Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, March 7, 2014

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Tuesday:

I.    Call to Order.

II.        Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Chairman Hakeem).

III.    Minute Approval.    
        
IV.    Special Presentation.

V.    Ordinances – Final Reading:    

a)    An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 18, to enact certain reasonable reforms necessary to ensure the financial stability and actuarial integrity of the Chattanooga Fire and Police Pension Fund.

  (City Attorney’s office)

b)    An ordinance to amend  Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, Sections 26-22, 26-25, 26-26, 26-27, 26-28, 26-29 and 26-34, establishing the event fees for usage of various Chattanooga Youth and Family Development Facilities.  (Youth and Family Development)

c)    MR-2014-001 E. 10th Street RSD, LLC c/o Chris Curtis (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning two intersecting, unopened alleys off the 900 block of Douglas Street and the 400 block of East 10th Street.  (District 8)  (Transportation)

VI.    Ordinances – First Reading:

a)    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.  (Planning)

b)    2013-158 Justin Cox/Ba Duong (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 at 2537 and 2541 Tunnel Boulevard, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone.  (Recommended for denial by Planning and Staff)  (District 5)

c)    2014-005 Arbour Valley Development/Michael and Edward Manz, IV (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 2848 Anderson Terrace, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 6)

    2014-005 Arbour Valley Development/Michael and Edward Manz, IV (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 2848 Anderson Terrace, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone.  (Applicant Version)

d)    2014-014 Ethan Wood/Matt Wood (R-1 Residential Zone to M-2 Light Industrial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 5906 Hancock Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to M-2 Light Industrial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 5)

    2014-014 Ethan Wood/Matt Wood (R-1 Residential Zone to M-2 Light Industrial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 5906 Hancock Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to M-2 Light Industrial Zone,  (Applicant Version)

e)    2014-015 NAI Charter Real Estate Corporation/David Graham (R-2 Residential Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 2125 and 2129 West Shepherd Road, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 6)

    2014-015 NAI Charter Real Estate Corporation/David Graham (R-2 Residential Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 2125 and 2129 West Shepherd Road, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone,  (Applicant Version)

f)    2014-017 Thomas Palmer (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 329 Market Street, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 7)

2014-017 Thomas Palmer (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 329 Market Street, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone,  (Applicant Version)

VII.    Resolutions:

a)    A resolution to make certain findings relating to the Coca-Cola Bottling Company United, Inc. Project, to delegate certain authority to the Industrial Development Board of the City of Chattanooga, and to authorize the Mayor to enter into and execute an Agreement for Payments in Lieu of Ad Valorem Taxes.  (City Attorney’s office)

b)    A resolution adopting an amended Zoning Policy relative to the development of the Shepherd area and Airport of the City of Chattanooga which was originally adopted by Resolution No. 17433 on October 6, 1987, and by Resolution No. 24294 which approved the Shallowford Road-Lee Highway Area Plan which was adopted on January 11, 2005, as shown on the four (4) drawings and Area Plan attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.  (Added by permission of Chairman Hakeem)  (City Attorney’s office)

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, March 18

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

XIII.    Adjournment.
 
Agenda for Tuesday, March 18:


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

3.    Minute Approval.

4.    Special Presentation.

5.    Ordinances – Final Reading:

a)    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.  (Planning)

b)    2013-158 Justin Cox/Ba Duong (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 at 2537 and 2541 Tunnel Boulevard, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone.  (Recommended for denial by Planning and Staff)  (District 5)

c)    2014-005 Arbour Valley Development/Michael and Edward Manz, IV (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 2848 Anderson Terrace, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 6)

    2014-005 Arbour Valley Development/Michael and Edward Manz, IV (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 2848 Anderson Terrace, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone.  (Applicant Version)

d)    2014-014 Ethan Wood/Matt Wood (R-1 Residential Zone to M-2 Light Industrial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 5906 Hancock Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to M-2 Light Industrial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 5)

    2014-014 Ethan Wood/Matt Wood (R-1 Residential Zone to M-2 Light Industrial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 5906 Hancock Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to M-2 Light Industrial Zone,  (Applicant Version)

e)    2014-015 NAI Charter Real Estate Corporation/David Graham (R-2 Residential Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 2125 and 2129 West Shepherd Road, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 6)

    2014-015 NAI Charter Real Estate Corporation/David Graham (R-2 Residential Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 2125 and 2129 West Shepherd Road, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone to M-1 Manufacturing Zone,  (Applicant Version)

f)    2014-017 Thomas Palmer (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 329 Market Street, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 7)

2014-017 Thomas Palmer (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 329 Market Street, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone,  (Applicant Version)

6.    Ordinances – First 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 “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 pertinent sections referencing “Department of Public Works and Traffic Engineer” with the “Transportation Department” and substituting the pertinent sections referencing “City Traffic Engineer” with the “City Transportation Engineer”.  (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; 32-234; and 32-274, relating to Streets and Sidewalks.  (Transportation)

d)    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)

7.    Resolutions:

a)    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Economic and Community Development for the City of Chattanooga to serve as a government sponsor and pass-through entity for a grant from the American Battlefield Protection Program, a part of the National Park Service, to be passed through to the Trust for Public Land, which will purchase and preserve two tracts of land which are part of the Missionary Ridge Battlefield, for an amount not to exceed $950,000.00.  (Economic and Community Development)

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, March 25

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

13.    Adjournment.



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