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Part of Greens Prairie Road closed through Aug. 10
07/24/2020
Greens Prairie Road will be closed between Amberley Place and Donnington Drive starting Monday as a pipeline is placed under the roadway. The closure will be in place until Aug. 10.
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Proposed city budget reflects COVID-19 challenges
07/24/2020
The city’s proposed Fiscal Year 2020-21 budget —presented to the city council Thursday night — takes a strategic approach to address our community’s short-term, mid-term, and long-term needs in these uncertain times. The council takes a more in-depth look at the numbers beginning with Monday’s first budget workshop, followed by additional sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (July 23)
07/23/2020
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular teleconference meetings on Thursday, July 23. The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop meeting will start no earlier than 4 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
07/22/2020
The College Station City Council meets by teleconference on Thursday for its workshop (after 4 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. The meetings will be streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Video: Our water is absolutely safe to drink
07/22/2020
In this episode of “Actually…,” Water Resource Coordinator Jennifer Nations says that College Station’s water is quite safe. Only a handful of naturally occurring contaminants have been detected, and the city adds another (chlorine) to disinfect the water and kill germs.
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Video: And now for something completely positive! (June)
07/17/2020
Take a look back at some of the positive things that happened in the City of College Station in June: We honored a hero police officer, another officer hosted a peace party at his church, new Police Chief Billy Couch had a constructive meeting with community leaders, we received strong new bond ratings, we worked with a local church to help a single mom battling cancer, and the city saved more than $800,000 by re-funding general obligation bonds.
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Road work on part of Munson begins Wednesday
07/13/2020
Road crews will be doing routine maintenance work on Munson Avenue between Harvey Road and Dominik Drive starting Wednesday. Traffic delays and temporary road closures are expected. The work is scheduled from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each weekday, with no weekend activity. The project is scheduled to be finished by Thursday, July 23.
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Video: Replacing skateboards with drainage technology
07/10/2020
In this episode of “Actually…,” Drainage Division Manager Marshall Wallace says thanks to new technology, city employees don’t have to use skateboards anymore to enter the pipes and inspect or repair our vital drainage infrastructure.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (July 9)
07/09/2020
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular teleconference meetings on Thursday, July 9. The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start after 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
07/08/2020
The College Station City Council meets by teleconference for its workshop (after 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. The meetings will be streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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We need your input about College Station’s future
07/08/2020
As part of the City of College Station’s 10-year review of its Comprehensive Plan, we’ve created a virtual workshop to gather your input on our community’s future. The online Community Choices Workshop will be live from July 13 through Aug. 3.
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Pandemic spotlights vital role of parks and recreation
07/02/2020
The services and programs provided by municipal parks and recreation departments have always been indispensable to a community’s well-being and overall quality of life. If that wasn’t clear before the COVID-19 pandemic, it certainly is now.
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10 smart tips for a safe and festive Fourth of July
07/01/2020
Most of us build our traditional Independence Day celebrations around food, family, and friends, not to mention plenty of bright and colorful fireworks. Unfortunately, fireworks can also cause injuries and damage property, even when properly used. As you prepare for your Fourth of July celebration, here are 10 essential things to keep in mind.
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City offices closed Friday for Independence Day
06/30/2020
City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Friday in observance of the Independence Day weekend. Sanitation and recycling collections will operate on the regular schedule.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (June 25)
06/25/2020
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular teleconference meetings on Thursday, June 25. The live audio will be streamed on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start no earlier than 4 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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Video: Small business bridge loan program
06/24/2020
The City of College Station and the Bryan Business Council partnered with the Brazos Valley Council of Governments in April to create a Bridge Loan Program to assist small businesses that have seen a substantial reduction in revenue due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Small businesses need short-term working capital to cover essential expenses such as payroll, rent, and utilities.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
06/24/2020
The College Station City Council meets Thursday at by teleconference for its workshop (after 4 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. The live audio will be streamed on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Public comments are allowed through Zoom.
