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 TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 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-13-2-101    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring William Daniels for his service on the Knox County Board of Zoning Appeals.
(Commissioners Ownby, Norman and Smith)
 
5. R-13-2-110    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the reappointments of John W. Lacey, III, MD and Monte Biggs, MD (both nominated by the Knoxville Academy of Medicine) to the Knox County Board of Health.
(Health Department)
 
6. R-13-2-201    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts with the Lenoir City Utilities Board for electric service at A.L. Lotts Elementary School, Blue Grass Elementary School, Byington Solway Vocational Center, Cedar Bluff Elementary School, Cedar Bluff Middle School, Farragut High School, Farragut Intermediate School, Farragut Primary School, Farragut High School Gym, Farragut High Vocational School, Karns High School and West Valley Middle School.
(Schools)
 
7. R-13-2-202    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $25,000.00 (requires a Knox County Schools match of $2,500.00) with the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development to provide adult education services.
(Schools)
 
8. R-13-2-203    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the amount of $667,125.00 with Henley Roofing Company, Inc. for roof upgrades to Bonny Kate and Sequoyah Elementary Schools.
(Schools)
 
9. R-13-2-204    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with The Lewis Group Architects, Inc. P.C. in the amount of $365,000.00 plus reimbursable expenses for the design of additions and renovations to Pond Gap Elementary School.
(Schools)
 
10. R-13-2-205    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with McCarty, Holsaple, McCarty, Inc. in the amount of $215,000.00 plus reimbursable expenses for the design of additions and renovations to Shannondale Elementary School.
(Schools)
 
11. R-13-2-206    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract in the approximate amount of $59,760.00 with Kingston Sewer-Septic Drain Cleaning Service, Inc. for the pumping of grease traps in school kitchens. (TO BE ADDED)
(Schools)

 
12. R-13-2-401    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with I.B.E.W. Local 760 Building Corporation for property located at 6107 Central Avenue Pike.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
13. R-13-2-402    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Hallsdale-Powell Utility District for property located at 3745 Cunningham Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
14. R-13-2-403    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Primos Land Company, LLC for property located at 2613 Gray Hendrix Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
15. R-13-2-404    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Sachchidan and Country Inn And Suites- Cedar Bluff, LLC for property located at 9137 Cross Park Drive.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
16. R-13-2-405    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Modification Number 2 to Knox County Contract No. 10-370 with The University of Tennessee for services provided by the University of Tennessee's Water Resources Research Center relative to the implementation of the Knox County Adopt-A-Watershed Program, which contract modification provides additional funding in the amount of $48,500.00 and extends the term of the contract by one (1) year, through November 30, 2013.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
           
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17. R-13-2-406    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum Of Understanding in the amount of $7,000.00 with the University of Tennessee to provide project management and construction administration for certain tasks as part of Phase II of the Harrell Road Stormwater Demonstration Park, which project is funded through grant funds from the Nature Conservancy under its Tennessee Healthy Watershed Initiative.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
18. R-13-2-407    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Progression Electric LLC to provide Traffic Signal Maintenance and Service.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
19. R-13-2-408    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation for miscellaneous improvements along Maynardville Highway at its intersections with Afton Drive, Norris Freeway, Andersonville Pike, and East Emory Road with additional improvements along Norris Freeway, which project is known as the Halls Connector, with an estimated project cost of $12,543,000.00 with $11,720,000.00 provided by the State and $823,000.00 provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
20. R-13-2-501    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the InterFaith Health Clinic to provide $64,665.00 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Funds for building improvements, handicap accessibility, and parking lot paving.
(Community Development)
 
21. R-13-2-601    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Contract in the amount of $208,500.00 (no local match required) with the Tennessee Department of Health for Children's Special Services Care Coordination.
(Health Department)
 
22. R-13-2-602    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the year three notice of grant award in the amount of $602,846.00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for Promoting Safer Sex in Tennessee, "The PSST Project."
(Health Department)
 
23. R-13-2-603    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $241,000.00 (no local match required) with the Tennessee Department of Health for Home-Based Care Coordination Services for At-Risk Pregnant Women and Young Children as part of the Help Us Grow Successfully (HUGS) program.
(Health Department)
 
24. R-13-2-604    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant in the amount of $5,000.00 (no local match required) with the East Tennessee Human Resource Agency, Inc. Transportation and Nutrition Services for Ryan White Clients.
(Health Department)
 
