Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, January 10, 2014

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Agenda for Tuesday::

I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval.

IV. Special Presentation.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading:

a) MR-2013-131 Marcus Jones (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning the unopened 1300 block of Aubin Avenue beginning at the Southwest corner of Lot 1.  (District 2)  (Recommended for approval by Transportation and recommended for denial by Planning and Staff)

b) MR-2013-150 John McDonald (Abandonment).

 An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened street located at the intersection of Druid Lane and School Court.  (District 2)  (Recommended for denial by Transportation, Planning, and Staff)

c) An ordinance to amend Ordinance No. 12757 known as “the Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Budget Ordinance” so as to appropriate $50,000.00 from the General Fund Contingency to the Chattanooga Regional Homeless Coalition to be used to provide emergency night shelter for individuals and families during the period January 1, 2014 through March 31, 2014.  (Finance)  

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

a) An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 12, Section 2-193, relative to political activities.  (City Attorney’s office)  (Revised) 

b) 2013-153 The Broadway Group, LLC, John Haddock & Pamela Price (R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7345 Lee Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (District 6)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

2013-153 The Broadway Group, LLC, John Haddock & Pamela Price (R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7345 Lee Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone.   (Applicant Version)

c) 2013-155 Jack Killian/CD Properties, LLC (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 2841 Northpoint Boulevard, particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone.  (District 3)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

VII. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the Director of Human Resources to enter into an agreement with the Police Executive Research Forum for services related to the Chief of Police Executive Search, for an amount not to exceed $39,000.00.  (Purchasing/Human Resources)  (Added by permission of Vice-Chairman Henderson)

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, Jan. 21

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

XIII. Adjournment.
 
Agenda for Tuesday, Jan. 21:

1. Call to Order.

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

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

a) An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 12, Section 2-193, relative to political activities.  (City Attorney’s office) 

b) 2013-153 The Broadway Group, LLC, John Haddock & Pamela Price (R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7345 Lee Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (District 6)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

2013-153 The Broadway Group, LLC, John Haddock & Pamela Price (R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7345 Lee Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone.   (Applicant Version)

c) 2013-155 Jack Killian/CD Properties, LLC (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 2841 Northpoint Boulevard, particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone.  (District 3)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

7. Resolutions:

a) A resolution to amend Resolution No. 27431, as adopted on February 26, 2013, relative to the agreement for the closure/post closure plan for the City Landfill with the State of Tennessee, Division of Solid Waste Management, by deleting “$6,710,568.00” and substituting in lieu thereof “for an amount not to exceed $1,783,152.00”.  (Public Works)


b) A resolution to amend Resolution No. 27432, as adopted on February 26, 2013, relative to the agreement for the closure/post closure plan for the City Landfill, Lateral Expansion Area 3, with the State of Tennessee, Division of Solid Waste Management, by deleting “$7,166,551.00” and substituting in lieu thereof “for an amount not to exceed $7,274,049.00”.  (Public Works)

c) A resolution to amend Resolution No. 27433, as adopted on February 26, 2013, relative to the agreement for the closure/post closure plan for the Summit Sanitary Landfill with the State of Tennessee, Division of Solid Waste Management, by deleting “$2,385,107.00” and substituting in lieu thereof “for an amount not to exceed $2,259,491.00”.  (Public Works)

d) A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 2 (Final) for Improved Technologies Group, LLC relative to Contract No. W-10-009-201, Miscellaneous Sanitary Sewer Lining Contract for a reduced final contract amount not to exceed $2,778,347.37 and to release the contingency of $138,917.37.  (Public Works)

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, January 28, 2014.

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

13. Adjournment.


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