Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, June 13, 2014

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Tuesday:

I.    Call to Order.

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

III.    Minute Approval.    
        
IV.    Special Presentation.

“Wuxi China Sister City Delegation”
By Yao Jianhua

V.    Ordinances – Final Reading:    

FINANCE
a.

    An ordinance hereinafter also known as “the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Operations Budget Ordinance”, to provide revenue for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and ending June 30, 2015; appropriating same to the payment of expenses of the Municipal Government; fixing the rate of taxation on all taxable property in the City, and the time taxes and privileges are due, how they shall be paid, when they shall become delinquent; providing for interest and penalty on delinquent taxes and privileges; and to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 2, Section 2-267, relative to paid leave for active-duty training and to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 31, Sections 31-36, 31-37, 31-41, and 31-43.

PLANNING
b.    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article II, Section 38-2, Definitions, relative to building height and grade plane.

VI.    Ordinances – First Reading:

VII.    Resolutions:
    
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
a.    A resolution to make certain findings relating to the Chattem Chemicals, 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 in Payments in Lieu of Ad Valorem Taxes.  (District 7)

 
PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works
b.    A resolution to amend Resolution No. 27352, so as to authorize the Mayor to execute all documents, including the Interlocal Agreement, for the purchase of Frawley Road #2 Pump Station located at 15 Frawley Road in East Ridge, Tennessee, and all equipment therein, for a purchase price of $115,000.00, with closing costs estimated at $2,000.00, for a total amount not to exceed $117,000.00.

c.    A resolution authorizing year three of the five year contract with Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. for continuation of program management services associated with the Consent Decree, for an amount of $2,442,679.00.   

d.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department Public Works to enter into an agreement with Consolidated Technologies, Inc. d/b/a CTI Engineers, Inc. for professional services, relative to Contract No. W-12-010-102, Chattanooga, Tennessee-Georgia Regional Wastewater Facilities Plan (201 Plan) Update for the Waste Resources Division, Phase 2, for an amount not to exceed $119,000.00.  

Transportation
e.    A resolution authorizing Matthew Cole to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 717 Liberty Street for the installation of a retaining wall, as shown on the map and drawings attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 2)

f.    A resolution authorizing Lawson Electric c/o Ryan Crimmins to use temporarily underground power and lighting along the north side of 1605 Woodland Road, as shown on the map and drawing attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 2)

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, June 24

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

XIII.    Adjournment.

Tuesday, June 24:

1.    Call to Order.
        
2.    Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman Berz).

3.    Minute Approval.

4.    Special Presentation.

5.    Ordinances – Final Reading:
    
6.    Ordinances – First Reading:

PLANNING
a.    2014-042 John Anderson/Joe Franklin/Edgar Scott/Cornerstone Community Bank (R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 1300 and 1450 East Third Street and at 340 North Holtzclaw Avenue, more particularly described herein, from R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and recommended for denial by Staff)  (District 8)

7.    Resolutions:

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works
a.    A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 3 for Griggs & Maloney, Inc. to provide continuation of engineering services for groundwater sampling, monitoring, and reporting services at the Summit Landfill, City Landfill on Birchwood Pike, and the former J.H. Holding site, in the amount of $81,347.50, for an amount not to exceed $345,290.00.

b.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to apply for, and if awarded, accept a grant from the American Water Charitable Foundation to create a natural play area for children to demonstrate water resource stewardship and conservation, for an amount up to $150,000.00.

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
c.    A resolution authorizing the Department of Youth and Family Development to be included with Mark Making and the Chattanooga Public Library on a grant application with the National Endowment for the Arts’ Challenge America Fast-Track to fund the Map of Heroes project.  (District 1)

d.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Youth and Family Development to renew the grant contract with the Southeast Tennessee Area Agency on Aging and Disability for programming at the Eastgate Senior Activity Center, in the amount of $46,450.00.  (District 6)

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, July 1, 2014.

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

13.    Adjournment.



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