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
JEFF OWNBY, 4TH DISTRICT
RICHARD BRIGGS, 5TH DISTRICT
BRAD ANDERS, 6TH DISTRICT, CHAIRMAN
R. LARRY SMITH, 7TH DISTRICT, VICE CHAIRMAN
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 Brad Anders, 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 4, 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 appointing Cindy Buttry (District 6) and reappointing Markus Chady (District 2), G. Scott Smith (District 4), and Kevin Murphy (District 8) to the Knox County Board of Zoning Appeals.
(Commissioners Broyles, Ownby, Anders and Wright) 


 
2. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing Commissioner __________________ to serve as the Commission's non-voting liaison to the Ethics Committee.
(Commissioner Anders)
 
3. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee confirming the Knox County Mayor's appointment of Bill Belser to serve the unfulfilled term of Linda Claussen on the Knox County Historic Zoning Commission, which term expires March 1, 2014.
(DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
(County Mayor)

 
4. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Book Systems, Inc. for provision of a centralized library management system in the amount not to exceed $471,570.00 over a five (5) year term if extended.
(Schools)

 
5. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Delta Dental of Tennessee for administration of the Knox County Schools employee dental insurance benefit services for the period January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2015 with three (3) additional one (1) year option periods (RFP 1761).
(Schools)
 
6. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with EyeMed Vision Care for administration of the Knox County Schools employee vision insurance benefit services for the period January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2015 with three (3) additional one (1) year option periods (RFP 1762).
(Schools)
 
7. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a line-item transfer of $3,785,000.00 of previously approved designated monies from Pond Gap Elementary renovation to Career and Technical Education Magnet High School renovation (with no delay to Pond Gap Elementary renovations).
(Schools)
 
8. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Agreement with Pellissippi State Community College for the purpose of developing a Career Technical Education (CTE) Magnet High School.
(Schools)
 
9. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for Ball Homes, LLC in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
10. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for Broadway Corporation in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
11. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for Russell Properties, LLC in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
12. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for HD Development, LLC in District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
13. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices for Fairview Baptist Church Of Corryton, Inc. in District 8.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
14. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation for the maintenance of a traffic signal at the proposed re-aligned intersection of Emory Road and Thompson School Road and Fairview Road. The project will also include installation of turn lanes and bridge widening as completed by TDOT.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
15. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract between Knox County and CDM Smith in the amount of $110,750.00 for assistance in preparing a Knox County Transportation Plan and Needs Assessment.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
           
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16. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the exchange of 3.994 acres of real property located at 7330 Oak Ridge Highway, Knox County, Tennessee, and a permanent ingress and egress easement to said real property from Traci K. Smith, Rufus Haynes Smith, III, and James Thomas Smith to Knox County and 3.994 acres of real property located at 3106 Water Plant Road, Knox County, Tennessee, from Knox County to Rufus H. Smith, Jr. & Company, LLC, a Tennessee LLC, said transfer of properties and easement being contingent upon the execution of a contract by the parties regarding the transfer of the properties and easement; approving the sale by Knox County, Tennessee, to Rufus H. Smith, Jr. & Company, LLC of the remaining 8.896 acres of real property owned by Knox County at 3106 Water Plant Road for the purchase price of $400,285.48; and approving the lease by Knox County, Tennessee of 2.37 acres of real property located at 3106 Water Plant Road from Rufus H. Smith, Jr. & Company, LLC to be used by Knox County as a convenience center, contingent on the approval and execution of the exchange of the 3.994 acres of properties and easement at the above-noted addresses.
(Solid Waste)
 
17. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a construction contract for bridge and guardrail repairs at the following bridges: Roberts Road over Roseberry Creek, Russell Road over Tuckahoe Creek, and Brickyard Road over Beaver Creek.
(Engineering and Public Works)

 
18. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing Knox County to accept a $1,000.00 award for recycling education efforts to be used for additional education and outreach.
(Solid Waste)

 
19. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a construction contract for intersection improvements for West Beaver Creek Drive and Clinton Highway.
(Solid Waste)
 
20. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a utility relocation agreement in the estimated amount of $216,151.46 with the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) to provide for KUB's reimbursement to Knox County for one hundred percent (100%) of the cost of relocating gas lines due to the Bob Gray Road and Bob Kirby Road and Bob Gray Road and Mabry Hood Road/Hickey Road intersection improvements. (Agreement does not require an expenditure of funds) (DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
21. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a utility relocation agreement in the estimated amount of $200,340.03 with the West Knox Utility District (WKUD) to provide for WKUD's reimbursement to Knox County for one hundred percent (100%) of the cost of relocating water lines due to the Bob Gray Road and Bob Kirby Road and Bob Gray Road and Mabry Hood Road/Hickey Road intersection improvements. (Agreement does not require an expenditure of funds)
(DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)

