Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, September 06, 2013

AGENDA FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2013

 

I.          Call to Order.

 

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

 

III.

      Minute Approval.                 

                                                              

IV.       Special Presentation.

 

V.        Ordinances – Final Reading:

a)         An ordinance to amend Part II, Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 24, Article XIV, Section 24-504, Schedule IV, One-Way Streets.  (Transportation)

 

b)         An ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 12618, Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 17, Article I, Section 17-1, relative to the adoption of the 2006 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101 Life Safety Code, as amended, for certain specified occupancies, including existing buildings.  (City Attorney’s office)

 

VI.       Ordinances – First Reading:

 

a)         An ordinance to amend Part II, Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 35, Article VII, Division 2, Section 35-247, relative to requirement equipment of pedal carriage or pedicabs and Section 35-252 relative to the restrictions on the operation of pedal carriage or pedicabs.  (City Attorney’s office)

b)         An ordinance to amend Part II, Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 7, Section 2-174(t), discipline, dismissal, suspension or demotion – authority of the Mayor and Department Heads; appeals.  (City Attorney’s office)

c)         2013-101 Towson and Dede Engsberg (R-3 Residential 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 501 East 16th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (Planning and Staff Version)  (District 7)

            2013-101 Towson and Dede Engsberg (R-3 Residential 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 501 East 16th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone.  (Applicant Version)

 

d)         2013-105 Henrietta Morris/Johnella Morris (R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 515 Spruce Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning)  (Planning Version)  (District 9)

 

            2013-105 Henrietta Morris/Johnella Morris (R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 515 Spruce Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Staff Version)

 

            2013-105 Henrietta Morris/Johnella Morris (R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 515 Spruce Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone.  (Applicant Version)

 

e)         2013-107 Alan Haniszewski (R-3 Residential 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 630 East 19th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (Planning and Staff Version)  (District 7)

 

            2013-107 Alan Haniszewski (R-3 Residential 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 630 East 19th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone.  (Applicant Version)

f)          2013-102 Tim McClure/J. R. Barker (R-1 Residential 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 at 4815 Hixson Pike, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone.  (Recommended for approval by Applicant, and recommended for denial by Planning and Staff)  (Applicant Version)  (District 2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

g)         2013-083 Joseph Ingram/Glen Meadows/Brett Sexton (R-5 Residential Zone to R-3MD Moderate Density Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 8599, 8601, 8603, 8605, and 8607 Petty Road, more particularly described herein, from R-5 Residential Zone to R-3MD Moderate Density Zone.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and recommended for denial by Staff) (Planning and Applicant Version)  (District 4)

 

VII.     Resolutions:

a)         2013-082 Joseph Ingram/Glen Meadows/Brett Sexton (Special Exceptions Permit).  A resolution approving a Special Exceptions Permit for a Residential Planned Unit Development on properties located in the 8600 block of Petty Road.  (District 4)  (Planning)

 

b)         A resolution authorizing the City of Chattanooga to accept travel accommodations from Green for All, a non-profit private organization, for the Director of Waste Resources to attend the National Utilities Convention in Washington, DC, for an amount of approximately $820.00.  (Public Works)

 

c)         A resolution authorizing the amendment of Resolution No. 27630 to replace Doug Wilson with James W. Adams to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 306 Cherokee Boulevard to install planters in front of the building with metal frame canvas awnings, as shown on the map attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 1)  (Public Works)

d)         A resolution authorizing the Deputy Information Systems Officer to begin a blanket contract with CDW-G (Computer Data Warehouse-Government), renewable annually for a period of up to five (5) years, for the provisioning of Brocade switches and routers related to maintenance and support services and also with Mike Collins and Associates of Chattanooga (MCA) for the provisioning of related support services, for approximately $300,000.00 per year or for a total amount of approximately $1.5 million.  (Information Services) 

e)         A resolution authorizing Hewitt Coleman to pay an on-the-job injury settlement to City employee, Tawanna Clark (EN61479), in the amount of $17,594.00 based upon her established permanent partial impairment rating, subject to her execution of a release of all claims, and in accordance with Ordinance No. 12573.  (Human Resources)

 

f)          A resolution authorizing Hewitt Coleman to pay an on-the-job injury settlement to City employee, Ron Ruback (EN63052), in the amount of $33,040.80 based upon his established permanent partial impairment rating, subject to his execution of a release of all claims, and in accordance with Ordinance No. 12573.  (Human Resources)

g)   A resolution to make certain findings relating to the WNA American Plastic Industries, Inc. Project, to delegate certain authority to the Industrial Development Board of the City of Chattanooga, and to authorize the Mayor to enter into and execute an agreement for Payments in Lieu of Ad Valorem Taxes.  (Added by permission of Chairman Hakeem)

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, September 17, 2013.

