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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, NOVEMBER 15, 2010 AT 2:00 P.M. IN THE AUDITORIUM OF FULTON HIGH SCHOOL, 2509 NORTH BROADWAY STREET.

THE ZONING PORTION OF THE AGENDA WILL BEGIN AT 6:00 P.M. IN THE MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE CITY COUNTY BUILDING, 400 WEST MAIN STREET.
 
             
I.      ROLL CALL:
II.     DEVOTIONAL:

       Commissioner Jeff Ownby

III.    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG:

        Commissioner Tony Norman

IV.    AMENDMENTS TO THE AGENDA:

V.     CONSENT ITEMS:
1.   TAX REFUNDS
2.   NOTARY PUBLIC APPLICATIONS
3.   REPORTS OF OFFICIALS: (Quarterly)
(January, April, July, October)
A.  County Mayor
B.  County Law Director
C.  Superintendent of Schools
D.  Trustee
E.  Medical Examiner
F.  Sheriff
G.  Public Libraries
H.  Old Records
4.   REPORTS OF COUNTY AGENCIES: (Quarterly)
(January, April, July, October)
A.  Department of Human Services
B.  Department of Child and Family Services
C.  Department of Air Quality Management
D.  Metropolitan Planning Commission
E.  Sheriff's Merit System
F.  Pre-Trial Release
G.  Jail Inspection Committee
H.  Alternative Sentencing Program
I.  Ambulance Review Commission

VI.    EDUCATION CONSENT CALENDAR:

R-10-11-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Federal Education Jobs Program Grant Award in the amount of $8,184,717.00.
(Schools)
Education Consent
 
VII.   CONSENT CALENDAR:
R-10-11-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee dedicating and naming that portion of Tennessee State Route 62, from the Solway Bridge to that point where the route splits at Karns, the "Veterans Memorial Mile" in honor of our Nation's Veterans, especially those Killed in Action, Missing in Action or being held as Prisoners of War.
(Commissioners Broyles and Ownby)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Island Home Baptist Church as it prepares to celebrate 150 years of continuous ministry to the people of Knox County.
(TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Brown)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee ratifying the Knox County Mayor's appointment of Richard Bell to the Knox County Ethics Committee. (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $1,950.00 from Arts Build Communities designated agency, The Arts and Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, to conduct a pilot Program of Saturday children's performances at four library locations on two Saturdays a month for four months.
(Library)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment One to the grant agreement with the Tennessee Department of Human Services for Child Support Enforcement Services for the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
(Sheriff)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the Knox County Law Director to begin condemnation proceedings for two (2) tracts of land (tracts 119 and 121) as acquisition is necessary for Knox County to proceed with Phase II of the Dutchtown Road Improvement Project.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement of sale in the amount of $500.00 with Gordon and Wanda Delaney for Knox County's acquisition of a right-of-way located at 2400 Tipton Station Road for an overhead traffic sign as required by the mediated agreement in Beam v. Knox County, et al.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee accepting a grant award in the amount of $80,560.50 (requires a local in-kind match of $11,508.50) with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) to develop a Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Professional Services Agreement in the amount of $58,984.00 with AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc. for services related to the development of a Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the donation of the Knox County Fire Prevention Bureau's old Life Safety House to the Lenoir City Fire Department.
(Fire Marshall)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $951,486.86 with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency for federal pass through funding related to the 2110 Homeland Security Grant Program for the purpose of funding local Knox County projects which include the purchase of approved equipment and training for local first responders.
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee determining the method of disposal of surplus properties located at 3400 Ashland Avenue (Parcel 082DQ001), 3337 Thomas Street (Parcel 081IR015), and 2510 East Glenwood Avenue (Parcel 082JE005).
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $189,100.00 (requires a local match of $109,00.00) with the Tennessee Department of Health in Support of Project Diabetes. (TO BE ADDED)
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to Commission Meeting 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the Knox County Purchasing Director to sell surplus personal property as needed for the Teacher Supply Depot.
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a reorganization of the Child Support IV-D program by transferring the duties, responsibilities and funding of one (1) Administrative Assistant to the Knox County Sheriff's Office, effective November 22, 2010.
(Juvenile Court)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment One to a grant agreement with the Tennessee Department of Human Services for Child Support Enforcement Services.
(Juvenile Court)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving amendments to the Knox County Commission Rules to rearrange the order of the Agenda, extend the deadline for line item transfers, and require the approval of the Commission Chair on items added to the Agenda after the deadline.
(Commissioner Anders)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
VIII.  APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETING:
IX.    ELECTION AND APPOINTMENTS:
R-10-11-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee ratifying the Knox County Mayor's appointment of Richard Bell to the Knox County Ethics Committee. (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, appointing William E. Lindsey as an alternate member on the Knox County Sheriff's Office Merit System Council. (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
(Merit System Council)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to Commission Meeting 11-0-0-0
 
