Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesday

Friday, January 12, 2018

Here is the upcoming City Council agenda for Tuesday:

I. Call to Order.

II. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Vice Chairman Smith).

III. Minute Approval.

IV. Special Presentation.

V. Ordinances – Final Reading:

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

a.

An ordinance to amend the Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 2, Sections 2-65 through 2-66; Chapter 32, Article I, Definitions, Section 32-16; Article III, Excavations and Restoration of Paving, Sections 32-62 through 32-68; and Article XI, Telecommunications Services; Franchises for Telecommunications Services, Sections 32-224, and 32-231 through 32-270. (Sponsored by Vice-Chairman Smith) (Deferred from 1/9/18)

b. 2017-184 Fickling & Company, Inc. (R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 6038 Hixson Pike, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, subject to certain conditions. (Alternate Version)

c. 2017-185 Philip and Jennifer Clay (R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone part of property located at 7628 Davidson Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to R-4 Special Zone, subject to certain conditions. (District 4) (Recommended for approval by Planning and recommended for denial by Staff)
 
d. 2017-180 Philip and Jennifer Clay (R-1 Residential Zone to A-1 Urban Agricultural Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone property located at 7628 Davidson Road, more particularly described herein, from R-1 Residential Zone to A-1 Urban Agricultural Zone. (District 4) (Recommended for approval by Planning and Staff)

e. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article II, Section 38-2, Definitions and Article IV, Section 38-32, General Regulations, Lot Frontage, Setback not to be Reduced Exception to add a definition for sewer availability strip and to exclude sewer availability strips from minimum lot frontage requirements.

f. An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, Article V, Division 10, Section 38-137, Environmental Requirements to delete and add a cross-reference to City Code Chapter 31, Article VIII, Stormwater Management.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

g. MR-2017-156 Wilhelmenia L. Richardson (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning a portion of an unopened alley off the 500 block of Tunnel Boulevard, as detailed on the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 9) (Recommended for approval by Transportation)

VI. Ordinances – First Reading:

PLANNING

a. 2017-158 Stephen Holmes (R-2 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located in the 400 block of Dogwood Lane, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, subject to certain conditions. (Alternate Version #2) (Deferred from 1/9/18)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

b. MR-2017-155 ECGT, LLC ? Gabe Thomas (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened alley off the 400 block of Ziegler Street, as detailed on the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 1) (Recommended for approval by Transportation)
 
VII. Resolutions:

PLANNING

a. Choo Choo Partners, LP-Ridgecroft Distillery, LLC (Special Exceptions Permit). A resolution authorizing Ridgecroft Distillery, LLC to operate an intoxicating liquors manufacturing plant and approving a Special Exceptions Permit for a distillery (small) at 1400 Market Street, Suite 108. (District 8)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

b. A resolution authorizing Lewin Homes c/o Justin White, on behalf of property owner,
W. Stephen Lewin, to use temporarily the unopened right-of-way located behind 5010 Tennessee Avenue for the purpose of construction access to the rear of the property, as shown on the maps attached hereto and made a part hereof by reference, subject to certain conditions. (District 7) (Deferred from 1/9/18) (Revised)

c. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Transportation to enter into a Partnership Agreement, Project No. T-17-010 with LIV Development, LLC for the Passenger Street reconstruction and extension and to accept the design and engineering certification of the design of the Passenger Street reconstruction. (District 8)

VIII. Purchases.

IX. Other Business.

a. City Attorney Report.

X. Committee Reports.

XI. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council on Non-Agenda Matters.

XII. Adjournment.
 
TUESDAY, JANUARY 23, 2018 CITY COUNCIL AGENDA 6:00 PM

1. Call to Order.

2. Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Councilman Ledford).

3. Minute Approval.

4. Special Presentation.

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5. Ordinances – Final Reading: PLANNING

a. 2017-158 Stephen Holmes (R-2 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone). An ordinance to amend Chattanooga City Code, Part II, Chapter 38, Zoning Ordinance, so as to rezone properties located in the 400 block of Dogwood Lane, more particularly described herein, from R-2 Residential Zone to R-3 Residential Zone, subject to certain conditions. (Alternate Version #2) (Deferred from 1/9/18)

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Transportation

b. MR-2017-155 ECGT, LLC ? Gabe Thomas (Abandonment). An ordinance closing and abandoning an unopened alley off the 400 block of Ziegler Street, as detailed on the attached map, subject to certain conditions. (District 1) (Recommended for approval by Transportation)

6. Ordinances – First Reading:

FINANCE

a. An  ordinance  amending Chattanooga City Code, Chapter 2, Sections 2-321 and 2-322, relative to the General Pension Plan.

7. Resolutions:

HUMAN RESOURCES

a. A resolution authorizing the Director of Human Resources to extend an existing agreement with LifeServices EAP, Inc. to provide Employee Assistance Program services to eligible City employees at the rate of $1.20 per employee per month for a two (2) month term until March 31, 2018.

LEGAL

b. A resolution approving payment to Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Service, LLC for renewal of property, terrorism, difference in conditions, equipment, fleet, mobile communications, and fine arts insurance for 2018 for an annual premium amount of $369,088.03.

MAYOR’S OFFICE

c. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Grace Wooten to the Tree Advisory Commission.

d. A resolution to confirm the Mayor’s re-appointments of Doug Dailey, Michael Webb, Susan Dailey, Paul McGinnis, Marion Quarles, Mark Stolpmann, and John Smith to the Board of Plumbing Examiners.

PLANNING

e. A resolution authorizing and directing the Clerk of the Council to advertise for public hearing on February 20, 2018, the annexation of certain property and rights-of-ways located at Old Wauhatchie Pike, Atchensons Road, Cravens Road, and Grandview Place lying contiguous to the present corporate limits of the City of Chattanooga, owned by Lookout Mountain Conservancy, has petitioned the City of Chattanooga to be annexed.

POLICE

f. A resolution authorizing the Chief of the Police Department enter into a contract with Father to the Fatherless for case management and support services related to the Chattanooga Violence Reduction Initiative for a period of two (2) years, for an amount not to exceed $600,000.00.

PUBLIC WORKS AND TRANSPORTATION

Public Works

g. A resolution authorizing the approval of Change Order No. 3 (Final) for Mayse Construction Company, Inc. relative to Contract No. W-10-005-201, Enterprise South Industrial  Park  Sanitary  Sewer  Upgrade,  Phase  2,  for  a  decreased  amount  of
$355,119.74, for a revised contract amount not to exceed $7,424,680.53. (District 6)

h. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Public Works to enter into an agreement with Asa Engineering & Consulting, Inc. for professional services relative to Contract No. D-17-019-101, Patten Parkway Pedestrian Plaza, for an amount not to exceed $292,806.38. (Districts 7 & 8)

YOUTH AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT

i. A resolution authorizing the Administrator for the Department of Youth and Family Development to enter into a blanket contract with Willow Tree Consulting Group for one (1) year with an additional two (2) optional one (1) year renewable periods, for an amount not to exceed $60,000.00.

8. Purchases.

9. Other Business.

10. Committee Reports.

11. Recognition of Persons Wishing to Address the Council on Non-Agenda Matters.

12. Adjournment.




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