Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, January 31, 2014

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Tuesday:

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)

c) 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)

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)

f) 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)

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, Feb. 4.

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

XIII. Adjournment.
 
Agenda for Tuesday, Feb. 11:

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) An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 16, Sections 2-271 through 2-289, entitled “Occupational Safety and Health Program”, to establish an updated Occupational Safety and Health Program Plan, devise rules and regulations, and to provide for a safety director and the implementation of such program plan.

b) An ordinance adopting a Plan of Services and extending the corporate limits of the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee, by annexing certain territory contiguous to the present corporate limits of said City, owned by the Irrevocable Family Trust dated August 4, 2004, under Will of Frances C. Cannon and the Estate of Alvin F. Cannon, being more fully described herein.  (Planning/City Attorney’s office)  (PUBLIC HEARING)

c) 2013-156 Yuriy Liashevskiy (R-1 Residential Zone to RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located in the 7700 block of Shallowford Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 4)

2013-156 Yuriy Liashevskiy (R-1 Residential Zone to RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located in the 7700 block of Shallowford Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone.  (Applicant Version)  

d) 2014-002 City of Chattanooga/Regional Planning Agency (Annexed “Area 4C”).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties generally located in the 6400 block of Fairview Road and the 6700 block of Big Ridge Road, more particularly described herein, from Temporary R-1 Residential Zone to Zoning Plan for Permanent R-1 Residential Zone for Annexed “Area 4C” in Ordinance Nos. 12293 and 12597.  (District 3)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

e) 2014-003 City of Chattanooga/Regional Planning Agency (Annexed Area “4A”).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties generally located on thirty-nine (39) streets between the 6600 to 7000 blocks of Middle Valley Road and the 6500 to 7000 blocks of Hixson Pike, more particularly described herein, from Temporary R-1 Residential Zone, RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone, R-2 Residential Zone, R-5 Residential Zone and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to Zoning Plan for Permanent Zones R-1 Residential Zone, RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone, R-2 Residential Zone, R-5 Residential Zone and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone for Annexed “Area 4A” in Ordinance Nos. 12292 and 12596.  (District 0)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

f) 2014-006 Alan Haniszewski/RTB Holdings (M-1 Manufacturing 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 1814 Madison Avenue, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (District 7)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

2014-006 Alan Haniszewski/RTB Holdings (M-1 Manufacturing 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 1814 Madison Avenue, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone.  (Applicant Version)

g) 2014-007 Alan Haniszewski/ALC Holdings (M-1 Manufacturing 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 in the 2000 block of Rossville Avenue, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (District 7)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff) 2014-007 Alan Haniszewski/ALC Holdings (M-1 Manufacturing 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 in the 2000 block of Rossville Avenue, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone,  (Applicant Version)

h) 2014-008 Scenic Land Company, LLC/Jack Lonas (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located in the 6300 block of Highway 153 and the 100 block of Dodson Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (District 1)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and recommended for denial by Staff) 2014-008 Scenic Land Company, LLC/Jack Lonas (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located in the 6300 block of Highway 153 and the 100 block of Dodson Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, R-4 Special Zone and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone.  (Applicant Version)

i) 2014-009 Andrew Stone (M-1 Manufacturing 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 2701 South Broad Street, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone.  (District 7)  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

7. Resolutions:

a) A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute any and all documents for the City of Chattanooga to accept the amount of $92,450.00 for consideration of the Temporary Construction Easement entered into with the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, as related to the Olgiati Bridge Project.  (District 7)  (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. 18.

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

13. Adjournment.


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