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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 JULY AGENDA OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION AT 1:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 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 honoring Jamey Dobbs.
(DEFERRED FROM JUNE)
(Commissioner Broyles)

 
2.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Knox County Director of Planning and Development, Cindy Pionke.
(Commissioner Norman)

 
3.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Dr. Joseph Carcello.
(Commissioners Wright, Shouse and Broyles)
 
4.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Ms. Mary Kiser.
(Commissioners Wright, Shouse and Broyles)
 
5.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee proclaiming Knox County as the first County in the State of Tennessee to be a Purple Heart County.
(County Mayor)
 
6.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee confirming the Knox County Mayor's appointment of _____________to serve the unfulfilled term of Linda Claussen on the Knox County Historic Zoning Commission, which term expires March 1, 2014.
(County Mayor)

 
7.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing/reappointing Polly Doka (District 3), ________________ (District 4), ________________ (District 7), and ________________ (District 9) to the Knox County Library Advisory Board.
(Commissioners Norman, Ownby, Smith and Brown) 

 
8.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the reappointments of Tom Pierce as a member and Roy Kruse as an alternate member of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Merit System Council.
(Merit System Council)
 
9.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the reappointment of Gwendolyn Brown to the Board of Directors of The Development Corporation of Knox County.
(Development Corporation)
 
10.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Agreement with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in the amount of $840,000.00 for a period ending October 31, 2014.
(Schools)
 
11.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 Year Six Action Plan grant for $720,586.00 for the period of July 1, 2013 thru June 30, 2014.
(Schools)
 
12.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the State of Tennessee Title III Immigrant Grant in the amount of $28,535.56 to improve student achievement by supporting the acculturation process and implementing research-based strategies and practices for learning English as a second language.
(Schools)
 
13.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Adult Education Grant with Department of Labor and Workforce Development for fiscal year 2014 in the amount of $659,538.00.
(Schools)
 
14.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with the Parthenon Group for $1,200,000.00 to provide technical assistance services in support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grant to assess resource alignment and effective implementation of its instructional reforms.
(Schools)
 
15.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Buck Institute of Education for provision of project based learning and certification services (RFP 1712).
(Schools)
 
16.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Instructure, Inc. for a 5 year subscription to learning management system software service at a cost of $1,607,029.00 (RFP 1685).
(Schools)
 
17.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Follett Software Company for provision of a Student Information System (SIS) and services in the amount of $1,706,300.00 (RFP 1556).
(Schools)
 
18.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Red Chair Architects for $220,000.00 plus reimbursable expenses for the design of a CTE Magnet High School space located within the Pellissippi Community College facility.
(Schools)
 
19.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the FY13 School Nutrition Fund Balance Designations of $750,000.00.
(Schools)
 
20.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Gallagher Coster for student athletic insurance in the amount of $218,680.00.
(Schools)
 
21.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract between Knox County and SimplexGrinnell for the Detention Facility Fire Protection Systems maintenance.
(Sheriff)

 
22.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the 2013-2014 Juvenile Accountability Block Grant in the amount of $19,184.00 (requires a local match $1,918.40) from the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth to continue Knox County Juvenile Court's Substance Abuse Program.
(Juvenile Court)
 
23.   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.  (DEFERRED FROM JUNE)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
24.   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. (DEFERRED FROM JUNE)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
25.   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.
(DEFERRED FROM JUNE)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
26.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract (No.12-229) extension with Rogers Group, Inc. for hot mix hauling and placement for the purpose of completing state aid contracts at Schaad Road, Beaver Creek Drive, Hendrons Chapel Road, and Solway Road.  This extension will expire on October 31, 2013.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
27.   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 Copeland Drive from Norman Lane to Brushy Valley Road for an estimated project cost of $110,800.00 with $83,100.00 (75%) provided by TDOT and $27,700.00 (25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
28.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a proposal of the Tennessee Department of Transporation (TDOT) to construct a project designated at STP-M-332(9): 47033-1233-43 and more described as S.R. 332 Concord Road from Turkey Creek Road to Northshore Drive.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
29.   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 Copeland Drive from Brickyard Road to I-75 Overpass for an estimated project cost of $286,900.00 with $215,175.00 (75%) provided by TDOT and $71,725.00 (25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
30.   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 Sevierville Pike from City Limits to Hendrons Chapel Road for an estimated project cost of $387,600.00 with $290,700.00 (75%) provided by TDOT and $96,900.00 (25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
31.   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 Texas Valley Road from Maynardville Highway to Union County Line for an estimated project cost of $395,700.00 with $296,775.00 (75%) provided by TDOT and $98,925.00 (25%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
32.   Consideration of a Resolution by the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Joint Funding Agreement between the United States Geological Survey and Knox County for assistance in operating stream gaging stations in Knox County for the period July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
33.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing Knox County to enter into a contract with the State of Tennessee to receive funds for processing tires into a beneficial end use under the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) Waste Tire Grant Program starting July 1, 2014 until June 30, 2015 subject to continued State of Tennessee appropriations and grant program funding. Current funding is estimated to be $492,304.00 per year.
(Solid Waste)