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Police chief addresses CSPD’s policies, use of force
06/22/2020
The national discussion about race relations and policing has touched every corner of our country, including College Station. Open and transparent conversations are the foundation of how trust is established. In this blog, Police Chief Bill Couch addresses questions about the CSPD's policies and procedures regarding unbiased policing, body-worn cameras, professional standards, the use of force, and more.
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Video: Keep your kids safe around the pool
06/19/2020
The College Station Fire Department offers these tips to help you keep your kids safe around the pool this summer.
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Celebrating Juneteenth by remembering Lincoln High
06/18/2020
With Friday commemorating the sesquicentennial of Juneteenth, it’s fitting that we also celebrate the 40th anniversary of College Station’s Lincoln Recreation Center. Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, and it started in Texas. As part of that celebration, let’s look back at the proud history of what began as Lincoln High School.
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USTA grant will help city tennis programs recover
06/17/2020
The College Station Parks and Recreation Department recently received a $2,500 Facility Recovery Grant from the United States Tennis Association to help defray the costs associated with the eventual reopening of our tennis facilities. We hope to see you at our future tennis classes when regular programming returns.
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Video: 2020 Waste & Recycling Workers Week
06/16/2020
This is Waste and Recycling Workers Week! We offer our sincere thanks to the hard-working men and women who keep our neighborhoods and streets safe and clean. Your dedication and tireless work are valued and appreciated!
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Part of Francis Drive closed starting Thursday
06/16/2020
Francis Drive will be closed to westbound traffic from Munson Avenue to Walton Drive beginning Thursday. One-way traffic will continue to flow eastbound from Walton toward Munson. The closure will be in place for about nine months.
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Video: And now for something completely positive!
06/12/2020
In this episode of "And now for something completely positive," we take a look at some of the positive things that happened in the City of College Station in May. We got a new police chief, completed the new police station underbudget, unveiled more COVID-19 relief programs, and began taking a fresh look at how we promote local tourism.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (June 11)
06/11/2020
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular teleconference meetings on Thursday, June 11. The workshop will start no earlier than 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
06/10/2020
The College Station City Council meets Thursday at city hall for its workshop (no sooner than 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. The meeting will be closed to the public, but comments will be allowed through Zoom.
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Video: "Actually..." with Municipal Court Judge Ed Spillane
06/05/2020
In this episode of "Actually...," Judge Ed Spillane talks about how the College Station Municipal Court goes to great lengths to make sure citizens aren’t prosecuted due to their economic status.
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Rescheduled summer sports events can help us recover
06/04/2020
What does a sports event or tournament look like in the era of COVID-19? As participants, coaches, and spectators, we’ll soon find out. The City of College Station will host its first tournament June 19-21 with more than 100 girls’ softball teams from around the state.
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Video: Don’t be afraid to call 911 during pandemic
06/03/2020
The College Station Fire Department has seen a significant decrease in calls for emergency medical services during the COVID-19 pandemic. When heart attacks, strokes, and other medical emergencies happen, time is of the essence. Our EMS and fire personnel follow all the recommended CDC guidelines and precautions. If you need emergency medical attention, please don’t hesitate to call 911 and get the help you need.
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New Online Utility Payment Portal
06/01/2020
The first phase of our new online payment portal is live! This means you can now make one-time utility payments with a credit/debit card as well as
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BTU and CSU customers encouraged to get current on accounts
06/01/2020
Bryan Texas Utilities and College Station Utilities are encouraging customers who delayed making payments during the health and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus to set up payment arrangements soon.
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Part of Cross Street to be closed until June 19
06/01/2020
Cross Street will be closed between College Main and Tauber Street for nearby construction starting Tuesday. The work is scheduled to be finished by June 19.
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City Council to consider calling Aug. 18 special election to fill Place-4 vacancy
05/30/2020
The College Station City Council will gather Monday by teleconference for a special meeting (6:30 p.m.) to consider one item: Adoption of an ordinance calling for an Aug. 18 special runoff election to fill Place-4 on the council.
