Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Friday, October 19, 2018

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday:

I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval.

IV. Special Presentation.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading:

COUNCIL OFFICE

a. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Chapters 1, 2, 6, 11, 12, 16, 18, 20,
24, 25, 26, 28, and 35, relating to archaic provisions of the City Code considered in
2018. (Sponsored by Vice-Chairman Oglesby and Chairman Smith)

PLANNING

b.

2018-177 Aza Wintersieck (M-1 Manufacturing 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 3017 Dodds Avenue, from M-1 Manufacturing
Zone to R-2 Residential Zone. (District 7) (Recommended for approval by
Planning and Staff) (Deferred from 10/9/2018)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

c. An ordinance granting a franchise to Comcast of the South to construct, operate and
maintain a cable system in the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee, for the purpose of
providing cable service; setting forth conditions accompanying the grant of the
franchise; providing for regulation and use of the system and the public rights-of-way
in conjunction with the City’s right-of-way ordinance, if any; and prescribing
penalties for the violations of the provisions herein.

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

POLICE

a. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 16, Article III, by adding a
new Section 16-58, relating to Chattanooga Housing Authority Public Safety
Officers.

b. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 24, Section 24-50,
Prohibited use of hand-held mobile telephone in marked school zone; prohibited use
of mobile telephone with hands-free device by persons under 18.

c. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 24, Section 24-443,
Lights required on motor vehicles; exceptions; regulations as to color, type and
visibility distance.

VII. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Donation Agreement, in
substantially the form attached, with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga
Area, Inc., a registered non-profit, and to execute any related documents between the
City of Chattanooga and Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga Area, Inc. for
the conveyance of properties located at Bachman Road, identified as Tax Map No.
136D-F-004. (District 8)

Short Term Vacation Rentals

b. 2018-14 Karen Hall (No. 18-STVR-00064). A resolution approving Short Term
Vacation Rental Application No. 18-STVR-00064 for property located at 317
Tremont Street. (District 2)

c. 2018-15 James M. Smith (No. 18-STVR-00073). A resolution approving Short Term
Vacation Rental Application No. 18-STVR-00073 for property located at 315
Tremont Street. (District 2)

d. 2018-16 Lindsay Resler (No. 18-STVR-00085). A resolution approving Short Term
Vacation Rental Application No. 18-STVR-00085 for property located at 5614
Alabama Avenue. (District 7)

FIRE

e. A resolution authorizing the Chief of the Chattanooga Fire Department to apply for
and, if awarded, accept a grant from the 2018 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)
which is funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in
the amount of $109,687.00.

HUMAN RESOURCES

f. A resolution authorizing the Director of Human Resources to renew the first
agreement for option to renew with Marathon Health, LLC to provide medical and
wellness services to City employees, retirees, and their dependents, for an annual
amount of $2,372,364.00.

g. A resolution authorizing Collins and Company to pay an on-the-job injury settlement
to Lloyd Jones, in accordance with the City’s injury on duty policy, in the amount of
$100,373.16.

MAYOR’S OFFICE

h. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Tanikia Jackson as Assistant
City Finance Officer effective October 1, 2018.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

i. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for Volkert &
Associates, Inc. relative to Contract No. E-13-002-103, Walnut Street Pedestrian
Bridge Rehabilitation Phases 2, 3, and 4, for an increased amount of $180,000.00, for
a revised amount not to exceed $588,400.00. (Districts 2 and 7)

j. A resolution amending Resolution No. 29221 for Norfolk Southern Railroad
Company relative to Contract No. S-09-008 for engineering and flagging services per
the agreement, Activity No. 1200922, for an increased amount of $245,055.14, for an
amount not to exceed $341,055.12. (District 7)

k. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 2 for Thomas Brothers
Construction Company, Inc. relative to Contract No. R-14-011-201, Miller Park and
District Connectivity Improvements – Phase 1, for an increased amount of
$584,301.90, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $9,424,761.10. (Districts 7
and 8)

