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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 REGULAR SESSION ON MONDAY, APRIL 29, 2013 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

     1.  Margot Kline - Billboards
     2.  Joyce Feld - Electronic Message Centers
B.  Honorary Resolutions
R-13-4-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee memorializing Officer David Siedler.
(Commissioner Anders and County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
R-13-4-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Barbara Monty.
(Commissioner Broyles)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
II.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (2:00 P.M.):

A.  Devotional
    
     Commissioner Mike Brown

B.  Pledge to the Flag

     Commissioner Dave Wright
C.  Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting
D.  Amendments to the Agenda
E.  Drives and Roads
   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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
   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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
F.  Line Item Transfers
   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1
 
G.  Notary Applications
H.  Resolutions
     (Education Consent, Consent Calendar, Resolutions not on Consent)
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
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)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer 60 Days
10-0-0-1

 
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)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer 60 Days
10-0-0-1

 
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 reimbursement 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)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer 60 Days
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
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)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to May
 


 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
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)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation
10-0-0-1


 
*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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
R-13-4-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee respectfully requesting the Knox County Legislative Delegation to take all necessary and appropriate steps to secure legislation to enable the enactment by referendum of term limits for Knox County Board of Education members. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Brown)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation
10-0-0-1

 
*   Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.  Asher Lane located in the Blacksferry Pointe Subdivision, District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1

 
I.  Ordinances on First Reading
J.  Ordinances on Second Reading
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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1
 
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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1


 
K.  Public Forum
L.  Other Business
III.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (5:00 P.M.):
A.      Zoning Requests
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.  
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).  
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)  
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)
 
B.      Zoning Appeals
C.       Amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance 
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)
Work Session Recommendation: Withdraw
10-0-0-1

 
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 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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve
10-0-0-1
 
D.      Other Business
E.      Adjournment

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