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 JANUARY AGENDA OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION AT 1:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9, 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 memorializing Mary Lou Horner.
(Full Commission)

 
2. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring ____________of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
3. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring ____________of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
4. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring ____________of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
5. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring ____________of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
6. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring ____________of Boy Scout Troop 500.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
7. 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)
 
8. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing ____________, ____________ and ____________ as Judicial Magistrates for Knox County.
(General Sessions Judges)

 
9. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the appointment of Gwendolyn Brown to complete the unfulfilled term of Jim Clayton, who has recently resigned from serving as a Director of The Development Corporation of Knox County.
(Development Corporation)
 
10. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Helen Ross McNabb Center for professional student assistance counseling support services at a cost of $155.00 per day for a maximum of 200 days.
(Schools)
 
11. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts between KCS Maintenance and Operations and F.M. George Safe and Lock Company and William S. Trimble Company, Inc. to provide keys, locks and locking systems for up to $150,000.00 annually as needed.
(Schools)
 
12. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts between KCS Maintenance and Operations and K&F Construction, Inc., Shelton General Contractors, Skilled Services Quality Construction, LLC. and Stooksbury Construction, Inc. to provide miscellaneous construction services for up to $500,000.00 annually as needed.
(Schools)
 
13. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Henley Roofing Company, Inc. for roof replacement at West Valley Middle School in the amount of $639,643.00.
(Schools)
 
14. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with K & F Construction, Inc. for construction of an addition to Belle Morris Elementary School in the amount of $2,311,874.00.
(Schools)
 
15. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the State of Tennessee Department of Education for implementation of the Safe and Supportive Schools Grant Project for the period of October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013 in the amount of $319,879.19.
(Schools)
 
16. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the conveyance of fee simple title to the Board of Education for real properties at the new Southwest Elementary School, Brickey-McCloud Elementary School, Amherst Elementary School and Gibbs Elementary School.
(Schools)
 
17. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for FedEx Freight, Inc. in District 8.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
18. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for Dominion Wellspring Powell, LLC in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
19. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for Crossroads Apostolic Church in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
20. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the use of $135,000.00 from the subdivision foreclosure account to finish deficient items in Silverstone Subdivision.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
21. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the 2012 Homeland Security Grant contract in the amount of $386,851.59 for the District 2 Homeland Security first responder Training Program for Knox County and the 15 contiguous counties that comprise District 2 Homeland Security.
(Community Development)
 
22. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an Amendment to the MOU between Abt Associates and the Knox County Health Department (Knox County contract #12-314) 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 under Contract #HHSP23320095624WC.  As part of this agreement, the Knox County Health Department will receive an additional $45,000.00 to support evaluation activities related to participating in the Teen Health Empowerment Study.  The total amount of funds provided to the Knox County Health Department in the MOU is now $50,000.00.
(Health Department)
 
23. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Tennessee Agriculture Enhancement Program Grant in the amount of $1500.00 for promotion of the New Harvest Park Farmers' Market.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
24. 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)
 
25. 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)
 
26. 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)
 
27. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to clarify the term of Commissioner Sam McKenzie on the Knox County Railroad Authority.
(Commissioner Norman)
 
28. 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)
 
29. 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)
 
30. 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 electronic message centers in Knox County (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING) (DEFERRED FROM NOVEMBER)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
31. 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 to digital 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)
 
32. 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)
 
33. Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
34. 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. 
 
35. 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.
 
36. 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). 
 
37. 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. 
 
38. 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.