25. R-13-2-605    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Knox County Indigent Care Program Agreement for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 in the amount of $4,750,000.00.
(Health Department)
 
26. R-13-2-606    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $284,800.00 (no local match required) with the Tennessee Department of Health for Immunization Services.
(Health Department)
 
27. R-13-2-701    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee accepting donations in the total amount of $3,040.00 received from visitors at Knox County's Holiday Festival of Lights at Concord Park to be donated to the Love Kitchen.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
           
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28. R-13-2-702    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a utility easement and right-of-way agreement in the amount of $6,557.00 with the West Knox Utility District for property located at 8046, 8050 and 8051 Oak Ridge Highway, also known as Knox County SportsPark, for the installation and maintenance of a waterline.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
29. R-13-2-801    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting the unclaimed balance of accounts remitted to the State Treasurer under the Unclaimed Property Act.
(Finance)
 
30. R-13-2-802    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement of sale in the amount of $2,500.00 with Brandon Scott Walker for surplus property located at 323 Maryville Pike.
(Purchasing)
 
31. R-13-2-803    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving agreements of sale with Knoxville Habitat for Humanity, Inc. for surplus properties located at 242 E. Anderson Avenue for $3,500.00; 2103 Washington Pike for $3,500.00; 0 W. Woodland Avenue for $501.00; and 4919 Lincoln Drive for $501.00.
(Purchasing)
 
32. R-13-2-804    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the transfer of the following properties to the City of Knoxville:  3008 Lay Avenue, 2541 Parkview Avenue, 2935 Hillside Avenue, 1319 W. Fourth Avenue, 2418 Selma Avenue, 3339 Thomas Street, and 2436 Washington Avenue.
(Purchasing)
 
33. R-13-2-805    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the transfer of the property located at 119 and 121 E. Emerald Avenue, also known as Parcel ID 081KJ032, to the Emerald Youth Foundation.
(Purchasing)
 
34. R-13-2-901    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the release of a Deed of Trust from J.R.C. Company, Inc. to Knox County, of record in Deed Book 2046, Page 1087, dated October 6, 1982.
(County Mayor)
 
35. R-13-2-902    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee expressing support of SB 748/HB 420 to permit, beginning with elections of school board members in 2014, county governing bodies, by two-thirds vote, to choose to elect county school board members on a partisan rather than a nonpartisan basis.
(Commissioners Wright and Smith)
 
36. R-13-2-903    Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee expressing support of SB916/HB 741 providing for elected School Superintendents in the State of Tennessee.
(Commissioner Wright)
 
37. 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 electronic advertising signs or electronic message center signs in all zone districts (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (SECOND READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
38.     Discussion and report from Knox County Schools Superintendent Jim McIntyre and School Board Chairman Karen Carson on the security of our children in the Knox County Schools.
(Commissioner Norman)
 
39.     Discussion of a joint meeting with Knox County Commission and Knoxville City Council regarding the proposed Safety Center.
(Commissioner Brown)

 
40.     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.  (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
 
41.     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. (DEFERRED FROM JANUARY)
 
42.     Request of Middlebrook Pike Development, LLC for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential). Property located northeast side Middlebrook Pike, northwest of Bob Kirby Road. SIXTH COMMISSION DISTRICT: MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE PR (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL) ZONING AT A DENSITY OF 5 DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE.
 
43.     Request of David Campbell for Northwest County Sector Plan amendment from AG/RR (Agricultural/Rural Residential) and SLPA (Slope Protection Area) to LDR (Low Density Residential) and SLPA (Slope Protection Area); Property located southeast side Hickory Creek Road, southwest of Hardin Valley Road. SIXTH COMMISSION DISTRICT; MPC ACTION: ADOPTED RESOLUTION #1-A-13-SP AMENDING THE NORTHWEST COUNTY SECTOR PLAN TO LDR (LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL) AND SLPA (SLOPE PROTECTION AREA) AND RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION ALSO APPROVE THE SECTOR PLAN AMENDMENT TO MAKE IT OPERATIVE.
 
44.     Request of David Campbell for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential). Property located southeast side Hickory Creek Road, southwest of Hardin Valley Road. SIXTH COMMISSION DISTRICT; MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE PR (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL) AT A DENSITY OF 2.8 DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE SUBJECT TO ONE CONDITION.