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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 27, 2012 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
  1.  John Mills - Rural Metro
B.  Honorary Resolutions
R-12-2-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the West High School Wrestling Team for an outstanding season and qualifying for the Team-Only Competition in the Class AAA Division Tournament.
(Commissioner Ownby)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-12-2-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Girl Scouts upon the occasion of their 100th Anniversary and proclaiming March 12, 2012 as Girl Scouts Day in Knox County and 2012 as "Year of the Girl".
(Commissioner Shouse)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-12-2-103   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Boy Scouts of America upon the occasion of their 100th Anniversary of the Eagle Scout Award. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Smith)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
II.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (2:00 P.M.):

A.  Devotional

 

Commissioner Richard Briggs

B.  Pledge to the Flag
  Commissioner Jeff Ownby
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 11-0-0-0
 
G.  Notary Applications
H.  Resolutions
     (Education Consent, Consent Calendar, Resolutions not on Consent)
*R-12-2-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee establishing a committee to review the education incentive payments to Knox County elected officials and employees who attain the designation of "Certified Public Administrator" under the University of Tennessee County Technical Assistance Service's County Officials Certificate Training Program.
(Commissioner Smith)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-12-2-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing Commissioner Mike Hammond to replace Commissioner Tony Norman on the Charter Review Committee.
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Defer 30 Days 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-112   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the appointments of Rhonda Keas, Teressa Williams and Phyllis Nichols to the Knox County Charter Review Committee. (TO BE ADDED)
(Law Director)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract and license agreement in the estimated year one amount of $206,010.00 with R & A Solutions, Inc. d/b/a RANDA Solutions for website hosting, application programming and the licensed use of the Knox County Schools Teacher Observation Solution.
(Schools)
Education Consent
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0

 
*R-12-2-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount not to exceed $200,000.00 annually with Baseline Sports Construction, LLC to provide track resurfacing and restriping services as needed.
(Schools)
Education Consent
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0

 
*R-12-2-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount not to exceed $110,000.00 annually with Russell's Pest Control to provide termite control services as needed.
(Schools)
Education Consent
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0

 
*R-12-2-204   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount not to exceed $175,000.00 annually with Kelsan, Inc. for roll paper towel and dispenser services as needed.
(Schools)
Education Consent
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0

 
*R-12-2-205   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment 4 to a grant agreement with the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (contract # PO7334) for Adult Education Services to increase the the maximum liability of the State by $125,000.00 for a new total maximum liability of the State under the contract of $567,485.00 (requires an increase of $12,500.00 in the local match from Knox County Schools).
(Schools)
Education Consent
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0

 
*R-12-2-206   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts for mowing services for Knox County Schools in the estimated annual amount of $396,587.62 with Westscapes, Tri-County Mowing Service, McMillan Services, Inc., Grassworks, Avalawn, Inc., and B & B Lawn Services, Inc.
(Schools)
Education Consent
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0

 
*R-12-2-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of one hundred (100) AR15 rifles and fifty (50) .45 caliber pistols from the Department of Defense 1033 Surplus Property Program for the benefit of the Knox County Sheriff's Office (requires a fee of $4,344.50 for transfer of ownership documentation).
(Sheriff)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-302   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Sysco Knoxville, LLC for produce for Knox County Government.
(Sheriff)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Bryan E. Testerman, Sr. for property located at 1111 Hampson Lane.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-402   Consideration of a Resolution by the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with PSC Metals, Inc. for property located at 2704 Independence Lane.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Lovell Crossing Apartments Two, G.P. for property located at 10818 Valley Crossing Way.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement of sale in the amount of $402,000.00 with Shanks Rentals, LLC for the right-of-way acquisition (tracts 2 & 3), slope easements and temporary construction easements within property located at the southeast corner of Farlow Drive and Kingston Pike as part of the Farlow Drive Realignment Project.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement of sale in the amount of $4,000.00 with the Korean Church of Knoxville for the right-of-way acquisition (tract 1), a slope easement and temporary construction easement within property located at 108 Farlow Drive as part of the Farlow Drive Realignment Project.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreemment of sale in the amount of $2,700.00 with the Henry and Dorothy Wofenbarger Revocable Living Trust for a permanent drainage slope easement and temporary construction easement on property located at 7815 Pelleaux Road for purpose of drainage channel improvements.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-407   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving (1) a contract with Waste Management of Tennessee to haul the recycled contents of front-load recycling containers from Knox County facilities to County designated recyclers ($13.47 per pickup) and (2) a contract with Shred-it Knoxville for secure document destruction recycling services(cost ranges from $2.50-$14.00 per pickup).
(Solid Waste)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0

