City Council Preview (Feb. 23)

Here’s a quick overview of some of the items the College Station City Council will be discussing at its workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Feb. 23. This blog is not a complete and official agenda.

The workshop and regular meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Ch. 19, or online. Previous council meetings are archived on the website. A detailed live blog from the meetings will be posted on this site and can also be accessed through the city’s Facebook page.

Workshop Meeting (3 p.m.)

Economic Development Master Plan

The council will hear a presentation on the development of an economic development master plan. The preparation of the plan was included in the approved Fiscal Year 2012 budget and will assist the city’s efforts outlined in the adopted Council Strategic Plan.  Staff has identified a consultant team for the project, developed a scope and negotiated a contract amount.  The project will be led by the Planning & Development Services Department, which will be assisted by the City Manager’s Office and the consultant team.  This approach allows the city to secure a higher level of services from the consultant team and will do so at essentially the same cost as originally budgeted with the Comprehensive Plan. The contract is on the consent agenda in the regular meeting.

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