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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
JEFF OWNBY, 4TH DISTRICT
RICHARD BRIGGS, 5TH DISTRICT
BRAD ANDERS, 6TH DISTRICT, CHAIRMAN
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 21, 2014 AT 2:00 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 previous meeting.   
4. R-14-4-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee memorializing Rikki Hall.
(Commissioner Broyles) 
 
5. R-14-4-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Andy Black upon his retirement from Helen Ross McNabb.
(Commissioner Hammond) 
 
6. R-14-4-103   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Salvation Army for 115 years of service to Knox County.
(Commissioner Hammond) 
 
7. R-14-4-104   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the University of Tennessee's Men's Basketball team and Coach Cuonzo Martin.
(Commissioner Smith)  
 
8. R-14-4-105   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the University of Tennessee's Women's Basketball team and Coach Holly Warlick.
(Commissioner Smith) 
 
9. R-14-4-106   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee recognizing April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.
(Commissioner Ownby)
 
10. R-14-4-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee reappointing Archie Johnson and appointing Joe Gouffon and ________ as members and appointing _________ as an alternate on the Knox County Board of Equalization.
(Property Assessor)
 
11. R-14-4-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the City of Knoxville to receive funds in the amount of $4,032.85 for overtime costs incurred by the Knox County Sheriff's Office for its participation in the Internet Crimes Against Children Initiative. (Agreement does not require an expenditure of funds)
(Sheriff)

 
12. R-14-4-302   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment Five to a grant agreement 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 $218,900.00; 2) increases the local match by $112,766.66; and 3) extends the grant term by one year, to June 30, 2015. (Local match funded in current budget)
(Sheriff)

 
13. R-14-4-303   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the Knox County Sheriff's Office (KCSO) and the United States Secret Service for reimbursement of certain overtime costs and other expenses directly related to work performed by a KCSO officer in assisting the U.S. Secret Service's Nashville District Electronic Fraud Task Force in conducting official investigations.
(Sheriff)

 
14. R-14-4-304   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Black Creek Integrated Systems Corp. for the provision of jail security system upgrades in the amount of $299,998.00 for the system upgrade in the first year and $16,100.00 for support each year thereafter. (First year funded in current budget)
(Sheriff)

 
15. R-14-4-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Speedway LLC for property located at 611 Lovell Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
16. R-14-4-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Brandywine at Turkey Creek, LLC for property located at 941 Fretz Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
17. R-14-4-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a proposal of the Tennessee Department of Transportation for the construction of a new bridge on Emory Road (SR 131) over Kerns Branch adjacent to Beeler Road. (Proposal does not require an expenditure of County funds)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
18. R-14-4-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the necessary right of way, slope and construction easement acquisitions on three (3) tracts for intersection and sidewalk improvements at Dutchtown Road and Mabry Hood Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
19. R-14-4-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Work Order No. 2 and the proposed Scope of Services in the amount of $216,972.00 under the Master Services Agreement with AMEC Earth & Environmental, Inc. (designated as Knox County Contract No. 11-466) for completion and/or revision of Knox County's Stormwater Manual, Ordinance, policy development and associated training to meet EPA NPDES Phase II regulation requirements. (Funded in current budget)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
20. R-14-4-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a donation of five (5) rolls of concrete cloth (valued at $4,499.25) from Superior Drainage Products, Inc. for use in the culvert repairs necessary on Misty Springs Road. (Knox County to also purchase five (5) rolls for this project, which purchase is funded in the current budget)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
21. R-14-4-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement with Knoxville's Community Development Corporation to provide $95,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for an energy conservation project to purchase and install Energy Star rated heat pump split HVAC units at Nature’s Cove Apartment Complex. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG Program funds and no local funds will be utilized.) (DEFERRED FROM MARCH)
(Community Development)
 
22. R-14-4-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee 1) approving Knox County's Fifth Annual Action Plan update to the 2010-2015 Consolidated Plan to identify activities Knox County will undertake during the program year beginning July 1, 2014 and ending June 30, 2015 using federal funds granted to Knox County by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address priority needs in housing and the community in furtherance of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Home Investment Partnerships (HOME) programs and 2) authorizing the acceptance of federal funds in an amount up to $921,997.00 for the CDBG program and $306,370.00 for the HOME program.
(Community Development)
 
23. R-14-4-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $208,500.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of medical and care coordination for Children's Special Services. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
 
24. R-14-4-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment One to a grant contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for HIV/AIDS/STD program services in Knox County, which amendment provides for a decrease of $56,700.00 from the State for a new total grant amount of $352,700.00 and expands the scope of services. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
 
25. R-14-4-603   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 (TAPPP). (No local match required)
(Health Department)
 
26. R-14-4-604   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a five-year grant contract in the amount of $1,209,500.00 ($241,900.00 per year) with the Tennessee Department of Health for home-based Care Coordination Services for at-risk pregnant women and young children as part of the Help Us Grow Successfully (HUGS) program. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
27. R-14-4-605   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a three-year grant contract in the amount of $203,400.00 ($67,800.00 per year) with the Tennessee Department of Health for the Tennessee Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
 
28. R-14-4-606   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $61,500.00 (requires a local match of $17,200.00) with the Tennessee Department of Health for Health Promotion Services. (Local match funded in current budget)
(Health Department)
 
29. R-14-4-607   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $150,000.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of fetal infant mortality review services. (No local match required) (TO BE ADDED)
(Health Department) 
 
