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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
   


NOTICE

 

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 MAY AGENDA OF THE KNOX COUNTY COMMISSION AT 1:30 P.M. ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 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-9603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, honoring Inskip Baptist Church upon the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
(Commissioner Carringer)
 
2. RLA-9613   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, memorializing Arthur Seymour, Jr.
(Commissioner Dailey)
 
3. RLA-9682   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, reappointing Janet Bostic, a citizen member with benefits administration experience, and appointing ____________, a citizen member with financial management experience, to the Knox County Health Insurance Appeal Board.
(Benefits)
 
4. RLA-9583   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Memorandum of Agreement with Knoxville-Knox County Planning at a cost of $46,800.00 for Fiscal Years 2020 through 2024 for services and deliverables to be provided under a Cooperative School Facilities Planning Agreement to project and forecast enrollment trends of Knox County Schools using Transportation and Zoning general operating funds.
(Schools)
 
5. RLA-9585   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Letter of Understanding with Knoxville Utilities Board for construction of new wastewater facilities at Ritta Elementary School at a cost not to exceed $600,000.00 using Physical Plant Upgrade funds.
(Schools)
 
6. RLA-9586   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an AVID College Readiness System Services and Products Agreement for the provision of AVID programming at Austin-East Magnet High School, Bearden Middle School, Career Magnet Academy, Karns High School, Karns Middle School, Northwest Middle School and Whittle Springs Middle School for the 2019-2020 school year at a cost of $27,993.00 using Curriculum and Instruction general operating funds.
(Schools)
 
7. RLA-9587   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the addition of Algebra I, World History & Geography and Visual Art classes to the Pre-AP Program Agreement with College Board for Bearden High School's participation in a Pre-AP Pilot for Biology and English I through June 30, 2020 at a cost  of $10,400.00 using Title IV funds (original agreement was approved by Board of Education on February 14, 2018).
(Schools)
 
8. RLA-9589   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Subscriber Agreement with Discovery Education, Inc. for a K-8 Streaming License for Cedar Bluff Middle School for July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 at a cost of $1,425.00 using internal school funds.
(Schools)
 
9. RLA-9591   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Local Consolidated Grant Application and receipt of funds from the State of Tennessee Department of Education for Federal I-A, Title I-Neglected and Delinquent, Title II-A, and Title III Funding in the amount of $17,797,014.80 for Fiscal Year 2020.
(Schools)
 
10. RLA-9593   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Consolidated Grant Application and receipt of funds from the State of Tennessee Department of Education for Special Education Services in the amount of $13,720,229.00 (IDEA-Part B) and for Preschool Special Education Services in the amount of $357,163.00 (IDEA-Preschool) for Fiscal Year 2020.
(Schools)
 
11. RLA-9595   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Consolidated Grant Application and receipt of funds from the State of Tennessee Department of Education for a Federal Title IV-A Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant in the amount of $1,152,060.00 for Fiscal Year 2020.
(Schools)
 
12. RLA-9596   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Program Host School Agreement and Teachers of Criticial Languages Program Grant from the United States Department of State Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs for a fully funded teacher of Modern Standard Arabic at West High School for the 2019-2020 school year.
(Schools)
 
13. RLA-9598   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an agreement with the Community Action Committee for the provision of breakfasts, box lunches and snacks by the Knox County Schools for the Summer Feeding Program for approximately 43 days beginning on or about May 28, 2019.
(Schools)
 
14. RLA-9599   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a donation from the West High Athletic Council in the amount of $262,792.00 designated for the renovation of the fieldhouse at West High School.
(Schools)
 
15. RLA-9600   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of grants and donations for the Knox County Schools as shown on the attached list and with a total value of $54,960.29.
(Schools)
 
16. RLA-9614   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an amendment for the Community Corrections Grant Contract.
(Sheriff)
 
17. RLA-9527   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with West Knox Safe & Sound Storage, LLC for property located at 1430 Everett Road (CLT # 141-03504).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
18. RLA-9582   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Ridgedale Townhomes II, LLC for property located at 2625 Barn Valley Way (CLT # 092-02401).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
19. RLA-9584   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Iron Forge, LLC for properties located at 634 E. Raccoon Valley Drive (a portion of CLT # 026-044), 702 E. Raccoon Valley Drive (a portion of CLT # 026-049) and 716 E. Raccoon Valley Drive (a portion of CLT # 026-050).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
20. RLA-9588   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 Pedigo Road (a portion of CLT # 037-10201).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
21. RLA-9590   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Johnson Bible College for property located at 7900 Johnson Drive (a portion of CLT # 112-075).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
22. RLA-9592   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Oakland, LLC for property located at 0 Willow Park Lane (CLT # 077-13908).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
23. RLA-9594   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Walker's Truck Contractors, Inc. for property located at 6259 Rutledge Pike (CLT # 060-12601).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
24. RLA-9605   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 Bob Kirby Road (CLT # 104-19301).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
25. RLA-9606   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 properties located at 4615 Gray Road (CLT # 028-24601) and 4701 Gray Road (CLT  # 028-24602).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
26. RLA-9563   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with Ronald Franks Construction Co., LLC for the provision of concrete work and repair services as needed.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
27. RLA-9581   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee for contract approval of National Data & Survey Services for Traffic Data Collection Services.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
28. RLA-9602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract amendment to the Memorandum of Agreement with Knoxville-Knox County Planning for a time extension to July 31, 2019 and a budget supplement in the amount of $24,500.00 with KCI for the Hardin Valley Mobility Study.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
29. RLA-9681   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, waiving the requirement in the Forks of the River Industrial Park regulations for the front yard building setback from a minimum of 50 feet to down to a minimum of 25 feet for the property located at 3109 Water Plant Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
30. RLA-9580   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Knox County's 2019 Annual Action Plan Update to the 2015-2020 Consolidated Plan to identify activities Knox County will undertake during the program year beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020 using federal funds granted to Knox County by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to address priority needs in housing and the community in furtherance of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) programs and authorizing the acceptance of Federal funds in the amount of $1,215,119.00 for the CDBG program and in the amount of $410,855.00 for the HOME program for the period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020.
(Community Development)
 
