Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, January 24, 2014

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Tuesday, Jan. 28:

I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval.

IV. Special Presentation.

V. 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) An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 12, Section 12-21, relative to City Court.
 (City Attorney’s office)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

a) 2014-004 E. 10th Street RSD, LLC/Jake Toner (Amend Condition).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to amend Condition No. 3 of Ordinance No. 11363 of previous Case No. 2002-132, being particularly described herein, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning)

2014-004 E. 10th Street RSD, LLC/Jake Toner (Amend Condition).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to amend Condition No. 3 of Ordinance No. 11363 of previous Case No. 2002-132, being particularly described herein.  (Applicant Version)

VII. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the purchase of VLA Window Pro 8.1 upgrade for 358 licenses for patrol laptops, in the amount of $41,839.46.  (Police)

b) A resolution authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a Beautification Lease Agreement, Modification of Lease Agreement, and First Amendment to Lease Agreement to be entered into with Norfolk Southern Railway adjacent to the Well Advantage Center.  (General Services)

c) A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to accept funds from Wise Construction, LLC, for pedestrian light poles and fixtures, relative to Streetscapes at 125 Cherokee Boulevard, 201 Cherokee Boulevard, and 600 North Market Street, Partnership Agreement No. E-11-008-804, in the amount of $24,140.16.  (District 1)  (Public Works)

d) A resolution authorizing the City Finance Officer to enter into a blanket contract with Zia Consulting, Inc. for implementation services of the City’s Electronic Content Management (ECM) system, for an amount not to exceed $2,650,000.00.  (Finance)

e) A resolution authorizing the City Finance Officer to enter into a blanket contract with Harris/MS Govern for the purchase and installation of a City wide municipal billing and collection system, for an amount not to exceed $1.2 million.  (Finance)  (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, February 4, 2014.

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

XIII. Adjournment.
 

Agenda for Tuesday, Feb. 4:

1. Call to Order.

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

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

a) 2014-004 E. 10th Street RSD, LLC/Jake Toner (Amend Condition).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to amend Condition No. 3 of Ordinance No. 11363 of previous Case No. 2002-132, being particularly described herein, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning)

2014-004 E. 10th Street RSD, LLC/Jake Toner (Amend Condition).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to amend Condition No. 3 of Ordinance No. 11363 of previous Case No. 2002-132, being particularly described herein.  (Applicant Version)

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

a) 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)  (Deferred from 1/21/2014)

7. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the Director of General Services to extend the agreement with Brightbridge for the administration of the EPA Brownfield Revolving Loan Fund, for an additional fourteen (14) month term beginning June 1, 2013 and ending July 31, 2014, with no new funds.  (General Services)

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, Feb. 11

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

13. Adjournment.



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