Upcoming City Council Agenda

Friday, February 21, 2020

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday:

I. Call to Order by Chairman Oglesby.

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

III. Special Presentation.

Order of Business for City Council

IV. Minute Approval.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading : (None)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading :

PLANNING

a. 2020-0012 CMT Investments, LLC ? Matthew Mucciolo (R-1 Residential Zone and
R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone).

An ordinance to amend
Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone
property located at 3820, 3834, and 3836 Hixson Pike, from R-1 Residential Zone
and R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain
conditions. (District 2) (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)
(Deferred from 02-11-2020)
2020-0012 CMT Investments, LLC ? Matthew Mucciolo (R-1 Residential Zone and
R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone). An ordinance to amend
Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone
property located at 3820, 3834, and 3836 Hixson Pike, from R-1 Residential Zone
and R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone. (Applicant Version)

b. 2020-0014 Leyui Lopez Perez (M-1 Manufacturing 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 1915 South Greenwood Avenue, from M-1
Manufacturing Zone to O-1 Office Zone. (District 8) (Staff Version) (Deferred
from 02-18-2020)
2020-0014 Leyui Lopez Perez (M-1 Manufacturing 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 1915 South Greenwood Avenue, from M-1
Manufacturing Zone to R-1 Residential Zone. (Applicant Version) (Recommended
for denial by Planning and Staff)

c. An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chattanooga Tennessee,
instituting a 180 day moratorium on the accepting and processing of applications
for any new outdoor advertising signs and on the construction and/or
installation of outdoor advertising signs, in addition to the conversion of existing
signs and poster paper outdoor advertising signs to an electronic advertising or
messaging sign, within the City. (Added with permission of Chairman Oglesby)

VII. Resolutions:

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a First Agreement to Exercise Option
to Renew, in substantially the form attached, with Lookout Valley Recreation
Association for the use of property located at 370 Warren Place and further identified
as Tax Map No. 144J-B-008. (District 1)

b. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement to Exercise Option to
Renew for an additional term of one (1) year with Dardenelle Long, in substantially
the form attached, for the lease of the barn at Brown Acres Golf Course for the
keeping of animals as consistent with zoning requirements, with an address of 406
Brown Road on a portion of Tax Parcel No. 158I-G-001. (District 6)

c. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Supplemental Donation
Agreement, in substantially the form attached, any related documents, and a
Quitclaim Deed between the City of Chattanooga and Nippon Paint Automotive
Americas, Inc. for the property identified as Lot One (1) of Harriet Tubman
Subdivision and known as Tax Parcel Number 136E-A-005 to provide for the
acquisition of approximately an additional 26,000 square feet of land due to loss of
use related to the location of the Tubman sewer relocation permanent easement.
(District 8)

FINANCE

d. A resolution approving the disbursement of special assessments by the City Treasurer
for the Downtown Central Business Improvement District (CBID) in compliance with
Ordinance No. 13498. (Districts 7 & 8)

HUMAN RESOURCES

e. A resolution authorizing the Chief Human Resources Officer to renew an existing
agreement with Russ Blakely and Associates, LLC to provide benefit advisor and
open enrollment services and act as agent of record for all benefit options at no cost
of the second of two (2) optional renewal terms beginning April 1, 2020.

f. A resolution authorizing the Chief Human Resources Officer to renew an existing
agreement with ComPsych Corporation to provide Employee Assistance Program
(EAP) services to eligible City employees at the rate of $1.15 per employee per
month for non-sworn employees and $1.49 per employee per month for sworn
employees for the second of two (2) optional renewal terms beginning April 1, 2020,
for an approximate annual cost of $40,000.00.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

g. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 1 for HDR Engineering,
Inc. relative to Contract No. W-16-017-101, MBWWTP Solids Process Optimization
Implementation – Phase 2, a Consent Decree Project, for the increased amount of
$159,282.00, for a revised contract amount of $768,129.00. (District 1) (Consent
Decree)

h. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 4 to CDM Smith relative
to Contract No. S-15-016-101, East Lake Water Quality Improvement Project, for an
increased amount of $87,000.00, for a revised contract amount of $768,800.00.
(District 7)

i. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 2 for CD Technical
Services relative to Contract No. R-15-021-101, Various Parks ADA Compliance, for
additional professional services in the amount of $9,400.00, for a revised contract
amount of $190,800.00. (District 8)

j. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
award Contract No. W-17-022-201 to IPR Southeast, LLC of Stone Mountain, GA,
Dobbs Branch Basin Improvements – Phase 1 , a Consent Decree Project, for the
contract amount of $6,947,282.50, plus a contingency amount of $350,000.00, for a
total project cost of $7,297,282.50, subject to SRF approval. (Districts 8 & 9)
(Consent Decree)

k. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to
award Contract No. W-17-020-201 to IPR Southeast, LLC of Stone Mountain, GA,
Dobbs Branch Basin Improvements – Phase 2 , a Consent Decree Project, for the
contract amount of $9,148,525.50, plus a contingency amount of $450,000.00, for a
total project cost of $9,598,525.50, subject to SRF approval. (Districts 8 & 9)
(Consent Decree)

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT

l. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Youth and Family
Development to renew a blanket purchase agreement with the Electric Power Board
to pay client services payment for the citizens of Chattanooga that qualify for
assistance under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) and
the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) programs for a grant period of October
1, 2019 through September 30, 2020, without additional funding.
m. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Youth and Family
Development to renew a blanket purchase agreement with Atlanta Gas Light
Company to pay client services payment for the citizens of Chattanooga that qualify
for assistance under the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
and the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) programs for a grant period of
October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020, without additional funding.

VIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

X. Committee Reports.

XI. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

XII. Adjournment.

TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2020
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
4:00 PM

1. Call to Order by Chairman Oglesby.

2. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Vice-Chairman Henderson).

3. Special Presentation.

Proclamation for “ National Social Work Month ”
By Councilwoman Carol Berz

Order of Business for City Council

4. Minute Approval.

5. Ordinances - Final Reading :

PLANNING

a. 2020-0012 CMT Investments, LLC ? Matthew Mucciolo (R-1 Residential Zone and
R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone). An ordinance to amend
Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone
property located at 3820, 3834, and 3836 Hixson Pike, from R-1 Residential Zone
and R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone, subject to certain
conditions. (District 2) (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)
(Deferred from 02-11-2020)
2020-0012 CMT Investments, LLC ? Matthew Mucciolo (R-1 Residential Zone and
R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone). An ordinance to amend
Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone
property located at 3820, 3834, and 3836 Hixson Pike, from R-1 Residential Zone
and R-4 Special Zone to C-2 Convenience Commercial Zone. (Applicant Version)

b. 2020-0014 Leyui Lopez Perez (M-1 Manufacturing 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 1915 South Greenwood Avenue, from M-1
Manufacturing Zone to O-1 Office Zone. (District 8) (Staff Version) (Deferred
from 02-18-2020)
2020-0014 Leyui Lopez Perez (M-1 Manufacturing 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 1915 South Greenwood Avenue, from M-1
Manufacturing Zone to R-1 Residential Zone. (Applicant Version) (Recommended
for denial by Planning and Staff)

c. An ordinance of the City Council of the City of Chattanooga Tennessee, instituting a
180 day moratorium on the accepting and processing of applications for any new
outdoor advertising signs and on the construction and/or installation of outdoor
advertising signs, in addition to the conversion of existing signs and poster paper
outdoor advertising signs to an electronic advertising or messaging sign, within the
City.

