Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday June 9, 2005 at 2:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

1.                  Discussion of consent agenda items listed for Regular Council Meeting.

 

2.                  Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding approval of a request by St. Joseph Health System to temporarily change the name of Texas Avenue to Sister Gretchen Kunz Parkway for one day only, June 13, 2005.

 

3.                  Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding a Joint Workshop with the Planning and Zoning Commission to discuss a status update of various development related topics as follows:

 

a.       Overview and implementation plan for the Zucker Systems Organizational Review

b.      Overview and update on the Subdivision Regulations rewrite

c.       Overview of City-wide Thoroughfare Plan Issues

d.      Overview and status report of impact fees for the City of College Station

e.       Overview and status report of the preparation of a Neighborhood Overlay District Ordinance

 

4.                  Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding a legislative update.

 

5.                  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on future agenda items – A Council Member may inquire about a subject for which notice has not been given.  A statement of specific factual information or the recitation of existing policy may be given.  Any deliberation shall be limited to a proposal to place the subject on an agenda for a subsequent meeting.

 

6.                  Council Calendars

                  Agenda Planning Calendar

                         

                  June 4                                Brazos County Branch of the NAACP 23rd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Hilton Hotel

                  June 8                                Newman 10 Business Performance Awards Lunch 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Hilton – Bluebonnet

                  June 9 – 10                        TEX21 Statewide Quarterly Meeting – Lubbock – Holiday Inn Park Plaza

                  June 9                                Workshop and Regular Council Meeting – 2:00 p.m.

                  June 13 – 14                      Council Retreat-Del Lago

                  June 15                              Intergovernmental Joint Retreat-BVCOG Office – 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. with meal

                  June 15                              RVP – 3:00 p.m.

                  June 21                              Chamber of Commerce Board Meeting– 8:30 a.m.

                  June 23                              Health and Safety Expo – Brazos Center8:004:00 p.m.

                  June 23                              Workshop and Regular Council Meeting – 3:00 p.m.

                  June 24                              Girls Fast Pitch Tournament/Opening Ceremonies 6p.m.-Central Park

                                                           

                 

7.                  Discussion, review and possible action regarding the following meetings:  Brazos County Health Department, Brazos Animal Shelter, Brazos Valley Council of Governments, Cemetery Committee, City Center,  Design Review Board, Façade Improvement Program Advisory Committee, Fraternal Partnership, Historic Preservation Committee, Intergovernmental Committee and School District, Joint Relief Funding Review Committee, Library Committee, Making Cities Livable Conference,  Metropolitan Planning Organization, Parks and Recreation Board, Planning and Zoning Commission, Sister City Association, TAMU Student Senate, The Research Valley Partnership, Transportation Committee, Wolf Pen Creek Oversight Committee, Zoning Board of Adjustments, (see attached posted notices for subject matters).

 

8.                  Executive Session will immediately follow the workshop meeting in the Administrative Conference Room.

 

            Consultation with Attorney (Gov’t Code Section 551.071); possible action The City      Council may seek advice from its attorney regarding a pending and contemplated             litigation subject or settlement offer or attorney-client privileged information.  Litigation           is an ongoing process and questions may arise as to a litigation tactic or settlement offer,    which needs to be discussed with the City Council.  Upon occasion the City Council may           need information from its attorney as to the status of a pending or contemplated litigation subject or settlement offer or an attorney-client privileged information.  After executive session discussion, any final action or vote taken will be in public.  The following             subject(s) may be discussed:

 

         1.         TCEQ Docket No. 2002-1147-UCR, Applications of Brushy Water Supply and College Station (Westside/Highway 60)

         2.         TCEQ Docket No. 2003-0544MWD, Application of Nantucket, Ltd.

         3.         TXU Lone Star Gas Rate Request.

         4.         Cause No. 03-002098-CV-85, Brazos Co., College Station v. Wellborn Special Utility District

5.         Civil Action No. H-04-4558, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Div., College Station v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, etc., and Wellborn Special Utility District

         6.         TCEQ Docket No. 582-04-2840, Application of Wellborn Special Utility District

7.         Civil Action No. H-04-3876, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division,         JK Development v. College Station

         8.         GUD No. 9530 – Gas Cost Prudence Review, Atmos Energy Corporation

9.         GUD No. 9560 – Gas Reliability Infrastructure Program (GRIP) rate increases, Atmos Energy Corporation

 

Real Estate {Gov’t Code Section 551.072}; possible action

The City Council may deliberate the purchase, exchange, lease or value of real property if deliberation in an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the position of the City in negotiations with a third person.  After executive session discussion, any final action or vote taken will be in public.  The following subject(s) may be discussed:

 

1.      Aggie Field of Honor

2.      Land acquisition on Wellborn Road for proposed cemetery

3.      Olden property located at the intersection of Rock Prairie and Greens Prairie Roads.

4.      1.65 acres at the south corner of University Drive E. and Tarrow Street.  610 University Drive E., College Station, Texas

5.      Easements for additional Electric Transmission Lines to serve the City of College Station and surrounding areas in the vicinity of State Highway 158 and State Highway 30.

