5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting

By Colin Killian, Public Communications Director

The College Station City Council meets at city hall on Thursday 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#. 

We also encourage you to follow our live meeting blog at blog.cstx.gov.

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. Ann Hays Recognition 

The council will recognize Ann Hays for her service to the parks and recreation board, the historic preservation committee, and the senior advisory committee.  

2. Emergency Management 

The council will receive a workshop update about the city’s emergency management operations and collaboration with other agencies.  

3. Enclosed Tennis Courts 

The council will consider a resolution supporting the planning, design, and development of enclosed tennis courts at Bee Creek Park. The new College Station Parks Foundation has proposed fundraising activities for the project.  

4. Annual Action Plan and Budget 

The council will hear an update about community development activities and an overview of the proposed PY 23 action plan and FY 24 budget. Historically, the city has used federal grants for affordable housing assistance, services for low-income families, economic development, infrastructure improvements, and grant administration.  

5. BVEDC’s Incentive Compliance

The council will review the Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation’s annual Incentive Compliance Report.

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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