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. Transportation Issues

The council will discuss local transportation issues. 

2. Bond Election

The council will discuss the city’s 2022 bond election scheduled for November.  

3. Railroad Crossing Project

After a public hearing, the council will consider a $5.2 million contract with Knife River Corporation for the railroad crossing project at Deacon Drive and Cain Road.

4. Impact Fee Grandfathering

The council will consider amending city ordinances related to impact fee collection rates to provide grandfathering for projects already under development.

5. Disaster Declaration Renewal

The council will consider consenting to the mayor’s extension of his COVID-19 disaster declaration to allow the city to continue receiving emergency pandemic-related funding.

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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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