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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


NOTICE

TO:  MEMBERS OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION
  ALL DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES
  NEWS MEDIA
   
FROM:  Commissioner Brad Anders, Chairman








THE CHAIRMAN OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION SHALL CONFIRM RECEIPT OF ITEMS AND SET THE FINAL FEBRUARY AGENDA OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION AT 1:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2014 VIA EMAIL AND TELEPHONE CONFERENCE WITH THE COMMISSION OFFICE. 

PLEASE SUBMIT ANY REQUESTED AGENDA CHANGES, ADDITIONS, QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS TO THE COMMISSION OFFICE.    


AGENDA
 
             
1.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Fulton High School Marching Band. (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
(Commissioner Broyles)  
 
2.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Schoolwires, Inc. in the amount of $112,690.00 (year 1) with optional annual renewals in the amount of $106,800.00 (up to 9 additional years) for services and support related to a comprehensive district web content management system.
(Schools)
 
3.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract between Knox County School Maintenance and Operations Department and Backflow Specialty Co., Inc. for the provision of backflow inspection, repair and installation services for up to $80,000.00 annually as needed.
(Schools)
 
4.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with K & F Construction, Inc. in the amount of $1,343,670.00 for the Austin-East High School stadium replacement.
(Schools)
 
5.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a lease agreement with the Boys & Girls Club of the Tennessee Valley for utilization of the former Carter Elementary School gymnasium and associated classrooms and property.
(Schools)
 
6.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant from the East Tennessee Foundation in the amount of $1,000.00 to purchase bulletproof vests for the K-9 division.
(Sheriff)

 
7.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Stormwater Maintenance and Best Management Practices with Huber Brothers, G. P. in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
8.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a budget supplement (No. 1) in the amount of $102,610.00 for professional survey and engineering design services for roadway improvements related to the Karns Connector Phase 2 Project.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
9.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a utility easement agreement in the amount of $150.00 with the Knoxville Utilities Board for a permanent and temporary utility easement for property located at 4258 Ivy Avenue for the purposes of new overhead facilities.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
10.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving defined services contracts with Outdoor Designs Professional Services and Volunteer Erosion Control, LLC for the purpose of various drainage improvements as specified in the Environmental Stewardship Program.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
11.   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; and approving the sale by Knox County, Tennessee, to Rufus H. Smith, Jr. & Company, LLC of the remaining 9.61 acres of real property owned by Knox County at 3106 Water Plant Road for the purchase price of $409,838.25.
(Solid Waste) 
 
12.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing Knox County to enter into a grant contract with the State of Tennessee to receive funds in the amount of $4,000.00 for the Collection and Recycling of Used Oil into a beneficial end use.
(Solid Waste)

 
13.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract agreement with Catholic Charities of East Tennessee in the amount of $75,000.00 for the purchase and installation of a diesel generator at Samaritan Place.  (These are HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from program year 2012 that will be matched with private foundation funding in the amount of $35,000.00)
(Community Development)
 
14.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract agreement with Knox Housing Partnership (KHP) for Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) Operating funds.  This agreement is required under the 2013 HOME Final Rule program regulations. (The operating funded amount of $29,000.00 was included in the KHP CHDO agreement and approved in the January Commission meeting)
(Community Development)
 
15.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an amendment to contract No. 13-165 with Neighborhood Housing, Inc. for changes to the Scope of Services, Terms, Affordability, and Appendices B, C, and E.  (No additional HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) funding is requested)
(Community Development)
 
16.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a $40,000.00 Grant Contract between the State of Tennessee Department of Health and the Government of Knox County dba Knox County Health Department for the provision of Rape Prevention Education Services for the contract period November 1, 2013 to October 31, 2014. (Local match not required)
(Health Department)
 
17.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a $283,300.00 Grant Contract between the State of Tennessee Department of Health and The Government of Knox County DBA Knox County Health Department for the provision of Immunization Services for the period January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.  (No local match required)
(Health Department)
 
18.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment 1 to the TENNderCare Grant Contract #GG1438548 between the State of Tennessee, Department of Health and the Government of Knox County dba Knox County Health Department.  The total contract amount increase per Amendment 1 is $65,300.00 to establish the Welcome Baby Project.  Total contract amount increases from $336,300.00 to $401,600.00   (No local match required)
(Health Department)
 
