Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, December 13, 2013

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Agenda for Tuesday:

I. Call to Order.

II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Chairman Hakeem).

III. Minute Approval.

IV. Special Presentation.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading:

a) An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Article V, Section 2-552, Purchasing, Contracts, and Property Disposition, relative to bids.  (Purchasing)

b) 2013-148 Thomas Palmer/Dan Rose (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 property located at 1512 Market Street and 5 East 16th 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 and Staff)  (District 7)

c) MR-2013-007 Samuel W. Clemons, Surveyor/The McCallie School (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning the 2600 block of Bennett Avenue, subject to certain conditions.  (District 9)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Transportation)

d) MR-2013-030 TDK Construction Company c/o Tim Keach (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning a sewer main and easement in the 2200 block of Murray Lane.  (District 4)  (Recommended for denial by Public Works)

e) MR-2013-036 Tennessee Valley Museum c/o Tim Andrews (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning several unopened streets and alleys west of the 500 to 600 blocks of North Crest Road, subject to a full-width easement for EPB, Tennessee American Water Company, and the City of Chattanooga (sanitary sewer only).  (District 9)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Transportation)

f) MR-2013-115 Hopkins Surveying-Willow Plaza Realty (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning of an unopened alley parallel to the 2000 block of South Willow Street, subject to certain conditions.  (District 8)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Transportation)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

a) An ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 12757, known as ‘the FY2013/2014 Budget Ordinance’, so as to appropriate from contingency $2,014.04 to the Tennessee River Gorge Trust and provide for certain changes in revenues and appropriations set out in Section 5 and Section 6 relating to the Municipal Golf Courses.  (City Attorney’s office/Finance)

b) MR-2013-124 Jody Shea (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning of a portion of 2500 South Hawthorne Street.  (District 8)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and recommended for denial by Transportation)  (Deferred from 12/10/2013)

VII. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Letter Agreement with Animal Care Trust d/b/a McKamey Animal Center, Inc. for the extension of the current agreement through June 30, 2014.  (City Attorney’s office)

b) A resolution authorizing the Deputy Information Systems Officer to enter into a blanket contract with AST Corporation for professional and technical services for Oracle eBusiness Suites, in the amount of $900,000.00.  (IS)

c) A resolution authorizing the Director of General Services to accept and enter into a contract with Food Conquest, LLC to provide concession services at the Memorial Auditorium, Robert Kirk Walker Community Theater, and Tivoli Theater, for a period of one (1) year with an option of up to three (3) additional one (1) year renewal periods, with a contract revenue estimated at an annual amount of $150,000.00 to vendor and $45,000.00 to the City of Chattanooga.  (General Services)

d) A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Partnership Agreement with the US Army Corps of Engineers relative to the design and construction of Riverbank stabilization of Tennessee River Mile 466 and authorizing the City’s 35% match, in the amount of $647,150.00.  (Public Works)

e) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to enter into an agreement with CTI Engineers, Inc. (with SCS Engineers as sub) for professional services relative to Contract No. C-13-001-101, Summit Landfill Deficiency Recommendations and Repairs, for a total amount not to exceed $350,000.00.  (Public Works)


f) A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for Total Building Maintenance, Inc. relative to Contract No. C-11-003-201, Roof Replacement Citywide Services Paul Clark Building, for an increased amount of $18,655.13, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $149,455.53.  (Public Works)  (District 8)

g) A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for Highways, Inc. relative to Contract No. E-09-023-201, Hamill Road Rehabilitation (Adams Road to Greenway Farms), for a decreased amount of $126,703.85, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $472,086.15, and to release the remaining contingency of $60,000.00.  (Public Works)  (District 3)

h) A resolution authorizing Joseph Schultz to use temporarily the right-of-way located in the 7600-7700 blocks of Shallowford Road for the installation of a metal community fence, as shown on the maps attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (Public Works)  (District 4)

i) A resolution authorizing Nicos Salon c/o Jennifer King to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 612 Georgia Avenue to install an awning, as shown on the maps attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (Public Works)  (District 7)

j) A resolution authorizing Maria Teresa Flanagan to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 3901 13th Avenue for the installation of fencing, as shown on the maps attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (Public Works)  (District 7)

k) A resolution adopting the revised Regional Addressing Policy developed by the City Engineer and the Hamilton County GIS Office pursuant to Chattanooga City Code Section 32-166 for 2013.  (Public Works)  (Deferred from 12/10/2013)

l) A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute any and all documents necessary to apply for and accept TDOT State Industrial Access and/or Local Interstate Connector funding for the extension of Ferdinand Piech Way and authorizing payment of local matching funds up to $300,000.00 to be shared equally with Hamilton County Government pursuant to the Enterprise South Industrial Park Master Interlocal Agreement.  (Transportation)

m) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Transportation to award Contract No. E-13-011-201, Pavement Crack Sealing Requirements Contract to Remac, Inc., in the amount of $150,000.00.  (Transportation)

n) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Transportation to award Contract No. E-13-003-201, City Sidewalk Requirements Contract to Yerbey Concrete Construction, Inc., in the amount of $250,000.00.  (Transportation)

o) A resolution adopting the 2013 Purchasing Manual with revisions as set forth in Part II, Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 2, Article V, relative to purchases, contracts, and property disposition.  (Purchasing)  (Deferred from 12/10/2013)

A resolution adopting the 2013 Purchasing Manual with revisions as set forth in Part II, Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 2, Article V, relative to purchases, contracts, and property disposition.  (Version 2)

p) A resolution authorizing the City Attorney’s office to retain the law firm of King & Spalding and to provide payment for all legal services since April 11, 2013, which have been authorized by the City Attorney on behalf of the City of Chattanooga in the cases of DP Marina, LLC v. City of Chattanooga and Tennessee Clean Water Network (TCWN) v. City of Chattanooga (EPA Consent Decree).  (City Attorney’s office)  (Added by permission of 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, Jan. 7, 2014.

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

XIII. Adjournment.
 
Agenda for Tuesday, Jan. 7:

1. Call to Order.

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

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

a) An ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 12757, known as ‘the FY2013/2014 Budget Ordinance’, so as to appropriate from contingency $2,014.04 to the Tennessee River Gorge Trust and provide for certain changes in revenues and appropriations set out in Section 5 and Section 6 relating to the Municipal Golf Courses.  (City Attorney’s office/Finance)

b) MR-2013-124 Jody Shea (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning of a portion of 2500 South Hawthorne Street.  (District 8)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and recommended for denial by Transportation)

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

7. Resolutions:

a) A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Breege Farrell to the Industrial Development Board for the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee.  (Mayor’s office)

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, Jan. 14.

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

13. Adjournment.


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