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.


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