5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5:30 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch:
- Community Development Action Plan: The council will hear a workshop presentation on the proposed FY17 Community Development Budget and PY16 Action Plan to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
- Impact Fees: The council will hear a progress update on the study of water, wastewater and roadway impact fees.
- Citizen Survey Results: The council will receive the results of the 2016 citizen survey that was conducted in April to help assess and prioritize a wide range of services and needs.
- Easterwood Airport Funding: As part of the consent agenda, the council will consider an agreement to provide $141,300 in hotel tax funds as part of Easterwood Airport’s FY16 budget.
- Police Cameras: The council will consider a five-year, $706,000 agreement with TASER International for body and in-car video cameras and data storage.
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.
Colin Killian (@ColinKillian)has been with the City of College Station since 2010. He previously served 23 years as associate media relations director for the Texas A&M Athletics Department. Killian has also done extensive volunteer work for the U.S. Olympic Committee and worked as a reporter and editor for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times and Lewisville News. A native of Hobbs, N.M., he graduated from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in journalism/political science.
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