Bryan Council Receives Updates On I-14 And A Freeport To Hempstead Freeway

Plans are underway for not only Brazos County’s first interstate highway, but a direct route from B/CS to the gulf coast. The Bryan city council was told this week that…

Cost Increase For One College Station Public Works Project & Cost Savings For A Second

There is good news and bad news about the costs of two College Station public works projects. The city council at its last meeting approved a change order in the…

College Station City Council Approves Request To Add Residential Zoning Restrictions South Of The Texas A&M Campus

All or parts of four College Station subdivisions south of the Texas A&M campus are now part of one neighborhood that includes three zoning restrictions. That’s after the city council…

Bryan Council Approves An Economic Development Agreement That Moves The Corporate Offices Of A Local Manufacturer To Town

Bryan manufacturer American Lumber is moving is corporate headquarters from Uvalde to a vacant bank building in west Bryan. The city of Bryan’s economic development director, Kevin Russell, says an…

Bryan Council Makes Compromise On Reducing The Age Of Mobile Homes Entering The City

Most of the time at this week’s Bryan city council meeting was taken on changing the city ordinance about how old of a mobile home can be set on private…

University Drive East Extension Is Open

Three years after Bryan city council approval, the first leg of the University Drive extension east of Boonville Road into the new Oakmont development is open. There was a delay…

College Station City Council Reviews The First Six Months Of The Police Department’s Online Reporting System

The College Station police department reported the first six months of activity of its new online reporting system at the last city council meeting. Assistant chief Chuck Fleeger says they…

College Station City Council Will Study Bicycle Safety Issues After Hearing From Nine Bicyclists

Three weeks after a local bicyclist was struck and killed just outside of south College Station, the city council refers the issue of cyclist safety to their transportation committee. That’s…

Brazos Transit District Update To College Station City Council Does Not Include Status Of Downtown Bryan Parking Garage

College Station city council members received an update at their last meeting about expanded bus service by the Brazos Transit District (BTD). BTD spokeswoman Jo Penn says this is the…

College Station City Council Approves Change In Comprehensive Plan For Commercial Land Use In Wellborn Neighborhood

This April marks eight years since the College Station city council approved the highly opposed annexation of the Wellborn area. Last Thursday, the council approved changing the comprehensive plan to…

One Obstacle Remaining To Open University Drive Extension In East Bryan

There appears to be one obstacle that’s keeping barricades in front of the University Drive extension east of Boonville Road. Bryan city manager Kean Register and the city’s director of…

College Station Has 100 Residential City Historical Markers

One of College Station’s first homes built for Texas A&M professors received the city’s 100th residential historical marker at the last city council meeting. The chairman of the city’s historic…

More Bryan City Council Discussion About Electric Scooters

The last Bryan city council meeting included correcting an omission in a new ordinance passed last month that includes electric scooters. But before acting on adding a penalty clause, newly…

Bryan Council Adds “Robot Brothels” To Restricted Areas For Adult Entertainment Businesses

Bryan city council members have closed a new loophole in the regulations of sexually oriented businesses. A staff recommendation was unanimously approved at this week’s meeting to restrict so-called “robot…

Remembering Former College Station City Councilwoman Jana McMillan

A former member of the College Station city council has died. A city spokesman says Jana McMillan passed away from cancer at the age of 64. After winning a special…

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Bryan City Council Hears Opposition To Banning Downtown Panhandling And Responses From The Downtown Bryan Association And Bryan Police

One of three speakers during the public comment portion of the Bryan city council meeting on December 11 was opposed to banning the homeless in downtown Bryan from asking for…

College Station City Council Awaits Park Board Recommendations On Naming New Fields At Veterans Park

The College Station city council is anxiously waiting for the next meeting of the parks and recreation board. That’s after an update was given at the last meeting on naming…

Bryan Council Has No Opposition To BTU Continuing Building Program

The green light has been given by the Bryan city council for BTU’s plans to spend almost $8 million dollars over the next three years to build a new distribution…

Bryan City Council Approves First Electric Scooter Agreement

Electric scooters are now available in Bryan. That follows city council action at this week’s meeting to launch a pilot program. Mayor Andrew Nelson talked about a recent test drive…