City Council Agenda For Oct. 1

Friday, September 27, 2013

AGENDA FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013

I.       Call to Order.

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

III.     Minutes 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, October 8, 2013.

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

XIII.    Adjournment.


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