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Treat your taste buds at Food Court Wednesdays this spring at the Wolf Pen Festival Site
02/26/2024
This spring, treat yourself to a delicious meal from local food trucks at Food Truck Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. on select Wednesdays at the American Pavilion at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex. It all starts this Wednesday!
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What’s Up? Video: Heiden talks about what the Rec Center Feasibility Study is all about
02/23/2024
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Director of Parks and Recreation Kelsey Heiden discuss the ongoing Recreation Center Feasibility Study and what it means for the community.
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Live Blog: Thursday's city council meeting (Feb. 22)
02/22/2024
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, Feb. 22. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Community Development's Eric Barton named city's 2023 Employee of the Year
02/22/2024
Community Development Analyst Eric Barton was named the City of College Station's 2023 Employee of the Year in a ceremony before Thursday's city council meeting. The City Manager's Office also presented city impact and leadership awards.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
02/21/2024
The College Station City Council meets at City Hall on Thursday after 6 p.m. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Update on Rock Prairie Road Water Leak near Bachmann Park
02/18/2024
A major water leak Sunday morning on Rock Prairie Road near Bachmann Park led to multiple reports of low water pressure and discolored water. The College Station Police and Fire Departments closed down the road to ensure the safety of motorists and allow Water Services to begin investigating.
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You can discover out-of-this-world enchantment at the Nature Center’s Star Party
02/16/2024
Everyone knows the nighttime stars are big and bright in Texas. But what are you looking at? Discover the answer at the fourth annual Nature Center’s Star Party on Friday, March 1, from 7-10 p.m. at the Gary Halter Nature Center. The free, come-and-go event is open to all ages, and registration isn’t required.
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What’s Up? Video: Tree planting, Star Party headline upcoming events at Lick Creek Park
02/16/2024
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Recreation Supervisor Laurie Brown discuss tree planting and other upcoming events at Lick Creek Park and the Gary Halter Nature Center.
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What’s Up? Video: “Who We Are: We Are Black History” event set for Feb. 23 at the LRC
02/15/2024
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Lincoln Recreation Assistant Supervisor Markeesha Watson discuss the “Who We Are: We Are Black History” event on Feb. 23.
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Your input is vital to creating an effective plan to address our affordable housing challenges
02/15/2024
The City of College Station is creating a strategic Housing Action Plan to help generate more housing options and opportunities. Citizen engagement and feedback, including a trio of surveys, will play an integral role in shaping the plan.
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Amnesty period provides a simple path to pay outstanding warrants and avoid jail time
02/12/2024
Since the City of College Station began our warrant amnesty/warrant roundup program in 2007, we’ve cleared over 7,000 warrants valued at over $2 million. The warrant amnesty period for the City of College Station and Brazos County starts Monday, Feb. 12, and runs through Friday, March 1.
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REACH's prosperous For the Culture Market made a lasting and positive impact
02/09/2024
Last Saturday, the REACH Project and our community made the second annual For the Culture Market a memorable event that will have a lasting and positive impact. As REACH advocates, the City of College Station is thrilled to share event highlights and extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who made it possible.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Feb. 8)
02/08/2024
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, Feb 8. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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City seeks community feedback for feasibility study about a potential recreation center
02/08/2024
The city's Recreation Center Feasibility Study will help determine what could and should happen based on residents' preferences. Your valuable contribution is indispensable in shaping the decision-making process and our community's recreational landscape.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
02/07/2024
The College Station City Council meets at City Hall on Thursday after 6 p.m. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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February's Exploring History event features A&M legends R.C. Slocum and Mark Johnson
02/06/2024
Explore the rich history of Texas A&M sports with Hall of Fame Aggie coaches R.C. Slocum and Mark Johnson at the Exploring History Luncheon at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the Larry J. Ringer Library. The event also features other special guests, including longtime sports administrators John Thornton and Alan Cannon.
