5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

The College Station City Council meets Thursday at 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.

To join online, go to Zoom or call 888 475 4499 and enter webinar number 951 5685 9189. If the call-in number isn’t working, access will be limited to Zoom.

To address the council about any item on the workshop or regular agenda, you must register with the city secretary by 3 p.m. 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. BVEDC Compliance Report

The council will review the 2020 Incentive Compliance Report by the Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation.

2. YMCA Feasibility Study

The council will discuss a recent feasibility survey regarding a College Station Community Recreation Center in collaboration with the YMCA of Greater Williamson County.

3. Gus Roy Road Land Use

After a public hearing, the council will consider a request to change the land use designation from Wellborn Preserve-Open to Wellborn Commercial for about two acres along Gus Roy Road and Victoria Avenue. The applicant intends to develop warehouses and offices.

4. FY 21 Bond Authorization

The council will consider authorizing up to $62.44 million in certificates of obligation to fund capital projects involving streets, information technology, facilities, fleet vehicles, and electric, water, and sewer system improvements.

5. Disaster Declaration Renewal

The council will consider consenting to the extension of the mayor’s COVID-19 disaster declaration to allow the city to continue receiving emergency pandemic-related funding.

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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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