City Council Agendas For July 23, 30

Friday, July 19, 2013

Here are City Council agendas for July 23 and 30:

 

AGENDA FOR TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013

I.          Call to Order.

II.         Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Anderson).

 

III.       Minute Approval.                                                                  

IV.       Special Presentation.

Alton Park Youth-to-Work/Enrichment Program”

Presentation of Youth Created Artwork to the City of Chattanooga

By Dr. Eleanor Woods

V.        Ordinances – Final Reading:                                                                                               

a)         An ordinance to amend Part II, Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 18, Article VII, Section 18-106, relative to Wood Recycling and Compost Facility.  (Public Works)

b)         2013-080 Richard W. McCoy/Arlington Properties, Inc. (C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to R-3 Residential Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located in the 5300 block of Highway 58, more particularly described herein, from C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to R-3 Residential Zone.  (Planning, Staff, and Applicant Version)  (District 3)  (Planning)

c)         MR-2013-051 Valor c/o Ken Defoor Properties (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning a portion of the northern right-of-way of the 2100 block of Northpoint Boulevard, subject to certain conditions.  (District 3)  (Public Works)

 

d)         An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 7, relative to reference “the Animal Center” and to amend Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 7, relative to animal permits by creating new provisions for dealer permits, kennel permits, animal performance permits, animal rescue permits, and dogs in outdoor dining areas permits.  (City Attorney’s office) 

VI.       Ordinances – First Reading:

a)         MR-2010-137 Joseph Parks (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning a portion of the 700 block of the River Gorge Drive, subject to certain conditions.  (District 1)  (Public Works)

VII.      Resolutions:

a)         A resolution authorizing the acceptance of $387,840.08 from Hamilton County as the City’s portion from the 2013 real property back tax sale for March 2013 with $381,225.18 being applied as the City’s portion and $6,614.90 being applied to City Attorney’s fees.  (General Services)

b)         A resolution authorizing Police Chief Bobby H. Dodd to sign vouchers, requisitions and other necessary documents for and on behalf of the Chattanooga Police Department, effective July 23, 2013.  (Police)

 

c)         A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to enter into an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Transportation for a Utility Easement Contract relative to PIN #101431.00, SR-320, from 325 feet East of Graysville Road to 900 feet East of Bell-Air Road for sanitary sewer relocations, Contract No. W-10-011-802, for an amount of $84,436.00.  (District 4)  (Public Works/Transportation) 

d)         A resolution authorizing the approval of additional funds to be deposited into the Local Government Investment Pool relative to the State Industrial Access Road serving Volkswagen Group of America, Contract No. E-09-015-801, TDOT PIN No. 114048.00, for a revised amount of $299,843.00.  (District 6)  (Public Works)

e)         A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 to the Professional Services Contract with Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. for continuation of services for Program Management, Consent Decree Implementation.  (Public Works)

f)         A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to award Contract No. W-13-003-201 to Adman Electric, Inc. for UNOX Variable Frequency Motor Controller’s purchase and installation, for an amount not to exceed $392,761.80.  (Public Works)

g)         A resolution authorizing Waters Holland, LLC c/o Alan Haniszewski to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 1000 Westwood Avenue to connect to a sanitary sewer manhole, as shown on the map attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 2)  (Public Works)

h)         A resolution authorizing UTC One LLC c/o Edward Martin to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 418 Vine Street to replace existing window sashes that extend into the City right-of-way, as shown on the map attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 7)  (Public Works)

i)         A resolution authorizing Custom Canvas Awnings, LLC c/o W. Eric Schwieter for Helen Grzybowski to use temporarily the 500 block of Broad Street for the installation of an outdoor seating area and awning at a commercial establishment, as shown on the map and drawing attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 7)  (Public Works)

j)         A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a quitclaim deed transferring property to Rebound, LLC that is a portion of the Buckley Street right-of-way between Chamberlain Avenue and Duncan Avenue.  (District 9)  (General Services)

k)         MR-2012-079 City of Chattanooga c/o Director of General Services.  A resolution to amend Resolution No. 27406 by deleting all references to HealthSouth, which is an entity owning hospitals and replacing with Rebound, LLC, the name of the affiliated real estate holding company who will acquire the real property.  (District 9)  (General Services)

l)          A resolution authorizing the Mayor to extend the contract with Public Financial Management, Inc. (PFM) relative to financial advisory services, in the amount of $90,500.00.  (Mayor’s office)  (Added by permission of Council Chairman Hakeem)

