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City of College Station Parks - Satisfaction Survey

SATISFACTION SURVEY
Our Parks and Recreation Department would like your feedback on their services, programs and facilities through this anonymous survey: http://svy.mk/1QHgNit. Your input is greatly appreciated! The survey deadline is March 31.

 

Barbara Moore, MPA

City of College Station

Neighborhood Services Coordinator

764-6262

 

City of College Station
Home of Texas A&M University ®

Recycling Collection Schedule

Good Afternoon Neighbors!

Attached is the latest recycling collection schedule. Please look for your street name on the schedule to confirm your collection day. Some of the collection days may have changed over the past few weeks and we want to be sure that you have the most recent information on collection days. If you have any questions regarding recycling visit cstx.gov/recycle or email them to the recycling staff at recycle@cstx.gov .

Thanks,

Barbara Moore, MPA

City of College Station

Neighborhood Services Coordinator

764-6262

City of College Station
Home of Texas A&M University ®

Traffic Impact Analysis Ordinance meeting

The City of College Station invites you to a public meeting to discuss the City Council initiative to develop a Traffic Impact Analysis ordinance for Single Family residential developments.  A Traffic Impact Analysis is a study to determine the impact of the additional traffic generated by a development on the transportation system.  Two identical meetings will be held to engage the community and receive feedback.  The meetings will be held on Tuesday, March 8th at 12:30 pm and Tuesday, March 29th at 3:00 pm in City Hall Council Chambers at 1101 Texas Avenue. 

For your information, the current Traffic Impact Analysis ordinance can be found here:   https://www.municode.com/library/tx/college_station/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=CH12UNDEOR_ART7GEDEST_S12-7.13TRIMAN.  

For more information please do not hesitate to contact Danielle Singh at 979-764-3570 or dsingh@cstx.gov.

Danielle Singh, P.E., CFM

Transportation Planning Coordinator

City of College Station

Planning & Development Services

Found iphone - Castlegate Park

A neighbor found an iphone at the Castlegate Park this morning. Please contact our office at 979-690-2330 or email us at office@hoapartners.net if it belongs to you.

Keep Brazos Beautiful February News

KEEP BRAZOS BEAUTIFUL INC

February News

 

Please see the attached Green Scene Report.

Neighborhood News - January 29, 2016

Neighborhood News
Information on College Station events and services.
Single-Stream Recycling is underway!
  
The City of College Station's new single-stream recycling program allows you to place your recyclables in one container for biweekly collection by Brazos Valley Recycling. No bags or sorting required! Blue, 95-gallon recycling containers distributed to single-family homes in College Station throughout January.
 
   

 
 
If you aren't eligible for our recycling program, but still want to recycle, here is a list of private recycling vendors: http://bit.ly/1O4Fqsa

 
   For more single-stream recycling details, visit http://bit.ly/1R6ScaC

Wellborn Rd. and South Dowling intersection improvement public meeting- Feb. 3
  

The City of College Station completed a study of the intersection and surrounding area to determine the impacts on the adjacent properties as a result of signalizing the intersection of Wellborn Road and South Dowling.  The study discusses some options for improvements to be made in order to provide a more safe connection to Wellborn Road. 
 
A public meeting to discuss the studying findings with be held on February 3, 2016, at the Greens Prairie Elementary School Cafeteria located at 4315 Greens Prairie Trail at 7:00PM. 

Neighborhood Grant Interest Meeting Feb. 5
  
This year we will have the Neighborhood Grant Program Interest meeting on Friday,
Feb. 5, 2016 at 10:00 am in the City Hall Council Chambers at 1101 Texas Avenue.
 
The purpose of the meeting is to explain in-depth how the grant program works, guidelines, types of projects that are eligible for funding, requirements and deadlines. Grant applications and guidelines will be given out at the meeting.
 
If you plan to attend or have someone from your association to attend, please call 979.764.6262 or bmoore@cstx.gov to RSVP by Feb. 4.

  
African- American History Month celebrations and activities at the Lincoln Center throughout February
  
The Lincoln Recreation Center is hosting a variety events to celebrate African-American History Month throughout February. Some of the activities include genealogy classes, an art showcase, movie night and a dance featuring music from various decades.
  
