Agenda

College Station City Council

Special Meeting

Monday, August 29, 2005 at 4:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

1.†††††††† Presentation, discussion and possible action on whether to initiate a referendum on the College Station convention center project.

 

2.†††††††† Presentation, discussion, and possible action on the proposed timeline and review process for the selection of an executive search firm to assist in the process of hiring a City Manager.

 

3.†††††††† Presentation, discussion and possible action on the FY 2005-2006 Proposed Budget.

 

4.†††††††† Executive Session will be held in the City Hall Council Chambers.

 

Consultation with Attorney {Govít 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 County, College Stat v. Wellborn Special Utility District

e.††††† Civil Action No. H-04-4558, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Texas, Houston Div. College Stat v. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, etc., @ Wellborn Special Utility District

 

 

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

†††††††††††††††† g.GUD No. 9530 Ė Gas Cost Prudence Review, Atmos Energy Corporation

h.††††† GUD No. 9560 Ė Gas Reliability Infrastructure Program (GRIP) rate increases, Atmos Energy Corporation

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

j.†††††† Claim letter from Cafť Eccell

 

††††††††††† Competitive Matters {Govít Code Section 551.086}; possible action

The City Council may deliberate vote, or take final action on a competitive matter in closed session.The City Council must make a good faith determination, by majority vote of the City Council, that the matter is a Competitive Matter.A "Competitive Matter" is a utility-related matter that the City Council determines is related to the City of College Station's Electric Utility Competitive Activity, including commercial information, which if disclosed would give an advantage to competitors or prospective competitors.The following is a general representation of the subject(s) to be considered as a competitive matter.

a.†††††††† Electric Fund Proposed Budget

 

Economic Incentive Negotiations {Govít 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.

 

5.†††††††† Action on executive session, if necessary.

 

6.†††††††† Presentation, discussion and possible action on the FY 2005-2006 Proposed Budget.

 

7.†††††††† Adjourn.

 

APPROVED:

 

 

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Interim City Manager Glenn Brown

 

 

 

 

 

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I certify that this agenda was posted on the bulletin board at the Municipal building, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas on August 26, 2005 at 3:00 p.m.

 

This public notice was removed from the official 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.