VIII.     Departmental Reports:

            a)         Police.

            b)         Fire.

            c)         Economic and Community Development.

            d)         Youth and Family Development.

            e)         Transportation.

            f)         Public Works.

            g)         Finance.

           

IX.       Other Business. 

X.        Committee Reports.

XI.       Agenda Session for Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

XII.      Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council on Non-Agenda Matters.

XIII.     Adjournment.

AGENDA FOR TUESDAY, JULY 30, 2013

 

1.         Call to Order.                                                                    

2.         Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Freeman).

3.         Minute Approval.

4.         Special Presentation.

5.         Ordinances - Final Reading:

a)         MR-2010-137 Joseph Parks (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning a portion of the 700 block of the River Gorge Drive, subject to certain conditions.  (District 1)  (Public Works)

6.         Ordinances – First Reading:

a)         MR-2010-119 Page Family Properties (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning the 5100 block of Calhoun Avenue beginning at its intersection south of 51st Street.  (District 7)  (Public Works)

b)         MR-2012-045 McCallie School c/o Bill Kropff (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened alley between the 2700 block of Bennett Avenue and the 2700 block of Anderson Avenue, subject to certain conditions.  (District 9)  (Public Works)

7.         Resolutions:

a)         A resolution authorizing Jeanne P. Ellis to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 1807 Terry Lynn Drive to install a driveway to gain access to residential property, as shown on the maps attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

b)         A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to enter into an agreement with Cannon and Cannon, Inc., for professional services, relative to Contract No. E-12-022-101, Roundabout Design at the Intersection of Jersey Pike/Hancock Road, for an amount not to exceed $82,000.00.  (District 5)  (Public Works)

c)         A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to enter into a Facility Encroachment Agreement with CSX Transportation, Inc., Agreement No. CSX732432 at Valuation Station 6483+44, Milepost 0WA-122.80, relative to the East Brainerd Sewer Basin Collection System Rehabilitation Project, Contract No. W-10-004-801, in the amount of $4,750.00.  (Districts 4 & 6)  (Public Works)

d)         A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to enter into a Facility Encroachment Agreement with CSX Transportation, Inc., Agreement No. LN062435, at Valuation Station 6549+40, Milepost 0WA-124.04, relative to the East Brainerd Sewer Basin Collection System Rehabilitation Project, Contract No. W-10-004-802, in the amount of $750.00.  (Districts 4 & 6)  (Public Works)

e)         A resolution authorizing payment to Timberbrook, LLC for a Temporary Construction Easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Goodwin Road Extension – Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 1, property located at 7440 Goodwin Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421, Tax Map No. 159A-B-020, for an amount not to exceed $2,414.00.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

f)         A resolution authorizing payment to Dr. Oz, LLC for a Temporary Construction Easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Goodwin Road Extension – Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 3, property located at 7530 Goodwin Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421, Tax Map No. 159A-B-020.01, for an amount not to exceed $822.80.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

g)         A resolution authorizing payment to Kathy E. Henson for a Temporary Construction Easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Goodwin Road Extension – Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 2, property located at 7480 Goodwin Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421, Tax Map No. 159A-B-020.03, for an amount not to exceed $631.20.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

h)         A resolution authorizing payment to Ram Ministries, LLC for a Permanent Drainage Easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Goodwin Road Extension – Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 4, property located at 7550 Goodwin Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421, Tax Map No. 159A-B-020.02, for an amount not to exceed $3,100.00.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

i)         A resolution authorizing payment to J. F. Butcher for a Right-of-Way Easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Goodwin Road Extension – Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 18, Tax Map No. 159B-C-002.01, for an amount not to exceed $1,604.25.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

