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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, VICE-CHAIR
HUGH NYSTROM, 4TH DISTRICT
JOHN SCHOONMAKER, 5TH DISTRICT
BRAD ANDERS, 6TH DISTRICT
CHARLES BUSLER, 7TH DISTRICT
DAVE WRIGHT, 8TH DISTRICT, CHAIRMAN
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 REGULAR SESSION ON MONDAY, AUGUST 28, 2017 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.
 
             
I.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (5:00 P.M.):
 
    A.  Public Forum

         1.  Tom Driskill - Stolen property.
 
B.  Honorary Resolutions
 
RLA-*R-17-8-101   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee honoring the Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK) girls softball team for winning the State Championship.
(Commissioner Smith)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
C.  Devotional

         Commissioner Evelyn Gill
 
D.  Pledge to the Flag

         Commissioner Ed Brantley
 
E.  Approval of Minutes of Previous Meeting
 
F.  Amendments to the Agenda
 
G.  Drives and Roads
 
H.  Line Item Transfers
 
RLA-    Line Item Transfers.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
 
I.  Notary Applications
 
J.  Resolutions
      (Consent Calendar and Resolutions not on Consent)
 
RLA-*R-17-8-110   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving the reappointment of Michael Edwards to the Board of Directors of The Development Corporation of Knox County.
(The Development Corporation)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-111   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee accepting the resignation of Blaise Burch from the Board of Directors of The Development Corporation of Knox County and approving the appointment of Buddy Heins to complete the unfulfilled term of Blaise Burch on said Board.
(The Development Corporation)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-112   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee appointing Elizabeth Eason to the Knox County Board of Construction Standards and Applications.
(County Mayor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-201   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with ACT Aspire, LLC for the provision of periodic assessments for grades 6-8 at a cost of $14,580.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-202   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a one-year Subscription and Technical Assistance Agreement for COR Advantage Child Assessment licenses for Special Education and Special Education Preschool at a cost of $6,824.65.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-203   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a one-year Subscription and Technical Assistance Agreement for COR Advantage Child Assessment licenses for Sam E. Hill Preschool at a cost of $2,020.20.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-204   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Host Contract with Marzano Research, LLC for the provision of seven (7) days of on-site training regarding Personalized Competency Based Education at Vine Magnet Middle School at a cost of $42,000.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-205   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Letter of Agreement with Kagan Professional Development for presentation of a Kagan Cooperative Learning Day 2 Workshop at Fulton High School at an estimated cost of $4,799.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-206   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Quotation and Terms & Conditions of Business with A-List Services, LLC for the provision of books and services for the ACT Prep Class at Gibbs High School at a cost of $2,433.97.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-207   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Standard Rental Service Agreement with Cintas to provide chemical and towel supply services for the School Nutrition Department for up to $350,000.00 annually as needed.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-208   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Group Contract with Riverview Inn for the provision of lodging for the Hardin Valley Academy Band to attend a band competition at Austin Peay University on September 22-24, 2017 at a cost of $7,141.37.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-209   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with Premier Transportation, LLC for the provision of bus transportation for the Hardin Valley Academy Band to attend a band competition at Austin Peay University on September 22-24, 2017 at a cost of $8,445.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-210   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with Premier Transportation, LLC for the provision of bus transportation for the Hardin Valley Academy Band to attend a band competition at Middle Tennessee State University on October 28-29, 2017 at a cost of $8,450.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-211   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a proposal letter from Vienna Coffee Company, LLC for the provision of equipment and supplies for the South-Doyle High School marketing class to sell coffee and tea in the school store.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-212   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Production Contract with Music Theatre International for the provision of materials and books for Beaumont Magnet Academy's production of Disney's Mulan Jr. at a cost of $590.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-213   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with Taylor Publishing Company dba Balfour for the publication of yearbooks, cap and gowns, class rings, and other school-related items for the 2017-2018 school year for South-Doyle High School.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-214   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a form agreement with The Standard to allow school administrators the authority to approve this agreement for a prom or event venue.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-215   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a form agreement with The Mill & Mine to allow school administrators the authority to approve this agreement for a prom or event venue.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-216   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the Tennessee Department of Education to provide for an award in the amount of $185,000.00 with required matching funds in the amount of $15,000.00 for developing and maintaining the Coordinated School Health Initiative for fiscal year 2017-2018.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-217   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of the "Thank America's Teachers" grant award from Farmers Insurance in the amount of $2,500.00 for a library coffee bar at Fulton High School.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-218   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of donations from State Representative Harry Brooks in the amount of $19,283.00 for Carter High School, $25,932.00 for Gibbs High School, $10,639.00 for Halls High School, and $10,639.00 for South-Doyle High School for a total amount of $66,493.00.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-219   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of donations from the Hull Family, Goddard Industrial and Goddard Machine & Design, Griffin Electric Company, and Jim Atchley Masonry with a value of $17,335.00 for the replacement of the gates and fencing at the entrance to the football field at South-Doyle High School.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-220   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of a donation in the amount of $16,000.00 from Pilot Corporation to be used for the purchase of new wrestling mats for the Fulton High School wrestling program.
