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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 REGULAR SESSION ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013 AT 1:45 P.M. IN THE MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE CITY COUNTY BUILDING, 400 WEST MAIN STREET. ALL AGENDA ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO VOTE.
 
             
I.      CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (1:45 P.M.):
A.  Public Forum
B.  Honorary Resolutions
R-13-10-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Jewelry Television upon the occasion of its 20th Birthday Celebration.
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
II.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (2:00 P.M.):

A.  Devotional

    
Commissioner Jeff Ownby

B.  Pledge to the Flag

     Commissioner Sam McKenzie
C.  Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting
D.  Amendments to the Agenda
E.  Drives and Roads
F.  Line Item Transfers
   Line Item Transfers. (TO BE ADDED)
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
G.  Notary Applications
H.  Resolutions
   
  (Education Consent, Consent Calendar, Resolutions not on Consent)
*R-13-10-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee confirming the Knox County Mayor's reappointment of Darinka Mileusnic-Polchan, M.D., Ph.D. as the Medical Examiner for Knox County, Tennessee.
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
*R-13-10-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee reappointing Commissioner Brad Anders to the Tennessee Technology Corridor Development Authority (TTCDA) Board of Commissioners.
(Commissioner Anders)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1
 
R-13-10-112   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing ____and ____ to serve on the Knox County Ethics Committee, each to serve a four (4) year term which expires October 31, 2017.
(Commissioner Anders)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation
10-0-0-1
 
R-13-10-113   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing _____ to the Knox County Ethics Committee to serve the unfulfilled term of Karen Smith, which term expires October 31, 2014.
(Commissioner Anders)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation
10-0-0-1
 
*R-13-10-114   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee confirming the Knox County Mayor's reappointments of Billy Stokes and Scott Davis to the Public Building Authority (PBA) Board of Directors.
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $183,000.00 (requires a local match of $52,570.00) with the Tennessee Arts Commission for the implementation of the Arts 360 Program. (Local match funded in current budget)
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts in the amount not to exceed $250,000.00 annually with United Acoustical Company, Inc. and Skilled Services Quality Construction, LLC for acoustical ceiling tile and installation services for the Knox County Schools Maintenance and Operations Department. (First year funded in current budget)
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $74,841.88 with the Tennessee Department of Transportation to provide Police Traffic Services as part of the Tennessee Highway Safety Project. (No local match required)
(Sheriff)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-302   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a donation of one hundred (100) tourniquets from The Spirit of Blue Foundation. (No local match required)
(Sheriff)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
*R-13-10-303   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the City of Knoxville to receive funds in the amount of $53,546.00 for the purpose of creating a Compliance Officer position as part of the Knoxville Police Department's grant award to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders Program. (No local match required)
(Sheriff)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
*R-13-10-304   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $33,000.00 with the Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Programs for the Knox County Sheriff's Office to purchase LiveScan equipment for the collection and submission of electronic fingerprints. (No local match required) (TO BE ADDED)
(Sheriff)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with the Karns Volunteer Fire Department for property located at 2150 N. Campbell Station Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
R-13-10-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the exchange of 3.99 acres of real property located at 7330 Oak Ridge Highway, Knox County, Tennessee, and a permanent ingress and egress easement to said real property from Traci K. Smith, Rufus Haynes Smith, III, and James Thomas Smith to Knox County and 3.99 acres of real property located at 3106 Water Plant Road, Knox County, Tennessee, from Knox County to Rufus H. Smith, Jr. & Company, LLC, a Tennessee LLC, said transfer of properties and easement being contingent upon the execution of a contract by the parties regarding the transfer of the properties and easement; approving the sale by Knox County, Tennessee, to Rufus H. Smith, Jr. & Company, LLC of the remaining 8.9 acres of real property owned by Knox County at 3106 Water Plant Road for the purchase price of $400,465.47; and approving the lease by Knox County, Tennessee of 2.37 acres of real property located at 3106 Water Plant Road from Rufus H. Smith, Jr. & Company, LLC to be used by Knox County as a convenience center, contingent on the approval and execution of the exchange of the 3.99 acres of properties and easement at the above-noted addresses.
(DEFER TO NOVEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)