31. RLA-9541   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Contract between the State of Tennessee, Department of Health and The Government of Knox County DBA Knox County Health Department for the provision of Presumptive Eligibility services. This Grant Contract shall be effective for the period beginning on July 1, 2019 and ending on June 30, 2022. In no event shall the maximum liability of the State under this Grant Contract exceed $379,200.00. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
32. RLA-9575   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Grant Contract between the State of Tennessee, Department of Health and The Government of Knox County DBA Knox County Health Department for the provision of Healthy and Active Built Environment. This Grant Contract shall be effective for the period beginning on June 1, 2019 and ending on May 31, 2020. In no event shall the maximum liability of the State under this Grant Contract exceed $20,000.00. (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
33. RLA-9579   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Contract between The Government of Knox County DBA Knox County Health Department and Sword & Shield Enterprise Security for the provision of Information Technology Monitoring Services. This Grant Contract shall be effective for the period beginning on June 1, 2019 and ending on May 31, 2023.  (No local match required.)
(Health Department)
 
34. RLA-9612   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract for Indigent Care.
(Health Department)
 
35. RLA-9576   Consideration of a Resolution of the commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of a donation of a Memorial Bench at the Admiral Farragut Park from Kathy J. Hinkle in the amount of $1,600.00.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
36. RLA-9683   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Contract Amendment with Landscape Workshop for mowing services at Knox County Parks.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
37. RLA-9573   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an Agreement of Sale in the amount of one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500.00) for the sale of surplus real estate at 0 Fountain Road, Parcel ID 058CF00901, to Be Good Development, LLC.
(Procurement)
 
38. RLA-9578   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract  with A & W Office Supply for the provision of Office Furniture on an as needed basis.
(Procurement)
 
39. RLA-9510   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). (DEFERRED FROM APRIL)
(Procurement)
 
40. RLA-9567   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Electronic Recording Memorandum of Understanding with eRecording Partners Network (ePN) regarding the electronic recording of documents for the Knox County Register of Deeds Office.
(Register of Deeds)
 
41. RLA-9604   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee reconstituting the Knox County Employee Insurance Benefits Committee and approving its Bylaws.
(Commissioner Carringer & Employee Insurance Benefits Committee)
 
42. RLA-9615   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the expenditure of $50,000.00 from Criminal Court Clerk excess fees to be allocated to the family justice center for the program "services that empower survivors and their children".
(Commissioner Carringer) 
 
43. RLA-9540   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant award of $4,000.00 to Knox County Juvenile Court from the Knoxville Bar Foundation to be used to pay stipends and for educational workshops to social work graduate students who are doing internships at Juvenile Court.
(Juvenile Court)
 
44. RLA-9680   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract in the amount of $___________ with CDM Smith for a transportation safety and mobility study for the South Knox County Region.
(Commissioner Biggs)
 
45. RLA-9566   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending the Knox County Zoning Ordinance defining public safety facilities and permitting them in certain zones.  Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE the proposed amendment to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance including the definition revision of public safety facility by a vote of 14-0. (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
 
46. RLA-9539   Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A) Pierceson Point Lane located in Highlands at Hardin Valley, District 6;
B) Highlands Ridge Lane located in Highlands at Hardin Valley, District 6;
C) Spencer Ridge Lane located in Solway Station, District 6;
D) Cardiff Castle Lane located in Solway Station, District 6.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
47. RLA-9597   Consideration of the closure of Repass Drive, east of Candora Road, totaling 544 feet in length at the request of the Aslan Foundation.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
48. RLA-9608   Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
49. RLA-9601   Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor’s 2019 Knox County Employee Handbook.
(Human Resources)
 
50. RLA-9577   Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor's Order reappointing Jack Huddleston to the Board of Commissioners of the Luttrell-Blaine-Corryton Utility District.
(County Mayor)
 
51. RLA-9609   Discussion Item regarding the school security process for allowing individuals in to the schools.
(Commissioner Carringer)
 
52. RLA-9610   Discussion Item on additional at-large County Commission seats.
(Commissioner Biggs)
 
53. RLA-9611   Discussion Item on Commission Retreat update.
(Commissioner Jay)
 
54. RLA-9542   Request of Thomas Driskill for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 5 dwelling units per acre. Property located southwest side of Corum Road, southeast of Billy Neal Lane, Commission District 8. ­ Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE PR (Planned Residential) district zoning at a density up to 3 dwelling units per acre by a vote of 14-0.
 
