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Video: Cheletia Johnson discusses the Lincoln Recreation Center’s senior holiday events
12/02/2022
In this episode of “Stuff You Don’t Usually See,” Lincoln Recreation Center Supervisor Cheletia Johnson and Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell discuss the Lincoln Recreation Center’s upcoming holiday events for adults 55 years and older.
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Mayor Nichols needs your help to end Bryan’s reign in the Salvation Army’s Mayor Ring-Off
12/02/2022
College Station Mayor John Nichols and Bryan Mayor Bobby Gutierrez will participate in the Salvation Army's annual Mayor Ring-Off on Saturday by collecting donations at local Walmart stores. From noon-1 p.m., Nichols will be at the College Station Walmart. You can also donate online.
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4 captivating ways Howdy Holly-Days at Northgate can lift your holiday spirits on Dec. 10
12/01/2022
Howdy Holly-Days at Northgate offers appealing holiday treats for every taste with shopping, entertainment, and a one-of-a-kind “dine-around” experience with merchants. We cordially invite you to the third annual seasonal event from 4 p.m.-8 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10.
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Preventing stormwater pollution helps preserve the quality of our creeks and tributaries
12/01/2022
As new homes and subdivisions are built in our growing community, ensuring the construction sites are safe for nearby people and our waterways is essential. Preventing stormwater pollution is critical to preserving the quality of our creeks and tributaries.
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December’s holiday events promise a jolly good time for adults 55 and older
11/22/2022
The Parks & Recreation Department invites adults 55 and older to free and festive holiday-themed events in December. We'll dance merrily, be jolly in fellowship, and deck the halls with boughs of holly!
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Live Blog: Monday’s city council meeting (Nov. 21)
11/21/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council's regular meeting on Monday, Nov. 21. The new mayor and three new city council members will be sworn into office at 4 p.m. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Common-sense reminders to help you experience a safe and secure Thanksgiving holiday
11/21/2022
Thanksgiving is a day to celebrate family, friends – and tons of tasty food! But Thanksgiving can also create preventable hazards quicker than your leftovers can get cold. We offer these common-sense reminders to ensure a safe and happy Thanksgiving.
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City offices closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving
11/21/2022
City of College Station offices and facilities are closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Thursday’s sanitation routes will be collected on Friday, and Friday’s routes will be picked up on Saturday.
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New mayor, 3 city council members to be sworn into office at Monday’s regular meeting
11/18/2022
College Station’s new mayor and three new city council members will be sworn into office on Monday at 4 p.m. at city hall before participating in their first regular meeting at 6 p.m. The oaths of office and the agenda portion of the meeting will be streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Video: Ellis discusses city’s plans to redevelop around Texas Avenue and University Drive
11/18/2022
In this episode of “Stuff You Don’t Usually See,” Staff Planner Matthew Ellis and Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell discuss the city’s plans to redevelop the area around Texas Avenue and University Drive and how you can be involved.
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Decades later, Brison Park’s bonfire memorial continues to pay tribute to the fallen Aggies
11/18/2022
Friday marks the 23rd anniversary of the bonfire tragedy at Texas A&M. Everyone knows about the magnificent Bonfire Memorial on campus, but did you know another set of memorials are located in a College Station park?
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The family-friendly Christmas in the Park event weekend returns to Central Park Dec. 2-3
11/16/2022
With the holidays approaching, remember to schedule two nights of fun and activities for your family on Dec. 2-3 at the City of College Station’s Christmas in the Park event weekend at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park. Holiday-themed festivities are scheduled from 6-10 p.m. each night. — and admission is free!
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How you can create a beautiful ornament for the Christmas Tree at Howdy Holly-Days
11/14/2022
Visit College Station and The Arts Council of Brazos Valley invite you to decorate ornaments for the Christmas tree at the Howdy Holly-Days at Northgate event from 4-8 p.m. on Dec. 10. Just follow these simple steps.
