Upcoming City Council Agenda

Friday, September 20, 2019

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday:

I. Call to Order.

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

III. Minute Approval.

IV. Special Presentation.

V. 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)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading: (None)

VII. 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.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

d. 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. (Deferred from
9/17/2019)

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT

e. 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.

f. 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.

VIII. Purchases.

IX. 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)

X. Committee Reports.

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

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2019
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
4:00 PM

1. Call to Order.

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

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

5. Ordinances - Final Reading: (None)

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 award HOME Program funds to Chattanooga
Neighborhood Enterprise, Inc. (CNE) for the development of twenty-four (24) newly
constructed rental units at 2105 Bailey Avenue which five (5) units will be reserved
as affordable for low to moderate income households, in the amount of $200,000.00.

FINANCE

b. A resolution authorizing the City Treasurer to renew the contract with SunTrust Bank
for commercial and general banking services, including purchasing cards and
safekeeping and custodial accounts, and for the first of two (2) optional one (1) year
renewals.

c. A resolution authorizing the City Treasurer to renew the contract with First Tennessee
Bank for commercial and general banking services, including lockbox services,
payroll cards, safekeeping, and custodial accounts, and for the collection of sewer
payments, property taxes, and water quality fee locations, for the first of two (2)
optional one (1) year renewals.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

d. A resolution to amend Resolution No. 29865 for the purpose of maintaining the
Coplink software platform and complementary data integration services with Forensic
Logic to be active from January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019, for an increase
in the annual contract spend limit from $39,307.00 to $50,000.00.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

e. A resolution authorizing the award of Contract No. Y-15-008-202 to Complete
Demolition Services, LLC of Carrollton, GA, Avondale Youth and Family
Development Center Building Abatement and Demolition, in the amount of
$103,247.55, plus a contingency amount of $10,000.00, for a total amount of
$113,247.55. (District 8)

f. A resolution authorizing the award of Contract No. Y-19-010-201 to JDH Company,
Inc. of Chattanooga, TN, Replacement Roofing System for Glenwood YFD Center, in
the amount of $150,445.00, plus a contingency amount of $15,000.00, for a total
amount of $165,445.00. (District 9)

g. A resolution to amend Resolution No. 29935 to authorize the Administrator for the
Department of Public Works to renew Contract No. S-16-011 on-call landscape
architect design services for year three (3) of three (3) with (1) ASA Engineering &
Consulting, Inc.; (2) Barge Design Solutions; (3) Craig Design Group; (4) Stantec;
and (5) W.M. Whitaker & Associates, for one (1) year blanket contracts with five (5)
professional firms for use by all departments, for an estimated total annual amount of
$500,000.00.

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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