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Suite 603, City County Building
400 West Main Street
Knoxville, Tennessee 37902
Phone (865) 215-2534
Fax (865) 215-2038
EVELYN GILL, 1ST DISTRICT
MICHELE CARRINGER, 2ND DISTRICT
RANDY SMITH, 3RD DISTRICT, CHAIRMAN
HUGH NYSTROM, 4TH DISTRICT
JOHN SCHOONMAKER, 5TH DISTRICT
BRAD ANDERS, 6TH DISTRICT
CHARLES BUSLER, 7TH DISTRICT, VICE-CHAIR
DAVE WRIGHT, 8TH DISTRICT
CARSON DAILEY, 9TH DISTRICT
BOB THOMAS, AT-LARGE SEAT 10
ED BRANTLEY, AT-LARGE SEAT 11
THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHALL MEET IN REGULAR SESSION ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2017 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.  Public Forum
 
B.  Honorary Resolutions
 
R-17-11-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, honoring Dwight Van de Vate on being elected President of the Tennessee County Services Association.
(Commissioners Busler, Dailey, Schoonmaker, and Carringer)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to BOC November 20, 2017 11-0-0-0
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C.  Devotional

      Commissioner John Schoonmaker
 
D.  Pledge to the Flag

      Commissioner Dave Wright
 
E.  Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting
 
F.  Amendments to the Agenda
 
G.  Drives and Roads
 
*    Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.)  Timber Wood Boulevard located in Woodcreek Reserve, Unit 1, District 9.
B.)  Mahogany Wood Trail located in Woodcreek Reserve, Unit 1, District 9.
C.)  Indigo Wood Court located in Woodcreek Reserve, Unit 1, District 9.
D.)  Banyon Wood Lane located in Woodcreek Reserve, Unit 1, District 9.
E.)  State Wood Court located in Woodcreek Reserve, Unit 1, District 9.
F.)  Poplar Wood Trail located in Woodcreek Reserve, Unit 1, District 9.
G.) Douglas Wood Lane located in Woodcreek Reserve, Unit 1, District 9.
H.) Koto Wood Court located in Woodcreek Reserve, Unit 1, District 9.
I.)   Point Wood Drive located in Woodcreek Reserve Unit 1, District 9.
J.)  Golden Cloud Lane located in Hidden Meadows, Unit 1 (formerly Ashley Meadows), District 6.
K.)  Piper Grove Lane located in Hidden Meadows, Unit 1 (formerly Ashley Meadows), District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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H.  Line Item Transfers
 
   Line Item Transfers. (TO BE ADDED)
(Finance)
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I.  Notary Applications
 