6. Ordinances - First Reading:

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

a. MR-2019-0161 Geraldine Jordan (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and
abandoning the unnamed alley at the Northwest corner of 146G-N-008 and the denial
of the abandonment of the 200 block of Roberts Street and the unnamed right-of-way
to the West of 1715 Ivy Street, as detailed on the attached map, subject to certain
conditions. (District 9) (Recommended for approval by Transportation)
MR-2019-0161 Geraldine Jordan (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and
abandoning the unnamed alley at the Northwest corner of 146G-N-008 and the
abandonment of the 200 block of Roberts Street and the unnamed right-of-way to the
West of 1715 Ivy Street, as detailed on the attached map. (Applicant Version)
(Recommended for denial by Transportation)

7. Resolutions :

ECONOMIC AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

a. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an Agreement to Exercise Option to
Renew for two (2) additional terms of one (1) year each with North Chickamauga
Creek Conservancy, in substantially the form attached, for office space within a
building at Greenway Farm. (District 3)

b. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an office lease with Hamilton
County Mental Health Court, in substantially the form attached, for 108 square feet of
office space in a portion of the Family Justice Center at 5705 Uptain Road, identified
as Tax Parcel No. 157M-A-012, for a term of two (2) years, with the option to renew
for an additional term of two (2) years, in the amount of $2,376.00 per term.
(District 6)

c. A resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into an office lease with Street Grace,
Inc., in substantially the form attached, for 106 square feet of office space in a portion
of the Family Justice Center at 5705 Uptain Road, identified as Tax Parcel No.
157M-A-012, for a term of two (2) years, with the option to renew for an additional
term of two (2) years, in the amount of $2,332.08 per term. (District 6)

d. AJ Investment Properties, LLC/Justin Cox/David Messenger (Form-Based Code). A
resolution approving Form-Based Code Case Number 19-FB-00035 for property
located at 924 E. 8th Street. (District 8)

e. A resolution authorizing the activation of the Open Spaces Partnership in Animation
and Community Enhancement Program (“OS-PACE”) to be available for use in all
City of Chattanooga Parks and Open Spaces for the cost of park rentals for
organizations and individuals that meet the criteria set forth by Open Spaces, for an
amount not to exceed $50,000.00.

FIRE

f. A resolution authorizing the Director of Wireless Communications to enter into a
contract with Mobile Communications America (MCA) for the purchase and
installation of new microwave radio and multi-protocol label switching (MPLS)
equipment to replace existing equipment that has reached obsolescence, in the amount
of $1,986,152.00.

HUMAN RESOURCES

g. A resolution authorizing the appointment of Kimika Tsukide, as Special Police
Officer (unarmed) for the Department of Public Works, to do special duty as
prescribed herein, subject to certain conditions.

h. A resolution authorizing the appointment of Benjamin Ballard, as Special Police
Officer (unarmed) for the Department of Public Works, to do special duty as
prescribed herein, subject to certain conditions.

MAYOR’S OFFICE

i. A resolution authorizing the City of Chattanooga, as Host City for the 2020
Tennessee Municipal League (TML) Conference to be held between June 27-30,
2020, to fund and organize the Host City Reception on Sunday, June 28, 2020, and
will be responsible to provide the venue, beverages, heavy hors d’oeuvres,
entertainment, and memento for each of the anticipated eight hundred fifty (850)
attendees, for a total project cost of $30,000.00.

j. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointments of Rachel Reese, Justin McBath,
and Sara Tolbert to the Chattanooga Public Art Commission.

k. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s re-appointments of John Brown, Shaun Lacrose,
and John Henry, and Virginia Anne Sharber to the Chattanooga Public Art
Commission.

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT

l. A resolution authorizing the City of Chattanooga and the Shepherd Youth and Family
Development Center to accept a donation from AARP Tennessee and enter into a
Partnership Agreement, in substantially the form attached, with FitLot Outdoor
Fitness Parks to receive a fully funded AARP FitLot Outdoor Fitness Park and of
which will include equipment, construction, and installation costs associated
therewith, for a total combined approximate amount of $170,000.00 and as outlined
more fully in the attached donation letter. (District 6)

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.

10. Committee Reports.

11. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council.

12. Adjournment.


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