Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, April 25, 2014

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Agenda for Tuesday:

I.    Call to Order.

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

III.    Minute Approval.    
        
IV.    Special Presentation.

V.    Ordinances – Final Reading:    

VI.    Ordinances – First Reading:
    
VII.

    Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
a.    A resolution declaring surplus of the Harriet Tubman site.  

b.    A resolution declaring surplus of 55 individual properties as part of the Affordable Housing Initiative.  

GENERAL SERVICES
c.    A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into and execute deeds conveying fifty-seven (57) certain parcels to the approved highest bidders on jointly-owned properties of the City of Chattanooga and Hamilton County as acquired through previous delinquent tax sales and have attested by the Real Property Coordinator as shown on the list attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION
d.    A resolution authorizing Vine Development, LLC c/o Adam Green to use temporarily the right-of-way for stormwater detention facilities and a fire vault, as shown on the drawings attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 6)

e.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to enter into an agreement with ADS Environmental Services, a division of ADS, LLC, for provision of flow and rain gauge monitoring services for a term of two (2) years with the option to extend the agreement for an additional one (1) year period, for an amount not to exceed $750,000.00 annually for a two (2) year total of $1.5 million.  

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
f.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Youth and Family Development, to apply for and, if granted, accept a grant from Outdoor Nation through their Paddle Nation Project for therapeutic recreation’s adaptive kayaking program, in the amount of $2,500.00.  

g.    A resolution authorizing the Department of Youth and Family Development to purchase for the installation of a two-stop elevator at the Avondale Head Start Administration Building, in the amount of $315,625.00.  (Added by permission of Chairman Henderson)

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, May 6.

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

XIII.    Adjournment.

Agenda for Tuesday, May 6:

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

3.    Minute Approval.

4.    Special Presentation.

“Presentation – Bea Lurie (Girls Inc. of Chattanooga)”

5.    Ordinances – Final Reading:    

6.    Ordinances – First Reading:

7.    Resolutions:

    GENERAL GOVERNMENT
a.    A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Anne Wilkins to the Carter Center Corporation Board.

    GENERAL SERVICES
b. A resolution authorizing the City Finance Officer to execute any documents necessary related to a loan agreement with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation for financing of the construction of capital projects required by the Consent Decree for the Interceptor Sewer System (ISS), in the amount of $66,800,000.00.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION
c.    A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for Talley Construction Company, Inc. relative to Contract No. W-09-039-201, Shallowford Road Sewer Relocation Project, for an increased amount of $22,041.73, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $577,569.45, and to release the remaining contingency of $33,508.27.

d.    A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for Yerbey Concrete Construction, Inc. relative to Contract No. R-13-003-201, Tennessee Aquarium Plaza-Pavers and Tree Replacement, for an increased amount of $20,813.00, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $217,242.30.

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, May 13.

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

13.    Adjournment.


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