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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, FEBRUARY 28, 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-11-2-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Bearden Middle School Boys Basketball Team for the singular achievement of an undefeated 2010-2011 season. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Shouse)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
R-11-2-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Knox County native Trevor Bayne for winning the 2011 Daytona 500. (TO BE ADDED)
(Full Commission)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0

 
II.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (2:00 P.M.):

A.  Devotional

     Commissioner Sam McKenzie

B.  Pledge to the Flag

     
Commissioner Ed Shouse
C.  Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting
D.  Amendents to the Agenda
E.  Drives and Roads
F.  Line Item Transfers
2151   Line Item Transfers
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve   
 
G.  Resolutions
     (Education Consent, Consent Calendar, Resolutions not on Consent)
R-11-2-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending the bylaws of the Three Ridges Golf Board to increase the membership to sixteen (16) voting members and approving the reappointment of John Whitehead as the 16th voting member on the Board.
(Commissioner Norman)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to March  
 
*R-11-2-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee creating a Committee to assist in the County Commission redistricting process.
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
R-11-2-112   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee confirming the Knox County Mayor's appointment of ______________ as the “Hearing Officer” for violations associated with the Ordinance regulating sexually oriented businesses within Knox County.  (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to March  11-0-0-0
 
R-11-2-113   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing _____________ to the Knox County Personnel Board. (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
(Human Resources)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
 
*R-11-2-114   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing John Wesley Donaldson to the Knox County Board of Equalization. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner McKenzie)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0
 
*R-11-2-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement in the amount of $2,628.00 for the conveyance of a permanent utility easement and temporary construction easement located at 600 North Chilhowee Drive, also known as the Holston Middle School property, to the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) for a gas line upgrade.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to approve the awarding of invitation for bid #534 to Alexander Lincoln Mercury Ford for six (6) 2011 Ford E-250 Cargo Vans in the amount of $102,594.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts in the amount not to exceed $1,000,000.00 with Archer Air Conditioning Service Company, Inc., Del-Air Mechanical Contractors, and Four Seasons, Inc. for commercial grade HVAC installation and repair services.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-204   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the annual amount of $200,000.00 for twenty (20) years between the City of Knoxville and the Knox County Board of Education to assist in funding the Board's lease of the L&N Station Campus for the operation of a STEM Academy High School.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0
 
*R-11-2-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) grant agreement.
(Sheriff)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with K M and H Development Co., LLC for property located at 1308 Wallace Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with MPM Development Company, LLC for property located at 5119 Crippen Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Timberlake Development, LLC for property located at 3424 Long Hollow Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Albert W. Fink and Beverly A. Fink for property located at 9147 Middlebrook Pike.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment Number 1 to a contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT)for the design of turn lanes on Ebenezer Road and North Westland Drive to provide additional funding in the amount of $250,000.00 (100% Federally Funded) for the construction of said turn lanes with Knox County responsible for the eventual right-of-way acquisition in the amount of $50,000.00. (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount of $238,877.28 (100% grant funded) with General Physics Corporation for Training Exercise Services for District 2 Homeland Security counties.
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with respect to acquisition of rights of way between Knox County and Knoxville’s Community Development Corporation (KCDC).
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
R-11-2-503   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving addendums to the cooperation agreements with St. Mary's Villa, Inc., Riverview St. Mary's, Inc. and St. Mary's Villa at Riverview II, Inc. to clarify the definition of Assisted Living Activities and waive all deposits of the shelter rent due prior to January 1, 2006 which total $109,361.00 for all three (3) facilities. (DEFERRED FROM DECEMBER)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  8-2-1-0
 
*R-11-2-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $5,000.00 with the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) to build the capacity of local Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) units.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant in the amount of $1500.00 from Share Our Strength's Cooking Matters for the Knox County Health Department to implement "Cooking Matters for Child Care Professionals" pilot courses which provide nutrition and food preparation training to childcare providers in Knox County to help address high rates of childhood obesity.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a March of Dimes Foundation Chapter Grant Agreement in the amount of $9,539.00 for the project, "Clearing the Air Together: Nurses Empowering Parents to Quit Smoking".
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-604   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Knox County Indigent Care Program Agreement in the amount of $5,000,000.00.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0
 
*R-11-2-605   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount of $1,585,000.00 with Cherokee Health Systems for Indigent Primary Care Services for adult enrollees in the Knox County Indigent Care Program.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve w/Amendment  11-0-0-0
 
