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. Luther Street Rehabilitation

The council will consider a $1.72 million contract with Larry Young Paving for construction services to rehabilitate Luther Street from Marion Pugh Drive to Penberthy Boulevard. Improvements include replacing the pavement, adding a shared-use path, installing a storm drain system, and replacing a water main from Penberthy to Sienna Drive.

2. Truck and Trailer Parking

The council will discuss truck parking in the city limits, including where trucks are currently parking, actions taken since the previous presentation, a public meeting summary, and available options.

3. Capital Projects Update

The council will be updated about the city’s capital projects.

4. Oak Hill Rehabilitation

The council will consider a contract with LULAC Oak Hill for an additional $585,675 in Community Development Block Grant funds for the complete rehabilitation of the LULAC Oak Hill Apartments at 1105 Anderson.

5. Business Center Property Sale

The council will consider a $3.49 million contract to sell about 11.6 acres at the southeast corner of Gateway Boulevard and Lakeway Drive in the College Station Business Center to HFLPI-College Station for a warehouse and office.

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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