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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, CHAIRMAN
JEFF OWNBY, 4TH DISTRICT
RICHARD BRIGGS, 5TH DISTRICT
BRAD ANDERS, 6TH DISTRICT
R. LARRY SMITH, 7TH DISTRICT, VICE-CHAIR
DAVE WRIGHT, 8TH DISTRICT
MIKE BROWN, 9TH DISTRICT
MIKE HAMMOND, 10TH DISTRICT
ED SHOUSE, 11TH DISTRICT


NOTICE

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








THE CHAIRMAN OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION SHALL CONFIRM RECEIPT OF ITEMS AND SET THE FINAL APRIL AGENDA OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION AT 1:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2013 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 memorializing David Seidler.
(Commissioner Anders and County Mayor)
 
2.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Barbara Monty.
(Commissioner Broyles)

 
3.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the reappointment of David Collins to the Tennessee Technology Corridor Development Authority.
(County Mayor)
 
4.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the appointment of Mike Crowder to the Historic Zoning Commission.
(County Mayor)
 
5.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the appointment of Chuck Severance, Jr. to the Public Building Authority Board of Directors to serve the remainder of Chip Miller's term which expires September 13, 2015.
(County Mayor)
 
6.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a permanent utility easement located at Byington Solway at Karns High School that will allow the West Knox Utility District to install and maintain a 24" water line.
(Schools)
 
7.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts between Knox County Schools Maintenance and Operations Department and Customer Service Electric Supply Co., Graybar, and Kendall Electric Supply to provide electrical supplies for up to $150,000.00 annually, as needed.
(Schools)
 
8.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with the Tennessee Department of Human Services for Child Support Enforcement Service of Process.
(Sheriff)

 
9.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Grant between the City of Knoxville and KCSO to fund overtime worked during the participation of the ICAC initiative.
(Sheriff)

 
10.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance and Best Management Practices for Autumn Care II, LLC in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
11.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum Of Understanding concerning receipt of Tennessee Healthy Watershed Initiative Funds by non-Knox County Government entities and agencies.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
12.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a state aid contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the resurfacing of Schaad Road from Pleasant Ridge Road to Knoxville City Limits for an estimated project cost of $122,900.00 with $92,175.00 (75%) provided by TDOT and $30,725.00 (25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
13.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a state aid contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the resurfacing of Hendrons Chapel Road from Chapman Highway to Kimberlin Heights Road for an estimated project cost of $351,100.00 with $263,325.00 (75%) provided by TDOT and $87,775.00(25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
14.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a state aid contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the resurfacing of West Beaver Creek Drive from Clinton Highway to Central Avenue Pike for an estimated project cost of $329,900.00 with $247,425.00 (75%) provided by TDOT and $82,475.00 (25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
15.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a state aid contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the resurfacing of Solway Road from Hardin Valley Road to Oak Ridge Highway for an estimated project cost of $317,600.00 with $238,200.00 (75%) provided by TDOT and $79,400.00 (25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
16.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a construction contract in the amount of $2,193,274.31 with Rogers Group Inc. for the Intersection Improvements at Bob Gray Road and Mabry Hood Road/Hickey Road, Bob Gray Road and Bob Kirby Road, and Northshore Drive and Choto Road.  The contract amount includes $1,776,782.82 in roadway totals, $200,340.03 in water line relocations, and $216,151.46 in gas line relocations of which all utility expenses will be 100% reimbursed to Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
17.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a utility relocation agreement in the amount of $216,151.46 with Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) providing for KUB's reimbursement to Knox County the cost of relocating gas lines due to the Bob Gray Road and Bob Kirby Road and Bob Gray Road and Mabry hood Road/Hickey road intersection improvements.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
18.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a utility relocation agreement in the amount of $200,340.03 with West Knox Utility District (WKUD) providing for WKUD's reimbrusement to Knox County the cost of relocating water lines due to the Bob Gray Road and Bob Kirby Road and Bob Gray Road and Mabry Hood Road/Hickey Road intersection improvements.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
19.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing Knox County to apply for a grant and enter into a contract on July 1, 2013 with the State of Tennessee for the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Litter Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2014 for the amount of $144,700.00.
(Solid Waste)

 
20.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing Knox County to enter into a grant funded contract with the State of Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) to cleanup an unpermitted waste tire site (tire dump).
(Solid Waste)

 
21.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the 2013 Annual Plan Update to the 2010-2015 Consolidated Plan.
(Community Development)

 
22.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a $67,800.00 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 Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program (TBCCEDP) for the contract period beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014.
(Health Department)
 
