Agenda For Bradley County Commission Tuesday

Friday, January 17, 2014

The meeting of the Bradley County Commission will be Tuesday at 1 p.m. due to the Monday holiday.

Here is the agenda:

Bradley County Commission

Louie Alford, Chairman

MEETING AGENDA

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at noon

Bradley County Courthouse

1.         Call to order

2.         Pledge to the Flag

3.         Invocation - Pastor Tim Brackin, Broad Street United Methodist Church

4.         Role call

5.         Approval of Minutes

6.         Report from the County Mayor

7.         Consent Agenda (see attached)

8.         Reports from Committees and/or Districts

9.         Unfinished Business

10.       Approval of Agenda

11.       New Business

            A.  Resolution 2014-01 to adopt the attached list of County maintained roads and

            posted speed limits as the enforceable limits (See Attached) - Commissioner           Yarber

            B.  Motion to approve Bradley County School Board action regarding        consumption on the premise tax - Commissioner Peak-Jones

            C.  Motion to appoint Commissioners Hall and Peak-Jones to the SPCA Board -    Chairman Alford

           


12.       Communication from the audience

  


Woman's Body Found Floating In Hiwassee River

A woman's body was spotted floating in the Hiwassee River in Polk County on Saturday afternoon. Crews said it appeared the woman had been dead for some time. The 911 call came in shortly before 4:30 p.m.. The TBI was called in to help in the investigation. The body has not yet been identified.. (click for more)

Woman Whose Car Landed On Tracks Below Wilcox Boulevard Viaduct Sues City

A woman whose car went off the Wilcox Boulevard Viaduct and landed on railroad tracks below has sued the city of Chattanooga. Rebecca Thomas-Winkler said the bridge is in poor and substandard condition and the guard rail was inadequate.  The suit says on Aug. 24, 2013, Ms. Winkler was traveling east on Wilcox Boulevard at about 12:30 p.m. She was crossing the bridge that ... (click for more)

Better Plan For Walnut Street Hotel

Mitch Patel and his Vision Hospitality Group have unveiled a revised plan for a hotel on Walnut Street. It is much better than the one proposed two years ago. By having no curb cuts on Walnut Street, it makes that special block near the bridge more inviting and safer for pedestrians. Deliveries would be off Riverfront Parkway and hotel access (valet parking) would be off Aquarium ... (click for more)

Thanks For Making The Southern Brewers Festival A Success

Now that the dust has settled I'd like to thank Chattanooga for supporting the Southern Brewers Festival and making it yet another very successful event.    For those who do not know - the SBF benefits the Chattanooga chapter of Kids on the Block and the Chattanooga Community Kitchen.  As a partner helping the SBF with volunteers, sponsorships and the overall production ... (click for more)

Ex-Ooltewah All-American Jacques Smith released By Falcons

Former Ooltewah Owls All-American and Tennessee Vols defensive standout Jacques Smith has been released by the Atlanta Falcons, who are 10 cuts from reaching their 53-man roster for the 2014 season. Wide receiver Jeremy Ebert and tight end Mickey Shuler were also released. Smith, an undrafted free agent, is said to be a "viable candidate" for the Falcons' practice squad ... (click for more)

Baylor Comeback Swamps Webb, 34-7

Baylor lost a fumble on the third play of the game and the visiting Webb Spartans scored five plays later, but the Red Raiders came storming back to win their second-straight game, 34-7, over the D-II, Class A two-time defending state champions. Quarterback Nick Tiano, who has already committed to Mississippi State, hurled two touchdown passes and scored a third on a sneak from ... (click for more)