Upcoming City Council Agenda

Friday, September 13, 2019

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday:

I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval.

IV. Special Presentation.

Recognition of the Minority Health Fair Committee
By Chairman Erskine Oglesby, Jr.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading:

PLANNING

a. 2019-0111 Joseph Ingram (R-2 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone). An
ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance,
so as to rezone property located at 6819 McCutcheon Road, more particularly
described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone.

(District 6)
(Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

b. 2019-0095 Chazen Engineering ? Justin Tirsun (Lift Conditions). An ordinance to
amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to lift
conditions from Ordinance No. 13133, previous Case No. 2016-0175 on property
located at 6421 Shallowford Road to amend condition Nos. 1 and 2, and lifting
condition Nos. 3 and 5, more particularly described herein, subject to certain
conditions. (District 6) (Recommended for approval by Planning)

c. 2019-0094 Darren Hambrick (Lift Conditions). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga
City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to lift conditions from
Ordinance No. 13133, previous Case No. 2016-0175 on property located at 6401
Shallowford Road to amend condition Nos. 1 and 2, and lifting condition Nos. 3 and
5, more particularly described herein, subject to certain conditions. (District 6)
(Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

d. 2019-0112 Joseph Ingram (R-2 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone). An
ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance,
so as to rezone several unaddressed properties located in the 2600 block of East 19th
and East 20th Streets, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone
to R-3 Residential Zone, subject to certain conditions. (District 9) (Recommended
for approval by Planning)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

POLICE

a. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 24, Section 24-49
relating to use of hand-held mobile telephone or personal digital assistant prohibited
while driving; Chapter 24, Section 24-50-Prohibited Use of Hand-Held Mobile
Telephone in Marked School Zone; and Chapter 24, Section 24-51-Prohibited Use of
Mobile Telephone with Hands-Free Device by Persons under 18. (Sponsored by
Councilman Smith and Councilman Ledford)

VII. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an agreement to Exercise Option to
Renew with Brian M. Cotter, in substantially the form attached, for lease of a house
located at 324 Bass Road on Tax Map No. 158I-C-021.01, and further identified as
the Brown Acres Rental House, in consideration of $800.00 per month, and the
providing of security services at Brown Acres and Brainerd Golf Courses, for an
additional term of one (1) year, with an option to renew for one (1) additional term of
one (1) year. (District 6)

b. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Economic and
Community Development to enter into an agreement, in substantially the form
attached, with C.O.R.E. Associates for the design and construction of a natural
playground at East Lake Park, in the amount of $150,000.00. (District 7)

c. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Non-Profit Standard Lease Form
Agreement, in substantially the form attached, with the Forgotten Child Fund, Inc. to
lease approximately 19,516 square feet of warehouse space at 1815 E. Main Street,
identified as Tax Map No. 156B-D-009, for a term of one (1) year, with the option to
renew for three (3) additional terms of one (1) year each, for the amount of $1.00 per
year. (District 8)

SHORT TERM VACATION RENTAL APPLICATIONS

d. 2019-31 Emile Smith. A resolution approving Short Term Vacation Rental
Application No. 19-STVR-00120 for property located at 1648 Market Street.
(District 7)

e. 2019-32 Walter & Candace Sims. A resolution approving Short Term Vacation
Rental Application No. 19-STVR-00122 for property located at 3035 St. Elmo
Avenue. (District 7)

f. 2019-33 Adolph & Donna Harkins. A resolution approving Short Term Vacation
Rental Application No. 19-STVR-00123 for property located at 3039 St. Elmo
Avenue. (District 7)

LEGAL

g. A resolution amending Resolution No. 29082 adopting a public records policy to
include recent state law changes to Tenn. Code Ann. § 10-7-504(a) and to include
revised forms attached to said policy.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

h. A resolution authorizing the Department of Public Works to enter into an agreement
with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) for
financing of capital construction projects for the Department of Public Works
required by the Consent Decree for the Interceptor Sewer System (ISS), for an
amount not to exceed $30 million. (District 1) (Consent Decree)

i. A resolution authorizing the award of Contract No. M-18-002-201 to Tri-State
Roofing Contractors, LLC of Chattanooga, TN, Replacement Roofing System for the
Bessie Smith Center, in the amount of $299,544.80, plus a contingency amount of
$30,000.00, for an amount not to exceed $329,544.80. (District 8)

j. A resolution to amend Resolution No. 30018 so as to award Contract No.
S-18-012-201 to Kleenco Construction of Tennessee, Inc. of Chattanooga, TN,
Appling Street Drainage Improvements, in the amount of $1,068,084.00, with a
contingency in the amount of $100,000.00, for a total amount not to exceed
$1,168,084.00. (District 8)

k. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
execute a Mutual Operation Agreement with Birchwood II, LLC for use of certain
facilities and infrastructure at the City Landfill located at Birchwood. (County
District)

l. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
execute a contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Phase IV of the
Chattanooga Flood Preparedness Study for an amount of $300,000.00, and
authorizing the City’s 50% match in the amount of $150,000.00.

Transportation

m. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to
enter into an agreement with and accept a donation from Parkridge Medical Center,
Inc. for the value of material necessary to install improvements to the intersection of
Lyerly Street and Oak Street, for the approximate amount of $10,000.00. (Districts 8
& 9)

n. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to
enter into an agreement with SDP Corp. for construction services associated with the
Transit Stop Accessibility Project, T-15-019-201, in the amount of $524,010.48, with
a contingency amount of $52,400.00, for a total amount of $576,410.48.

VIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

X. Committee Reports.

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

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2019
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:

POLICE

a. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 24, Section 24-49
relating to use of hand-held mobile telephone or personal digital assistant prohibited
while driving; Chapter 24, Section 24-50-Prohibited Use of Hand-Held Mobile
Telephone in Marked School Zone; and Chapter 24, Section 24-51-Prohibited Use of
Mobile Telephone with Hands-Free Device by Persons under 18. (Sponsored by
Councilman Smith and Councilman Ledford)

6. Ordinances – First Reading: (None)

7. Resolutions:

FINANCE

a. A resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of an amount not to exceed
$31,500,000 principal amount of the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee, General
Obligation Bonds, Series 2019A.

b. A resolution authorizing the issuance and sale of an amount not to exceed $24 million
principal amount of the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee, General Obligation
Refunding Bonds, Series 2019B.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

c. A resolution authorizing the Chief Information Officer to enter into a blanket
agreement with CentralSquare Technologies (d/b/a FDM Software, Ltd.) for annual
support and maintenance of RMS, including training, permitting, and inspection
modules for CFD beginning August 8, 2019 and ending August 7, 2020, with annual
spent limit of $80,000.00, for two optional annual renewals over the life of the
agreement, for an amount not to exceed $240,000.00.

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT

d. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Youth and Family Development to
purchase early learning curriculum from Teaching Strategies to be used in the Seats
for Success Initiative and to align the City childcare program and curriculum with
Head Start and pre-K curriculum, in the amount of $149,059.54.

e. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Youth and Family
Development to provide services to one-hundred fifty (150) children through
collaboration between Early Head Start – Child Care Partnership and Newton Child
Development Center, Maurice Kirby Day Care Center, Chambliss Center for
Children, First Step Christian Daycare, Inc., Childcare Network – Redland, and
Signal Center, in the amount of $1,520,206.00 and as outlined in the attached.

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.

a. Approval of certification for new grocery stores wishing to sell wine:
Aldi, Inc. (Tennessee) d/b/a Aldi #90, 2020 Gunbarrel Road (District 4)
Ria Group, Inc. d/b/a Ria’s Mart, 203 E. Main Street (District 8)

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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