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 MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013 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-13-10-101    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Jewelry TV for 20 years in business in Knox County.
(Commissioner Hammond)

 
5. 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)

 
6. 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)
 
7. 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)
 
8. 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)
 
9. 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)

 
10. 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)
 
11. 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)
 
12. 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)

 
13. 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)

 
14. 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)

 
15. 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)
 
16. 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)
 
17. 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)
 
18. 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)
 
19. 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)
 
20. 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)
 
21. 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)
 
22. 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)
 
23. 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)
 
24. 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)
 
25. 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)
 
26. 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. 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)
 
           
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27. 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)
 
28. 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 FY 14)
(Purchasing)
 
29. 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)
 
           
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30. 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)

 
31. 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)

 
32. 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)

 
33. 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)
 
34. R-13-10-811    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Align Networks, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $50,000.00 annually for the provision of Workers Compensation Physical Medicine Referral Services. (Funded in current budget)
(DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER)
(Risk Management)
 
35. 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)

(Risk Management)
 
           
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36. 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)
 
37. 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)
 
38. 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)
 
39. 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)
 
40. 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)
 
41.     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)
 
42.     Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor’s appointment/reappointment of _________________ to serve on the Knox County Ethics Committee for a four (4) year term expiring October 31, 2017.
(County Mayor)
 
43.     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)
 
44.     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.
(County Mayor)
 
45.     Discussion regarding the Joint Education Committee.
(Commissioner McKenzie)

 
46.     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.
 
47.     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).
 
48.     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).
 
49.     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.
 
50.     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)