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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 CHAIR
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

THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHALL MEET IN REGULAR SESSION ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2020 AT 5:00 P.M. IN THE MAIN ASSEMBLY ROOM OF THE CITY COUNTY BUILDING, 400 WEST MAIN STREET. ALL AGENDA ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO VOTE.

 
 
             
I.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (5:00 P.M.):
 
A.  Devotional
           Commissioner Richie Beeler
 
B.  Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag
           Commissioner John Schoonmaker
 
C.  Public Forum
 
D.  Amendments to the Agenda
 
E.  Honorary Resolutions
 
1. R-20-10-101  
No
Recomm
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, memorializing Mary Elizabeth (Bee) DeSelm.
(Commissioner Ward)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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2. R-20-10-102  
No
Recomm
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, memorializing the Honorable Pamela L. Reeves, Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee.
(Commissioner Ward)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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F.  Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting
 
G.  Drives and Roads
 
3.    Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.) Lake Lane, located off Duncan Road, Commission District 4.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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4.    1st Reading

No Recomm
Consideration of a closure of a portion of the surplus right of way along Hardin Valley Road adjacent to address 10105, Commission District 6. (FIRST READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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5.    1st Reading

No Recomm
Consideration of a closure of East Circle Road at the intersection with Chapman Highway as part of TDOT's Chapman Highway improvements, Commission District 9. (FIRST READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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6.    1st Reading

No Recomm
Consideration of a closure of the sourthern intersection of West Circle Road at the intersection with Chapman Highway as part of TDOT's Chapman Highway improvements, Commission District 9. (FIRST READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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H.  Line Item Transfers
 
I.  Notary Applications
 
J.  Spread of Record
 
K.  Resolutions
      (Education Consent Calendar and Resolutions not on the Education Consent Calendar)
 
7. * R-20-10-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract in the amount not to exceed $15,000.00 with the State of Tennessee Department of Education for the provision of meal preparation for the Tennessee Schools for the Deaf Knoxville campus for the period beginning November 15, 2020 and ending July 31, 2021 which may be renewed for four (4) additional twelve (12) month terms.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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8. * R-20-10-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Memorandum of Agreement with Alignment Nashville Inc. for the provision of professional development/training for the Freshman Seminar Curriculum at Farragut High School, Halls High School and Hardin Valley Academy at a cost of $5,395.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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9. * R-20-10-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Subscription Agreement with Ellevation Inc. for the provision of the Ellevation Education Strategies Platform for the term of December 1, 2020 through November 30, 2021 at a cost of $53,993.75.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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10. * R-20-10-204   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Digital Services Terms of Service and Addendum with Great Minds PBC for a one (1) year Wit & Wisdom in Sync License at a cost of $7,527.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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11. * R-20-10-205   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2021 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant award from the Tennessee Department of Education in the amount of $323,989.00 and Fiscal Year 2020 carryover funding in the amount of $136,793.74 for after school programming at Christenberry and Pond Gap Elementary Schools.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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12. * R-20-10-206   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of the Fiscal Year 2021 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant award from the Tennessee Department of Education in the amount of $110,500.00 and Fiscal Year 2020 carryover funding in the amount of $42,040.07 for after school programming at Inskip Elementary School.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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13. * R-20-10-207   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Grant Agreement with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, Inc., in conjunction with NoVo Foundation and Education First, for the acceptance of Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in Action grant funding in the amount of $25,000.00 for the implementation of social and emotional learning initiatives.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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14. * R-20-10-208   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Elementary School Dental Program Agreement for the acceptance of the Elgin Children's Foundation Elementary School Dental Grant in an amount not to exceed $6,000.00 for student transportation costs associated with the program for the term of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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15. * R-20-10-209   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 $6,250.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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16. * R-20-10-210   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an agreement in the amount of $343,300.00 with Henley Roofing Company for roof upgrades to Fair Garden Family Center.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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17. * R-20-10-211   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Contract with The Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge for the provision of an advanced academic program.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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L.  Resolutions
      (General Government Consent Calendar and Resolutions not on the General Government Consent Calendar)
 
