Upcoming City Council Agenda

Friday, January 17, 2020

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday:

I. Call to Order by Chairman Oglesby.

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

III. Special Presentation.

Order of Business for City Council

IV. Minute Approval.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading:

PLANNING

a. 2019-0168 Kristy Summers (R-1 Residential Zone and C-2 Convenience Commercial
Zone to A-1 Urban Agricultural Zone and R-3 Residential Zone).

An ordinance to
amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone
properties located in the 6200 block of Dayton Boulevard, more particularly
described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone and C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone
to A-1 Urban Agricultural Zone and R-3 Residential Zone. (District 1)
(Recommended for approval by Planning and deferral of 30 days by Staff)

b. 2019-0175 Ken DeFoor Properties (M-3 Warehouse and Wholesale 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 2767 Northpoint
Boulevard, more particularly described herein, from M-3 Warehouse and Wholesale
Zone to R-3 Residential Zone. (District 3) (Recommended for approval by
Planning and Staff)

c. 2019-0149 Ideis Architecture (R-2 Residential Zone to O-1 Office Zone). An
ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance,
so as to rezone property located at 3505 Divine Avenue, more particularly described
herein, from R-2 Residential Zone to O-1 Office Zone. (District 7) (Recommended
for denial of C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone and approval of O-1 Office
Zone by Planning and Staff)

d. 2019-0165 Wayne Williams (Lift Conditions). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga
City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to lift conditions from
Ordinance No. 12197 of previous Case No. 2008-0161 from part of the property
located at 1605 East 12th Street, more particularly described herein. (District 8)
(Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

e. 2019-0133 Southern Spear (M-1 Manufacturing Zone, M-2 Light Industrial Zone, and
R-1 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone). An ordinance to
amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone
properties located a 901 South Holtzclaw Avenue, 903, 9105, and 1001 South
Greenwood Avenue, two unaddressed parcels in the 1300 blocks of Bennett and
Anderson Avenue, more particularly described herein, from M-1 Manufacturing
Zone, M-2 Light Industrial Zone, and R-1 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General
Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions. (Alternate Version #2) (Deferred
from 10/15/2019) (Districts 8 & 9)

f. 2019-0172 David Hudson (R-4 Special Zone to Urban General Commercial Zone).
An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 1806 Bailey Avenue, more particularly
described herein, from R-4 Special Zone to Urban General Commercial Zone, subject
to certain conditions. (District 9) (Recommended for approval by Planning and
Staff)

g. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning
Ordinance, Article V, Zoning Regulations, Division 6, R-2 Residential Zone, Section
38-94, Height and Area Regulations, (4) Minimum building setback to clarify side
yard setback requirements for townhouse developments.

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

FINANCE

a. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 2, Section 2-409,
Section 2-410(e)(3) and Section 2-418, relative to the Fire and Police Pension Fund.

POLICE

b. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 5, Article III,
Division 2, Section 5-71, relative to temporary beer permits; Section 5-75, relative to
distance requirements; and Section 5-87, relative to Station Street, and to add
Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 5, Article III, Division 2, Section 5-89,
relative to training. (Deferred from 01-07-2020)

VII. Resolutions:

COUNCIL OFFICE

a. A resolution recognizing and gratefully acknowledging Alfred Williams for his
heroism and bravery. (Sponsored by Councilwoman Berz) (Added with
permission of Chairman Oglesby)

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

b. 2020-01 Mint House Tennessee, LLC/Heritage Land & Development (STVR). A
resolution approving Short Term Vacation Rental Application No. 19-STVR-00128
for property located at 721 Broad Street, Unit #1204. (District 7)

c. 2020-02 Mint House Tennessee, LLC/Heritage Land & Development (STVR). A
resolution approving Short Term Vacation Rental Application No. 19-STVR-00129
for property located at 721 Broad Street, Unit #212. (District 7)

d. 2020-03 Megan Stevens/James Stevens (STVR). A resolution approving Short Term
Vacation Rental Application No. 19-STVR-00168 for property located at 3201 E.
36th Street. (District 7)

PUBLIC WORKS

e. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
award Contract No. R-18-004-201 to P&C Construction, Inc. of Chattanooga, TN,
The Scramble Interactive Streetscape on 1st Street, in the amount of $833,106.55, plus
a contingency amount of $83,500.00, for a total project cost in the amount of
$916,606.55. (District 7)

VIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

X. Committee Reports.

XI. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2020
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

6:00 PM

1. Call to Order by Chairman Oglesby.

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

3. Special Presentation.

Order of Business for City Council

4. Minute Approval.

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

FINANCE

a. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 2, Section 2-409,
Section 2-410(e)(3) and Section 2-418, relative to the Fire and Police Pension Fund.

