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, 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. Boulevard Landscaping

The council will discuss additional landscaping on Texas Avenue and possibly creating other landscaped boulevards around town.

2. Off-Leash Ordinance

The council will discuss the city’s existing dog off-leash ordinance and its enforcement.

3. Nature & Wildlife Preserve

The council will discuss adding Nature & Wildlife Preserve as an additional layer of parkland management.

4. Barron Road Rezoning

The council will consider a request to change the land use and zoning for about five acres near the Barron Road-Victoria Avenue intersection to allow small-scale neighborhood commercial uses.

5. Parkland Dedication

The council will consider changes to the city’s park zone map and land dedication and fees.

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About the Blogger

Colin 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. He has also worked as a reporter and editor for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times and Lewisville News. A native of Hobbs, N.M., Colin graduated from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in journalism/political science.

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