18. * R-20-10-110  
To Be Added
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee accepting the resignation of Amanda Rowcliffe (District 4 Seat) from the Knox County Library Advisory Board and appointing Hope Davis to complete the unexpired term of Amanda Rowcliffe on said Board. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Ward)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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19. * R-20-10-212   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of a donation in the amount of $50,000.00 from Friends of the Knox County Public Library for the purchase of emedia.
(Library)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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20. * R-20-10-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with J & J Emory Road, LLC for property located at 975 E. Emory Road (CLT Parcel # 047-07518) in Commission District 7.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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21. * R-20-10-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with LJJ Partnership for property located at 10838 Hardin Valley Road (CLT Parcel # 103-11508) in Commission District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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22. * R-20-10-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Toyo America, Inc. for property located at 10280 Goldenfern Lane (CLT Parcel # 090JA00405) in Commission District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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23. * R-20-10-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Greystone Pointe, LLC for property located at 10905 Hawkes Bay Way (CLT Parcel # 118-033) in Commission District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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24. * R-20-10-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Metro Knoxville HMA, LLC for property located at 7565 Dannaher Drive (a portion of CLT Parcel #047-08503) in Commission District 7.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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25. * R-20-10-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Tennessee Becknell Investors, LLC for property located at 2530 Westcott Blvd. (CLT Parcel # 090-08202) in Commission District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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26. R-20-10-407  
No
Recomm
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a construction contract in the amount of $685,782.00 with Southern Constructors Inc. for the Centerpoint Blvd. and Lovell Road Improvements Project.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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27. R-20-10-408  
No
Recomm
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a professional survey and engineering design proposal from Cannon & Cannon, Inc. in the amount of $122,200.00 for the proposed roundabout at the intersection of Hickory Creek Road at Hardin Valley Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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28. R-20-10-409  
No
Recomm
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Memorandum of Understanding with Ball Homes, LLC for intersection improvements at Hardin Valley Road, East Gallaher Ferry Road and Hickory Creek Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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29. R-20-10-410  
Deferred
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). (DEFER TO NOVEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to November 11-0-0-0
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30. * R-20-10-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Amendment One to a Grant Contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of Fetal Infant Mortality Review and Community Infant Mortality Reduction services, which amendment increases the maximum liability of the State under the contract by $450,000.00 and extends the term by three (3) years to expire June 30, 2024. (No local match required).
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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31. * R-20-10-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of laboratory testing to comply with the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permitting requirements.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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32. * R-20-10-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Bill of Sale for the return of the Fibroscan Elastography Machine pursuant to the Ryan White Elastography Grant, as amended, with the Tennessee Department of Health for HIV/AIDS Core Medical and Support Services.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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33. * R-20-10-604   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Amendment Three to a Grant Contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of Tobacco Prevention Program Services, which amendment increases the maximum liability of the State under the contract by $53,500.00. (No local match required).
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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34. R-20-10-605  
Deferred
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Amendment to a grant contract which is between the Tennessee Department of Health and Knox County Government dba Knox County Health Department for the provision of Immunizations. Total contract increase per this amendment is +$280,260. (No local match required) (DEFER TO NOVEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to November 11-0-0-0
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35. R-20-10-606  
No
Recomm
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the Second Amendment to the Memorandum of Agreement with the City of Knoxville regarding the use of the Knoxville Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center ("Jacob Building") to provide that Knox County will pay the City of Knoxville $250.00 per day for each day it utilizes the Jacob Building.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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36. * R-20-10-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, expressing support of the Public Building Authority's efforts to apply on behalf of Knox County for the 2020 TDOT Multimodal Access Grant for the Halls Greenway Project with a grant amount up to $1,000,000.00 including a Knox County match of up to $50,000.00 and future maintenance responsibility.
(Parks and Recreation)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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37. * R-20-10-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Agreement of Sale in the amount of $15,000.00 with R2R Studio, LLC for the sale of surplus right-of-way property adjacent to 10105 Hardin Valley Road.
(Procurement)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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38. R-20-10-802  
Withdraw
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing Knox County to enter into a Development Agreement with BNA Associates, LLC for the redevelopment of the Andrew Johnson Building. (WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Procurement)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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39. R-20-10-803   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing an Amendment to Real Property Purchase and Sale Agreement between Knox County and BNA Associates, LLC relating to the Andrew Johnson Building. (TO BE ADDED)
(Procurement)
  Added at Commission Meeting 11-0-0-0
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40. * R-20-10-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Grant Contract in the amount not to exceed $25,000.00 with the State of Tennessee, Department of State, Division of Elections for the provision of election security assistance. (No local match required)
(Election Commission)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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41. * R-20-10-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting state officials to add meat processing training to Tennessee College of Applied Technology curriculum.
(Commissioners Dailey, Busler and Jay)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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42. * R-20-10-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an agreement with the Town of Farragut to continue to lease satellite office space for the Knox County Clerk and Knox County Trustee in the Farragut Town Hall building for a five (5) year term beginning November 1, 2020 with a monthly rent of $1,350.00 for the first year of the lease and increasing by $50.00 each year thereafter over the term of the lease.
(County Clerk)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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43. R-20-10-904  
No
Recomm
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee establishing a Knox County Advisory Committee on Health and Economic Well-Being.
(Commissioner Ward)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 10-1-0-0
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44. * R-20-10-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Access and Visitation Grant Contract in the amount of $5,000.00 with the State of Tennessee, Administrative Office of the Courts to provide initiatives intended to address the needs of unwed, divorced, and never married parents, emphasizing parenting time issues of families and non-custodial parents who are participants in the Juvenile Court's Safe Baby Court program. (No local match required)
(Juvenile Court)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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45. R-20-10-906   To Be Added