(Schools)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-221   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Kagan Professional Development for the provision of cooperative learning training and materials for the term of August 1, 2017 through July 31, 2018  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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-222   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $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)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-301   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Knoxville for the administration of the 2017 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) award and authorizing the acceptance of grant funding in the amount up to $74,369.50 as Knox County's portion of the grant award.
(Sheriff)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-401   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Primos Land Company, LLC for property located at 1217 Tipton Station Road (a portion of CLT # 137-031).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-402   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Emory Wings, LLC for property located at 119 E. Emory Road (CLT # 057AA00801).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-403   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Kilgore Properties, LLC for property located at 424 W. Ford Valley Road (CLT # 123MF011).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-404   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with Noah Luke Myers, R. Knick Myers, and Glenn A. Laiken for property located at 2587 Willow Point Way (CLT # 104-01704).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-405   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Covenants for Permanent Maintenance of Stormwater Facilities and Best Management Practices with M & M Partners for property located at 0 Lovelace Road (a portion of CLT # 129-032).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-R-17-8-406   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Tennessee Guardrail, Inc. to provide guardrail installation and maintenance services.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-407   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a budget supplement No. 1 proposal in the amount of $40,078.25 with Robert G. Campbell & Associates for an additional 45-60 days of Construction Engineering Inspection services as part of the Gibbs Middle School Transportation Improvements Project. (This amount will be fully reimbursed to Knox County by the contractor, APAC - Atlantic, Inc., in the form of liquidated damages assessed as a penalty for not completing the project within the specified timeline)
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-R-17-8-408   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving ten (10) Agreements with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for safety improvements at the following highway-rail grade crossing locations: Brown Road near Rudder Road, Rudder Road near Brown Road, Ball Camp Pike near Ball Road, Boruff Road between Emory Road and McGinnis Road, Ball Camp Pike near Lobetti Road, Parker Road near Loves Creek Road, Goff Road near Brown Road, Mount Olive Road near Berry Road, West Brushy Valley Road near Heiskell Road, and Crisman Road near West Raccoon Valley Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-409   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a State Aid Contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the resurfacing of Pleasant Ridge Road from SR 9 (Clinton Highway) to Knoxville City Limits for an estimated project cost of $256,500.00 with $251,370.00 (98%) provided by TDOT and $5,130.00 (2%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-410   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a State Aid Contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the resurfacing of Northshore Road from Concord Road to Choto Road for an estimated project cost of $393,500.00 with $385,630.00 (98%) provided by TDOT and $7,870.00 (2%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-411   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a State Aid Contract with the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) for the resurfacing of Pelleaux Road from SR 131 (Emory Road) to SR 71 (Norris Freeway) for an estimated project cost of $278,300.00 with $272,734.00 (98%) provided by TDOT and $5,566.00 (2%) provided by Knox County.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-412   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving contracts with Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure, Americas, Gresham, Smith and Partners, and Volkert, Inc. for Construction Engineering Inspection services.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-413   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $129,490.00 with Southern Constructors, Inc. for pedestrian crossing improvements at Cedar Bluff Elementary and Middle Schools, Bluegrass Elementary School and West Valley Middle School, which Change Order provides for the addition of flashing beacons at the pedestrian crossings along Ebenezer Road.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-414   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract between Knox County and the Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) relative to the CAC AmeriCorps program.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-415   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a contract with Tri County Auto Service to provide diesel engine repair services for the Knox County Fleet Service Center.
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-416   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a grant contract in the amount of $1,000.00 with the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency for the provision of Riparian Conservation and Best Management Practices along Meadow Creek (no local match required).
(Engineering and Public Works)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-501   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with Breakthrough Corporation to provide $16,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for the operation of a community and employment services program for autistic adults. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds). (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-502   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the Helen Ross McNabb Center to provide $16,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds to provide comprehensive indigent mental health services for adults and children. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-503   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the Knoxville Academy of Medicine Foundation to provide $16,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for the operation of Knoxville Area Project Access (KAPA). (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-504   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with Catholic Charities of East Tennessee, Inc. to provide $9,225.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds to upgrade the kitchen with electrical wiring and commercial appliances at the Samaritan Place facility. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-505   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with HomeSource East Tennessee to provide $16,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for a full-time Senior Care Coordinator to provide limited case management and counseling services for the seniors at Blueberry Ridge, Riverbirch Village, and Willow Place senior apartment complexes. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-506   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement with the Knoxville/Knox County