*R-11-2-606   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount not to exceed $20,000.00 per contract year with The University of Tennessee Department of Public Health to provide a shared dedicated person to coordinate educational opportunities and student rotations for Knox County Health Department staff and University of Tennessee students.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a donation in the amount of $100,000.00 from PetSafe through Legacy Parks Foundation for the development of a dog park at Concord Park.
(Parks and Recreation)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-702   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program grant in the amount of $2500.00 to promote the Farmers Market at New Harvest Park.
(Parks and Recreation)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting the Public Building Authority of the County of Knox and the City Of Knoxville, Tennessee (PBA)to approve and authorize certain energy conservation services and installations for the City County Building to be provided pursuant to the Energy Services Agreement between the City of Knoxville and Ameresco, Inc. and approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Knoxville, PBA, and Knox County to effectuate said work. (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0
 
R-11-2-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Knoxville and the Knox County Public Building Authority for the purpose of making those improvements to the City/County Building designed to achieve greater energy efficiency. (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)(WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR) (SEE RESOLUTION 11-2-801)
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Withdraw   
 
*R-11-2-803   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to request unclaimed balance of accounts remitted to State Treasurer under Unclaimed Property Act.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
R-11-2-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an amendment to the Economic Impact Plan for Northshore Town Center Economic Development Area.
(Industrial Development Board)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
 
*R-11-2-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $67,100.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for Urine-Based Screening Services for juveniles booked at the Richard L. Bean Juvenile Service Center.
(Juvenile Service Center)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-2-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of grant funds in the amount of $10,000.00 from the Tennessee Bar Foundation to support the Knox County Public Defender's  Community Law Office Education Advocacy Program.
(Public Defender's Office)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
R-11-2-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting that the Metropolitan Planning Commission adopt the Knox County East County Sector Plan as amended. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Wright)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve w/Amendment 9-2-0-0
 
R-11-2-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee regarding the Knox County Sheriff's vehicle fleet. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Broyles)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation  11-0-0-0

 
2097   *Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.)  Creekrock Lane located in the Shannon Valley Farms 3-C Subdivision. (District 7)
B.)  Greenscape Drive located in the Grove Point Subdivision, Unit I. (District 7)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
2184   Notary Public Applications.
(Knox County Clerk)
 
H.  Ordinances on First Reading
I.   Ordinances on Second Reading
O-11-1-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Section 4-3 of the Knox County Code entitled "Sale of Beer; Permit Required" to provide a procedure to manage dormant beer permits (Ord. No. O-09-3-107. adopted 4-27-09).
(SECOND READING)
(Full Commission)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0
 
O-11-1-102   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Chapter 2, Article X, Division 6 of the Knox County Code to amend Section 2-830 entitled "Reduction in Workforce" to include the prohibition of severance benefits and establish a new Section 2-838 to define an Early Retirement Incentive Program (Ord. No. O-02-7-101, adopted 8-26-02 and establishing Section 2-838, previously reserved). (SECOND READING)
(Commissioner Smith and County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-1-0-0
 
J.   Public Forum
K.  Other Business
2143   Discussion regarding the Karns Volunteer Fire Department.
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation: No Action Taken  
 
2141   Discussion regarding the structure, function and funding of the Knox County Drug Court.
(Commissioner Broyles)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to 2/28/11  
 
2153   Discussion regarding the purpose, scope of authority and oversight of the Public Building Authority.
(Commissioner Brown)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to 2/28/11  
 
2162   Discussion regarding the Ethics Committee.
(Commissioner Briggs)
Work Session Recommendation: Ethis Committee meets 3/9/11   
 
2163   Discussion regarding the payment of legal fees for former Commissioner Paul Pinkston.
(Commissioner Briggs)
Work Session Recommendation: Law Director will Review for March Agenda  
 
2164   Discussion regarding the Ten-Year Plan to End Chronic Homelessness.
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation: No Action Taken   
 
2165   Discussion regarding the implementation of a Non-Smoking Policy on Knox County Property.
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation: No Action Taken   
 
III.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (6:00 P.M.):
A.      Zoning Requests
12-A-09-SAP   Request of METROPOLITAN PLANNING COMMISSION TO ADOPT THE KNOXVILLE KNOX COUNTY HILLSIDE AND RIDGETOP PROTECTION PLAN. MPC ACTION: APPROVED THE KNOXVILLE KNOX COUNTY HILLSIDE AND RIDGETOP PROTECTION PLAN AND RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION ADOPT THE PLAN. (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
Work Session Recommendation: No Action Taken   
 
B.      Zoning Appeals
C.       Amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance 
O-11-2-101   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) zone district, and definitions (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended).  (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0
 
O-11-1-103   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending Article 2, Article 3 and Article 5 of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance regarding side yard setbacks on corner lots (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended).  (SECOND READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  11-0-0-0
 
D.      Other Business
E.      Adjournment

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