Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Oct. 12. The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Channels 19 and 119 (HD), or online at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start about 6 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 7. Continue reading Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Oct. 12)
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Oct. 13. The meeting is being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and streamed online at cstx.gov/cstv19.
Continue reading Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Oct. 13)
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5:30 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch. Continue reading 5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
The College Station City Council had its second workshop about the proposed FY17 city budget on Tuesday at the CSU Meeting and Training Facility. The session primarily covered the city’s funding of outside agencies and the hotel tax fund. The third and final workshop will be Wednesday. Continue reading Council reviews proposed budget during workshops
By Colin Killian, Communications Manager
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5:30 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch:
- Recycling Update: The council will hear a workshop presentation about recycling collection and an update on city’s recent single-stream recycling pilot project. On the consent agenda, the council will consider a five-year, $840,283 contract and franchise agreement with Brazos Valley Recycling. Staff is not recommending a rate increase for customers.
- Student Government Association: The council will hear a presentation from Texas A&M’s student body president on the primary goals of the Student Government Association. The city and SGA are working together on a number of mutually beneficial endeavors.
- Science Park Agreement: As part of the consent agenda, the council will consider a 10-year, performance-based economic development agreement with the College Station Science Park. The strategy is to create additional shovel-ready sites to take advantage of A&M’s recent commercialization efforts.
- Outside Agency Funding: The council will consider funding agreements with the Arts Council of Brazos Valley, B-CS Chamber of Commerce, College Station Noon Lions Club, Aggieland Humane Society, B-CS Convention and Visitors Bureau, Keep Brazos Beautiful, the Research Valley Partnership and the Memorial for All Veterans of the Brazos Valley.
- Mobile Food Courts: After a public hearing, the council will consider allowing food vendors to develop short- and long-term mobile food courts through conditional use permits and the site planning process.