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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 AGENDA WORK SESSION ON MONDAY, JUNE 18, 2018 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-8596   Pledge to the Flag.
Commissioner John Schoonmaker
 
2. RLA-8597   Public Forum.
 
3. RLA-8598   Amendments to the agenda.
 
4. RLA-8599   Approval of the minutes of the previous meeting.
 
5. R-18-6-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, honoring Hayden Crist. (DEFERRED FROM MAY)
(Commissioner Nystrom)
 
6. R-18-6-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing John Valliant, Jr. to the Board of Trustees of the Richard L. Bean Juvenile Service Center.
(Juvenile Service Center) 
 
7. R-18-6-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, reappointing Eugene Burr (District 9 Seat) and appointing/reappointing _________ (District 6 Seat) to the Knox County Library Advisory Board.
(Commissioners Anders and Dailey)
 
8. R-18-6-112   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, confirming the Knox County Mayor's nominations of Mike Crowder for reappointment and Richard Graf and Tamara Boyer for appointment to the Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission.
(County Mayor) 
 
9. R-18-6-113   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, accepting the resignation of Herbert Anders from the Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission and confirming the Knox County Mayor's nomination of Louis Browning III to complete the unfulfilled term of Hebert Anders on the Knoxville-Knox County Metropolitan Planning Commission.
(County Mayor) 
 
10. R-18-6-114   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, confirming the Knox County Mayor's reappointments of Carmen Tegano and Linda Billman to the Visit Knoxville Board of Directors.
(County Mayor)
 
11. R-18-6-115   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, accepting the resignation of M. Fred Marcum from the Visit Knoxville Board of Directors and confirming the Knox County Mayor's appointment of Dr. Rachel Chen to complete the unfulfilled term of M. Fred Marcum on the Visit Knoxville Board of Directors.
(County Mayor)
 
12. R-18-6-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Utility Easement and Right-of-Way Agreement for the West Knox Utility District to obtain permanent sanitary sewer and water line easements on property located at 11445 Hardin Valley Road and known as the Hardin Valley Academy property with Knox County to receive compensation in the amount of $4,764.00 for granting said easements.
(Schools)
 
13. R-18-6-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Utility Easement for the Knoxville Utilities Board to obtain a permanent utility and construction easement on property located at 2710 Byington Solway Road and known as the Karns High School property with the Knox County Board of Education to receive compensation in the amont of $5,000.00 for granting said easement.
(Schools)
 
14. R-18-6-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Easement document for BellSouth Telecommunications, LLC, d/b/a/ AT&T Tennessee to obtain an easement on property located on Tipton Station Road and known as the South-Doyle High School property with Knox County to receive compensation in the amount of $5,000.00 for granting said easement.
(Schools)
 
15. R-18-6-204   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 at a cost of $1,350.00.
(Schools)
 
16. R-18-6-205   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of the Voluntary Pre-K Grant award from the Tennessee Department of Education for 2018-2019 in the amount of $2,027,005.74 with required in-kind and matching funds in the amount of $1,145,323.00.
(Schools)
 
17. R-18-6-206   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Discretionary Supplemental grant funds in the amount of $49,523.14 for the 2018-2019 school year designated for progress monitoring and related staff development.
(Schools)
 
18. R-18-6-207   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Letter Agreement with the Simon Youth Foundation for the receipt of $100,000.00 designated for the relocation of the Dr. Paul L. Kelley Volunteer Academy.
(Schools)
 
19. R-18-6-208   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Memorandum of Understanding with Great Schools Partnership for the receipt of a Tutoring Curriculum Development grant in an amount up to $26,000.00 for the development of an integrated tutoring model for elementary schools.
(Schools)
 
20. R-18-6-209   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing the acceptance of a supplemental Innovation Zone (iZone) Grant award from the Tennessee Department of Education in the amount of $100,980.00 to support current priority schools.
(Schools)
 
21. R-18-6-210   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving contracts with McMahan Mechanical, Inc., Del-Air Mechanical, and Chris Haggard Plumbing, LLC for the provision of plumbing services as needed for the term of July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019 with the option to extend for four (4) additional years, one (1) year at a time, for a total of five (5) years.
(Schools)
 
22. R-18-6-211   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Statement of Work and General Terms and Conditions with the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET) for services to support priority schools at a cost of $82,000.00.
(Schools)
 
23. R-18-6-212   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Prep Promise Debit Card & Debit Card Payment Agreement and Continued Usage Agreement (School Debit Card Program) with SouthEast Bank to allow West High School to continue to receive a 10 cent donation per qualifying debit card transaction.
(Schools)
 
24. R-18-6-213   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a fund balance designation (General Purpose School Fund) in the amount of $4,275,881.00 for the purchase of Science textbooks.
(Schools)
 
25. R-18-6-214   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 in the total amount of $52,135.00.
(Schools)
 
26. R-18-6-215   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 $2,000.00.
(Schools)
 
27. R-18-6-216   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a form agreement with Spaces in the City to allow school administrators the authority to approve agreements for a prom or event venue in the Press Room or the Square Room with said form.
(Schools)
 
28. R-18-6-217   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract in the amount not to exceed $51,900.00 with the Tennessee State Library and Archives for general library services and library materials for the disadvantaged. (No local match required)
(Library)
 
29. R-18-6-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a contract with Johnson Controls/Simplex Grinnell for the provision of fire protection systems maintenance at all Knox County Sheriff's Office facilities on Maloneyville Road. 
(Sheriff)
 
30. R-18-6-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with William David Wilkinson for properties located at 0 Nubbin Ridge Road (CLT # 133FB010), 0 Nubbin Ridge Road (CLT # 133FB009) and 0 Nubbin Ridge Road (CLT # 133FB007).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
31. R-18-6-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Mesana Investments, LLC for property located at 12000 S. Northshore Drive (CLT # 162-05613).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
32. R-18-6-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with MJM Development, Inc. for property located at 0 Poplar Grove Lane (CLT # 066-11311).
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
33. R-18-6-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Joint Funding Agreement with the U.S. Geological Survey in the amount of $83,000.00 with $49,800.00 provided by Knox County and $33,200.00 provided by the U.S. Geological Survey for the operation of stream gaging stations in Knox County for the period beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
34. R-18-6-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) percentage for reimbursement for the Kimberlin Heights Bridge Replacement Project from 98% provided by TDOT and 2% provided by Knox County to 78% ($419,802.80) provided by TDOT and 22% ($121,043.62) provided by Knox County for a total project cost of $540,846.42.
(Engineering and Public Works)  
 
35. R-18-6-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a construction contract in the amount of $1,097,165.42 with Charles Blalock & Sons, Inc. for the replacement of the Kodak Road Bridge over Tuckahoe Creek.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
36. R-18-6-407  
Deferred
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the sale of 0.836 acres originally acquired as part of the Karns Connector Phase 2 Project (at the landowners request) to the Development Corporation of Knox County for the purpose of walking trail parking and monument sign installation. (DEFERRED TO JULY AT REQUEST OF SPONSOR)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
37. R-18-6-408  
To Be Added
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, adopting the Knox County, City of Knoxville, and Town of Farragut Multi-Jurisdictional Local Hazard Mitigation Plan. (TO BE ADDED)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
38. R-18-6-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract in the amount of $10,077.60 with the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) for the provision of pass-through funding from the United States Department of Transportation for hazardous materials emergency planning with a required local match in the amount of $2,519.40 to be paid by the Rural Metro and Knoxville Fire Departments.
(Community Development)
 
39. R-18-6-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract in the amount not to exceed $78,100.00 with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of tobacco prevention and cessation services for the period beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019. (No local match required)
(Health Department)
 
40. R-18-6-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving Amendment One to a five-year Grant Contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of public health emergency preparedness, which amendment decreases the maximum liability of the state under the contract by $6,398.00.
(Health Department)
 
41. R-18-6-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract in the amount not to exceed $49,100.00 with Tennessee Department of Human Services for the provision of child care agency immunization audits for the period beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019. (No local match required).
(Health Department)
 
42. R-18-6-701   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 additional sites and areas to the contract.
(Parks and Recreation)
 
43. R-18-6-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, authorizing establishment of a subsequent index period relating to local government public improvement bonds, series VI-K-1, issued by the Public Building Authority of Sevier County, Tennessee issued for the benefit of Knox County, Tennessee and authorizing all other actions related thereto.
(Finance)
 
44. R-18-6-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving the Organizational Chart of the Executive Branch of Knox County Government.
(County Mayor)
 
45. R-18-6-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving an Amendment to Knox County Contract No. 09-468 with Tyler Technologies, Inc. to provide financial management and implementation services, which amendment provides software upgrades and associated implementation support for the Knox County Trustee's and Knox County Property Assessor's Offices in the amount of $3,752,637.00 payable over a three-year period.
(Trustee and Property Assessor)
 
46. R-18-6-903   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, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019. (No local match required)
(Knox Recovery / Veterans Treatment Court)
 
47. R-18-6-904   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the Knox County Juvenile Court and the Helen Ross McNabb Center to support the Juvenile Court's Safe Babies Court grant. 
(Juvenile Court)
 
48. R-18-6-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a grant contract in the amount of $10,000.00 with the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services for the continuation of a Juvenile Recovery Court program. (No local match required).
(Juvenile Court)
 
49. R-18-6-906   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, requesting the Metropolitan Planning Commission (MPC) to prepare a Hardin Valley Community Plan and to present the Community Plan to the Knox County Commission for review and approval.
(Commissioner Anders)
 
50. R-18-6-907  
To Be Added
Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a five-year Defined Services Contract with the Knoxville Zoological Gardens to provide funding in the amount of $5,000,000.00 over the contract term of July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2024 for the Zoo Knoxville Capital Campaign. (TO BE ADDED)
(County Mayor and Finance)
 
