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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



THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHALL MEET IN AGENDA WORK SESSION ON MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017 AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE CITY COUNTY BUILDING, 400 WEST MAIN STREET. ALL AGENDA ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO VOTE.



AGENDA



 
             
1.    Pledge to the Flag.   
2.    Amendments to the agenda.   
3.    Approval of the minutes of the January 17, 2017 and February 21, 2017 meetings.   
4. R-17-3-101   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) 
 
5. R-17-3-102   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) 
 
6. R-17-3-103   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)
 
7. R-17-3-104   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Central High School Football Team. (DEFERRED FROM FEBRUARY)
(Commissioner Carringer)
 
8. R-17-3-110   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 as members on the Board of Equalization 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) 
 
9. R-17-3-201   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 $1,560.00 to be received for granting the easements. ($300.00 to be received by Knox County and $1,260.00 to be received by the Knox County Board of Education)(DEFERRED FROM FEBRUARY)
(Schools)
 
10. R-17-3-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving amendments to contracts with Kids Place, Inc., Shades of Development, School Care, Inc., YMCA of East Tennessee, Kid Time, Inc., and Kids Place at Sequoyah for after school care program services, which amendments provide for the option to extend the program services during summer break of 2017, fall break of 2017, winter break of 2017-2018 and spring break of 2018.
(Schools)
 
11. R-17-3-203   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.
(Schools)
 
12. R-17-3-204   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)
 
13. R-17-3-205   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Price Quote for Services and the Standard Terms and Conditions with Edgenuity, Inc. for the purchase of fifteen (15) Concurrent User Licenses for Virtual Classroom and Web Administrator including Social Studies courses for Whittle Springs Middle School in the amount up to $2,775.00 utilizing Title I funding.
(Schools)
 
14. R-17-3-206   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 in the amount up to $12,560.27 with an additional estimated cost of $3,400.00 for tradebooks utilizing Title I funds.
(Schools)
 
15. R-17-3-207   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Props and Scenery Rental Agreement with Vance Entertainment, LLC in an amount up to $13,000.00 for South-Doyle High School's spring production of Beauty and the Beast.
(Schools)
 
16. R-17-3-208   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in an amount not to exceed $11,900.00 with the Grande Event Center for the use of space, equipment and catering services for the Halls High School Academic Banquet on April 18, 2017.
(Schools)
 
17. R-17-3-209   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Knoxville Convention Center Use Agreement for the use of space in the Knoxville Convention Center for the L&N STEM Academy's spring instrumental music concert at an estimated cost of $1,200.00.
(Schools)
 
18. R-17-3-210   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a World's Fair Park Event Lease Agreement with the Public Building Authority of the County of Knox and the City of Knoxville for the use of the the World's Fair Park Amphitheater for the L&N STEM Academy's National Honor Society Induction Ceremony on April 4, 2017 at an estimated cost of $300.00.
(Schools) 
 
19. R-17-3-211   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a World's Fair Park Event Lease Agreement with the Public Building Authority of the County of Knox and the City of Knoxville for the use of the World's Fair Park Amphitheater for the L&N STEM Academy's Student Awards and Senior Recognition event on April 27, 2017 at an estimated cost of $300.00.
(Schools)
 
20. R-17-3-212   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of the 2016 SIMPLY SMART Educator Grant Award in the amount of $1,500.00 from the Knoxville TVA Employee's Credit Union Foundation for Education for Hardin Valley Academy to purchase of t-shirts for freshmen mentors.
(Schools)
 
21. R-17-3-213   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Agreement as part of the applications to be submitted to the Tennessee Department of Education for funding under the 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program and the Lottery for Education: Afterschool Programs for afterschool learning 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)
 
22. R-17-3-214   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving 1) a Purchasing Agreement to purchase from Contract #2-225071-08 awarded to Education Networks of America, LLC (ENA) by Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools; 2) an Intent to Purchase Internet Access Services with ENA Services, LLC for the funding year 2017 to 2018; and 3) a Master Services Agreement with ENA Services, LLC for internet, telecommunication and voice services.
(Schools)
 
23. R-17-3-215   Consideration of a Resolution of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a donation in the amount of $25,024.98 from First Baptist Church of Concord for the purpose of renovating the existing playground at Maynard Elementary School at a cost not to exceed $25,024.98.
(Schools) 
 
24. R-17-3-216   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a donation in the amount of $8,564.15 from the Fountain City Elementary School PTO for the purchase and installation of playground equipment at Fountain City Elementary School.
(Schools)
 
25. R-17-3-217   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) 
 
26. R-17-3-218   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a lease agreement with Mack Walker for the Mascot Branch Library for a period of five (5) years beginning May 1, 2017 and ending April 30, 2022 with a monthly rental payment of $300.00.
(Library)
 
27. R-17-3-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement letter in the amount of $15,000.00 with Radio Systems Corporation for K-9 containment and heat deployment systems for the Knox County Sheriff's Office K-9 Division. (No local match required)
(Sheriff)
 
28. R-17-3-302   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 term of the contract by one (1) year to expire June 30, 2018.
(Sheriff)
 
