4 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager

The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 6 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.

The meeting will be the last for Mayor Karl Mooney and Councilmen John Crompton and Bob Brick. The newly-elected mayor and three new council members will be sworn into office after the votes are canvassed at the Nov. 21 meeting.

To address the council about any item on the workshop or regular agenda, register with the city secretary by 4 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 four items to watch:

1. Recreation Center

In the workshop, the council will discuss a possible future recreation center.

2. Budget Amendment

After a public hearing, the council will consider a $26 million amendment to the city’s FY 23 budget because of the encumbrance roll. The encumbrance includes budgeted FY 22 funds that will be spent in FY 23. The amendment items are listed on page 110 in the meeting packet.

3. Sunsetting Small Area Plans

After a public hearing, the council will consider expiring the East College Station Transportation Study, Central College Station Neighborhood Plan, Eastgate Neighborhood Plan, Southside Area Neighborhood Plan, and South Knoll Neighborhood Plan.

4. Impact Fee Report

The council will consider accepting the semi-annual report on system-wide water, wastewater, and roadway impact fees. No significant changes were made in the impact fee programs during the reporting period.

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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. 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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