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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, VICE-CHAIR
R. LARRY SMITH, 7TH DISTRICT
DAVE WRIGHT, 8TH DISTRICT
MIKE BROWN, 9TH DISTRICT
MIKE HAMMOND, 10TH DISTRICT, CHAIRMAN
ED SHOUSE, 11TH DISTRICT

THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHALL MEET IN REGULAR SESSION ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2011 AT 1:45 P.M. IN THE MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE CITY COUNTY BUILDING, 400 WEST MAIN STREET.
 
             
I.      CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (1:45 P.M.):
A.  Public Forum
B.  Honorary Resolutions
R-11-10-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Ann D. Acuff for her years of laudable service to Knox County Government. (TO BE ADDED)
(Full Commission)
 
II.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (2:00 P.M.):

A.  Devotional
    
Commissioner Mike Brown

B.  Pledge to the Flag
     Commissioner Dave Wright
C.  Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting
D.  Amendents to the Agenda
E.  Drives and Roads
F.  Line Item Transfers
   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve w/ Amendments 9-0-0-2
 
G.  Notary Applications
H.  Resolutions
     (Education Consent, Consent Calendar, Resolutions not on Consent)
*R-11-10-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing Tommy Daugherty as an alternate member of the Knox County Sheriff's Office Merit System Council.
(Merit System Council)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
R-11-10-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, ratifying the Knox County Mayor’s appointment/reappointment of _______________________ (citizen member) and reappointing Commissioner Richard Briggs and appointing/reappointing_______________________ (citizen member) to the Knox County Ethics Committee.
(Law Director)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-10-112   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee confirming the Knox County Mayor’s appointment of Lewis Cosby to the Public Building Authority (PBA) Board of Directors.
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 10-0-0-1
 
R-11-10-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the approximate annual amount of $750,000.00 with Coca-Cola Refreshments for water, flavored water and low calorie isotonic beverages for the Knox County Schools School Nutrition program.
(Schools)
Education Consent
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-2-0-1
 
*R-11-10-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment No. 1 to the pact agreement with Trane U.S. Inc. for Phase III-A of the self-funded Energy Conservation and Infrastructure Improvement Program for Knox County Schools in order to increase the total contract amount by $387,303.00 for equipment at South Doyle High School, Bearden CTE and West Hills Elementary School.
(Schools)
Education Consent
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
*R-11-10-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Dynamic Security, Inc. for unarmed security guard services at Lawson McGhee Library and the East Tennessee History Center.
(Library)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
*R-11-10-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Volunteer Highway Supply Inc. for Pavement Marking Materials and Road Striping Services.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
*R-11-10-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Town of Farragut to provide for the Town of Farragut's re-imbursement in the amount not to exceed $100,000.00 to Knox County for the costs associated with the realignment of Farlow Drive.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-10-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a construction contract in the amount of $181,063.10 with APAC-Atlantic for road improvements on West Beaver Creek Road adjacent to the Blueberry Ridge Senior Housing Development.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
*R-11-10-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing a technical correction to Resolution R-07-10-403 regarding the amount of the contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the replacement of the Connor Bridge over Bull Run Creek (Resolution R-07-10-403 stated the estimated cost of the contract to be $70,000.00 but the actual contract amount is $744,000.00 with $595,200.00 (80%) provided by the State and $148,800.00 (20%) provided by Knox County).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
*R-11-10-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Emerald Investment Limited Partnership of Knoxville for property located at 264 South Peters Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
*R-11-10-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants For Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Gallows Point Properties, LLC for property located at 10140 Gallows Point Drive.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
*R-11-10-407   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Burr, LLC for property located at 0 Spring Bluff Way.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
R-11-10-408   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts for Greenwaste Disposal Services with Nature’s Best Organics of Tennessee, LLC ($14.41 per ton for the disposal of greenwaste and no charge for pallet disposal) and Knox Ag, Inc. dba Shamrock Organic Products ($28.82 per ton for the disposal of greenwaste and a pallet disposal fee of $0.50 per pallet).
(Solid Waste)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-2-0-1
 
R-11-10-409   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the provisions of Tennessee Code Annotated Sections 68-211-701 through 704 and 707, also known as the Jackson Law, as amended.
(Solid Waste)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-10-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a $5,000.00 award from the National Association of Local Boards of Health and the National Association of County and City Health Officials to coordinate a one (1) day planning meeting to be held on December 7, 2011 to discuss strategies to sustain local tobacco control efforts and to support state efforts.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
*R-11-10-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of $600.00 from Paul Campbell Erwin, MD, DrPH to Knox County Health Department for workforce development classes/supplies.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
R-11-10-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending the Knox County FY 2011-2012 Budget to appropriate $1,577,611.64 for the purpose of providing a three percent (3%) pay increase for budgeted Knox County employees, effective January 1, 2012.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-10-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee regarding the issuance of not to exceed fourteen million four hundred thousand dollars ($14,400,000) general obligation bonds of Knox County Tennessee.
(County Mayor and Finance Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-10-803   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds, in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed fourteen million four hundred thousand dollars ($14,400,000) of Knox County, Tennessee; making provision for the issuance, sale and payment of said bonds; establishing the terms thereof and the disposition of proceeds therefrom; providing for the levy of taxes for the payment of principal of, premium, if any, and interest on the bonds.
(County Mayor and Finance Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 9-0-0-2
 
R-11-10-804   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee (1) authorizing the issuance of general obligation refunding bonds in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed twenty-three million five hundred thousand dollars ($23,500,000); making provision for the issuance, sale and payment of said bonds; establishing the terms thereof and the disposition of proceeds therefrom; providing for the levy of taxes for the payment of principal of, premium, if any, and interest on the bonds; and (2) in connection with the County's series VI-A-1 loan agreement, and series VI-K-1 loan agreement, and series D-3-A loan agreement and the related Public Building Authority bonds, authorizing the conversion of the interest rate period to the index rate and approving certain amendments and the form and execution and delivery of documents in connection therewith.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-1-2
 
