5 things to watch at Monday’s city council meeting

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

The College Station City Council meets Monday after 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.

Complete agenda and background materials

Here are five items to watch:

1. Happy Birthday, City of Bryan!

Mayor Karl Mooney will issue a proclamation commemorating the City of Bryan’s 150th birthday on Nov. 29.

2. College Station Holiday Activities 

The council will discuss Christmas activities and events in College Station that are intended to attract holiday visitors. The council will also discuss related business partnerships and entertainment options.

3. Francis Drive Phase III Project

As part of the consent agenda, the council will consider a $279,750 contract with Kimley-Horn & Associates for designing the Francis Drive Rehabilitation Phase III project. The work will reconstruct Francis from Walton Drive and include storm sewers and sidewalks. 

4. Comp Plan Processes, Notifications

After a public hearing, the council will consider changes to Comprehensive Plan amendment processes and notifications. Changes include requiring mailed notices and neighborhood meetings for Future Land Use & Character Map amendments and comprehensive plan amendment applications to be paused six months before a major update to prevent conflicts between the requests and the update.

5. Impact Fees

The council will consider the semi-annual report on system-wide water, wastewater, and roadway impact fees. After public hearings, the council will also consider an update to the plan, revision of fees, and changes to collection rates. 

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About the Blogger

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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