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, CHAIRMAN
JEFF OWNBY, 4TH DISTRICT
RICHARD BRIGGS, 5TH DISTRICT
BRAD ANDERS, 6TH DISTRICT
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 NOVEMBER AGENDA OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION AT 1:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013 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 recognizing November 2013 as Epilepsy Awareness Month.
(County Mayor)
 
2. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a finance agreement for the purchase of radio equipment for school bus communications with Kansas State Bank of Manhattan in the amount not to exceed $242,181.50.
(Schools)
 
3. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a greenway proposal with the City of Knoxville at the Fulton High School property.
(Schools)
 
4. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving energy savings measures and upgrades at forty (40) sites as outlined in Trane's Knox County Schools Phase III-C Energy Conservation Program.
(Schools)
 
5. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract between the Knox County Schools Maintenance and Operations Department and Gallaher and Associates, Inc. to provide wireless clock systems for up to $100,000.00 annually, as needed.
(Schools)
 
6. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract between Knox County Schools Maintenance and Operations Department and Duracap Asphalt Paving Company to provide paving services for up to $500,000.00 annually, as needed.
(Schools)
 
7. Consideration of a resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the annual Library Services and Technology Act Grant in the amount of $8,494.00 with the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
(Library)

 
8. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant in the amount of $3,450.00 from the Tennessee Arts Commission for the 2014 Children's Festival of Reading.
(Library)

 
9. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for Aldi Inc. (Tennessee) in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
10. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for Caris HealthCare, L.P. in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
11. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for GRAD Land Development in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
12. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for Primos Land Company, LLC in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
13. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract amendment with Volunteer Erosion Control (Contract No. 12-478) for the purposes of adding items, including: root removal and root barrier fabric at various walking trail locations.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
14. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract amendment with APAC Atlantic, Inc., Claiborne Hauling, LLC., Stowers Machinery Corporation, and Neff Rental, LLC (Contract No. 12-266, 12-267, 12-269 and 12-268, respectively) for the purposes of adding items, including: trackhoe with thumb attachment and small dozer (D4 type).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
15. 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.
(DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER) (DEFER TO DECEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)

(Solid Waste)
 
16. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to amend the Contract for Maintenance and Repair of Solid Waste Equipment to add a category for Skilled Labor at a rate of $27.50 per hour.
(Solid Waste)
 
17. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a gift card in the amount of $50.00 from Keep America Beautiful and donation of same to Keep Knoxville Beautiful in support of America Recycles Day.
(Solid Waste) 
 
18. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a $195,000.00 Grant Contract from the Tennessee Department of Health to the Government of Knox County DBA Knox County Health Department for the provision of health care safety net emergency dental services for uninsured adult Tennesseans ages 19-64, for the period July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
19. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Bench Donation in the amount of $1,400.00.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
20. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement between Regal Entertainment Group and Knox County regarding expansion of the Halls Greenway.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
21. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Defined Services Contract Amendment with the Arts and Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville for $29,360.00 - $20,000.00 for the KUUMBA Festival and $9,360.00 to extend the hours at the Emporium Center.
(Purchasing)

 
22. 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)
(DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
(Purchasing)
 
23. 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) (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
(Risk Management)
 
24. 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 OCTOBER)
(Risk Management)
 
25. 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 OCTOBER)
(Risk Management)
 
26. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee concerning taxes and the disposal of real property owned by the City of Knoxville.
(Commissioner Broyles)
 
27. Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Article 5 of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance (Appendix A of the Knox County Code) regarding retail sales of agricultural products in the A (Agricultural) zoning district (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
           
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28. 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). (SECOND READING)
(Purchasing)
 
29. Consideration of the Closure of a portion of Federal Road and the entirety of Sea Ray Drive. Roads are located on Pickle Island off National Drive in the Forks of the River Industrial Park in the Ninth Commission District. Property owner is Brunswick Corporation, Lake Forest, IL.  (FIRST READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
30. Consideration of the closure of public right of way on Kelly Lane from the entrance of Seven Island Wildlife Refuge to the end of the public right of way.
(Engineering and Public Works)

 
31. Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.  Oakfield Lane, located in Oakfield Subdivision, Commission District 7.
B.  Mountain Oak Lane, located in Oakfield Subdivision, Commission District 7.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
32. 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. (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
(County Mayor)
 
33. Discussion regarding transparency of Commission Travel.
(Commissioner Smith)
 
34. Discussion regarding the Joint Education Committee.
(Commissioner McKenzie)

 
35. Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
36. Request of Danny Hamilton for Rezoning from A (Agricultural) to OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services). Property located west side Fox Road, south of Capital Drive. COMMISSION DISTRICT 5. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE OB (OFFICE, MEDICAL, AND RELATED SERVICES).
 
37. Request of Worley Builders, Inc. for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located east side Bob Kirby Road, north of Dutchtown Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 3. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL).
 
38. 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)