Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, August 22, 2014

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda:

I.    Call to Order.

II.   Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilwoman Berz).

III.    Minute Approval.    
        
IV.    Special Presentation.

V.        Ordinances – Final Reading:    

POLICE
a.    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 25, Article III, Sections 25-67, 25-69, 25-73, 25-75, 25-76, and 25-77 relative to unlawful noises so as to create downtown amplified music district.

  (Revised)

GENERAL GOVERNMENT
b.    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 2, Article III, Division 17, to make certain changes to the General Pension Plan relative to retired participants.

PLANNING
c.    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article V, Division 25, Residential Planned Unit Development, Section 38-393, Permitted Uses, to allow all uses permitted in the underlying zone(s) and Section 38-398. Permitted Density.  (Deferred from 8/12/2014)

d.    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)

e.    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)

VI.    Ordinances – First Reading:

VII.    Resolutions:

GENERAL SERVICES
a.    A resolution authorizing the Mayor to accept a quitclaim deed from Hamilton county conveying their interest in Tax Map Parcel Nos. 148B-B-012 and 148B-B-014 and to declare as surplus the same parcels 148B-B-012 and 148B-B-014.  (District 6)

    MAYOR’S OFFICE
b.    A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Linda Harris to the Storm Water Board.

c.    A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s re-appointment of Tom Snow to the Airport Authority.

d.    A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s re-appointments of Kevin Osteen and Michael Prater to the Historic Zoning Board.

e.    A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointments of Mariah Prescott, Elizabeth Tallman, and Craig Walker to the Tree Commission.

f.    A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Justin Strickland to the Transportation Board.

PUBLIC SAFETY
g.    A resolution to accept a donation check from Catholic Health Initiatives (d/b/a Memorial Hospital) for the Violence Reduction Initiative, in the amount of $10,000.00.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation
h.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Transportation to accept a contribution of $4,430.28 from Urban Renaissance Group, LLC (Mike Moon) towards the cost of three (3) pedestrian light poles, light fixtures at 105 and 121 W. 3rd Street at Walnut Hill Townhomes Phase One established by Contract No. T-14-009.  (District 7)

i.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Transportation to accept a contribution of $4,250.28 from Walk2Campus Properties towards the cost of three (3) pedestrian light poles, light fixtures at 863 McCallie Avenue (Ed Martin, Howerton Apartments) established by Contract No. T-14-010.  (District 8)

j.    A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an amended agreement with Hamilton County and the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for an additional $1,160,000.00 transportation enhancement grant and $290,000.00 required match from private funds for total additional funds of $1,450,000.00 for construction of the next phase of the downtown Riverwalk.

IX.    Departmental Reports:

    a)    Police.
    b)    Fire.
    c)    Economic and Community Development.
    d)    Youth and Family Development.
    e)    Transportation.
    f)    Public Works.
    g)    Finance.
    
X.    Other Business.  

XI.    Committee Reports.

XII.    Agenda Session for Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

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

XIV.    Adjournment.

Tuesday, Sept. 2:

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

3.    Minute Approval.

4.    Special Presentation.

5.    Ordinances – Final Reading:

6.    Ordinances – First Reading:

7.    Resolutions:

MAYOR’S OFFICE
a.    A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for Police Executive Research Forum relative to the contract for the Chief of Police Executive Search, for an increase of $7,661.94, for a revised contract amount of $46,661.94.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works
b.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of the Department of Public Works to execute an Amendment Number 3 to the agreement with the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (HCWWTA) and the City of Rossville, GA, relative to the Utility Planning Network for additional consultant services for billing and collection of sewer charges and authorizing the City’s share of this cost equal to 70.92% or $3,491.79, for a revised total amount not to exceed $293,235.45.

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT
c.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator of Youth and Family Development enter into an agreement with Gametime, a Playcore Company, for the purchase and installation of a PowerScape play system at the East Lake Youth and Family Development Center as part of their “Give Where We Live” Program, system valued at $170,000.00, for a final selling price of $84,844.32, in which the difference in the value and the selling price of $85,155.68 is considered a donation, and to accept a donation from the Trust for Public Land for three (3) fitness zones located at Carver, East Lake, and South Chattanooga Youth and Family Development Centers, for a value of $250,000.00.  (Districts 7, 8 & 9)

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, Sept. 9.

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

13.    Adjournment.
    

 


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