5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Director

The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 6 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.

You can participate online through Microsoft Teams by entering Meeting ID 223 427 023 174 and Passcode MvPmTr. You can also call 833-240-7855 and enter Conference Number 952 310 468#. 

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. Comprehensive Financial Report

The council will discuss the annual audit reports and Annual Comprehensive Financial Report for the fiscal year that ended on Sept. 30.

2. Texas & University Area Redevelopment Plan

The council will hear an update on the Texas Avenue & University Drive Redevelopment Area Plan. The city has asked property owners and interested residents to imagine the area with a new, distinct identity that welcomes visitors and residents.

3. Conditional Use Permits

After a public hearing, the council will consider changes to the city’s Unified Development Ordinance regarding conditional use permits. The process allows discretionary approval of land uses with unique or varying operating characteristics or unusual site development features.

4. Cooner Street Rezoning

After a public hearing, the council will consider a request to change the zoning from Multi-Family to Middle Housing for about 1.12 acres at 301-307 Cooner Street. The applicant intends to build duplexes.

5. Public-Private Partnership Guidelines

After a public hearing, the council will consider adopting guidelines for the city’s Public-Private Partnership Program.

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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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