 

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

 

XIII.   Adjournment.


AGENDA FOR TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2013

 

1.         Call to Order.

                                                                    

2.         Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman Berz).

 

3.         Minute Approval.

 

4.         Special Presentation.

 

5.         Ordinances - Final Reading:

 

a)         An ordinance to amend Part II, Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 35, Article VII, Division 2, Section 35-247, relative to requirement equipment of pedal carriage or pedicabs and Section 35-252 relative to the restrictions on the operation of pedal carriage or pedicabs.  (City Attorney’s office)

b)         An ordinance to amend Part II, Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 7, Section 2-174(t), discipline, dismissal, suspension or demotion – authority of the Mayor and Department Heads; appeals.  (City Attorney’s office)

c)         2013-101 Towson and Dede Engsberg (R-3 Residential 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 501 East 16th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (Planning and Staff Version)  (District 7)

            2013-101 Towson and Dede Engsberg (R-3 Residential 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 501 East 16th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone.  (Applicant Version)

 

d)         2013-105 Henrietta Morris/Johnella Morris (R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 515 Spruce Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning)  (Planning Version)  (District 9)

 

 

 

 

            2013-105 Henrietta Morris/Johnella Morris (R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 515 Spruce Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Staff Version)

 

            2013-105 Henrietta Morris/Johnella Morris (R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 515 Spruce Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone.  (Applicant Version)

 

e)         2013-107 Alan Haniszewski (R-3 Residential 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 630 East 19th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (Planning and Staff Version)  (District 7)

 

            2013-107 Alan Haniszewski (R-3 Residential 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 630 East 19th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-3 Residential Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone.  (Applicant Version)

f)          2013-102 Tim McClure/J. R. Barker (R-1 Residential 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 at 4815 Hixson Pike, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone.  (Recommended for approval by Applicant, and recommended for denial by Planning and Staff)  (Applicant Version)  (District 2)

 

g)         2013-083 Joseph Ingram/Glen Meadows/Brett Sexton (R-5 Residential Zone to R-3MD Moderate Density Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 8599, 8601, 8603, 8605, and 8607 Petty Road, more particularly described herein, from R-5 Residential Zone to R-3MD Moderate Density Zone.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and recommended for denial by Staff) (Planning and Applicant Version)  (District 4)

 

6.         Ordinances – First Reading:

 

 

 

 

7.         Resolutions:

 

a)         A resolution authorizing the appointments of Jason Easterling and Joel Beaver as special police officers (unarmed) for the Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) and the City of Chattanooga, Department of Transportation, to do special duty as prescribed herein, subject to certain conditions.  (Transportation)

 

b)         A resolution authorizing payment to Micah L. Aubert and Jessica A. Aubert for a right-of-way easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Goodwin Road Extension – Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 19, property located at Tax Map No. 159B-C-002, for an amount not to exceed $2,000.00.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

 

c)         A resolution authorizing payment to Connecticut General Life Insurance Company for a right-of-way easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Goodwin Road Extension – Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 5, property located at Tax Map No. 149I-B-001.18, for an amount not to exceed $96,046.00.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

 

d)         A resolution authorizing payment to Connecticut General Life Insurance Company for a permanent drainage easement relative to Contract No. E-03-027, Goodwin Road Extension – Gunbarrel Road to Jenkins Road, for Tract No. 7, property located at Tax Map No. 149I-B-001, for an amount not to exceed $23,716.50.  (District 4)  (Public Works)

e)         A resolution authorizing General Services to reimburse Hamilton County, Tennessee, for expenses incurred to DBS Corporation for the construction of the parking lot and landscaping at the Homeless Healthcare Clinic located at 730 E. 11th Street, for an amount of $90,538.00, plus a contingency of 5%, for a total amount not to exceed $95,064.90.  (District 8)  (General Services)

f)          A resolution amending the Other Post Employment Benefit (OPEB) Trust Agreement as required by Chapter 140 of the Public Acts of 2013 approved by the General Assembly in March 2013.  (Finance)

 

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, September 24, 2013.

 

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

 

13.       Adjournment.


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