Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Friday, October 16, 2020

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday:

I. Call to Order by Chairman Henderson.

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

III. Special Presentation.

IV. Minute Approval.

Order of Business for City Council

V. Ordinances – Final Reading: PLANNING

a. 2020-0098 Elizabeth Walker (R-1 Residential Zone to RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located in the 6300 block of Middle Valley Road, from R-1 Residential Zone to RT-1 Residential Townhouse Zone, subject to certain conditions.

(District 3) Recommended for approval by Staff)

b. 2020-0108 319 January, LLC (R-1 Residential Zone and R-5 Residential Zone to R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 1738, 1742, and 1744 East Boy Scout Road, from R-1 Residential Zone and R-5 Residential Zone to R-T/Z Residential Townhouse/Zero Lot Line Zone, subject to certain conditions. (District 3) (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

c. 2020-0082 Cedar Hill Development Company, LLC (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter
th 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 4605 and 4607 14
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Avenue and 4606 and 4700 13 Avenue, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3
Residential Zone, subject to certain conditions. (District 7) (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

d. 2020-0103 ASA Engineering c/o Allen Jones (M-1 Manufacturing Zone to UGC
Urban General Commercial Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code,
Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone part of a property located at th
2600 East 40 Street, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone. (District 7) (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

e. 2020-0104 ASA Engineering c/o Allen Jones (M-1 Manufacturing Zone, C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone and R-1 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General CommercialZone). AnordinancetoamendChattanoogaCityCode,PartII,Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located at 3715 and 3803 Clio Avenue together with 3714, 3718, and 3800 Rossville Boulevard, from M-1 Manufacturing Zone, C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone and R-1 Residential Zone to UGC Urban General Commercial Zone, subject to certain conditions. (District 7) (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

f. 2020-0100 Clifton A. McCormick (Lift Conditions). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to lift conditions from Ordinance No. 10566 of previous Case No. 1999-0139 and from Ordinance No. 12134 of previous Case No. 2008-0085 for the property located at 1912 South Willow Street, more particularly described herein, subject to certain conditions. (District 8) (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading: PLANNING

a. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article V. Zoning Regulations, Division 5. R-T/Z Residential Townhouse Zero Lot Line Zone to delete the maximum density requirements and to establish minimum lot size requirements for single-family detached and townhouse dwellings, and to permit a maximum of four dwellings on one lot within the Urban Overlay Zone. (Added with permission of Vice-Chairman Smith) (Denied on 9/1/2020)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

b. MR-2020-0097 Judy Toney (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning the eastern right-of-way in the 1700 block of Green Hills Drive, as detailed on the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 3) (Recommended for approval by Transportation)
                            
c. MR-2020-0095 Tim and Monique Lea (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning the unopened 5400 and 5500 blocks of Kentucky Avenue and the unopened 5500 block of Iowa Avenue, as detailed on the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 7) (Recommended for approval by Transportation)

VII. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. 2020-10 Karen & Joonho Lee, Owner and PMI Scenic City c/o Ian Pfieffer – Agent. A resolution considering Short Term Vacation Rental Application No.
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20-STVR-00109 for property located at 64 East 17 Street. (District 7)

b. A resolution authorizing the Mayor or his designee to enter into a Lease Agreement between the City of Chattanooga and The Tivoli Foundation, Inc., in substantially the form attached, for the Tivoli Theatre and the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Auditorium, including the Robert Kirk Walker Community Theatre, for a term of fifty (50) years, at the annual rent of one dollar ($1.00).

c. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Economic and Community Development to enter into an amended agreement with Chattanooga Neighborhood Enterprise (CNE) for one (1) year for Loan Portfolio Management services.

d. A resolution authorizing the City Mayor, on behalf of the City of Chattanooga, to execute a deed conveying the City of Chattanooga’s interest to the Industrial Development Board of the City of Chattanooga, Tennessee in certain property identified as (part of) State Tax Map No. 130-001.08 (Lot One) in the amount of 3.23 acres, more or less, within the Enterprise South Industrial Park for the purpose of granting Volkswagen access to their new battery testing facility at or around 4016 Hickory Valley Road.

FINANCE

e. A resolution confirming the Mayor’s appointment of Brittany Johnson as City Treasurer. (Deferred from 10/13/2020)

LEGAL

f. A resolution recognizing the settlement of all claims between the City of Chattanooga, Don Lepard, and Global Green Lighting (“GGL”), as set forth in the settlement agreement signed by former City Attorney Wade Hinton (“former City Attorney”) on June 6, 2018, which provided for the complete resolution of any and all claims of GGL and/or Mr. Lepard against the City and by the City against GGL and/or Mr. Lepard.
                                    
PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

g. A resolution recognizing and supporting a unified approach to improving land management practices on city-owned land, helping meet goals, and priorities of achieving excellence in environmental stewardship.

h. A resolution authorizing payment to Hamilton County for the annual City Works software maintenance support for the period of November 11, 2020 through November 10, 2021, in the amount of $36,075.00.

i. A resolution to accept the qualifications for the on-call blanket contract(s) for landscape architect design services, Contract No. W-16-011-101 for (1) ASA Engineering & Consulting, Inc.; (2) Barge Design Solutions; (3) Alfred Benesch and Company; (4) CDM Smith, Inc.; (5) Croy Engineering; (6) HDLA; (7) Ragan Smith Associates, Inc.; (8) Ross/Fowler, P.C.; (9) Stantec Consulting Services, Inc.; and (10) WMWA Landscape Architects, for one (1) year blanket contracts with these professional firms, with four (4) additional one (1) year renewable options for professional services estimated at $1,250,000.00 total annually for all ten (10) professional firms for use by all departments.

j. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to award Contract No. W-20-010-201 to PRI of East Tennessee, Inc. of Knoxville, TN and TNT Concrete, LLC of Calhoun, TN, Paving and Concrete Repair or Replacement Blanket Contract for WRD/ISS, for an annual contract amount not to exceed $1.5 million.

k. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to award Contract No. W-20-018-201 to Am-Liner East, Inc. of Berryville, VA, Sanitary Sewer Cured in Place Pipe (CIPP) Lining Blanket Contract for WRD, for an annual contract amount not to exceed $2 million.
Transportation

l. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for P&C Construction, Inc. relative to Contract No. D-17-019-101, Patten Parkway Pedestrian Plaza, for an increased amount of $348,000.00, for a revised contract amount of $4,653,057.24, with a contingency of $93,000.00, for a total amount of $4,746,057.24. (District 8)
                               
VIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

X. Committee Reports.

XI. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2020 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA 6:00 PM

1. Call to Order by Chairman Henderson.

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

3. Special Presentation.

4. Minute Approval.

Order of Business for City Council

5. Ordinances - Final Reading:

PLANNING

a. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article V. Zoning Regulations, Division 5. R-T/Z Residential Townhouse Zero Lot Line Zone to delete the maximum density requirements and to establish minimum lot size requirements for single-family detached and townhouse dwellings, and to permit a maximum of four dwellings on one lot within the Urban Overlay Zone.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

b. MR-2020-0097 Judy Toney (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning the eastern right-of-way in the 1700 block of Green Hills Drive, as detailed on the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 3) (Recommended for approval by Transportation)

c. MR-2020-0095 Tim and Monique Lea (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning the unopened 5400 and 5500 blocks of Kentucky Avenue and the unopened 5500 block of Iowa Avenue, as detailed on the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 7) (Recommended for approval by Transportation)
                   
6. Ordinances - First Reading: (None)

7. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute a contract for sale and purchase, in substantially the form attached, with Ji Gong, LLC, for the acquisition of Tax Parcel No. 110F-A-018 on Adams Road for the amount of $222,175.00 and to execute all documents related to the transaction, with closing fees for an amount not to exceed $1,600.00, for a total amount not to exceed $223,775.00. (District 3)

b. A resolution authorizing the Mayor or his designee to enter into an Agreement to Exercise Option to Renew, in substantially the form attached, with Animal Control Trust d/b/a McKamey Animal Center, to extend the agreement for animal control services for the term through June 30, 2022.

HUMAN RESOURCES

c. A resolution authorizing the Chief Human Resources Officer to enter into an agreement with Marathon Health, LLC to provide medical and wellness services to City employees, retirees, and their dependents, beginning November 3, 2020, for a three (3) year term with an optional renewal term of two (2) years at the approximate annual cost of $2.6 million.

d. A resolution authorizing the Chief Human Resources Officer to enter into an agreement with BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee to provide City Medicare Retirees with two (2) Medicare Advantage (BlueAdvantage) health plan options beginning January 1, 2021, for a three (3) year term with two (2) one (1) year renewal options, for an annual amount of approximately $3.5 million.

e. A resolution authorizing the Chief Human Resources Officer to renew and amend the existing agreement with OnSite Rx, Inc. to provide onsite pharmacy services, to include mail order and on-the-job injury medications for City employees, retirees, and dependents covered under the City’s health plan, for the first of three (3) one (1) year renewal options, for an annual services fee of $20.32 per employee per month (PEPM), in addition to purchasing prescription and over-the-counter products through OnSite Rx, Inc. at the cost of approximately $8 million per year and paying applicable sales taxes at the approximate rate of $15,000.00 per year.
                               
LEGAL

f. A resolution authorizing the execution of an Intra-Governmental Funding Agreement with the Electric Power Board of Chattanooga (“EPB”), authorizing EPB to enter into an Interlocal Agreement with Hamilton County, Tennessee and authorizing EPB to enter into additional interlocal agreements all in connection with the HCS EDConnect Program for the Hamilton County School System.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

g. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to award Contract No. D-17-008-201 to Integrated Properties, LLC of Chattanooga, TN, Brownfield Cleanup at the former Glover Tract-Riverwalk Trail, for the contract amount of $388,190.00, plus a contingency amount of $40,000.00, for an amount not to exceed $428,190.00. (District 7)

h. A resolution authorizing the renewal of blanket Contract No. D-19-002-201 for Tower Construction Company of Chattanooga, TN, for demolition services for the Department of Economic and Community Development, for year two (2) year of a three (3) year blanket, for an amount not to exceed $415,000.00.

Transportation

i. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to enter into an agreement with Integrated Properties, LLC relative to Contract No. T-19-003-201 for construction services associated with the CDBG sidewalk, in the amount of $825,361.93, with a contingency amount of $82,536.19, for a total amount of $907,898.12. (Districts 8 & 9)

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT

j. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Youth and Family Development to provide services to one hundred thirty-four (134) infant and toddler children through collaboration between Early Head Start – Child Care Partnerships Grant and the Chambliss Center for Children, Maurice Kirby Day Care Center, Newton Center, Childcare Network (Redlands Drive) and Signal Center, for an amount of $1,189,116.00.

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.
                              
10. Committee Reports.

11. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

12. Adjournment.


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