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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, MARCH 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-11-3-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and IBEW Local 760 President, Lonnie Richard Hunley.
(Commissioners Norman and Brown)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
R-11-3-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Hugh B. Jenkins.
(Commissioner Wright)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
R-11-3-103   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring former City of Knoxville Chief of Police Sterling P. Owen, IV for his honorable service to the citizens of Knox County.
(Commissioner Brown)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
R-11-3-104   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee recognizing the month of March as Women's History Month. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Broyles)
 
II.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (2:00 P.M.):

A.  Devotional

2245   Commissioner Brad Anders  
B.  Pledge to the Flag
2246   Commissioner Amy Broyles  
C.  Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting
D.  Amendents to the Agenda
E.  Drives and Roads
F.  Line Item Transfers
2234   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
G.  Resolutions
     (Education Consent, Consent Calendar, Resolutions not on Consent)
R-11-3-110   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. (DEFERRED FROM FEBRUARY)
(Commissioner Norman)
Work Session Recommendation: Withdraw  
 
R-11-3-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee creating a Committee to assist in the County Commission redistricting process. (DEFERRED FROM FEBRUARY)
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-112   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee confirming the Knox County Mayor's appointment of Rob Quillin as the “Hearing Officer” for violations associated with the Ordinance regulating sexually oriented businesses within Knox County.  (DEFERRED FROM FEBRUARY)
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
R-11-3-113   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing _____________ to the Knox County Personnel Board. (DEFERRED FROM FEBRUARY)
(Human Resources)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-3-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to approve the awarding of invitation for bid #640 in the approximate amount of $117,800.00 to Strategic Equipment and Supply for the purchase of serving line equipment in both traditional and kiosk styles for school cafeterias.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts for the commodity processing of cheese and dry milk between Knox County and Land O' Lakes for $77,500.00; JTM Provisions Company for $77,500.00; Schwan's for $31,248.00; Integrated Food Service for $31,248.00; ConAgra Foods for $31,248.00; High Liner Foods for $31,248.00; Tabatchnick Fine Foods for $31,248.00; and ES Foods for $31,248.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving (1) contracts for the commodity processing of Pork with culinary standards for $21,811.00; Brookwood Farms, Inc. for $21,811.00; and JTM Provisions Company for $21,811.00 and (2)contracts for the commodity processing of Beef with Integrated Food Service for $30,975.00; AdvancePierre Foods for $30,975.00; Tyson Prepared Foods for $30,975.00; Don Lee Farms, for $30,975.00; and Culinary Standards for $30,975.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-204   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount of $542,500.00 plus reimbursable expenses with Cope Associates, Inc. for the design of the New Southwest Elementary School.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Addendum Number Two to the Lease and Operating Agreement between the Metropolitan Knoxville Airport Authority and the Knox County Sheriff's Office to lease and obtain certain premises, facilities, rights and privileges at the Knoxville Downtown Island Airport in order to extend the term of the lease through June 30, 2016 and to increase the monthly rent beginning July 1, 2011 from $3,500.00 to $4,000.00.
(Sheriff)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-3-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) in the amount of $106,300.00 with Knox County's portion being $2,150.00 for the design and construction of safety improvements on Strawberry Plains Pike from Grinnell Circle to Asheville Highway.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $335,000.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for Immunization Services.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $196,000.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for grant in aid funding.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-603   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 the provision of emergency dental services for uninsured adults in order to decrease the maximum liability of the State from $216,000.00 to $199,410.00 and reduces the estimated number of uninsured adults receiving emergency dental services from 7,200 to 6,647.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement for the conveyance of a permanent utility easement and temporary construction easement on property known as Concord Park(CLT Map 153, Parcel 063) to the First Utilitiy District in order to construct a portion of new sewer line in Concord Park to avoid disruption to the Concord Dog Park currently under construction.
(Parks and Recreation)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-702   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a temporary easement/entry agreement for the installation of a Tennessee Civil War Trails Historical Marker to commemorate Admiral Farragut at Admiral Farragut Park with the local match requirement of $1,100.00 to be split equally between Knox County and the Town of Farragut Folklife Museum and annual maintenance fees of $200.00 to be paid by Hola Hora Latina.
(Parks and Recreation)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending the budgeted revenues between the General Fund, the Library Fund and the Solid Waste Fund in order to maintain the separate Special Revenue Fund status of the Library and Solid Waste Funds under the guidelines of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board Statement (GASBS) #54 (these amendments do not authorize any additional spending between or among any of the said funds).
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
*R-11-3-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee extending the Billboard Moratorium for an additional six (6) months, expiring September 30, 2011.
(Law Director)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
R-11-3-803   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting that the Knox County Commission direct the Knox County Internal Auditor to orchestrate an audit of the fiscal aspects of the Knox County Drug Court.
(TO BE ADDED)
(Law Driector)
 