POLICE

b. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 5, Article III,
Division 2, Section 5-71, relative to temporary beer permits; Section 5-75, relative to
distance requirements; and Section 5-87, relative to Station Street, and to add
Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 5, Article III, Division 2, Section 5-89,
relative to training. (Deferred from 01-07-2020)

6. Ordinances - First Reading:

PLANNING

a. 2019-0157 Tonja Hollowell/Jonathan Dixon (R-2 Residential Zone to RT-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
2163 West Shepherd Road, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential
Zone to RT-Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone, subject to certain
conditions. (District 6) (Recommended for approval by Planning and denial by
Staff) (Deferred from 1/7/2020)
2019-0157 Tonja Hollowell/Jonathan Dixon (R-2 Residential Zone to RT-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
2163 West Shepherd Road, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential
Zone to RT-Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone, subject to certain
conditions. (Alternate Version)
2019-0157 Tonja Hollowell/Jonathan Dixon (R-2 Residential Zone to RT-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
2163 West Shepherd Road, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential
Zone to RT-Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone. (Applicant Version)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

b. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 24, Article XIV,
Sections 24-501 and 24-502, relating to speed on through streets.

c. An ordinance amending Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 24, Article XV,
Section 24-511, to extend a moratorium relating to the operation of dockless electric
scooters and bicycles. (Sponsored by Councilman Smith and Councilman
Ledford)

7. Resolutions:

COUNCIL OFFICE

a. A resolution by the City Council of the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee requesting
the members of the Tennessee General Assembly support legislation amending
Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 45, Chapter 15, relative to the Tennessee Title
Pledge Act. (Sponsored by Councilwoman Coonrod)

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

b. A resolution authorizing the Mayor, or his designee, to execute the seventh
amendment to the independent contractor agreement for professional services with
Brightbridge, Inc. related to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Revolving
Loan Fund Grant for an additional term commencing August 1, 2016 and ending
September 30, 2020, for their administrative services, and to authorize the Mayor, or
his designee, to execute documents related to the EPA Revolving Loan Fund.

c. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a contract for sale and purchase with
Athens Distributing Company, in substantially the form attached, for the property
located at 2754 Kanasita Drive, Tax Map No. 110B-B-001.17, in the amount of
$455,000.00 for the construction of an equalization storage facility, a Consent Decree
Project, and to execute all documents related to the transaction with closing fees, for
an amount not to exceed $4,000.00, for a total amount not to exceed $459,000.00.

d. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Economic and
Community Development to apply and, if awarded, accept a Fair Housing Initiative
Program – Education and Outreach Initiative Grant for outreach and education
materials and activities related to fair housing, for an amount not to exceed
$125,000.00.

FINANCE

e. A resolution authorizing the City Finance Department to renew the contract with
Nationwide Recovery Service for collection agency services for the second of two (2)
optional one (1) year renewals.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

f. A resolution authorizing the acceptance of a conservation easement on Tax Parcel
No. 108M-B-049.03 located at 1100 Deer Creek Lane relative to the Spring Valley
Bank Stabilization and authorizing the Mayor to execute all documents pertaining
thereto. (District 1)

g. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
award Contract No. W-12-026-202A to Reeves Young, LLC of Sugar Hill, GA,
DuPont Pump Station and Basin Improvements – Phase 2 Contract “A”, for a contract
amount of $8,970,000.00, plus a contingency amount of $900,000.00, for a total
project cost of $9,870,000.00, subject to SRF approval. (District 2)

h. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 2 for CDM Smith, Inc. for
professional services for design and construction phase services, relative to Contract
No. W-12-026-102, DuPont Pump Station and Basin Improvements – Phase 2, a
Consent Decree Project, for an increased amount of $307,311.00, for a revised
contract amount of $2,888,195.08. (District 2)

i. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for CTI Engineers, Inc.
(with SCS Engineers as sub) relative to Contract No. C-13-001-101, for professional
services for Landfill Deficiency Recommendation and Repairs, for an increased
amount of $150,000.00, for an amount not to exceed $728,500.00. (District 4)

j. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
renew the current agreement with CTI Engineers, Inc. relative to Contract No.
C-16-001-101 for professional services for landfill, groundwater sampling,
monitoring and reporting for year three (3) of the four (4) optional years, in the
amount of $120,600.00, for an amount not to exceed $416,500.00. (District 4)

k. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for Tri-State Roofing
Contractors, LLC of Chattanooga, TN, relative to Contract No. Y-18-004-201,
Replacement Roofing System for Brainerd YFD Center building, for an increased
amount of $23,570.00, for a revised contract amount of $86,939.00, plus a
contingency amount of $6,500.00, for a total project cost of $93,439.00. (District 5)

l. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
amend an agreement between the City and the Tennessee Aquarium, a non-profit
agency, originally entered into on October 10, 2018, to change the scope of services
for the Aquarium Plaza by the Tennessee Aquarium, for an annual cost of the
increased scope of service within this amendment, for an amount not to exceed
$159,000.00. (District 7)

m. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for Integrated
Properties, LLC relative to Contract No. C-16-005-201, City Yards Carpenter Shop
and Water Quality Storage Building, for an increased amount of $38,365.75, plus a
contingency amount of $5,000.00, for a revised contract amount of $273,793.75.
(District 8)

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.

10. Committee Reports.

11. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

12. Adjournment.


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Upcoming City Council Agenda


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Breaking News

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Fort Oglethorpe Arrest Report For Feb. 14-20

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Opinion

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Sports

Chattanooga FC Signs Midfielder Ian McGrath for 2020 Season

Chattanooga Football Club are thrilled to announce the signing of midfielder Ian McGrath from Crestwood, Illinois. The 23 year old most recently comes to the Scenic City from USL Championship’s Oklahoma City Energy, and before that Philadelphia Fury (NISA) and Queen of the South (Scottish Championship). McGrath spent his college career with Evansville Purple Aces, where he amassed ... (click for more)

Lady Vols Fall At No. 22 Arkansas, 83-75

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