Upcoming East Ridge City Council Meeting Agenda

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Here is the agenda for the East Ridge City Council meeting on July 24:

1.    Call to Order

2.    Invocation –  Rev. Richard Jones, Fairview Baptist Church

3.    A.    Roll Call

    B.    Presentation to Name Fields at Camp Jordan Park

4.    Consent Agenda:

    A.    Approval of Minutes July 10 Agenda Work Session

    B.

    Approval of Minutes July 10 Council Meeting

    C.    Approval of June 2014 Financial Statement

5.    Communication from Citizens

6.    Communication from Councilmembers

7.    Communication from City Manager/Staff

8.    Old Business:

    A.    ORDINANCE NO. 976 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EAST RIDGE, TENNESSEE TO AMEND THE ZONING REGULATIONS AND THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF EAST RIDGE, TENNESSEE TO REZONE THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1516 TOMBRAS AVENUE FROM R-1 RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TO R-3 RESIDENTIAL APARTMENT DISTRICT (1st reading – tabled on July 10)

9.    New Business:

    A.    ORDINANCE NO. 975 – Public Hearing
    B.    ORDINANCE NO. 975 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EAST RIDGE, TENNESSEE TO AMEND THE ZONING REGULATIONS AND THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF EAST RIDGE, TENNESSEE TO REZONE THE PROPERTIES LOCATED AT 511 AND 517 FRAWLEY ROAD FROM A-1 AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT AND R-1 RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TO RZ-1 ZERO LOT LINE RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT (1st reading)

    C.    ORDINANCE NO. 977 – Public Hearing
    D.    ORDINANCE NO. 977 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EAST RIDGE, TENNESSEE TO AMEND THE ZONING REGULATIONS AND THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF EAST RIDGE, TENNESSEE TO REZONE THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1511 MAXWELL ROAD FROM R-1 RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT TO O-1 OFFICE DISTRICT (1st reading)

    E.    ORDINANCE NO. ____ – Amending City Code, Title 9, Chapter 2,  Peddlers/Solicitors, Etc. - Peddlers Going Door to Door be Required to Wear Identification Lanyard and Have Magnetic ID on Vehicle (1st reading)  

    F.    RESOLUTION NO. 2407 - A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EAST RIDGE, TENNESSEE, AMENDING THE “MASTER LIST OF ROADS AND SPEED LIMITS” SO AS TO CHANGE THE ROADWAY NAME FOR BELVOIR CIRCLE DRIVE TO BARLOW WAY

    G.    RESOLUTION NO. 2408 – A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EAST RIDGE, TENNESSEE, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH SOUTHEAST TENNESSEE DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (SETDD) TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL GRANT ADMINISTRATION SERVICES FOR THE TDEC CLEAN ENERGY GRANT.

    H.    RESOLUTION NO. ______ - A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF EAST RIDGE, TENNESSEE, REGARDING INSTALLATION OF A TRAFFIC SIGNAL AT MCDONALD ROAD AND SLATER ROAD.

    I.    Discussion of Proposals for Market Analysis, Strategic Planning and Retail Recruitment Services

    J.    Approval to Obtain Bids for Zero Turn Mower for Camp Jordan Park

10.    Adjourn



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Unbeaten Fairyland Clinches Red Division Swim Title

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