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Suite 603, City County Building
400 West Main Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Phone (865) 215-2534
Fax (865) 215-2038
EVELYN GILL, 1ST DISTRICT
MICHELE CARRINGER, 2ND DISTRICT
RANDY SMITH, 3RD DISTRICT, VICE-CHAIR
HUGH NYSTROM, 4TH DISTRICT
JOHN SCHOONMAKER, 5TH DISTRICT
BRAD ANDERS, 6TH DISTRICT
CHARLES BUSLER, 7TH DISTRICT
DAVE WRIGHT, 8TH DISTRICT, CHAIRMAN
CARSON DAILEY, 9TH DISTRICT
BOB THOMAS, AT-LARGE SEAT 10

ED BRANTLEY, AT-LARGE SEAT 11


NOTICE

TO:  MEMBERS OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION
  ALL DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES
  NEWS MEDIA
   
FROM:  Commissioner Dave Wright, Chairman








THE CHAIRMAN OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION SHALL CONFIRM RECEIPT OF ITEMS AND SET THE FINAL MARCH AGENDA OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION AT 1:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017 VIA EMAIL AND TELEPHONE CONFERENCE WITH THE COMMISSION OFFICE. 

PLEASE SUBMIT ANY REQUESTED AGENDA CHANGES, ADDITIONS, QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS TO THE COMMISSION OFFICE.    


AGENDA
 
             
1.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Steve Hall for his many years of service to Knox County.
(Commissioners Thomas and Brantley) 
 
2.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Cailey Griffin for winning the TSSAA State Wrestling Championship Individual Wrestling Title in the 148 lb. weight class.
(Commissioner Wright) 
 
3.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Hunter Fortner for winning the TSSAA State Wrestling Championship Individual Wrestling Title in the 182 lb. weight class.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
4.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Central High School Football Team. (DEFERRED FROM FEBRUARY)
(Commissioner Carringer)
 
5.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee 1) accepting the resignations of Archie Johnson and Joseph Gouffon as members on the Knox County Board of Equalization; 2) appointing John Anderton and William Keeler to complete the unfulfilled terms of Archie Johnson and Joseph Gouffon and thereby creating a vacancy in the seat of the alternate on the Board of Equalization with the appointment of John Anderton as a member; and 3) appointing Gina Oster as an alternate on the Board of Equalization to complete the unfulfilled term of John Anderton.
(Property Assessor) 
 
6.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee granting Permanent Utility Easements and Temporary Construction Easements on three (3) parcels located on N. Carter School Road and known as part of the Carter High School property to the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) to install, operate, repair and maintain its utility facilities and lines with compensation in the total amount of $1,490.00 to be received for granting the easements. (DEFERRED FROM FEBRUARY)
(Schools)
 
7.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendments to Agreements with After School Care service providers Kid Time, Inc., Kids Place, Inc., Kids Place at Sequoyah, School Care, Inc., Shades of Development, and YMCA of East Tennessee for extension of provision of services during summer break, fall break, and winter break of 2017, and spring break of 2018.
(Schools)
 
8.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Single School Program Agreement with the College Board for an AP Capstone innovative diploma program for AP Seminar and Research courses at Fulton High School for the term of February 8, 2017 to June 30, 2018.
(Schools)
 
9.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Letter of Agreement with Kagan Professional Development for a complimentary half-day workshop on March 23, 2017 for school and district administrators.
(Schools)
 
10.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Standard Terms and Conditions agreement with Edgenuity, Inc. for purchase of 15 Concurrent User Licenses for Virtual Classroom and Web Administrator including Social Studies courses for Whittle Springs Middle School up to $2,775.00 utilizing Title I funding.
(Schools)
 
11.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an Agreement for Services with the Success for All Foundation, Inc. for professional development training, onsite support, technology/licensing fee, and program materials at West View Elementary School up to $12,560.27 with an additional estimated cost for tradebooks of $3,400.00 utilizing Title I funds.
(Schools)
 
12.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Props and Scenery Rental Agreement with Vance Entertainment, LLC up to $13,000.00 for South-Doyle High School's Production of "Beauty and the Beast" utilizing internal school chorus funds.
(Schools)
 
13.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with the Grande Event Center for use of space, equipment, and catering services up to $11,900.00 for Halls High School Academic Banquet on April 18, 2017 utilizing internal school funds.
(Schools)
 
14.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Knoxville Convention Center Use Agreement for use of space for L&N STEM Academy's spring instrumental music concert at an estimated cost of $1,200.00 utilizing internal school funds.
(Schools)
 
15.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a World's Fair Park Event Lease for use of space for L&N STEM Academy's National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on April 4, 2017 at an estimated cost of $300.00 utilizing internal school funds.
(Schools) 
 
16.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a World's Fair Park Event Lease for use of space for L&N STEM Academy's Student Awards and Senior Recognition event on April 27, 2017 at an estimated cost of $300.00 utilizing internal school funds.
(Schools)
 
