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 967 2839 3278. 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. Historical Marker No. 108

The Historic Preservation Committee will present Historical Marker No. 108 to the Dresser family for its residence at 501 Fairview Ave.

2. Developer-Neighborhood Communication

The council will discuss communication between developers and neighborhoods, including existing notification processes and recommendations for improvement.

3. Remote Pay Parking

The council will discuss a remote pay parking system to address on-street parking in residential neighborhoods during events such as football games. The presentation will include information received from recent public engagement.

4. Parkland Dedication

The council will discuss possible amendments to the city’s parkland dedication ordinance, including reducing zones and eliminating the distinction between neighborhood and community parks.

5. Wellborn Road Rezoning

The council will consider a request to change the zoning from Rural to Wellborn Commercial for about one acre on Wellborn Road between Madison Street and Victoria Avenue. The change would bring existing businesses into compliance for future development.

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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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