23.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Year 2 Carryover funds in the amount of $91,000.00 in Year 3 of the Promoting Safer Sex in Tennessee, "The psst Project".
(Health Department)
 
24.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Water Quality Forum- Environmental Stewardship Program grant for Schumpert Park for planting around the recently renovated dog park/irrigation pond.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
25.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the transfer of the property located at 119 and 121 E. Emerald Avenue, also known as Parcel ID 081KJ032, to the Emerald Youth Foundation.
(DEFERRED FROM MARCH)
(Purchasing)
 
26.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee determining the method of disposal of surplus property located at 9238 Strawberry Plains Pike by Negotiated sale to Trentville Cemetery.
(Purchasing)
 
27.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an Auctioneering Services Contract with Powell Auction.
(Purchasing)
 
28.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a policy for payment and reimbursement for allowable expenditures.
(Finance)
 
29.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the renewal of a contract with Pugh CPA's for professional auditing services for the FY 2013 external audit in the amount of $413,000.00.  This is the second year of a possible four year contract.
(Finance)
 
30.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving and authorizing the acceptance of funds from various sources in the FY 2012-2013 Budget for the furtherance of certain programs.
(Finance)
 
31.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to enumerate the seats of the Judicial Magistrates for Knox County, Tennessee.
(Law Director)

 
32.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending the Knox County Code of Ethics in accordance with the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Committee on Ethics.
(Commissioner Briggs)

 
33.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant in the amount of $16,000.00 from TEMA and the Department of Energy to KEMA. No local match required.
(KEMA)
 
34.   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Article 3 of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance (Appendix A of the Knox County Code) to prohibit billboards and other advertising structures in all zone districts (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended).
(FIRST READING)
(DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
35.   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Article 2 and Article 3 of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance (Appendix A of the Knox County Code) to regulate or prohibit electronic message center signs in all zone districts (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING) (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
36.   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Chapter 2, Article X, Division 2 of the Knox County Code by adding a new Section 2-774, previously reserved, to establish hiring preference for military veterans in the Knox County Personnel Plan (Ord. No. O-02-7-101, adopted 8-26-02).
(SECOND READING)

(Human Resources)
 
37.   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to amend Knox County Code, Chapter 26, Article VI entitled "Stormwater Management" in order to authorize the Director of Engineering and Public Works to establish reasonable fees in Section 26-153 (Ord. O-07-12-101, adopted 1-28-08). (SECOND READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)

 
38.   Consideration of the closure of Sedona Canyon Trail and Horseshoe Mesa Trail.  Roads are located in Kinley's Kanyon Subdivision in Commission District 8. Property Owners Johnson Koontz, LLC and EDJ Properties LLC. (FIRST READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
39.   Consideration of the closure of Jennings Road and Parrott Road. Roads are located off of Howell Road in Commission District 8. Property owners: Barry and Joy Vaulton, and Michael and Linda Ellis. (SECOND READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)

 
40.   Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.  Asher Lane located in the Blacksferry Pointe Subdivision, District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
41.   Discussion regarding the Audit Committee.
(DEFERRED FROM MARCH)

(Commissioner Shouse)

 
42.   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
43.   Request of David C. Campbell for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential). Property located south side Shackleford Lane, east of Graves Road. Commission District 8. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 2 dwelling units per acre.  
44.   Request of Todd Howarth for rezoning from RA (Low Density Residential) to OA (Office Park). Property located northeast side of S Peters Road, northwest of Sony Lane. Commission District 3. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve OA (Office Park).  
45.   Request of Knox County Commission for Northeast County Sector Plan Amendment from AG/RR (Agricultural/Rural Residential) and NC (Neighborhood Commercial) to RC (Rural Commercial); Property located northeast side Tillett Lane, northeast of Corryton Road. EIGHTH COMMISSION DISTRICT. MPC ACTION: ADOPTED RESOLUTION #12-B-12-SP AMENDING THE NORTHEAST COUNTY SECTOR PLAN TO RC (RURAL COMMERCIAL) FOR A PORTION OF THE SITE AND RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION ALSO APPROVE THE SECTOR PLAN AMENDMENT TO MAKE IT OPERATIVE. (DEFERRED FROM MARCH)  
46.   Request of Jack Walker for Rezoning from RB (General Residential) to CR (Rural Commercial). Property located northeast side Tillett Lane, northeast of Corryton Road.
EIGHTH COMMISSION DISTRICT. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE CR (RURAL COMMERCIAL) ZONING FOR A PORTION OF THE SITE. (DEFERRED FROM MARCH)
 

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