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
- REVISED -


THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHALL MEET IN AGENDA WORK SESSION ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2013 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-13-1-101    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee memorializing Mary Lou Horner.
(Full Commission)

 
5. R-13-1-102    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee memorializing Bruce McCarty.
(Commissioner Norman)

 
6. R-13-1-103    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Dillon Moore of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
7. R-13-1-104    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Ian A. Beeler of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
8. R-13-1-105    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Kyle P. Halstead of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
9. R-13-1-106    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Austin T. Hancock of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
10. R-13-1-107    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Jeremy P. Kinney of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
11. R-13-1-108    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Nathanael G. Sanders of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
12. R-13-1-109    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring Nathanial W. Wech of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
13. R-13-1-110    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing ________________ (District 4) to the Knox County Board of Zoning Appeals to serve the unexpired term of William Daniels expiring September 30, 2013.
(Commissioner Ownby)
 
14. R-13-1-111    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the appointment/reappointment of ____________, ____________ and ____________ as Judicial Magistrates for Knox County.
(General Sessions Judges)

 
15. R-13-1-112    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee confirming the Knox County Mayor's appointment of Gwendolyn Brown to serve the unexpired term of Jim Clayton on the Board of Directors of The Development Corporation of Knox County.
(Development Corporation)
 
16. R-13-1-113    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee re-establishing the Finance Committee as a Standing Committee of the Knox County Commission.
(Commissioner Norman)
 
17. R-13-1-114    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee providing for the record the term of Commissioner Sam McKenzie on the Knox County Railroad Authority, which term shall expire August 31, 2016, and providing the length of all subsequent terms of members appointed to the Railroad Authority by the Knox County Commission.
(Commissioner Norman)
 
18. R-13-1-201    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Helen Ross McNabb Center for Student Assistance Counseling Support Services at a cost of $155.00 per day for a maximum of 200 days.
(Schools)
 
19. R-13-1-202    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts with F.M. George Safe and Lock Company and Wm. S. Trimble Company, Inc. to provide keys, locks and locking systems as needed in the amount not to exceed $150,000.00 annually.
(Schools)
 
20. R-13-1-203    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts with K&F Construction, Inc., Skilled Services Quality Construction, LLC. Shelton General Contractors, and Stooksbury Construction, Inc. to provide general and miscellaneous construction services as needed in the amount not to exceed $500,000.00 annually.
(Schools)
 
21. R-13-1-204    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount of $639,643.00 with Henley Roofing Company, Inc. for a roof replacement at West Valley Middle School.
(Schools)
 
22. R-13-1-205    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount of $2,311,874.00 with K & F Construction, Inc. for the construction of an addition to Belle Morris Elementary School.
(Schools)
 
23. R-13-1-206    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tennessee Department of Education in the amount of $319,879.19 (no local match required) for the implementation of the Safe and Supportive Schools Grant Project for the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.
(Schools)
 
24. R-13-1-207    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the conveyance of fee simple title to the Knox County Board of Education for real properties at the new Southwest Elementary School, Brickey-McCloud Elementary School, Amherst Elementary School and Gibbs Elementary School.
(Schools)
 
25. R-13-1-401    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with FedEx Freight, Inc. for property located at 2645 Asbury Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
26. R-13-1-402    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Dominion Wellspring Powell, LLC for property located at 7545 Thunder Lane.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
27. R-13-1-403    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Crossroads Apostolic Church for property located at 4111 McCloud Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
28. R-13-1-404    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the use of $135,000.00 from theEngineering Department's Subdivision Foreclosure Account for drainage and road repairs in Silverstone Subdivision.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
29. R-13-1-501    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency for the 2012 Homeland Security Grant pass-through funding in the amount of $386,851.59 (no local match required) for the District 2 Homeland Security First Responder Training Program for Knox County and the fifteen (15) contiguous counties comprising District 2 Homeland Security.
(Community Development)
 
30. R-13-1-601    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement and amendment thereto between the Knox County Health Department and ABT Associates to collaborate on the Evaluation of the Safer Sex Intervention as part of the Teen Health Empowerment Study conducted for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services which agreements provide that Knox County Health Department will receive a total of $50,000.00 for their efforts in supporting the study.
(Health Department)
 
31. R-13-1-701    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Tennessee Agriculture Enhancement Program Grant in the amount of $1500.00 (no local match required) to promote the Farmers Market at New Harvest Park.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
32. R-13-1-801    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the transfer of three (3) properties known as the “Hillcrest Nursing Home Properties” located at 5321/5325 Beverly Park Circle, 1758 Hillwood Drive and 6801 Middlebrook Pike to the Industrial Development Board of the County of Knox for the subsequent sale of the aforementioned properties to Hillcrest Healthcare Communities.
(Finance)
 
33. R-13-1-901    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee providing for the reduction of Knox County’s debt by applying proceeds of sale of the County’s surplus properties to reducing the County taxpayers’ debt.
(County Mayor and Commissioner Norman)
 
34. R-13-1-902    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with BB&T to provide banking services for Knox County.  (DEFERRED FROM DECEMBER)
(County Trustee)
 
35. R-13-1-903    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee 1) approving the compensation of the Office of Knox County Law Director to represent the Knox County Trustee's Office in the legal activity associated with the collection of delinquent taxes, effective February 1, 2013 and 2) appropriating the amount of $85,000.00 from excess fees of the Knox County Trustee's Office budget to the Office of Knox County Law Director's budget. (TO BE ADDED)
(County Trustee)
 
36. O-13-1-101    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 NOVEMBER)

(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
37. O-13-1-102    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 or prohibit electronic message center signs in all zone districts (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING) (DEFERRED FROM NOVEMBER)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
38. O-13-1-103    Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to amend Article 2 and Article 3 of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance (Appendix A of the Knox County Code) to prohibit the conversion of billboards and other advertising signs to electric advertising signs or electronic message center signs in all zone districts (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING) (DEFERRED FROM NOVEMBER)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
           
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39. Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A. Fredericksburg Blvd located in Jefferson Pk Unit I & II, Dist 6
B. Monument Blvd located in Jefferson Park Unit I, District 6
C. Charlottesville Blvd located in Jefferson Park Unit I, Dist 6
D. Rivanna Lane located in Jefferson Park Unit I, District 6
E. Apple Valley Drive located in Jefferson Park Unit I, District 6
F. Apomattox Lane located in Jefferson Park Unit III, District 6
G. Rushmore Lane located in Jefferson Park Unit III, District 6
H. Copperstone Lane located in Copperstone, District 6
I. Watergrove Drive located in Copperstone, District 6
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
40. Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
41. Discussion regarding Education Committee consisting of Commissioners and Board of Education members.
(Commissioner Norman)

 
42. Request of E-911 for street name change from unnamed joint permanent easement to Jones Creek Way; street located between Jack Jones Road and deadend. NINTH COMMISSION DISTRICT. MPC RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE THE STREET NAME JONES CREEK WAY. 
 
43. Request of Judy Duff for street name change from Gem Apparel Lane to Bronco Lane; street located between Northwest Park Drive and Breezewood Lane. SIXTH COMMISSION DISTRICT.  MPC RECOMMENDATION: APPROVE THE STREET NAME BRONCO LANE.
 
44. Request of Francis De La Rocha for Rezoning from I (Industrial) to CA (General Business); Property located southwest side Lovell Road, southeast of I-40/75. FIFTH COMMISSION DISTRICT. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE CA (GENERAL BUSINESS). 
 
45. 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. 
 
46. 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.