Five things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

gavel[1]By Colin Killian, Communications/Marketing Specialist

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:  

  1. Proclamations: The mayor will present proclamations recognizing B-CS Habitat for Humanity Day and College Station Professional Firefighters’ Fill the Boot Day.
  2. University Drive Pedestrian Safety: The council will hear a workshop presentation on the University Drive Pedestrian Safety Phase II project, which will run from Tauber Street to South College Avenue. Phase I was completed in 2012.
  3. Affiliate Funding Agreements: As part of the consent agenda, the council will consider affiliate funding agreements with the B-CS Chamber of Commerce, Arts Council of the Brazos Valley, College Station Noon Lions Club, B-CS Convention and Visitors Bureau, and the Research Valley Partnership.
  4. Oil & Gas Permit: After a public hearing, the council will consider approving an oil and gas operations permit ─ with several conditions ─ to Halcon Operating Co. to drill a well on a 71-acre tract north of the Holleman Drive South-Cain Road intersection.
  5. First Street Parking Removal: After a public hearing, the council will consider the temporary removal of parking on the 300 block of First Street to allow for emergency vehicle access while a nearby development is under construction.

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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Oct. 24)

This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Oct. 24. 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.

6:09 p.m.

The workshop has started. Karl Mooney is absent tonight.

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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Sept. 12)

This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Sept. 12. 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.

6:09 p.m.

The workshop meeting has started.

6:13 p.m.

Mayor Nancy Berry proclaimed September as National Preparedness Month with a presentation to representatives of the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service.

6:15 p.m.

The mayor proclaimed today as Deb Barton Day with a presentation to Deb Barton, a local bicyclist who won four gold medals at the recent Senior National Games in Cleveland, Ohio.

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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (April 25)

This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, April 25. 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.

6:01 p.m.

The workshop has started. Mayor Nancy Berry and Councilmember James Benham are absent tonight.

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