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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

THE KNOX COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS SHALL MEET IN AGENDA WORK SESSION ON MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2019 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.
 

AGENDA
 
 
             
1. RLA-9528   Pledge to the Flag.
     Commissioner Carson Dailey
 
2. RLA-9529   Public Forum.
     1.  Kelly Deluca - Chapman Highway.
 
3. RLA-9530   Amendments to the agenda.
 
4. RLA-9531   Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting.
 
5. R-19-4-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, honoring the Bearden High School boys basketball team for winning the State Championship.
(Commissioner Smith)
 
6. R-19-4-110   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)
 
7. R-19-4-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the appointment of Nancy McBee to the Tennessee Technology Corridor Development Authority (TTCDA) Board of Commissioners (members are nominated by the Governor upon recommendations received from the County Mayor and approved by the Commission).
(County Mayor)
 
8. R-19-4-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving three (3) Underground Utility Easement Agreements with Hallsdale-Powell Utility District on properties identified as Knox County Property Assessor Map/Parcel Numbers 056K-B-012 (Tract 45), 056K-B-016 (Tract 44), and 056K-B-016 (Tract 78) and located at Powell Elementary School and approving Agreements of Sale in the amounts of $200.00 to be received by Knox County for Tract 45, $680.00 to be received by the Board of Education for Tract 44, and $1,410.00 to be received by the Board of Education for Tract 78.
(Schools)
 
9. R-19-4-202   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.
(Schools)
 
10. R-19-4-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a BSN Sports Rewards 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)
 
11. R-19-4-204   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving contracts 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 30, 2020 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)
 
12. R-19-4-205   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 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)
 
13. R-19-4-206   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 the 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)
 
14. R-19-4-207   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 to provide for an additional $1,500.00 stipend for each of 9 participating site "Champion Teachers".
(Schools)
 
15. R-19-4-208   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an agreement for the acceptance of a $20,000.00 prize/gift from the Ellen Degeneres Show designated for the benefit of Gibbs Elementary School.
(Schools)
 
16. R-19-4-209   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 $21,963.95.
(Schools)
 
17. R-19-4-210   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of donations for the Knox County Schools as shown on the attached list and with a total value of $149,719.77.
(Schools)
 
18. R-19-4-211   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of $311.63 from the Estate of Paula S. Scharf for the benefit of the North Knoxville Branch Library.
(Library)
 
19. R-19-4-301   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)
 
20. R-19-4-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with John H. Kerr for property located at 0 E. Norton Road (CLT # 124ME038).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
21. R-19-4-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Garrett Development & Construction, LLC for property located at 1317 E. Emory Road (CLT # 047-117).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
22. R-19-4-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Justin Ellis & Catherine Ellis for property located at 7615 Norman Jack Lane (CLT # 047-07517).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
23. R-19-4-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with 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)
 
24. R-19-4-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Thomas C. Beeler for property located at 0 Nora Mae Lane (CLT # 129-04705).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
25. R-19-4-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with B & H Sales for the provision of snow plows and installation services as needed.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
26. R-19-4-407   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the necessary right of way and construction easement acquisitions on four (4) tracts for the Centerpoint Boulevard/Lovell Road/Pellissippi Parkway Improvement Project.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
27. R-19-4-408  
WITHDRAW
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. (WITHDRAW AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
28. R-19-4-409   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving contracts with Outdoor Designs Professional Services, LLC and Volunteer Erosion Control, LLC for various drainage improvements as part of the Knox County Environmental Stewardship Program.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
29. R-19-4-410   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with Courtesy Body Works, Inc. for frame, body and suspension alignment services for Knox County vehicles.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
30. R-19-4-411   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing submission of an application for a Litter and Trash Collecting Grant for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 from the Tennessee Department of Transportation and, if said application is approved, authorizing Knox County to enter into a grant contract for the acceptance of the grant award in an amount up to $168,600.00.
(Solid Waste)
 
31. R-19-4-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract in the amount not exceed $59,000.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of Tobacco Prevention Program Services for the Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program for the period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
32. R-19-4-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract in the amount not to exceed $558,600.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of tuberculosis (TB) control and prevention services for the period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
33. R-19-4-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract in the amount not to exceed $946,900.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of Community Health Access and Navigation in Tennessee (CHANT) Program services for the period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
34. R-19-4-604   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a four-year Grant Contract in the amount not to exceed $151,500.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Services for the period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2023. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
35. R-19-4-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of a donation of a memorial bench at The Cove at Concord Park from Dennis and Gwen Lange in the amount of $1,600.00.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
36. R-19-4-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Participating Addendum with Voiance Language Services, LLC to allow Knox County to utilize a Master Agreement to procure Telephone Based Interpreter Services through the National Association of State Procurement Officials (NASPO).
(Procurement)
 
37. R-19-4-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with Knoxville Dermatopathology Laboratory for the provision of pathology laboratory services to assist in determining manner and cause of death for autopsies and external examinations conducted as required by law.
(Forensic)
 
38. R-19-4-901   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)
 
39. R-19-4-902   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)
 
40. R-19-4-903   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 resolution of the Knox County Commission.
(Commissioner Schoonmaker)
 
41. R-19-4-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the Knox County Government 2019 Voluntary Workforce Reduction Program.
(County Mayor and Finance)
 
42. O-19-3-101  
2ND
READING
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)
 
43. O-19-3-102  
2ND
READING
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)
 
44.    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)
 
45.    Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
46.    Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor's acceptance of Jim Beck's resignation from the Knox County Board of Equalization and appointment of alternate Jerome Salomone to complete the unfulfilled term of Jim Beck as a member pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. § 67-1-401(b).
(Property Assessor)
 
47.    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)
 
48.    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)
 
49.    Discussion item regarding the safety of Chapman Highway.
(Commissioner Biggs)
 
50.    Discussion item regarding the Commission strategic retreat planning. 
(Commissioner Jay)
 
51.    Discussion item regarding the Education Savings Account Program (ESA) recommended by Governor Lee.
(Commissioner Busler)
 
52.    Discussion item with Parks and Recreation Senior Director Paul White regarding the youth baseball fields. (DEFERRED FROM MARCH)
(Commissioner Busler)
 
53. RLA-9532   Public Forum.
 
54. 3-A-19-RZ   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.
 
55. 3-E-19-RZ   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.
 
 
56. 3-I-19-RZ   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.
 
 
57. 3-C-19-SP   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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