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TxDOT work on Harvey Road begins Monday
11/11/2022
Starting Monday, TxDOT’s contractor will close Harvey Road’s inside lanes both ways from Texas Avenue to George Bush Drive. The work begins a three-phase project to construct raised medians and rehabilitate Harvey to the State Highway 6 frontage road. Detours will be in place.
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Video: David Simmons discusses CSPD’s annual Breakfast with Blue Santa event
11/11/2022
In this episode of “Stuff You Don’t Usually See,” CSPD Public Information Officer David Simmons and Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell discuss the Police Department’s upcoming Breakfast with Blue Santa event.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Nov. 10)
11/10/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council's regular meeting on Thursday, Nov. 10. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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4 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
11/09/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 6 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are four items to watch.
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Enjoy the bright lights of Christmas in the Park starting Thanksgiving Day
11/09/2022
Starting Nov. 24, the bright lights of Christmas in the Park will burn nightly from 6-11 p.m. through New Year’s Day at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park. Admission is free, and don’t forget to bring your wish list for Santa.
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Live Blog: 2022 College Station City Election Results
11/08/2022
Welcome to our live election blog from the Brazos Center. We’ll start posting results as soon as they are received after the voting centers close at 7 p.m.
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Video: Nettles describes the events and activities planned for Christmas in College Station
11/04/2022
In this episode of “Stuff You Don’t Usually See,” Tourism Marketing Manager Aubrey Nettles and Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell discuss the holiday-themed events and activities planned for the third year of Christmas in College Station.
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Annual Jingle Bell Fun Run kicks off festive Christmas in the Park event weekend on Dec. 2
11/02/2022
The 32nd Jingle Bell Fun Run is Friday, Dec. 2, and will be part of Christmas in the Park for the second year. The race starts at 6 p.m. at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park. The early entry fee is $15 and includes a shirt and jingle bells if you register by Nov. 13.
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Video: Vaughn discusses flood preparedness and the best ways to protect your property
10/28/2022
In this episode of “Stuff You Don’t Usually See,” Engineering Program Specialist David Vaughn and Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell discuss flood preparedness and the best ways to protect your family and property.
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Halloween on 19's classic movies give a whole new meaning to government “ax-cess”
10/27/2022
From Friday through Monday, horror genre legends Bela Lugosi, Lon Chaney, and Vincent Price contribute to Halloween on 19: Government “Ax-cess. Two dozen classic and vintage films from 1922 to 1964 will be featured, including Nosferatu (1922), Phantom of the Opera (1925), Hunchback of Notre Dame (1923), and Little Shop of Horrors (1960). You can find the full schedule of movies and times at cstx.gov/boo.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Oct. 27)
10/27/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council's regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 27. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Your kids can learn teamwork and basic skills in the city’s winter youth basketball leagues
10/27/2022
The Parks and Recreation Department’s Winter Basketball league helps kids ages 6-14 learn teamwork and basic skills while growing mentally, socially, and physically. Registration ends Nov. 27, and practices start in December.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
10/26/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 6 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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UPRR to install tracks at Rock Prairie crossing starting Tuesday
10/21/2022
Union Pacific Railroad will close the crossing at Rock Prairie Road west of Wellborn Road on Tuesday to install new tracks. The closure will be in place for 3-4 days.
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Video: Judge Ed Spillane discusses why the city offers an amnesty period for outstanding warrants
10/21/2022
In this episode of “Stuff You Don’t Usually See,” Municipal Court Presiding Judge Ed Spillane and Marketing Coordinator Grace Hollowell discuss the sensible reasons the city offers an amnesty period for outstanding warrants.
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Play a vital role in your local government by serving on a city committee, board, or commission
10/21/2022
Have you ever wondered how you could be more directly involved in local government decisions? How about volunteering to serve on one of the city’s 11 boards, committees, or commissions? These essential citizen groups have a vast influence in determining our community’s quality of life.
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Creepy Crawl 2K includes all the ghoulish elements for fabulous Halloween-themed family fun
10/19/2022
Ghosts, witches, and creatures of all ages are invited to our Family Creepy Crawl 2K Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Wolf Pen Creek Park. The free fun-filled event features a costume contest, children's activities, and health and wellness booths families can enjoy together.