17.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an application and receipt of funds from a Knoxville TVA Employees Credit Union Foundation for Education 2016 SIMPLY SMART Educator Grant in the amount of $1,500.00 for Hardin Valley Academy for purchase of t-shirts for freshmen mentors.
(Schools)
 
18.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Agreement in connection with the applications for a Tennessee Department of Education 21st Century Learning Centers Program Grant and a Lottery for Education Afterschool Programs Grant by the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley, YMCA, and Shades of Development for provision of afterschool opportunities for students at Bearden Middle, Beaumont Elementary, Belle Morris Elementary, Christenberry Elementary, Dogwood Elementary, Gresham Middle, Holston Middle, Inskip Elementary, Maynard Elementary, Mooreland Heights Elementary, Mount Olive Elementary, New Hopewell Elementary, Pleasant Ridge Elementary, Powell Elementary, South-Doyle Middle, South Knox Elementary, Spring Hill Elementary, and West View Elementary Schools.
(Schools)
 
19.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Purchasing Agreement with Education Networks of America, LLC through Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools Contract #2-225071-08 and Intent to Purchase Internet Access Services for the funding year 2017 to 2018 and a Master Services Agreement with ENA Services, LLC for telecommunication and voice services for a four (4) year term beginning from the implementation of initial service.
(Schools)
 
20.   Consideration of a Resolution of Knox County, Tennessee approving a donation in the amount of $25,024.98 from First Baptist Church of Concord and request of Maynard Elementary School to renovate the existing playground at a cost not to exceed $25,024.98.
(Schools) 
 
21.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a donation from the Fountain City Elementary School PTO in the amount of $8,564.15 for the purchase and installation of playground equipment at Fountain City Elementary School.
(Schools)
 
22.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of donations as shown on the attached list of donations and in the total amount of $19,467.00.
(Schools) 
 
23.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a lease agreement between Mack Walker and Knox County for the Mascot Branch library.
(Library)
 
24.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant in the amount of $15,000.00 with Radio Systems Corporation to purchase car transport systems (cages), heat alarms and first aid kits for KCSO's K-9 division. (No local match required)
(Sheriff)
 
25.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment Two to a grant contract with the Tennessee Department of Human Services for Title IV-D Child Support Enforcement Services, which amendment increases the maximum liability of the State under the grant by $230,554.88, increases the local match requirement by $118,770.69, and extends the contract by one (1) year to expire June 30, 2018.
(Sheriff)

 
26.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with IMA Realty II, LLC for property located at 7744 Conner Rd. (CLT # 047-03327) in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
27.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Oakland, LLC for property located at 7705 W. Emory Road (a portion of CLT # 077-139), 7701 W. Emory Road (CLT # 077-13902), & 7535 W. Emory Road (a portion of CLT # 077-13905) in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
28.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with MJM Development, Inc. for property located at 0 Boulder Point Lane (CLT # 066-11310) and 0 Poplar Grove Lane (a portion of CLT # 066-11309) in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
29.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract between Knox County Stormwater and HEPACO, LLC for maintenance of proprietary water quality devices as required by Knox County's NPDES Phase II Permit for permanent stormwater maintenance compliance.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
30.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the necessary right of way, slope, drainage, and construction easements on eight (8) tracts for the Kodak Road over Tuckahoe Creek bridge replacement and road re-alignment project.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
31.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract for Facility Recycling Services.
(Solid Waste)
 
32.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract for green waste recycling services. (DEFERRED FROM FEBRUARY) (WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Solid Waste)
 
33.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Contract between The State of Tennessee, Department of Health, and The Government of Knox County dba Knox County Health Department for the provision of Tennessee Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program. Contract term is effective July 1, 2017 and ends June 30, 2018. In no event shall the maximum liability of the State under this Grant Contract exceed $50,000.00. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
 
34.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding between Knox County Health Department (KCHD) and University of Tennessee Medical Center Home Health Care Services to provide support in the form of home health services in the event the Knoxville Emergency Management Agency notifies KCHD and the American Red Cross of the need to shelter victims of a disaster, man made or natural.
(Health Department)
 
35.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding between Knox County Health Department (KCHD) and Tennova Healthcare Home Health to provide support in the form of home health services in the event the Knoxville Emergency Management Agency notifies KCHD and the American Red Cross of the need to shelter victims of a disaster, man made or natural.
(Health Department)
 
36.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding between Knox County Health Department (KCHD) and East Tennessee Children's Hospital Home Health to provide support in the form of home health services in the event the Knoxville Emergency Management Agency notifies KCHD and the American Red Cross of the need to shelter victims of a disaster, man made or natural.
(Health Department)
 
37.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding between Knox County Health Department (KCHD) and Covenant Home Care to provide support in the form of home health services in the event the Knoxville Emergency Management Agency notifies KCHD and the American Red Cross of the need to shelter victims of a disaster, man made or natural.
(Health Department)
 
38.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding between Knox County Health Department (KCHD) and Middle East Tennessee Emergency Radio Service Inc. for Amateur Radio Operations to assist the KCHD with emergency radio communications during a natural/man-made disaster or public health emergency.
(Health Department)
 