No Recomm
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Consulting Services Agreement with Stones River Group, LLC in the amount not to exceed $60,000.00 ($5,000.00 per month) plus out-of-pocket expenses to provide government relations services with the State of Tennessee for the term ending October 31, 2021. (TO BE ADDED)
(County Mayor & Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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M.  Ordinances on First Reading
 
46. O-20-10-101   1st Reading
No Recomm

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 require public forum at meetings of the Knox County Board of Health. (Ord. No. O-96-3-102, adopted 4-22-96) (FIRST READING)
(Commissioner Ward)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 10-1-0-0
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N.  Ordinances on Second Reading
 
O. Public Forum
 
P. Other Business
 
47.    Hear at BOC
Jan. 25, 2021
Presentation of Honorary Resolutions for outgoing Commissioners Evelyn Gill, Michele Carringer, Hugh Nystrom and Brad Anders. (DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER)
(Commissioner Jay)
Work Session Recommendation: Hear at BOC October 26, 2020  
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48.    Hear at BOC
Jan. 25, 2021
Presentation of Proclamations by Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs to Justin Conley, Dan Deremer, Alexus Flood, Jennifer Gentry, Dean Longmire and Nicolsha Scott for their life-saving assistance to get someone to safety through the use of an automated external defibrillator. 
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Hear at BOC October 26, 2020  
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49.    Hear at BOC
Jan. 25, 2021
Discussion item to recognize Three Ridges Golf Course for their job well done during the COVID-19 pandemic for Knox County. (DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Commissioner Busler)
Work Session Recommendation: Hear at BOC October 26, 2020  
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50.   
To Be Added
Discussion item regarding State Legislative Priorities. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Jay)
Work Session Recommendation: Hear at BOC October 26, 2020  
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II.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (7:00 P.M.):
 
A.      Zoning Requests
 
51. 9-B-20-SP   Request of Halls Centre, LLC for North County Sector Plan Amendment from GC (General Commercial) / SP (Stream Protection) to O (Office) / SP (Stream Protection). Property located at 7320-7326 Maynardville Pike / Parcel ID 38  13502, Commission District 7. Planning Commission Action: ADOPT Resolution # 9-B-20-SP amending the North County Sector Plan to O (Office) / SP (Stream Protection) since it is compatible with surrounding development per attached resolution, Exhibit A, by a vote of 14-0. Click to View
 
52. 9-F-20-RZ   Request of Halls Centre, LLC for rezoning from CA (General Business) to OA (Office Park). Property located at 7320-7326 Maynardville Pike / Parcel ID 38   13502, Commission District 7. Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE OA (Office Park) at this location because it is consistent with the surrounding commercial development and office uses, by a vote of 14-0. Click to View
 
53. 4-F-20-SP   Request of Georges Brandan (Revised) for Northwest County Sector Plan Amendment from NC (Neighborhood Commercial) to LDR (Low Density Residential). Property located at 801 Bob Kirby Road and 9805 Dutchtown Road / Parcel ID 118  150 and 155, Commission District 3. Planning Commission Action: ADOPT Resolution #4-F-20-SP amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to LDR (Low Density Residential) because it is consistent with the surrounding development, by a vote of 14-0. Click to View
 
54. 4-E-20-RZ   Request of Georges Brandan (Revised) for rezoning from CN (Neighborhood Commercial) to PR (Planned Residential) up to 5 dwelling units per acre. Property located at 801 Bob Kirby Road and 9805 Dutchtown Road / Parcel ID 118  150 and 155, Commission District 3. Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 5 dwelling units per acre because it is consistent with the surrounding development, by a vote of 14-0. Click to View
 
55. 9-D-20-RZ   Request of Taylor D. Forrester O/B/O YSOS Holdings, LLC for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential) up to 5 dwelling units per acre. Property located at 0 Sevierville Pike / Parcel ID 124   192, Commission District 9. Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE PR (Planned Residential) zoning up to 2 dwelling units per acre because it is consistent with the slope analysis and compatible with the surrounding land uses, by a vote of 10-4. Click to View
 
B.      Zoning Appeals
 
56. 7-F-20-RZ   Appeal by Travis Walker, applicant, of Planning Commission’s decision to deny the request for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to CA (General Business).  Property located at 7508 Idol Lane / Parcel ID 14   031, Commission District 8. Planning Commission Recommendation:  Deny CA (General Business) zoning because it is not consistent with the Northeast County Sector Plan designation and could cause adverse impacts for neighboring residential properties, by a vote of 11-3. (DEFERRED FROM SEPTEMBER AT REQUEST OF APPLICANT)
 
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C.       Amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance 
 
D.      Other Business
 
E.      Adjournment
 

    

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