College Station is known as one of the most fan-friendly cities in the Southeastern Conference and hosts visitors from all over. So if you rent your home or other property for Aggie game day weekends — or any other reason — you want to do it the right way. Continue reading If you rent property for game day weekends, make sure to do it the right way
If you rent your home or other property for Aggie game day weekends — or for any other reason — you want to do it the right way. Starting this year, that means registering your short-term rental with the City of College Station. The ordinance goes into effect on Oct. 1. Continue reading How to register your short-term rental housing
The idea of homeowners renting out their homes has evolved through online platforms such as Airbnb and expanded in College Station with the demand created by Aggie football weekends. The City of College Station invites residents to join city staff on Monday, Nov. 18, for a discussion about short-term housing rentals. The informal gathering will be at 6:30 p.m. at the CSU Meeting and Training Facility at 1603 Graham Road. Continue reading Discussion about short-term rentals set for Nov. 18
By Lance Simms, Director of Planning & Development Services
The buzz around Texas A&M has never been greater, and last week’s season-opening win against South Carolina only added to the excitement. College Station’s population surpassed 100,000 in January, and we’re rushing to keep up with new development and accommodate thousands of Southeastern Conference football fans.
Existing hotels — and even the new ones nearing completion — were booked as soon as A&M’s 2014 schedule was announced. Those who couldn’t reserve a hotel room are searching near and far for a place to stay.
Some local property owners have found a remedy to the room shortage by renting their homes – or even single rooms — on football weekends. That’s prompted dozens of College Station residents to call us. Some want to know if it’s okay to rent their homes, while others don’t want it to happen in their neighborhood.
This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Nov. 14. 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.
Aldrich, Berry Take Oaths of Office
Earlier today, the council canvassed the votes from the Nov. 5 election, and Steve Aldrich and Nancy Berry were sworn into office by municipal judge Ed Spillane. Continue reading “Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Nov. 14)”
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (6 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch: Continue reading “Five things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings”