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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, MAY 20, 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-9702   Pledge to the Flag.
     Commissioner Randy Smith
 
2. RLA-9703   Public Forum
     1.  Vivian Shipe - Cuts to Indigent Care. 
 
3. RLA-9704   Amendments to the agenda.
 
4. RLA-9705   Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting.
 
5. R-19-5-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, honoring Inskip Baptist Church upon the occasion of its 100th anniversary.
(Commissioner Carringer)
 
6. R-19-5-102   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, memorializing Arthur Seymour, Jr.
(Full Commission)
 
7. R-19-5-110   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)
 
8. R-19-5-201   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 monitor and forecast enrollment trends of Knox County Schools.
(Schools)
 
9. R-19-5-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Letter of Understanding with Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) for construction of new wastewater facilities at Ritta Elementary School at a cost not to exceed $600,000.00.
(Schools)
 
10. R-19-5-203   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.
(Schools)
 
11. R-19-5-204   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 for the additional classes.
(Schools)
 
12. R-19-5-205   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 the term of July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020 at a cost of $1,425.00.
(Schools)
 
13. R-19-5-206   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of Title I-A, Title I-Neglected and Delinquent, Title II-A, and Title III federal funding from the State of Tennessee Department of Education in the amount of $17,797,014.80 for Fiscal Year 2020.
(Schools)
 
14. R-19-5-207   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Grant award from the 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)
 
15. R-19-5-208   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of Federal Title IV-A Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant funding from the Tennessee Department of Education in the amount of $1,152,060.00 for Fiscal Year 2020.
(Schools)
 
16. R-19-5-209   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Program Host School Agreement for the Teachers of Criticial Languages Program of the United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs for a fully funded teacher of Modern Standard Arabic at West High School for the 2019-2020 school year.
(Schools)
 
17. R-19-5-210   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Agreement with the Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) for the provision of breakfasts, box lunches and snacks by the Knox County Schools for the Summer Feeding Program with service beginning on or about May 28, 2019 and continuing for approximately 43 days.
(Schools)
 
18. R-19-5-211   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of 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)
 
19. R-19-5-212   Consideration of a 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 $54,960.29.
(Schools)
 
20. R-19-5-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with West Knox Safe & Sound Storage, LLC for property located at 1430 Everett Road (CLT # 141-03504).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
21. R-19-5-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Ridgedale Townhomes II, LLC for property located at 2625 Barn Valley Way (CLT # 092-02401).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
22. R-19-5-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with 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)
 
23. R-19-5-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Primos Land Company, LLC for property located at 0 Pedigo Road (a portion of CLT # 037-10201).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
24. R-19-5-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Johnson Bible College for property located at 7900 Johnson Drive (a portion of CLT # 112-075).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
25. R-19-5-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Oakland, LLC for property located at 0 Willow Park Lane (CLT # 077-13908).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
26. R-19-5-407   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Walker's Truck Contractors, Inc. for property located at 6259 Rutledge Pike (CLT # 060-12601).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
27. R-19-5-408   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)
 
28. R-19-5-409   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)
 
29. R-19-5-410   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)
 
30. R-19-5-411   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with National Data & Surveying Services for the provision of Traffic Data Collection Services.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
31. R-19-5-412   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Amendment to the Memorandum of Agreement with the Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) for the development of a Hardin Valley Mobility Study, which amendment provides for an increase of $24,500.00 in the project budget and a time extension to July 31, 2019.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
32. R-19-5-413   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the execution of a Waiver of certain restrictions applicable to property in the Forks of the River Industrial Park owned by the Industrial Development Board of the County of Knox and leased to Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.(f/k/a Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc.)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
33. R-19-5-501   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)
 
34. R-19-5-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a three-year Grant Contract in the amount not to exceed $379,200.00 ($126,400.00 per year) with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of Presumptive Eligibility Services for the period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2022 (No local match required).
(Health Department)
 
35. R-19-5-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract in the amount not to exceed $20,000.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of Healthy and Active Built Environments for the period beginning on June 1, 2019 and ending on May 31, 2020. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
 
36. R-19-5-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Contract with Sword & Shield Enterprise Security for the provision of Information Technology Monitoring Services.
(Health Department)
 
