Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, June 28, 2013

Here are upcoming City Council agendas:

Agenda for Tuesday, July 2:

I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval. 

IV. Special Presentation.

“Eric Jones, II and Terence Norman”

By Council Chairman Hakeem

V. Ordinances – Final Reading: 

a) An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code to delete all references to the Human Services Department in Article IX, Chapters 2-641 through 2-660 relative to the renamed and reorganized Chattanooga Youth and Family Development Department; Article III, Divisions 1 and 2, Chapters 2-138, 2-139, and 2-143 relative to Human Resources; Article I, Chapters 24-30 and 24-37; Article II, Chapter 24-63, and Article VII, Division 2, Chapter 35-252 relative to Transportation; Article 1, Chapters 32-13 and 32-14; and Article V, Division 18, Chapter 38-285 relative to Economic and Community Development; Article XII, Chapter 11-377; Article I, Chapters 26-7, 26-13, and 26-14 relative to Public Works; Article VI, Chapters 2-581 and 2-584; and Article I, Chapter 26-24 relative to General Services to be consistent with new administrative departments existing in the current administration.  (Mayor’s office/City Attorney’s office)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

a) An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 7, relative to animal permits.  (Added by permission of Council Chairman Hakeem)  (City Attorney’s office)

b) An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 38, Section 38-2, relative to kennels.  (Added by permission of Council Chairman Hakeem)  (City Attorney’s office)

VII. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the Mayor to apply for, and accept, a 2013 Justice Assistance Grant for the purchase of software upgrade and patrol rifles for the Chattanooga Police Department, in the amount of $131,441.00, with $43,302.00 of this grant going to the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office.  (Police)

b) A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 2 for Griggs & Maloney, Inc. to provide continuation of engineering services for groundwater sampling, monitoring, and reporting services at the Summit Landfill, City Landfill, Birchwood Pike, and the former J.H. Holding Site.  (Public Works)

c) A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for Talley Construction Company, Inc. relative to Contract No. E-12-012-201, 2012 City of Chattanooga Resurfacing, for an increased amount of $254,785.61, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $2,017,626.96.  (Public Works/Transportation)

d) A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for Talley Construction Company, Inc. relative to Contract No. E-11-015-201, 2012 Hot in Place Recycling Project, for a decreased amount of $254,785.61, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $370,719.19, and to release the contingency funds in the amount of $62,495.20.  (Public Works/Transportation)

e) A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for Volkert and Associates, Inc. relative to Contract No. E-03-027-101, Goodwin Road Extension – Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, for an increased amount of $110,000.00, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $388,656.00.  (Public Works/Transportation)

f) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Economic and Community Development Department to accept an Emergency Solutions Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, in the amount of $118,552.00.  (Economic and Community Development)

g) A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Travis Lytle to the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority to fill the vacancy of Councilman Moses Freeman, pursuant to Tennessee Code Annotated Sections 42-4-101, et seq.  (Added by permission of Council Vice-Chair Henderson)  (Mayor’s office)

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, July 9

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

XIII. Adjournment.

Agenda for Tuesday, July 9:

1. Call to Order.

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

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

a) An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 7, relative to animal permits.  (City Attorney’s office)

b) An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 38, Section 38-2, relative to kennels.  (City Attorney’s office)

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

a) An ordinance granting unto River City Company c/o Jim Williamson and the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) a franchise to construct an elevated platform for the block development at 215 Broad Street on a portion of the 200 block of Broad Street beginning at the northeast corner, as referenced in Case No. MR-2013-087, as shown on the drawings attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 8)  (Public Works/Transportation)

b) 2013-072 Walk2Campus Properties c/o Roe Elam/UTC Three, LLC (C-2 Convenience Commercial 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 863 McCallie Avenue, more particularly described herein, from C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Planning and Staff Version)  (District 8)  (Planning)

2013-072 Walk2Campus Properties c/o Roe Elam/UTC Three, LLC (C-2 Convenience Commercial 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 863 McCallie Avenue, more particularly described herein, from C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone.  (Applicant Version)

c) 2013-074 Roy Williams/Nathaniel and Linda Long (R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 1113 East 11th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone.  (Planning, Staff, and Applicant Version)  (District 9)  (Planning)

d) 2013-080 Richard W. McCoy/Arlington Properties, Inc. (C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to R-3 Residential Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located in the 5300 block of Highway 58, more particularly described herein, from C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to R-3 Residential Zone.  (Planning, Staff, and Applicant Version)  (District 3)  (Planning)

e) 2013-086 Independent Healthcare Properties/National Bank of Tennessee (R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 7715, 7719, and 7721 Shallowford Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone, subject to approval.  (Planning and Staff Version)  (District 4)  (Planning)

2013-086 Independent Healthcare Properties/National Bank of Tennessee (R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 7715, 7719, and 7721 Shallowford Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone.  (Applicant Version)

f) MR-2013-078 City of Chattanooga c/o Bill Payne (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning a portion of the northern right-of-way of the 5300 block of Mountain Creek Road, subject to certain conditions.  (District 8)  (Public Works)

7. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a quitclaim deed transferring property to Rebound, LLC that is a portion of the Buckley Street right-of-way between Chamberlain Avenue and Duncan Avenue.  (District 9)  (General Services)

b) MR-2012-079 City of Chattanooga c/o Cary Bohannon.  A resolution to amend Resolution No. 27406 by deleting all references to HealthSouth, which is an entity owning hospitals and replacing with Rebound, LLC, the name of the affiliated real estate holding company who will acquire the real property.  (District 9)  (General Services)

c) 2013-066 Marie and Jeff Fisher (Special Exceptions Permit).  A resolution approving a Special Exceptions Permit for a Residential Home for the Aged for property located at 4301 Forest Plaza Drive.  (District 2)  (Planning)

d) 2013-085 Independent Health Properties/National Bank of Tennessee (Special Exceptions Permit).  A resolution approving a Special Exceptions Permit for an Institutional Planned Unit Development on properties located at 7715, 7719, and 7721 Shallowford Road, subject to certain conditions. (District 4)  (Planning)

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, July 16

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

13. Adjournment.




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