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Suite 603, City County Building
400 West Main Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Phone (865) 215-2534
Fax (865) 215-2038
SAMUEL MCKENZIE, 1ST DISTRICT
AMY BROYLES, 2ND DISTRICT
TONY NORMAN, 3RD DISTRICT
JEFF OWNBY, 4TH DISTRICT
RICHARD BRIGGS, 5TH DISTRICT
BRAD ANDERS, 6TH DISTRICT, CHAIRMAN
R. LARRY SMITH, 7TH DISTRICT, VICE-CHAIR
DAVE WRIGHT, 8TH DISTRICT
MIKE BROWN, 9TH DISTRICT
MIKE HAMMOND, 10TH DISTRICT
ED SHOUSE, 11TH DISTRICT



THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHALL MEET IN AGENDA WORK SESSION ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014 AT 2:00 P.M. IN THE MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE CITY COUNTY BUILDING, 400 WEST MAIN STREET. ALL AGENDA ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO VOTE.



AGENDA



 
             
1.    Pledge to the Flag.   
2.    Amendments to the agenda.   
3.    Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting.   
4. R-14-1-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Reverend Harold Middlebooks.
(Commissioners Hammond and McKenzie)
 
5. R-14-1-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Fulton High School Marching Band.
(Commissioner Broyles)  
 
6. R-14-1-103   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Fulton High School football team.
(Commissioner Broyles) 
 
7. R-14-1-104   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the West High School football team.
(Commissioner Ownby) 
 
8. R-14-1-105   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Webb High School Football team.
(Commissioner Anders) 
 
9. R-14-1-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with System Integrations for the provision and installation of video surveillance systems in Knox County Schools facilities. (Total expenditures under this contract will not exceed the appropriated line item for security upgrades in any fiscal year)
(Schools)
 
10. R-14-1-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of funds in the amount of $211,200.00 (requires a local match of $122,500.00) from the Tennessee Department of Education under the Safe Schools Act of 1998 for the period beginning December 6, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014. (Local match funded in current budget)
(Schools)
 
11. R-14-1-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an amendment to the contract with Follett Software Company for the provision of Education Management Information System (EMIS) services, which amendment provides for the extension of the contract through July 31, 2015 and provides additional funding in the amount of $129,438.00 to Follett Software.
(Schools)
 
12. R-14-1-204   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a lease agreement with Knoxville Football Club and Knoxville United Soccer Association for use of the soccer field at Knoxville Adaptive Education Center. (WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Schools) 
 
13. R-14-1-205   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a grant award in the amount of $10,000.00 from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of the 2014 Children's Festival of Reading. (Requires an in-kind services match of $12,500.00 and a cash match of $34,000.00 which will be funded through corporate sponsorships and grants)
(Library)
 
14. R-14-1-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the 2014 Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) overtime reimbursement agreement for the reimbursement of up to $68,000.00 in overtime expenses incurred by the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
(Sheriff)  
 
15. R-14-1-302   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Summit Helicopters, Inc. for helicopter parts and service. (First year funded in current budget)
(Sheriff) 
 
16. R-14-1-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Landview for property located at 0 Hidden Deer Lane.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
17. R-14-1-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts with Highway Markings, Inc. and Tennessee Guardrail, Inc. to provide guardrail services. (First year funded in current budget)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
18. R-14-1-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement for professional engineering and surveying services with Gresham, Smith and Partners in the amount not to exceed $109,110.00 for the design of intersection improvements at Ebenezer Road and Gleason Drive. (Funded in current budget)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
19. R-14-1-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving  Modification Number 3 to Knox County Contract No. 10-370 with the University of Tennessee for services provided by The University of Tennessee's Water Resources Research Center to assist with the implementation of the Knox County Adopt-A-Watershed Program, which contract modification provides additional funding in the amount of $48,500.00 and extends the term of the contract through June 30, 2014. (Funded in current budget)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
20. R-14-1-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Shelton General Contractors for concrete work related to road and bridge maintenance. (First year funded in current budget)
(Engineering and Public Works) 
 
21. R-14-1-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the purchase of a New Holland TS6.110 Tractor under Oklahoma State-Wide Contract No. SW190 in the amount not to exceed $46,000.00. (Funded in current budget) (TO BE ADDED)
(Engineering and Public Works)  
 
22. R-14-1-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment No. One to the Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) agreement with Neighborhood Housing, Inc. relative to the construction of four (4) single family homes located in the River Meadows Subdivision in Mascot, which amendment provides for multiple changes to the agreement, including but not limited to the Scope of Services, Term, Affordability Requirements, and Project Timeline. (Contract does not require an expenditure of funds). (DEFERRED FROM DECEMBER) (WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Community Development)
 
23. R-14-1-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) contract agreement with Knox Housing Partnership to provide a total of $139,000.00 ($110,000.00 in HOME Program funds for construction costs and $29,000.00 in CHDO funds for administrative expenses) for the demolition and construction of a single-family house for sale to a first-time home-buyer. (Federally funded through Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funds)
(Community Development)
 
24. R-14-1-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $441,570.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for the HIV/AIDS Center of Excellence program. (No local match required).
(Health Department)
 
