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Suite 603, City County Building
400 West Main Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Phone (865) 215-2534
Fax (865) 215-2038
DR. DASHA LUNDY, 1ST DISTRICT
COURTNEY DURRETT, 2ND DISTRICT
RANDY SMITH, 3RD DISTRICT
KYLE WARD, 4TH DISTRICT
JOHN SCHOONMAKER, 5TH DISTRICT, VICE
TERRY HILL, 6TH DISTRICT
CHARLES BUSLER, 7TH DISTRICT
RICHIE BEELER, 8TH DISTRICT
CARSON DAILEY, 9TH DISTRICT
LARSEN JAY, AT-LARGE SEAT 10, CHAIRMAN
JUSTIN BIGGS, AT-LARGE SEAT 11
IN ACCORDANCE WITH TENNESSEE GOVERNOR BILL LEE’S EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 71 REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS – COVID-19, AND TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF THE PUBLIC AND ALL INVOLVED THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHALL MEET IN AGENDA WORKSESSION ELECTRONICALLY VIA ZOOM STREAMING ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021 AT 5:00 P.M. THE MEETINGS WILL BE AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC VIA COMMUNITY TELEVISION (CTV), INTERNET at www.ctvknox.org, YouTube at www.youtube.com/knoxcountytn AND LIVESTREAM AT https://stream.knoxcountytn.gov  
 
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AGENDA
 
             
1. RLA-11756   Call to Order/Roll Call (5:00 P.M.) Click to View
 
2. RLA-11757   Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
          Commissioner Kyle Ward
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3. RLA-11759   Amendments to the agenda. Click to View
 
