Five things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

gavel[1]Here are five items to watch when the College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (6 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings:  

  • Wellborn Area Plan: The council will receive a workshop update on the Wellborn Area Plan, which addresses community character, land use and mobility. Area residents, landowners and business owners have provided guidance.
  • Bird Pond Road Rehabilitation: The council will consider a $1.45 million contract with Glenn Fuqua, Inc., to rehabilitate the pavement on Bird Pond Road from Rock Prairie Road to the existing creek crossing at the city limits.
  • Jones-Butler Road Extension: The council will consider a $2.98 million contract with Dudley Construction to extend Jones-Butler Road from Luther Street to the intersection of George Bush Drive and Penberthy Road.
  • Northgate Electric Substation: The council will consider a ground lease and interlocal agreement with Texas A&M for the construction of an electric substation to serve future demand in the Northgate and Biocorridor areas.
  • Budget Amendment No. 2: After a public hearing, the council will consider a $961,834 amendment to the Fiscal Year 2013 budget, including the addition of two police officers along with additional police equipment. For a detailed list of amendment items, see pages 127-128 of the council’s regular agenda packet.

The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Ch. 19, or online. Previous council meetings are archived on the website. A detailed live blog from the meetings will be posted on this site and also can be accessed through the city’s Facebook page.

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Colin Killian
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