Upcoming City Council Agenda

Friday, November 15, 2019

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda:

I. Call to Order by Chairman Oglesby.

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

III. Special Presentation.

Order of Business for City Council

IV. Minute Approval.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading:

PLANNING

a. 2019-0136 Jay Simpson (R-5 Residential Zone to M-2 Light Industrial Zone). An
ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance,
so as to rezone part of property located at 4913 Adams Road, more particularly
described herein, from R-5 Residential Zone to M-2 Light Industrial Zone.

(District
3) (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

VI. Ordinances - First Reading:

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

a. MR-2019-139 Hixson Investors, LLC (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and
abandoning a sewer easement located in the 5800 block of Highway 153, as detailed
on the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (Districts 1 & 3)
(Recommended for approval by Public Works)

b. MR-2019-0103 Map Engineers ? Mike Price (Abandonment). An ordinance closing
and abandoning a sewer easement located at 713 Hamilton Avenue, as detailed on the
attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 2) (Recommended for
approval by Public Works)

c. MR-2019-0013 ASA Engineering & Consulting, Inc. ? Micah Duffey
(Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning a sewer easement located in
the 1200 block of East 13th Street, as detailed on the attached map. (District 8)
(Recommended for approval by Public Works)

d. MR-2019-0130 ASA Engineering & Consulting, Inc. ? Micah Duffey
(Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning a sewer easement located in
the 2200 block of Fagan Street, as detailed on the attached map, subject to certain
conditions. (District 8) (Recommended for approval by Public Works)

VII. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution to amend Resolution No. 29347 with the artists, RE: site Studio, Shane
Allbritton, and Norman Lee, LLC, for additional scope related to the artwork creation
and installation services for the Fallen Five Memorial Project, for an increased
amount of $28,147.00, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $778,147.00.

SHORT TERM VACATION RENTAL APPLICATIONS

b. 2019-34 Margaret Sibley/Nillofar Fallah. A resolution approving a Short Term
Vacation Rental Application No. 19-STVR-00112 for property located at 1601 E.
13th Street. (District 8)

c. 2019-35 Todd Henon Properties/Lakeland, LLC. A resolution approving a Short
Term Vacation Rental Application No. 19-STVR-00157 for property located at 2006

E. 14th Street. (District 8)

FINANCE

d. A resolution authorizing the Chief Operating Officer to enter into a contract with
Tyler Tech (previously named Socrata) in order to provide open data, data
visualization, and performance analytics platform for the City of Chattanooga, in the
amount of $135,000.00, with an option to renew for one (1) additional one (1) year
period, with annual amounts up to $135,000.00 each.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

e. A resolution authorizing the Chief Information Officer to renew the City’s existing
blanket contract with AST Corporation for eighteen (18) months, beginning
November 28, 2019 and ending April 1, 2021, with an annual spend limit not to
exceed $600,000.00 per twelve (12) month period.

POLICE

f. A resolution setting a hearing on the Ordinance relating to the Charter Amendment
for the Police Advisory and Review Committee for no later than July 7, 2020.
(Sponsored by Councilwoman Coonrod and Councilman Gilbert)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

g. A resolution authorizing the award of Contract No. S-17-028-201 to Thomas Brothers
Construction Company, Inc. of Hixson, TN, Mountain Creek Stream Restoration, in
the amount of $697,212.58, plus a contingency amount of $34,860.00, for a total
amount of $732,072.58. (District 1)

h. A resolution authorizing the street renaming the unopened, unnumbered block of
Grove Street to the 1400 block of Stoneknot Way. (District 2)

i. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 with Tradebe
Environmental Services relative to Contract No. E-16-006-202, the former
Lupton City Mill Asbestos Abatement Project, for an increased amount to be
determined, plus a contingency amount to be determined, for a revised contract
amount to be determined. (District 2) (Added by permission of Vice-Chairman
Henderson and Councilman Mitchell)

j. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 (Final) for JDH
Company, Inc. of Chattanooga, TN, relative to Contract No. Y-19-002-201,
Replacement Roofing System for Hixson YFD Center, for an increased amount of
$3,755.00, to release the remaining contingency amount of $20,245.00, for a revised
contract amount of $248,268.00. (District 3)

k. A resolution authorizing the street name change on UTC Campus between East 4
th Street and Palmetto Street from the 400-499 block of Mabel Street to the 400-499
block of Mocs Alumni Drive and renaming the 600-899 blocks of East 5th Street to
the 600-899 blocks of Mocs Alumni Drive. (District 8)

l. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
execute the Consent to Assignment of all purchase orders for Vendor No. 376308,
TWH Architects, Inc. to MBI Companies, Inc. relative to Purchase Order No. 552219
for on-call architectural services, Contract No. E-18-007-101.

m. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
renew Contract No. E-18-009-101, on-call blanket contract(s) for mechanical,
electrical, plumbing, and engineering services for year two (2) of four (4) with (1)
Campbell and Associates, Inc.; and (2) March Adams and Associates, Inc., for year
two (2) of a four (4) year term, with these two (2) professional firms estimated at
$200,000.00 total annually, for use by all departments.

n. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
renew Contract No. E-18-007-101 on-call blanket contract(s) for architectural
services for year two (2) of four (4) with (1) Allen and Hoshall, Inc.; (2) Artech
Design Group, Inc.; (3) Derthick Henley and Wilkerson Architects, PLLC; (4)
Franklin Architects; (5) Rardin and Carroll Architects, Inc.; and (6) MBI Company,
Inc. (formerly TWH Architects, Inc.), for year two (2) of a four (4) year term, with
these six (6) professional firms estimated at $1,250,000.00 total annually for use by
all departments.

o. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
renew on-call blanket contract for structural engineering services, Contract No.
E-18-008-101 for year two (2) of four (4) with (1) Allen and Hoshall, Inc.; (2) Alfred
Benesch and Company; (3) CTI Engineers, Inc.; (4) Estes Russell Engineering, Inc.;
(5) Integrated Structural Services, Inc.; (6) March Adams and Associates, Inc.; and
(7) Volkert, Inc., for year two (2) of a four (4) year term with these seven (7)
professional firms estimated at $200,000.00 total annually, for use by all departments.

p. A resolution authorizing the Department of Public Works to enter into a Public
Private Partnership Agreement with Waterways (formerly Caribbean Sea, Inc.,
Caribbean Student Environmental Alliance) for continued development of the My
Tennessee and Adopt-A-Waterway programs over a two (2) year term for the water
quality program, for an amount not to exceed $60,000.00.

VIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

X. Committee Reports.

XI. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2019
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
6:00 PM

1. Call to Order by Chairman Oglesby.

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

3. Special Presentation.
Order of Business for City Council

4. Minute Approval.

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

a. MR-2019-139 Hixson Investors, LLC (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and
abandoning a sewer easement located in the 5800 block of Highway 153, as detailed
on the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (Districts 1 & 3)
(Recommended for approval by Public Works)

b. MR-2019-0103 Map Engineers ? Mike Price (Abandonment). An ordinance closing
and abandoning a sewer easement located at 713 Hamilton Avenue, as detailed on the
attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 2) (Recommended for
approval by Public Works)

c. MR-2019-0013 ASA Engineering & Consulting, Inc. ? Micah Duffey
(Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning a sewer easement located in
the 1200 block of East 13th Street, as detailed on the attached map. (District 8)
(Recommended for approval by Public Works)

d. MR-2019-0130 ASA Engineering & Consulting, Inc. ? Micah Duffey
(Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning a sewer easement located in
the 2200 block of Fagan Street, as detailed on the attached map, subject to certain
conditions. (District 8) (Recommended for approval by Public Works)

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 11, Article XX,
Short Term Vacation Rental Certificate in connection with an annual review.

PLANNING

b. 2019-0137 John Wise (Lift Condition). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City
Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to lift Condition “D” (Walkway
between alley and Tucker Street and work with the Transportation Department on
planned connection) of Ordinance Number 13367 of previous Case Number
2018-150, more particularly described herein. (District 2) (Recommended for
approval by Planning and denial by Staff) (Deferred from 11/12/2019)

PURCHASING

c. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 2, Section 2-554(a),
Competitive sealed proposals.

7. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a Quitclaim Deed to David S. Adams
for the conveyance of road rights-of-way previously abandoned by Ordinance No.
9220 on August 22, 1989, and required to resolve title issues due to the inadvertent
omission of the former rights-of-way in the deed’s legal description. (District 7)

b. A resolution approving an Economic Impact Plan for the East Chattanooga Rising
Tax Increment Financing Development Area.

c. A resolution authorizing the exemption of the City of Chattanooga from certain
procedures of the application process for tax increment financing when the City of
Chattanooga initiates a TIF application, because the City of Chattanooga is the
applicant for tax increment financing related to the redevelopment of the former
Harriet Tubman Site also known as the East Chattanooga Rising TIF Application.

d. A resolution authorizing the Mayor or his designee to enter into an agreement for the
private sale and transfer of fifteen (15) properties offered through the City of
Chattanooga Affordable Housing Initiative (AHI) for the production and preservation
of affordable housing units for a combined bid amount of $13,455.00.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

e. A resolution authorizing a spend limit increase for the existing contract with
Carahsoft Technology Corporation to provide Accela software, licensing, and
support, for a total increase of $20,281.32 for each contract year beginning May 24,
2019 through May 23, 2020, for a total contract amount of $225,000.00.

f. A resolution authorizing the Chief Information Officer to amend the City’s existing
blanket agreement with CentralSquare Technologies allowing for consolidation of
multiple items under a single agreement, mirroring the acquisition and consolidation
of multiple firms by CentralSquare, increasing the annual spend limit from
$80,000.00 to $250,000.00, with expenditures not to exceed $750,000.00.

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.

10. Committee Reports.

11. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

12. Adjournment


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