25. R-14-1-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement in the amount of $4,160.00 with Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) for the extension of utilities at Clayton Park and granting KUB a utility easement for electric service at Clayton Park. (Funded in current budget)
(Parks and Recreation)
 
26. R-14-1-702   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee accepting donations in the total amount of $3,482.10 and three (3) barrels of canned food collected from visitors at Knox County's Holiday Festival of Lights at Concord Park to be donated to the Love Kitchen.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
27. R-14-1-703   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program Grant in the amount of $1,000.00 to promote the Farmers Market at New Harvest Park. (No local match required)
(Parks & Recreation)
 
28. R-14-1-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an addendum to the software license and services agreement with Origami Risk, LLC for the provision of Workers' Compensation Claims Management Software and Services, which amendment provides for an additional $15,300.00 to be paid to Origami Risk over the initial three (3) year period of the contract due to an expanded scope of services and for Knox County to obtain an additional claims administration license. (First year funded in current budget)
(Risk Management) 
 
29. R-14-1-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the Industrial Development Board of the County of Knox to accept from Southeastern Housing Foundation II, Inc. payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to property located at 101 E. Fifth Avenue, also known as the Historic Knoxville High School.
(Finance)
 
30. R-14-1-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee 1) directing the Knox County Finance Director to, subject to Knoxville City Council's action of same, put a hold on implementing the City-County Building Garage monthly parking rate increase effective January 1, 2013 to $60.00 for Knox County employees paying the full rate and $30.00 for those employees paying the 50% rate and 2) requesting the City-County-PBA Parking Committee to reconvene, subject to Knoxville City Council's action of same, as recommended in the City-County-PBA Parking Committee Report dated May 18, 2010, to review the parking rate and structure and other matters affecting parking policies and submit its findings and recommendations to the County Commission, City Council, Board of Education and PBA Board of Directors for their consideration and approval.  (DEFERRED FROM AUGUST 2013)
(Commissioners Broyles and Brown)
 
31. R-14-1-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a five-year grant contract in the amount of $45,000.00, or $9,000.00 per year, with the Tennessee Department of Children's Services to supplement the salary of one Juvenile Court Probation Officer. (No local match required)
(Juvenile Court)
 
32. R-14-1-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount not to exceed $170,000.00 with DataBank IMX, LLC, for the development, installation and maintenance of an electronic content management system for the Circuit Court Clerk's office. (Funded through the Circuit Court Clerk's office accrued collections of the state-mandated technology fee from court users.)
(Circuit Court Clerk)
 
33. R-14-1-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee granting the necessary easements on the Knox County side of Beaver Creek for the proposed Regal Bridge Project. (DEFERRED FROM DECEMBER)
(Commissioner Smith)
 
34. R-14-1-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the recommendations of the Knox County Audit Committee as approved at the Audit Committee meeting on January 14, 2014 relative to the engagements of the Knox County Internal Auditor. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioners Broyles, Shouse and Wright) 
 
35. O-13-11-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Article 5, Section 5.22, A Agricultural Zone, of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance (Appendix A of the Knox County Code) regarding retail sales of agricultural products in the A (Agricultural) zone district (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended).
(SECOND READING)(DEFERRED FROM DECEMBER)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
36.    Consideration of the closure of a portion of Brandon Road.  Road is located off Clearfield Road in Wedgewood Hills Subdivision Unit 1 in Commission District 3.  Property owner is Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. (FIRST READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
37.    Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor's Order appointing George A. Bove to the Lenoir City Utilities Board.
(County Mayor)
 
38.    Discussion regarding teachers' revolt and Superintendent's contract.
(Commissioner Norman)
 
39.    Discussion regarding the Joint Education Committee.
(Commissioner McKenzie)
 
40.    Discussion regarding the Audit Committee meeting. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Shouse)
 
41.    Request of Carlos Webb for rezoning from A (Agricultural) & F (Floodway) to T (Transition) & F (Floodway). Property located northwest side Ebenezer Road, northeast of S Peters Road.
COMMISSION DISTRICT 5. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve T (Transition) & F (Floodway).
 
42.    Request of Mark A. Bialik, PE, for a Northwest County Sector Plan Amendment from AG/RR (Agricultural/Rural Residential), STPA (Stream
Protection Area) & SLPA (Slope Protection Area) to LDR (Low Density Residential), STPA (Stream Protection Area) & SLPA (Slope Protection Area).
Property located north and south sides Everett Road, northwest and southeast sides Yarnell Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION #12-A-13-SP, amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to LDR (Low Density Residential), STPA (Stream Protection Area) and SLPA (Slope Protection Area) and recommend the Knox County Commission also approve the sector plan amendment, to make it operative.
 
43.    Request of Mark A. Bialik, PE, for rezoning from A (Agricultural) & F (Floodway) to PR (Planned Residential) & F (Floodway). Property located north and south sides Everett Road, northwest and southeast sides Yarnell Road.
COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PR (Planned Residential) & F (Floodway) zoning at a density up to 5 dwelling units per acre.
 
44.    Request of Philip Garrett for rezoning from PC (Planned Commercial) / TO (Technology Overlay) to OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) / TO (Technology Overlay). Property located east side Schaeffer Road, south of Hardin Valley Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) / TO (Technology Overlay), subject to 1 condition.  

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