(Solid Waste)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to November
       

 
*R-13-10-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a donation in the amount of $2,000.00 from the Town of Farragut for the annual Knox County Fall Fire Prevention Festival. (No local match required)
(Fire Marshal)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a dental provider service agreement with DentaQuest USA Insurance Company, Inc. for the purpose of allowing the Knox County Health Department to submit claims for reimbursement for dental services provided to TennCare enrollees. (Agreement does not require an expenditure of funds)
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of funding in the amount up to $1,500.00 from the Friends of the Knox County Public Library for the Knox County Health Department's Start Smart program to purchase a six month supply of the book "Building Your Baby's Brain".  (No local match required)
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $409,400.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for HIV/AIDS/STD Prevention, Testing, Diagnosis and Treatment, and Surveillance in Knox County. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-604   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of grant funding in the amount of $15,000.00 from Variety-The Children's Charity of Eastern Tennessee for the East Tennessee Safe Sleep Initiative. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a donation in the amount of $1,500.00 from the Animal Emergency and Specialty Center for dog park supplies. (No local match required)
(Parks and Recreation)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
R-13-10-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee determining the method of disposal of property located at 101 E. Fifth Avenue, also known as the Historic Knoxville High School, to be through the Request for Proposals process.
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation
8-2-0-1

 
*R-13-10-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee determining the method of disposal of property located at 7128 Tazewell Pike to be by Public Auction.
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
R-13-10-803   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement of sale in the amount of $500,000.00 with Southeastern Housing Foundation II, Inc. and Family Pride Corporation for property located at 101 E. Fifth Avenue, also know as the Historic Knoxville High School. (Agreement does not require an expenditure of funds)
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to November
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-804   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement of sale in the amount of $1,500.00 with Neighborhood Housing, Inc. for surplus property located at 218 E. Oldham Avenue. (Agreement does not require an expenditure of funds)
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-805   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Defined Services Contract in the amount of $25,000.00 with the University of Tennessee, Knoxville McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture to support a project to produce and install a bronze skeleton of Edmontosaurus in front of the Museum. (Previously funded by Resolution R-13-8-808 which designated/committed and appropriated funds from FY13 to FY14)
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-806   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Federal Signal Safety and Security Systems for an Emergency Mass Notification System (cost is $29,768.10 for the first year and $17,666.24 for subsequent years). (First year funded in current budget).
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-807   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an Amendment to the Knoxville South Waterfront Redevelopment and Urban Renewal Plan containing provisions related to tax increment financing. (Authorizes the use of tax increment financing in connection with the redevelopment of the former Baptist Hospital site in the amount not to exceed $22,000,000.00 for a period not to exceed 30 years)
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
8-0-2-1


 
R-13-10-808   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the issuance of interest bearing general obligation capital outlay notes of Knox County, Tennessee, in an aggregate principal amount of not to exceed five million dollars ($5,000,000.00); making provision for the issuance, sale and payment of said notes, establishing the terms thereof and the disposition of proceeds therefrom; and providing for the levy of a tax for the payment of principal thereof and interest thereon.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
8-2-0-1


 
*R-13-10-809   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Origami Risk, LLC in the amount not to exceed $169,850.00 over a five year term for the provision of Workers Compensation Claims Software. (First year funded in current budget)
(Risk Management)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
R-13-10-810   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Healthcare Solutions, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $350,000.00 annually for the provision of Workers Compensation Pharmacy Management Services. (DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER) (DEFER TO NOVEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Risk Management)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to November
 

 
*R-13-10-811   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving agreements with Align Networks, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $50,000.00 annually for the provision of Workers' Compensation Physical Medicine Management and Referral Services. (First year funded in current budget)
(DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER)