J.  Resolutions
      (Consent Calendar and Resolutions not on Consent)
 
*R-17-11-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, appointing Dr. Marcy Souza, DVM to the Knox County Board of Health.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, to approve the awarding of Bid #2593 to Bakers Waste Equipment for the purchase of storage and waste containers (dumpsters) as needed in an amount up to $50,000.00 annually as needed for a period of one (1) year with the option to extend for an additional four (4) years, one (1) year at a time, for a possible total of five (5) years.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Agreement for Operations and Maintenance Services with Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) to provide for the operation of wastewater and related treatment facilities at and serving Ritta Elementary and Gap Creek Elementary Schools for a five (5) year term beginning July 1, 2017 at an approximate annual cost of $55,000.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with SafeStop for the provision of a school bus locator software suite solution at a cost of $35,403.00 for the term of January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018 with the option to extend for four (4) additional years, one (1) year at a time, for a possible total of five (5) years.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-204   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an agreement with School Bus Consultants for use of an Incident Management System for an initial term of October 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 with successive one (1) year renewal terms thereafter at a cost of $2,500.00 per year after the initial term.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-205   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Student Spaceflight Experiments Program (SSEP) Agreement with the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education, a project of the Tides Center, a California 501(c)(3) non-profit, for the Knox County Schools to participate in SSEP Mission 12 to the International Space Station at a cost of $24,000.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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R-17-11-206   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Knoxville Convention Center Use Agreement for the use of space in the Knoxville Convention Center for the Teacher of the Year Banquet on February 22, 2018 at a cost of $15,250.00 and authorizing the acceptance of sponsorship funding in the amount of $15,250.00 from Lifetouch, Inc. for the Teacher of the Year Banquet.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-207   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the Price Quote and Terms and Conditions of Use for Halls Elementary School's purchase of an i-Ready Diagnostic and Instruction Math and Reading site license in an amount up to $14,925.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-208   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Production Contract with Music Theatre International for a license for an amateur production of "West Side Story" at Hardin Valley Academy at a cost of $2,190.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-209   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Color Guard Regional Event Partner Agreement with Winter Guard International, Inc. for Hardin Valley Academy to host a band competition on February 17, 2018 at an approximate cost of $4,200.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-210   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the quotation from Praters Athletic Flooring for Holston Middle School to renovate its gym floor at an estimated cost of $19,000.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-211   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Food for Kids Program Partner Agreement with Second Harvest Food Bank of East Tennessee for Powell Middle School for food for children who are believed to be chronically hungry.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-212   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the quote and Terms of Use for Vine Middle Magnet School to purchase a TenMarks Premium Math site license in an amount up to $5,625.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-213   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of the Title III Immigrant Grant award from the State of Tennessee Department of Education for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 in an amount up to $25,571.00 for the provision of support for immigrant families.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-214   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Great Schools Partnership for funding in an amount up to $150,000.00 for the Fiscal Year 2018 Knox County Schools TeacherPreneur Grant.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-215   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with the Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont for Lonsdale Elementary School's 5th Grade trip November 29 through December 1, 2017 at a cost of $13,870.00 using a Great Schools Partnership grant and other donations.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-216   Consideration of Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of grant funds and donations for the Knox County Schools as shown on the attached list and in the total amount of $13,000.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-217   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving contracts with East Tennessee Fence Company and Stanley Fencing for the provision of fencing installation services and supplies in an amount up to $500,000.00 annually as needed.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-218   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with Bonitz Flooring Group for the provision of carpet tile installation services in an amount up to $300,000.00 annually as needed.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-219   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving contracts with Consolidated Electronic Systems, Inc. and Gallaher & Associates, Inc. for the provision of intercom installation and repair services in an amount up to $125,000.00 annually as needed.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-220   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Fiscal Year 2018 Budget line-item transfers within the General Purpose School Fund in the total amount of $188,373.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Marsh-Don, LLC for property located at 1808 N. Campbell Station Road (CLT #117-011).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Worley Builders, Inc. for properties located at 0 Ancient Oak Lane (CLT # 091-26508) and 0 Ancient Oak Lane (CLT # 091-26509).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church for property located at 9132 Kingston Pike (CLT # 132FA001).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with King Properties and Development, LLC for property located at 0 Bob Kirby Road (CLT # 104-20908).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Mohinder N. Sud, Trustee of the Maharaj Trust, for property located at 10800 Kingston Pike (CLT # 143BD00201).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Knoxville-Maynardville, LLC for property located at 7108 Maynardville Pike (CLT # 038-13701).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-407   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Altillo, LLC for property located at 10520 Waterville Lane (CLT # 104-11501).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-408   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Proposal of the Tennessee Department of Transportation to construct a project designated as Federal Project No. PHSIP-1053(3), State Project No. 47947-2454-94, also known as improvements to Cedar Bluff Road from Executive Park Drive to North Peters Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-409   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an amendment to Knox County Contract No. 15-633 with S&ME, Inc. for On-Call Geotechnical Consulting and Materials Testing Services, which amendment provides for the addition of Ecological and Archaeological Evaluation and Permitting Processing as required for the Schaad Road Phase 3 Project.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-410   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with National Auto Parts, Inc. for transmission rebuild and repair services.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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R-17-11-411   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an Accreditation Agreement with Knox County Engineering and Public Works and the American Public Works Association where the County will pay $20,000.00 plus other incidental expenses for the accreditation review. (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to December 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement with Knoxville's Community Development Corporation (KCDC) to provide $90,000.00 in unprogrammed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for interior plumbing updates for a water conservation project at the Autumn Landing apartment complex.  (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds).
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement with Knoxville's Community Development Corporation (KCDC) to provide $40,000.00 in unprogrammed Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for interior plumbing updates for a water conservation project at Nature's Cove apartment complex. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds).
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Affiliation Agreement with Middle Tennessee State University on behalf of its College of Behavioral & Health Sciences School of Nursing to provide experiential learning through clinical and/or practical work for Master of Science in Nursing students and interns for a five-year period beginning November 1, 2017 to October 31, 2022.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Affiliation Agreement with The University of Florida College of Health & Human Performance to provide experiential learning through clinical and/or practical work for Health Education & Behavior students and interns for a five-year period beginning December 1, 2017 through November 30, 2022.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tennessee Department of Health, Division of Family Health and Wellness, to provide for the sharing of data relative to the Power to Quit Tobacco Cessation Program for pregnant women. 
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Program Grant in the amount not to exceed $1,000.00 to promote the Farmers Market at New Harvest Park. (No local match required)
(Parks and Recreation)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the Funding Policy for the Knox County Post-Retirement Incentive Medical (PRIM) Trust, effective July 1, 2016.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending the Knox County Commission Rules, Rule I, Section B, Order of Business, by moving the Devotional and Pledge to the Flag to the beginning of the Commission Agenda.
(Rules Committee)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Extension of Agreement for Sale and Purchase between Knox County and Marble Alley Development, LLC, concerning thirteen (13) parcels of real property collectively known as the State Street Property for the purpose of extending the due diligence period for up to two (2) additional consecutive twelve (12) month periods.
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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*R-17-11-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the Knox County Commission Employee Handbook.
(Commissioners Smith, Nystrom, Gill and Carringer)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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K.  Ordinances on First Reading
 
