Upcoming City Council Agendas

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas:

Tuesday:

I.    Call to Order.

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

III.    Minute Approval.    
        
IV.    Special Presentation.

V.    Ordinances – Final Reading:    

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works
a.

    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 18, Article III, Sections 18-49 and 18-52 relative to service fees for collection and recyclables.

VI.    Ordinances – First 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)

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, (Applicant Version)

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. 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.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 6)  (Revised)

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.  (Applicant Version)  (Revised)

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)

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.  (Applicant Version)

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)

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.  (Applicant Version)

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.

VII.    Resolutions:
    
ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
a.    A resolution authorizing the Industrial Development Board of the City of Chattanooga to take title to certain personal property, to lease such property to Chattem Chemicals, Inc. for expansion and operation of a manufacturing facility and to enter into an Agreement for Payments in Lieu of Ad Valorem Taxes with Chattem Chemicals, Inc.

FIRE
b.    A resolution authorizing the Chief of the Chattanooga Fire Department to apply for and, if awarded, accept a grant through a partnership with Ironman Foundation and Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation, in the amount of $15,000.00.

GENERAL SERVICES
c.    A resolution authorizing the Mayor to accept a quitclaim deed conveying a tract of land located at 3501 Central Avenue known as the former site of the Charles A. Bell School from Hamilton County.  (District 7)

d.    A resolution to amend Resolution No. 26006 so as to authorize the Mayor to execute a deed and other closing documents to transfer thirty-two (32) parcels to Chattanooga-Hamilton County Hospital Authority, subject to reversion, if a stimulus grant is not approved or other deed conditions are not met.  (District 7)

HUMAN RESOURCES
e.    A resolution authorizing the appointment of Eric Michael Wyatt 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.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
f.    A resolution authorizing a Change Order concerning the contract with CDW-G (Computer Data Warehouse-Government), for the provisioning of Brocade switches and routers related to maintenance and support services, for a contract increase in the amount of $400,000.00, for a total amount not to exceed $700,000.00.

g.    A resolution to establish a Technology Replacement Fund (TRF) to serve as an internal service fund whose purpose is to effectively and efficiently acquire and manage technology on a City-wide basis utilizing best industry practices which will authorize the Chief Information Officer to establish a Technology Replacement Program (TRP) and policy for an accurate measurement of technology replacement and technology implementations.

PLANNING
h.    2014-043 Chattanooga Construction Company/Lighthouse Enterprises, LLC (Special Exceptions Permit).  A resolution approving a Special Exceptions Permit for a Proposed Residential Planned Unit Development for properties located at 5336, 5344, and 5050 Hunter Road, subject to certain conditions.  (District 6)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works
i.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to award Contract No. E-10-012-201, Brainerd Levee Certification Construction to Dillard Construction, Inc., in the amount of $325,848.00, with a contingency amount of $32,600.00, for an amount not to exceed $358,448.00.  (District 6)

Transportation
j.    A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for Volkert, Inc. relative to Contract No. E-03-007-104, Wilcox Boulevard Tunnel Modifications, to expand the project scope and for design and bidding, for an increased amount of $125,700.00.  (Districts 5 and 9)

k.    A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order Nos. 1 and 2 to Atkins North America, Inc. relative to Contract No. T-10-001-401, Countywide ITS Phase 1 and Traffic Signal Upgrades for SR-8 and I-75 SB Ramps, for an amount not to exceed $44,000.00 for Change Order No. 1 and $11,500.00 for Change Order No. 2.  (City Wide)

Youth and Family Development
l.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Youth and Family Development to renew liability and auto insurance coverage with TML Risk Management Pool for a one year period, for the amount of $39,031.00.  (District 7)
 
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 15.

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

XIII.    Adjournment.

Tuesday, July 15:

1.    Call to Order.
        
2.    Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Hakeem).

3.    Minute Approval.

4.    Special Presentation.

5.    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)

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, (Applicant Version)

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. 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.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 6)  (Revised)

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.  (Applicant Version)  (Revised)

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)

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.  (Applicant Version)

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)

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.  (Applicant Version)

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.

6.    Ordinances – First Reading:

7.    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.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation
b.    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)

c.    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)

d.    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 8)

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 22.

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

13.    Adjournment.
 


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