Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop Meeting

Thursday June 23, 2005 at 3:00 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 status update on the implementation of the Rental Registration Program for duplex and single family rentals.

 

3.                  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on 1) an update of the hotel/conference center project; 2) debriefing on Dallas tour of hotel, conference center, and mixed use facilities; 3) project communications plan and community partnerships; and 4) tax increment finance plan.

 

4.                  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on revisions to the City Council Meeting Procedures.

 

5.                  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on establishing a policy for council appointed committees and citizen committees.

 

6.                  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.

 

7.                  Council Calendars

                  Agenda Planning Calendar

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

                  June 22                              Exploring History Lunch Lecture – CS Conference Center 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

                  June 23                              Health and Safety Expo – Brazos Center – 8:00 –4:00 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

                  July 12                               Transportation Committee Half-Day Workshop – Noon – Administrative Conference Room

                  July 14                               Workshop and Regular Council Meeting – 2:00 p.m.

                  July 18                               Intergovernmental Committee Meeting – Noon – Bryan

                  July 19                               Chamber of Commerce – 8:30 a.m.

                  July 20                               Research Valley Partnership 3:00 p.m.

                  July 28                               Workshop and Regular Council Meeting – 3:00 p.m.

                  July 30                               Kick Off Event for National Night Out – Post Oak Mall – 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

                                                           

                 

8.                  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, Faηade 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).

 

9.                  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 County, College Station v. Wellborn Special Utility District

5.         Civil Action No. H-04-4558, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division

                     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

 

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.

1.      Economic Development prospects and related incentives:

a.       Mixed use/new urbanism redevelopments – Church Avenue in Northgate (3 projects)

b.      University Square Shopping Center redevelopment – South College Avenue in Northgate

c.       GameDay Centers mixed use redevelopment – Church Avenue and Wellborn Road in Northgate

d.      Culpepper Plaza Shopping Center redevelopment – Texas Avenue 

e.       Post Oak Square Shopping Center redevelopment – Harvey Road

f.        University Town Center Shopping Center development – University Drive

g.       Retail, restaurant, and office development – northwest corner of Highway 6 and Greens Prairie Road

h.       Mixed use/new urbanism development – University Drive

 

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

 

10.  Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

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 17, 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 23, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

11.            Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

                 Consider request for absence from meeting

 

12.             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

 

13.1                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on approval of minutes for Workshop and Regular Meeting of March 22, 2005, June 9, 2005, retreat June 13-14, 2005.

 

13.2                Presentation, discussion, and possible action awarding Bid #04-76 to Identix Incorporated for an amount of $97,402 for a digital fingerprint and mugshot capture system for the College Station Police Department.

 

13.3                Presentation, discussion, and possible action to approve a supplement to the Software License and Services Agreement with Sungard HTE for the purchase of the Business License module for an amount not to exceed $22,885.

 

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

 

13.5                Presentation, discussion, and possible action approving two contracts, a real estate contract and an option contract.  The property is owned by TLS Properties, LTD (Bruce Smith) and located at Dowling Road and Marion Pugh Street.  The purchase price for 10.7466 acres of land is $155,825.70, with a $5,000 option for the City to purchase an adjoining five acre parcel.

 

13.6                Presentation, discussion, and possible action approving a Development Participation Agreement that will authorize participation in the redesign and construction of Lift Station #1 Gravity Sewer Line Project.  City participation is $20,217.50 for the re-design and construction and $21,243.00 for the needed easements.  The agreement is between the City of College Station and Spring Creek CS Development, LTD.

 

13.7                Presentation, discussion, and possible action approving Change Order #1 to Professional Services Contract 05-065 with Waterscape Consultants, Inc., for engineering services related to the W.A. Tarrow Park Splash Park, increasing the contract by $7,750 for a revised contract amount of $22,500.

 

13.8                Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding Change Order No. 2 to a contract with Mitchell & Morgan, L.L. P. for the Texas Avenue Utility Relocation Project.

 

 

Regular Agenda

 

Vision Statement III – Planning and Development

 

14.1                Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance rezoning Callaway Subdivision Phase II, consisting of approximately 14 acres, located on the east side of Marion Pugh Drive, approximately 500’ south of the intersection of George Bush Drive, including a portion of the Luther Street Right-of-Way, from C-1 General Commercial to R-6 High Density Multi-Family.

 

14.2                Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance rezoning request for Lot 1 of the Callaway House Parking Subdivision, generally located along the east side of Marion Pugh Drive, approximately 200 feet south of the intersection with George Bush Drive, from C-1 General Commercial to R-6 High Density Multi-Family.

 

Vision Statement I – Core Services

 

14.3                Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on an amendment to Chapter 9 “Subdivisions” of the City Code adopting standards for the construction of streets and alleyways.

 

14.4                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution authorizing the Fire Chief to coordinate with the Office of Domestic Preparedness of the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration in application for a matching funds grants under the SAFER Grant Program for the purpose of hiring 10 full time firefighters.

 

14.5                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of City of College Station, Texas General Obligation Refunding Bonds, Series 2005A, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $20,000,000; approving the form of a preliminary official statement; selecting underwriters for the bonds; and ordaining other matters related thereto, including immediate effectiveness.

 

14.6                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of City of College Station, Texas Utility System Revenue Refunding Bonds, Series 2005A, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $15,000,000; approving the form of a preliminary official statement; selecting underwriters for the bonds; and ordaining other matters related thereto, including immediate effectiveness.

 

Vision Statement III – Economic Development

 

14.7                Presentation, discussion, and possible action appointing a City Council representative to the Research Valley Partnership Board of Directors to fill an unexpired term.

 

15.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for June 23, 2005.

 

16.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

17.       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 17, 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.