Community Action Committee (CAC) to provide $513,901.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for administrative program costs and rehabilitation construction services for single-family owner-occupied, low-income homeowners. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-507   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement with the Knox County Public Defender's Community Law Office to provide $16,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for an intensive recidivism prevention and case management program. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-508   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with Neighborhood Housing, Inc. to provide $45,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for the Operation Backyard Program to provide minor home repairs for low-income homeowners in Knox County. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-509   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the Senior Citizens Home Assistance Service, Inc. to provide $16,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds to provide home health care training and certification for Knox County residents. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-510   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum of Understanding and Agreement with Knoxville's Community Development Corporation (KCDC) to provide $55,504.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds to replace decks and sidewalks at Autumn Landing apartment complex. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-511   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the University of Tennessee to provide $10,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for the Knoxville Homeless Management Information System. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-512   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the Volunteer Ministry Center (VMC) to provide $15,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for the Bush Family Refuge to provide emergency assistance to income eligible individuals and families to prevent homelessness. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-513   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the Volunteer Ministry Center (VMC) to provide $15,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for the operation of the VMC Dental Clinic. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds)(DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-514   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with the Knoxville Area Urban League to provide $15,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for homeowner financial capability and foreclosure prevention. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-515   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with Sertoma Center, Inc. to provide $6,500.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for the replacement of the HVAC system and interior painting at 2521 Washington Avenue, a supportive housing residence for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-516   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with Sertoma Center, Inc. to provide $11,000.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for the installation of vinyl flooring and an HVAC system at 2013 Emoriland Boulevard, a supportive housing residence for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-517   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with Sertoma Center, Inc. to provide $3,500.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for the installation of vinyl flooring at 6831 September Lane, a supportive housing residence for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-518   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an agreement with Sertoma Center, Inc. to provide $2,500.00 in 2017 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program funds for the replacement of a wheelchair ramp at 4721 Washington Pike, a supportive housing residence for adults with intellectual and physical disabilities. (Federally funded through HUD CDBG program funds) (DEFERRED FROM JULY)
(Community Development)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-601   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an Affiliation Agreement with Utah State University on behalf of its Dietetic Internship Program to provide experiential learning through clinical and/or practical work for dietetic students/interns for a five-year period beginning July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2022.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-602   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County,Tennessee approving an Affiliation Agreement with East Tennessee State University on behalf of its College of Clinical and Rehabilitative Health Sciences to provide experiential learning through clinical and/or practical work for certain students/interns for a five-year period beginning September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2022.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-603   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Data Use Agreement between Rural/Metro of Tennessee, L.P. and the Knox County Health Department to enable the sharing of Limited Data Sets for the purpose of tracking naloxone deployment, drug overdose and other public health threats.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-R-17-8-604   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving an Extension of Ambulance Service Agreement with Rural/Metro of Tennessee, L.P. to provide medical ambulance services in Knox County for an additional five (5) year term (July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2023) as allowed in the current contract, subject to County Commission approval.
(Health Department)
Work Session Recommendation: No Recommendation 8-2-1-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-801   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee designating/committing and appropriating funds in the total amount of $4,166,794.79 from fiscal year 2017 to fiscal year 2018 for various funds and departments.
(Finance)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-802   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving (1) a Lease Agreement between Knox County, Tennessee and Young-Williams Animal Center of East Tennessee and (2) a Defined Services Contract by and among Knox County, Tennessee, the City of Knoxville, Tennessee, and Young-Williams Animal Center of East Tennessee.
(Procurement)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-803   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving Amendment II to Knox County Contract No. 13-571 with Sword and Shield Enterprise Security for consulting services, which amendment adds to the Contract a Master Consulting Agreement and Appendix 1 for a HIPAA Risk Assessment/Gap Analysis and Sensitive Data Discovery Scan for Knox County Government, excluding the Knox County Schools and the Knox County Sheriff’s Office at a cost of $49,750.00.
(Risk Management)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-901   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of additional funding in the amount up to $67,435.00 for the period of April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2018 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Knox County Air Quality Management's ongoing PM 2.5 Air Monitoring Program.
(Air Quality)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-902   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee authorizing the acceptance of additional grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the amount up to $106,853.00 in support of Knox County Air Quality Management's ongoing Air Pollution Control Program.
(Air Quality)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-903   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee approving a Memorandum for a doctoral student in Counseling Psychology at the University of Tennessee to conduct a case study of veterans services at the Knox County Veterans Treatment Court.
(Knox Recovery / Veterans Treatment Court)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0

