Upcoming City Council Agenda

Friday, January 24, 2020

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda:

I. Call to Order by Chairman Oglesby.

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

III. Special Presentation.

Order of Business for City Council

IV. Minute Approval.

V. 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.

VI. 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)
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)

VII. 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 and Councilwoman Berz)

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.
(District 3)

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)

VIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

X. Committee Reports.

XI. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2020
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

6:00 PM

1. Call to Order by Chairman Oglesby.

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

3. Special Presentation.

Order of Business for City Council

4. Minute Approval.

5. Ordinances - Final 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)
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)

6. Ordinances - First Reading: (None)

7. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Fourth Agreement to Exercise
Option to Renew, for an additional term of one (1) year, with North Chickamauga
Creek Conservancy, in substantially the form attached, for the lease and management
of a community garden at Greenway Farms Park, with an address of 5051 Gann Store
Road. (District 3)

b. A resolution declaring surplus of property located at 5910 Lee Highway, identified as
Tax Map No. 158A-E-007, and entering into a donation agreement with the
Chattanooga-Hamilton County Rescue Squad, a registered non-profit, in substantially
the form attached, and to execute any related documents for the conveyance of
property, with the property to be utilized to aid in providing mutual aid rescue
services to emergency agencies in the Greater Chattanooga and Tri-State Areas.
(District 6)

HUMAN RESOURCES

c. A resolution authorizing the Chief Human Resources Officer to renew the contract
with Collins and Company, Inc. for the provision of third party administrative
services for the City’s job injury program, for a one (1) year term, with one (1)
remaining one (1) year renewal option, at the rate of $6,800.00 per month, including
payment of the City’s job injury claims, for an annual total amount not to exceed $3
million. (Deferred from 1/7/2020)

d. A resolution authorizing the appointment of Carrie M. Morgan, as special police
officer (unarmed) for the McKamey Animal Center, to do special duty as prescribed
herein, subject to certain conditions.

e. A resolution authorizing the appointment of Isabel Kirby, as a special police officer
(unarmed) for the Department of Public Works, to do special duty as prescribed
herein, subject to certain conditions.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

f. A resolution authorizing the Chief Information Officer to execute a one-time
purchase with Forensic Logic, LLC security professional services for migration of
COPLINK to the cloud, as well as annual subscription and maintenance fees, for a
total project cost of $46,030.00.

MAYOR’S OFFICE

g. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s re-appointment of Donna Roddy to the
Metropolitan Airport Authority Board.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

h. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
award Contract No. R-14-012-203 to Nabco Electric Company, Inc. of Chattanooga,
TN, Lighted Guardrails for the Holmberg Bridge, in the amount of $147,288.00, plus
a contingency amount of $15,000.00, for a total project cost of $162,288.00.
(District 7)

i. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
execute an agreement with Hamilton County for the 2020 Bi-Annual GIS Imagery
(Ortho Photography) update, for an amount not to exceed $62,000.00.

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.

10. Committee Reports.

11. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

12. Adjournment.


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Breaking News

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Opinion

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Sports

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