5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

The College Station City Council will meet Thursday at city hall for its workshop (after 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Public attendance is not permitted, but comments are allowed through Zoom. 

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 939 6866 4660. 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 at least two hours before the meeting or call 979-764-3500 and provide your name and phone number. Written comments will be provided to the council members.

Here are five items to watch:

1. Lick Creek Park Trails

The council will hear a workshop presentation on the restoration efforts at Lick Creek Park after a sewer line was installed from the Lick Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant to Fitch Parkway. The trails that were disturbed have reopened.

2. Wellborn Non-Annexation Agreements

As part of the consent agenda, the council will consider extending 2011 non-annexation development agreements with properties in the Wellborn area.

3. LULAC Oak Hill Apartments Rehab

After a public hearing, the council will consider a federal loan application to rehabilitate the LULAC Oak Hill Apartments, a 50-unit property built about 40 years ago for low-income elderly residents and people with disabilities.

4. Costco Agreements

The council will consider economic development and property purchase agreements with Costco Wholesale Corporation for about 19 acres near Earl Rudder Freeway and Corporate Drive in the Midtown Business Park.

5. Senate Bill 10

The council will consider a resolution expressing its opposition to proposed bills in the Texas Legislature, including Senate Bill 10, that would restrict local governments’ ability to advocate for their communities.

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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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