AGENDA

College Station City Council

Executive Session

Thursday July 28, 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 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.      Civil Action No. H-04-3876, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Division

         JK Development v. College Station

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

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

9.      Cause No. GN-502012, Travis County, TMPA v. PUC (College Station filed Intervention 7/6/05)

10.     City Manager Claim Letter.

 

            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.

 

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

b.      Mixed use/new urbanism redevelopments – Church Avenue in Northgate

 

            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:

            a.         City Manager

 

3.                  Final action on Executive Session, if necessary.

 

4.         Adjourn.  

 

APPROVED:

 

_______________________________­­­­­­­

Acting City Manager Glenn Brown

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on July 22, 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 _________________________.

 

 

________________________________

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AGENDA

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Thursday July 28, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

  1.       Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation, Consider absence requests

 

      2.         Hear Visitors:  Any citizen may address the City Council on any item which does not                                          appear on the posted Agenda.  Registration forms are available in the lobby and at the                                 desk of the City Secretary.  This form should be completed and delivered to the City                                               Secretary by 6:45 p.m.  Limit remarks to three minutes.  A timer alarm will sound                                      after 2 1/2 minutes to signal that you have thirty seconds remaining so that you may                                       conclude your remarks.  The City Council will receive the information, ask staff to                                            look into the matter, or place the issue on a future agenda.  Topics of operational                                        concerns shall be directed to the City Manager.  

           

Consent Agenda

Individuals who wish to address the City Council on a consent or regular agenda item not posted as a public hearing shall register with the City Secretary prior to the Mayor’s reading of the agenda item.  Registration forms are available in the lobby and at the desk of the City Secretary.  The Mayor will recognize individuals who wish to come forward to speak for or against the item.  The speaker will state their name and address for the record and allowed three minutes.  A timer alarm will sound after 2 1/2 minutes to signal thirty seconds remaining so that the speaker may conclude your remarks.   

 

3.1              Presentation, discussion, and possible action on approval of minutes for Workshop        and Regular Council Meeting February 24, 2005 and June 23, 2005.

 

3.2              Contract #05-230.  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract with JaCody Inc., in the amount of $465,888.50 for the construction of Phase II of the Wolf Pen Creek Upper Trails.

 

3.3        Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution awarding the professional services contract (Contract No. 05-204) with Bleyl & Associates in the amount not to exceed $123,600 for engineering design services for the Jones-Butler Phase II project.

 

3.4        Bid #05-109.  Presentation, discussion, and possible action on annual price agreement for steel electrical distribution poles to Preferred Sales Agency for $157,695.00 and Trans American Power Products for $70,760.00 for a combined annual estimate of $228,455.00.

 

3.5        Presentation, discussion, and possible action approving a resolution to amend the Interlocal Agreement (ILA) dated January 2001, and amended in July 2002, between the City of College Station and the City of Bryan for Emergency Water Transfer.

 

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

 

3.7              Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the first reading of a franchise agreement with Texas Commercial Waste for the collection, processing, and marketing of recyclable materials.

 

3.8              Presentation, discussion, and possible action on rejection of 3 proposals for the Low Power AM Emergency Advisory Radio System.

 

3.9              Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance denying the proposal by Atmos Energy Corporation to implement interim Gas Reliability Infrastructure Program (“GRIP”) rate adjustments for gas utility investment in 2003.

 

Regular Agenda

Individuals who wish to address the City Council on a regular agenda item not posted as a public hearing shall register with the City Secretary prior to the Mayor’s reading of the agenda item.  The Mayor will recognize you to come forward to speak for or against the item.  The speaker will state their name and address for the record and allowed three minutes. A timer alarm will sound after 2 1/2 minutes to signal thirty seconds remaining so that the speaker may conclude your remarks.

 

Individuals who wish to address the City Council on an item posted as a public hearing shall register with the City Secretary prior to the Mayor’s announcement to open the public hearing.   The Mayor will recognize individuals who wish to come forward to speak for or against the item.  The speaker will state their name and address for the record and allowed three minutes.  A timer alarm will sound after 2 1/2 minutes to signal thirty seconds remaining so that the speaker may conclude your remarks.    After a public hearing is closed, there shall be no additional public comments.  If Council needs additional information from the general public, some limited comments may be allowed at the discretion of the Mayor.  

 

If an individual does not wish to address the City Council, but still wishes to be recorded in the official minutes as being in support or opposition to an agenda item, the individual may complete the registration form provided in the lobby by providing the name, address, and comments about a city related subject.  These comments will be referred to the City Council and City Manager. 

 

Vision Statement I – Core Services 

 

4.1              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.

 

Vision Statement III – Planning and Development

 

4.2              Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on a rezoning for 9500 Rock Prairie Road (Rez) consisting of approximately 117 acres generally located on Rock Prairie Road just south of Greens Prairie Road from A-O Agricultural Open to A-OR Rural Residential.

 

Vision Statement I – Core Services

 

4.3              Presentation, discussion, and possible action on an amendment to the Rental Registration Ordinance for duplex and single family rentals.

 

4.4              Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding a report from the Senior Advisory Committee.

 

4.5              Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the process to be used for reviewing the 2005-2006 proposed budget.

 

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

 

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

           

5.      The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to

         discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for July 28, 2005.

 

6         Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

7.        Adjourn.

 

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

APPROVED:

 

______________________________

Acting City Manager Glenn Brown

 

I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal Building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on July 22, 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.