Upcoming Bradley County Commission Agenda

Friday, August 15, 2014

Here is the agenda for the upcoming Bradley County Commission on Monday:

1.  Call to order

2.  Pledge to the Flag

3.  Invocation – Toni Miles, The Caring Place

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.  Resolution 2014-33 authorizing the building inspection office to publish in the newspaper     Bradley County’s intent to adopt the 2009 International Building Codes by Reference (see
    attached) -  Commissioner Peak..    
    
    B.  Resolution 2014-34 appointing Dan Howell as the interim successor of Eric Watson for state
    of Tennessee House of Representatives District 22 beginning on September 1, 2014 (see
    attached) - Commissioner Winters

    C.  Motion to reappoint Ed Elkins to the Fire Board for a two year term expiring July 2016 –     Commissioner Caywood

    D.  Motion to refer Fire pay proposal to the Fire Board for further review – Commissioner Yarber

    E.  Motion to appoint William “Buster” Stuart to Fire Board for a two year term expiring July 2016     (see attached) –Commissioner Smith

    F.  Resolution requesting the state pay for the assistant cost to provide reasonable turnaround     times on permits (see attached) – Commissioner Elkins
    
12.  Communication from the audience

13.  Announcements

14.  Adjournment  

Next meeting – Monday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m.

Upcoming events  -

SPCA Board meeting, tonight at 7 p.m. in the Commission Room

Finance Committee, Wednesday, Aug. 20 at noon in the Mayor’s conference room

Swearing in ceremony, Friday, Aug. 29, 9 a.m. at the Courthouse Plaza


Edwin Harris, 26, Arrested For East Ridge Burglaries

East Ridge Police were dispatched on Monday at 8:44 a.m. to a call initially reported as a potential home invasion on Frawley Road. A neighbor to the victim noticed a white Cadillac sedan leave the victim’s residence. The neighbor did not recognize the vehicle and knew the victim was elderly. The neighbor believed the situation was suspicious and followed the Cadillac, eventually ... (click for more)

Cleveland Fire Department Responds To 2 Fire Calls Over The Weekend

Cleveland Fire Department Engine No. 1 responded early  Sunday  to 465 Montgomery Ave. around  7:23  a.m. on a car fire. Upon arrival crew members found a vehicle with smoke coming from the engine compartment. The fire was quickly extinguished utilizing a hose stream. The fire was contained to the vehicle and no injuries were reported. All ... (click for more)

We Need The Chattanooga History Center

Having been on several of Dr. Daryl Black's walking tours, I can say that they weren't just informative, but a treat. The downtown, Fort Wood and Ninth Street of yesteryear were brought dramatically to life. We stood on the ground where Sherman had his headquarters (near the Ice Cream Show) and the corner where Bessie Smith sang as a young girl. And we also stood beneath the ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: The Big (Un)Easy: Mardi Gras

Not since Hurricane Katrina has New Orleans had a bigger problem. When over a million visitors flood the city for the annual Mardi Gras bash over the next three weeks, there will be signs all around town and into the French Quarter that blare, “CAUTION: Walk In Large Groups. We (heart symbol) love NOPD. We Just Need More Of Them.” In other words, it appears things are quite unsettled ... (click for more)

No. 25 UTC Women Defeat Samford, 49-32

“I think it’s great for grade school kids all over the country because they will learn how to spell Chattanooga because it will be in their local paper. That’s the best thing about it. There are Chattanooga graduates all over the place and they can pick up and go to the agate page and see if Sportscenter knows how to spell.” -- UTC women’s basketball coach Jim Foster ... (click for more)

Baylor Wrestlers Set to Defend State Duals Title

Ranked No.1 in this week's wrestling poll and boasting a 22-1 season dual match record, Baylor is the favorite to win the TSSAA D-II state duals this weekend at the Williamson County Ag Expo in Franklin. Friday Jan. 30 - Baylor opens with tourney against Brentwood Academy at 3:30 p.m. in the quarterfinals and a win puts them in Friday night semis (8:30 p.m. EST) ... (click for more)