Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Friday, April 20, 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.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading:

PLANNING

a. 2018-035 Ronnie Rothwell (R-1 Residential Zone to E-RD-2 Residential Detached
Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, so as to rezone property located in the 500 block of May Street, more
particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to E-RD-2 Residential
Detached Zone, upon Staff recommendation.
An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, Article XVI, Downtown Chattanooga Form-Based Code, relative to
recommended improvements based on a one (1) year review.

(Staff Version)
An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, Article XVI, Downtown Chattanooga Form-Based Code, relative to
recommended improvements based on a one (1) year review. (Alternate Version)
(Co-Sponsored by Councilmen Henderson and Mitchell)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

b. MR-2017-155 ECGT, LLC ? Gabe Thomas (Abandonment). An ordinance closing
and abandoning an unopened alley off the 400 block of Ziegler Street, as detailed on
the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 1) (Recommended for
approval by Transportation) (Deferred from 1/30/18)

VII. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute the First Amendment to Property
Exchange Agreement, in substantially the form attached, with Highland Park
Commons, Inc., and authorizing payment in the amount of $50,000.00 to Highland
Park Commons, Inc. (District 9)

b. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an Agreement with Gail M. Goldman
Associates, in substantially the form attached, for public art consultant services and
the creation of a public art master plan, in the amount of $60,000.00.

c. A resolution to amend Resolution No. 29148 to enter into a primary contract with
P&D Construction and a secondary contract with Tower Construction, to increase the
amount for demolition services by $100,000.00, for an amount not to exceed
$510,000.00.

FINANCE

d. A resolution authorizing the City Treasurer to renew Purchase Order No. 526211 to
Harris Computer systems for a one (1) year renewal period for the purpose of billing
and collections of property and sewer utility services, in the amount of $131,416.40.
e. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
execute an agreement with PNC Equipment Finance, LLC for the financing of golf
carts approved on Blanket Order 547383, for a total payment in the amount of
$377,208.00 for a five (5) year period.

HUMAN RESOURCES

f. A resolution amending Resolution No. 28367 Employee Information Guide to replace
the section, Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy for Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers
(CDL) and amend the section on Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy for
Non-Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers (non-CDL) to follow the Federal Motor
Carrier Regulations governing drugs and alcohol.

LEGAL

g. A resolution authorizing the Office of the City Attorney to engage Advice Law Firm
for legal services related to the 2014 Delinquent City Taxpayers litigation.

PLANNING

h. A resolution directing Staff to develop conditional language and directing the City
Attorney’s Office on behalf of the City Council to file a rezoning request consistent
with the original request in Case No. 1980-179 and Ordinance No. 7721 with
conditions for use as a restaurant and bar and/or uses which currently exist on this
property. (Revised)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

i. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for Tri-State
Roofing Contractors, Inc. of Chattanooga, TN, relative to Contract No.
W-17-012-201, Replacement of Roofing System for Maintenance Building at
MBWWTP, for a decreased amount of $147.92, for a revised contract amount of
$113,279.00, and to release the contingency amount of $11,300.00. (District 1)

j. A resolution authorizing the award of Contract No. W-16-017-201 to J. Cumby
Construction, Inc. of Cookeville, TN, Solids Process Optimization Implementation
Phase 2 – Thickener Upgrades, a Consent Decree Project, in the amount of
$4,326,900.00, with a contingency amount of $400,000.00, for an amount not to
exceed $4,726,900.00, subject to SRF loan approval (District 1) (Consent Decree)

k. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
enter into an agreement with Club Prophet Systems relative to RFP 163109 golf
course software to provide City golf courses with a new point of sale and tee time
reservation system annually, for an amount not to exceed $13,000.00, plus a one-time
travel training and setup expense for an amount up to $1,500.00, for a total amount of
$14,500.00. (Districts 5 & 6)

l. A resolution authorizing the award of Contract No. Y-17-019-201 to Tri-State
Roofing Contractors of Chattanooga, TN, Replacement Roofing System for Shepherd
YFD Center Building, in the amount of $155,069.00, with a contingency amount of
$16,000.00, for an amount not to exceed $171,069.00. (District 6)

m. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
enter into an agreement with the Electric Power Board (EPB) for a sales order No.
118030178 for the purpose to provide a new service to the new Avondale YFD
Center by extending the 12.47 KV power lines in order to serve the required
277/480V service relative to Agreement No. Y-15-008-801, in the amount of
$30,659.73. (District 8)

n. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 2 (Final) for Volkert, Inc.
relative to Contract No. W-12-030-101, Highland Park Sewer Rehabilitation, a
Consent Decree Project, for an increased amount of $3,690.00, for the revised
contract amount of $619,832.00. (Districts 8 & 9) (Consent Decree)

o. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
enter into an agreement with AMEC Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure,
Inc. for professional services relative to Contract No. S-12-004-102, WPA Ditch
Program Phase II, for a total amount not to exceed $368,560.00.

p. A resolution authorizing payment for services incurred by utilizing the Tennessee
One-Call System, in the amount of $34,578.00.

VIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

X. Committee Reports.

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

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, MAY 1, 2018
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
6:00 PM

1. Call to Order.

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

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

5. Ordinances – Final Reading:

PLANNING

a. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, Article XVI, Downtown Chattanooga Form-Based Code, relative to
recommended improvements based on a one (1) year review. (Planning Version)
(Deferred from 4/17/18)
An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, Article XVI, Downtown Chattanooga Form-Based Code, relative to
recommended improvements based on a one (1) year review. (Staff Version)
An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, Article XVI, Downtown Chattanooga Form-Based Code, relative to
recommended improvements based on a one (1) year review. (Alternate Version)
(Co-Sponsored by Councilmen Henderson and Mitchell)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

b. MR-2017-155 ECGT, LLC ? Gabe Thomas (Abandonment). An ordinance closing
and abandoning an unopened alley off the 400 block of Ziegler Street, as detailed on
the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 1) (Recommended for
approval by Transportation) (Deferred from 1/30/18)

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

a. MR-2018-006 DreamTech Homes, LLC (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and
abandoning a sewer easement located at 1135 McNichol Lane, Tax Map No.
159O-A-026.01, as detailed on the attached map, subject to certain conditions.
(District 4) (Recommended for approval by Public Works)

7. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution declaring surplus of property located at 3300 Brannon Avenue,
identified as Tax Map No. 156P-E-016. (District 7)

b. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Donation Agreement with First
Lutheran Church, a registered non-profit, in substantially the form attached, and to
execute any related documents between the City of Chattanooga and First Lutheran
Church for the conveyance of property located at 3300 Brannon Avenue, identified as
Tax Map No. 156P-E-016, with the property to be utilized for the benefit of the
Clifton Hills community. (District 7)

MAYOR’S OFFICE

c. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s re-appointments of Jason Farmer and Velma
Wilson to the Regional Planning Commission.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

d. A resolution authorizing the award of Contract No. Y-17-017-201 to JDH Company,
Inc. of Chattanooga, TN, Replacement Roofing System for Carver YFD Center
Building, in the amount of $192,844.00, with a contingency amount of $20,000.00,
for an amount not to exceed $212,844.00. (District 8)

e. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
enter into a Joint Funding Agreement (JFA) with the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
and the City of Chattanooga to operate three (3) continuous real-time stream gages
located on North Chickamauga Creek, South Chickamauga Creek, and Chattanooga
Creek for the period beginning April 1, 2018 through March 31st
, 2019, at a total cost of
$44,200.00, with a contribution of $10,875.00 from the USGS, and $33,325.00 from the City
of Chattanooga.

f. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to renew
Contract No. S-16-011 with (1) Asa Engineering & Consulting, Inc.; (2) Barge Design
Solutions; (3) Craig Design Group; (4) Stantec; and (5) W.M. Whitaker & Associates, for one
(1) year blanket contracts with five (5) professional firms, on-call landscape architect design
services for year two (2) of two (2), estimated at $100,000.00 total annually, for all five (5)
professional firms for use by all departments.
Transportation

g. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a proposal with the Tennessee Department of
Transportation (TDOT) for State Project No. 33002-2169-44, Federal Project No.
NH-I-24-3(90), PIN #112833.00, Interchanges at SR-2 (Broad Street) and SR-58 (Market
Street) in Chattanooga Route I-24. (District 7)

h. A resolution authorizing the Chattanooga Department of Transportation to erect
commemorative secondary street name signs on Oak Street and Shallowford Road from
Glenwood Drive to Ridgeside Road, designating said portions of Oak Street and Shallowford
Road as “Glynn D. Key Way”. (District 9)

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.

a. City Attorney Report.

b. Approval of certifications regarding grocery stores wishing to sell wine:

1. Sam’s Club #8112, 6101 Lee Highway (District 6)

2. Walmart #3660, 3550 Cummings Highway (District 1)

3. Walmart #3659, 501 Signal Mountain Road (District 1)

4. Walmart #3619, 3901 Hixson Pike (District 2)

5. Walmart #1606, 5764 Highway 153 (District 3)

6. Walmart #1469, 2020 Gunbarrel Road (District 4)

7. Walmart #5143, 8101 East Brainerd Road (District 4)

8. Walmart #4671, 4110 Shallowford Road (District 5)

9. Walmart #5251, 490 Greenway View Drive (District 6)

10. Committee Reports.

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

12. Adjournment.


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