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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, MARCH 24, 2014 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

     1.  Xavier Presley - KUB Office
B.  Honorary Resolutions
R-14-3-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee memorializing Harold G. Woods.
(Commissioner Broyles)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
R-14-3-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Knox County Democratic Women's Club upon the occasion of its 85th anniversary celebration and recognizing March as Women's History Month. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Broyles)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
II.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (2:00 P.M.):

A.  Devotional
     
     
Commissioner Richard Briggs

B.  Pledge to the Flag

     
Commissioner Jeff Ownby
C.  Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting
D.  Amendments to the Agenda
E.  Drives and Roads
F.  Line Item Transfers
4437   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to 3/24/14 Commission Mtg
10-0-0-1
 
G.  Notary Applications
H.  Resolutions
     (Education Consent, Consent Calendar, Resolutions not on Consent)
*R-14-3-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee confirming the Knox County Mayor’s appointment of Marc Bauer to serve on the Visit Knoxville Board of Directors.
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing Rachael Samulski, Skip Turner, Kim Holden, Bob Whalen and Commissioner Amy Broyles (term to expire December 31, 2015), Commissioner Dave Wright (term to expire December 31, 2015) and Commissioner Richard Briggs (term to expire December 31, 2014) to serve on the Agricultural Extension Committee in accordance with Tenn. Code Ann. § 49-50-104.
(Commissioner Anders)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Contract in the amount of $60,000.00 (requires a local match of $6,000.00) with the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development to provide English Literacy and Civics Adult Education Services. (Local match funded in current budget)
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
R-14-3-202   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. (DEFERRED FROM FEBRUARY) (WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Withdraw
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a donation in the total amount of $10,680.00 from the Knox County Public Library Foundation in support of the Saturday Stories and Songs program.
(Library)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment One to a grant contract with the State of Tennessee Department of Correction for the operation of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Community Alternatives to Prison Program (CAPP), which amendment increases the maximum liability of the State under the grant by $7,209.00 for the purpose of providing a 1.5% salary increase for CAPP employees. (Amendment does not increase the local match under the grant)
(Sheriff)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Robert C. Ward, Marc A. Upchurch and William D. Brosey, Trustees of the Hardin Valley Church Of Christ, for property located at 11515 Hardin Valley Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Johnson University for property located at 2121 Kimberlin Heights Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-403   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 Edwin T. Loy, Jr. Revocable Trust #1 for property located at 0 Middlebrook Pike.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Knox TL Lot Acquisition, LLC for property located at 0 Brooke Willow Blvd.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Primos Land Company, LLC for property located at 2800 Gray Hendrix Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Cascade Falls, LLC for property located at 8118 Spice Tree Way.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-407   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a construction contract in the amount of $382,337.00 with Duracap Asphalt Paving Company, Inc. for intersection improvements at Gray Hendrix Road and Garrison Road. (Funded in current budget)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-408   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the necessary drainage and construction easement acquisitions on seven (7) tracts for drainage improvements within Cherrybrook Subdivision.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-409   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment Number 2 to a contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the purpose of extending the deadline to March 31, 2016 for the completion of the Conner Road Bridge over Bull Run Creek Replacement Project. (Contract does not require an expenditure of funds) (TO BE ADDED)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment No. One to the agreement with Helen Ross McNabb Center, Inc. to provide Federal Home Investment Partnerships Program funds for the construction of eight (8) units of permanent supportive housing located at 4821 Coster Road, which amendment extends the term and project schedule and revises the performance measures accordingly. (Amendment does not require an additional expenditure of funds)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement with Knoxville's Community Development Corporation to provide $95,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for an energy conservation project to purchase and install Energy Star rated heat pump split HVAC units at Nature’s Cove Apartment Complex. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG Program funds and no local funds will be utilized.)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment 2 to a five-year grant contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for school based oral disease prevention services, which amendment increases the maximum liability of the State under the contract by $117,600.00 due to a reallocation of funds. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the dental provider agreement for the East/Northeast Tennessee Ryan White Regional Dental Plan to provide a method of reimbursement to the Knox County Health Department for dental services provided to Ryan White clients for the period April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2015.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment One to a grant contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of National Bioterrorism Hospital Preparedness and Public Health Emergency Preparedness, which amendment provides additional funding in the amount of $17,100.00 due to a reallocation of funds. (Requires an additional in-kind services match of $500.00)
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-604   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant in the amount of $5,000.00 with the East Tennessee Human Resource Agency, Inc. for transportation and nutrition services for Ryan White Clients. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
R-14-3-605   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $44,500.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Services. (No local match required) (TO BE ADDED)
(Health Department) 
 