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$1.8 million in federal funds available for COVID-19 aid
05/29/2020
The City of College Station will make about $1.8 million in federal funds available for two grant programs aimed at helping College Station’s low-to-moderate income residents pay their rent and their employers keep them on the payroll.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (May 28)
05/28/2020
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular teleconference meetings on Thursday, May 28. The live audio will be streamed on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at //cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start no earlier than 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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College Station to create new tourism office to accelerate economic recovery
05/28/2020
Beginning Aug. 1, the City of College Station will incorporate tourism into its overall economic development and local recovery strategies by launching a new operation that will focus specifically on the hospitality industry.
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International Leadership of Texas to lease former CSPD headquarters
05/28/2020
The former home of the College Station Police Department will be used to temporarily accommodate the growth experienced by International Leadership of Texas, a public charter school that serves kindergarten through ninth-grade students.
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3 water safety resources to help keep your family safe
05/27/2020
As Water Safety Month comes to a close, the City of College Station’s Aquatics Division reminds you to be careful around swimming pools, ponds, rivers, lakes, and oceans. Here are a few resources to help keep your family safe this season.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
05/27/2020
The College Station City Council meets Thursday by teleconference for its workshop (no sooner than 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch.
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Sales tax holiday weekend: Save money, water
05/22/2020
During this weekend’s sales tax holiday, you can purchase certain water- and energy-efficient products through Memorial Day. Tax-exempt items are things you can use to help conserve or retain groundwater (where College Station’s water comes from), recharge water tables, or decrease ambient air temperature to reduce evaporation.
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Parks & Recreation: What’s open and what’s not?
05/21/2020
As Gov. Greg Abbott continues his plans to open Texas, the Parks and Recreation Department has been making plans for reopening spaces, facilities, and programs impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s a look at our current situation, including some answers to your most frequent questions.
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City offices to be closed Monday for Memorial Day
05/21/2020
City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Monday for Memorial Day. Sanitation and recycling collections will operate on the regular schedule.
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Public works boosts our community’s quality of life
05/20/2020
This week marks the 60th annual National Public Works Week, which celebrates the thousands of men and women across the United States and Canada who provide and maintain the infrastructure and services known as public works.
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3 steps to make sure you're ready for flash floods
05/19/2020
3 steps to make sure you’re ready for a flash flood by City of College Station Did you know flash flooding is the No. 1 cause of weather-related damage in Texas? Sadly, our great state often leads the nation in flood-related deaths. As part of Texas Flood Awareness Week, the City of College Station reminds residents to be prepared.
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Part of Arrington Road to be closed for water line repair
05/17/2020
A section of southbound Arrington Road near William D. Fitch Parkway will be closed for several days starting Monday as crews repair a large water line. The work is expected to be completed by Thursday evening.
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Part of Cherry Street to be closed until June 4
05/16/2020
Cherry Street will be closed between College Main and Tauber Street for nearby construction starting Monday. The work is scheduled to be finished by June 4.
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Video: Thank You to the COVID-19 Pandemic Heroes
05/14/2020
Thank you to all of the heroes who work hard to make College Station a great place to live, work and visit -- especially during tough times.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (May 14)
05/14/2020
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular teleconference meetings on Thursday, May 14. The workshop will start around 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
05/13/2020
The College Station City Council meets Thursday by teleconference for its workshop (about 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch.
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Metallic balloons and power lines don’t mix
05/06/2020
Stray Mylar balloons entangled in overhead lines in the last week caused two electric outages for hundreds of College Station residents. Such disruptions can cover a large area for two hours or more while we clear the balloons and repair damaged equipment.
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City seeks public input this week on COVID-19 relief
05/05/2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of College Station seeks citizen input this week on five potential Substantial Amendments to the city’s 2015-19 Consolidated Plan. A virtual public hearing will be Thursday at 5 p.m. Mailed comments must be postmarked by Friday.
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TxDOT begins Wellborn Road bridge rail work
04/28/2020
The Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor this week began replacing the bridge rail on Wellborn Road over University Drive near Northgate. The work is expected to be complete by the end of July.
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Cities join forces for loan program to help small businesses
04/27/2020
The City of College Station and the Bryan Business Council (BBC) have partnered with the Brazos Valley Council of Governments to create a Bridge Loan Program to assist small businesses that have seen a substantial reduction in revenue due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Small businesses need short-term working capital to cover essential expenses such as payroll, rent, and utilities. Bridge loans help businesses pay those costs until they receive more permanent assistance, such as the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL).
