BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE

 

 

                                                                        AGENDA

                                                           

            Monday, January 23, 2017

                                                                       

                                                                                                                       

Commissioner Melvin Burgess, Chairman                                                            Commissioner Justin J. Ford          

Commissioner Heidi Shafer, Chairman Pro Tempore                                     Commissioner Eddie S. Jones, Jr.                                         

Commissioner Walter Bailey, Jr.                                                                       Commissioner Reginald Milton                 

Commissioner Steve Basar                                                                               Commissioner David Reaves                                          

Commissioner Mark Billingsley                                                                         Commissioner Terry Roland  

Commissioner Willie F. Brooks, Jr.                                                                  Commissioner Van D. Turner, Jr.              

Commissioner George B. Chism, Sr.                                                                     

 

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COMMISSION CONVENES

 

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER  

Chairman Melvin Burgess

 

 

 

 

OPENING OF THE COMMISSION

Deputy Sheriff

 

 

 

 

INVOCATION

Pastor Althea Greene

 

Real Life Ministries

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approval of Minutes of Previous Session
January 9, 2017

 

Announcement for Appearance Cards for Public Speaking/Public Comment Pursuant to Rule # 14(b)

 

 




C O N S E N T    A G E N D A


 

Resolutions of Memorial, Sympathy and Commendation

 

Zoning and Subdivisions

 

Reports and/or Resolutions for Standing Committees

 

BASAR

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

1.

Resolution to amend the FY2017 Operating Budget in the amount of $54,189.00 and amend to increase the contract between Shelby County Government and Nova copy, Inc. for copier and managed print services to increase the annual amount by $195,000.00 from $580,000.00 to not to exceed $775,000.00 over a one year period.  This item requires the additional appropriation of $54,189.00 of Information Technology Services Internal Service Funds and additional expenditure in an amount not to exceed $195,000.00.  Sponsored by Commissioner Steve Basar.

 

TURNER

Chairman, Public Works Committee

2.

Resolution approving a grant award contract from the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the National Disaster Resilience Program in the total amount of $140,915,342.00 for the period of January 1, 2017, through September 30, 2022; approving a $74,545,163.00 multi-year budget plan to complete the program; and amending the FY17 Operating Budget to appropriate grant funds in the amount of $8,563,401.00 in the Division of Planning and Development and the Position Control Budget to add three positions. This item requires the appropriation and expenditure of FY 2017 grant funds in the amount of $8,563,401.00. Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner and Commissioner Terry Roland.

 

 

MILTON

Chairman, Hospitals & Health Committee

3.

Resolution approving the expenditure of grant funds for the relocation of communication equipment from the Adams Building, 877 Jefferson Avenue, to the Turner Tower, 890 Madison Avenue, both of which are Regional One Buildings. Integrated Communications, Inc. is the contracted maintenance provider with Regional One for this project. This item requires expenditure of Healthcare Coalition Grant Funds in the amount of $52,281.60. Sponsored by Commissioner Reginald Milton.

 

MILTON

Chairman, Hospitals & Health Committee

4.

Resolution to amend the FY2017 HIV/AIDS Center of Excellence Grant Operating Budget in the amount of $27,100.00 to expend funds received from the Tennessee Department of Health (TDOH) and to amend the FY2017 Position Control Budget to add one (1) position for the period of January 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017. This amount will increase the grant contract from $317,200.00 to $344,300.00. This item requires the expenditure and appropriation of Federal Grant Funds in the amount of $27,100.00. Sponsored by Commissioner Reginald Milton.

 

BILLINGSLEY

Chairman, Law Enforcement, Corrections & Courts Committee

5.

Resolution amending the FY2017 Operating Budget in the amount of $73,087.00 and the Position Control Budget to hire two full-time durational victim witness coordinators and one temporary victim witness supervisor and appropriating said funds for the General Sessions Victim Coordinator Grant provided by the Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Programs to the Shelby County District Attorney's Office in the amount of $269,070.00 for the period of January 1, 2017 through June 30, 2019.  This item requires the expenditure of FY2017 State Grant Funds in the amount of $58,470.00.  Sponsored by Commissioner Mark Billingsley.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BASAR

Acting Chairman, Conservation Committee

6.

Resolution to grant one permanent pedestrian trail easement, totaling 1.979 acres in size, to the City of Memphis across real property jointly owned by City of Memphis and County of Shelby, for nominal consideration, for use on its proposed public pedestrian trail project along the Wolf River Greenway.  Sponsored by Commissioner David Reaves.