*R-11-3-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $16,000.00 with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) to purchase equipment to enhance the capabilities of the Emergency Operations Center during a Department of Energy event.
(Emergency Management)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
*R-11-3-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an appropriation in the amount of $23,755.36 for the purpose of reimbursing former Knox County Commissioner Paul Pinkston for reasonable attorney’s fees incurred while successfully defending an ouster lawsuit, as provided by Tennessee Law.
(Commissioner Briggs)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  10-0-0-1
 
R-11-3-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee ratifying the rules promulgated by the Knox County Audit Committee relative to a process by which employees, taxpayers, or other citizens may confidentially report suspected illegal, improper, wasteful or fraudulent activity.
(Commissioners Broyles, Shouse and Wright)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to May  10-0-0-1
 
R-11-3-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving amendments to the Knox County Commission Rules, as recommended by the Rules Committee, to (1) change the meeting time to hear beer matters at 3:00 pm.; to hear the legislative agenda at 4:00 p.m.; and for the zoning session to remain at 6:00 p.m. and (2) include the approval of notary public applications on the legislative agenda.
(Commissioner Anders)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve w/Amendment 7-3-0-1
 
R-11-3-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requiring certain fee offices to transmit monthly all fees of their respective offices to the Knox County Trustee and to pay the salaries and expenses of said offices from the General Fund beginning fiscal year 2012-2013. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioners Briggs, Hammond and McKenzie)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 10-0-0-1
 
R-11-3-906   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting that the Knox County State Legislative Delegation inform the Knox County Commission of any proposed legislation that may affect the Legislative and/or Executive duties, responsibilities and authority of the Knox County Commission and/or the Knox County Mayor in a timely manner. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Broyles)
 
2178   *Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.)  Cantrell Boulevard located in the Cantrell Heights Subdivision, District 7.
B.)  Christine Lynnae Street located in theCantrell Heights Subdivision, District 7.
C.)  Frederick John Street located in the Cantrell Heights Subdivision, District 7.
D.)  Earl Bryan Lane located in the Cantrell Heights Subdivision, District 7.
E.)  Ivan Scott Drive located in the Cantrell Heights Subdivision, District 7.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve  9-0-0-2
 
   Notary Public Applications.
(Knox County Clerk)
 
H.  Ordinances on First Reading
I.   Ordinances on Second Reading
J.   Public Forum
K.  Other Business
   Discussion regarding the Solway Greenwaste Facility Contract. (WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Commissioner Smith)
Work Session Recommendation: No Action Taken   
 
   Discussion regarding the purpose, scope of authority and oversight of the Public Building Authority.
(Commissioner Brown)
Work Session Recommendation: No Action Taken   
 
   Discussion regarding the Knox County Pension Plan.
(Commissioner Hammond)
Work Session Recommendation: No Action Taken   
 
   Presentation by TVA Representative to discuss their Switchyard Plans at Midway.
(Development Corporation)
Work Session Recommendation: No Action Taken   
 
   Discussion regarding the Hillside and Ridgetop Protection Plan. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Norman)
Work Session Recommendation: No Action Taken  
 
III.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (6:00 P.M.):
A.      Zoning Requests
2-A-11-SNC   Request of PetSafe for Street Name Change from Electric Avenue to 'Petsafe Way'. Street located between Cogdill Road and southwest deadend of joint permanent easement. 6TH COMMISSION DISTRICT. MPC RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE the street name PetSafe Way.  
1-B-11-RZ   Request of RUFUS H. SMITH & CO. FOR REZONING FROM RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) AND A (AGRICULTURAL) TO PR (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL); Property located north side Old Blacks Ferry Lane, east of Blacks Ferry Road. 6TH COMMISSION DISTRICT. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE PR (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL) ZONING AT A DENSITY UP TO 3 DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE.  
2-C-11-RZ   Request of TOMMY JOHNSON FOR REZONING FROM A (AGRICULTURAL) TO RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL); Property located southeast side Brown Gap Road, southeast of Bakersfield Way. 7TH COMMISSION DISTRICT. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL).  
2-F-11-RZ   Request of MARK A. CANNON FOR REZONING FROM A (AGRICULTURAL) TO RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL); Property located south side Burnett Creek Road, east of Island Home Pike. 9TH COMMISSION DISTRICT; MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL).  
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). 
(SECOND READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
Work Session Recommendation: No Action Taken   
 
D.      Other Business
E.      Adjournment

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