 
*R-12-2-408   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding between the Knox County Sheriff's Office, the Knox County Fire Prevention Bureau and the Town of Farragut Fire Marshal's Office to formalize the Knox County Fire Investigation Unit.
(Fire Prevention Bureau)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-409   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of approximately 600 Lithium Battery-Powered Fire Alarms from the Andersonville Fire Department to the Knox County Fire Prevention Bureau.
(Fire Prevention Bureau)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-12-2-410   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee adopting the Knox County, City of Knoxville, and Town of Farragut Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan.
(TO BE ADDED)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
*R-12-2-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee concerning taxes and the disposal of real property owned by Knox County.
(Community Development)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Agreement in the amount of $339,033.31 with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency for Federal pass-through funding related to the 2011 Homeland Security Grant Program for the purpose of enhancing local and regional first responder capabilities in the event of a disaster, whether natural or manmade.
(Community Development)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Agreement in the amount of $241,900.00 (no local match required) with the Tennessee Department of Health for Home-Based Care Coordination Services for At-Risk Pregnant Women and Young Children for the Help Us Grow Successfully (HUGS) Program.
(Health Department)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a five-year Grant Contract in the amount of $3,436,500.00, or $687,300.00 per year, (no local match required) with Tennessee Department of Health for Family Planning Services.
(Health Department)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Contract in the amount of $217,600.00 (no local match required) with the Tennessee Department of Health for Children's Special Services Care Coordination.
(Health Department)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Lasting Impressions Lawn Care for Mowing and Leaf Removal Services for various Knox County properties.
(Purchasing)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*R-12-2-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting the unclaimed balance of accounts remitted to the State Treasurer under the Unclaimed Property Act.
(Finance)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
R-12-2-803   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee determining the method of disposal of property located at 700 Womens Basketball Hall of Fame Drive to be through a competitive request for proposals (RFP) process.
(DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
(Finance)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Defer 30 Days          
 
R-12-2-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting that the County Mayor direct the Human Resources Manager to generate and publish, on a quarterly basis, a report reflecting Knox County's hiring practices in relation to the County's race, gender, and disability demographics.
(Commissioner Broyles)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve w/Amendment 7-4-0-0
 
R-12-2-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee creating the Knox County Citizens' Academy. (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
(Commissioners Hammond and Broyles)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Withdraw            
 
*R-12-2-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee directing the Chairman of the County Commission to send a letter to the Governor and the Knox County Legislative Delegation requesting that the Governor and appropriate members of the Legislative Delegation direct the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation to release to the aforementioned those portions of the investigative file regarding ex-Judge Richard Baumgartner not available to the general public with the ultimate goal of enacting legislation that serves to remove the Public Records Act exemption for closed Tennessee Bureau of Investigation files in matters considered to be of great public importance. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
*    Consideration of the acceptance of New County Roads:
  1.  Totanka Lane located in Trails End, District 6
  2.  Bisbee Lane Located in Trails End, District 6
  3.  Rhyne Cove Lane located in Millers Plantation, 
       District 6
  4.  Grassy Pointe Lane located in Millers Plantation,
       District 6
  5.  Beaver Run Lane located in Millers Plantation,
       District 6
  6.  Morning Dew Lane located in Millers Plantation, 
       District 6
  7.  Rocky Path Lane located in Millers Plantation,
       District 6
  8.  Boston Lane located in Chesterfield, District 6
  9.  Ivy Bridge Road located in Ivy Bridge, District 6
10.  Summer Grove Lane located in Ivy Bridge,
       District 6
11.  Sparkle Lane located in Ivy Bridge, District 6
12.  River Poppy Road located in River Meadows, 
       District 6
13.  Bluebonnet Drive located in River Meadows,
       District 6
14.  Calla Lilly Lane located in River Meadows,
       District 6
15.  Highbrooke Lane located in River Meadows,
       District 6
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session
Recommendation:
Approve 11-0-0-0
 
I.  Ordinances on First Reading
J.  Ordinances on Second Reading
K.  Public Forum
L.  Other Business
III.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (6:00 P.M.):
A.      Zoning Requests
1-A-12-RZ   Request of SAMUEL J. BARBRA FOR REZONING FROM A (AGRICULTURAL) TO RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL); Property located north side W. Marine Road, west of Bush Lane. COMMISSION DISTRICT 9. MPC RECOMMENDATION: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve RA (Low Density Residential).  
1-A-12-SP   Request of SAGEBRUSH CAPITAL FOR NORTHWEST COUNTY SECTOR PLAN AMENDMENT FROM LDR (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) & SLPA (SLOPE PROTECTION AREA) TO HDR (HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) & SLPA (SLOPE PROTECTION AREA); Property located southwest side Middlebrook Pike, southeast of Bob Kirby Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6; MPC ACTION: Adopt Resolution #1-A-12-SP amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to MDR (Medium Density Residential) & SLPA (Slope Protection Area) and recommend the Knox County Commission adopt the amendment.(WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)  
1-D-12-RZ   Request of SAGEBRUSH CAPITAL FOR REZONING FROM A (AGRICULTURAL) TO PR (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL) AT A DENSITY UP TO 19 DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE. Property located southwest side Middlebrook Pike, southeast of Bob Kirby Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC RECOMMENDATION: Recommend the Knox County Commission Approve PR (k) (Planned Residential) at a density up to 12 dwelling units per acre, subject to the condition that there will be no clearing or grading of the site prior to use on review plan approval by MPC. (WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)  
B.      Zoning Appeals
C.       Amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance 
D.      Other Business
E.      Adjournment

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