X.     DRIVES AND ROADS:
   Consideration of closure of partial right of way located at Brandon Road west of Clearfield Road.  Property Owner:  Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. (FIRST READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
XI.    PUBLIC FORUM:
XII.    RESOLUTIONS:
*R-10-11-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee dedicating and naming that portion of Tennessee State Route 62, from the Solway Bridge to that point where the route splits at Karns, the "Veterans Memorial Mile" in honor of our Nation's Veterans, especially those Killed in Action, Missing in Action or being held as Prisoners of War.
(Commissioners Broyles and Ownby)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Island Home Baptist Church as it prepares to celebrate 150 years of continuous ministry to the people of Knox County.
(TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Brown)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee ratifying the Knox County Mayor's appointment of Richard Bell to the Knox County Ethics Committee. (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, appointing William E. Lindsey as an alternate member on the Knox County Sheriff's Office Merit System Council. (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
(Merit System Council)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to Commission Meeting 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Federal Education Jobs Program Grant Award in the amount of $8,184,717.00.
(Schools)
Education Consent
 
*R-10-11-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $1,950.00 from Arts Build Communities designated agency, The Arts and Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, to conduct a pilot Program of Saturday children's performances at four library locations on two Saturdays a month for four months.
(Library)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment One to the grant agreement with the Tennessee Department of Human Services for Child Support Enforcement Services for the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
(Sheriff)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the Knox County Law Director to begin condemnation proceedings for two (2) tracts of land (tracts 119 and 121) as acquisition is necessary for Knox County to proceed with Phase II of the Dutchtown Road Improvement Project.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement of sale in the amount of $500.00 with Gordon and Wanda Delaney for Knox County's acquisition of a right-of-way located at 2400 Tipton Station Road for an overhead traffic sign as required by the mediated agreement in Beam v. Knox County, et al.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee accepting a grant award in the amount of $80,560.50 (requires a local in-kind match of $11,508.50) with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) to develop a Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Professional Services Agreement in the amount of $58,984.00 with AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc. for services related to the development of a Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the donation of the Knox County Fire Prevention Bureau's old Life Safety House to the Lenoir City Fire Department.
(Fire Marshall)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $951,486.86 with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency for federal pass through funding related to the 2110 Homeland Security Grant Program for the purpose of funding local Knox County projects which include the purchase of approved equipment and training for local first responders.
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee determining the method of disposal of surplus properties located at 3400 Ashland Avenue (Parcel 082DQ001), 3337 Thomas Street (Parcel 081IR015), and 2510 East Glenwood Avenue (Parcel 082JE005).
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $189,100.00 (requires a local match of $109,00.00) with the Tennessee Department of Health in Support of Project Diabetes. (TO BE ADDED)
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to Commission Meeting 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the Knox County Purchasing Director to sell surplus personal property as needed for the Teacher Supply Depot.
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a reorganization of the Child Support IV-D program by transferring the duties, responsibilities and funding of one (1) Administrative Assistant to the Knox County Sheriff's Office, effective November 22, 2010.
(Juvenile Court)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment One to a grant agreement with the Tennessee Department of Human Services for Child Support Enforcement Services.
(Juvenile Court)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting that the Knox County Mayor amend the Knox County Employee Handbook to add a section to preclude Knox County from remitting severance payments to County employees for work not performed. (DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER)
(Commissioner Smith)
Work Session Recommendation:  Table until January
 
R-10-11-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee creating a Task Force to review and assess the composition, structure, function, power and authority of the Knox County Ethics Committee.
(Commissioner Briggs)
Work Session Recommendation:  Defer to Commission Meeting 11-0-0-0
 
*R-10-11-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving amendments to the Knox County Commission Rules to rearrange the order of the Agenda, extend the deadline for line item transfers, and require the approval of the Commission Chair on items added to the Agenda after the deadline.
(Commissioner Anders)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-10-11-906   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee regarding Carter Elementary School. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1

 
XIII.   ORDINANCES ON FIRST READING:
O-10-11-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending sections 2-581, 2-647 and 2-691 of the Knox County Code relative to contract modifications and emergency purchases (Ord. No. O-08-5-101, adopted 6-23-08). (FIRST READING)
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 11-0-0-0
 
