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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, VICE-CHAIR
RANDY SMITH, 3RD DISTRICT
HUGH NYSTROM, 4TH DISTRICT, CHAIRMAN
JOHN SCHOONMAKER, 5TH DISTRICT
BRAD ANDERS, 6TH DISTRICT
CHARLES BUSLER, 7TH DISTRICT,
RICHIE BEELER, 8TH DISTRICT
CARSON DAILEY, 9TH DISTRICT
LARSEN JAY, AT-LARGE SEAT 10

JUSTIN BIGGS, AT-LARGE SEAT 11
   


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TO:  MEMBERS OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION
  ALL DEPARTMENTS AND AGENCIES
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FROM:  Commissioner Hugh Nystrom, Chairman







 

THE CHAIRMAN OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION SHALL CONFIRM RECEIPT OF ITEMS AND SET THE FINAL APRIL AGENDA OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION AT 1:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 2019 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. RLA-9506   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, honoring Bearden High School boys basketball team for winning the State Championship.
(Commissioner Smith)
 
2. RLA-9478   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee reappointing Jim Jennings as a member and William Schaad as an alternate member on the Knox County Sheriff's Office Merit System Council.
(Merit System Council)
 
3. RLA-9479   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving three (3) Agreements of Sale and Underground Utility Easements for Hallsdale-Powell Utility District on property located at Powell Elementary School.
(Schools)
 
4. RLA-9480   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 Platform for the term of May 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020 at a cost of $48,659.00 using Title III and ELL general operating funds.
(Schools)
 
5. RLA-9481   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a BSN Sports Reward Program Agreement for Carter High School for the purchase and supply of athletic apparel and equipment which may be renewed annually up to five (5) years.
(Schools)
 
6. RLA-9482   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving contract with Andrews Electric Services, LLC, Energy Electric, Inc., McGaha Electric Company, Inc., and Skilled Services, LLC for the provision of electrical services as needed for the term of May 1, 2019 through April 31, 2020 which may be extended for four (4) additional years, one (1) year at a time, for a total of five (5) years.
(Schools)
 
7. RLA-9485   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving contracts with DPM Enterprises, Inc. and National Building Service, Inc. for the provision of carpet and floor cleaning services as needed for the term of May 1, 2019 through April 30, 2020 which may be extended for four (4) years, one (1) year at a time, for a total of five (5) years.
(Schools)
 
8. RLA-9486   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an agreement with the City of Knoxville for Knox County's participation in a Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) 2018 Stop School Violence Grant in an amount not to exceed $288,488.00 to enhance the safety of Knox County students through ongoing training, school site safety improvements and technological upgrades.
(Schools)
 
9. RLA-9487   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Revised Memorandum of Understanding with The University of Tennessee for the Get Fruved Project and receipt of newly proposed $1,500.00 stipend for each of 9 participating site "Champion Teachers" (Original Memorandum of Understanding was approved by the Board of Education on November 14, 2018).
(Schools)
 
10. RLA-9488   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an agreement with Ellen Degeneres Show for acceptance of a $20,000.00 Prize/Gift designated for the benefit of Gibbs Elementary School.
(Schools)
 
11. RLA-9489   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 $21,963.95.
(Schools)
 
12. RLA-9490   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County Schools, authorizing the acceptance of donations for the Knox County Schools as shown on the attached list and in the total value of $149,719.77.
(Schools)
 
13. RLA-9471   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of benefits in the amount of $311.63 from the Estate of Paula S. Scharf for the North Knoxville Branch Library.
(Library)
 
14. RLA-9483   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with Parrott Printing for Vehicle Graphics at a cost of $470.00 per vehicle.
(Sheriff)
 
