Upcoming City Council Agendas

Friday, August 29, 2014

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda:

I.    Call to Order.

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

III.    Minute Approval.    
        
IV.    Special Presentation.

V.        Ordinances – Final Reading:    

VI.    Ordinances – First Reading:

VII.

    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 to 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)

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, Sept. 9.

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

XIV.    Adjournment.

Tuesday, Sept. 9

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

3.    Minute Approval.

4.    Special Presentation.

5.    Ordinances – Final Reading:

6.    Ordinances – First Reading:

PLANNING
a.    2014-083 Carl Buch/Les Lazarus (R-1 Residential Zone to R-2 Residential Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 319 Pine Ridge Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-2 Residential Zone.  (Recommended for denial by Planning and Staff)  (District 1)

b.    2013-144 Napier Associates and Gunbarrel Partners (R-1 Residential Zone and C-4 Planned Commerce Center Zone to MXU Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 2418, 2424, 2428, and 2440 Elam Lane and 2501, 2511, 2515, 2519, and 2527 Gunbarrel Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone and C-4 Planned Commerce Center Zone to MXU Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 4)

2013-144 Napier Associates and Gunbarrel Partners (R-1 Residential Zone and C-4 Planned Commerce Center Zone to MXU Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 2418, 2424, 2428, and 2440 Elam Lane and 2501, 2511, 2515, 2519, and 2527 Gunbarrel Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone and C-4 Planned Commerce Center Zone to MXU Zone.  (Applicant Version)

c.    2013-145 Gunbarrel Partners (R-1 Residential Zone to C-4 Planned Commerce Center Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 2515, 2519, and 2527 Gunbarrel Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to C-4 Planned Commerce Center Zone.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 4)


d.    2014-086 MAP Engineers, LLC/Heatec, Inc. (M-1 Manufacturing Zone to O-1 Office Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 5200 Wilson Road, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to O-1 Office Zone, and so as to Lift Condition No. 1 from Ordinance No. 11820 and replace with conditions thereto.  (Recommended for denial by Planning and Staff but recommend to lift condition)  (District 7)

2014-086 MAP Engineers, LLC/Heatec, Inc. (M-1 Manufacturing Zone to O-1 Office Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 5200 Wilson Road, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to O-1 Office Zone.  (Applicant Version)

e.    2014-023 Elemi Architecture, LLC/Matt Winget/Paul Teruya/ALC Holdings, LLC (R-1 Residential Zone, R-2 Residential Zone, and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 1690 Silvels Lane, 109 Old Mountain Road, and 1605 W. 39th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone, R-2 Residential Zone, and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone, to be approved as amended per site plan at Planning Commission.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 7)

f.    2014-077 Allen Jones/Watkins Street Project, LLC (R-2 Residential Zone, M-1 Manufacturing Zone, and M-2 Light Industrial Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 1700 and 1800 Watkins Street and 2461 East 18th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone, M-1 Manufacturing Zone, and M-2 Light Industrial Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions.  (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)  (District 9)

2014-077 Allen Jones/Watkins Street Project, LLC (R-2 Residential Zone, M-1 Manufacturing Zone, and M-2 Light Industrial Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone).  An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 1700 and 1800 Watkins Street and 2461 East 18th Street, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone, M-1 Manufacturing Zone, and M-2 Light Industrial Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone.  (Applicant Version)

g.    An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article V, Division 14, UGC Urban General Commercial Zone, Section 38-201, Intent, and Sections 38-207 through 38-213, Division 29, Off-Street Parking and Loading Space Requirements, Section 38-473(12).

7.    Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
a.    A resolution to make certain findings relating to the Van De Wiele, Inc. Project, to delegate certain authority to the Industrial Development Board of the City of Chattanooga, and to authorize the Mayor to enter into and execute an agreement for Payments in Lieu of Ad Valorem Taxes.
    
HUMAN RESOURCES
b.    A resolution authorizing the appointment of Matthew Duggan as a special police officer (unarmed) for the McKamey Animal Center to do special duty as prescribed herein, subject to certain conditions.  

