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 963 5764 5375. 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. Committee Code of Ethics

The council will discuss a code of ethics for citizens serving on city boards, commissions, and committees.  Appointees are subject to ethical restrictions, but no code of ethics exists.

2. Remote Pay Parking System

The council will consider implementing a remote pay system for on-street and city-owned parking facilities to address congestion in neighborhoods during events such as football games.

3. FY 22 Action Plan & Budget

The council will consider approving the proposed  FY 22 Annual Action Plan and Community Development Budget. More than $2 million in federal grant funds are available.

4. Pine Ridge Drive Rezoning

After a public hearing, the council will consider a request to change the zoning from Duplex to Multi-Family for about 0.3 acres at 1531 Pine Ridge Drive to consolidate the lot with adjacent property.

5. General & Special Election

The council will consider ordering general and special elections for Nov. 2 to elect city council members (places 4 and 6) and submit city charter amendments to voters.

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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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