39.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Letter of Intent by and between Knox County and Serene Manor Medical Center to provide custodial and basic nursing services to individuals in the special needs shelter in the event that an emergency occurs that requires immediate public health intervention as proclaimed by the President of the United States or the Governor of the State of Tennessee.
(Health Department)
 
40.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Contract between the State of Tennessee, Department of Health and the Government of Knox County d/b/a Knox County Health Department for the provision of Health Promotion Services for the period beginning on July 1, 2017 and ending on June 30, 2018, with total project amount of $78,700.00. In no event shall the maximum liability of the State under this Grant Contract exceed $61,500.00.  ($17,200.00 in local matching funds is required)
(Health Department)
 
41.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Year 2 renewal of the Master Focus Agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. for Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B and HIV testing, prevention and linkage to care with the Knox County Health Department to focus primarily on the Hepatitis C virus and authorizing the acceptance of funding in the amount up to $452,912.90. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
 
42.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a donation in the amount of $200.00 from Natural Alternatives in support of the At-Risk Youth Program of the Knox County Public Defender's Community Law Office.
(Public Defender)
 
43.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving 1) Knox County’s Five Year 2022 Reappraisal Plan and 2) a Memorandum of Understanding with the State of Tennessee Division of Property Assessments for the purpose of clarifying the areas of responsibility for all parties involved in the reappraisal of Knox County.
(Property Assessor)
 
44.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the First Amendment to Ground Lease between Knox County (Owner) and Knoxville Properties Partnership (Tenant) for property located at 625 Gay Street also known as the Two Centre Square Building that extends the original ground lease for a period of ten (10) years with two (2) possible ten (10) year extensions for $1 a year for maintenance and upkeep of the premises.
(Purchasing)

 
45.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee concerning taxes and the disposal of surplus real property owned by the City of Knoxville pursuant to T.C.A. 67-5-2508.
(Purchasing)

 
46.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement between Knox County and Lincoln Memorial University for Lincoln Memorial University to donate design and construction services for renovation of the Young Williams Animal Center, located at 3201 Division Street, to provide accommodations for the Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine's clinical year rotations.
(Purchasing)

 
47.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the issuance of General Obligation Bonds of Knox County, Tennessee in the aggregate principal amount of not to exceed $99,000,000.00 in one or more series; making provision for the issuance, sale and payment of said bonds, establishing the terms thereof and the disposition of proceeds therefrom; and providing for the levy of taxes for the payment of principal of, premium, if any, and interest on the bonds.
(County Mayor and Finance Department) 
 
48.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee regarding the issuance of not to exceed ninety-nine million dollars ($99,000,000.00) general obligation bonds of Knox County, Tennessee.
(County Mayor and Finance Department)
 
49.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the Knox County Regional Forensic Center (RFC) and Knox/East TN Healthcare Coalition (KETHC), which will provide the structure for collaboration, coordination, and sharing of resources in an emergency between KETHC member organizations.
(Forensic Center)
 
50.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approve an addendum and contract with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services for felony cases being mutually serviced by the Morgan County Residential Recovery Court and the Knox County Recovery Court.
(Knox County Recovery Court and Veterans Treatment Court) 
 
51.   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance) 
 
52.   Presentation of a Proclamation by the Knox County Mayor proclaiming April 2017 as Fair Housing Month in Knox County.
(Knox County Mayor and Community Development)
 
53.   Presentation by the Knoxville Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America of a hand-stitched picture of the Old Knox County Courthouse.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
54.   Request of Esther Canizales to change unnamed easement to 'Caribbean Way' between E Emory Road and terminus of southwest corner of parcel 021FA003. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8. MPC Recommendation: Approve the street name 'Caribbean Way'.  
55.   Request of Paul G Hibben for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 4 dwelling units per acre. Property located northwest side of Twin Oak Lane, southwest of Tazewell Pike. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning at a density up to 4 dwelling units per acre.  
56.   Request of Joyce Webb for rezoning from T (Transition) & F (Floodway) to OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) & F (Floodway). Property located northwest side of Ebenezer Road, northeast of S. Peters Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 5.  MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) & F (Floodway) zoning.   
57.   Request of R2R Studio, LLC, for rezoning from A (Agricultural) & PC (Planned Commercial) to OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services). Property located north side of Hardin Valley Road, east of Westcott Boulevard. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) zoning.  
58.   Request of Certified Properties, LLC, for a Northwest County Sector Plan Amendment from LDR (Low Density Residential) to NC (Neighborhood Commercial). Property located west side of N. Cedar Bluff Road, north of Dutchtown Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 3. MPC Action: Adopt Resolution #2-B-17-SP, amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to NC (Neighborhood Commercial) and recommend the Knox County Commission also adopt the sector plan amendment.  
59.   Request of Certified Properties, LLC for rezoning from OA (Office Park) to CN (Neighborhood Commercial). Property located west side of N. Cedar Bluff Road, north of Dutchtown Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 3. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve CN (Neighborhood Commercial) zoning, subject to two conditions.  

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