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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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Couch named chief of College Station Police Department
05/28/2020
Billy Couch has been named police chief for the City of College Station. Couch is a 23-year veteran of the College Station Police Department and has served as assistant chief since 2013.
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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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New fire chief announced for College Station
04/20/2020
Richard Mann, executive assistant fire chief for the Houston Fire Department, has been named chief of fire and emergency medical services for the City of College Station. Chief Mann will begin leading the College Station Fire Department on May 11.
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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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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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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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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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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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Thousands pour into town for Games of Texas
07/23/2019
The 2019 Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s Summer Games of Texas starts Thursday at premier venues across College Station and Bryan and runs through Monday.
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