*R-11-10-805   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Earth Grains d/b/a Sara Lee for bread for the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, Richard L. Bean Juvenile Service Center, the Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee's Mobile Meals Kitchen and Head Start programs, Three Ridges Golf Course, and the John T. O'Connor Senior Center.
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
R-11-10-806   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an appropriation in the amount of $134,277.95 from the General Fund Balance for the purpose of reimbursing former Knox County Sheriff Timothy Hutchison for reasonable attorney's fees incurred while successfully defending an ouster lawsuit, as provided by Tennessee Law.
(DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER)
(Law Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Withdraw  
 
*R-11-10-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting the Metropolitan Planning Commission to review the Knox County Zoning Ordinance regarding the manner in which Knox County regulates signs, billboards, and other advertising structures and to present recommendations to the Knox County Commission relative to land use regulations necessary to more adequately regulate signs, billboards, and other advertising structures in Knox County.
(Commissioner Briggs)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-10-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the 2011-2012 Juvenile Accountability Block Grant in the amount of $39,904.00 (requires a local match of $4,434.00) from the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth to plan and implement a Substance Abuse Program. (TO BE ADDED)
(Juvenile Court)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
*R-11-10-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a lease agreement with the Town of Farragut for Knox County Clerk and Knox County Trustee Satellite Offices in the Farragut Town Hall for a four (4) year term with a monthly rent of $900.00 for the first year of the lease with the monthly rent increasing by $50.00 each year thereafter for the term of the lease. (TO BE ADDED)
(County Clerk)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 9-0-0-2
 
*    Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:

1.  Wakan Lane in Tamara Subdivision, District 8.
2.  Angakot Road in Tamara Subdivision, District 8.
3.  Poskita Lane in Tamara Subdivision, District 8.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 8-0-0-3
 
I.  Ordinances on First Reading
O-11-10-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Knox County Code, Section 2-31 entitled “Districts” to establish the County Commission Districts for the County of Knox (Ord. No. O-91-11-104, adopted 12-16-91; Ord. No. O-01-7-103, adopted 8-27-01; Ord. O-09-8-103, adopted 9-28-09).  (FIRST READING)
(Commissioner Smith)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 9-0-0-2
 
O-11-10-102   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Chapter 2 of the Knox County Code entitled "Administration" by adding a new Article XIII to establish the Board of Education Districts for the County of Knox (Ord. No. O-01-11-101-SS, adopted 11-19-01; Ord. No. O-01-12-104, adopted 1-28-02).  (FIRST READING)
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 9-0-0-2
 
J.  Ordinances on Second Reading
K.  Public Forum
L.  Other Business
   Discussion regarding an amendment to the Commission Meeting Rules of Procedure. (DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER)
(Law Director)
Work Session Recommendation: Tabled  
 
III.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (6:00 P.M.):
A.      Zoning Requests
6-D-11-RZ   Request of VANCE AND PAM GRIFFIN FOR REZONING FROM RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) TO A (AGRICULTURAL). Property located southwest side Shoffner Lane, northwest of Griffith Road. 7TH COMMISSION DISTRICT; MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE A (AGRICULTURAL). (DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER)  
8-A-11-SAP   Request of the Metropolitan Planning Commission to adopt the South City Sector Plan Update. Commission District 9. MPC ACTION: ADOPT THE SOUTH CITY SECTOR PLAN UPDATE AND RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION ADOPT BY RESOLUTION THE PLAN. (DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER)  
6-H-06-SP   Request of OLIVER A. SMITH FOR SOUTHWEST COUNTY SECTOR PLAN AMENDMENT FROM LDR (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) TO O (OFFICE); Property located northeast side Lake Heritage Way, southwest side I-140, southeast of Westland Drive. COMMISSION DISTRICT 5; MPC ACTION: ADOPT RESOLUTION #6-H-06-SP AMENDING THE SOUTHWEST COUNTY SECTOR PLAN TO O (OFFICE) AND RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION ALSO ADOPT THE AMENDMENT.  
6-S-06-RZ   Request of OLIVER A. SMITH FOR REZONING FROM PR (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL) AND CA (GENERAL BUSINESS) TO OB (OFFICE, MEDICAL AND RELATED SERVICES). property located on the northeast side of Lake Heritage Way, southwest of I-140, southeast of Westland Drive. FIFTH COMMISSION DISTRICT. MPC RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE OB (OFFICE, MEDICAL AND RELATED SERVICES).  
9-B-11-RZ   Request of BENCHMARK ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR REZONING FROM PC (PLANNED COMMERCIAL) / TO (TECHNOLOGY OVERLAY) TO OB (OFFICE, MEDICAL AND RELATED SERVICES) / TO (TECHNOLOGY OVERLAY). Property located southeast side Greenland Way, southeast of Hardin Valley Road. SIXTH COMMISSION DISTRICT. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE OB (OFFICE, MEDICAL, AND RELATED SERVICES) / TO (TECHNOLOGY OVERLAY).  
9-D-11-RZ   Request of ANNE FOLSOM SMITH FOR REZONING FROM A (AGRICULTURAL) TO OB (OFFICE, MEDICAL, AND RELATED SERVICES); Property located northeast side Huckleberry Lane, southeast of Strawberry Plains Pike. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE OB (OFFICE, MEDICAL, AND RELATED SERVICES).  
B.      Zoning Appeals
C.       Amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance 
D.      Other Business
E.      Adjournment

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