4. RLA-11760   Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting. Click to View
 
5. RLA-11758   Public Forum - Agenda Items Only Click to View
 
6. R-21-1-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, memorializing former Commissioner Wanda Moody. (DEFERRED FROM DECEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Full Commission and County Mayor)
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7. R-21-1-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, appointing Jonathan Crye, P.E. to the Knox County Board of Construction Appeals. (Term expires December 31, 2027)
(Engineering & Public Works)
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8. R-21-1-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, reappointing Christopher Rowe, Sharon Frankenberg and Dustin Dunham as Judicial Magistrates for Knox County. (Terms expire January 31, 2025)
(General Sessions Judges)
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9. R-21-1-112  
Withdraw
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the Knox County Mayor's recommendations of Chuck Reynolds, Alan Jack and Les Carr for appointment to the Three Ridges Golf Board. (WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Parks and Recreation)
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10. R-21-1-113   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee confirming the Knox County Mayor’s appointments of _______ and _______ as the economists, _______ as the epidemiologist, _______ as the virologist, _______ and _______ as the Knox County business leaders, _______ and _______ as the Knox County medical professionals, _______ and _______ as the psychologists or social workers, and _______ as the Knox County Commissioner on the Knox County Committee on Health and Economic Well-Being.
(County Mayor)
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11. R-21-1-114   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, appointing Commissioner ___________________ to the Knox County Fire and Technical Rescue Committee. (Term to coincide with term of office as a member of Commission)
(Community Development)
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12. R-21-1-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an ACT State Testing Program agreement for Spring 2021 administration of the ACT at a cost of $37.00 per student.
(Schools)
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13. R-21-1-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a retainer agreement with Millsaps Gowan Government Relations for the provision of governmental consulting services to the Coalition of Large School Systems (CLASS) for the term of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021 at a cost of $37,500.00.
(Schools)
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14. R-21-1-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Contract to Audit Accounts with Pugh and Company, PC for an audit of Knox County Schools Internal School Funds for the period beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021 at a cost of $117,134.00.
(Schools)
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15. R-21-1-204   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of Tennessee Department of Education Middle School CTE Career Exploration Grants for South-Doyle Middle School in the amount of $9,960.19 and for Vine Middle Magnet School in the amount of $9,326.00.
(Schools)
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16. R-21-1-205   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of Tennessee Department of Education Middle School STEM Start-Up Grants for Bearden Middle School in the amount of $9,517.99 and for Gresham Middle School in the amount of $10,000.00.
(Schools)
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17. R-21-1-206   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of grant funds for the Knox County Schools as shown on the attached list and in the total amount of $41,103.30.
(Schools)
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18. R-21-1-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of one (1) aviation electronics tool kit with an original acquisition price of $17,061.47 from the Department of Defense 10-33 Surplus Property Program for the benefit of the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
(Sheriff)
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19. R-21-1-302   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the 2021 Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) overtime reimbursement agreement for the reimbursement of up to $54,000.00 in overtime expenses incurred by the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
(Sheriff)
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20. R-21-1-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Osprey Landing, LLC for properties located at 0 Osprey Point Lane (CLT Parcel # 154-10102) and 910 Osprey Point Lane (CLT Parcel # 154-10103) in Commission District 4.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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21. R-21-1-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Your Safe Storage #2 for property located at 6770 Malone Creek Drive (CLT Parcel # 079JE012) in Commission District 6.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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22. R-21-1-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Grassy Creek, LLC for property located at 0 Grassy Knoll Road (CLT Parcel # 079JE016) in Commission District 6.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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23. R-21-1-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with HMH Development, Inc. for properties located at 1921 Marietta Church Road (CLT Parcel # 129-123) and 1925 Marietta Church Road (CLT Parcel # 129-124) in Commission District 6.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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24. R-21-1-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Mesana Investments, LLC for property located at 0 Ball Camp Pike (CLT Parcel # 104-19203) in Commission District 6.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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25. R-21-1-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Mini Storage Depot of Oak Ridge Hwy., LLC for properties located at 7242 Oak Ridge Hwy. (CLT Parcel # 078KA001), 0 Oak Ridge Hwy. (CLT Parcel # 078KA002), 0 Oak Ridge Hwy. (CLT Parcel # 078KA003), and 0 Oak Ridge Hwy. (CLT Parcel # 078KA004) in Commission District 6.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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26. R-21-1-407   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 0 River House Road (CLT Parcel # 090-09101) in Commission District 6.
(Engineering & Public Works) 
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27. R-21-1-408   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Mini Storage Depot on Maynardville Pike, LLC for property located at 6940 Maynardville Pike (CLT Parcel # 038LA02501) in Commission District 7.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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28. R-21-1-409   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with Environmental Remediation Consultants, Inc. for the provision of maintenance of proprietary water quality devices services as needed.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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29. R-21-1-410   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the necessary permanent sidewalk easement acquisition on one (1) tract for the purpose of installing pedestrian facilities along Ledgerwood Road for connection to Halls High School.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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30. R-21-1-411   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture in the amount of $115,100.00 for water quality improvements in the Beaver Creek Watershed for the period of March 15, 2021 to July 31, 2024. (Requires a local match of $76,737.00)
(Engineering & Public Works)
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31. R-21-1-412   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the necessary right-of-way acquisition on one (1) tract for the purpose of intersection improvements for Jim Luttrell Lane at Luttrell Road.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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32. R-21-1-413   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the necessary right-of-way, slope and construction easement acquisitions on nine (9) tracts for the purpose of intersection improvements for West Beaver Creek Drive at Clinton Highway (S.R. 9/U.S. 25W).
(Engineering & Public Works)
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33. R-21-1-414   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the necessary right-of-way acquisition on one (1) tract for the purpose of installing a roundabout intersection for Hickory Creek Road at Hardin Valley Road.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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34. R-21-1-415   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the necessary permanent sidewalk, slope and construction easement acquisitions on three (3) tracts for the purpose of installing pedestrian facilities along Choto Road for connection to Choto Mill Lane.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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35. R-21-1-416   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the application with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for funding through the Local Interstate Connector (LIC) program for improvements to Midway Road, between I-40 and Thorngrove Pike, with a 50% local match.
(Engineering & Public Works)
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36. R-21-1-417   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Local Agency Project Agreement with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the reconstruction of I-75 at SR -131 (Emory Road, Exit 112) with an estimated project cost of $11,279,000.00. (Knox County's share is $499,999.80, the Regional TPO's share is $250,000.20, and TDOT's share is $10,529,000.00) (DEFERRED FROM DECEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Engineering & Public Works)
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37. R-21-1-418   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with John’s Mobile Repair and Welding, Inc. to provide maintenance and repair of Solid Waste equipment services.
(Solid Waste)
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38. R-21-1-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving three (3) six (6) month Memorandums of Understanding with Karns Fire Department, Knox County Rescue, and Seymour Volunteer Fire Department for the provision of fire/rescue services.
(Community Development)
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39. R-21-1-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, establishing the Knox County Fire and Technical Rescue Committee.
(Community Development)
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40. R-21-1-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract in the amount not to exceed $355,900.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health to provide HIV/STD/Viral Hepatitis Prevention and Surveillance services for the period beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2021. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
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41. R-21-1-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Amendment to the Defined Services Contract with Volunteer Ministry Center to manage and operate the homeless housing facility for COVID-19 isolation and quarantine, which amendment increases the maximum amount payable by the County to Volunteer Ministry Center under the Contract from $47,000.00 to $266,508.00.
(Health Department)
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42. R-21-1-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, accepting donations in the total amount of $7,428.49 and sixteen (16) barrels of food collected from visitors at Knox County's Holiday Festival of Lights at Concord Park and approving the donation of same to the Love Kitchen.
(Parks and Recreation)
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43. R-21-1-702   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving The Boyd Foundation Dog Park Grant Agreement in the amount of $250,000.00 for the construction of five (5) new dog parks.
(Parks and Recreation)
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44. R-21-1-703   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of a memorial bench at Clayton Park from Barbara Jett in the amount of $1,600.00.
(Parks and Recreation)
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45. R-21-1-704   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the Beverly Park/Concord Park Golf Operations Management Agreement with the Tennessee Golf Foundation for the provision of Golf Operations Management Services.
(Parks and Recreation)
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46. R-21-1-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee dissolving the Commission's Court Subcommittee.
(Committee on Committees)
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47. R-21-1-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Amendment to a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee, Department of State, Division of Elections for the provision of assistance for County Election Commissions to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus, which amendment increases the maximum liability of the State under the contract by $145,255.23. (No local match required)
(Election Commission)
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48. R-21-1-903  
Withdraw
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee regarding an Application for Tax Increment Financing (TIF) filed with The Industrial Development Board of the County of Knox by CHM Farragut, LLC for a mixed-use retail and residential development on approximately 64 acres located at 11230 Kingston Pike in Farragut, TN. (WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(The Industrial Development Board of the County of Knox)
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49. R-21-1-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with FirstBank for banking services.
(Trustee)
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50. R-21-1-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Amendment to Contract No. 12-474 with Branch Banking & Trust Company (BB&T now Truist) for the provision of banking services, which amendment extends the term of the contract to June 30, 2021.
(Trustee)
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51. R-21-1-906  
To Be Added
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins and Mott, LLP for the provision of collection services. (TO BE ADDED)
(Criminal Court Clerk)
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52. O-20-12-101   2nd Reading