 
 
RLA-*R-17-8-904   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 and install an electronic accounting system for the Knox County Juvenile Court Clerk's Office in the amount not to exceed $66,430.00 for the first year of the contract amendment.
(Circuit Court Clerk's Office)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-*R-17-8-905   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee accepting the new certified tax rate based on the reappraisal and establishing an official tax rate for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017 and ending June 30, 2018. (TO BE ADDED)
(Property Assessor)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-R-17-8-906   Consideration of a Resolution of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee urging Chancellor Davenport of the University of Tennessee Knoxville to opt out of the State Facilities Outsourcing Plan. (TO BE ADDED)
(Commissioner Gill)
Work Session Recommendation: Withdraw 11-0-0-0
 
K.  Ordinances on First Reading
 
L.  Ordinances on Second Reading
 
M.  Public Forum
 
N.  Other Business
 
RLA-    Spread of Record the Knox County Mayor's Order appointing Darla Berdal to the Board of Commissioners of the First Utility District of Knox County, Tennessee.
(County Mayor)
 
RLA-    Discussion of billing complaints for Rural Metro.
(Commissioner Busler)
 
III.     CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL (7:00 P.M.):
 
A.      Zoning Requests
 
RLA-7-B-17-SP   Request of David Hobbs for a Northwest County Sector Plan Amendment from LDR (Low Density Residential) to GC (General Commercial). Property located north side of Hardin Valley Road, east of Steele Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Action: Adopt Resolution #7-B-17-SP, amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to GC (General Commercial) and recommend the Knox County Commission also adopt the sector plan amendment.
 
RLA-7-B-17-RZ   Request of David Hobbs for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to CA (General Business). Property located north side of Hardin Valley Road, east of Steele Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve CA (General Business) zoning, subject to the landscaping requirements of the CN (Neighborhood Commercial) zoning district by a vote of 11-4.
 
RLA-7-C-17-SP   Request of Victor Jernigan for a Southwest County Sector Plan Amendment from LDR (Low Density Residential) to MDR (Medium Density Residential).  Property located north side of Canton Hollow Road, east of Woody Drive. COMMISSION DISTRICT 5. MPC Action: Adopt Resolution #7-C-17-SP, amending the Southwest County Sector Plan to MDR (Medium Density Residential) and recommend the Knox County Commission also approve the sector plan amendment by a vote of 12-3.
 
RLA-7-G-17-RZ   Request of Victor Jernigan for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 8 dwelling units per acre.  Property located north side of Canton Hollow Road, east of Woody Drive. COMMISSION DISTRICT 5. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning at a density up to 8 dwelling units per acre by a vote of 12-3.
 
