Agenda

College Station City Council

Workshop and Regular Meetings

Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

 

1.               Presentation, discussion, and possible action on items listed on the consent agenda.

 

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 regarding student safety concerns in the Northgate area.

 

4.               Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a request from Mr. Tony Jones to extend sewer service into the College Station extraterritorial jurisdiction for development of duplexes on an 8.22 acre tract out of the Crawford Burnett Survey, Abstract No. 7, generally located west of the intersection of Jones Butler Road and Cain Road, Brazos County, Texas.

 

5.               Presentation, discussion, and possible action regarding the Brazos Valley Transportation Summit planned for February 2006.

 

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

 

Nov. 19                          Employee Annual Banquet – Brazos Center – 6:00 p.m.

Nov. 22                          Workshop and Regular Meetings 2:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Nov. 24-25                     Thanksgiving Holiday – Offices Closed

Nov. 30                          Wells Fargo Program on Ethics w/Dennis Ross – Presidential Library Center 6:00 p.m.

Dec. 6-10                       NLC Conference – Charlotte, NC.

Dec. 12-14                     Attorney General Open Meetings Conference – Austin, TX.

Dec.  15                          Workshop and Regular Council Meeting, 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Dec. 19                           Intergovernmental Committee, Noon Adm Conf. Room CS City Hall

 

8.            Discussion, review and possible action regarding the following meetings:  Brazos County Health Dept., Brazos Animal Shelter, Brazos Valley Council of Governments, Cemetery Committee, City Center,  Design Review Board, Façade 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, Wolf Pen Creek TIF Board, 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 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 Station v. Wellborn Special Utility District

e.      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

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 – Gas Cost Prudence Review, Atmos Energy Corporation

h.      GUD No. 9560 – 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.       Gas Reliability Infrastructure Program (GRIP) 2004

k.      Resolution ordering Atmos Energy to show just cause

 

     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.  After executive session discussion, any final action or vote taken will be in public.  The following subject(s) may be discussed:

 

Mixed use development in Northgate

 

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:

 

Aggie Field of Honor

 

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:

 

Council Self-evaluation

 

10.       Final Action on executive session, if necessary.

 

11.       Adjourn.  

 

APPROVED:

 

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Interim City Manager Glenn Brown

 

Notice is hereby given that a Workshop Meeting of the City Council of the City of College Station, Texas will be held on the 22nd day of November, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas.  The following subjects will be discussed, to wit:  See Agenda

Posted this 18th day of November, 2005 at 2:00 p.m.

By:

Connie Hooks, City Secretary

 

I, the undersigned, do hereby certify that the above Notice of Meeting of the Governing Body of the City of College Station, Texas, is a true and correct copy of said Notice and that I posted a true and correct copy of said notice on the bulletin board at City Hall, 1101 Texas Avenue, in College Station, Texas, and the City’s website, www.cstx.gov .  The Agenda and Notice are readily accessible to the general public at all times.  Said Notice and Agenda were posted on November 18, 2005, at 2:00 p.m. and remained so posted continuously for at least 72 hours proceeding the scheduled time of said meeting.

 

This public notice was removed from the official board at the College Station City Hall on the following date and time:  _______________________ by ___________________________.

 

                                                Dated this _____day of _______________, 2005.

                                                City of College Station, TEXAS

By____________________________________

 

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this the ______day of _________________,

___________________Notary Public – Brazos County, Texas 

My commission expires:_________

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.  Council meetings are broadcast live on Cable Access Channel 19.


Agenda

College Station City Council

Regular Meeting

Tuesday, November 22, 2005 at 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chamber, 1101 Texas Avenue

College Station, Texas

 

12.      Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation, Consider absence requests, Presentation of B/CS Boot

 

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.  Please 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 please state their name and address for the record and provided 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.   

 

13.1          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on approval of minutes for City Council Special Meeting October 18, 2005 and City Council Workshop and Regular Meeting November 10, 2005.

 

13.2          Presentation, discussion, and possible action to authorize additional expenditures up to $180,000 for the purchase of diesel fuel and gasoline with Brenco Marketing bringing the total annual estimated expenditures to $1,044,830.00.  Contract #05-056.

 

13.3          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a bid award for an annual price agreement for the purchase of electric meters maintained in the electrical inventory.  Estimated annual expenditures to Wesco is $58,020.00 and Texas Meter and Device is $24,640.00 for total estimated annual expenditures of $82,660.00.  Bid #05-149.

 

13.4          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a renewal agreement for purchase of various automotive and truck parts.  Estimated expenditures with Napa Auto Parts is $48,500.00 and Truckmotive is $53,500.00 for the total annual estimated expenditures of $102,000.  Bid #04-05.