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Grant funds to help residents with household bills
04/24/2020
The City of College Station has selected Catholic Charities of Central Texas and the St. Vincent De Paul Society of B/CS to each receive $15,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds to help College Station residents with their rent and utility bills. The funds are estimated to help more than 140 income-eligible households.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (April 23)
04/23/2020
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular teleconference meetings on Thursday, April 23. The live audio is streamed on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start around 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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Small business program helps retain 121 local jobs
04/23/2020
The City of College Station’s Economic Assistance Grant Program distributed $282,802 to 16 small businesses, 188 individuals, and 101 families (households of two or more people). It also helped businesses retain 121 full-time equivalent positions.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
04/22/2020
The College Station City Council meets Thursday by teleconference for its workshop (about 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch.
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20 ways to celebrate the 50th Earth Day
04/22/2020
In 1970, 20 million people mobilized to call for greater protections for our planet. Earth Day has since become the largest secular observance in the world. Since Wednesday is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, we offer these 20 creative and innovative ways to do your part.
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BCS Operation Restart Task Force
04/22/2020
As the community transitions from responding to recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic, the cities of Bryan and College Station, Brazos County and the Brazos County Health District have formed the BCS Operation Restart Task Force.
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Part of Greens Prairie closed for construction starting Monday

04/17/2020
Greens Prairie Trail between Royder Road and Long Creek Lane will be closed for construction starting Monday. The roadway is expected to open in July. Local traffic will be allowed to Creek Meadows Estates by Long Creek Lane and Timber Drive.
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Planning Director Prochazka named assistant city manager
04/17/2020
College Station City Manager Bryan Woods recently announced that Jennifer Prochazka, director of the city’s Planning & Development Services Department, was selected to fill the organization’s remaining assistant city manager position – a slot that has been vacant since 2018.
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Electric lineman work to keep our power flowing
04/16/2020
More than 227,000 men and women install and maintain the nation’s nine million miles of electric grid that meet our power needs, including the 28 who serve at College Station Utilities. Saturday is National Lineman Appreciation Day (#ThankaLineman) in honor of the hard-working folks who protect public safety and energize our economy by keeping the power on.
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City council Thursday teleconference (April 16)
04/15/2020
The College Station City Council will conduct a special teleconference meeting Thursday to discuss community recovery efforts in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The council will also consider future agenda items and an update to its annual strategic plan. The executive session — which is closed to the public — begins at 5 p.m., followed by the public portion of the meeting. A live audio feed will be available on Suddenlink Channel 19 and streamed online at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Be sure to Scoop the Poop when walking your pet
04/14/2020
With residents sheltered at home during the COVID-19 outbreak, many find welcome relief by walking their dogs and enjoying the spring sunshine. Unfortunately, reports of pet waste left in our streets, roadways, and parks have increased significantly. Be a responsible, courteous, and law-abiding pet owner — always Scoop the Poop.
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Know your COVID-19 rent and mortgage options
04/13/2020
The COVID-19 outbreak has caused many College Station residents to lose their jobs or have their work hours reduced. For some, paying their rent or making mortgage payments may be a problem. Landlords have expenses that must be paid, and the lack of rent revenue severely affects their ability to stay in business. The situation calls for everyone to work together to find mutually beneficial solutions.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (April 9)
04/09/2020
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular teleconference meetings on Thursday, April 9. The live audio is streamed on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop starts around 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
04/08/2020
The College Station City Council meets Thursday by teleconference for its workshop (about 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch.
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10 ways to trim your household energy costs
04/03/2020
With College Station residents sheltering in place during the COVID-19 outbreak, households are using substantially more electricity. Here are 10 ways you can trim your electric costs.
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How you can help solid waste collections run smoothly
03/31/2020
Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak, the City of College Station’s Solid Waste Division continues to provide essential solid waste collection services to our residents. On average, each of our collection trucks collects waste from 1,300 homes a day. We ask for your patience and understanding as our solid waste workers do their best to take care of our community’s needs as safely and efficiently as we can.
