Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Feb. 27)

gavel[1]This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Feb. 27. It’s not the official minutes.

Both meetings are being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and can also be watched online. An archive of previous council meetings is available on the website.

6:04 p.m.

The workshop has started.

6:05 p.m.

No items were pulled for discussion from the consent agenda.

6:48 p.m.

Hotel Occupancy Tax Fund Grants

The council heard a presentation on the Hotel Occupancy Tax Fund Grant Program administered by the BCS Convention & Visitors Bureau. The city’s FY14 budget includes $128,000 for the program.

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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Oct. 11)

This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Oct. 11. It’s not the official minutes.

The workshop and regular meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Ch. 19, or online. An archive of previous council meetings also is available on the site.

6:08 p.m.

The workshop has started.

6:18 p.m.

Planning and Development Recognition

The council proclaimed October as National Community Planning Month and recognized the Planning & Development Services Department for its work.

The council watched this short video about the city’s planning efforts:

 

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City Council Meeting Review (June 28)

Here’s a quick overview of what the College Station City Council discussed and decided at its workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, June 28. This blog is not the official minutes. Video replays of both meetings can be accessed at cstx.gov/cstv19.

Workshop Meeting

Brazos Animal Shelter Report

The Brazos Animal Shelter reported on its recent activities, which include rebranding itself as the Aggieland Humane Society and completing the move to its new Leonard Road location. The city pays the shelter $169,513 annually.

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Live Blog: Thursday’s City Council Meetings (June 14)

This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, June 14. It is not the official minutes.

The workshop and regular meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Ch. 19, or online. An archive of previous council meetings also is available on the site.

6:07 p.m.

The workshop meeting has started. Council member Julie Schultz is out-of-town.

6:08 p.m.

Settlement of Lawsuit

The council approved by a 6-0 vote this legal settlement:

In the case of Tracey Sheets, Plaintiff, and City of College Station, Intervenor, v. Get Lucky, LLC dba Lux Nightclub and Alex Ford, Defendants, of the city’s workers’ compensation lien that provides the City of College Station to receive $65,000 net of expenses and plaintiff’s statutory attorney’s fees, to redirect or assign to Sheets any funds collected pursuant to the restitution judgment in favor of the City of College Station from Ford and to authorize the city manager to execute any documents necessary to finalize the settlement of this matter consistent with the approval of this motion.  

City Council Preview (July 12)

Here’s a quick look at some of the items the College Station City Council will be discussing at its workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, July 12. This blog is not the complete and official agenda.

The workshop and regular meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Ch. 19, or online. Previous council meetings are archived on the website. A detailed live blog from the meetings will be posted on this site and can also be accessed through the city’s Facebook page.

Workshop Meeting (6 p.m.)

Private Landfill Public Meeting Update

The council will receive an update on a public meeting set for July 19 about a proposed permit for a private landfill within College Station’s extraterritorial jurisdiction. The applicant and representatives from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will attend the public meeting at 7 p.m. at the Brazos County Expo Complex.

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City Council Preview (June 14)

Here’s a quick look at some of the items the College Station City Council will be discussing at its workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, June 14. This blog is not a complete and official agenda.

The workshop and regular meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Ch. 19, or online. Previous council meetings are archived on the website. A detailed live blog from the meetings will be posted on this site and also can be accessed through the city’s Facebook page.

Workshop Meeting (6 p.m.)

CVB Annual Report

The council will hear a report from the Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau about its activities in 2012. The city provides the CVB with $1 million each year from the Hotel Occupancy Tax Fund.

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