 

BASAR

Acting Chairman, Conservation Committee

7.

Resolution to grant two permanent pedestrian trail easements, collectively totaling .6091 acres in size, to the City of Memphis across real property jointly owned by City of Memphis and County of Shelby, for the use and benefit of the Chickasaw Basin Authority, for nominal consideration, for use on its proposed public pedestrian trail project along the Wolf River Greenway.  Sponsored by Commissioner David Reaves.

 

BILLINGSLEY

Vice Chairman, General Government Committee

8.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2017 Operating Budget in the amount of $1,500.00 to Binghampton Development Corporation, Inc., a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored Chairman Melvin Burgess.

 

BILLINGSLEY

Vice Chairman, General Government Committee

9.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2017 Operating Budget in the amount of $10,000.00 to Memphis Dental Society Charitable Fund, Inc., a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Mark Billingsley and Commissioner George Chism.

 

BILLINGSLEY

Vice Chairman, General Government Committee

10.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2017 Operating Budget in the amount of $5,000.00 to, Lewis-Help Today Foundation, Inc., a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie Jones.

 

BILLINGSLEY

Vice Chairman, General Government Committee

11.

Resolution approving the County Mayor's nomination of James Cole, Dr. E.C. Fields, John McNary, and Michael Freeman for reappointment to the Shelby County Historical Commission. Sponsored by Commissioner Justin Ford.

 

 

 

BILLINGSLEY

Vice Chairman, General Government Committee

12.

Resolution approving the County Mayor's nomination of James Holt for appointment to the Memphis and Shelby County Air Pollution Control Board. Sponsored by Commissioner Justin Ford.

 

JONES

Chairman, Core City, Neighborhoods and Housing

13.

A resolution approving a contract with Tioga Environmental Consultants, Inc. in the amount of $137,000.00 for lead based paint risk assessment and radon testing fees for the Department of Housing, Division of Planning and Development.  This item requires the expenditure of Federal Grant Funds in the amount of $137,000.00. Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie S. Jones.

 

Approval of the Consent Agenda

 

R E G U L A R    A G E N D A

 

Elections, Appointments, and Confirmations

 

BILLINGSLEY

Vice Chairman, General Government Committee

14.

Resolution approving the County Mayor's nomination of Cary Vaughn for appointment to the Board of Directors for the Economic Development Growth Engine Industrial Development Board (EDGE Board) of the City of Memphis and County of Shelby, Tennessee.  Sponsored by Commissioner Justin Ford.

 

BILLINGSLEY

Vice Chairman, General Government Committee

15.

Resolution approving the Mayor's nomination of Lakisha Harper, Rev. Thomas Momberg, Michael Thomas and Anne Thomas for appointment to the Countywide Juvenile Justice Consortium.  Sponsored by Commissioner Justin Ford.

 

Ordinances

 

Zoning and Subdivisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reports and/or Resolutions for Standing Committees

 

CHISM

Vice Chairman, Education Committee

16.

Resolution receiving and filing the First Quarter Report of the Shelby County Board of Education for the year ending June 30, 2017.  Sponsored by Commissioner Walter Bailey, Jr. (SENT DOWN WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION IN JANUARY 18, 2017 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

CHISM

Vice Chairman, Education Committee

17.

Resolution ratifying and approving amendments by the Shelby County Board of Education to their Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2017 in the amount of $217,389.00, as adopted by the Shelby County Board of Education on November 29, 2016. Sponsored by Commissioner Walter Bailey, Jr.  (SENT DOWN WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION IN JANUARY 18, 2017 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

BILLINGSLEY

Vice Chairman, General Government Committee

18.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2017 Operating Budget in the amount of $7,500.00 to Speech and Hearing Center of the Mid-South dba Memphis Oral School for the Deaf, Inc., a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Mark Billingsley and Commissioner Terry Roland.  (AMENDED IN JANUARY 18, 2017 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

BILLINGSLEY

Vice Chairman, General Government Committee

19.

Resolution approving the election of Notaries Public for appointment and/or reappointment for Shelby County, Tennessee.  Sponsored by Chairman Melvin Burgess.

 

ROLAND

Chairman, Legislative Affairs Committee

20.

Resolution amending the 2017 Shelby County Board of Commissioners' Legislative Agenda.  Sponsored by Commissioner Terry Roland.  (AMENDED IN JANUARY 18, 2017 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

Announcements/Statements

 

Adjournment

 

 

 

21.

Adjournment to Monday, February 6, 2017; at 3:00 p.m.