*R-14-3-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with B & D Lawn Care & Landscaping in the estimated annual amount of $50,226.24 to provide mowing services for the Knox County Parks & Recreation Department. (First year funded in current budget)
(Parks & Recreation)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with One Call Care Management in the amount not to exceed $40,000.00 annually for Workers’ Compensation Ancillary Services for an initial three (3) year term with the option to renew for two (2) additional one (1) year periods for a possible total of five (5) years. (First year funded in current budget)
(Risk Management)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee supporting the efforts of the Tennessee General Assembly to honor our fallen heroes and their families by naming State Route 1 "The Gold Star Families Memorial Highway".
(Full Commission and County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee concerning taxes and the disposal of surplus real property owned by the City of Knoxville.
(Commissioner Broyles)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
R-14-3-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting the Public Building Authority and the Knox County Department of Information Technology to perform an analysis of the Main and Small Assembly Rooms and recommend updates to technology in those rooms including an electronic voting tracking system. (DEFERRED FROM FEBRUARY)
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation: Withdraw 
        
 
*R-14-3-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending the Charter of the Knox County Audit Committee relative to the composition of the Audit Committee.
(TO BE ADDED)
(Audit Committee)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
*R-14-3-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing Pugh and Company, the Knox County outside auditor, to evaluate whether the material weakness and significant deficiency in the Trustee's Office, which were identified in the fiscal 2013 audit, have been remediated or are on track for remediation by the end of the third (3rd) quarter of this fiscal year. (TO BE ADDED)
(Audit Committee)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
10-0-0-1
 
*R-14-3-906   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing payment to Pugh and Company, the Knox County outside auditor, for the temporary engagement of reviewing the work papers of the Internal Auditor as such review is required under governmental accounting standards. (TO BE ADDED)
(Audit Committee)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
10-0-0-1
 
*R-14-3-907   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to direct the Knox County Internal Auditor to engage in an audit of the Knox County Schools PPU (Physical Plant Upgrade) account to provide a detailed itemization and evaluation of funds deposited and disbursed from the account, including the purpose funds were used, and to whom funds were disbursed, and whether disbursements are consistent with the budget resolution of the Commission and in compliance with all applicable policies, rules and procedures.   (TO BE ADDED)
(Audit Committee)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
10-0-0-1
 
R-14-3-908   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee expressing support of the Amendment to SB 435/HB 264 to require the majority of individual and group health insurance policies to provide coverage for proton therapy for the treatment of cancer. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Ownby)
 
*   Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:

A.)  Grizzly Creek Lane, located in Grizzly Creek Subdivision, District 7.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
9-0-0-2
 
I.  Ordinances on First Reading
O-14-3-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Knox County Code, Chapter 2, Article III, Division II, Section 2-279 entitled "Engagements" to delete the reference to the auditing standards established by the Institute of Internal Auditors and to provide for the Department of Internal Audit to conduct attestation engagements. (Ord. No. O-10-3-104, adopted 4-26-10) (FIRST READING)(TO BE ADDED)
(Audit Committee)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
10-0-0-1
 
J.  Ordinances on Second Reading
O-14-2-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Knox County Code, Chapter 2, Sections 2-286, 2-771, and 2-783 to add language relative to an employee's right to speak openly and freely regarding any issue involving Knox County Government, its agencies, boards or its elected or appointed officials so long as such speech does not violate the laws of slander and libel (Ord. No. O-02-7-101, adopted August 26, 2002 and Ord. No. O-11-7-102, adopted August 22, 2011).  (SECOND READING)
(Commissioner Broyles)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 
10-0-0-1
 
K.  Public Forum
L.  Other Business
4559   Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor's appointment of Bobby Barker to serve the remainder of Richard Thomas Bell's term on the Knox County Ethics Committee, which term expires October 31, 2017. (TO BE ADDED)
(County Mayor) 
 
   Discussion regarding the Joint Education Committee.
(Commissioner McKenzie)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to 3/24/14 Commission Mtg
10-0-0-1
 
4560   Discussion regarding HB 2128. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Norman)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to 3/24/14 Commission Mtg
10-0-0-1
 
III.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (5:00 P.M.):
A.      Zoning Requests
2-A-14-RZ   Request of Ralph Smith for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located northeast side Blacks Ferry Road, southeast of Cate Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC RECOMMENDATION:
RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL).
 
2-E-14-RZ   Request of John E. Fuller for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located northeast side Blacks Ferry Road, northwest of W. Emory Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL).
 
2-G-14-RZ   Request of Gordon Treece for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located north and west side Griffith Road, west of Hill Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 7. MPC RECOMMENDATION:
RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL).
 
B.      Zoning Appeals
C.       Amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance 
D.      Other Business
E.      Adjournment

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