 
55. RLA-9543   Request of James Michael and Robbin Perry for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located west side of W. Martin Mill Pike, north of intersection of W. Governor John Sevier Highway, Commission District 9.  Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE RA (Low Density Residential) district zoning by a vote of 14-0 Consent.
 
 
56. RLA-9544   Request of Hubbs Land Management, LLC for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to CB (Business and Manufacturing). Property located southwest side of North Watt Road, south of Palestine Lane, Commission District 5.  Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE CB (Business and Manufacturing) district zoning by a vote of 14-0 Consent.
 
 
57. RLA-9546   Request of Travis Burkhalter for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to CA (General Business). Property located west side Diggs Gap Road, south of E. Raccoon Valley Drive, Commission District 7.  Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE CA (General Business) district zoning by a vote of 14-0 Consent.
 
 
58. RLA-9545   Request of W. Scott Williams & Associates for rezoning from RA (Low Density Residential) to PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 4 dwelling units per acre. Property located east side Wallace Road at Meadowood Lane, south of Nubbin Ridge Road, Commission District 4.  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.
 
 
59. RLA-9547   Request of Greg Franklin/John Sevier Joint Venture for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 5 dwelling units per acre. Property located south side of East Governor John Sevier Highway, east of Konda Drive, west of Arthur Harmon Road, Commission District 9.  Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE PR (Planned Residential) district zoning at a density up to 3 dwelling units per acre, subject to 3 conditions by a vote of 8-6.
 
 
60. RLA-9549   Request of James E. Sawyer for Northeast County Sector Plan Amendment from A (Agricultural) to LDR (Low Density Residential). Property located north side of Babelay Road, southeast side of Link Road, Commission District 8. Planning Commission Action:  ADOPT RESOLUTION # 4-B-19-SP, amending the Northeast County Sector Plan to RR (Rural Residential) designation and recommend that County Commission also adopt the sector plan amendment by a vote of 14-0 Consent.
 
 
61. RLA-9548   Request of James E. Sawyer for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 2 dwelling units per acre. Property located north side of Babelay Road, southeast side of Link Road, Commission District 8.  Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE PR (Planned Residential) district zoning at a density up to 2 dwelling units per acre by a vote of 14-0 Consent.
 
 
62. RLA-9551   Request of The Development Corporation of Knox County for Northwest County Sector Plan Amendment from LDR (Low Density Residential) and BP-1 (Business Park Type 1) to BP-1 (Business Park Type 1). Property located west of Karns Valley Drive, north side of the intersection of Byington Solway Road, Coward Mill Road, and Chuck Jones Drive, Commission District 6. Planning Commission Action:  ADOPT RESOLUTION # 4-D-19-SP, amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to BP-1 (Business Park Type 1) designation and recommend that County Commission also adopt the sector plan amendment by a vote of 14-0 Consent.
 
 
63. RLA-9550   Request of The Development Corporation of Knox County for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to EC (Employment Center). Property located west of Karns Valley Drive, north side of the intersection of Byington Solway Road, Coward Mill Road, and Chuck Jones Drive, Commission District 6.  Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE EC (Employment Center) district zoning by a vote of 14-0 Consent.
 
 
64. RLA-9552   Request of Scott Davis for rezoning from RB (General Residential) to PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 4 dwelling units per acre. Property located west side of Goff Road, east side of Maryville Pike, south of Knob Creek, Commission District 9. 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.
 
65. RLA-9554   Request of Venture Land Holdings, LLC for Northwest County Sector Plan Amendment from AG/RR (Agricultural/Rural Residential) to LDR (Low Density Residential). Property located north side Buttermilk Road, west of Graybeal Road, Commission District 6. Planning Commission Action:  ADOPT RESOLUTION # 4-E-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.
 
 
66. RLA-9553   Request of Venture Land Holdings, LLC for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 3 dwelling units per acre. Property located north side Buttermilk Road, west of Graybeal Road, Commission District 6.  Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE PR (Planned Residential) district zoning at a density up to 3 dwelling units per acre, subject to one condition by a vote of 14-0.
 
 
67. RLA-9555   Request of David Henderson for rezoning from RA (Low Density Residential) to A (Agricultural). Property located east side Majors Road, north of E. Emory Road, west of Nevada Lane, Commission District 8.  Planning Commission Recommendation: APPROVE A (Agricultural) district zoning by a vote of 14-0 Consent.
 
 

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