5 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.

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 five items to watch:

1. Mayor Pro Tem

In the workshop, the council will elect a mayor pro tem to act as mayor if the mayor is absent or disabled.

2. Midtown Property Sale

The council will consider the $9.36 million sale of almost 29 acres near Midtown Drive and Corporate Parkway in the Midtown Business Park to Levcor Acquisition for commercial development.

3. Barron Road Rezoning

After a public hearing, the council will consider a request to change the base zoning from C-3 Light Commercial to Suburban Commercial for about two acres northeast of Barron Road and William D. Fitch Parkway. The applicant intends to build a daycare and tutoring facility.

4. Scott & White Concept Plan

After a public hearing, the council will consider a request to amend the concept plan for the 45-acre Planned Development District at 700 Scott & White Drive. The proposal supports the nearby Baylor Scott & White hospital.

5. Double Mountain Rezoning

After a public hearing, the council will consider a request to change the zoning from Office to Multi-Family for about 17 undeveloped acres at 400 Double Mountain Road east of Medical Avenue. The applicant intends to develop residential housing. The council approved the land use change in August.

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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.,
Killian graduated from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in journalism/political science.

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