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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



THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHALL MEET IN AGENDA WORK SESSION ON MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013 AT 2:00 P.M. IN THE MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE CITY COUNTY BUILDING, 400 WEST MAIN STREET.



AGENDA



 
             
1.    Pledge to the Flag.
 
2.    Amendments to the Agenda.
 
3.    Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting.
 
4. R-13-4-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee memorializing David Seidler.
(Commissioner Anders and County Mayor)
 
5. R-13-4-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Barbara Monty.
(Commissioner Broyles)
 
6. R-13-4-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee reappointing David Collins to the Tennessee Technology Corridor Development Authority (TTCDA) Board of Commissioners (Members are nominated by the Governor upon recommendations received from the County Mayor and approved by the County Commission).
(County Mayor)
 
7. R-13-4-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, confirming the Knox County Mayor's appointment of Mike Crowder to the Knox County Historic Zoning Commission.
(County Mayor)
 
8. R-13-4-112   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, confirming the Knox County Mayor's appointment of Charles Severance, Jr. to the Public Building Authority (PBA) Board of Directors to serve the remaining term of Chip Miller, which term expires September 13, 2015.
(County Mayor)
 
9. R-13-4-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a permanent access and utility easement agreement in the amount of $2,600.00 between the Knox County Board of Education and the West Knox Utility District for a 20 foot perpetual easement and right of way located at 2710 Byington Solway Road (Karns High School) for the construction and maintenance of a 24 inch water line across the Karns High School property.
(Schools)
 
10. R-13-4-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to approve the awarding of invitation for Bid #1561 to Customer Service Electric Supply Co., Graybar, and Kendall Electric Supply to provide electrical supplies as needed for the Knox County Schools Maintenance and Operations Department in the amount not to exceed $150,000.00 annually.
(Schools)
 
11. R-13-4-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment Four with the Tennessee Department of Human Services for Child Support Enforcement Services, which amendment 1) increases the maximum liability of the State under the grant by $211,315.00; 2) increases the local match by $108,859.25; and 3) extends the grant term by one year, to June 30, 2014.
(Sheriff)

 
12. R-13-4-302   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the City of Knoxville to receive grant funds in the amount of $3,953.42 to fund overtime costs incurred by the Knox County Sheriff's Office for its participation in the Internet Crimes Against Children Initiative.
(Sheriff)

 
13. R-13-4-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Autumn Care II, LLC for property located at 136 Canton Hollow Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
14. R-13-4-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the revised Memorandum Of Understanding in the amount not to exceed $7,000.00 with the University of Tennessee to provide project management and construction administration for Phase II of the Harrell Road Stormwater Demonstration Park, which project is funded through grant funds from the Nature Conservancy under its Tennessee Healthy Watershed Initiative.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
15. R-13-4-403   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 the Knoxville City Limit for an estimated project cost of $122,900.00 with $92,175.00 (75%) provided by the State and $30,725.00 (25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
16. R-13-4-404   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 the State and $87,775.00 (25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
17. R-13-4-405   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 the State and $82,475.00 (25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
18. R-13-4-406   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 the State and $79,400.00 (25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
19. R-13-4-407   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 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, which amount includes a total of $416,491.49 for utility relocations which will be reimbursed to Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
20. R-13-4-408   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a utility relocation agreement in the amount of $216,151.46 with the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) to provide for KUB's reimbursement to Knox County for 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)
 
21. R-13-4-409   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a utility relocation agreement in the amount of $200,340.03 with the West Knox Utility District (WKUD) to provide for WKUD's reimbrusement to Knox County for 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)
 
22. R-13-4-410   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing submission of an application for the Roadside Litter Pickup Grant for fiscal year 2013-2014 from the Tennessee Department of Transportation and, if said application is approved, authorizing the acceptance of the grant award in an amount up to $144,700.00.
(Solid Waste)

 
23. R-13-4-411   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $158,982.00 (no local match required) with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to clean-up an unpermitted waste tire site.
(Solid Waste)

 
24. R-13-4-412   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the Knox County Law Director to begin condemnation proceedings for two (2) tracts of land (tracts 8 and 9) as acquisition is necessary for Knox County to proceed with intersection improvements at Bob Gray Road and Bob Kirby Road and Bob Gray Road and Mabry Hood/Hickey Road. (TO BE ADDED)
(Engineering and Public Works)

 
25. R-13-4-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Knox County's Fourth Annual Action Plan Update to the 2010-2015 Consolidated Plan for the program year beginning July 1, 2013 and ending June 30, 2014.
(Community Development)

 
26. R-13-4-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $67,800.00 (no local match required) with the Tennessee Department of Health for the Tennessee Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program.
(Health Department)
 
27. R-13-4-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the notice of award for the carryover of $91,000.00 from the year two grant budget to the year three grant budget for the grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Promoting Safer Sex in Tennessee, also known as "The PSST Project".
(Health Department)
 
28. R-13-4-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the dental provider agreement for the East/Northeast Tennessee Ryan White Regional Dental Plan to provide a method of reimbursement to the Knox County Health Department for dental services provided to Ryan White Clients. (TO BE ADDED)
(Health Department)
 
29. R-13-4-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a letter of agreement for the acceptance of a grant award in the amount of $750.00 from the Water Quality Forum as part of the Environmental Stewardship Program to purchase native vegetation to plant around the recently renovated pond at the dog park at Schumpert Park.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
30. R-13-4-801   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)
 
31. R-13-4-802   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 to be by negotiated sale with the Trentville Cemetery Association.
(Purchasing)
 
32. R-13-4-803   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Powell Auction and Realty, LLC for Auctioneering Services for Knox County Government.
(Purchasing)
 
33. R-13-4-804   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a policy for payment and reimbursement for allowable expenditures. (DEFER TO MAY AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Finance)
 
34. R-13-4-805   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an extension to the contract with Pugh & Company, PC for professional auditing services for the fiscal year 2013 external audit in the amount of $413,000.00.
(Finance)
 
35. R-13-4-806   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)
 
36. R-13-4-807   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)

 
37. R-13-4-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Section 8 of the Knox County Code of Ethics in accordance with the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Committee on Ethics (the Ad Hoc Committee also recommended that the Commission review Section 4 of the Code of Ethics regarding the acceptance of gifts and other things of value).
(Commissioner Briggs)

 
38. R-13-4-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $16,000.00 (no local match required) with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) for off-site emergency planning and response.
(Knoxville-Knox County Emergency Management Agency)
 
39. O-13-4-101   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)
 
40. O-13-4-102   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)
 
41. O-13-3-101   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)
 
42. O-13-3-102   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)

 
43.    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)
 
44.    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)

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

(Commissioner Shouse)

 
47.    Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
48. 2-E-13-RZ   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.
 
49. 3-B-13-RZ   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).  
50. 12-B-12-SP   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)
 
51. 9-A-12-RZ   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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