Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, September 27, 2013


Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Tuesday, Oct. 1:


I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval. 

IV. Special Presentation 

V. Ordinances – Final Reading: 

a) MR-2013-070 Tony Brock (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened alley beginning at its intersection with the north line of the 1000 block of Bailey Avenue.  (District 9)  (Public Works)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

a) MR-2013-056 Jibewe, Inc. (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened alley beginning at its intersection with the north line of the 2600 block of East 24th Street northeast some sixty-five (65’) feet to the northeast corner of Tax Map No. 156K-B-001, subject to certain conditions.  (District 9)  (Public Works)

b) MR-2013-067 James Hibbs (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened alley located in the 300 block of Pine Ridge Road.  (District 1)  (Public Works)

c) MR-2013-069 Don Carlisle (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened alley located in the 600 block of Spears Avenue. (District 1)  (Public Works)

VII. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing Stephen R. Dillard to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 1404 Riverview Road for the installation of a low, stone retaining wall along a portion of said right-of-way, as shown on the maps attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 2)  (Public Works)

b) A resolution authorizing the Fire Chief to enter into an agreement with Tennessee American Water Company to pay for the installation of hydrants at the direction of the Fire Chief which will be owned, installed, and maintained by Tennessee American Water Company at a cost not to exceed $200,000.00.  (Fire)

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. 8

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

XIII. Adjournment.

Agenda for Tuesday, Oct. 8: 

1. Call to Order.

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

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

a) MR-2013-056 Jibewe, Inc. (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened alley beginning at its intersection with the north line of the 2600 block of East 24th Street northeast some sixty-five (65’) feet to the northeast corner of Tax Map No. 156K-B-001, subject to certain conditions.  (District 9)  (Public Works)

b) MR-2013-067 James Hibbs (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened alley located in the 300 block of Pine Ridge Road.  (District 1)  (Public Works)

c) MR-2013-069 Don Carlisle (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened alley located in the 600 block of Spears Avenue. (District 1)  (Public Works)

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

a) 2013-084 Burt Schaerer/Bts Development (Lift Conditions).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to Lift Condition No. 2 of Ordinance No. 12018 from previous Case No. 2007-142, on property located at 2245 Hickory Valley Road, being more particularly described herein, subject to certain conditions.  (District 6)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

b) 2013-104 Troy Cox (Amend and Replace Conditions).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to amend and replace conditions of Ordinance No. 12472 from Case No. 2013-104 on property located at 706, 710, and 716 Ashland Terrace, being more particularly described herein, subject to certain conditions.  (District 2)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

c) 2013-113 Jesse O. Farr (R-2 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 2712 Walker Road, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (District 6)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

2013-113 Jesse O. Farr (R-2 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 2712 Walker Road, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone.  (Applicant Version)

7. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into and execute a water line easement agreement with FATD-H, LLC to establish a permanent water line easement within a portion of property jointly-owned by Hamilton County and the City of Chattanooga at Enterprise South Industrial Park.  (District 6)  (General Services)

b) A resolution authorizing the Consent and Confirmation to the Modification Agreement between the City of Chattanooga and the Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority.  (Finance)

c) A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for Haren Construction Company, Inc., relative to Contract No. W-09-002-201, Moccasin Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant Odor Control Project, for an increased amount of $56,324.16, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $2,978,324.16, and to release the remaining contingency funds in the amount of $235,675.84.  (District 1) (Public Works)

d) A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for Yerbey Concrete Construction relative to Contract No. E-12-002-201, CDBG Sidewalk Requirements Contract, for an increased amount of $178,805.33, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $528,805.33.  (Districts 7, 8, 9) (Public Works)

e) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to award Contract No. W-10-011-201, East Brainerd Road Sewer Line Replacement (Phase 1), to Brown Brothers, Inc., for a contract amount of $558,795.42, with a contingency amount of $60,000.00, for an amount not to exceed $618,795.42.  (District 4) (Public Works)

f) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to enter into an agreement with Arcadis U.S., Inc. for professional services, relative to Contract No. S-12-009-102, Carter Street Culvert Rehabilitation, for an amount not to exceed $40,000.00.  (District 7) (Public Works)

g) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of Economic and Community Development Department to submit a request for proposal of 100 project-based vouchers offered by the Chattanooga Housing Authority in support of the Affordable Housing Initiative. (Economic and Community Development)

h) 2013-109 James Pratt/John C. Whitmire/Colony Land & Investments (Special Exceptions Permit).  A resolution approving a Special Exceptions Permit for a Residential Planned Unit Development on property located at 5650 Cassandra-Smith Road. (District 3)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

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, Oct. 15.

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

13. Adjournment.


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