5 things to watch at Monday’s city council meetings
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager
The College Station City Council gathers Monday at city hall for its workshop (5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings.
Here are five items to watch:
- Relocation of City Departments: In the workshop, the council will discuss the relocation of several city departments along with the renovation and deferred maintenance of the existing police headquarters.
- City Hall Financing Options: Another workshop item is financing for a new city hall near the site of the existing building on Texas Avenue.
- Lincoln Avenue Rehabilitation Project: As part of the consent agenda, the council will consider an $894,000 contract with Binkley and Barfield for engineering services related to the rehabilitation of Lincoln Avenue.
- Funding Agreements: Also on the consent agenda are funding agreements with the Arts Council of Brazos Valley, Chamber of Commerce, Noon Lions Club, Easterwood Airport, Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation, Memorial for All Veterans of the Brazos Valley, Aggieland Humane Society, Keep Brazos Beautiful, and Experience Bryan-College Station.
- New Police Headquarters: The council will consider approving the Guaranteed Maximum Price of $24,833,300 for the construction of the new police headquarters provided by J.T. Vaughn Construction, the approved construction manager at risk.
The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Channel 19 or online. We’ll post a detailed live blog on this site.
Colin Killian (@ColinKillian) has been with the City of College Station since 2010 after serving 23 years as associate media relations director for the Texas A&M Athletics Department. Killian has also 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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