Roll Call
Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending Knox County Code, Chapter 38, Article II, Division 1, Section 38-33 entitled “County Board of Health” to provide for the Board of Health to serve as an advisory board to the Knox County Health Department. (Ord. No. O-96-3-102, adopted 4-22-96) (SECOND READING)
(Commissioner Ward)
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53. RLA-11727   Line Item Transfers - Total amount of $207,298.22.
(Finance)
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54. RLA-11710   Spread of Record the Committee on Committees Summary Report.
(Committee on Committees)
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55. RLA-11709   Presentation of the 2019 Community Health Assessment report by Dr. Martha Buchanan.
(Health Department)
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56. RLA-11698   Presentation from Liza Zenni to give an overview of the Arts & Culture Alliance annual report.
(Commissioner Jay)
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57.    Presentation by Natalie Ivey and Katie Little on the Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking (CCAHT), a Knoxville-based nonprofit that fights human trafficking through community education and training, collaborative interventions, and trauma-informed, comprehensive aftercare for survivors. (DEFERRED FROM DECEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Commissioner Jay)
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58. RLA-11734   Discussion item regarding the establishment of a Redistricting Committee.
(Commissioner Schoonmaker)
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59. RLA-11761   Public Forum - Open Topics Click to View
 
60. 12-C-20-RZ   Request of DK Development for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential) up to 4 dwelling units per acre.  Property located at 6900 Beeler Road / Parcel ID 20   021201, Commission District 8. Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE PR (Planned Residential) zoning at 4  dwelling units per acre because it is consistent with the Northeast County Sector Plan’s LDR (Low Density Residential) designation and consistent with surrounding development, by a vote of 13-0 Consent. Click to View
 
61. 12-E-20-RZ   Request of Rick Wilkinson for rezoning from RA (Low Density Residential) & A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential) up to  4 dwelling units per acre.  Property located at 8116, 8108, 8106 and 8104 Nubbin Ridge Road/ Parcel ID 133   073, 07403, 07404 and 07402, Commission District 4. Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE PR (Planned Residential) zoning with up to 4  dwelling units per because it is consistent with the Southwest County Sector Plan’s Low Density Residential designation and with the surrounding development, by a vote of 13-0 Consent. Click to View
 
62. 9-A-20-RZ   Request of Seth D. Schweitzer for rezoning from PR (Planned Residential) to A (Agricultural). Property located at 3430 Zion Lane / Parcel ID 91  042, Commission District 6. Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE A (Agricultural) zoning because it is consistent with the Northwest County Sector Plan and with the surrounding development, by a vote of 13-2. (DEFERRED FROM DECEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR) Click to View
 

    

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