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What’s Up? Video: Burn Awareness Week and how to prevent and treat burns
02/02/2024
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Harlei Struck, the College Station Fire Department’s community risk reduction specialist, discuss how to prevent and treat burns as part of Burn Awareness Week.
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Ostrowski named City of College Station’s chief development officer
01/30/2024
Michael Ostrowski has been named the City of College Station’s chief development officer. He begins his new role in mid-February.
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What’s Up? Video: Hang Out & Tune In provides networking opportunity for local musicians
01/26/2024
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Visit College Station Events Coordinator Casey Barone discuss Hang Out & Tune In, a series of events designed for local musicians and venue owners to collaborate, learn, and showcase their talents.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Jan. 25)
01/25/2024
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 25. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Utility Customer Service closed while obsolete computer billing system is upgraded
01/25/2024
Beginning Friday at noon, UCS will stop processing bills and accepting payments while the computer billing system is upgraded. Once all the data has been moved and the vendor integrations are active, we hope to have UCS back in business by mid-next week.
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5 things to watch at Thursday's city council meeting
01/24/2024
The College Station City Council meets at city hall after 6 p.m. on Thursday. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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Celebrate African American History Month throughout February at the LRC
01/23/2024
As The Lincoln Recreation Center embraces "forever forward" and our proud history, we invite you to celebratory events scheduled throughout February as we observe African American History Month.
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What’s Up? Video: How CSU customers can stay cozy while keeping their bills in check
01/19/2024
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Energy Coordinator Patrick McIntyre discuss how CSU customers can keep their homes comfortable and their electric bills in check.
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Ribbon-cutting for Lick Creek Park bird viewing blinds set for Tuesday north of Nature Center
01/19/2024
The ribbon-cutting for the two new bird viewing blinds at Lick Creek Park is Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the blind north of the Lick Creek Nature Center. College Station is regarded as one of the best bird-watching locations in the region, and enthusiasts have spotted more than 225 species at Lick Creek, the area's premier nature preserve.
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TUESDAY UPDATE: Solid waste and recycling collections resume
01/16/2024
Resuming collections today on a shifted schedule by one day, i.e. we will be collecting Monday's routes today, Tuesday's routes tomorrow, and so on.
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City offices and facilities closed on Tuesday due to weather conditions
01/15/2024
City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed on Tuesday and scheduled programs and activities will be postponed due to weather conditions.
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Monday's solid waste and recycling collections suspended
01/15/2024
Solid waste and recycling collections scheduled for Monday have been suspended due to roadway conditions. The status of Tuesday's routes will be evaluated early tomorrow.
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Take the appropriate steps now to protect your pipes before the freezing weather arrives
01/15/2024
With temperatures expected to plummet early next week, now is the time to take action to protect your home and family.
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City offices and facilities closed Monday for MLK Day
01/15/2024
City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Solid waste and recycling collections will operate on the normal schedules.
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What’s Up? Video: The Southwood Community Center features fun spring activities
01/12/2024
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Parks & Recreation Activities Assistant Patrick Lewis discuss the enjoyable programs and activities scheduled at the Southwood Community Center this spring.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Jan. 11)
01/11/2024
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, Jan. 11. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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4 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
01/10/2024
The College Station City Council meets after 6 p.m. on Thursday at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are four items to watch.
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Luther Street Rehab Project Set to Commence Construction
01/05/2024
Construction for the Luther Rehab Project is scheduled to commence next week. Luther Street will undergo a complete closure to through traffic, spanning from Penberthy Boulevard to Marion Pugh Drive starting on Tuesday, January 9th. The project's timeline is estimated at 9 months, contingent upon weather conditions and other factors.
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What’s Up? Video: Exploring the Dynamic Senior Programs of College Station
01/04/2024
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Senior Services Coordinator Kari Williamson delve into the vibrant world of senior activities in College Station.
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Holiday schedule for city offices, facilities, and solid waste collection
12/18/2023
City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Dec. 25-Jan. 1 for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Solid waste and recycling will not be picked up on Dec. 25, and collections will be pushed back one day through Jan. 1.
