By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Feb. 27. It’s not the official minutes.
The meeting can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online.
The workshop has started. No action was taken in executive session.
Consent Agenda Discussion
The council pulled this item for discussion from the regular meeting’s consent agenda:
Traffic Contact Report
The council voted unanimously to accept the Police Department’s annual Traffic Contact Report. Compiled by an independent consultant, the report found the department employs best practices and complies with state law.
Here’s the PowerPoint Presentation:
Gateway Zoning Overlays
The council discussed zoning overlays and other tools to aesthetically enhance key city entryways.
After the council discussed its calendar, Mayor Karl Mooney adjourned the workshop. The regular meeting starts after a short break.
The regular meeting has started.
Brazos Valley African American Museum
Mayor Mooney presented a proclamation recognizing the Brazos Valley African American Museum‘s leadership as a part of African American History Month.
Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month
The mayor proclaimed March as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month.
No one spoke during Hear Visitors, when citizens may address the council on any item that does not appear on the posted agenda.
The council voted unanimously to approve the entire consent agenda:
The council voted unanimously to approve an ordinance requiring hands-free use to talk on communication devices while operating a motor vehicle or bicycle.
Here’s the PowerPoint presentation:
Keep Brazos Beautiful Board
The council voted unanimously to appoint Long Range Planning Administrator Alyssa Halle-Schramm to the Keep Brazos Beautiful board of directors.
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. Killian has also worked as a reporter and editor for the Corpus Christi Caller-Times and Lewisville News. A native of Hobbs, N.M., he graduated from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in journalism/political science.
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February 27, 2020 | Categories: City Council, Public Communications | Tags: African-American History Month, Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month, Brazos Valley African-American Museum, Council Meetings, gateways, hand-held device ordinance, hands-free ordinance, Keep Brazos Beautiful, overlays, traffic contact, Zoning | Leave a comment
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (about 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings.
Here are five items to watch:
February 26, 2020 | Categories: City Council, Public Communications | Tags: African-American History Month, Brazos Valley African-American Museum, city hall, Council Meetings, gateways, groundbreaking, hand-held device ordinance, hands-free ordinance, overlays, traffic contact, Zoning | Leave a comment
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