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Happy Birthday, College Station! New video explores our community’s fascinating past
10/19/2022
On Oct. 19, 1938 – 84 years ago today – College Station residents voted 217-39 to incorporate as a city. In honor of our 84th anniversary, we hope you enjoy this 19-minute look at our fascinating history as we evolved from a tiny college town into the bustling and thriving community we are today.
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Dispose of your household hazardous waste and old computers on Saturday
10/18/2022
Area residents are invited to participate in the fall Household Hazardous Waste and Computer Collection Event on Saturday from 7 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Texas A&M University General Services Building. The entrance to the facility is on Harvey Road, next to Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.
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Amnesty period provides a simple path to pay outstanding warrants and avoid jail time
10/17/2022
Since the City of College Station began our warrant amnesty/warrant roundup program in 2007, we’ve cleared more than 7,000 warrants valued at over $2 million. The fall warrant amnesty period for the City of College Station and Brazos County is underway and runs through Nov. 4.
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Video: Luis Perez discusses upcoming Halloween events and Christmas in the Park
10/14/2022
In this episode of “Stuff You Don’t Usually See,” Recreation Supervisor Luis Perez and Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell discuss Halloween events scheduled through October and take an early look at December’s Christmas in the Park festivities.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Oct. 13)
10/13/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council's regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 13. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Annual Fall Fest and Haunted House features candy, activities, and family-friendly fun
10/13/2022
Instead of hopping neighborhoods and navigating dark streets this Halloween, take your family to the Lincoln Recreation Center on Thursday, Oct. 20, for our free Annual Fall Fest and Haunted House. We’ll have plenty of free candy and refreshments for the kids!
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
10/12/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 6 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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How you can get involved with two small area planning efforts in College Station this winter
10/12/2022
The City of College Station is launching two small area planning efforts – the Texas Avenue & University Drive Redevelopment Plan and the Wellborn District Plan Update – starting In December and continuing into next year. To share your thoughts – and hear the voices of fellow residents – we encourage your participation.
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City council to consider changes to College Station’s housing options this month
10/11/2022
The city council will consider two significant updates to the city's Unified Development Ordinance this month – the addition of a Shared Housing use (Oct. 13) and Middle Housing zoning districts (Oct. 27).
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Video: Alyssa Halle-Schramm discusses middle housing zoning and shared housing
10/11/2022
In this episode of “Stuff You Don’t Usually See,” Long Range Planning Administrator Alyssa Halle-Schramm and Marketing Manager Lacey Lively discuss the proposed shared housing use, middle housing zoning, and more.
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Wellborn Road traffic shifts to east side beginning Monday
10/07/2022
Wellborn Road traffic will be shifted to the new pavement on the east side of the roadway on Monday and Tuesday. The Deacon Drive and Fraternity Row intersections will remain closed as construction on the Deacon Crossing and Cain Closure Project continues.
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Stone Forest remains closed at Fitch for water line repair
10/06/2022
Due to the need for additional equipment and conflicts with underground utilities, Stone Forest Drive will remain closed for several more days at William D. Fitch Parkway. The bike lane is also closed. Water service is not affected, and the neighborhood remains accessible from the Lakeway Drive entrance. We regret the inconvenience and are working on completing the repair quickly and safely.
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Senior Autumn Fest offers an enjoyable way for older adults to socialize and make friends
10/06/2022
Adults 55 and older are invited to bring friends to the free Senior Autumn Fest from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the American Pavilion at Veterans Park & Athletic Complex.
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Fun for All Playground Honored as Innovative Community Effort
10/06/2022
The many community groups behind the City of College Station’s Fun for All Playground were honored on Thursday as part of the 2022 Lex Frieden Employment Awards through the through the Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities.
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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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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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COVID-19: What we are doing
03/17/2020
View the latest coronavirus (COVID-19) information regarding the City of College Station’s facilities, services, events, programs and meetings.
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