15. RLA-9491   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with John H. Kerr for property located at 0 E. Norton Road (CLT # 124ME038).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
16. RLA-9492   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Garrett Development & Construction, LLC for property located at 1317 E. Emory Road (CLT # 047-117).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
17. RLA-9493   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Justin Ellis & Catherine Ellis for property located at 7615 Norman Jack Lane (CLT # 047-07517).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
18. RLA-9494   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Champion Construction, LLC for properties located at 2150 Nora Mae Lane (CLT # 129-04706), 0 Nora Mae Lane (CLT # 129-04707), and 2127 Nora Mae Lane (CLT # 129-04709).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
19. RLA-9495   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Thomas C. Beeler for property located at 0 Nora Mae Lane (CLT # 129-04705).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
20. RLA-9469   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with B & H Sales, Inc. for the provision of snow plows and installation as needed.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
21. RLA-9499   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the necessary right of way and construction easement on four (4) tracts for the Centerpoint Boulevard/Lovell Road/Pellissippi Parkway Improvement Project.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
22. RLA-9500   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an amendment to Agreement No. 140216, for the SR-131 (Lovell Road) from Cedardale Lane to Middlebrook Pike project, PIN No. 121508.00, Federal Project No. STP-M-131(43), State Project No. 47039-3243-54.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
23. RLA-9501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving contracts with Outdoor Designs Professional Services, LLC and Volunteer Erosion Solutions, LLC for various drainage improvements as specified in the Knox County Environmental Stewardship Program.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
24. RLA-9470   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee to approve a contract with Courtesy Body Works, Inc. for frame, body and suspension alignment services where the contractor will repair body frames and align Knox County vehicles.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
25. RLA-9468   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing Knox County to apply for a grant and enter into a contract beginning on July 12019 with the State of Tennessee for the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) Litter Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2020 in the amount of $168,600.00. (No local match required)
(Solid Waste)
 
26. RLA-9445   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Grant Contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of the Baby and Me Tobacco Free (BAMTF) funding will offer smoking cessation services to pregnant women. This Grant Contract shall be effective for the period beginning on July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2020. In no event shall the maximum liability of the State under this Grant Contract exceed $59,000.00. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
27. RLA-9449   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Grant Contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of Tuberculosis control and prevention. This Grant Contract shall be effective for the period beginning on July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2020. In no event shall the maximum liability of the State under this Grant Contract exceed $558,600.00. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
28. RLA-9450   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Grant Contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of Community Health Access and Navigation in Tennessee (CHANT) Program. The program is a model of care coordination, delivered by an interdisciplinary team to engage specific individuals within the communities, who are most likely to have poor health outcomes, navigate their specific needs (medical and or social) and measure these results. This Grant Contract shall be effective for the period beginning on July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2020. In no event shall the maximum liability of the State under this Grant Contract exceed $946,900.00. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
29. RLA-9467   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Grant Contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Services. This Grant Contract shall be effective for the period beginning on July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2023. In no event shall the maximum liability of the State under this Grant Contract exceed $151,500.00. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
30. RLA-9466   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, requesting approval of a Bench Donation for Justin - Cove Park Concord.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
31. RLA-9510   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Participating Addendum between Knox County and Voiance Language Services, LLC to allow Knox County to utilize a Contract for Telephone Based Interpreter Services through the National Association of State Procurement Officers (NASPO).
(Procurement)
 
32. RLA-9477   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of a grant award in the amount of $4,000.00 from the Knoxville Bar Foundation to provide stipends for social work graduate student interns at the Knox County Public Defender’s Community Law Office.
(Public Defender)
 
33. RLA-9484   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Knox County Regional Forensic Center histology/pathology services contract to assist in determining Manner and Cause of Death for autopsies and external examinations conducted as required by law.
(Forensic)
 
34. RLA-9505   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, removing Commissioner Evelyn Gill as a member of the Joint Education Committee.
(Commissioner Jay)
 
35. RLA-9509   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee requesting the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) to recommend amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance to require all text amendments to the Zoning Ordinance to be initiated by formal request of the Knox County Commission and upon formal review and majority vote by the Commission, the amendment will be forwarded to the Metropolitan Planning Commission for consideration. 
(Commissioner Schoonmaker)
 
36.    Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending Knox County Code, Chapter 2, Article X entitled “Personnel Plan” to provide for various changes to the Personnel Plan for Knox County (Ord. No. O-16-8-101, adopted 9-26-16). (SECOND READING)
(Human Resources)
 
37. RLA-9444   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending Knox County Code, Chapter 6, Article II entitled "Animal Control" to authorize a Trap/Neuter/Return program for community cats. (Ord. No. O-96-5-101, adopted 6-24-96, Ord. No. O-07-12-102, adopted 1-28-08, and Ord. No. O-15-4-101, adopted 5-26-15). (SECOND READING)
(Commissioner Nystrom)
 
