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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
DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS, THE DECEMBER MEETING OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED:

THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHALL MEET IN REGULAR SESSION ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2010 AT 1:45 P.M. IN THE MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE CITY COUNTY BUILDING, WEST MAIN STREET.
 
THE ZONINGS PORTION OF THE AGENDA WILL BEGIN AT 4:00 P.M.

PLEASE NOTE DATE AND TIME CHANGES
 
             
I.      CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (1:45 P.M.):
    A.  Public Forum
        1.  Roy Leath - County Roads
        2.  Sgt. Isom Mullins - March 2 Success
        3.  Carroll Rousseau - School Budget
    B.  Honorary Resolutions
R-10-12-101   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. (DEFERRED FROM NOVEMBER)
(Commissioners Broyles and Ownby)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
2. R-10-12-102   A Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, honoring Rural Metro Fire Chief Jerry Harnish for enhancing the Professionalism of Firefighters across Tennessee through training and leadership by example. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Brown)
 
II.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (2:00 P.M.):

    A.  Devotional
     
    Commissioner R. Larry Smith

    B.  Pledge to the Flag
        
Commissioner Richard Briggs
    C.  Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting
    D.  Amendents to the Agenda
    E.  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. (SECOND READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
    F.  Line Item Transfers
   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
    G.  Resolutions
         (Education Consent, Consent Calendar, Resolutions not on Consent)
1. R-10-12-110   A Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, ratifying the Knox County Mayor's reappointment of Tierney Bates to the Knox County Personnel Board. (TO BE ADDED)
(Human Resources)
 
*R-10-12-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount of $108,500.00 with Rodefer Moss and Company, PLLC to audit the Knox County Schools Activity Funds from July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011.
(Schools)
Education Consent
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount of $125,000.00 with Home Choice Flooring, LLC for floor tile installation services.
(Schools)
Education Consent 
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to approve the awarding of invitation for bid #323 for floor tile and related supplies to Home Choice Flooring, LLC and Bonitz Flooring, Inc. for $125,000.00.
(Schools)
Education Consent 
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-204   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the acceptance of intent to fund the Voluntary Pre-K for Tennessee Program by grant award from the Tennessee Department of Education in the amount of $1,773,590.21.
(Schools)
Education Consent 
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement between the Knoxville Police Department, the Knox County Sheriff's Office and Knox County Schools for the assignment of Law Enforcement Officers to Knox County Schools.
(Sheriff)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the expenditure of Stormwater Civil Penalty funds for Stormwater related purposes as determined by the Director of Engineering and Public Works.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with the Industrial Development Board of the County of Knox for property located at 3109 Water Plant Road in the Forks of the River Industrial Park, property on which Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, as tenant, operates a coffee roasting, packaging, and distribution facility.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
R-10-12-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the agreements of sale in the total amount of $2,400.00 with the Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, Inc. for the surplus properties located at 3400 Ashland Avenue, 3337 Thomas Street, and 2510 East Glenwood Avenue.
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation:  Defer to January  
 
R-10-12-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee waiving the ten percent (10%) shelter rent deposit for years 1998-2005 for St. Mary's Villa, Inc., Riverview St. Mary's, Inc. and St. Mary's Villa at Riverview II, Inc.
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment One to a grant agreement with the Tennessee Department of Health for Immumization Services.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment Two to the Family Planning Services Contract with the Tennessee Department of Health to increase the maximum liability of the State under the contract by $40,000.00.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount of $58,880.00 with the University of Tennessee to perform computer assisted telephone interviewing to collect behavioral health risk factor statistics.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Knox County as a party to a Memorandum of Understanding between Knox County, the City of Knoxville and the Public Building Authority to provide for greater energy efficiencies and improvements to the City/County Building and requiring the written agreement to be submitted to the Commission for approval.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee extending for one (1) month, to and through January 31, 2011, the moratorium on the issuance of beer permits to drive-thru liquor establishments where beer sales are currently not permitted by Knox County.
(Law Department)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee respectfully requesting the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to amend its contract for road improvements to Western Avenue in order to make provisions to facilitate the eventual extension of the Third Creek Greenway to connect with the Victor Ashe Greenway.
(Commissioner Norman)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $68,800.00 with the State of Tennesse for certified voting equipment.
(Election Commission)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee expressing the Commission's desire for the City/County Building Parking Garage to be accessible to the public during the regular monthly meeting of the Knox County Commission.
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve w/Amendment 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commisson of Knox County, Tennessee requesting that the Knox County Audit Committee conduct a Perfomance Appraisal of Knox County Internal Auditor Richard Walls.
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
R-10-12-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the expenditure of Twenty Thousand Dollars ($20,000.00) from the public improvement fund for renovations to the proposed leased office space on the first floor of the Midway Rehabilitation Center which the Knox County Drug Court desires to relocate its operations.
(Drug Court)
Work Session Recommendation:  No Recommendation 10-0-0-1
 
*R-10-12-906   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Limited Warranty Deeds, which include the Conservation Easement Deeds, for the conveyance of the Halls Park Property and additional land at the Seven Islands Wildlife Refuge from the Legacy Park Foundation to Knox County.
(Commissioners Norman and Smith)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
    H.  Ordinances on First Reading
    I.   Ordinances on Second 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). (SECOND READING)
(Purchasing)
Work Session Recommendation:  Approve 10-0-0-1
 
    J.   Public Forum
    K.  Other Business
   Discussion regarding alcohol use in Knox County funded Ten Year Plan housing.
(DEFERRED FROM NOVEMBER)
(Commissioner Ownby)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to January  
 
III.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (4:00 P.M.):
    A.      Zoning Requests
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 NOVEMBER)  
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. (DEFERRED FROM NOVEMBER)  
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 NOVEMBER)  
11-A-10-SP   Request of KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION FOR SOUTHWEST COUNTY SECTOR PLAN AMENDMENT FROM LDR (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) TO RC (RURAL COMMERCIAL): Property located southeast side Fox Rd., northeast of Canton Hollow Rd. 5TH COMMISSION DISTRICT: MPC ACTION: MPC VOTED TO TAKE NO ACTION.  
6-C-10-RZ   Request of CGK, INC. FOR REZONING FROM A (AGRICULTURAL) TO CR (RURAL COMMERCIAL).; Property located southeast side Fox Road, northeast of Canton Hollow Road. 5TH COMMISSION DISTRICT; MPC RECOMMENDATION: IN THE EVENT THAT KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVES THE SECTOR PLAN CHANGE (11-A-10-SP), APPROVE RURAL COMMERCIAL ZONING SUBJECT TO THE TWO CONDITIONS AS SET FORTH IN THE ALTERNATIVE STAFF RECOMMENDATION.  
    B.      Zoning Appeals
    C.       Amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance 
O-10-12-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending Article 2, Article 4, and Article 5 of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance regarding regulations for private swimming pools, regulations in the PR (Planned Residential) district, and definitions (Ord No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
Work Session Recommendation:  Send Back to MPC 10-0-0-1
 
    D.      Other Business
    E.      Adjournment

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