l. A resolution authorizing payment to Westview Drive LP for a Storm and Sanitary
Sewer Easement, Temporary Construction Easement, and Staging Easement relative
to Contract No. S-15-007-501, Citico Creek Sub-Basin Combined Sewer Separation
Project – Phase 1, for Tract No. 1, property located at Tax Map No. 136O-A-001.01,
for an amount not to exceed $73,410.00. (District 8)

m. A resolution authorizing payment to Tennessee American Water Company for a
Storm and Sanitary Sewer Easement and a Construction Easement relative to
Contract No. S-15-007-503, Citico Creek Sub-Basin Combined Sewer Separation
Project – Phase 1, for Tract No. 3, property located at Tax Map No. 136P-D-001, for
an amount not to exceed $88,500.00. (District 8)

n. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
enter into an agreement with Grand Oak Riverside, LLC in conjunction with the
Storm and Sanitary Sewer Easement and Construction Easement relative to Contract
No. S-15-007-502, Citico Creek Sub-Basin Combined Sewer Separation Project –
Phase 1, for Tract No. 2, property located at Tax Map No. 136O-A-001, for an
amount not to exceed $145,775.00. (District 8)

o. A resolution authorizing the award of Contract No. S-15-007-201 to Wright Brothers
Construction Company, Inc. of Charleston, TN, Citico Creek Sub-Basin Combined
Sewer Separation Project, in the amount of $2,751,959.00, with a contingency
amount of $275,000.00, for an amount not to exceed $3,206,959.00. (District 8)

p. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for Ragan Smith
Associates, Inc. relative to Contract No. S-15-007-102, Citico Creek Sub-Basin
Combined Sewer Separation Project to implement Phase 1 construction, for an
increased amount of $377,200.00, for a revised contract amount of $752,900.00.
(District 8)

VIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

X. Committee Reports.

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

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2018
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
6:00 PM

1. Call to Order.

2. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Vice-Chairman Oglesby).

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

5. Ordinances – Final Reading:

POLICE

a. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 16, Article III, by adding a
new Section 16-58, relating to Chattanooga Housing Authority Public Safety
Officers.

b. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 24, Section 24-50,
Prohibited use of hand-held mobile telephone in marked school zone; prohibited use
of mobile telephone with hands-free device by persons under 18.

c. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 24, Section 24-443,
Lights required on motor vehicles; exceptions; regulations as to color, type and
visibility distance.

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

a. MR-2018-151 Ken Garner Enterprises and Kenneth B. Garner, Trusteee
(Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning a portion of the 1200 block of
East 28th Street to allow for site modifications to improve public safety, as detailed
on the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 8) (Recommended for
approval by Transportation, Planning, and Staff)

7. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution amending Resolution No. 29515 entitled, “A resolution authorizing the
use of Grass Buster Lawn Maintenance as primary vendor for abatement services and
AB Property Preservation as secondary vendor for abatement services,” to the
following: “A resolution authorizing the Department of Economic and Community
Development, Codes Division, to enter into an agreement with Grass Buster Lawn
Maintenance and AB Property Preservation, for an amount not to exceed $260,000.00
for property abatement services.”

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

b. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for W.O.
Construction Company, Inc. of Livingston, TN, relative to Contract No.
W-15-001-201, MBWWTP Detritors Rehabilitation, a Non-Consent Decree Project,
to release the contingency amount of $135,000.00, for a decreased amount of
$181,361.55, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $2,481,514.45. (District 1)
Transportation

c. A resolution amending Resolution No. 29631 to authorize the Administrator for the
Department of Transportation to enter into a contract with Wright Brothers
Construction Company, Inc. for construction services associated with Citywide
Resurfacing Contract No. T-18-006-201, for an amount not to exceed $3,393,383.30.

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.

a. Approval of certification for new grocery stores wishing to sell wine:

1) MAC’s Convenience Store, LLC d/b/a Circle K #2803604, 624 Hixson Pike
(District 3)

2) MAC’s Convenience Store, LLC d/b/a Circle K #2803602, 5501 Highway 153
(District 3)

3) MAC’s Convenience Store, LLC d/b/a Circle K #2803609, 6239 Highway 58
(District 6)

10. Committee Reports.

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

12. Adjournment.


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