Upcoming City Council Agenda

Friday, November 8, 2019

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda:

I. Call to Order by Chairman Oglesby.

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

III. Special Presentation.
Order of Business for City Council

IV. Minute Approval.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading: (None)

VI. Ordinances - First Reading:

PLANNING

a. 2019-0142 Michael Andrew Lewis (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 715 Merriam Street, more particularly
described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-2 Residential Zone.

(District 1)
(Recommended for denial by Planning and Staff)

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)

c. 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)

d. 2019-0140 Don Walker (R-1 Residential Zone to R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero
Lot Line Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38,
Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 8230 Iris Road, more
particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-T/Z Residential
Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone. (District 4) (Recommended for denial by
Planning and Staff)

VII. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Second Agreement to Exercise
Option to Renew with Diagnostic Radiology Consultants, P.A., in substantially the
form attached, to lease 173 sq. ft. for an x-ray examination area at the City of
Chattanooga Well Advantage Center, with rent in the amount of $250.00 per month,
for an additional term of one (1) year. (District 8)

HUMAN RESOURCES

b. A resolution authorizing the Chief Human Resources Officer to execute a final option
to renew a professional services agreement with Diagnostic Radiology Consultants,
P.A., to provide diagnostic imaging services for City employees, retirees, and their
dependents at the City of Chattanooga Well Advantage Center, beginning January 1,
2020, and ending December 31, 2020.

PLANNING

c. 2019-0138 Mattie Watson (Special Exceptions Permit). A resolution approving a
Special Exceptions Permit for a residential home for handicapped and/or aged person
for property located at 2806 Noa Street. (District 9) (Recommended for approval
by Planning and Staff)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

d. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a proposal with the Tennessee
Department of Transportation (TDOT) for State Project No. 33021-4233-04, Federal
Project No. ER-TN19-2, PIN #128678.00, SR-8 Emergency Slide Repair Retaining
Wall Design.

e. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to
enter into a new services agreement with NovoaGlobal for Traffic Infraction
Detection and Enforcement Program, in substantially the form attached.

VIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

a. JJ Spirits, LLC d/b/a JJ Liquor - Certificate of Compliance (District 7)

X. Committee Reports.

XI. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2019
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
6:00 PM

1. Call to Order by Chairman Oglesby.

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

3. Special Presentation.

Order of Business for City Council

4. Minute Approval.

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

PLANNING

a. 2019-0142 Michael Andrew Lewis (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 715 Merriam Street, more particularly
described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-2 Residential Zone. (District 1)
(Recommended for denial by Planning and Staff)

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)

c. 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)

d. 2019-0140 Don Walker (R-1 Residential Zone to R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero
Lot Line Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38,
Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 8230 Iris Road, more
particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-T/Z Residential
Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone. (District 4) (Recommended for denial by
Planning and Staff)

6. 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)

7. 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.

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 (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)

j. A resolution authorizing the street name change on UTC Campus between East 4th 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)

k. 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.

l. 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.

m. 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.

n. 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.

o. 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.

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.

10. Committee Reports.

11. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

12. Adjournment.


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Breaking News

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Opinion

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Sports

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