Agenda

College Station City Council

Special Meeting

Friday, June 17, 2005 at 1:00 p.m.

College Station City Hall

Council Chambers

1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas 

 

1.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the City Council’s responsibilities prescribed by the City Charter.

 

2.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the Open Meetings Act and email.

 

3.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding the Open Records Act.

 

4.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on ethics and conflict of interest statutes. 

 

5.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on council-manager-staff relations (IE-“The Team”).

·         Information requests

·         Reports to Council

 

6.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on strategic planning and budgeting.

 

7.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on council professional development.

 

8.         Presentation, discussion and possible action on intergovernmental relations.

 

9.         Presentation, discussion and possible action regarding board/committee appointments.

 

10.       Executive Session will immediately follow the special meeting in the Administrative Conference Room.

 

The City Council may consider pending and contemplated litigation subjects.  The following subjects may be discussed:


 

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 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:

 

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

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

         c.         TXU Lone Star Gas Rate Request.

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

e.         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

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

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

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

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

 

 

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 Monday, June 14, 2005 at 9:00 a.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) 774-3517 or (TDD) 1-800-735-2989.