POLICE
c.    A resolution authorizing the Chief of the Chattanooga Police Department to enter into an agreement with TriTech Software Systems for annual support and maintenance of the RMS System for the period of July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015, for an amount not to exceed $251,219.35.

d.    A resolution authorizing the Chief of the Chattanooga Police Department to enter into an agreement with Insight Public Sector for the annual contract renewal for the support and maintenance of the Arbitrator in-car video system, for an amount not to exceed $31,801.90.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation
e.    A resolution authorizing Four Bridges Outfitters c/o Lynn Bartoletti to use temporarily a 4 ft. x 4 ft. sign that extends above a City sidewalk located at 315 N. Market Street, as shown on the photo attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 1)

f.    A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to accept payment and enter into a Development Agreement (T-14-012) with the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for materials for a flashing pedestrian crosswalk at East 5th Street, East of Douglas Street, in the amount of $12,000.00.  (District 2)

g.    A resolution authorizing Sekisui Chattanooga c/o Kunikazu Shibata to use temporarily the land between the building and sidewalk of 1120 Houston Street for a patio for customers visiting Sekisui Chattanooga, as shown on the photo attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions.  (District 8)

h.    A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for Yerbey Concrete Construction relative to Contract No. E-13-003-201, City Sidewalk Requirements, used to supplement existing sidewalk requirements contract, for an increased amount of $225,507.23, for a total amount of $475,507.23.

i.    A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 2 for Yerbey Concrete Construction relative to Contract No. E-12-002-201, City Sidewalk Requirements, to finish the existing scope of work and to expand the allocated Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, for an increased amount of $96,225.00, for a total amount of $625,030.33.

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. 16

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

13.    Adjournment.
    

 


Chattanooga Railroad Series: The Unfinished Line To Stevenson (Part 5)

Some of the most interesting evidences of the never-finished "Stevenson Extension" can still be seen in the vicinity of Jasper and South Pittsburg, Tn. This was the line that Southern Railway started between Stevenson, Ala., and Chattanooga in 1905 and then abruptly halted in October 1907. The section in Marion County is still known by many today as "the Old Southern Grade." ... (click for more)

Severe Storms In South May Create Holiday Travel Chaos

AccuWeather reports rain and thunderstorms, some capable of producing severe weather, will affect much of the South from  Tuesday  into Christmas Eve.   Despite this week being the first week of winter, it may seem like spring in the South for a day or two. The rain and storms will be spawned by a Christmas Eve storm as it gains strength and begins ... (click for more)

Please Don't Close The Piccadilly Cafeteria At Hamilton Place - And Response

Oh, no. The Piccadilly Cafeteria at Hamilton Place is closing.  Its last day is Christmas Eve.  I will miss the great food they have there but most of all I will miss their servers, cashiers and waitresses.  They are all so friendly and accommodating.  They make it like it’s a home-style restaurant. I sure wish there was some way that Hamilton Place and ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: 10 Tasks For This Week

In 1993 a 95-year-old man named William Snell created a list called “Life’s Little Instructions.” His list has swirled around in the Internet ever since and it is, indeed, a delightful checklist to keep us focused in the right direction. Curiously, when I read over it this past weekend, it dawned on me that if each of us would try to accomplish just 10 items on Mr. Snell’s list ... (click for more)

Baulkman Powers Tennessee Past Mercer, 64-54

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.  – In a rematch of last season's NCAA Tournament meeting, Tennessee once again came out on top against Mercer.   This time the Vols rode their stout defense and sharp-shooting from newcomer  Devon Baulkman  to the 64-54 victory over the Bears, improving to 5-0 at home. Tennessee won its second game in a row to improve to ... (click for more)

Hawks Defeat Riverdale, 55-43, For Rhea Title

EVENSVILLE, Tenn. – Hamilton Heights had a chance to win the boys and girls title in the Rhea County Holiday Hoops tournament Saturday night. The Hawks delivered. The Lady Hawks came up short. Once-beaten Hamilton Heights, getting pivotal back-to-back 3-pointers by Silas Adheke and Joan Duran in the final two minutes and sterling efforts by Ezekiel Balogun and Abdulhakim ... (click for more)