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City creates program to aid local small businesses
03/30/2020
While the COVID-19 outbreak has arrived with a high human cost, it’s increasingly evident that the economic impacts could be substantial as well. In response, the City of College Station has created an Economic Assistance Grant Program for our small businesses with low-to-moderate income employees.
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Completing the census remains an essential civic duty
03/27/2020
A constructive and valuable way to serve our community during these uncertain times is to complete the 2020 U.S. Census — and remind others to do the same. The deadline for you to complete the census online has been extended to August 14. Census takers will begin visiting those who have not taken the census to gather the information.
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City council Monday teleconference (March 30)
03/27/2020
The College Station City Council will conduct a special teleconference meeting Monday to discuss issues related to the COVID-19 outbreak. The council's executive session — which is closed to the public — will be at 3 p.m., followed by the public portion of the meeting. A live audio feed will be available on Suddenlink Channel 19 and streamed online at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Place-4 City Council runoff election to be delayed
03/24/2020
In light of the two-week shelter-in-place order, and our commitment to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the City of College Station is delaying the April 18 runoff election that will fill Place-4 on the City Council.
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City council calls special Monday teleconference
03/20/2020
The College Station City Council will conduct a special teleconference meeting Monday to consider extending the city's Declaration of Disaster in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. The council will conduct an executive session, which is closed to the public, at 3 p.m., followed by the public portion of the meeting. A live audio feed will be available on Suddenlink Channel 19 and streamed online at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Your tap water remains healthy and secure
03/19/2020
Despite concerns around the COVID-19 outbreak, the coronavirus has not been detected in public water supplies, which have a low risk of contamination. When you turn on your faucet, you can be confident your tap water is a safe and secure source for the water you need.
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Bars, restaurant dining rooms ordered to close
03/18/2020
Effective 9 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, March 18), all bars and restaurant dining rooms in Bryan and College Station will be ordered to close to further reduce the possibility of exposure to COVID-19. Restaurants may still provide take-out, drive-thru, delivery and curbside pickup service under this order.
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Disaster Declaration & city facilities closed to public
03/17/2020
College Station Mayor Karl Mooney and Bryan Mayor Andrew Nelson have both declared States of Disaster in their respective cities in response to the COVID-19/coronavirus. This declaration authorizes the furnishing of aid and assistance and authorizes each city to take any actions necessary to promote health and suppress the virus.
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Live Blog: Monday’s city council meetings (March 9)
03/09/2020
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Monday, March 9. The meeting can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start at about 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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5 things to watch at Monday’s city council meetings
03/06/2020
The College Station City Council gathers Monday at city hall for its workshop (about 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch.
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Family-Friendly Starlight Music Series hits 19th year
03/04/2020
For 19 years, the Starlight Music Series has attracted music lovers of all kinds for free, family-friendly entertainment under the stars at the beautiful Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater. The 2020 Starlight Music Series begins May 2, followed by shows on May 16, May 30, and June 6. We invite families, friends, and visitors to bring your picnic baskets, coolers, blankets, and lawn chairs for four Saturday nights of rockin’ fun!
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Fundamental Field Hockey program starts April 1
03/04/2020
We are thrilled to introduce our new Fundamental Field Hockey program, where players learn skills and basic knowledge of positions, rules, and equipment. The program features 5-9 and 10-13 age divisions and runs April 1-May 6 at Veterans Park & Athletic Complex. The cost is $40, and registration ends March 29.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Feb. 27)
02/27/2020
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Feb. 27. The meeting can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start at about 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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City hall groundbreaking set for Thursday
02/26/2020
A groundbreaking ceremony for the future College Station City Hall will be Thursday at 3 p.m. in the parking lot near the south end of the existing building. The ceremony will feature remarks from Mayor Karl Mooney and City Manager Bryan Woods, and will mark the beginning of a project that is expected to be completed in 2022.