O-10-11-102   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Chapter 2, Article X, Division 2 of the Knox County Code entitled "Base Personnel Policies" by adding a new section 2-774 to preclude Knox County from remitting severance payments to County employees for work not performed (Knox County Code, Chapter 2, Article X, Division 2, establishing Section 2-774, previously reserved). (FIRST READING) (DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER)
(Commissioner Smith)
Work Session Recommendation:  Table until January
 
XIV.  ORDINANCES ON SECOND READING:
XV.     ANNEXATION APPEALS:
XVI.    PUBLIC FORUM:
XVII.   OTHER BUSINESS:
   Discussion regarding the Pam Reeves report. (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Commissioner Smith)
Work Session Recommendation:  Defer to January 11-0-0-0
 
   Discussion regarding alcohol use in Knox County funded Ten Year Plan housing.
(Commissioner Ownby)
Work Session Recommendation:  No Action Taken  
 
   Discussion regarding Carter Elementary School.
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve Substitute Motion 10-0-0-1
 
A.      ZONING REQUESTS:
10-B-10-RZ   Request of ROBERT G. CAMPBELL AND ASSOCIATES FOR REZONING FROM A (AGRICULTURAL) TO RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL); Property located southeast side E. Emory Road, southwest of Emory Pointe Lane. 7TH COMMISSION DISTRICT; MPC RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL).
Work Session Recommendation:  No Action Taken  
 
10-C-10-RZ   Request of DAVID BAILEY FOR REZONING FROM CA (GENERAL BUSINESS) AND A (AGRICULTURAL) TO CB (BUSINESS AND MANUFACTURING); Property located east side Chapman Highway, south of Sevierville Pike. 8TH COMMISSION DISTRICT; MPC RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE CB (BUSINESS AND MANUFACTURING).
Work Session Recommendation:  No Action Taken  
 
10-D-10-UR   Request of RAY WALKER-WALKER TRUCKING CONTRACTORS, INC. FOR APPROVAL OF PLAN OF OPERATION AND CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT FOR A MINING AND MINERAL EXTRACTION (SOIL REMOVAL) FACILITY; Property located north side of Rutledge Pike, east of Rosewood Road. 8TH COMMISSION DISTRICT; MPC RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE THE REQUEST FOR A MINING AND MINERAL EXTRACTION FACILITY AND A STONE/GRAVEL STORAGE AND DISTRIBUTION OPERATION WITH PLAN OF OPERATION AND CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT AS SHOWN ON THE SITE PLAN SUBJECT TO 10 CONDITIONS.
Work Session Recommendation:  No Action Taken  
 
2-A-10-SAP   Request of THE METROPOLITAN PLANNING COMMISSION TO ADOPT THE AMENDED EAST COUNTY SECTOR PLAN; 8TH COMMISSION DISTRICT; MPC ACTION: APPROVED A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE AMENDED EAST COUNTY SECTOR PLAN AND RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION ADOPT BY RESOLUTION THE PLAN AS AMENDED. (DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER) (DEFER TO DECEMBER)
Work Session Recommendation:  No Action Taken  
 
9-D-10-RZ   Request of RON SCOTT JR. OR BEN KIZER FOR REZONING FROM A (AGRICULTURAL) TO CA (GENERAL BUSINESS); Property located northwest side Guinn Road, southwest of Oak Ridge Highway. 6TH COMMISSION DISTRICT; MPC RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE CA (GENERAL BUSINESS) ZONING FOR THE REQUESTED PORTIONS OF PARCELS 6.01 AND 6.03 AND DENY CA FOR PARCEL 6.02. (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
Work Session Recommendation:  No Action Taken  
 
9-E-10-RZ   Request of TN VALLEY SURVEYING, INC. FOR REZONING FROM A (AGRICULTURAL) AND RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) TO PR (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL); Property located east side Branch Lane, north of N. Ruggles Ferry Pike. 8TH COMMISSION DISTRICT; MPC RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE PR (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL) ZONING AT A DENSITY OF UP TO 3 DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE, SUBJECT TO 1 CONDITION: NO CLEARING OR GRADING OF THE SITE PRIOR TO USE ON REVIEW PLAN APPROVAL BY MPC.
Work Session Recommendation:  No Action Taken  
 
B.      ZONING APPEALS:
C.      AMENDMENTS TO THE KNOX COUNTY ZONING ORDINANCE:
O-10-11-103   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Article 4 of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance to add a new Section 4.103 regarding Standards and Requirements for Flea Markets (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended).
(FIRST READING) (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
Work Session Recommendation:  Defer to Commission Meeting 11-0-0-0
 
D.      SUBDIVISION APPEALS/ONE LOT VARIANCES:
E.      TECHNOLOGY CORRIDOR:
F.      ROLL CALL BY DISTRICTS:
G.      ADJOURNMENT:

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