29. R-17-3-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with IMA Realty II, LLC for property located at 7744 Conner Road (CLT # 047-03327).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
30. R-17-3-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Oakland, LLC for properties located at 7705 W. Emory Road (a portion of CLT # 077-139), 7701 W. Emory Road (CLT # 077-13902), and 7535 W. Emory Road (a portion of CLT # 077-13905).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
31. R-17-3-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with MJM Development, Inc. for properties located at 0 Boulder Point Lane (CLT # 066-11310) and 0 Poplar Grove Lane (a portion of CLT # 066-11309).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
32. R-17-3-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with HEPACO, LLC for the 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)
 
33. R-17-3-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the necessary right of way, slope, drainage, and construction easement acquisitions on eight (8) tracts for the Kodak Road over Tuckahoe Creek Bridge Replacement and Road Realignment Project.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
34. R-17-3-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts with Diversified Plastics, Inc., Stericycle, Inc. d/b/a Shred-it, LLC, Waste Connections of Tennessee, Inc., and Waste Management for Facility Recycling Services.
(Solid Waste)
 
35. R-17-3-407   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)
 
36. R-17-3-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Contract in the amount of $50,000.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for the Tennessee Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Program for the period beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
 
37. R-17-3-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Tennessee Medical Center Home Care Services to provide support in the form of home health services in the event the Knoxville Emergency Management Agency notifies the Knox County Health Department and the American Red Cross of the need to shelter victims of a disaster, man made or natural.
(Health Department)
 
38. R-17-3-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding with Tennova Healthcare Home Health to provide support in the form of home health services in the event the Knoxville Emergency Management Agency notifies the Knox County Health Department and the American Red Cross of the need to shelter victims of a disaster, man made or natural.
(Health Department)
 
39. R-17-3-604   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding with 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 the Knox County Health Department and the American Red Cross of the need to shelter victims of a disaster, man made or natural.
(Health Department)
 
40. R-17-3-605   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding with Covenant HomeCare to provide support in the form of home health services in the event the Knoxville Emergency Management Agency notifies the Knox County Health Department and the American Red Cross of the need to shelter victims of a disaster, man made or natural.
(Health Department)
 
41. R-17-3-606   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding with Middle East Tennessee Emergency Radio Service, Inc. to provide Amateur Radio Operators to assist the Knox County Health Department with emergency radio communications during a natural or man made disaster or public health emergency.
(Health Department)
 
42. R-17-3-607   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Letter of Intent with the Serene Manor Medical Center to serve as a special needs shelter and 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)
 
43. R-17-3-608   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Contract in the amount of $61,500.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of Health Promotion Services for the period beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018. (Requires a local match of $17,200.00)
(Health Department)
 
44. R-17-3-609   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) (WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Health Department)
 
45. R-17-3-801   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)
 
46. R-17-3-802   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) 
 
47. R-17-3-803   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the First Amendment to Ground Lease between Knox County as owner and Knoxville Properties Partnership as tenant for property located at 625 Gay Street and known as the Two Centre Square Building for maintenance and upkeep of the premises, which amendment extends the term of the Ground Lease for a period of ten (10) years with two (2) possible ten (10) year extensions with an annual rent for $1.00.
(Procurement)

 
48. R-17-3-804   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.
(Procurement)

 
49. R-17-3-805   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract between Knox County and Lincoln Memorial University with the consent of the Young-Williams Animal Center of East Tennessee to provide for Lincoln Memorial University's donation of design and construction services for the renovation of several areas 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.
(Procurement)

 
50. R-17-3-806   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the Knox County Regional Forensic Center and Knox/East Tennessee Healthcare Coalition (KETHC) to provide the structure for collaboration, coordination, and sharing of resources between KETHC member organizations in an emergency.
(Forensic Center)
 
51. R-17-3-901   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 At-Risk Youth Programs of the Knox County Public Defender's Community Law Office.
(Public Defender)
 
52. R-17-3-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee 1) authorizing a continuous five (5) year reappraisal cycle; 2) approving the 5-Year 2022 Reappraisal Plan for Knox County; and 3) approving 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)
 
53. R-17-3-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment One to a grant contract with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services for the provision of a Tennessee Felony Court Program for the Transition for Recovery Grant Program, which amendment decreases the maximum liability of the state under the Grant Contract from $15,000.00 to $3,000.00.
(Knox County Recovery Court and Veterans Treatment Court) 
 
54. R-17-3-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Defined Services Contract with the City of Knoxville and Helen Ross McNabb Center, Inc. for Helen Ross to develop and manage a Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center.
(County Mayor and Sheriff)  
 
55. R-17-3-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Lease Agreement with Helen Ross McNabb Center, Inc. for the Lease of Property located at 3343 Dewine Road for the Behavioral Health Urgent Care Center.
(County Mayor and Sheriff)
 
56.    Line Item Transfers.
(Finance) 
 
57.    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)
 
58.    Presentation by the Knoxville Chapter of the Embroiderers' Guild of America of a hand-stitched picture of the Old Knox County Courthouse.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
59. 2-A-17-SNC   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'.  
60. 2-B-17-RZ   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.  
61. 1-I-17-RZ   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.   
62. 2-C-17-RZ   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.
 
63. 2-B-17-SP   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.  
64. 2-D-17-RZ   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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