38. RLA-9451   Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A) Caitlin Marie Lane located in Graysburg, District 8. 
B) Elna Marie Drive located in Graysburg, District 8.
C) Lauren Michelle Lane located in Graysburg, District 8. 
D) Susan Renee Lane located in Graysburg, District 8.
E) Falcon Pointe Drive located in Falcon Pointe Unit 1, District 6. 
F) Night Heron Drive located in Falcon Pointe Unit 1, District 6. 
G) Blue Crane Lane located in Falcon Pointe Unit 1, District 6. 
H) Lily Pond Lane located in Falcon Pointe Unit 2, District 6. 
 I) Sailpointe Lane located in Falcon Pointe Unit 3, District 6. 
J) Sawgrass Road located in Falcon Pointe Unit 3, District 6. 
K) Sawgrass Road located in Falcon Pointe Unit 4, District 6.
L) Sleepy Fox Lane located in Falcon Pointe Unit 4, District 6. 
M) Hidden Deer Lane located in Falcon Pointe Unit 4, District 6.
N) Sailpointe Lane located in Falcon Pointe Unit 5, District 6.
O) Hidden Deer Lane located in Falcon Pointe Unit 5, District 6. 
P) Sailpointe Lane located in Falcon Pointe Unit 6, District 6. 
Q) Seahawk Lane located in Falcon Pointe Unit 6, District 6.
R) Festival Lane located in Dutchtown Woods Unit 1, District 6.
S) Cinnamon Lane located in Dutchtown Woods Unit 1, District 6. 
T) Fesitval Lane located in Dutchtown Woods Unit 2, District 6.
U) Hummingbird Lane located in Dutchtown Woods Unit 2, District 6.
V) Calla Crossing Lane located in Calla Crossing, District 7.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
39. RLA-9507   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
40. RLA-9511   Spread of Record Jim Beck's resignation from second year of 2-year term on the Knox County Board of Equalization and Mayor Jacob's appointment of Jerome Salomone to fill remaining year of term (2019).
(Property Assessor)
 
41. RLA-9508   Spread of Record Travel for Commissioners Evelyn Gill, Michele Carringer, Hugh Nystrom, John Schoonmaker, Charles Busler and Justin Biggs.
(Commissioners Gill, Carringer, Nystrom, Schoonmaker, Busler and Biggs)
 
42. RLA-9497   Presentation of a Proclamation by the Knox County Mayor proclaiming April 2019 as Fair Housing Month in Knox County.
(Knox County Mayor and Community Development)
 
43.    Discussion item regarding the safety of Chapman Highway.
(Commissioner Biggs)
 
44. RLA-9502   Discussion item regarding the Commission strategic retreat planning. 
(Commissioner Jay)
 
45. RLA-9504   Discussion item regarding the Education Savings Account Program (ESA) recommended by Governor Lee.
(Commissioner Busler)
 
46.    Discussion item with Parks and Recreation Senior Director Paul White regarding the youth baseball fields. (DEFERRED FROM MARCH)
(Commissioner Busler)
 
47. RLA-9472   Request of Superior Steel for rezoning from A (Agricultural) / LI (Light Industrial) to I (Industrial). Property located on the northwest side of Asbury Road, northwest of Vaughn Lane, west of E. Governor John Sevier Highway, Commission District 8. Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE I (Industrial) district zoning by a vote of 14-0 Consent.
 
48. RLA-9473   Request of Ralph Smith for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located on the east side of Cate Road, north side of W. Emory Road, Commission District 6. ­ Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE RA (Low Density Residential) district zoning subject to 2 conditions by a vote of 14-0.
 
 
49. RLA-9474   Request of Homestead Land Holdings, LLC for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential). Property located on the north side of N. Campbell Station Road, west of Loggerhead Lane, Commission District 6.  Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE PR (Planned Residential) district zoning at a density up to 4 dwelling units per acre by a vote of 14-0 Consent.
 
 
50. RLA-9475   Request of Homestead Land Holdings, LLC for Northwest County Sector Plan Amendment from A (Agricultural) to LDR (Low Density Residential). Property located on the north side of N. Campbell Station Road, west of Loggerhead Lane, Commission District 6. Planning Commission Action:  ADOPT RESOLUTION # 3-C-19-SP, amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to LDR (Low Density Residential) designation and recommend that County Commission also adopt the sector plan amendment by a vote of 14-0 Consent.
 
 

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