Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Friday, April 19, 2019

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday:

I. Call to Order.

II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Ledford).

III. Minute Approval.

IV. Special Presentation.

Proclamation - “ Healthier Tennessee Communities Week ”
By Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod

Proclamation - “ Child Abuse Prevention Month: Five Days of Action ”
By Chairman Erskine Oglesby, Jr.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading : (None)

VI.

Ordinances – First Reading :

PLANNING

a. 2019-024 John Smotherman (R-1 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial
Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7315 Tyner Road and 7445 Lee
Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to C-2
Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions. (District 6)
(Recommended for approval by Planning) (Deferred from 4/9/19)
2019-024 John Smotherman (R-1 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial
Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7315 Tyner Road and 7445 Lee
Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to C-2
Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions. (Staff Version)
2019-024 John Smotherman (R-1 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial
Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7315 Tyner Road and 7445 Lee
Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to C-2
Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions. (Alternate Version)
2019-024 John Smotherman (R-1 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial
Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7315 Tyner Road and 7445 Lee
Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to C-2
Convenience Commercial Zone. (Applicant Version)

VII. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding, in
substantially the form attached, with River City Company for non-exclusive rights to
sponsor events at Miller Park up to $50,000.00 per year for a period of forty (40)
years in exchange for raising funds for the renovation of Miller Park.

b. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Economic and
Community Development to apply for, and if awarded, accept an Experience Matters
Grant from Cities of Service, for an amount not to exceed $25,000.00.

SHORT TERM VACATION RENTAL APPLICATIONS

c. 2019-16 Jeffrey & Katelyn Rau (Short Term Vacation Rental). A resolution
approving Short Term Vacation Rental Application No. 19-STVR-00014 for property
located at 514 Crewdson Street. (District 2) (Deferred from 4/16/19)

d. 2019-18 Margaret Sibley/Niloofar Fallah (Short Term Vacation Rental). A resolution
approving Short Term Vacation Rental Application No. 19-STVR-00011 for property
located at 1601 E. 13th Street. (District 8) (Deferred from 4/16/19)

FINANCE

e. A resolution authorizing the City Finance Department to renew the contract with
Nationwide Recovery Service for one (1) year to provide collection agency services
for the City of Chattanooga.

HUMAN RESOURCES

f. A resolution authorizing the Chief Human Resources Officer, Beverly Moultrie, to
enter into an agreement with Industrial/Organizational Solutions (I/O Solutions) for
the purpose of administration of Police Sergeant, Police Lieutenant, and Police
Captain promotional testing, for an amount not to exceed $100,120.00.

PLANNING

g. A resolution authorizing the adoption of the White Oak Mountain Area Plan.
(Deferred from 4/2/19) (Districts 4 & 6)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

h. A resolution authorizing approval to Talley Construction relating to Contract No.
W-13-001-201, Purchase Order No. 520532, for Final Pay Estimate 6, for an
increased amount of $35,399.40. (Districts 5 & 6)

i. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 2 for Jacobs Engineering
Group relative to Contract No. W-17-006-101, Program Management for Consent
Decree Implementation, a Consent Decree Project, for the renewal of year three (3) of
the five (5) year program, in the amount of $2,396,272.62, for a revised contract
amount of $6,462,785.62. (Consent Decree)

j. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with Hamilton County
relative to the Courts Community Service Program for Fiscal Year 2019-2020
between the City of Chattanooga and Hamilton County, for an amount not to exceed
$60,000.00.

XIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

X. Committee Reports.

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

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, APRIL 30, 2019
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
6:00 PM

1. Call to Order.

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

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

Proclamation - “ Boys Leadership Summit ”
By Councilwoman Demetrus Coonrod

5. Ordinances – Final Reading :

PLANNING

a. 2019-024 John Smotherman (R-1 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial
Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7315 Tyner Road and 7445 Lee
Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to C-2
Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions. (District 6)
(Recommended for approval by Planning) (Deferred from 4/9/19)
2019-024 John Smotherman (R-1 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial
Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7315 Tyner Road and 7445 Lee
Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to C-2
Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions. (Staff Version)
2019-024 John Smotherman (R-1 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial
Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7315 Tyner Road and 7445 Lee
Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to C-2
Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions. (Alternate Version)
2019-024 John Smotherman (R-1 Residential Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial
Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7315 Tyner Road and 7445 Lee
Highway, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to C-2
Convenience Commercial Zone. (Applicant Version)

6. Ordinances – First Reading :

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 11, Article XX,
Short Term Vacation Rental Certificate.

b. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 26, Article I, Section 26-22,
by deleting the caption “Reserved” and adding a new heading entitled,
“Non-Motorized Watercraft Public Launch Access”.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

c. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 26, Section 26-3
relating to operation of vehicles in parks; Chapter 26, Section 26-4 relating to reckless
speeds; Chapter 24, Section 24-33 relating to overtaking and passing of vehicles
proceeding in the same direction; and Chapter 24, Sections 24-511 through 24-523, to
establish rules and regulations relating to the operation of the regulation of dockless
small vehicle sharing programs.

7. Resolutions :

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Lease Agreement, in substantially
the form attached, with Dew Edney, LLC, for office space in Suite 905 of the Edney
Building, 1100 Market Street, for a term of five (5) months, at $3,000.00 per month,
for the occupancy of approximately 1,847 square feet of space for use by the Office
of Youth and Family Development for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance
Program, for a total project cost of $15,000.00. (District 8)

HUMAN RESOURCES

b. A resolution authorizing the Chief Human Resources Officer to enter into an
agreement with Gallagher Benefits Services, Inc. to conduct a compensation study for
the City of Chattanooga, in the amount of $98,500.00.

c. A resolution authorizing the Director of Human Resources to extend an existing
agreement with Unum Group to provide Group Life Insurance at the rate of ($0.119)
per $1,000.00 of covered salary and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
insurance at the rate of ($0.019) per $1,000.00 of covered salary and will offer City
employees voluntary life and (AD&D) insurance for a first of two (2) optional
renewal terms beginning July 1, 2019, at the approximate cost of $515,000.00.

d. A resolution authorizing the Director of Human Resources to extend an existing
agreement with The Hartford to provide Pension Long-Term Disability (LTD)
insurance at the rate of $0.48 per $100.00 of covered salary and a Family Medical
Leave Act (FMLA) Leave Management System at the rate of $1.85 per employee per
month and will offer City employees voluntary Short-Term Disability (STD)
insurance for first of two (2) optional renewal terms beginning $820,000.00.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

e. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
finalize the first of two optional renewals of an agreement with Club Prophet Systems
to provide city golf courses with a point of sale and tee time reservation system
annually, for an amount not to exceed $13,000.00. (Districts 5 & 6)

Transportation

f. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to
enter into an agreement with Wiser Consultants, LLC for professional services
associated with Hamilton Place Boulevard Modifications, T-18-009-101, in the
amount of $493,381.00, with a contingency amount of $49,338.10, for a total amount
of $542,719.10. (District 4)

g. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to
enter into an agreement with Machinic, Inc. for artwork creation services for Phase II
of the Patten Parkway Artwork Project, in the amount of $300,000.00. (District 8)

h. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to
enter into an agreement with P&C Construction, Inc. relative to Contract No.
D-17-019-201, for construction services associated with Patten Parkway Pedestrian
Plaza, in the amount of $3,913,688.40, with a contingency amount of $391,368.84,
for a total amount of $4,305,057.24. (District 8)

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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Breaking News

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Opinion

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