Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, April 04, 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:    

VI.    Ordinances – First Reading:

a)    2014-021 Claudio Costa (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 MD Moderate Density Zone).

  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 4823 Winding Lane, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 MD Moderate Density Zone.  (District 3)  (Recommended for denial by Planning and Staff)

b)    MR-2014-08 Noel Durant, The Trust for Public Land (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning the unopened 100 through 200 blocks of East Matlock Street, subject to certain conditions.  (District 6)  (Transportation)

c)    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Article I, Section 16-2, which establishes other qualifications and transfer qualifications for Chattanooga Police officers and firefighters.   (City Attorney’s office)

d)    An ordinance to amend Part II, Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 35, Article VII, Division 2, Section 35-252, relative to pedal carriage or pedicabs.  (City Attorney’s office)  (Deferred from 4/1/2014)

VII.    Resolutions:

a)    A resolution authorizing the appointment of Cary Newman as a special police officer (unarmed) for the City of Chattanooga Department of Public Works, to do special duty as prescribed herein, subject to certain conditions.  (Human Resources)

b)    A resolution authorizing the Mayor or his designee to apply for local, state, and federal grants related to the demolition and site preparation of the Harriet Tubman site, with all such grant requests to be provided to the City Council in department reports on a monthly basis.  (Economic and Community Development)

c)    2013-149 James Pratt (Special Exceptions Permit).  A resolution approving a Special Exceptions Permit for a Residential Planned Unit Development for property located at 5650 Cassandra Smith Road.  (District 3)  (Planning)

d)    A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Warren Logan to the Electric Power Board.  (Mayor’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, April 15.

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

XIII.    Adjournment.
 
Agenda for Tuesday, April 15:

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

3.    Minute Approval.

4.    Special Presentation.

5.    Ordinances – Final Reading:

a)    2014-021 Claudio Costa (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 MD Moderate Density Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 4823 Winding Lane, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 MD Moderate Density Zone.  (District 3)  (Recommended for denial by Planning and Staff)

b)    MR-2014-08 Noel Durant, The Trust for Public Land (Abandonment).  An ordinance closing and abandoning the unopened 100 through 200 blocks of East Matlock Street, subject to certain conditions.  (District 6)  (Transportation)

c)    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Article I, Section 16-2, which establishes other qualifications and transfer qualifications for Chattanooga Police officers and firefighters.   (City Attorney’s office)

d)    An ordinance to amend Part II, Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 35, Article VII, Division 2, Section 35-252, relative to pedal carriage or pedicabs.  (City Attorney’s office)

6.    Ordinances – First Reading:

7.    Resolutions:

a)    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to award Contract No. W-10-005-201, Enterprise South Industrial Park Sanitary Sewer Upgrade, Phase 2, to Mayse Construction Company, in the amount of $5,945,410.20 with a contingency amount of $450,000.00, for an amount not to exceed $6,395,410.20, subject to SRF loan approval.  (Public Works)

b)    A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Erskine Oglesby to the General Pension Board.  (Mayor’s office)

c)    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Youth and Family Development, to apply for and, if granted, accept a grant from the Tennessee Disability Coalition for Therapeutic Recreation Services (TRS) to help strengthen community-based therapeutic recreation opportunities for the City of Chattanooga and surrounding areas, in the amount of $10,000.00.  (Youth and Family 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, April 22.

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

13.    Adjournment.


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