Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, July 11, 2014

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Tuesday:

I.    Call to Order.

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

III.    Minute Approval.    
        
IV.    Special Presentation.

V.    Ordinances – Final Reading:    

FINANCE
a.    An ordinance appropriating, authorizing, or allocating funds to the Capital Improvements Budget for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2015 and to amend the Fiscal Year 2015 Operations Budget Ordinance No.

12835 and amend Fiscal Year 2014 Capital Improvement Ordinance No. 12761.

PLANNING
b.    2014-054 Hixson Investors, LLC/Wells Fargo Bank and Raymond L. Hassler (C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to R-4 Special Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 6308, 6338, 6348, and 6352 Grubb Road and 5851 Highway 153, more particularly described herein, from C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to R-4 Special Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 3)

c.    2014-055 Hixson Investors, LLC/Wells Fargo Bank and Raymond L. Hassler (Lift Conditions).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to lift conditions from Ordinance No. 11827 of previous Case No. 2006-028 and to lift conditions from Ordinance No. 11946 of previous Case No. 2007-022, off properties located at 6308 Grubb Road and 5851, 5861, and 5857 Highway 153, being more particularly described herein.  (District 3)

d.    2014-046 Wallace and Nancy Braud (R-1 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 at 1329 and 1349 Gunbarrel Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (District 6)  (Alternate Version)

e.    2014-050 Patrick Johnson (R-1 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 5209 St. Elmo Avenue, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 7)

f.    2014-051 RTB Holdings, LLC/Parks Properties, LLC (M-3 Warehouse and Wholesale Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 614 East Main Street (at rear of parcel), more particularly described herein, from M-3 Warehouse and Wholesale Zone to C-3 Central Business Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 8)

g.    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article IV, General Regulations, Section 38-25 to establish exceptions for annexed lots not fronting public streets.

h.    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article III, Zoning and Boundaries, relative to new Division 4, BR-SO Brainerd Road Streetscape Overlay Zone.  (Districts 5 & 6)  (Revised)

VI.    Ordinances – First Reading:

VII.    Resolutions:
    
FINANCE
a.    A resolution adopting a five-year Capital Improvement Plan for Fiscal Years 2015-2019, subject to future revision; a copy of which is attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference.

HUMAN RESOURCES
b.    A resolution authorizing the appointment of Jamie McAloon Lampman as a special police officer (unarmed) for the McKamey Animal Center to do special duty as prescribed herein, subject to certain conditions.

c.    A resolution authorizing the appointment of Laurie Johnson as a special police officer (unarmed) for the McKamey Animal Center to do special duty as prescribed herein, subject to certain conditions.

POLICE
d.    A resolution authorizing the Chief of the Chattanooga Police Department to enter into a contract with Hope for the Inner City for case management and support services related to the Chattanooga Violence Reduction Initiative, for an amount not to exceed $290,000.00.
 
PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION
Transportation
e.    A resolution authorizing Adrian L. Smith to use temporarily an undeveloped portion of Mixon Street for access to a future garage to be located at the rear of property at 819 Spears Avenue, as shown on the map attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 1)

f.    A resolution authorizing Julie von Gremp to use temporarily an unopened alley way located at 701 Boylston Street, as shown on the map attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 2)

g.    A resolution authorizing John Boudreaux to use temporarily the right-of-way located at 3386 Bell Arbor Avenue for approximately 3,373± square feet concerning a force main to connect to public sanitary sewer, as shown on Exhibit “A” and photos attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 8)

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
h.    A resolution authorizing the Department of Youth and Family Development to receive funding assistance to cover approved costs of hosting the RBI (Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities) Southeast Regional Tournament in Chattanooga, Tennessee, on July 24th through July 28th, 2014, for a base total amount not to exceed $4,250.00.  (Districts 7 & 8)

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, July 22

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

XIII.    Adjournment.

Tuesday, July 22:

1.    Call to Order.
        
2.    Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Chairman Henderson).

3.    Minute Approval.

4.    Special Presentation.

”World Changers”
Presented by Vanessa Jackson with the
Department of Economic and Community Development

5.    Ordinances – Final Reading:

6.    Ordinances – First Reading:

7.    Resolutions:
    
HUMAN RESOURCES
a.    A resolution authorizing the appointment of Matt Stone as a special police officer (unarmed) for the City of Chattanooga Department of Water Quality, to do special duty as prescribed herein, subject to certain conditions.

b.    A resolution authorizing the appointment of Shaun Wade as a special police officer (unarmed) for the City of Chattanooga Department of Economic and Community Development, to do special duty as prescribed herein, subject to certain conditions.

c.    A resolution authorizing the appointment of Glenn Atterton 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.

d.    A resolution authorizing the appointment of David Massengale 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.

e.    A resolution authorizing an increase in Purchase Order Number 522050 to ING Group Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance to pay for the June 2014 invoice for covered salary and long term disability (LTD) insurance and an FMLA Leave Management Service and will offer City employees voluntary benefits to include short term disability and supplemental life and AD&D insurance, in the amount of $101,000.00, for a total amount of $613,175.00.

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
f.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Youth and Family Development to enter into school bus contract agreements with the below-listed school bus drivers to drive participants to various recreation centers on field trips, for a total amount of $14,420.00 for July, 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, July 29

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

13.    Adjournment.



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