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.




EPB Finds Substation It Has Operated Since 1929 Actually Belongs To TVA

EPB officials said a substation on Brainerd Road that the utility has operated since 1929 actually belongs to TVA. "We thought we owned it all along," President David Wade said. He said TVA recently contacted EPB wanting to sell the property, and EPB agreed. The lot, next to Mayo's Bar and Grill, is appraised at just $13,000. Mr. Wade said the substation has the original ... (click for more)

Warm Weather Hampering EPB Budget

Mild temperatures in February affected the bottom line of EPB. Greg Eaves, vice president for finance, said in resulted in a $3.2 million loss on gross margin. EPB sold 20 percent less kw than had been budgeted. It was the lowest February output in eight years, he said. Except for one cold snap, March is not faring any better for the utility, it was stated. However, ... (click for more)

Slaxxon Regret

Back in the seventies my three oldest brothers had a buddy named Steve Slack. “Slack” was a star soccer player at Baylor and he grew up on Lookout Mountain, which is where I grew up. He and Jimmy, Henry and Bill went to the University of Virginia where they were roommates in an old, beat up house that was painted pink. Naturally, the place became known as the “Pink Palace” but lest ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Geno: Our ‘Me’ Culture

By almost every measure, Geno Auriemma is the best basketball coach in America. His University of Connecticut women are riding a record 109-game winning streak that dates to Nov. 17, 2016. Stanford barely beat them in overtime 3 years ago, but, before that, they won 41 straight. That means UConn is 153-1 and, in the current 109 streak, they have double-figure wins over the opponents ... (click for more)

Dinger Sparks Lookout Valley's Late Rally For Win

There are times in high school sports when later is better than never. Such was the case for the Lookout Valley softball team Friday evening as they waited until the last possible moment to make their move against Covenant Christian in the second day of pool play at the Lookout Valley Invitational being played at the O’Mary-Conard Field at Lookout Valley Elementary School. ... (click for more)

Owls Score Late To Knock Off Columbia Academy 5-3

Every sermon Ooltewah coach Brian Hitchcox preaches from his baseball pulpit will at some point stresses defense. After Friday’s five-error effort in its own Ooltewah Invitational at A.C. “Bud” Ball Field, Hitchcox was probably going to be delivering a fire and brimstone speech to his baseball team. Despite the sloppy fielding – and throwing the ball around the yard and ... (click for more)