 

13.5          Presentation, discussion, and possible action awarding the bid for the purchase of seven transmission high voltage substation breakers to HVB AE Power Systems, Inc. in the amount of $316,400.  Bid #06-08.

 

13.6          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution approving a construction contract with Lone Star Lining Company in the amount of $470,661.96 for the Rock Prairie Road Landfill Fill Sector 19 construction project.

 

13.7          Presentation, discussion, and possible action approving a Sub-Recipient Agreement between the City of College Station and the Governor’s Division of Emergency Management (GDEM) for a State Homeland Security Program Grant of $160,266.00 and a Law Enforcement Terrorism Prevention Program Grant of $196,419.00.

 

13.8          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution requesting permission from the Texas Department of Transportation to let the construction contract for the pedestrian improvements at the intersection of FM 2818 and Welsh Avenue.

 

13.9          Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a Change Order No. 1 for Dartmouth Drive Extension Phase II Design to Mitchell & Morgan, LLP for the engineering services to prepare the project for construction, in the amount of $40,300.

 

13.10      Presentation, discussion, and possible action accepting a Right-of-Way Easement from Texas A&M University System.  The easement affects 1.969 acres of land currently improved with Luther Street and an open-ditch drainage system.  The easement will be dedicated to the City of College Station at no charge.

 

13.11      Presentation, discussion, and possible action on consideration of an ordinance amending Chapter 10, “Traffic Code,” Section 4E(3)(a) of the Code of Ordinances of the City of College Station to restrict parking on the south side of Boswell Street at its intersection with Langford Street.

 

13.12      Presentation, discussion, and possible action approving a Resolution that will authorize the condemnation of the entire property and 31 interior tracts for mineral rights and ten interior surface tracts of real property needed in order to develop the State Highway 30 Landfill Project.

 

13.13      Presentation, discussion, and possible action on a resolution selecting Citibank as the City’s depository bank, approving a bank depository contract, selecting a custodian bank and approving a third party custodian agreement, designating the City Manager or his Designee as the designated officer to administer the depository services for the City, and authorizing the maximum expenditure of funds not to exceed $45,000 in any year for the term of the contract.

 

 


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. 

 

14.1             Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance to amend the city’s Thoroughfare Plan, by reflecting additional existing and realigned thoroughfares within the City.

 

14.2             Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance changing the street name from MARION PUGH DRIVE to JONES-BUTLER ROAD, an ordinance changing the street name from SOUTHWEST PARKWAY WEST to CORREGIDOR DRIVE, and an ordinance changing the street name from MOUNTAIN BREEZE WAY to EAGLE AVENUE within the City of College Station, Texas.

 

14.3             Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance rezoning a portion of a tract of land affecting 4.435 acres generally located at 450 Earl Rudder Freeway South, approximately 1500 feet north of the SH 6/University Drive Intersection along the southbound frontage road from R-1 Single-family Residential to C-1 General Commercial. (05-160)

 

14.4             Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance rezoning the Dahlis Waller tract, consisting of 13.79 acres generally located west of Longmire Drive and north of the Cypress Meadows Subdivision, from A-O Agricultural Open to R-1 Single Family Residential.

 

14.5             Public hearing, presentation, discussion, and possible action on an ordinance to amend the City’s bikeway and pedestrian plan.

15.       The City Council may convene the executive session following the regular meeting to discuss matters posted on the executive session agenda for November 22, 2005.

 

16.       Final action on executive session, if necessary.

 

17.       Adjourn.

 

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

 

APPROVED:

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Interim City Manager Glenn Brown

 

Notice is hereby given that a Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City of College Station, Texas will be held on the 22nd day of November, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Texas Avenue, College Station, Texas.  The following subjects will be discussed, to wit:  See Agenda.

 

Posted this the 18th day of November, 2005 at 2:30 p.m.

Connie Hooks, City Secretary

 

I, the undersigned, do hereby certify that the above Notice of Meeting of the Governing Body of the City of College Station, Texas, is a true and correct copy of said Notice and that I posted a true and correct copy of said notice on the bulletin board at City Hall, 1101 Texas Avenue, in College Station, Texas, and the City’s website, www.cstx.gov.  The Agenda and Notice are readily accessible to the general public at all times.  Said Notice and Agenda were posted on November 18, 2005, at 2:30 p.m. and remained so posted continuously for at least 72 hours proceeding the scheduled time of said meeting.

 

This public notice was removed from the official posting board at the College Station City Hall on the following date and time:  __________________________ by ______________________.

Dated this _____day of ________________, 2005.     __________________________________

 

Subscribed and sworn to before me on this the _____day of ________________, 2005.

______________________________

Notary Public – Brazos County, Texas My commission expires: ___________

The 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 .  Council meetings are broadcast live on Cable Access Channel 19.