51. R-18-6-908   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, approving a Memorandum of Understanding in the amount of $365,000.00 with Great Schools Partnership to fully fund Project GRAD Knoxville's funding request for FY 2019.
(County Mayor)
 
52.    Consideration of the Acceptance of New County Roads:
A.)  Bald Cypress Lane located in Cambridge Shores, District 5.
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
53.   
1st Reading
Consideration of the closure of a portion of Twin Oak Lane as per the concept plan approved by MPC in May 2017. (DEFERRED FROM MAY) (FIRST READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
54.   
2ND
READING
Consideration of the closure of a portion of Twin Creek Road, between Martin Mill Pike and Governor John Sevier Highway. (DEFERRED FROM APRIL) (SECOND READING)
(Engineering and Public Works)
 
55.   
To Be Added
Line Item Transfers. (TO BE ADDED)
(Finance)
 
56.    Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor's Order reappointing John Griess to the Board of Commissioners of the First Utility District of Knox County.
(County Mayor)
 
57.    Spread of Record Travel for Commissioners Evelyn Gill, Hugh Nystrom, John Schoonmaker, Brad Anders, Charles Busler, Dave Wright and Carson Dailey.
(Commissioners Gill, Nystrom, Schoonmaker, Anders, Busler, Wright and Dailey)
 
58.    Presentation by the Knox County State Delegation on the legislation session. (DEFERRED FROM MAY)
(Commissioner Smith)
 
59.    Presentation of the Seven Islands Birding Park by Park Manager Justine Cucchiara.
(Commissioner Dailey)
 
60.   
To Be Added
Presentation by Lisa New, President and CEO of Zoo Knoxville on their annual report and tourism development. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Smith)
 
61.   
To Be Added
Discussion of repurposing County owned land. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Busler)
 
62.   
To Be Added
Discussion to announce an upcoming event to Knoxville in 2019. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Busler)
 
63.    Discussion item to set the date in September for the Knox County Commission Reorganization and Swearing-In of Elected Officials.
(Commissioner Busler)
 
64. Public Forum.
 
65. 5-C-18-RZ   Request of William A. Smith for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located north side of Greenwell Drive, east side of Pedigo Road. Commission District 7. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning by a vote of 14-0 (Consent). 
 
66. 5-E-18-RZ   Request of Hugh M. Patterson for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located east side of Ebenezer Road, north of Bexhill Drive. Commission District 4. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve RA (Low Density Residential) by a vote of 14-0 (Consent).
 
67. 5-B-18-SP   Request of Fresenius USD Manufacturing, Inc. for an East County Sector Plan Amendment from LDR (Low Density Residential) to GC (General Commercial). Property located east side of E Governor John Sevier Highway, north of Hammer Road. Commission District 8. MPC Action: Adopt Resolution # 5-B-18-SP, amending the East County
Sector Plan to GC (General Commercial) and recommend the Knox County Commission also adopt the sector plan amendment by a vote of 8-6.
 
68. 5-F-18-RZ   Request of Fresenius USD Manufacturing, Inc. for rezoning from A (Agricultural) and CA (General Business) to PC (Planned Commercial). Property located east side of E Governor John Sevier Highway, north of Hammer Road. Commission District 8. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PC (Planned Commercial) zoning consistent with the sector plan recommendation by a vote of 8-6.
 
69. 3-A-18-SP   Request of Randy Guignard for a North City Sector Plan amendment from AG (Agricultural), SLPA (Slope Protection Area) & STPA (Stream Protection Area) to LDR (Low Density Residential)), SLPA (Slope Protection Area) & STPA (Stream Protection Area). Property located northeast side of Beverly Road. south of Oakland Drive. Commission District 2. MPC Action: Adopt Resolution #3-A-18-SP, amending the North City Sector Plan map to LDR (Low Density Residential), SLPA (Slope Protection Area), & STPA (Stream Protection Area) designation, and recommend Knox County Commission also approve the sector plan amendment by a vote of 9-5.(DEFERRED FROM MAY)
 
70. 3-D-18-RZ   Request of Randy Guignard for rezoning from RB (General Residential), I (Industrial) and F (Floodway) to PR (Planned Residential) & F (Floodway) at a density up to 5 dwelling units per acre. Property location northeast side of Beverly Road, south of Oakland Drive. Commission District 2. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PR (Planned Residential) & F (Floodway) zoning at a density up to 2.75 dwelling units per acre by a vote of 9-5. (DEFERRED FROM MAY)
 
71. 4-I-18-RZ   Appeal by Ball Homes, LLC, of MPC denial of rezoning from BP (Business and Technology) / TO (Technology Overlay), A (Agricultural) / TO  (Technology Overlay) & PR (Planned Residential) / TO (Technology Overlay) at  up to 4 dwelling units per acre to PR (Planned Residential) / TO (Technology Overlay) at up to 5 dwelling units per acre. Property located northwest end of Bryant Lane, northwest of Hardin Valley Road. Commission District 6. MPC Recommendation: Deny PR (Planned Residential) / TO (Technology Overlay) zoning by a vote of 8-5. 
 

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