 
34.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract agreement with the Knoxville/Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) in the amount of $370,500.00 for their Emergency Home Repair, Minor Home Repair and Housing Rehabilitation Programs.  These are Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds as approved in the 2013 Annual Action Plan Update to the 2010-2015 Consolidated Plan.
(Community Development)
 
35.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract agreement with the Knoxville/Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) in the amount of $166,691.00 for their single-family housing reconstruction program.  These are HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program funds as approved in the 2013 Annual Action Plan Update to the 2010-2015 Consolidated Plan.
(Community Development)
 
36.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract agreement with the Knoxville/Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) in the amount of $26,000.00 for the purchase of XRF Lead Equipment and Lead Based Paint Inspection/Risk Assessment training.  These are Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds as approved in the 2013 Annual Action Plan Update to the 2010-2015 Consolidated Plan.
(Community Development)

 
37.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving $3,333.00 in grant funds from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Policy and Services Research to Knox County Health Department (KCHD) for the scope of work done on a grant for 18 months, March 1, 2012 to July 31, 2013.
(Health Department)
 
38.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment 1 to Dental Grant Contract #34360-38212 between the State of Tennessee, Department of Health and The Government of Knox County dba Knox County Health Department. Amendment 1 amends the scope of services to the School Based Dental Preventative Program due to changes in the law.
(Health Department)
 
39.   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) between the State of Tennessee, Department of Health and The Government of Knox County d/b/a Knox County Health Department for the provision of Health Promotion Services for the period July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
(Health Department)
 
40.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment 1 of Grant Contract #GG-13-36377 (HIV Center of Excellence Services) between the State of Tennessee, Department of Health and The Government of Knox County d/b/a Knox County Health Department for the period April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014.  The purpose of this amendment is to purchase one needed computer due to supplemental Ryan White funds (equipment grant) received.  Total contract amount increase per this Amendment 1 is $1,500.00.
(Health Department)
 
41.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the FY'14 Defined Services Contract in the amount of $600,000.00 with the Development Corporation of Knox County.
(Purchasing)

 
42.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Defined Services Contract in the amount of $250,000.00, as approved in the FY'14 Knox County Budget, with Innovation Valley.
(Purchasing)

 
43.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Defined Services Contract in the amount of $80,000.00, as approved in the FY'14 Knox County Budget, with the Knoxville Chamber.
(Purchasing)

 
44.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Defined Services Contract in the amount of $134,500.00, as approved in the FY'14 Knox County Budget, with Catholic Charities of East Tennessee for the Children's Emergency Shelter at Juvenile Court.
(Purchasing)

 
45.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Defined Services Contract in the amount of $70,000.00, as approved in the FY'14 Knox County Budget, with the InterFaith Health Clinic.
(Purchasing)

 
46.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Defined Services Contract in the amount of $200,000.00, as approved in the FY'14 Knox County Budget, with the Knoxville Volunteer Emergency Rescue Squad.
(Purchasing)

 
47.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Defined Services Contract in the amount of $63,750.00, as approved in the FY'14 Knox County Budget, with the Lisa Ross Birth and Women's Center.
(Purchasing)

 
48.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Defined Services Contract in the amount of $42,500.00, as approved in the FY'14 Knox County Budget, with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of East Tennessee.
(Purchasing)

 
49.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Defined Services Contract in the amount of $375,000.00, as approved in the FY'14 Knox County Budget, with the Arts and Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville.
(Purchasing)

 
50.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Printing Services contracts with United Printers of Knoxville, Universal Forms and Systems, and Staples, Inc.
(Purchasing)
 
51.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an Amendment to the FY'13 Defined Services Contract for Senior Transportation with the Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee extending the term of the contract through November 30, 2013.
(Purchasing)

 
52.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an amendment to the contract with Metavante Corporation on behalf of FIS-Metavante PayDirect Solutions to authorize the provision of electronic payment processing services for the various departments of Knox County Government.
(Purchasing)

 
53.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the participation of Knox County, Tennessee in the Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA)/National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) Personal Computer Cooperative Contract for the purchase by the Knox County Schools and Knox County General Government of computer equipment, peripherals, and related services from Hewlett-Packard Company.
(Purchasing)
 
54.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the participation of Knox County, Tennessee in the Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA)/National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO) Personal Computer Cooperative Contract for the purchase by the Knox County Schools and Knox County General Government of computer equipment, peripherals, and related services from Dell Marketing L.P.
(Purchasing)
 
55.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with __________ for employee health broker/consultant services.
(Human Resources)
 
56.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee accepting a $3,000.00 donation from Publix to be used for Second Saturday concert series and Holiday Festival of Lights.
(County Mayor)
 
57.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the Knox County Industrial Development Board to negotiate and accept from Marble Alley payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to property located at the State Street Property and finding that such payments are deemed to be in furtherance of the public purposes of the board as defined in Tennessee Code Annotated section 7-53-305.
(Finance)

