City Council Agenda For Jan. 15

Friday, January 11, 2013
Here is the City Council agenda for next Tuesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall:

I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval.  

IV. Special Presentation: 

V. Ordinances – Final Reading:   

a) An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code Section 10-33, which adopted the 2009 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code, Section 402.4.2, regarding air sealing and insulation.



b) An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Division 5, Section 38-84, R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone to provide clarity to setback requirements outside and within the Urban Overlay Zone.

c) 2012-156 City of Chattanooga/Regional Planning Agency (M-1 Manufacturing Zone (Temporary Zone) to Urban General Commercial (Permanent Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located in the 9300 block of Lee Highway, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone (Temporary Zone) to Urban General Commercial (Permanent Zone), subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff.)  (District 4.)

d) MR-2012-0150 J. R. Realty, LLC c/o James E. Vincent, Sr. (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning two unused right-of-ways located in the 6400 block of Old Hixson Pike for the purposes of combining existing lots as part of an overall re-subdivision of property, more particularly described herein.  (District 3.)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

a) An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 18, Garbage and refuse relating to service locations and special containers.  (Revised.)

VII. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of Education, Arts, and Culture to waive the first day of rent pertaining to each License Agreement for rental of the Community Theater for the 2013 calendar year beginning March 1, 2013.

b) A resolution authorizing an extension of a contract with The Hartford for group life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) and long term disability insurance through June 30, 2013.

c) A resolution to confirm the appointment of Susan Dubose as Personnel Director for the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

d) A resolution authorizing Change Order No. 1 for Hazen and Sawyer, P.C. for professional services relative to Contract No. W-11-012-101, Design and Construction of Bar Screen and Fine Screen Replacements for Moccasin Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant, for an increased amount of $81,500.00, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $723,500.00.  (District 1.)

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, January 22, 2012.

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

XIV. Adjournment.

Agenda for Tuesday, Jan. 22:

1. Call to Order.

2. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman Scott)

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation:  

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

a) 2012-157 Scenic Land Company, LLC/Jack and Carolyn Lonas and Robert Brown (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone, and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located in the 100 block of Dodson Road and the 6400 block of Highway 153, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone, and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and recommended for deferral of 30 days by Staff.)  (District 3.)  (Deferred from 1/8/2013.)

2012-157 Scenic Land Company, LLC/Jack and Carolyn Lonas and Robert Brown (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone, and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located in the 100 block of Dodson Road and the 6400 block of Highway 153, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone, and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Alternate Version.)

2012-157 Scenic Land Company, LLC/Jack and Carolyn Lonas and Robert Brown (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone, and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located in the 100 block of Dodson Road and the 6400 block of Highway 153, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone, and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone.  (Applicant Version.)

7. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an Interlocal Agreement with Hamilton County for construction and operation of a firing range.

b) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to enter into an agreement with Campbell and Associates, Inc. for professional engineering services for Design and Construction Services of Laboratory Renovations for Moccasin Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant, for an amount not to exceed $50,000.00.  (District 1.)

c) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to enter into an agreement with Thompson Engineering for professional services for structural analysis, design, and construction of repairs for Waste Resources Division sites, for an amount not to exceed $118,400.00.  (District 1.)

d) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Partnership Agreement with Terry Jump of the Center for Integrative Medicine, Wilhoit Street and East Main Street Streetscape Project, and to accept in kind donations for the project, in the amount of $17,000.00.  (District 7.)

e) A resolution authorizing Change Order No. 1 (Final) for Service Electric Company, Inc., Moccasin Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant 46-kV Power Circuit Breaker Replacement Substation Construction, for an increased amount of $13,200.00, to release the remaining contingency of $1,800.00, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $163,176.00.  (District 1.)

f) A resolution authorizing Change Order No. 1 (Final) for Garney Companies, Inc., South Chickamauga Creek Pump Station Upgrade, for an increased amount of $54,576.49, to release the remaining contingency of $11,423.51, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $698,576.49.  (District 9.)

g) A resolution authorizing Change Order for Pettus Mechanical Services for coil replacement of the HVAC system in the laboratory at Moccasin Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant, for an increased amount of $10,392.22, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $222,792.22.

h) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to enter into a Mutual Operating Agreement with Santek Environmental, Inc. for the operation of a scale house at Birchwood Landfill.

i) A resolution authorizing the appointment of Richard Perrin as a special police officer (unarmed) for the City of Chattanooga Public Works Department, to do special duty as prescribed herein, subject to certain conditions.

j) A resolution authorizing the creation of a temporary Water and Wastewater Authority.

k) A resolution confirming the appointment of Anita Ebersole as City Court Clerk.

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, Jan. 29.

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

14. Adjournment.


Sign Up To Get The Latest News, Opinions From Chattanoogan.com In Real Time; Win Set Of Chattanooga Photo Books

Sign up for our Facebook and Twitter feeds and you will get the  local news in "real time." You will also be entered for a chance to win the complete set of the Chattanooga Photo Books published by Chattanoogan.com. We will give away three sets of The Remarkable Stokes Collection, Railroads In and Around Chattanooga and Paul Hiener's Historic Chattanooga to our new Facebook ... (click for more)

Tuesday's Apartment Fire Ruled Accidental

The cause of the fire Tuesday at Bayberry Apartments has been ruled accidental.  The fire left her mother and her three children homeless.  The fire started in Apartment 108, and the resident told fire investigators that she left a candle unattended in one of her child's bedrooms. Investigators are still working to confirm it was a candle that started the fire, ... (click for more)

CPS Should Have A Manned 24/7 Presence In Every County

This week something became abundantly clear to me. The Department of Child Protective Services in the state of Tennessee, or at least in Hamilton County, are asleep at the wheel.   Early yesterday afternoon local news stations broke the news: "Animals Removed from Soddy Daisy Home."  What the news station either didn't know, or didn't report, was that the children of ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Heroes Gather On July 14

Oliver North, whose journey as American patriot has not been an easy one, never lost hope. He once admitted he lied to Congress under oath, was found guilty of three felony counts after he followed the direct orders of his superiors, and then endured the wrath of the ignorant before the ACLU – of all sources – had the charges vacated. The former Lt. Colonel in the Marine Corps ... (click for more)

Chattanooga FC Hosts Memphis City FC Wednesday

 What a week it's been for CFC. After starting the season scoring only six goals in eight games, the boys in blue have racked up 12 goals in the last three matches, most recently shutting down FC Carolina United 5-0 this past Saturday.  Chattanooga FC returns to the pitch this Wednesday to take on interstate rival Memphis City FC in a must win game for both teams  ... (click for more)

30 Mocs On Academic All-Southern Conference Team

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga put 30 student-athletes on the 2017 Spring Academic All-Southern Conference Team, the league office announced this week.  Junior women's golfer Megan Woods and sophomore women's tennis player Sydney Patton led the way with perfect 4.0 grade-point-averages.  The spring squad consists of representatives from the following ... (click for more)