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.

Here are five items to watch:

1. Neighborhood Revitalization

The council will discuss options to stimulate revitalization and owner-occupancy in residential areas. The discussion includes purchasing and rehabilitating single-family homes and an infill development program.

2. Economic Report

The council will be updated on College Station’s latest economic indicators and how they influence department goals and strategies.

3. Action Plan Amendment

The council will consider amending the 2021 Action Plan to include $1.74 million in American Rescue Plan funds for homelessness assistance and services.

4. Arnold Road Rezoning

The council will consider a request to modify the zoning for nearly nine acres at 1898 Arnold Road north of the intersection with Farah Drive. The changes cover the undeveloped part of the property, won’t change the current land use, and would benefit the senior community.

5. Valley Park Rezoning

The council will consider a request to amend the zoning for about five acres at 404 Harvey Mitchell Parkway South, near the Aggie Field of Honor. The amended concept plan for the Valley Park Apartments changes the bedroom per unit mix, the building and amenity layout, and modifies parking.

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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 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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