Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, May 9, 2014

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

I.    Call to Order.

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

III.    Minute Approval.    
        
IV.    Special Presentation.

V.    Ordinances – Final Reading:    

VI.    Ordinances – First 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)

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 nightly/weekly vacation rental,  (Applicant Version)

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 X-11, 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)

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,  (Applicant Version)

VII.    Resolutions:

GENERAL GOVERNMENT
a.    A resolution authorizing the approval of a Change Order with Public Financial Management, Inc. (PFM) relative to the contract for financial advisory services, for an increased amount of $13,957.33, for a revised contract amount of $104,457.33.

b.    A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Fred Fletcher as Police Chief, and upon execution of an employment contract.

GENERAL SERVICES
c.    A resolution authorizing the Director of General Services to execute a contract with Brown Brothers, Inc. for soil cap restoration on the Brownfield site of the closed 36th Street landfill, in the amount of $64,700.00.  (District 7)

PLANNING
d.    2014-028 The Southern Land Company/Obar Investments (Special Exceptions Permit).  A resolution approving a Special Exceptions Permit for a Residential Planned Unit Development on part of property located at 3886 Cummings Road.  (District 1)

e.    2014-031 Lee Hodges/Housing Trust Group/ERB, LLC (Special Exceptions Permit).  A resolution approving Special Exceptions Permit for a Residential Planned Unit Development for properties located at 1351 Reserve Way and 7650 East Brainerd Road, subject to certain conditions.  (District 4)

f.    2014-030 Passpointe Engineering/Jan Pass/Woodland Park Baptist Church (Special Exceptions Permit).  A resolution approving a Special Exceptions Permit for an Institutional Planned Unit Development on properties located on the 6700 block of Standifer Gap Road.  (District 6)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation
g. A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Transportation to award Contract No. T-14-004-201, 2014 Resurfacing Contract to Wright Brothers Construction Company, Inc., for a total amount of $2,038,193.26.

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
h.    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 North River Civic Center “Introduction to Oil Painting for Seniors” Project, in the amount of $1,425.00, with an in-kind services value of $815.00 to be provided by the City of Chattanooga Department of Youth and Family Development North River Civic Center.  (District 3)

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 20

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

XIII.    Adjournment.

Tuesday, May 20:
1.    Call to Order.
        
2.    Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Chairman Henderson).

3.    Minute Approval.

4.    Special Presentation.

5.    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)

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 nightly/weekly vacation rental,  (Applicant Version)

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 X-11, 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)

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,  (Applicant Version)

6.    Ordinances – First Reading:

FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION
a.    An ordinance providing for an Interim Budget and appropriating funds for the usual and ordinary expenses of the City Government for the months of July, August, and September, 2014, pending the adoption of the 2014-2015 Annual Budget.

PLANNING
b.    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.

7.    Resolutions:

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 27

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

13.    Adjournment
 


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