(Risk Management)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-812   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Rising Medical Solutions, LLC in the amount not to exceed $50,000.00 annually for the provision of Workers Compensation Medical Bill Review Services. (Funded in current budget)
(DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER) (DEFER TO NOVEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Risk Management)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $20,000.00 with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to develop a Family Recovery Court designed to protect the safety and welfare of children of substance-abusing parents while giving those parents the tools they need to become sober and responsible caregivers. (No local match required)
(Juvenile Court)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Gila, LLC d/b/a Municipal Services Bureau for collection services for the Knox County Criminal Court Clerk. (Contractor will receive 20% of the balance collected for non-legal services and 30% of the balance collected for legal services)
(Criminal Court Clerk)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*R-13-10-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract to purchase property for a Regional Forensic Facility.
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1
 
R-13-10-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to not authorize educational incentive payments from Knox County for the attainment or re-certification of the designation of Certified Public Administrator under the County Technical Assistance Service’s County Officials Certificate Training Program.
(Commissioner Smith)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation
10-0-0-1
 
*   Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.  Jenkins Creek Drive, located in Jenkins Creek I, Commission District 3
B.  Wolverine Lane, located in Jenkins Creek I, Commission District 3
C.  Pebble Shore Lane, located in Jenkins Creek I, Commission District 3
D.  Misty View Lane, located in Jenkins Creek I & II, Commission District 3
E.  Caribou Lane, located in Jenkins Creek II, Commission District 3
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
I.  Ordinances on First Reading
O-13-10-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Knox County Code, Chapter 2, Article IX entitled “Procurement Code” to provide for various changes to the Procurement Code of Knox County (Ord. No. O-08-5-101, adopted June 23, 2008 and Ord. No. O-10-11-101, adopted December 17, 2010). (FIRST READING)
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
J.  Ordinances on Second Reading
K.  Public Forum
L.  Other Business
   Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor’s appointment of Dean Rice to serve as a non-voting liaison to the Knox County Ethics Committee.
(County Mayor)
 
   Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor’s appointment/reappointment of Richard Thomas Bell to serve on the Knox County Ethics Committee for a four (4) year term expiring October 31, 2017.
(County Mayor)
 
   Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor’s appointment of _________________ to serve the remainder of Commissioner Richard Briggs’ term on the Knox County Ethics Committee, a term which expires October 31, 2014. (DEFER TO NOVEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(County Mayor)
 
   Discussion regarding the Joint Education Committee.
(Commissioner McKenzie)

 
   Discussion regarding the Criminal Court Clerk's Office. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Anders)

 
III.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (5:00 P.M.):
A.      Zoning Requests
8-G-13-RZ   Request of Harley E. Bittle for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential); Property located north side W. Gallaher Ferry Road, north of Hickory Creek Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PR(Planned Residential) at a density up to 0.6 dwelling units per acre subject to one condition.  (DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER)

 
6-D-13-RZ   Request of Huber Properties/Clearwater Partners for rezoning from A (Agricultural) / TO (Technology Overlay) to PC (Planned Commercial) / TO (Technology Overlay) and OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) / TO (Technology Overlay); Property located southeast side Hardin Valley Road, southwest of Valley Vista.  COMMISSION DISTRICT 6.
MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PC (Planned Commercial) / TO (Technology Overlay) zoning on the northern portion subject to 1 condition and approve OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) / TO (Technology Overlay) zoning on the southern portion as shown on the MPC map, subject to 5 conditions.
 
9-B-13-RZ   Request of Rick Ramsey for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential); Property located northeast side of Andes Road, southeast side of Cureton Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve RA (Low Density Residential).  
9-D-13-RZ   Request of Barbara Wells for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential); Property located northwest side of Pelleaux Road, southwest of Norris Freeway. COMMISSION DISTRICT 7. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve RA (Low Density Residential).  
9-F-13-RZ   Request of Robert G. Campbell & Associates for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential); Property located northwest side Kimberlin Heights Road, southwest of Boling Lane. COMMISSION DISTRICT 9. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning at a density up to 1 dwelling unit per acre.  
B.      Zoning Appeals
C.       Amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance 
D.      Other Business
E.      Adjournment

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