Upcoming City Council Agendas

Monday, July 21, 2014

Here is the City Council agenda for the meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at City Hall as well as the following Tuesday:

TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

6:00 PM

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I.       Call to Order.

 

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

 

III.     Minute Approval.         

                                         

IV.     Special Presentation.

 

”World Changers”

Presented by Vanessa Jackson with the

Department of Economic and Community Development

 

V.      Ordinances – Final Reading:     

VI.     Ordinances – First Reading:

 

VII.    Resolutions:

       

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a.  A resolution approving the acceptance of the Shelter Plus Care (SPC) Renewal Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in the amount of $235,899.00.

 

b.  A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Economic and Community Development to enter into agreements with Fortwood Center, Inc.; Chattanooga Cares; The AIM Center, Inc.; and Volunteer Behavioral Health System d/b/a Joseph W. Johnson, Jr. Mental Health Center, Inc. to provide rental assistance for homeless persons with disabilities.

 

GENERAL SERVICES

c.  A resolution declaring surplus of four (4) vehicles described as numbers MCKL212, MCKL514, MCKL550, and MCKL806 and further authorizing the Director of General Services to execute any and all documents necessary to convey ownership of said vehicles to the Animal Care Trust d/b/a McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center, Inc. and to terminate the related Memorandum of Understanding for the lease, maintenance, insurance, and fueling of said vehicles.  (District 2)

 

HUMAN RESOURCES

d.  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.

 

e.  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.

 

f.   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.

 

g.  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.

 

h.  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.

i.   A resolution authorizing the execution of an Amended and Restated Agreement for Animal Control Services with Animal Care Trust d/b/a McKamey Animal Center.

 

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 29, 2014.

 

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

 

XIII.    Adjournment.

TUESDAY, JULY 29, 2014

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

6:00 PM

 

1.      Call to Order.

                                             

2.      Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Mitchell).

 

3.      Minute Approval.

 

4.      Special Presentation.

 

5.      Ordinances – Final Reading:

 

PLANNING

a.  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)  (Deferred from 7/15/2014)

 

b.  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)  (Deferred from 7/15/2014)

 

6.      Ordinances – First Reading:

 

        FINANCE

a.  An ordinance to amend the Operations and Capital Improvements Budget Ordinance Nos. 12835 and 12838 for the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 2015.

7.      Resolutions:

 

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a.  A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute, on behalf of the City of Chattanooga, a Memorandum of Understanding and other agreements with the City of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee, the Industrial Development Board of the City of Chattanooga, the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC, and/or agencies of any of the foregoing relative to the Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC CrossBlue Project.

 

b.  A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute, on behalf of the City of Chattanooga, a Memorandum of Understanding and other agreements with the City of Chattanooga, State of Tennessee, Department of Economic and Community Development, the Industrial Development Board of the City of Chattanooga, Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC, and/or agencies of any of the foregoing relative to the Volkswagen Group of America Chattanooga Operations, LLC CrossBlue Project.

 

FINANCE

 

c.  A resolution expressing the intent of the City of Chattanooga to issue bonds in the aggregate amount not to exceed $20 million of the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee for the purpose of paying all or a portion of the costs of the following:  Electronic Content Management Project, Telecom/Network Upgrade, Technology Replacement, 311 CSR System Upgrade, Miller Park & MLK Streetscape, Bell School Park, Recreation & Community Centers-HVAC, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus, Highland Park-Hixson Fire Stations, Playground Improvements, Greenway Farms, ADA Repairs-Parks, Parks Asphalt Management, Parks Restrooms, Knuckleboom, Curbside Recycling Trucks, Traffic Signal Retroreflectivity, Sustainable Infrastructure, Paving, Broad Street Protected Bike Lanes, Virginia Avenue Greenway/Traffic Calming, Bridge Repair, 3rd/4th Street Improvement/Gateway Project, Bridge Repairs (City-Owned), Central Avenue Extension, Shallowford Road-Airport Road to Jersey Pike, Gunbarrel Road – Shallowford to Hamilton Run, Shepherd Rd. and W. Shepherd Rd. Improvements, YFD Building Renovations and Equipment, Washington Hills YFD Center, John A. Patten Parking Lot, Brainerd Mission Community, Tennis Court Rehab, and 3500 block of Broad Street (a/k/a St. Elmo Storm Sewer).

 

d.  A resolution to amend Resolution 27943 and so as to revise the adopted Five-Year Capital Improvement Plan for Fiscal Years 2015-2019.


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, August 5, 2014.

 

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

 

13.    Adjournment.


 

 

 


 

 


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