j)         A resolution authorizing payment to John Robert Summitt and Carolyn Davis Summitt for a Right-of-Way Easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Intersection Improvement Igou Gap Road at Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 25, property located at 1846 Jenkins Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421, Tax Map No. 159G-E-003, for an amount not to exceed $50.00.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

k)         A resolution authorizing payment to Kenneth Cornell Castleberry and Mary Francis Castleberry for a Temporary Construction Easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Goodwin Road Extension – Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 20, property located at 2002 Jenkins Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421, Tax Map No. 159B-D-020, for an amount not to exceed $528.31.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

l)         A resolution authorizing payment to Richard A. Bocian for a Right-of-Way Easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Intersection Improvement Igou Gap Road at Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 21, property located at 1956 Jenkins Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421, Tax Map No. 159B-D-013, for an amount not to exceed $1,725.75.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

 

m)       A resolution authorizing payment to Cecil Bateman and Inez O. Bateman for a Right-of-Way Easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Intersection Improvement Igou Gap Road at Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 22, property located at 1905 Jenkins Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421, Tax Map No. 159G-A-001.01, for an amount not to exceed $6,000.00.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

n)         A resolution authorizing payment to D&M Properties, LLP for a Right-of-Way Easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Goodwin Road Extension – Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 6, Tax Map No. 159A-B-021.01, for an amount not to exceed $62,940.78.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

o)         A resolution authorizing payment to David J. Erwin for a Permanent Drainage Easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Intersection Improvement Igou Gap Road at Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 23, property located at 1849 Jenkins Road, Chattanooga, TN  37421, Tax Map No. 159G-A-001.05, for an amount not to exceed $303.24.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

p)         A resolution authorizing the Director of General Services to enter into a contract for the sale and purchase of 7901 Igou Gap Road, Tax Map No. 159B-E-036, with Sheila Keck for the property to be used for improvement of the intersection at Igou Gap at Jenkins Road by implementing a new roundabout with the purchase price of the property being $130,000.00.  (District 4)  (Public Works/General Services)

q)         A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Youth and Family Development to enter into agreements with Chambliss Center for Children; Children’s Academy for Education and Learning; Volunteer Community School; and Child Care Networks of Hamill Road, Bonny Oaks, East Ridge, Third Street, Middle Valley Road, and Center for Youth and Family Development for Early Head Start and Head Start Services for 295 infants, toddlers, and preschool children during the school year term of 2013-2014, for a total amount of $1,231,501.00, as set forth more fully herein, wherein all these agreements shall be funded by grant funds for Early Head Start and Head Start Services from the United States Government.  (Youth and Family Development)

r)         A resolution authorizing Hewitt Coleman to pay an on-the-job injury settlement to former City employee, Eugene Spurlock (EN61057), in the amount of $12,003.60 based upon his established permanent partial impairment rating, subject to his execution of a release of all claims, and in accordance with Ordinance No. 12573.  (Human Resources)

s)         A resolution authorizing Hewitt Coleman to pay an on-the-job injury settlement to former City employee, Kenneth Harden (EN60790), in the amount of $30,270.24 based upon his established permanent partial impairment rating, subject to his execution of a release of all claims, and in accordance with Ordinance No. 12573.  (Human Resources)

t)         2013-PW-05 City of Chattanooga c/o Bill Payne, City Engineer.  A resolution to approve the right-of-way name change request for the 3200 to 3299 block of Dell Trail to the 300 to 399 block of Elderberry Lane, due to Dell Trail being a broken street segment.  (District 9)  (Public Works)

8.         Departmental Reports:

            a)         Police.

            b)         Fire.

            c)         Economic and Community Development.

            d)         Youth and Family Development.

            e)         Transportation.

            f)         Public Works.

            g)         Finance.           

9.         Other Business. 

10.       Committee Reports.

11.       Agenda Session for Tuesday, August 6, 2013.

12.       Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council on Non-Agenda Matters.

13.       Adjournment.


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