19.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a $3,500.00 Award from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) to Knox County Health Department for Knox County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) Unit 0298.
(Health Department)
 
20.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a $353,000.00 Grant Contract between the State of Tennessee, Department of Health and the Government of Knox County dba Knox County Health Department for the provision of Chronic Disease Management and School Health Promotion Services for the period January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2018. (No local match is required)
(Health Department)
 
21.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a $39,700.00 Grant Contract between the State of Tennessee, Department of Health and The Government of Knox County dba Knox County Health Department for the provision of Tobacco Use Prevention and Control Services for the period April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015. (Requires a local match of $16,100.00)
(Health Department)
 
22.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Lasting Impressions Lawn Care to provide mowing and general grounds maintenance services for Knox County Property Management.
(Purchasing)
 
23.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting the unclaimed balance of accounts remitted to the State Treasurer under the Unclaimed Property Act for the report year ending December 31, 2012.
(Finance)
 
24.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Resolution R-13-9-805 previously approved by the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee determining the method of disposal of property owned by Knox County and located at 3106 Water Plant Road to be by negotiated exchange and sale with Traci K. Smith, Rufus Haynes Smith, III, James Thomas Smith, and Rufus H. Smith, Jr. & Company, LLC.
(Purchasing)
 
25.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a real estate sales contract in the amount of $17,000.00 plus the buyer's premium with Tom Miller for property located at 7128 Tazewell Pike (Parcel ID 02105815), also known as former Gibbs Convenience Center.
(Purchasing)

 
26.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $16,000.00 with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA).
(Knoxville-Knox County Emergency Management Agency)
 
27.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee stating the intent of the County to reimburse any costs incurred by the County relating to Phase III-C of the Energy Conservation and Infrastructure Improvement Program for Knox County Schools (RFP # 1932) from the proceeds of a lease financing agreement for which the County has requested proposals.
(Purchasing) 
 
28.   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 JANUARY)
(Commissioner Smith)
 
29.   Consideration of an Ordinance/Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to provide that no employee of Knox County shall be terminated, harassed, demoted, or receive a negative evaluation based on exercising First Amendment rights in making public statements regarding elected or appointed officials of Knox County Government.
(Commissioner Broyles)
 
30.   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. (SECOND READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
31.   Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.  Orange Blossom Lane located in Greenbrook Subdivision, Unit 4, District 6.
B.  Cedar Branch Road located in Greenbrook Subdivision, Unit 4, District 6.
C.  Sunset Ridge Lane located in Mountain Place Subdivision, Unit II, District 9.
D.  Long Meadow Drive located in Mountain Place Subdivision, Unit II, District 9.
E.  Stonewood Creek Drive located in Stonewood Creek Subdivision, Unit II, District 8.
F.  Cedar Knoll Lane located in Stonewood Creek Subdivision, Unit II, District 8.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
32.   Discussion regarding the Rules Committee.
(Commissioner Brown) 
 
33.   Discussion regarding the Joint Education Committee.
(Commissioner McKenzie)
 
34.   Request of Orlino Baldonado for a Northwest County Sector Plan Amendment from TP (Technology Park) to GC (General Commercial). Property located north side Hardin Valley Road, east of Cherahala Boulevard. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Action: Adopt Resolution #1-D-14-SP, amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to GC (General Commercial) and recommend the Knox County Commission also approve the sector plan amendment, to make it operative.  
35.   Request of Orlino Baldonado for rezoning from BP (Business and Technology) / TO (Technology Overlay) to CA (General Business) / TO (Technology Overlay). Property located north side Hardin Valley Road, east of Cherahala Boulevard.
COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve CA (General Business) / TO (Technology Overlay).
 
36.   Appeal by Steve Hobbs of MPC denial of his request to rezone from A (Agricultural) to CA (General Business). Property located north side Hall Dr., southwest of Dutchtown Rd.,
Commission District 3.
 
37.   Appeal by Mesana Investments, LLC of MPC denial of their request to rezone from BP (Business and Technology) / TO (Technology Overlay) to PR (Planned Residential) / TO (Technology Overlay). Property located south side Coward Mill Rd., northeast of Pellissippi Pkwy. Commission District 6.  

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