Bradley County Commission Agenda For Monday

Monday, December 2, 2013

Here is the Bradly County Commission agenda for Monday at 7 p.m. at the Bradley County Courthouse

1.         Call to order

2.         Pledge to the Flag

3.         Invocation

4.         Role call

5.         Approval of Minutes

6.         Report from the County Mayor

7.         Consent Agenda (see below)

8.         Reports from Committees and/or Districts

9.         Unfinished Business

10.       Approval of Agenda

11.       New Business

            A.  Resolution 2013-58 to amend the Bradley County Zoning Resolution to allow 

                  multi-family dwellings and apartments in the C-1 rural commercial district (see below)               - Commissioner Griffith

            B.  Resolution 2013-57 to accept Roumelia Lane into the county road system (see below)                - Commissioner Peak-Jones

            C.  Resolution 2013-55 to establish the method of election for multi member                                       districts of the County Commission (see below) - Commissioner Peak-Jones

            D.  Resolution 2013-59 regarding the distribution of previously collected taxes -

                  Commissioner Wilson

12.       Communication from the audience

13.       Announcements

14.       Adjournment

Next meeting:  Work Session on Monday, Dec. 9 at noon

Upcoming Events:

HCI, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. in Lorri Moultrie's office

Planning Commission, Dec. 3 at 6:00 p.m. in the Commission Room

Finance, Dec. 4 at noon in the Mayor's conference room

Workhouse committee, Dec. 5 at 2:30 p.m. in the Mayor's conference room

Classic Christmas, Dec. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the annex

Christmas parade, Dec. 7 at 6:00 p.m.



December 2, 2013


1.  Notary publics 



WHEREAS, the Bradley County Regional Planning Commission has recommended an amendment to the Zoning Resolution of Bradley County, Tennessee that will allow multi-family dwellings and apartments to be included as a use permitted in the C-1 Rural Commercial Zone on November 5, 2013; and

WHEREAS, the Bradley County Commission has authority, pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated §§ 13-7-101 through 13-7-115, to provide for the establishment of zones in portions of Bradley County outside the limits of cities;

WHEREAS, notice was published in a newspaper of general circulation in Bradley County notifying the citizens of Bradley County of this proposed amendment and a public hearing on this amendment was held on December 2, 2013, as required by law.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the county legislative body of Bradley County meeting in session at Bradley County, Tennessee, on the 2nd day of December, 2013 that Section 5.05(2) of the Zoning Resolution of Bradley County, Tennessee regarding Rural Commercial District (C-1) be amended to include the following additional sub-sections:

n.         Multi-family dwellings

o.         Apartments

Said amendment would allow multi-family dwellings and apartments as a use permitted in the C-1 Rural Commercial Zone and any other zone that includes all Rural Commercial District (C-1) uses.

This Resolution shall become effective upon adoption, the public welfare requiring it.

Adopted this 2ND of December, 2013



Louie Alford, Chairman



Donna A. Simpson, County Clerk                          



D. Gary Davis, County Mayor



            WHEREAS, on July 16, 1971, a plat was recorded Plat Book 3, Page 247 in the Bradley County Register of Deeds’ Office for Riverview Estates Subdivision, which included three roads designated to be built as County roads (Kittiwake Place, Riverview Drive, Roumelia Lane); and    


            WHEREAS, Roumelia Lane has never been completed and built to County road standards and, therefore, has never been accepted as a County Road; and

            WHEREAS, the Road Committee recommended on November 19, 2013 that the Commission accept Roumelia Lane as a County road in its current condition and that the County build the road to current private road standards.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the county legislative body of Bradley County meeting in session at Bradley County Tennessee, Tennessee, on this 2nd day of December, 2013 that:

1.         Roumelia Lane is accepted and dedicated within the County Road System of Bradley County, Tennessee and shall be officially included on the Bradley County Road List.

2.         Roumelia Lane is located in Riverview Estates Subdivision and is more particularly described as follows:

Map 3I-A

Beginning at Eads Bluff Road and ending at a cul-de-sac.

Right-of-way width of fifty feet (50’)

Right-of-way length of seven hundred seventy five feet (775’)

3.         Upon acceptance by the County, Roumelia Lane shall be built by the County in accordance with the current Private Road standards.

4.         Upon the effective date of the Resolution, Bradley County, Tennessee, shall become responsible for the maintenance of Roumelia Lane.

Adopted this 2nd  day of December, 2013.



Louie Alford, Chairman



Donna A. Simpson, County Clerk



D. Gary Davis, County Mayor          




            WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 5-5-102, gives discretionary authority to the county legislative body to determine certain issues regarding the process of election for members of the county legislative body, and,

            WHEREAS, subsection (h) of Section 5-5-102, provides that the county legislative body may determine whether each office in multi-member districts will be separately designated on the ballot, with candidates required to run and to be elected on the basis of such separately designated offices within the district, and,

            WHEREAS, the county legislative body of Bradley County has determined that it is in the best interest of the legislative body and of the citizens of Bradley County to provide for such separate designation of offices in multi-member districts.

            NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, by the county legislative body of Bradley County, Tennessee, meeting in regular session at Cleveland, Tennessee, that;

            SECTION 1.  For all public elections for members of the county legislative body of Bradley County following the effective date of this resolution, all offices in multi-member districts shall be separately designated on the ballot (e.g., offices shall be designated: District One, Seat A; District One, Seat B, and so on until proper designations are made for each seat in each multi-member district). 

            SECTION 2.  All candidates for such offices shall indicate to the county election commission the specific seat for which they are running at the time of qualification.   Pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 5-5-102(h)(2), no candidate shall qualify for more than one (1) such separately designated seat within the district.

            SECTION 3.  The offices of the multi-member districts shall be designated on the ballot alphabetically by last name based on the current seat holders as follows:

            District One, Seat A – Terry Caywood

            District One, Seat B – Ed Elkins

            District Two, Seat A – Louie Alford

            District Two, Seat B – Connie Wilson

            District Three, Seat A – Jeff Morelock

            District Three, Seat B – Brian Smith

            District Four, Seat A – Charlotte Peak-Jones

            District Four, Seat B – Adam Lowe

            District Five, Seat A – Bill Ledford

            District Five, Seat B – Jeff Yarber

            District Six, Seat A – Mel Griffith

            District Six, Seat B – Robert Rominger

            District Seven, Seat A – Mark Hall

            District Seven, Seat B – Bill Winters

            SECTION 4.  This Resolution shall be effective upon its passage and approval, the public welfare requiring it and shall be effective for the 2018 election of the county legislative body and all such elections thereafter.

            Adopted this 2nd day of December, 2013.


Louie Alford, Chairman


Donna A. Simpson, County Clerk



D. Gary Davis, County Mayor

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