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What’s Up? Video: Southwood's Taekwondo self-defense classes benefit all ages and skills
09/15/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell, Recreation Supervisor Laurie Brown, and Taekwondo instructor Jose Aponte talk about the self-defense classes for all ages at the Southwood Community Center.
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Celebrate the Juneteenth national holiday with three commemorative events
06/01/2023
On June 19, 1865, Union soldiers led by Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger landed in Galveston with news the war had ended and the enslaved were free. We invite you and your family to celebrate the Juneteenth national holiday with three free events this month.
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City seeks public feedback on Middle Housing zoning with three public meetings in June
06/01/2023
The City of College Station is considering changing the zoning classification of some residential properties to the new MH Middle Housing zoning district. The city is hosting a series of public meetings throughout June and has a special website where you can learn more and submit questions or comments.
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The Nature Center’s Star Party can help you unlock the wonders of the universe
02/07/2023
Are you looking for something out of this world to do on a Friday night? Join us for the Nature Center Star Party on Friday, Feb. 24, from 7-10 p.m. The free, family-friendly, come-and-go event features space-themed booths, activities, and stargazing!
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Notice of Intention to Issue Certificates of Obligation
07/13/2022
The City Council of the City of College Station will consider the passage of an ordinance or ordinances authorizing the issuance of one or more series of interest bearing certificates of obligation (the “Certificates”) in the principal amount not to exceed $78,000,000 for paying all or a portion of the City's contractual obligations to be incurred in connection with constructing, improving, acquiring and equipping the following projects: (i) streets and roads including related drainage, landscaping, signalization, lighting, pedestrian improvements and signage related thereto; (ii) designing, constructing, equipping and installing parks and recreation equipment and park improvements for Texas Independence Ballpark at Midtown; (iii) information technology and communication equipment; (iv) facilities and equipment maintenance facility relocation and improvements; (v) improvements and extensions to the City's combined waterworks, sewer and electric systems including distribution, transmission, system lines, lift stations, pumps, storage tanks, metering, wells, plant improvements, and acquisition of interests in land for such purposes; and (vi) the payment of fiscal, engineering and legal fees incurred in connection therewith.
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Notice Of Public Hearing On Tax Increase
08/05/2021
A tax rate of $0.534618 per $100 valuation has been proposed by the governing body of City of College Station.
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College Station Utilities recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider
03/24/2021
College Station Utilities has earned the diamond-level Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service.
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Winter Storm Information
02/19/2021
College Station is not under a boil water notice. The Cities of Bryan and College Station have rescinded their call for water conservation.
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What you can do, what the city is doing ahead of freezing conditions
02/11/2021
With freezing temperatures in our forecast for the next several days, we wanted to share the following information to help you be prepared and to let you know that we are ready.
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Delayed opening For city offices
01/10/2021
Due to potentially unsafe road conditions, City of College Station offices and facilities will open at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12. No delays are expected to solid waste and recycling routes.
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College Station names new Parks & Recreation director
11/13/2020
Steve Wright, director of Parks & Recreation for the City of Houston, has been named the new director of Parks & Recreation for the City of College Station.
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Veterans Day Ceremony & Light of Freedom Activation
11/06/2020
The public is invited to join the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial Board for their annual Veterans Day Ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 11 at 5:30 p.m. in the Louis L. Adam Memorial Plaza of Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.
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CS names new director of Planning & Development Services
11/06/2020
Michael Ostrowski will be the next director of College Station’s Planning & Development Services Department, Interim City Manager Jeff Capps announced Friday. Ostrowski comes to College Station after a long professional history in Wisconsin, but most recently from the City of San Marcos.
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CSU-Electric contractor to perform preventative maintenance until fall 2021
10/02/2020
Residents and businesses within a large portion of College Station may soon see utility-related preventative maintenance performed on or near their property.
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