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. Off-Street Parking

The council will review the city’s off-street parking requirements and discuss modifying or removing parking minimums for specific uses and areas.

2. Regional Mobility Authority

The council will receive an update from the Brazos County Regional Mobility Authority. The RMA is an independent government agency created in 2019 to improve the county’s transportation network.

3. Arts Council Rezoning

After a public hearing, the council will consider a request to change the zoning to General Commercial for the Arts Council of Brazos Valley at 4180 State Highway 6 South to allow better sign visibility along the highway.

4. Zoning Board of Adjustments

After a public hearing, the council will consider amending the city’s Unified Development Ordinance regarding the Zoning Board of Adjustment’s powers, duties, and processes.

5. Bike Share Ordinance Update

The council will consider updating the city’s dockless bike-share ordinance to include scooters and other electric transportation modes.

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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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