5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

The College Station City Council meets Thursday at 6 p.m. for its regular meeting at city hall. The council won’t have a workshop meeting, and public attendance is restricted.

The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. To join the meeting online, go to Zoom or call 888 475 4499 and enter webinar number 966 2114 0202. if the call-in number isn’t working, access will be limited to Zoom.

To address the council via Zoom about any agenda item you must register with the city secretary before the meeting by calling 979-764-3500 or emailing CSO@cstx.gov before the meeting starts. Written comments submitted to CSO@cstx.gov will be provided to the council members.

Here are five items to watch:

1. Bond Issuance Notice

As part of the consent agenda, the council will consider directing publication of notice of the intention to issue $62.4 million in certificates of obligation to fund various capital projects. The council will consider the sale parameters in May.

2. Barron Water Line Repair

Also on the consent agenda is a $232,988 emergency repair contract with Elliott Construction for the 24-inch water line that recently failed underneath Barron Road.

3. Castle Rock Sidewalk Project

Another consent agenda item is a $112,200 contract with Norman Construction Services to rehabilitate sidewalks in the Castle Rock subdivision. 

4. Rock Prairie MD No. 2 Parks

The consent agenda also includes a 50-year inter-local agreement for Rock Prairie Management District No. 2 to develop, dedicate and pay for the operation and maintenance of district parks and related facilities.

5. Norton Lane Rezoning

After a public hearing, the council will consider a request to change the zoning from Rural to General Suburban for five mostly undeveloped acres at 3006 Norton Lane. The change would allow single-family housing.

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About the Blogger

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 and political science.

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