Council takes a closer look at the city’s FY23 proposed budget during this week’s workshops

Council takes a closer look at the city’s FY23 proposed budget during this week’s workshops

The College Station City Council conducts workshops at noon on Monday and Tuesday to explore the city’s proposed FY 2022-23 budget. The sessions could extend into Wednesday if needed. Monday’s first session covers the general fund and capital funds. Tuesday’s workshop explores outside agency funding requests, enterprise funds, the hotel tax fund, and fee resolutions. Continue reading Council takes a closer look at the city’s FY23 proposed budget during this week’s workshops

FY 23 budget proposal addresses challenges while focusing on public safety and other core services

FY 23 budget proposal addresses challenges while focusing on public safety and other core services

High inflation, supply chain disruptions, a volatile economy, and a tight labor market are the overarching factors guiding the $410 million FY 23 proposed budget presented to the College Station City Council at a special meeting on Tuesday. Continue reading FY 23 budget proposal addresses challenges while focusing on public safety and other core services

Public Works’ Chris Ford named city’s 2021 employee of the year

Public Works’ Chris Ford named city’s 2021 employee of the year

Solid Waste Supervisor Chris Ford was named the City of College Station’s 2021 Employee of the Year in a ceremony before Thursday night’s city council meeting. Two new individual awards were presented this year, along with a recognition for employees with 20, 25, 30, and 35 years of service. Continue reading Public Works’ Chris Ford named city’s 2021 employee of the year

Public invited to ceremony and tours for new College Station City Hall

Public invited to ceremony and tours for new College Station City Hall

A dedication ceremony followed by tours will take place at the new College Station City Hall at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7. We hope you’ll attend and get a first look at the three-floor, nearly 80,000-square-foot facility at 1101 Texas Avenue — just behind the current city hall, which will be razed in the coming months. Continue reading Public invited to ceremony and tours for new College Station City Hall

FY 22 budget proposal brims with optimism as the city continues pandemic recovery

FY 22 budget proposal brims with optimism as the city continues pandemic recovery

The city’s proposed FY 22 budget presented to the College Station City Council Thursday night reflects somewhat of a return to normal operations after significant adjustments during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. With Texas A&M returning to in-person classes this fall and home football games at capacity, we have more certainty and predictability as we deliver critical services to our residents. Continue reading FY 22 budget proposal brims with optimism as the city continues pandemic recovery