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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 SEPTEMBER AGENDA OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION AT 1:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2012 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, appointing/reappointing ___________(District 1), ________(District 3), ___________ (District 5), ___________ (District 7), and ______________ (District 9) to serve on the Knox County Board of Zoning Appeals.
(Commissioners McKenzie, Norman, Smith and Brown)
 
2.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing _____________(recommended by the East Tennessee Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors) and _____________(recommended by the Knoxville Chapter of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants). (DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
(Law Director)
 
3.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract renewal for Dr. James P. McIntyre, Jr.
(Schools)
 
4.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Digital Connections, Inc. for installation services for structured cable and other low voltage systems through June 2013 for up to $5,000,000.00 annually as needed (RFP 1392).
(Schools)
 
5.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts between the Knox County Maintenance and Operations Department and Bonitz Flooring Group, Inc., D&M Contract Flooring, Inc., Home Choice Flooring, LLC, and Shanklin & Sons Carpet, Inc. to provide carpet tile installation services as needed for up to $300,000.00 annually (RFP 1447).
(Schools)
 
6.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Merit Construction, Inc. in the amount of $2,748,764.00 for construction of a new gymnasium for Carter Middle School (funded through the Capital Improvement Plan and Physical Plant Upgrades). (DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
(Schools)
 
7.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a State of Tennessee, Tennessee Arts Commission Grant contract in the amount of $166,000.00 for Arts 360 program implementation.
(Schools)
 
8.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Sprite Spark Parks for School Sweepstakes Grant for Powell Elementary for the refurbishment of a park, school, or open space in the amount of $25,000.00.
(Schools)
 
9.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 Year Five Action Plan Grant for $719,808.00 for the period of July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013.
(Schools)
 
10.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Knox County Schools Maintenance and Operations Department purchase of garbage bags from Southeastern Paper Group for up to $110,000.00 annually as needed (Bid 1493).
(Schools)
 
11.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the General Library Services grant in the amount of $51,900.00 from the Tennessee State Library and Archives for the purchase of library materials.
(Library)
 
12.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant in the amount $1,750.00 from the Tennessee Arts Commission for the 2013 Children's Festival of Reading.
(Library)
 
13.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Contract #08-397 between Knox County Government and Pay Tel Communications.
(Sheriff)
 
14.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and the Knox County Sheriff's Office for the purpose of reimbursement of overtime salary costs.
(Sheriff)
 
15.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for Jessup Land Company, LLC in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
16.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving right of way acquisitions for the Northshore Drive and Choto Road Intersection Improvements as noted on Cannon and Cannon design plans.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
17.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the necessary right of way acquisitions for the Bob Gray Road and Mabry Hood Road Intersection Improvements (9 tracts) and the Bob Gray Road and Bob Kirby Road Intersection Improvements (9 tracts) as outlined in the Cannon and Cannon, Inc. plans.
(DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
18.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Contract Amendment No. One with Community Action for Affordable Neighborhoods (CAAN), to provide $15,000.00 in HOME program income funds for the acquisition and rehab of one single-family development for a woman and her two children.  The home will remain affordable for a period of 15 years as required by the HOME Investment Partnerships program.
(Community Development)
 
19.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Cooperation Agreement between Knox County and Knox Housing Partnership, Inc. in regard to the Willow Place Senior Community.
(Community Development)
 
20.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Cooperation Agreement between Knox County and Knox Housing Partnership, Inc. in regard to the Blueberry Ridge Senior Community.
(Community Development)
 
21.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a $175,000.00 Grant Contract 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 Project Diabetes Initiative Services for the period beginning on August 15, 2012 and ending on June 30, 2013.
(Health Department)
 
22.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the Knox County Health Department and the Metropolitan Drug Commission to collect donations for the Flu Mist Program for the Knox County Health Department.
(Health Department)
 
23.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Knox County Community Tree Planting Project to increase the tree resource base by the addition of 19 trees to two park locations, Carl Cowan Park and Spring Place Park.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
24.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of three parcels of property located at 2215 Shipetown Road, 280 S. Peters Road, and 312 S. Peters Road from Child and Family Services of Knox County.
(Purchasing)
 
25.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee determining the method of disposal of four parcels of property located at 2215 Shipetown Road, 280 S. Peters Road, 312 S. Peters Road, and 7215 Middlebrook Pike.
(Purchasing)
 
26.   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee withholding disbursements to Knoxville Area Chamber Partnership, Inc., until requested financial disclosures are provided to Commission. (DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
(Commissioner Norman)
 
27.   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee repealing the 2006 Building, Fire and Associated Codes and outdated Property Use and Maintenance Ordinances and adopting the 2012 Building, Fire and Associated Codes and updated Property Use and Maintenance Ordinances. (FIRST READING)
(Codes Department)
 
28.   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee proposing editing, clarification, corrections and other minor changes to the regulations consistent with Article 6, Section 6.30.04. (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
29.   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Article 5, Section 5.80 HZ Historical Overlay Zone, to conform to State law regarding the composition of and appointment of members to the Knox County Historic Zoning Commission. (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
30.   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Article 2 and Article 3 of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance regarding the regulation of signs, billboards, electronic message centers and other advertising structures in Knox County (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING) (TABLED FROM FEBRUARY)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
31.   Consideration of the closure of a portion of the unused right of way for Yarnell Road.  Property located  at the portion of the old Yarnell Road relocated by TDOT as part of Lovell Road widening(350 feet south of existing intersection). Property owners: Ron Watkins, Partners V, LLC. (FIRST READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
32.   Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.) Gull Lane located in Turtle Point Subdivision, District 4.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
33.   Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor's letter rejecting the Hallsdale Powell Utility Board's list of nominees to fill a vacancy on said Board.
(Law Department)
 
34.   Discussion regarding the Billboard Moratorium expiring September 30, 2012.
(Law Department)
 
35.   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
36.   Request of REBECCA V. FERGUSON FOR REZONING FROM RA (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) TO A (AGRICULTURAL); Property located south side Woodson Drive, south of Hilltop Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 9. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE A (K) (AGRICULTURAL) SUBJECT TO 3 CONDITIONS.  
37.   Request of SAM CONNOR FOR REZONING FROM A (AGRICULTURAL) AND F (FLOODWAY) TO PC (PLANNED COMMERCIAL) AND F (FLOODWAY). Property located southeast side W. Emory Road, southwest of Central Avenue Pike. COMMISSION DISTRICT 7. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE PC (K) (PLANNED COMMERCIAL) AND F (FLOODWAY) ZONING SUBJECT TO 2 CONDITIONS.  
38.   Appeal by James A. and Tammy S. Bennett of MPC denial of rezoning from A (Agricultural) to CA (General Business). Property located northwest side Apache Road, northwest of Rutledge Pike. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8; MPC RECOMMENDATION: DENY CA (GENERAL BUSINESS).  

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