Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Friday, October 26, 2018

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday:

I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval.

IV. Special Presentation.

PUBLIC HEARING ON STEEP SLOPES

V. 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.

VI. 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)

VII. 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.

VIII. Purchases. (None)

IX. 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)

X. Committee Reports.

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

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2018
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
4:00 PM

1. Call to Order.

2. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Byrd).

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

5. Ordinances – Final 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)

6. Ordinances – First Reading: (None)

7. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Short Term Vacation Rentals

a. 2018-17 Pat Hangstefer. A resolution approving Short Term Vacation Rental
Application No. 18-STVR-00005 for property located at 4618 Tennessee Avenue.
(District 7)

b. 2018-18 John & Sarah Murphy. A resolution approving Short Term Vacation Rental
Application No. 18-STVR-00072 for property located at 801 S. Scenic Highway.
(District 7)

c. 2018-19 Rush & Hannah Feldhacker. A resolution approving Short Term Vacation
Rental Application No. 18-STVR-00087 for property located at 128 W. 17th Street.
(District 7)

d. 2018-20 Matthew W. Raulston. A resolution approving Short Term Vacation Rental
Application No. 18-STVR-00103 for property located at 501 Tucker Street. (District
2)

MAYOR’S OFFICE

e. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s reappointment of Amy Jenkins and the
appointments of Joyce Jackson and Silvia Ramos to the Chattanooga Department of
Youth and Family Development Board.

f. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Jenny Simpkins and Holly
Richeson to the Wastewater Regulations and Appeals Board.

g. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s reappointment of Christopher P. Keene to the
Beer and Wrecker Board.

h. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s reappointment of Anne Wilkins to the Carter
Street Corporation.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

i. A resolution authorizing the appointments of Rebecca Baecker, Michael Dupre, and
Damon Buxton as special police officers (unarmed) for the Chattanooga Area
Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA), to do special duties as prescribed
herein, subject to certain conditions.

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.

10. Committee Reports.

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

12. Adjournment.


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