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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, SEPTEMBER 17, 2012 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-12-9-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee encouraging citizens to participate in "Thank a Teacher Week" the week of September 24, 2012 by thanking teachers for a job well done. (TO BE ADDED)
(Full Commission)

 
5. R-12-9-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee thanking the Charter Review Committee for a job well done. (TO BE ADDED)
(Full Commission)

 
6. R-12-9-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee reappointing Carson Dailey (District 9) and appointing/reappointing ___________(District 1), ________(District 3), ___________ (District 5), and ___________ (District 7) to the Knox County Board of Zoning Appeals.
(Commissioners McKenzie, Norman, Briggs, Smith and Brown)
 
7. R-12-9-111   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, see two resumes attached) to the Knox County Audit Committee. (DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
(Law Director)
 
8. R-12-9-112   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing ____________to the Knox County Ethics Committee. (TO BE ADDED)
(Law Department)

 
9. R-12-9-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract of employment between the Knox County Board of Education and Dr. James P. McIntyre, Jr. as Superintendent of Knox County Schools.
(Schools)
 
10. R-12-9-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount up to $5,000,000.00 annually with Digital Connections, Inc. for installation services for structured cable and other low voltage systems.
(Schools)
 
11. R-12-9-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts with 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 in the amount not to exceed $300,000.00 annually.
(Schools)
 
12. R-12-9-204   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount of $2,748,764.00 with Merit Construction, Inc. for the construction of a new gymnasium at Carter Middle School. (DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
(Schools)
 
13. R-12-9-205   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $166,000.00 (requires a local match of $52,570.00) with the Tennessee Arts Commission for the implementation of the Arts 360 program.
(Schools)
 
14. R-12-9-206   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Sprite Spark Parks for School Sweepstakes Grant Fund Contract in the amount of $25,000.00 to refurbish park, school, or active space at Powell Elementary School.
(Schools)
 
15. R-12-9-207   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 and funding in the amount up to $719,808.00 for the Knox County Schools Career and Technical Education Program for the period beginning July 1, 2012 and ending June 30, 2013.
(Schools)
 
16. R-12-9-208   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to approve the awarding of Invitation for Bid #1493 in the amount not to exceed $110,000.00 annually for up to five (5) years to Southeastern Paper Group for garbage bags.
(Schools)
 
17. R-12-9-209   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement in the amount of $51,900.00 (no local match required) with the Tennessee State Library and Archives for general library services and library materials for the disadvantaged.
(Library)
 
18. R-12-9-210   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount $1,750.00 (requires a local match of $1,750.00 to be funded by the Friends of the Knox County Library) with the Tennessee Arts Commission for the 2013 Children's Festival of Reading.
(Library)
 
19. R-12-9-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an amendment to the contract with Pay Tel Communications, Inc. for an inmate phone system for the Knox County Sheriff's Office, which amendment provides for the installation, management, and maintenance of a video visitation system.
(Sheriff)
 
20. R-12-9-302   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Agreement with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for the reimbursement of overtime salary costs and other pre-approved expenses.
(Sheriff)
 
21. R-12-9-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Jessup Land Company, LLC for property located at 2100 Valley Vista Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
22. R-12-9-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the necessary right-of-way acquisitions for the Northshore Drive and Choto Road Intersection Improvements (5 tracts) as shown on the Cannon and Cannon, Inc. design plans.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
23. R-12-9-403   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 shown on the Cannon and Cannon, Inc. right-of-way plans.
(DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
24. R-12-9-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment No. One to a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) agreement between Knox County and Community Action for Affordable Neighborhoods to provide for the rehabilitation or construction of a single-family home for a low to moderate income first-time homebuyer, which amendment provides an additional $15,000.00 in HOME program income funds and extends the term of the contract from February 2012 to June 30, 2013.
(Community Development)
 
25. R-12-9-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Cooperation Agreement between Knox County and Knox Housing Partnership, Inc. for the waiver of the payment in lieu of taxes for the Willow Place Senior Community.
(Community Development)
 
26. R-12-9-503   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Cooperation Agreement between Knox County and Knox Housing Partnership, Inc. for the waiver of the payment in lieu of taxes for the Blueberry Ridge Senior Community.
(Community Development)
 
27. R-12-9-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $175,000.00 (requires a local in-kind services match of $153,561.00 in employee labor provided by the Health Department) with the Tennessee Department of Health for Project Diabetes Initiative Services.
(Health Department)
 
28. R-12-9-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding between Knox County and the Metropolitan Drug Commission to collect donations for the Flu Mist Program for the Health Department.
(Health Department)
 
29. R-12-9-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of grant funding in the amount of $10,000.00 from Variety - The Children's Charity of Eastern Tennessee to support East Tennessee Safe Sleep Initiative Cribs for Kids Program. (TO BE ADDED)
(Health Department)
 
