5 things to watch at Monday’s city council meeting

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Director

The College Station City Council meets at city hall on Monday after 6 p.m. 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 469-480-7460 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. Capital Projects Update

The council will hear a workshop update on the city’s ongoing capital improvement projects.

2. Northeast Trunk Line Discussion

Also in the workshop, the council will discuss Phase 4 of the Northeast Trunkline capital project.

3. Bond Authorization

The council will consider authorizing $6.9 million in general obligation bonds for projects approved by voters in the 2022 bond election and $27.5 million in certifications of obligation for utility projects.

4. Middle Housing Rezoning

After a public hearing, the council will consider changing the zoning from General Suburban to Middle Housing for about 0.4 acres at 1100 Dexter Drive South south of the Holleman Drive intersection.

5. 2022 Bond Projects

The council will consider design contracts for the Bee Creek and Central Park tennis courts ($200,004.50), the Bachmann Little League and senior league buildings ($674,415), and the Central Park operations shop ($477,000). The three projects were approved by voters in the 2022 bond election.

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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