College Station City Council

Executive Session

Thursday July 14, 2005 at 5:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

1.                  Call to order.

 

2.                  Council will go into executive session 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

b.      University Town Center Shopping Center development – University Drive

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

 

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

 

Personnel {Gov’t Code Section 551.0741; 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.      Municipal Court Judge

 

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.  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 July 8, 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 July 14, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

4.      Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation

Presentation:  International Students – India

 

5.            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 6:45 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

 

6.1                    Bid No. 05-89.  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an annual bid for heavy equipment rental with Mustang Rental Services of Bryan, TX in the amount of $125,000.00.

 

6.2                    Bid No. 05-103.  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on annual bid for purchase of electrical wire and cable maintained in inventory as follows:  Hughes Supply for $350,800.00; Techline Inc. for $3,800.00; and the Texas Electric Coop for $183,105.00.  Total estimated annual expenditure is $537,705.00.

 

6.3                    Bid No. 05-75.  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the award to purchase two (2) three phase electrical transformers from National Electric Systems, Inc. for a total of $1,165,250.00.

 

6.4                    Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the award of Bid #05-97 for a re-roofing price agreement with BC/S Construction Company in an amount not to exceed $57,060.00.

 

6.5                    Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding approval of an annual price agreement with Cleveland Asphalt for an annual blanket purchase order to provide emulsified asphalt for the maintenance of streets in an amount not to exceed $143,200.

6.6                    Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a contingency transfer in the General Fund in the amount of $19,600 for the budget authorization for the purchase of 7 handheld laser radars for the police motorcycles.

 

6.7                    Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an advance funding agreement (AFA) with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) for the powder coating of signal pole assemblies at the intersection of FM 2818 (Harvey Mitchell Parkway S) and FM 2347 (George Bush Drive W), in an amount not to exceed $4,350.00.

 

6.8                    Presentation, discussion, and possible action on ratification of property casualty claim expenses in the amount of $194,987.97; workers compensation claim expenses in the amount of $277,136.11; authorize annual estimated claims expenses for workers compensation claims in the amount of $102,864; and authorize additional estimated claims expenses for property casualty claims in the amount of $175,000 to Abercrombie, Simmons & Gillette (AS&G), our third party administrator.

 

6.9                    Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the first reading of an ordinance approving a non-exclusive medical waste hauling franchise agreement with Stericycle, Inc.

 

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

 

6.11                Presentation, discussion, and possible action on adopting a policy for appointments to council appointed committees and citizen committees.

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Regular Agenda

 

Vision Statement IV – Planning and Development

 

7.1                    Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan by amending the Future Land Use Plan element, for the area generally described as 1000 Spring Loop and vicinity, bound by Spring Loop, University Drive East and Tarrow Street.

 

7.2                    Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on a rezoning for 76.662 acres out of the Robert Stevenson Survey, A-54, generally located on the proposed State Highway 40, across from Castlegate from R-1 Single Family Residential to PDD Planned Development District.

 

7.3                    Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an agreement to conduct a feasibility study for a Regional Transportation Operations for the Brazos Valley project in the amount of $6,250.

 

 

 

Vision Statement III – Economic Development

 

 

7.4                    Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the Community Development Division’s proposed 2005-09 Consolidated Plan, Action Plan and Budget.

 

7.5                    Presentation, discussion, and possible action on appointments to various Citizen Committees.

 

7.6                    Presentation, discussion, and possible action on appointment of Council representatives to various boards and committees.

 

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

 

9.         Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

10.       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 July 8, 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.