30. R-14-4-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement of sale in the amount of $30,000.00 with Dan Harb and Albert Harb for property located at 7215 Middlebrook Pike, also know as the Historic Katie Miller House. (Agreement does not require an expenditure of funds)
(Purchasing)
 
31. R-14-4-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a formal General Fund Operating Reserve Policy.
(Finance)
 
32. R-14-4-803   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a formal Capital Asset Investment and Management Policy.
(Finance)
 
33. R-14-4-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a construction contract in the amount of $_________________ with ________________________ for construction of the New Karns Senior Center.
(Senior Services)
 
34. R-14-4-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving various amendments to the Knox County Commission Rules.
(Rules Committee)
 
35. R-14-4-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing $6,675.00 to be paid to election workers for the May Primary. (Changed to Discussion Item)
(Commissioner Hammond)  
 
36. R-14-4-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee affirming the action in 2004 of County Mayor Michael R. Ragsdale in providing the consent of Knox County to a sublease agreement between Concord Marina of Knoxville, LLC and Lake Partners, LLC for the construction and operation of a restaurant on a portion of the property leased by Knox County to Concord Marina of Knoxville, LLC, and to modify the rent due under and pursuant to the lease agreement for the professional management and operation of Concord Marina dated May 9, 2001, and to modify the lease agreement by amending Exhibit A thereto and by consenting to the sublease agreement.
(Commissioner Anders)
 
37. R-14-4-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the amendment to Contract No. 01-109, the lease agreement between Knox County, Tennessee and Concord Marina of Knoxville, LLC for the professional management and operation of Concord Marina, as previously amended, said proposed amendment including the addition of two (2) additional potential ten (10) year extensions of the term of the lease through the year 2066, said potential extensions being at the sole discretion of Knox County, and said proposed amendment including the decrease of the current annual minimum rent from $38,646.00 to $15,000.00.
(Commissioner Anders)
 
38. R-14-4-906   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the hiring of a lobbyist for the purposes of keeping the Knox County Commission and the Mayor apprised of proposed legislation which would affect Knox County.
(Commissioner Broyles) 
 
39. R-14-4-907   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee acknowledging the naming of the Family Justice Center the "Randall E. Nichols Family Justice Center" in honor and recognition of the distinguished public service of District Attorney General Randy Nichols.
(Commissioner Anders and County Mayor)  
 
40. R-14-4-908   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to request MPC to provide a recommendation regarding traffic studies.
(Commissioner Broyles) 
 
41. O-14-3-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Knox County Code, Chapter 2, Article III, Division II, Section 2-279 entitled "Engagements" to delete the reference to the auditing standards established by the Institute of Internal Auditors and to provide for the Department of Internal Audit to conduct attestation engagements. (Ord. No. O-10-3-104, adopted 4-26-10) (SECOND READING)
(Audit Committee)
 
 
42.    Consideration of the closure of a portion of Beaver Ridge Road.  Road is located off Oak Ridge Highway, portion requesting to be closed is old roadway that was relocated in 2009.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
43.    Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.)  Yarnell Station Boulevard, Yarnell Station Subdivision, District 6
B.)  Duck Spring Lane, in the Yarnell Station Subdivision, District 6
C.)  Dark Creek lane, in the Yarnell Station Subdivision, District 6
D.)  Ridgeland Drive, in the Campbell Station Villas Subdivision, District 6
E.)  Summit Station Lane, in the Campbell Station Villas Subdivision, District 6
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
44.    Presentation by Mayor Tim Burchett proclaiming April as Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) Month.
(Community Development)
 
45.    Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor's Order reappointing Sue Atchley to the Knox Chapman Utility District.
(County Mayor)  
 
46.    Discussion regarding Boomsday.
(Commissioner Broyles) 
 
47.    Discussion regarding a pay increase for election officers and workers on election day. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Hammond) 
 
48.    Discussion regarding the Joint Education Committee.
(Commissioner McKenzie)
 
49. 3-B-14-SP   Request of CHARLES THOMPSON for a North County Sector Plan amendment from LDR (Low Density Residential) to O (Office). Property located southeast side E. Beaver Creek Drive, southwest of Stanfort Lane. COMMISSION DISTRICT 7. MPC Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION #3-B-14-SP, amending the North County Sector Plan to O (Office) and recommend the Knox County Commission approve the sector plan amendment, to make it operative.  
50. 3-D-14-RZ   Request of CHARLES THOMPSON for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services). Property located southeast side E. Beaver Creek Dr., southwest of Stanfort Lane. COMMISSION DISTRICT 7. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services).  
51. 3-C-14-SP   Request of MANSOUR HASAN for a Northwest County Sector Plan amendment from LDR (Low Density Residential) to O (Office). Property located northeast side Middlebrook Pike, northwest of Bob Kirby Road.
COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: ADOPT RESOLUTION #3-C-14-SP, amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to O (Office) and recommend the Knox County Commission approve the sector plan amendment, to make it operative.
 
52. 3-E-14-RZ   Request of MANSOUR HASAN for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services). Property located northeast side Middlebrook Pike, northwest of Bob Kirby Road.
COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services).
 
53. 3-F-14-RZ   Request of IDEAL ENGINEERING SOLUTIONS for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential). Property located northwest side Nubbin Ridge Road, northeast of Dunaire Drive. COMMISSION DISTRICT 5. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning at a density up to 3.8 dwelling units per acre.  

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