(Engineering and Public Works)
 
22. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a construction contract in the amount of $2,193,274.31 with Rogers Group Inc. for intersection improvements at Bob Gray Road and Mabry Hood Road/Hickey Road, Bob Gray Road and Bob Kirby Road, and Northshore Drive and Choto Road, which amount includes an estimated total of $416,491.49 for utility relocations which will be reimbursed to Knox County. (Funded in current budget)
(DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
23. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant agreement with Knoxville's Community Development Corporation in the amount of $50,000.00 for water conservation measures at Natures Cove and Autumn Landing complexes located in Knox County.  These are pass-through Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) federal funds approved in the 2013 Annual Action Plan Update to the 2010-2015 Consolidated Plan.
(Community Development)
 
24. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract for a Homeland Security Planner to provide planning services for the 16 counties that comprise District 2 Homeland Security.  The position has been funded since 2004 with federal grant funds passed through from The State of Tennessee to Knox County. This position does not require any expenditure of local funds.
(Community Development)
 
25. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a $526,000.00 Grant Contract between the State of Tennessee, Department of Health and the Government of Knox County DBA Knox County Health Department for the provision of Tuberculosis (TB) control and prevention for the period July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014.
(Health Department)
 
26. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving $602,846.00 award to the County of Knox dba Knox County Health Department.  This award is provided by the Federal Department of Health and Human Services for the Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Tier 1 (PSST) Non-competing Continuation Grant.  This award is for the FY14 funding period September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014.
(Health Department)
 
27. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a flex spending contract.
(Human Resources)

 
28. Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee expressing the Commission's support of the Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 and requesting the Knox County Clerk to send a true and correct copy of this Resolution to Congressman John Duncan, Jr. (DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
(Commissioner Norman)
 
29. Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Chapter 2 of the Knox County Code by adding a new Article XIV entitled "Knox County Retirement and Pension Board" to establish an in line of duty disability benefit for eligible Knox County employees. (Knox County Code, Chapter 2, establishing a new Article XIV)
(SECOND READING)

(Retirement and Pension Board
 
30. Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Knox County Code Chapter 10, Article V entitled "International Property Maintenance Code" to permit the temporary use of goats to control kudzu and other invasive plants on property (Ord. No. O-12-9-101, adopted October 22, 2012). (SECOND READING)
(Commissioner Briggs)
 
31. Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee amending Article 5 of the Knox County Zoning Ordinance (Appendix A of the Knox County Code) to remove distance regulations for the sale of beer (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted October 10, 1990, as amended). (SECOND READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
32. Spread of Record the Knox County Sheriff's appointment of Sgt. Carl King as a non-voting liaison to the Knox County Ethics Committee.
 
33. Discussion regarding Ethics Committee Appointments.
(Commissioner Anders)

 
34. Request of MPC for Jack Walker for Northeast County Sector Plan amendment from NC (Neighborhood Commercial) to RC (Rural Commercial). Property located southeast side Tillett Lane, north of Corryton Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8. MPC ACTION: ADOPT RESOLUTION #6-C-13-SP, amending the Northeast County Sector Plan to RC (Rural Commercial) and recommend the Knox County Commission also approve the sector plan amendment to make it operative. (DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
 
35. Request of MPC for Jack Walker for rezoning from RB (General Residential) to CR (Rural Commercial). Property located southeast side Tillett Lane, north of Corryton Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE CR (RURAL COMMERCIAL). (DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
 
36. Request of Primos Land Company, LLC for rezoning from A (Agricultural) and I (Industrial) to PR (Planned Residential). Property located southeast side Gray Hendrix Road, east end of Garrison Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE PR (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL) AT A DENSITY UP TO 4 DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE. (DEFERRED FROM AUGUST)
 
37. Request of MPC for Jack Walker for Northeast County Sector Plan amendment from NC (Neighborhood Commercial) to RC (Rural Commercial). Property located south side Tillett Lane, northeast of Corryton Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8. MPC ACTION: ADOPT RESOLUTION #8-B-13-SP AMENDING THE NORTHEAST COUNTY SECTOR PLAN TO RC (RURAL COMMERCIAL) AND RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE THE SECTOR PLAN AMENDMENT TO MAKE IT OPERATIVE.
 
38. Request of MPC for Jack Walker for rezoning from RB (General Residential) to CR (Rural Commercial). Property located south side Tillett Lane, northeast of Corryton Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 8. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE CR (RURAL COMMERCIAL). 
 
39. Request of Harley E. Bittle for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential). Property located north side W. Gallaher Ferry Road, north of Hickory Creek Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC RECOMMENDATION: RECOMMEND THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION APPROVE PR (PLANNED RESIDENTIAL) AT A DENSITY UP TO 0.6 DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE SUBJECT TO ONE CONDITION.