Five things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

By Colin Killian, Communications Manager

The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch:

  1. Capital Plan Update: The council will be updated on capital projects discussed during public meetings conducted in March by the Bond Citizen Advisory Committee.
  2. Possible Bond Election: The council will discuss whether or not to have a bond election in November and alternative funding options for projects recommended by the Citizen Advisory Committee.
  3. Proposed FY16 Budget: The council will hear a presentation on the city’s proposed FY16 budget. A series of budget workshops are scheduled for Aug. 17-20. As part of the consent agenda, council will consider Sept. 10 for a public hearing on the budget. A hearing on the proposed tax rate will be Sept. 2.
  4. Graham Road Rehabilitation: The council will consider an $860,000 contract to rehabilitate Graham Road from Dove Crossing Lane to the Lick Creek crossing.
  5. Munson Avenue Parking: After a public hearing, the council will consider removing parking on both sides of Munson Avenue from Rose Circle to Dominik Drive.

The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Ch. 19, or online. The website includes an archive of previous council meetings. We’ll post a detailed live blog on this site.

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