5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

The College Station City Council meets Thursday 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 is 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. Traffic Congestion

The council will hear an overview of local traffic congestion, related projects, and ways to evaluate and address mobility and congestion issues. 

2. Budget Amendment

The council will consider a $14.3 million amendment to the city’s FY 22 budget because of the encumbrance roll and increases in grants and capital improvement project expenditures. A complete list of amendment items is on page 66 of the agenda packet.

3. Comp Plan/UDO Review

The council will review Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Ordinance initiatives from FY 21. The review covers associated master plans, programs, neighborhood and district plans, and UDO amendments.  

4. Northgate Rezoning

The council will consider a request to change the zoning to NG-1 Core Northgate for about 0.288 acres east of the Wellborn Road-University Drive intersection to allow for the development of the abandoned right-of-way.

5. New Pool Plaster

The council will consider a $246,878 contract with Progressive Commercial Aquatics to replace the old plaster at Adamson Lagoon and Cindy Hallaran pools with an improved material that can withstand extreme temperatures.

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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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