 For more information on the month-long list of events, please click here or call 979.764.3779. We hope to see you there!

  
Brazos Valley Senior Games registration continues until Feb.12
The City of College Station is hosting the 2016 Senior Games Feb. 18-21. The Senior Games promote physical and mental health and fitness among Texas Senior Citizens by encouraging them to maintain healthy lifestyles and social relationships, to participate in sports and recreational activities with other seniors, and to provide an environment for athletic competition.
 
Ages 50+ can compete in track and field, swimming, basketball, cycling, golf, 5k, archery, bowling, horseshoes, pickleball, disc golf, washers, table tennis, tennis, 3-on-3 basketball, cornhole, and basketball skills. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded in each event and age group. The registration fee is $30 which includes a shirt and two tickets to the reception, with an additional $4 fee per event. Deadline to register is Feb. 12.
 
For more information, visit here or call 764-3486

Have a job for the Big Event?

 Do you need a job (painting, yard work, cleaning, etc.) completed around your house? Let Texas A&M University's The Big Event do it for you on Saturday, April 2. The Big Event is the largest, one-day, student-run service project in the nation where Texas A&M University students come together to show their appreciation to the community.

 

If you have a service project for The Big Event, be sure to register it by Feb. 19 at bigeventonline.tamu.edu

 

For more information, call 979.845.9618 or email bigevent@bigevent.tamu.edu. 

  

Valentine's Day tea and fashion show on Feb. 11

Ages 55+ can enjoy afternoon tea, healthy finger foods, sweetheart bingo and a fashion show on Thursday, Feb. 11 from 1-3 p.m. at the Southwood Community Center.
 
If interested, please RSVP for free by calling 979.764.6351 or emailing mrodgers@cstx.gov. For more senior programs or activities, click here.

New Event: Sweetheart Family Formal on Feb. 14

 Get ready for a night of free fun at the Sweetheart Family Formal on Sunday, Feb. 14 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Lincoln Recreation Center! There will be dancing, refreshments, a photo opportunity to commemorate the evening and prizes for the best dressed. Outside food/drinks are not allowed. For more information, call 979.764.3486 or email parks@cstx.gov.

B/CS Trash off

WE NEED YOU!!!!! Volunteer Teams needed for our annual Texas Trash Off event on April 9th.  If your organization would like to volunteer, contact us at volunteer@keepbrazosbeautiful.org 
First 300 volunteers receive a free tee shirt!
Prizes and complimentary lunch is provided.

Two City Committees still need citizens

Good Morning Neighbors,

There are still two city committees that need to be filled. They are the Zoning Board of Adjustments and the Landmark Commission. The deadline to apply to these committees has been extended until 1/15/16. If you are interested and need more information, please contact the City Secretary’s Office at 764-3500 or visit cstx.gov/committees.

 

Thanks,

Barbara Moore

City of College Station

Neighborhood Services Coordinator

764-6262

City of College Station
Home of Texas A&M University ®

Updates and changes to garbage/recycling collection

Many of you may have already received your recycling container from Brazos Valley Recycling. Below is information on the recycling/garbage collection schedules. For any questions or comments, please email RecycleRequests@cstx.gov or call 979.764.6228.

Your recycling will now be collected by Brazos Valley Recycling on the SAME DAY AS YOUR GARBAGE, except every other week.

  • If you receive your container the week Jan. 4-8, your collection will begin the week of Jan. 18 (on your normally scheduled garbage collection day) and proceed every other week after.
  • If you receive your container the week of Jan. 11-15, your collection will begin the week of Jan. 25 (on your normally scheduled garbage collection day) and proceed every other week after.

On your designated collection day, place your full container(s) at the curb by 8 a.m. It should be about 4 feet from obstructions, including your green garbage container. After collection, the container(s) should be removed from the curb within 12 hours. 

Each household receiving a new recycling container will also receive a writable magnet with a yearly calendar that will help you keep track of all of your sanitation collection days.

Barbara Moore

City of College Station

Neighborhood Services Coordinator

764-6262

City of College Station
Home of Texas A&M University ®

Board Meeting

Castlegate Board Meeting

January 21, 2016

Fire Station 5

1601 William D Fitch

7:00PM to 8:30PM

 

This meeting is open to all residents to attend

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