Upcoming Bradley County Commission Agenda

Friday, August 1, 2014

Here is the upcoming agenda for the Bradley County Commission on Monday at 7 p.m.:

1.  Call to order

2.  Pledge to the Flag

3.  Invocation – Westwood Baptist Church Pastor Steve Smart

4.  Roll Call

5.  Approval of Minutes

6.  Report from the County Mayor

7.  Consent Agenda  (See attached)

8.  Reports from Committees and/or Districts

9.  Unfinished Business

10.
Approval of Agenda

11.  New  Business
    
    A.  Motion to approve the 90 day plan recommended by the ad hoc committee on septic permits       (see attached) – Commissioner Charlotte Peak-Jones
    
    B.  Proclamation honoring Constable Jesse Hughes (see attached) – Commissioner Brian Smith

    C.  Resolution 2014-30 to rezone from Forestry/Agricultural/Residential (FAR) to General         Commercial District (C-2), property located at 117 Gilliland Drive and identified by tax map 073L     Group D parcel 013.00 (see attached) – Commissioner Mel Griffith

    D.  Resolution 2014-31 to rezone from Forestry/Agricultural/Residential (FAR) to General     Commercial (C-2), property located at 4098 Dalton Pike SE and identified by tax map 073L group     D parcel 014.00 (see attached) – Commissioner Mel Griffith

    E.  Resolution 2014-32 to rezone from General Industrial District (I-1) to General Commercial     District (C-2), property located at 4219 Spring Place Road and identified by tax map 081 parcel     016.05 (see attached) – Commissioner Mel Griffith

    F.  Motion to approve the County Attorney to review the contract with SPCA and determine     whether or not there is a breach of the contract – Commissioner Jeff Yarber

    G.  Motion to negotiate a temporary animal control contract with the City of Cleveland if it is     determined to be a breach in the contract with SPCA – Commissioner Jeff Yarber
 
12.  Communication from the audience

13.  Announcements

14.  Adjournment  

Next meeting – Monday, Aug. 11 at noon

Upcoming events  -

Finance Committee, Wednesday, August 6 at noon, Mayor’s conference room

Election Day, Thursday, Aug. 7, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Workhouse Committee, Thursday, Aug. 7 at 2:30 p.m., Mayor’s conference room

Economic Development Council, Thursday, Aug. 7 at 4 p.m., Chamber of Commerce

RESOLUTION 2014-30
RESOLUTION TO REZONE FROM FORESTRY/AGRICULTURAL/RESIDENTIAL (FAR) TO GENERAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (C-2), PROPERTY LOCATED AT 117 GILLILAND DRIVE AND IDENTIFIED BY TAX MAP: 073L GROUP: D PARCEL: 013.00

WHEREAS, Alvin Calhoun petitioned the Bradley County Planning Commission to rezone from Forestry/Agricultural/Residential (FAR) to the General Commercial District  (C-2), property located at 117 Gilliland Drive and identified by Tax Map: 073L Group: D Parcel: 013.00, and said Planning Commission on July 1, 2014 recommended that this petition be approved;

WHEREAS, Alvin Calhoun requested that the Bradley County Commission consider said petition and notice has been published in a newspaper in general circulation in Bradley County and that the County Commission will hold a public hearing on August 4, 2014, concerning the passage of this Resolution as required by law, and such hearing having been held.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the county legislative body of Bradley
County meeting in session at Bradley County, Tennessee, on the 4th day of August, 2014 that the zoning map of Bradley County, Tennessee be amended to rezone from Forestry/Agricultural/Residential (FAR) to the General Commercial District (C-2), property located at 117 Gilliland Drive and property described in Deed Book 1852, Page 90, Bradley County Register of Deed’s Office and identified by Tax Map: 073L Group: D Parcel: 013.00, as shown on the attached map.
 
This Resolution shall become effective upon adoption, the public welfare requiring it.

Adopted this 4th Day of August, 2014

APPROVED:

____________________________
Louie Alford, Chairman

ATTEST:

___________________________
Donna A. Simpson, County Clerk    



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