37. R-19-5-604   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Amendment Two to the Knox County Indigent Care Program Agreement, which amendment reduces the total amount of money available for services during Fiscal Year 2019-2020 and provides for other revisions to the Reimbursement for Services section of the agreement.
(Health Department)
 
38. R-19-5-701   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of a donation of a memorial bench at Admiral Farragut Park from Kathy J. Hinkle in the amount of $1,600.00.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
39. R-19-5-702   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Amendment to Knox County Contract No. 18-068 with Landscape Workshop to provide mowing services for the Knox County Parks & Recreation Department, which Amendment adds Concord Fishing Pier and Northshore Road Front and removes John Tarlton Park from the contract.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
40. R-19-5-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Agreement of Sale in the amount of $1,500.00 with Be Good Development, LLC for the sale of surplus property located at 0 Fountain Road (Parcel ID 058CF00901).
(Procurement)
 
41. R-19-5-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with A & W supply for the provision of office furniture as needed.
(Procurement)
 
42. R-19-5-803   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)
 
43. R-19-5-901   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)
 
44. R-19-5-902   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)
 
45. R-19-5-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, appropriating $50,000.00 from the General Fund Criminal Court Excess Fees Account to be allocated to the Family Justice Center for the program "Services that Empower Survivors and their Children".
(Commissioner Carringer) 
 
46. R-19-5-904   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 and educational workshops for social work graduate student interns at the Knox County Juvenile Court.
(Juvenile Court)
 
47. R-19-5-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Agreement with CDM Smith, Inc. in the amount of $148,800.00 for a South Knox County Transportation Study.
(Commissioner Biggs)
 
48. R-19-5-906  
To Be Added
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract in the amount of $255,000.00 with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services for the operation of the Knox Recovery Court and Knox County Veterans Treatment Court for the period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020. (No Local Match Required) (TO BE ADDED)
(Knox Recovery/Veterans Treatment Court)
 
49. R-19-5-907  
To Be Added
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the execution of a waiver of an option to repurchase and the waiver of certain restrictions applicable to property located in the Forks of the River Industrial Park. (TO BE ADDED)
(The Development Corporation)
 
50. O-19-5-101  
1st Reading
Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending the Knox County Code, Appendix A - Zoning, Article 2, Section 2.20 - Specific terms, twenty-three (23) zoning districts within Article 5, and adding a new Article 4, Section 4.107- Standards for use-on review approval of public safety facilities, to define public safety facilities and permit them in certain zones. (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
 
 
51.    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)
 
52.   
1st Reading
Consideration of the closure of Repass Drive, east of Candora Road, totaling 544 feet in length at the request of the Aslan Foundation. (FIRST READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
53.    Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
 
54.    Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor’s 2019 Knox County Employee Handbook.
(Human Resources)
 
55.    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)
 
56.    Discussion Item regarding the school security process for allowing individuals in to the schools.
(Commissioner Carringer)
 
57.    Discussion Item on additional at-large County Commission seats.
(Commissioner Biggs)
 
58.    Discussion Item on Commission Retreat update.
(Commissioner Jay)
 
59.   
To Be Added
Discussion Item to receive KUB's 2018 Water Quality Report by Gabe Bolas, KUB Executive Director. (TO BE ADDED) 
(Commissioner Jay)
 
60.   
To Be Added
Discussion Item regarding drainage and slope issues caused by new developments. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Busler)
 
61.   
To Be Added
Discussion Item to receive a report on Three Ridges Golf Course. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Busler)
 
62.    Public Forum.
 
63. 3-F-19-RZ   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.
 
 
64. 4-B-19-RZ   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.
 
 
65. 4-C-19-RZ   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.
 
 
66. 4-E-19-RZ   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.
 
 
67. 4-D-19-RZ   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.
 
 
68. 4-F-19-RZ  
Deferred
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. (DEFERRED TO JUNE AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
 
 
69. 4-B-19-SP   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.
 
 
70. 4-G-19-RZ   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.
 
 
71. 4-D-19-SP   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.
 
 
72. 4-I-19-RZ   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.
 
 
73. 4-K-19-RZ   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.
 
74. 4-E-19-SP   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.
 
 
75. 4-M-19-RZ   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.
 
 
76. 4-O-19-RZ   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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