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Splash pads open Sunday at Central, Tarrow parks
02/26/2020
Children love splash pads, especially when their parents join them, so slip on your swimsuit and slather on the sunscreen — the City of College Station’s splash pads open Sunday! With the chill of winter starting to move out and spring approaching, we know you’re more than ready for the fun and exhilaration of tipping buckets, weeping water, and the directional spray areas at our pads at W.A. Tarrow Park and the Fun for All Playground at Beachy Central Park. They're open daily from 8 a.m.-9 p.m.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
02/26/2020
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (about 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch.
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Section of Barron Road closed Wednesday
02/25/2020
Barron Road between Wimbledon Circle and Buckingham Circle will be closed Wednesday from 9-11 a.m. for electric utility work. Detours will be in place.
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Part-time job fair set for March 4 at Lincoln Center
02/25/2020
Part-time summer jobs with the Parks and Recreation Department include recreation assistants for our youth programs, lifeguards for our pools, water safety instructors to teach swim lessons, swim coaches for our Tsunami Swim Team, and much more. Our Part-Time Job Fair is Wednesday, March 4 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Recreation Center. You might get an on-site interview, so bring your resume and dress to impress.
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City seeks public input on uses for federal grants
02/25/2020
Each year, the City of College Station receives about $1.5 million in federal grants that benefit low- and moderate-income residents through nonprofit programs, economic development, and improved housing and infrastructure. We need your help in determining how to use these funds in the best way to address our local needs. You can either take a short survey or attend a public hearing at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, at the Lincoln Recreation Center.
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CS now offers same-day birth, death certificate service
02/18/2020
Ordering a certificate for births and deaths occurring in College Station just got faster.
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Family Rec Center Phone Survey
02/14/2020
During the remainder of February, 600 randomly selected households will be asked to participate in a phone survey to gauge interest in a family recreation center, such as a YMCA.
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Proposed amendment addresses impervious cover
02/13/2020
Driveways, parking, and accessory areas are a necessary part of any residential development. Unfortunately, if they cover too much ground, these water-limiting – or impervious – surfaces can often wreak havoc through flooding and erosion. On Feb. 20, the Planning and Zoning Commission will consider an amendment to the city's Unified Development Ordinance that would limit a lot's impervious cover.
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How businesses and apartments can recycle, too
02/13/2020
While our community loves the recycling collection services the city has in our single-family residential areas, we don’t currently offer these services to businesses and multi-family dwellings such as apartments. But that doesn’t mean your business or apartment complex doesn’t have recycling options.
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All Up in Your Business Podcast: Walk-On's
02/12/2020
Who better to open a Walk-On's Sports Bistreaux in College Station than a former Texas A&M football team walk-on? In this episode of the All Up in Your Business podcast, Cory and Jenny Davis talk about how College Station was the only city they ever considered for their business.
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Live Blog: Monday’s city council meetings (Feb. 10)
02/10/2020
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Monday, Feb. 10. The meeting can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start at about 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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Warrant amnesty helps you save money, avoid jail
02/07/2020
The first warrant amnesty period of 2020 for the City of College Station and Brazos County starts Monday and runs through Feb. 28. If you have an outstanding warrant, you can avoid paying a $50 per case warrant fee if you pay the fine in full. During the warrant roundup Feb. 29-March 8, city marshals, police officers, reserve police officers, and constables will arrest those who haven’t paid their fines.
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5 things to watch at Monday’s city council meetings
02/07/2020
The College Station City Council gathers Monday at city hall for its workshop (about 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch.
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Need a fresh way to celebrate Valentine’s Day?
02/06/2020
Tired of doing the same old things on Valentine’s Day? The City of College Station’s Trail of Lights Date Night might be the answer. Join us on Friday, Feb. 14, from 6-9 p.m. at Wolf Pen Creek Park for a romantic stroll through the Trail of Lights, take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, then have dinner and dance the night away.
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Where there’s smoke, there isn’t always fire
02/06/2020
In recent weeks, College Station Water Services has been conducting another round of smoke testing to evaluate the condition of some of our community’s aging wastewater lines. We do our best to make sure the public is aware of these tests, but the Fire Department still gets calls from worried residents who see smoke seeping out of sinks, vent pipes, manholes, and even the ground.
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