By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (about 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings.
Here are five items to watch:
- City Hall Groundbreaking: Before the workshop, the council will participate in a 3 p.m. groundbreaking ceremony for the new city hall in the parking lot south of the existing building. The project is expected to be finished in 2022.
- Traffic Contact Report: In the workshop, the Police Department will present its annual Traffic Contact Report. Compiled by an independent consultant, the report found the department employs best practices and complies with state law.
- Gateway Zoning Overlays: Another workshop item is a discussion about zoning overlays and other tools to aesthetically enhance key city entryways.
- BV African American Museum: In the regular meeting, Mayor Karl Mooney will issue a proclamation recognizing the Brazos Valley African American Museum‘s leadership as a part of African American History Month.
- Hands-Free Ordinance: The council will consider an ordinance amendment requiring hands-free use to talk on communication devices while operating a motor vehicle or bicycle.
Colin Killian has been with the City of College Station since 2010 after serving 23 years as the 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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