Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, March 21, 2014

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Tuesday:

I.    Call to Order.

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

III.    Minute Approval.    
        
IV.    Special Presentation.

V.    Ordinances – Final Reading:    

a)    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 24, by substituting the pertinent sections referencing “Traffic Engineer” or the “City Traffic Engineer” or the “City Traffic Engineer or his designated representative” or the “City Traffic Engineer or his designee” or the “Department of Public Works” with the “Transportation Department” and those relating to Motor Vehicles and Traffic.

  (Transportation)

b)    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 32, by substituting the “Department of Public Works, Streets and Airports” or the “Public Works Department” or the “City Traffic Engineer” or the “Office of the City Traffic Engineer” or the “City Engineer’s Office” or the “City Engineer and/or Traffic Engineer” or “City Engineering” with the “Transportation Department”.  (Transportation)

c)    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 32, by replacing the pertinent sections in its entirety or in part of 32-8(b); 32-12; 32-16; 32-34; 32-37; 32-40; 32-44; 32-61; 32-64(f); 32-65; 32-67; 32-68; 32-70; 32-105; 32-146; 32-149; 32-150; 32-224; 32-234; and 32-274, relating to Streets and Sidewalks.  (Transportation)

d)    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 5, Article IV, Section 5-110, relating to development standards for distilleries.  (City Attorney’s office)

e)    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article II, Section 38-2, Definitions and Article V, Division 13, Section 38-185; Division 14, Section 38-205; Division 15, Section 38-224, and Division 19, Section 38-303, uses permitted as special exceptions.  (City Attorney’s office)

VI.    Ordinances – First Reading:

a)    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 32, Streets and Sidewalks, by adding a new Article XIV, to include complete streets definition and regulations.  (Transportation)  (Deferred from 3/18/2014)
b)    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 14, so as to add new Sections 14-92 and 14-93, and to amend Sections 14-15, 14-80, 14-82, and 14-83, pertaining to low voltage electrical installations with rules and regulations for administration and enforcement.  (City Attorney’s office)

VII.    Resolutions:

a)    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works or his designee to annually solicit and accept donations from businesses and other organizations in support of the Public Works Week Celebration for which the City has no obligation to enter into a contract/agreement or perform services for said donations.  (Public Works)

b)    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to award Contract No. R-14-001-201, Construction Consultants, Inc., Hixson Community Center Renovations, in the amount of $1,097,000.00, with a contingency amount of $105,700.00, for an amount not to exceed $1,202,700.00.  (District 3)  (Public Works)

c)    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to award Contract No. R-14-001-202, to Affinity Environmental Group, Inc., Asbestos Abatement Hixson Community Center Renovations, in the amount of $38,820.00, with a contingency amount of $3,800.00, for an amount not to exceed $42,620.00.  (District 3)  (Public Works)

d)    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to accept a donation of labor, equipment, and materials valued at $5,790.00 from Sons of Confederate Veterans N.B. Forrest Camp #3 for restoration of the Chattanooga Confederate Cemetery Pavilion.  (Public Works)

e)    MR-2012-135 City of Chattanooga c/o Director of General Services.  A resolution declaring surplus of the property located in the 2000 block of East 23rd Street and further identified as Tax Map Number 156G-B-014, more particularly described herein.  (District 8)  (General Services)

f)    A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Sondra Steele Etchison to the Board for Electrical Examiners.  (Added by permission of Chairman Hakeem)

g)    A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Ethan Collier as Chairman of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency Board.  (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, April 1.

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

XIII.    Adjournment.
 
Agenda for Tuesday, April 1:

1.    Call to Order.
        
2.    Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Smith).

3.    Minute Approval.

4.    Special Presentation.

5.    Ordinances – Final Reading:

a)    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 32, Streets and Sidewalks, by adding a new Article XIV, to include complete streets definition and regulations.  (Transportation)  

b)    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 14, so as to add new Sections 14-92 and 14-93, and to amend Sections 14-15, 14-80, 14-82, and 14-83, pertaining to low voltage electrical installations with rules and regulations for administration and enforcement.  (City Attorney’s office)

6.    Ordinances – First Reading:

a)    MR-2013-157 John M. McDonald (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning the unopened 500 block of Noll Street.  (District 2)  (Recommended for approval by Transportation)

7.    Resolutions:

a)    A resolution authorizing the Director of Human Resources to enter into an agreement with Russ Blakely and Associates to provide open enrollment services and act as Agent of Record for all voluntary benefits at no charge for a three (3) year period beginning April 1, 2014.  (Human Resources)

b)    A resolution authorizing the Mayor to apply for, and accept, a Governor’s Highway Safety Office (GHSO) grant for the Police Department for overtime, equipment, and training, for the total amount of $122,278.00.  (Police)

c)    A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute all documents necessary relative to making application to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation for a grant in the amount of $200,000.00 for trail development and trail improvements at Sculpture Fields at Montague Park.  (General Services)

d)    A resolution authorizing Larry R. Waldrep, Jr. to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 100 and 102 Lawn Street for use of the alley way to be constructed to service parking for proposed residences, as shown on the photo and map attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 1)  (Transportation)

e)    A resolution authorizing Schaak Van Deusen to use temporarily the right-of-way of the park located at the corner of Georgia Avenue and McCallie Avenue (“Steeple Park”) to install a marker honoring Abby Crawford Milton, as shown on the maps and photos attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 7)  (Transportation)

f)    A resolution authorizing John Wise to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 103 Cherokee Boulevard for the installation of two hoods for exhaust to be attached to the side of the building, as shown on the drawing and map attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 1)  (Transportation)

g)    A resolution authorizing John Wise to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 1810 Chestnut Street for the installation of a handicap ramp with conditions that meet the requirements of the ADA and Chattanooga city standards, as shown on the drawings attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 7)  (Transportation)

h)    A resolution authorizing Malcolm J. Walker to use temporarily the right-of-way located at Talladega Avenue and MeHarry Drive for use as a bus stop shelter for students, as shown on the maps attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 6)  (Transportation)

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, April 8.

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

13.    Adjournment.




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