30. R-12-9-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $961.50 (requires a local match of $961.50) with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture for planting trees at Carl Cowan and Spring Place Parks.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
31. R-12-9-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing and accepting the conveyance of three (3) properties located at 2215 Shipetown Road, 280 S. Peters Road, and 312 S. Peters Road from Child and Family Services of Knox County or current owner to Knox County.
(Purchasing)
 
32. R-12-9-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee determining the method of disposal of four (4) properties located at 2215 Shipetown Road, 280 S. Peters Road, 312 S. Peters Road, and 7215 Middlebrook Pike to be by _____________.
(Purchasing)
 
33. R-12-9-901   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)
 
34. R-12-9-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Data Supplies, Inc. for Forms Management Services for various Knox County Departments.
(Information Technology)
 
35. R-12-9-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee designating/committing and appropriating funds in the amount of $100,000.00 from fiscal year 2012 to fiscal year 2013 for the purpose of restoring that portion of the FY13 Operational Budget of the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) provided by Knox County to the level of funding provided in FY12.
(Commissioner Norman)
 
36. R-12-9-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee designating/committing and appropriating funds in the amount of $10,000.00 from fiscal year 2012 to fiscal year 2013 for the purchase of a wrestling mat for West High School. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Ownby)
 
37. R-12-9-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting the Knox County Finance Department to provide a quarterly report to the Knox County Commission detailing Knox County's revenues and expenditures. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Hammond)

 
38. O-12-9-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to (1) repeal and replace Chapter 10, Article I. in General, Article II. 2006 International Building Code (IBC), Article III. 2006 International Residential Code (IRC), Article IV. 2006 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), Article V. 2006 International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), Article VI. 2006 International Mechanical Code (IMC), Article VII. 2006 International Plumbing Code (IPC), Article X. 2006 International Code Council Performance Code (ICCPC), Article XI. 2006 International Existing Building Code (IEBC), Article XII. 2006 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), (Ord. No. O-07-3-101, adopted 4-16-07, Ord. No. O-09-9-101, adopted 10-26-09, Ord. No. O-06-11-101, adopted 12-18-06) Chapter 30, Article II. 2006 International Fire Prevention Code (IFC) (Ord. No. O-07-3-101, adopted 4-16-07 and Ord. No. O-09-9-101, adopted 10-26-09), Article III. 2006 Life Safety Code (LSC), (Ord. No. O-07-3-101, adopted 4-16-07 and Ord. No. O-09-9-101, adopted 10-26-09), Chapter 26, Article IV. Vacant, Deteriorated or Blighted Properties (Ord. No. O-94-11-101, adopted 12-19-94, Ord. No. O-08-3-101, adopted 4-28-08, and Ord. No. O-09-4-103, adopted 5-26-09), Chapter 38, Article III. Lot Cleanliness, (Ord. No. O-91-3-102, adopted 7-15-91 and Ord. No. O- 98-11-101, adopted 11-16-98) and Chapter 62, Article IX. Abandoned and Inoperable Vehicles (Ord. No. O-05-9-102, adopted 10-24-05) and (2) adopt the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) with amendments at Chapter 10, Division 2, previously reserved, and add a new Article XIII to Chapter 10 for the International Green Construction Code (IGCC) with amendments. (FIRST READING)
(Code Administration)
 
39. O-12-9-102   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Article 1, Article 2, Article 3, Article 4, Article 5, and Article 6 of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance (Appendix A of the Knox County Code) to edit, clarify, correct, and make other minor changes to the Zoning Ordinance (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
40. O-12-9-103   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Article 5, Section 5.80 of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance (Appendix A of the Knox County Code) entitled "Historical Overlay Zone (HZ)" to conform to State law the composition of and who is responsible for appointments to the Knox County Historic Zoning Commission (Ord. No. O-96-2-101, adopted 3-25-96). (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
41. O-12-9-104   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) 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 MARCH)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
42.    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)
 
43.    Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.) Gull Lane located in Turtle Point Subdivision, District 4.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
44.    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)
 
45.    Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor's order appointing Kenneth Maples to the First Utility District Board of Commissioners. (TO BE ADDED)
(Law Department)
 
46.    Discussion regarding the Billboard Moratorium expiring September 30, 2012.
(Law Department)
 
47.    Discussion with Finance Director, Chris Caldwell, regarding Knox County's revenue surplus.
(Commissioner Norman)

 
48.    Discussion regarding a 2% pay increase for Knox County Employees. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Brown)

 
49.    Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
50. 8-B-12-RZ   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.  
51. 8-H-12-RZ   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.  
52. 7-C-12-RZ   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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