Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, October 18, 2013

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Agenda for Tuesday, Oct. 22:
I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval. 

IV. Special Presentation.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading: 

a) MR-2013-095 Jody Shea, Shea Properties, LLC (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened alley perpendicular to the 600 block of South Holtzclaw Avenue, subject to certain conditions.

 (District 9)  (Recommended for approval by Public Works)

b) MR-2013-098 Brad and Reta Standefer (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning an opened alley off of the 3900 block of Fairfax Drive, subject to certain conditions.  (District 2)  (Recommended for approval by Public Works)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

VII. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the Office of the City Attorney to file a complaint to foreclose a judgment lien against Dart Properties, LLC, the record owner of property located at 4260 Sailmaker Circle, Chattanooga, Tennessee.  (City Attorney’s office)

b) A resolution authorizing John W. Wilcox to use temporarily the right-of-way located at Hamilton Avenue and Woodard Avenue for the installation of a retaining wall, as shown on the map and drawing attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 2)  (Public Works)

c) A resolution authorizing the Director of Public Works – Waste Resources Division to enter into a Training Services Agreement with Chattanooga State Community College to provide employees with on-site training classes to further efforts towards maintenance reliability, efficiencies, and “lean” technologies, said classes to be offered over seven (7) semesters, for an amount not to exceed $100,000.00.  (Public Works)

d) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Economic and Community Development Department to approve the transfer of property from Rosewood Supportive Services, Inc. located at 234 Tunnel Boulevard, which was developed with Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds, to CEO Enterprises, Inc. with CEO Enterprises, Inc. assuming all rights and responsibilities.  (Economic and Community Development)

e) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Economic and Community Development Department to approve the transfer of property from Rosewood Supportive Services, Inc. located at 3011 Fox Drive, which was developed with HOME Investment Partnership Act funds, to CEO Enterprises, Inc. with CEO Enterprises, Inc. assuming all rights and responsibilities.  (Economic and Community Development)

f) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Economic and Community Development Department to enter into an agreement with CEO Enterprises, Inc. to cover all on-going City and Federal compliance requirements associated with the assumption of the property from Rosewood Supportive Services located at 3011 Fox Drive, which was developed using HOME Investment Partnership Act funds.  (Economic and Community Development)

g) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Economic and Community Development Department to enter into an agreement with CEO Enterprises, Inc. to cover all on-going City and Federal compliance requirements associated with the assumption of the property from Rosewood Supportive Services located at 234 Tunnel Boulevard, which was developed using Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds.  (Economic and Community Development)

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, Oct. 29.

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

XIII. Adjournment.

Agenda for Tuesday, Oct. 29

1. Call to Order.

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

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

7. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of an amount not to exceed $40 million principal amount of the City of Chattanooga, General Obligation Bonds, Series 2013A.  (Finance)

b) A resolution authorizing the appointment of Tyler Biss as a special police officer (unarmed) for the City of Chattanooga Department of Public Works, to do special duty as prescribed herein, subject to certain conditions.  (Human Resources)

c) A resolution authorizing the Chief of Police to enter into an agreement with Innovative Data Solutions, Inc. (IDS) d/b/a PowerDMS, Inc. for software necessary for policy management, training, and accreditation compliance, in the amount of $35,031.33.  (Police)

d) A resolution authorizing the Department of Transportation to enter into a contract with 3M Company to comply with the sign inventory requirement, for a total project cost in the amount of $299,545.00.  (Transportation)

e) A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to apply for and, if awarded, accept a grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for Fiscal Year 2014 Transportation Alternatives Program for multi-use path and bicycle facility improvements on Hamm and Manufacturers Roads from US Highway 27 to the Moccasin Bend Visitor Center, for an amount to be determined, with eighty (80%) percent being the TDOT share and twenty (20%) percent being required from the City as local matching funds. (Transportation)

f) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Economic and Community Development Department to enter into a Conservation Services Agreement with The Trust for Public Land to be paid in four (4) quarterly installments of $25,000.00 each for a term of one (1) year beginning July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, for an amount not to exceed $100,000.00.  (Economic and Community Development)

g) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Youth and Family Development, to apply for and, if granted, accept a grant from the 2014 Columbia Sportswear Company-Grassroots Outdoor Alliance Belay Program for the City of Chattanooga Therapeutic Recreation “Climbing Higher” Program, in the amount of $5,000.00.  (Youth and Family Development)

h) A resolution authorizing the City Purchasing Agent to enter into a contract with Public Financial Management, Inc. for consulting services related to Budgeting for Outcomes Implementation, in the amount of $96,250.00. (Purchasing)

i) A resolution authorizing Hewitt Coleman to pay an on-the-job injury settlement to former City employee, James Hogwood (EN44566), in the amount of $50,000.00 based upon his established permanent total impairment rating, subject to his execution of a release of all claims, and in accordance with Ordinance No. 12573.  (Human Resources)

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, Nov. 5.

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

13. Adjournment.


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