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 940 6669 1730. 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. Aggie Park Stormwater

The council will discuss the stormwater mitigation plan for Texas A&M’s Aggie Park, a 20-acre green space on the south side of campus.

2. Proposed Comp Plan Changes

The council will review proposed changes to the city’s comprehensive plan as part of the 10-year update. Public engagement will be from late July through early September.

3. FY 22 Action Plan & Budget

The council will review the proposed FY 22 Action Plan and Community Development budget. Available federal grant funds next year total about $2.04 million.

4. Eastgate, Southwood Sidewalks

The council will consider a $458,000 contract for sidewalk improvements in the Eastgate and Southwood neighborhoods.

5. City Charter Amendments

The council will consider possible city charter amendments related to ethical requirements for council members. The amendments could be part of a Nov. 2 special election.

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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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