Although we’re all glad football is back, COVID-19 restrictions will make for a completely different atmosphere around Aggie games. One thing hasn’t changed, though. With thousands of fans descending on Kyle Field, finding a place to park nearby will still be a daunting challenge, especially in the Southside neighborhood. Continue reading Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle
For football fans, following their favorite team to Kyle Field can be tricky. With tens of thousands of fans descending on a relatively small area, finding a place to park their vehicles can be daunting. Making sure everyone abides by our city parking ordinances is a significant test for city staff, too. The College Station Police Department, Code Enforcement, and the Northgate District staff work together to ensure a safe environment for you on game day. Continue reading Game day parking doesn’t have to be a hassle
This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Jan. 8. It’s not the official minutes. Both meetings are being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and can also be watched online.
The workshop has started.
The following message was authored by Henry Mayo, a surveyor and long-time resident of the Bryan-College Station area. As a surveyor and historian, Henry retrieves information from local, state and national resources to assemble history-themed messages for email subscribers in a series titled “This Week in Brazos County History.” To subscribe to Henry’s email series, click here.
PAUL BRYANT IS BORN IN ARKANSAS (Sept. 11, 1913)
I’m not sure if this is something to celebrate in College Station — especially this week — but former Texas A&M and Alabama head football coach Paul “Bear” Bryant would be 100 years old on Wednesday. Fittingly, the Aggies play top-ranked Alabama on Saturday at Kyle Field. The Crimson Tide’s only other visit to College Station was on Dec. 1, 1988, but it was a non-conference game that had been postponed due to the threat of Hurricane Gilbert.
In the early 1990s, the city worked closely with Texas A&M to develop the Go With the Green Plan to move traffic in and out of the area after football games. The plan has worked well, but the rapid growth of the city and the university – not to mention all the new visitors from the SEC – means it must be tweaked and updated.
This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, July 11. 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.
The workshop meeting has started.
Brazos Central Appraisal District Update
The council received an update from the Brazos Central Appraisal District on the property evaluation process, property tax law changes, protest procedures and timelines, and other appraisal related issues.