Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, May 16, 2014

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Tuesday:

I.    Call to Order.

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

III.    Minute Approval.    
        
IV.    Special Presentation.

V.    Ordinances – Final Reading:    

PLANNING
a.    2014-026 Dan Dykstra (R-2 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 332 Sylvan Street, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, to be approved as a single family, short term vacation rental only.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and recommended for denial by Staff)  (District 2)

b.    2014-025 City of Chattanooga/RPA (Temporary R-3 Residential Zone to Permanent R-3 Residential Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 8607, 8613, and 8619 North Hickory Valley Road and 520 Highway 58, more particularly described herein, from Temporary R-3 Residential Zone to Permanent R-3 Residential Zone per City Code Article XII, Section 38-653, Planning Commission Zoning Plan to establish permanent zone for area annexed by Ordinance No. 12803.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 3)

c.    2014-029 Passpointe Engineering/Jan Pass/Woodland Park Baptist Church (R-1 Residential Zone and R-2 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located on the 6700 block of Standifer Gap Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone and R-2 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and recommended for deferral by Staff)  (District 6)  (Revised)

VI.    Ordinances – First Reading:

PLANNING
a.    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article V, Division 15, Section 38-229 and Article IX, Section 38-595, to establish the height and landscape buffer requirements for structures in the C-3 Central Business Zone that are adjacent to residentially zone property.
 
VII.    Resolutions:
    
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 27

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

XIII.    Adjournment.

Tuesday, May 27:

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

3.    Minute Approval.

4.    Special Presentation.

5.    Ordinances – Final Reading:    

PLANNING
a.    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article V, Division 15, Section 38-229 and Article IX, Section 38-595, to establish the height and landscape buffer requirements for structures in the C-3 Central Business Zone that are adjacent to residentially zone property.

6.    Ordinances – First Reading:

7.    Resolutions:

GENERAL SERVICES
a.    A resolution authorizing the Director of General Services to extend for an additional twelve (12) months the agreement with Axis Security, Inc. for front of house staffing services during scheduled events at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium, Tivoli Theatre, and the Robert Kirk Walker Community Theatre, with service fees billable to civil facilities licensees in fulfillment of license agreements.  (District 7)

b.    A resolution authorizing the Director of General Services to extend for an additional twelve (12) months the agreement with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 140 for stage, technical, and crew services during scheduled events at the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium, Tivoli Theatre, and the Robert Kirk Walker Community Theatre, with service fees billable to civil facilities licensees in fulfillment of license agreements.  (District 7)
    
PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works
c.    A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 2 for HDR Engineering, Inc. relative to Contract No. E-10-012-101, Ross’s Landing Park Improvements and Repairs, Phase 3 (Bid/Award, Construction Administration and Resident Project Representation), for an increased amount of $442,485.00, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $845,415.12.  (District 7)

d.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Hazen & Sawyer, an environmental engineering firm, for economic analysis and planning of solids operations at the Moccasin Bend Wastewater Treatment Plant, for an amount not to exceed $195,000.00.

e.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to execute an agreement with Hamilton County relative to 2014 Orthophotography Update Project, in the amount of $50,000.00, plus a $5,000.00 contingency, for a total amount not to exceed $55,000.00.

f.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to execute an agreement with Hamilton County relative to the Courts Community Service Program, for an amount not to exceed $60,000.00.

g.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to accept a grant from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) for the collection of household hazardous waste, in the amount of $85,000.00.

Transportation
h.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to accept a Development Agreement with Biscan Construction to provide a contribution toward the cost of one (1) pedestrian light pole and light fixture (street light), and payment of $1,416.76.  (District 2)

i.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to accept a contribution of $51,771.46 from Publix Tennessee, LLC towards the cost of eleven (11) pedestrian light poles, light fixtures, and for half of the stamped concrete crosswalk at West Manning Street per cost established by Contract No. E-13-003-201.  (District 2)

j.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to accept a grant from the Lyndhurst Foundation for the creation of ten (10) new on-street parking spaces located at 1400 Market Street, in the amount of $10,000.00.  (District 7)

k.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to accept a grant from the Benwood Foundation for the creation of ten (10) new on-street parking spaces located at 1400 Market Street, in the amount of $10,000.00.  (District 7)

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
l.    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 Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) Community Garden Program for the Brainerd Complex, in the amount of $2,000.00.

m.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Youth and Family Development to apply for and, if granted, accept a grant from Arts Build Community Cultural Connections for the Hixson Community Center “A Moment in Time” photography project, in the amount of $3,000.00.

n.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Youth and Family Development to enter into a Rental Agreement with the McCallie/GPS Aquatic Club from May 20, 2014 through August 1, 2014, for a contract rental fee in the amount of $2,500.00.

o.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Youth and Family Development to enter into a Rental Agreement with the McCallie/GPS Aquatic Club for swimming meets from July 10, 2014 through July 12, 2014, for a contract rental fee in the amount of $1,000.00.

p.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Youth and Family Development to enter into contracts with the below-listed school bus drivers to drive participants to various recreation centers on field trips, for a total amount of $13,725.00 for June, 2014.

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, June 3

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

13.    Adjournment.



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