O-17-11-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending Knox County Code, Chapter 6, Section 6-48 entitled "Leash requirement" and Chapter 27, Section 27-7 entitled "Animals in county parks" to define wild or exotic animals to only include all animals classified as Class I under Tenn. Code Ann. § 70-4-403. (Ord. Nos. O-98-10-101, adopted 10-26-98 and O-10-4-102, adopted 5-24-10). (FIRST READING) (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
(Commissioner Gill)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
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L.  Ordinances on Second Reading
 
M.  Public Forum
 
N.  Other Business
 
   Spread of Record Travel for Commissioners John Schoonmaker, Carson Dailey, Charles Busler and Michele Carringer.
(Commissioners Schoonmaker, Dailey, Busler and Carringer)
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   Presentation to recognize Chris Granju and Martin Pleasant for establishing the Environmental Stewardship Program in Knox County and being recognized by the Tennessee County Services Association. 
(Commissioners Schoonmaker, Busler, Dailey and Carringer)
Work Session Recommendation: Defer to BOC November 20,2017 11-0-0-0
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III.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (7:00 P.M.):
 
A.      Zoning Requests
 
10-A-17-SNC   Request of Tom Simons  to change unnamed right-of-way to Quaker Way between Chapman Highway and dead end.  Commission District 9. MPC Recommendation: Approve the street name Quaker Way by a vote of 13-0 (Consent). Click to View
 
9-K-17-RZ   Request of Ideal Engineering for rezoning from A (Agricultural) & RA (Low Density Residential) to PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 5 dwelling units per acre. Property located northwest side of E Emory Road, northeast of Fortner Lane. Commission District 7. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning at a density up to 4 dwelling units per acre by a vote of 12-0. Click to View
 
10-G-17-RZ   Request of Stuart Boyer for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located west side of Shipetown Road, south side of B Drive, north side of C Drive. Commission District 8. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning by a vote of 13-0 (Consent).  Click to View
 
9-A-17-SP   Request of Honey Badger Properties for a South County Sector Plan amendment from LDR (Low Density Residential) to GC (General Commercial). Property located northeast side of Chapman Highway, northeast side of E. Circle Drive. Commission District 9. MPC Action: Adopt Resolution #9-A-17-SP, amending the South County Sector Plan to GC (General Commercial) and recommend the Knox County Commission also approve the sector plan amendment by a vote of 13-0 (Consent).
(DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER PENDING NOTIFICATION OF APPLICANT)
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9-I-17-RZ   Request of Honey Badger Properties for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to CA (General Business). Property located northeast side of Chapman Highway, northeast side of E. Circle Drive. Commission District 9. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve CA (General Business) zoning by a vote of 13-0 (Consent).
(DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER PENDING NOTIFICATION OF APPLICANT)
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7-D-17-RZ   Request of Clear Water Partners, LLC for rezoning from BP (Business and Technology) / TO (Technology Overlay) to OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) / TO (Technology Overlay). Property located southeast side Carmichael Road, southeast of Valley Vista Road, southwest of Pellissippi Parkway. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve OB (Office, Medical, and Related Services) / TO (Technology Overlay) zoning subject to 2 conditions by a vote of 12-1. (DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER) Click to View
 
6-G-17-RZ   Request of H. E. Bittle III for rezoning from PR (Planned Residential) at a density of up to 2 dwelling units per acre to PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 5 dwelling units per acre. Property located southeast side of Hardin Valley Road, southeast of Steele Road. Commission District 6. MPC Recommendation: Deny the requested increase in PR (Planned Residential) density, consistent with the denial recommendation on the associated sector plan amendment, by a vote of 13-0.
(DEFERRED FROM OCTOBER)
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B.      Zoning Appeals
 
C.       Amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance 
 
O-17-10-101   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending the Knox County Code, Appendix A - Zoning, Article 3, Section 3.20, Article 4, Section 4.92, and twenty-two (22) zoning districts within Article 5, regarding standards for wireless communication facilities and rescinding the adoption of the Wireless Communication Facilities Plan. (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (SECOND READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
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D.      Other Business
 
E.      Adjournment
 

    

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