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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Dec. 10)

Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Dec. 10. It’s not the official minutes.

The meeting is being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and streamed online. An archive of previous council meetings is available on the website.

Before going into executive session this afternoon, the council recognized longtime Development Coordinator Bridgette George as the city’s 2015 employee of the year (pictured below with Mayor Nancy Berry and City Manager Kelly Templin). Coincidentally, George celebrated her 25th anniversary with the city today. 

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6:21 p.m.

The workshop has started.

6:22 p.m.

Amendment to Kalon Therapeutics Agreement

The council took action on one item it discussed in its executive session, unanimously approving an amendment to an economic development agreement with Kalon Therapeutics. The amendment extends the completion of improvements from Dec. 31, 2015, to Dec. 31, 2016, and is contingent on the City of Bryan’s approval.

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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

By Colin Killian, Public 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:

  1. Veterans Park and Athletic Complex Build-out: The council will hear a workshop presentation about Phase 1 of the Veterans Park and Athletic Complex Build-out. The $3.67 million project — funded with hotel tax revenues — would add two synthetic athletic fields, lighting, parking spaces, and other amenities.
  2. Special Presentations: Mayor Nancy Berry will proclaim October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month and Nov. 2-6 as Municipal Courts Week.
  3. Dominik Drive Sidewalks: As part of the consent agenda, the council will consider a $66,000 contract for the construction of sidewalks on the south side of Dominik Drive between Stallings Drive and Munson Avenue. The project qualifies for a federal Community Development Block Grant.
  4. Comprehensive Plan/UDO Review: After a public hearing, the council will discuss the annual review of the city’s Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Ordinance.
  5. ADA Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan: After a public hearing, the council will consider adopting the city’s Americans with Disabilities Act Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan, which outlines how the city will improve accessibility for the physically challenged and fulfill federal requirements.

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Five things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

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:

  1. Safety City: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will give a workshop presentation on its proposal for a “Safety City,” a model town to provide safety education for children.
  2. Texas Avenue Sidewalk Improvements: The council will consider a $77,546 contract for sidewalk improvements on the west side of Texas Avenue between Hensel and Cooner streets.
  3. Presidential/Vice Presidential Debate: The council will consider a resolution supporting Texas A&M’s bid to play host to a presidential or vice presidential debate in 2016.
  4. Wellborn Area Commercial Signs: The council will consider allowing attached signs on existing commercial structures in the Wellborn area without the owner having to seek rezoning.
  5. MUD Development Agreement: The council will consider a development agreement associated with Brazos County Municipal Utility District No. 1. The agreement extends the city’s planning authority over the property, which is expected to be developed into a master-planned community.

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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Aug. 22)

This is a live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Aug. 22. 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 Sept. 2-6 as Brazos Valley Fair Week with a presentation to the Brazos Valley Fair & Expo. Pictured below with the mayor are Brazos Valley Fair & Expo President Jim Mazurkiewicz (right) and executive committee member Jim McCord (left).

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Five things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

gavel[1]Here are five items to watch when the College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (6 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings:  (more…)


Five things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

gavel[1]Here are five items to watch when the College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (6 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings:

  1. Arts Council of Brazos Valley Update: The council will receive an update from Arts Council Executive Director Chris Dyer on the organization’s activities. The Arts Council’s FY13 budget includes $100,000 from the city’s General Fund and $300,000 from the Hotel Occupancy Tax Fund.  (more…)