 

Economic Incentive Negotiations {Gov’t Code Section 551.087}; possible action

The City Council may deliberate on commercial or financial information that the City Council has received from a business prospect that the City Council seeks to have locate, stay or expand in or near the city with which the City Council in conducting economic development negotiations may deliberate on an offer of financial or other incentives for a business prospect.  After executive session discussion, any final action or vote taken will be in public.  The following subject(s) may be discussed:

1.         The proposed city conference center and associated privately developed hotel.

 

Personnel {Gov’t Code Section 551.074}; possible action

The City Council may deliberate the appointment, employment, evaluation, reassignment, duties, discipline, or dismissal of a public officer.  After executive session discussion, any final action or vote taken will be in public.  The following public officer(s) may be discussed:

 

1.      Council self evaluation

2.      Discussion on appointing Mayor Pro tem

 

9.  Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

APPROVED:

 

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City Manager Thomas E. Brymer

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on June 3, 2005 at 5:00 p.m.

 

This public notice was removed from the official posting board at the College Station City Hall on the following date and time:  ______________________ by _________________________.

 

 

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City Secretary Connie Hooks

 

This building is wheelchair accessible.  Handicap parking spaces are available.  Any request for sign interpretive service must be made 48 hours before the meeting.  To make arrangements call (979) 764-3517 or (TDD) 1-800-735-2989.  Agendas may be viewed on www.cstx.gov and council meeting shown live on Cable Access Channel 19.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday June 9, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

10.            Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

Presentations:         Health and Safety Expo Proclamation

                              Proclamation of Army’s 230th Birthday

Consider request of absence from meeting

 

11.             Hear Visitors

(Any citizen may address the City Council for three minutes on city related issues not scheduled on the posted agenda.  An information form is provided at the register table and should be completed prior to 5:45 p.m. and given to the City Secretary.  The City Council will receive the information, ask staff to look into the matter, or place the issue on a future agenda for discussion).

           

Consent Agenda

 

12.1                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on approval of minutes for Workshop and Regular Meeting of January 27, 2005 and Workshop and Regular Meeting of February 10, 2005.

 

12.2                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the award of bid #05-86 to C&L Concrete Construction in an amount not to exceed $418,800.00 for the annual blanket order of concrete curb/gutter and flatwork used to maintain city infrastructure.

 

12.3                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an award to Wesco Distribution for the purchase of 18 distribution circuit breakers required for system replacements at Spring Creek Substation for a total of $382,015.00.

 

12.4                Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding the purchase of four replacement copiers from IKON Office Solutions for a total price of $46,492.

 

12.5                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the second reading of a franchise agreement with CCAA, LLC d/b/a Stop ‘N Go Potties for collection, hauling and disposal services for residential construction debris solid waste in winch loaded roll-off containers.

 

12.6                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a Juvenile Accountability Grant Resolution to approve application for educational program for First Offenders Program.

 

12.7                Presentation, discussion, and possible action approving a Resolution Determining Need that will authorize staff to continue negotiations for real property needed for the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency’s municipal landfill on Rock Prairie Road.  The property is owned by Dolly Olden and is located adjacent to the landfill on Rock Prairie Road.

 

 

Regular Agenda

 

Vision Statement I – Core Services

 

13.1                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an annual price agreement for various electrical materials maintained in inventory estimated to be $133,975.05.  One line item requires a tie breaking procedure.

 

Vision Statement II – Parks and Leisure Services

 

13.2                Presentation, discussion, and possible action approving a real estate contract that will authorize the purchase of 5.83 acres of land to be used for the future expansion to John Crompton Park and 1.49 acres needed for the future extension of Jones-Butler Road.  The property is located near the intersection of W. Holleman Drive and Jones-Butler Road.  The purchase price for the property is $87,470.

 

Vision Statement I – Core Services

 

13.3                Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding the selection of Mayor Pro tem by the City Council.

 

14.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for June 9, 2005.

 

15.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

16.       Adjourn.

 

If litigation issues arise to the posted subject matter of this Council Meeting an executive session will be held.

 

APPROVED:

 

                     

City Manager Thomas E. Brymer

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on June 3, 2005 at 5:00 p.m.

 

                     

City Secretary Connie Hooks

 

This building is wheelchair accessible.  Handicap parking spaces are available.  Any request for sign interpretive service must be made 48 hours before the meeting.  To make arrangements call (979) 764-3517 or (TDD) 1-800-735-2989.  Agendas may be viewed on www.cstx.gov  and council meeting shown live on Cable Access Channel 19.