Park Business At This Week’s Bryan City Council Meeting

While there’s been plenty of attention on the development of the city of Bryan’s superpark, the city council this week approved a construction contract for the west side’s first community…

“It’s a form of taxation without representation, and it will not be tolerated in Texas,” says Gov. Abbott AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — “We owe State Rep. Phil King…

New West Bryan RV Park Is Coming Following Divided City Council & Planning And Zoning Commission Votes

The Bryan city council approves a voluntary annexation which also brings in a new RV park near the Brazos County Expo Complex on Leonard Road. The council’s five to two…

Proposal To Change Street Names In South College Station

Brazos County commissioners and the College Station city council are being asked to do away with the names of two streets in south College Station. The city of College Station’s…

Bryan City Council Adjusts Dates Of Municipal Judge Appointments With A Day To Spare

With a day to spare, the Bryan city council decides how to proceed with the appointment of the city’s presiding municipal judge. A special meeting last Thursday included changing appointment…

College Station City Council Approves More Debt Then Decides To Discuss How To Handle Future Debt

It’s been four years since the College Station city council started issuing debt through certificates of obligation instead of holding bond elections. The council’s last meeting included approving $82 million…

Bryan Fire Department Presents Citizen Awards

The last Bryan city council meeting included the presentation of two citizen awards by fire chief Randy McGregor. Here is the text of McGregor’s citizen awards: A single vehicle rollover…

Bryan City Council Adopts Stricter Anti-Smoking Ordinance And Will Consider Further Restrictions

Stricter regulations on smoking in Bryan that were approved by the city council at its last meeting will be revisited after the end of the legislative session. That follows recommendations…

Bryan City Council Will Not Relocate Its Recycling Center

The Bryan city council has decided to not continue a recycling center once they are closed in the parking lot of the Briarcrest Wal-Mart store. Mayor Andrew Nelson was among…

Bryan Councilman Mike Southerland Announces He Is Cancer Free

The senior member of the Bryan city council received applause during this week’s meeting. That’s after Mike Southerland announced he was cancer free following a two year battle. After serving…

College Station’s Mayor Says City Council Will Consider YMCA Branch In June

College Station mayor Karl Mooney announced at Monday’s city council meeting the Williamson County YMCA is interested in opening a branch location. Mooney says the council will discuss the Y…

Bryan’s Mayor Announces Manufactured Home Protest Petition Falls Short

Bryan mayor Andrew Nelson has announced the effort to overturn last month’s city council decision to end placement of manufactured homes on stand alone lots has failed. The mayor said…

College Station City Council Approves Northgate District Study

As the first year ends of traffic and parking changes in the Northgate district, the College Station city council at its last meeting approved a $188,000 dollar consultant’s study. Community…

College Station City Council To Continue Discussing The Future Of The Thomas Park Pool

College Station residents who live east of city hall who want a new swimming pool at Thomas Park will continue to wait. The city council spent more than two hours…

College Station Council Receives Consultant’s Report On Police Staffing

The College Station city council at its last meeting received a consultant’s report on future staffing needs at the police department. Click HERE to read and download the consultant’s report.…

College Station City Council Approves New Trail Connecting Ringer Library To Georgie Fitch Park

There’s going to be an easier path to walk and bike between College Station’s Georgie K. Fitch park and the Larry J. Ringer library…which is across the street from Consolidated…

West unveils memorial six years after fertilizer plant explosion killed 15

A vehicle near the remains of a fertilizer plant burning after an explosion in West, Texas, near Waco, in 2013.  Mike Stone / Bay Area News The Texas town of…

Bryan Council Sets The Maximum Age Of Future Manufactured Home Replacements At Five Years

The last Bryan city council meeting addressed two items regarding the future of mobile and other manufactured homes. While most of the time was spent on restricting future placements, later…

Bryan Council Approves Eliminating Future Manufactured Home Placements On Individual Lots

The Bryan city council voted 5-2 Tuesday night to eliminate future manufactured home placement on individual lots. Joining Greg Owens, who made the motion, and Buppy Simank, who seconded the…

Protest Petition Precedes Bryan City Council Consideration Of Eliminating Future Manufactured Homes On Individual Lots

Tuesday night’s Bryan city council meeting includes consideration of finalizing a zoning change that would eliminate additional manufactured homes on individual lots. Before a council vote, they could be presented…