RLA-7-H-17-SP   Request of Mesana Investments for a Northwest County Sector Plan Amendment from AG (Agricultural) to LDR (Low Density Residential). Property located southeast side of Yarnell Road, northeast of Lamons Quarry Lane. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Action: Adopt Resolution #7-H-17-SP, amending the Northwest County Sector Plan to LDR (Low Density Residential) and recommend the Knox County Commission also adopt the sector plan amendment by a vote of 15-0.
 
RLA-7-M-17-RZ   Request of Mesana Investments for a rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential) at a density up to 5 dwelling units per acre. Property located southeast side of Yarnell Road, northeast of Lamons Quarry Lane. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC  Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning at a density up to 3 dwelling units per acre by a vote of 15-0.
 
RLA-1-F-17-RZ   Request of DK Development for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to PR (Planned Residential) at up to 5 dwelling units per acre. Property located north side of Beaver Ridge Road, east of Lindal Road. COMMISSION DISTRICT 6. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve PR (Planned Residential) zoning at a density up to 5 dwelling units per acre by a vote of 15-0.
 
RLA-7-C-17-RZ   Request of Serghey Botezat for rezoning from A (Agricultural) to RA (Low Density Residential). Property located northeast side of Teague Way, northwest of Greenwell Drive. COMMISSION DISTRICT 7. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission Approve RA (Low Density Residential) zoning by a vote of 14-0-1 (consent).
 
RLA-5-D-17-SP   Request of Thomas Brooks for a Southwest County Sector Plan Amendment from O (Office) to LDR (Low Density Residential). Property located west side of S Peters Road, South of Kingston Pike. Commission District 3. MPC Action: Adopt Resolution #5-D-17-SP, amending the Southwest County Sector Plan to LDR (Low Density Residential) and recommend the Knox County Commission also adopt the amendment by a vote of 12-0 (Consent). (DEFERRED FROM JULY PENDING NOTIFICATION OF APPLICANT)
 
RLA-5-D-17-RZ   Request of Thomas Brooks for rezoning from OA (Office Park) to RAE (Exclusive Residential). Property located west side of S Peters Road, south of Kingston Pike. Commission District 3. MPC Recommendation: Recommend the Knox County Commission approve RAE (Exclusive Residential) zoning by a vote of 12-0 (Consent). 
(DEFERRED FROM JULY PENDING NOTIFICATION OF APPLICANT)
 
B.      Zoning Appeals
 
C.       Amendments to the Knox County Zoning Ordinance 
 
RLA-O-17-8-101   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, Article 5, Section 5.11 - RA Low Density Residential Zone, Section 5.12 - RB General Residential Zone, Section 5.13 - PR Planned Residential Zone, Section 5.21 - E Estates Zone, Section 5.22 - A Agricultural Zone, and Section 5.36 T Transition Zone, and adding a new Article 4, Section 4.104 - Standards for the use-on-review approval of rural retreats, to establish regulations for rural retreat facilities in the Agricultural, Low Density Residential, General Residential, Estates, Transition, and Planned Residential Zoning Districts. (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-O-17-8-102   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, Article 5, Section 5.36 - T Transition Zone and Section 5.41 - OB Office, Medical, and Related Services Zone, and adding a new Article 4, Section 4.105 - Standards for use-on-review approval of supportive housing, related to supportive housing. (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-O-17-8-103   Consideration of an Ordinance of the Commission of Knox County, Tennessee, amending the Knox County Code, Appendix A - Zoning, Article 5, Section 5.38 - CN Neighborhood Commercial Zone, and adding a new Article 4, Section 4.106 - Standards for the use-on-review approval of self-service storage facilities in the CN Zoning District, related to self-service storage facilities in the CN Neighborhood Commercial Zone. (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (FIRST READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
RLA-O-17-7-102   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, Article 4, Section 4.97 - Standards for the approval of indoor and outdoor paintball ranges, and Article 5, Section 5.22 - A Agricultural Zone, regarding indoor facilities as a use on review in the agricultural district. (Ord. No. O-90-9-130, adopted 9-10-90, as amended). (SECOND READING)
(Metropolitan Planning Commission)
Work Session Recommendation: Approve 11-0-0-0
 
D.      Other Business
 
E.      Adjournment
 

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