Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Friday, March 22, 2019

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda:

I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval.

IV. Special Presentation.

Proclamation “National Vietnam War Veterans Day”
By Councilman Chip Henderson

V. Ordinances – Final Reading: (None)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

LEGAL

a. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 2, Article II, Division 2,
Section 2-49, relating to Legal Liability Claims.

(Sponsored by Chairman Smith)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

b. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 4, Article II, Rules,
Regulations, Criteria, Standards, Section 4-41, Rules Adopted and Chapter 20, Article
II, Health Nuisances, by adding Sections 20-29 through 20-32, relating to Noxious
Odors and Nuisances. (Sponsored by Chairman Smith)
An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 4, Article II, Rules,
Regulations, Criteria, Standards, Section 4-41, Rules Adopted and Chapter 20, Article
II, Health Nuisances, by adding Sections 20-29 through 20-32, relating to Noxious
Odors and Nuisances. (Alternate Version)

VII. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Economic and
Community Development to accept a grant sponsored by the Footprint Foundation to
support the mentorship component of the Public Art Division’s City Artist Program,
in the amount of $30,000.00.

b. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Economic and
Community Development to accept the donation of funds raised by the Community
Foundation of Greater Chattanooga for the Fallen Five Memorial Fund to the City of
Chattanooga for use in constructing the Fallen Five Memorial, “Wreath of Honor” by
Shane Albritton and Norman Lee in the Tennessee Riverpark.

c. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointments to the Chattanooga Public Art
Commission.

FINANCE

d. A resolution authorizing the redemption of certain City of Chattanooga, Tennessee
General Obligation Bonds.

VIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

X. Committee Reports.

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

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, APRIL 2, 2019
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
6:00 PM

1. Call to Order.

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

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

5. Ordinances – Final Reading:

LEGAL

a. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 2, Article II, Division 2,
Section 2-49, relating to Legal Liability Claims. (Sponsored by Chairman Smith)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

b. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 4, Article II, Rules,
Regulations, Criteria, Standards, Section 4-41, Rules Adopted and Chapter 20, Article
II, Health Nuisances, by adding Sections 20-29 through 20-32, relating to Noxious
Odors and Nuisances. (Sponsored by Chairman Smith)
An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 4, Article II, Rules,
Regulations, Criteria, Standards, Section 4-41, Rules Adopted and Chapter 20, Article
II, Health Nuisances, by adding Sections 20-29 through 20-32, relating to Noxious
Odors and Nuisances. (Alternate Version)

6. Ordinances – First Reading: (None)

7. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Economic and
Community Development to enter into an agreement with Judge Walter Williams to
serve as a public officer and to conduct demolition hearings for a twelve (12) month
period, with the option to extend the agreement an additional three (3) terms of
twelve (12) months in length, for a total period not to exceed forty-eight (48) months.

b. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a First Amendment and Renewal of
License Agreement, in substantially the form attached, with River City Ducks, LLC
for the non-exclusive use of the Ross’ Landing ramp.

c. A resolution to temporarily suspend the application and enforcement of the
International Energy Conservation Code, 2012 Edition, as it applies to one and two
family dwellings and townhouses and to instead apply and enforce the 2009 Edition
of said code.

GENERAL GOVERNMENT

d. A resolution to amend Resolution No. 29833 adopted on March 12, 2019, adopting
new Rules of Operation for the Chattanooga City Council.
A resolution to amend Resolution No. 29833 adopted on March 12, 2019, adopting
new Rules of Operation for the Chattanooga City Council. (Alternate Version)

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

e. A resolution authorizing the Department of Information Technology to accept, on
behalf of Brent Messer and Brian Silvenis comped registrations for the GOOGLE
Cloud Next Conference 2019 to be held April 9, 2019 through April 11, 2019, in the
amount of $1,967.00.

PLANNING

f. JRD Properties, LLC/BHEE, LLC d/b/a Island Point Wine & Spirits (Special
Exceptions Permit). A resolution approving a Special Exceptions Permit for an
existing liquor store, change in ownership, located at 5987 Brainerd Road. (District
6)

POLICE

g. A resolution authorizing the Chief of the Chattanooga Police Department to execute a
one year contract with Forensic Logic, for the purpose of maintaining the CopLink
Software platform, as well as complementary data integration services, to be active
from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, for a total cost of maintenance and
services not to exceed $39,307.00.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

h. A resolution authorizing the award of Contract No. Y-18-002-201 to JDH Company,
Inc. of Chattanooga, TN, Replacement Roofing System for Heritage House
Community Center, in the amount of $167,216.20, with a contingency amount of
$20,000.00, for an amount not to exceed $187,216.20. (District 4)

i. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
execute a “Paving for Pizza” Agreement and to accept a monetary donation sponsored
by Domino’s Pizza to fill potholes within the City, subject to certain conditions, for a
total amount not to exceed $5,000.00.

j. A resolution to authorize year three (3) of a four (4) year term for the on-call blanket
contract(s) for Geo-Environmental Consulting and Construction Materials Testing
Services, Contract No. E-16-007-301, with the following firms: (1) Geoservices,
LLC; (2) K.S. Ware and Associates, LLC; (3) S&ME, Inc.; (4) Stantec Consulting
Services, Inc.; (5) Terracon Consultants, Inc.; and (6) Thompson Engineering, Inc.;
based on the three (3) services categories of geotechnical, construction materials
testing, and environmental services that each consultant qualified for, the renewal of
the six (6), one (1) year blanket contracts for professional services estimated at
$400,000.00 total annually for all six (6) professional firms for use by all
departments.

Transportation

k. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to
apply for and, if awarded, accept a grant from the Riverview Foundation for
expansion of the bike Chattanooga electric bicycle fleet, in the amount of $80,000.00.

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.

a. BHEE, LLC d/b/a Island Point Wine & Spirits - Certificate of Compliance
(District 6)

10. Committee Reports.

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

12. Adjournment.


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