 
58.   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 $39,075,000.00, 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)

 
59.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee regarding the issuance of not to exceed thirty-nine million seventy-five thousand dollars ($39,075,000.00) General Obligation Bonds of Knox County, Tennessee.
(County Mayor and Finance)

 
60.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an amendment to the Gay Street Redevelopment and Urban Renewal Plan as prepared by Knoxville's Community Development Corporation ("KCDC").
(KCDC)

 
61.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee 1) directing the Knox County Finance Director to, subject to Knoxville City Council's action of same, put a hold on implementing the City-County Building Garage monthly parking rate increase effective January 1, 2013 to $60.00 for Knox County employees paying the full rate and $30.00 for those employees paying the 50% rate and 2) requesting the City-County-PBA Parking Committee to reconvene, subject to Knoxville City Council's action of same, as recommended in the City-County-PBA Parking Committee Report dated May 18, 2010, to review the parking rate and structure and other matters affecting parking policies and submit its findings and recommendations to the County Commission, City Council, Board of Education and PBA Board of Directors for their consideration and approval. (DEFERRED FROM NOVEMBER)
(Commissioners Broyles and Brown)
 
62.   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending the Knox County Code of Ordinances, Part II- Code, Chapter 34- Floods, Article I.- In General, Sec. 34-5 to reflect the new Flood Insurance Rate Map date of August 5, 2013. The only change will be changing the Map date from May 2, 2007 to August 5, 2013. (FIRST READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
63.   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Knox County Code, Chapter 2, Article X, Sections 2-768 and 2-828 to reflect Knox County's current non-discrimination policy for the hiring and employment of Knox County Government employees (Ord. No. 02-7-101, adopted 8-26-02) (SECOND READING)
(Commissioner Broyles)

 
64.   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Knox County Code, Chapter 4, Article I, entitled “Beer” to establish a new Section 4-13, previously reserved, to forbid the sale of beer for on-premises consumption within 300’ of residential dwellings, schools and churches (Ord. No. O-09-3-107, adopted 4-27-09).
(SECOND READING)
(Commissioner Norman)
 
65.   Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.  Airtree Lane located in Maitland Woods Unit I District 6
B.  Ashridge Road located in Mailtland Woods Unit I District 6
C.  Ancient Oak Lane located in Maitland Woods Unit II  District 6
D.  Everwood Oaks Lane located in Oak Springs Crossing Unit I District 7
E.  Legend Oaks Lane located in Oak Springs Crossing Unit I District 7
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
66.   Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor's Order reappointing Zola Turley to the First Utility District of Knox County.
(County Mayor)

 
67.   Discussion regarding the cost of transient vendor permits.
(Commissioner Hammond)

 
68.   Discussion regarding the Safety Center.
(Commissioner Brown)
 
69.   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
70.   Request of Ray D. Williams for rezoning from RB (General Residential) to A (Agricultural). Property located east side Dogwood Lane, southwest side Dogwood Drive. Commission District 4. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE A (AGRICULTURAL).  
71.   Request of Alvin Austin for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located southwest side Zion Lane, northwest of Ball Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL).  
72.   Request of Charles and Ulyana Adams for rezoning from RA (Low Density Residential) to OA (Office Park). Property located northeast side S. Peters Road, southeast of Sony Lane. COMMISSION DISTRICT 3. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE OA (OFFICE PARK).  
73.   Request of Darrell Braden for Northeast County Sector Plan amendment from LI (Light Industrial) to LDR (Low Density Residential). Property located east side Clear Springs Road, north of Arnold Lane. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8. MPC RECOMMENDATION: ADOPT RESOLUTION #6-B-13-SP, amending the Northeast County Sector Plan to LDR (Low Density Residential) and recommend the Knox County Commission also approve the sector plan amendment to make it operative.  
74.   Request of Darrell Braden for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located east side Clear Springs Road, north of Arnold Lane. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL).  
75.   Request of MPC for Jack Walker for Northeast County Sector Plan amendment from NC (Neighborhood Commercial) to RC (Rural Commercial). Property located southeast side Tillett Lane, north of Corryton Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8. MPC ACTION: ADOPT RESOLUTION #6-C-13-SP, amending the Northeast County Sector Plan to RC (Rural Commercial) and recommend the Knox County Commission also approve the sector plan amendment to make it operative.  
76.   Request of MPC for Jack Walker for rezoning from RB (General Residential) to CR (Rural Commercial). Property located southeast side Tillett Lane, north of Corryton Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE CR (RURAL COMMERCIAL).  
77.   Request of Primos Land Company, LLC for rezoning from A (Agricultural) and RA (Low Density Residential) to PR (Planned Residential). Property located west side Cureton Road, south of Ball Camp Pike. SIXTH COMMISSION DISTRICT. MPC RECOMMENDATION: Recommend the Knox County Commission Approve PR(Planned Residential) at a density up to 5 dwelling units per acre. (DEFERRED FROM JUNE)
 

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