City Council Agenda For Tuesday Night

Friday, October 12, 2012

Here is the City Council agenda for Tuesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall: 

AGENDA FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012


I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval.

IV. Special Presentation: 

V. Ordinances – Final Reading:

a) 2012-082 Dr. W. C. Helton (R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Office Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located in the 4200 block of Cherryton Drive, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Office Zone, subject to certain conditions.
 (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff.)  (District 5.)

b) 2012-119 Alan Haniszewski/RTB Holdings (M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone part of properties located at 1944 Rossville Avenue and 1910 Jefferson Street, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning for single family dwelling.)  (District 7.)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

a) An ordinance adopting a Plan of Services and extending the corporate limits of the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee, by annexing certain territory contiguous to the present corporate limits of said city, owned by Barrier Properties, LLC d/b/a Cambridge Square, being more fully described herein.  (District 4.)  (Revised.)

VII. Resolutions:
 
a) A resolution to adopt a ninety (90) day moratorium on approval of any tax increment financing (TIF) to allow time to develop appropriate guidelines provided that upon adoption of guidelines by the City Council this moratorium shall terminate.

b) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to award Contract No. W-09-014-201, Citico Creek Interceptor Rehabilitation Project to Moore Construction Company, Inc., in the amount of $1,673,290.00, with a contingency amount of $165,000.00, for an amount not to exceed $1,838,290.00, subject to SRF loan approval.  (District 8.)


c) A resolution authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to accept a donation of a Deed of Conservation Easement from W. R. Grace & Company for a piece of property located at 1451 Mueller Avenue to assist in the continuation of the South Chickamauga Creek Greenway.  (District 9.)

d) A resolution approving special police commissions for parking enforcement for the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) for Gregory Alexander, Christopher King, Nathan Lusk, Alfred Smith, III, Ernestine Strickland, Johnny Bostic, Bradley Mofsky, David Crane, Shanna Bahr, Beverly Dawn Miller, Nathan Frazier, Lindsay Daniel, Johnathon Bell, and Zebulon Patterson. 

e) A resolution authorizing the waiver of landfill disposal fees associated with the Tennessee River Rescue, in an amount not to exceed $1,500.00.

f) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Education, Arts & Culture to apply for and, if awarded, accept an Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga Community Cultural Connections Grant to fund cultural arts classes at the Eastgate Senior Activity Center, in the amount of $3,350.00.  (District 6.)

VIII. Overtime Report.

IX. Departmental Reports:

a) Department of Human Services.
b) Department of Parks and Recreation.
c) Department of Public Works.
d) Department of Neighborhood Services.
e) Department of Education, Arts & Culture.
f) Fire Department.
g) Police Department.
h) Department of Personnel.
i) Department of Finance and Administration.
j) City Attorney.

X. Other Business.  

XI. Committee Reports.

XII. Agenda Session for Tuesday, October 23, 2012.

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

XIV. Adjournment.
 
AGENDA FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012

1. Call to Order.

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

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation:

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

a) An ordinance adopting a Plan of Services and extending the corporate limits of the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee, by annexing certain territory contiguous to the present corporate limits of said city, owned by Barrier Properties, LLC d/b/a Cambridge Square, being more fully described herein.  (District 4.)

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

7. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into an agreement with Franklin Architects for architectural services for renovations at Hixson Community Center for a fee of $129,585.00, plus a contingency fee of $13,000.00, and reimbursable expenses not to exceed $4,000.00, for a total amount not to exceed $146,585.00.  (District 4.)

b) A resolution authorizing Change Order No. 1 with Accela, Inc. relative to the Integrated Voice Response (IVR) system, in the amount of $6,505.00, for a revised contract amount of $103,793.83.

c) A resolution authorizing the Gang Task Force to extend the contract with Ochs Center and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Center for Applied Social Research to provide services in the development of an Implementation Plan, per the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Comprehensive Gang Model, based upon the data accumulated for the Comprehensive Gang Assessment, for an amount not to exceed $5,500.00.

8. Overtime Report.

9. Departmental Reports:

a) Department of Human Services.
b) Department of Parks and Recreation.
c) Department of Public Works.
d) Department of Neighborhood Services.
e) Department of Education, Arts & Culture.
f) Fire Department.
g) Police Department.
h) Department of Personnel.
i) Department of Finance and Administration.
j) City Attorney.

10. Other Business.  

11. Committee Reports.

12. Agenda Session for Tuesday, October 30, 2012.

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

14. Adjournment.

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