BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE

 

 

                                                                        AGENDA

                                                           

            Monday, January 11, 2016

                                                                       

                                                                                                                       

Commissioner Terry Roland, Chairman                                             Commissioner George B. Chism, Sr.   

Commissioner Van D. Turner, Jr., Chairman Pro Tempore           Commissioner Justin J. Ford                            

Commissioner Walter Bailey, Jr.                                                         Commissioner Eddie S. Jones, Jr.

Commissioner Steve Basar                                                                 Commissioner Reginald Milton                               

Commissioner Mark Billingsley                                                       Commissioner David Reaves

Commissioner Willie F. Brooks, Jr.                                                    Commissioner Heidi Shafer                                                 

Commissioner Melvin Burgess           

 

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COMMISSION CONVENES

 

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER  

Chairman Terry Roland

 

 

 

 

OPENING OF THE COMMISSION

Deputy Sheriff

 

 

 

 

INVOCATION

Pastor Renardo Ward

 

Greater Harvest

Church of God in Christ

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approval of Minutes of Previous Session
December 7, 2015

 

 

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

 

TURNER

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

1.

Resolution approving the purchase of copy paper, letter & legal from American Paper & Twine Company, for various departments of Shelby County Government.  This item requires expenditure of County Operating Funds in the estimated amount of $198,742.80. Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner.

 

TURNER

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

2.

Resolution approving the purchase of office supply services from X-Cel Business Products, LLC, on behalf of Shelby County Government.  This item requires expenditure of County General Funds in the estimated amount not to exceed $300,000.00. Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner.

 

TURNER

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

3.

Resolution to approve the purchase of Avaya Aura Contact Center SIP upgrade from Scottel Voice & Data, Inc., DBA Black Box Network Services, in the amount of $87,645.81.  This requires the expenditure of FY16 Information Technology Internal Services Funds in the amount of $87,645.81. Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner.

 

TURNER

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

4.

Resolution to approve the purchase of PC equipment from Unistar.  This item requires the expenditure of County Internal Service funds in the amount of $172,136.00.  Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner.

 

 

TURNER

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

5.

Resolution to approve a contract with Manatron, Inc. – a Thomson Reuters Business for the provision of managed services in support of the property tax payment and collection system for the Shelby County Trustee's Office in an amount not to exceed $76,800.00 annually. This item requires the expenditure of County General Operating Funds in the amount of $76,800.00. Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner.

 

CHISM

Chairman, Public Works Committee

6.

Resolution approving a contract between Shelby County Government and ANF Architects, Inc. for providing architectural and engineering design services for the renovation of 1060 Madison Avenue. This item requires expenditure of FY16 County Capital Improvement Program Funds in the amount of $273,000.00 and appropriates said funds. Cosponsored by Commissioners George Chism and Walter Bailey, Jr.

 

CHISM

Chairman, Public Works Committee

7.

Resolution approving a contract between Shelby County Government and BRG3S architects for providing architectural and engineering design services for implementation of Health Department Master Plan.  This item requires expenditure of FY16 County Capital Improvement Program Funds in the amount of $396,000.00 and appropriates said funds. Cosponsored by Commissioners George Chism and Reginald Milton.

 

CHISM

Chairman, Public Works Committee

8.

A resolution approving a contract with Powers Hill Design, LLC., for professional engineering and environmental services for the Hacks Cross Road widening CIP Project #301089 in the amount of $203,500.00 and an extra work allowance of $20,000.00 for a total amount of $223,500.00.  This item requires the expenditure and appropriation of FY 2016 CIP Funds in the amount of $223,500.00. Sponsored by Commissioner George Chism.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CHISM

Chairman, Public Works Committee

9.

A resolution amending the FY 2016 Operating Budget and appropriating funds in the amount of $1,271,854.00 for Congestion Management Air Quality grant funds through the Tennessee Department of Transportation for traffic signal and intersection improvements in Shelby County. This resolution requires the expenditure of Federal through State grant funds in the amount of $1,271,854.00.  Sponsored by Commissioner George Chism.

 

CHISM

Chairman, Public Works Committee

10.

Resolution amending the FY 2016 Operating Budget and approving the purchase of Fleet replacement vehicles from Shelbyville Chrysler Products, Inc., Dobbs Ford Inc. dba Autonation Ford, Landers Ford and Chuck Hutton Chevrolet for Shelby County Government and appropriates Internal Service Funds in the amount of $1,213,982.48. This item requires the expenditure of Codes Enforcement Funds in the amount of $124,789.80, Corrections Funds in the amount of $278,659.00, Vector Control Funds in the amount of $125,618.44, and Internal Service Funds in the amount of $1,213,982.48 for a total amount of $1,743,049.42. Sponsored by Commissioner George Chism.

 

BILLINGSLEY

Chairman, Law Enforcement, Fire, Corrections & Courts Committee

11.

Resolution to amend the FY 2016 Operating Budget to expend grant funds in the amount of $200,000.00 from the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation, Governor's Highway Safety Office for the reduced impaired and distracted driving (R.I.D.D.) unit. This item requires appropriation and expenditure of Federal thought State grant funds in the amount of $200,000.00. Sponsored by Commissioner Mark Billingsley.

 

BILLINGSLEY

Chairman, Law Enforcement, Fire, Corrections & Courts Committee

12.

Resolution to amend the FY 2016 Operating Budget to expend grant funds in the amount of $4,780.00 from the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation, Governor's Highway Safety Office. This item requires appropriation and expenditure of Federal through State grant funds in the amount of $4,780.00. Sponsored by Commissioner Mark Billingsley.

 

 

BILLINGSLEY

Chairman, Law Enforcement, Fire, Corrections & Courts Committee

13.

Resolution to amend the FY 2015 Operating Budget to expend grant funds in the amount of $15,000.00 from the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation, Governor's Highway Safety Office. This item requires appropriation and expenditure of Federal through State grant funds in the amount of $15,000.00.  Sponsored by Commissioner Mark Billingsley.

 

BILLINGSLEY

Chairman, Law Enforcement, Fire, Corrections & Courts Committee

14.

Resolution amending the FY2016 Operating Budget to expend funds for the Violence Against Women grant by the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office. This item requires the appropriation and expenditure of grant funds in the amount of $125,304.00.  Sponsored by Commissioner Mark Billingsley.

 

REAVES

Chairman, Education Committee

15.

Resolution ratifying and approving amendments by the Shelby County Board of Education to their Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2016 for a net reduction in the amount of $3,707,580.00 as adopted by the Shelby County Board of Education on November 24, 2015. Sponsored by Commissioner David Reaves.

 

REAVES

Vice Chairman, Community Services Committee

16.

Resolution to amend the FY 2016 Operating Budget in the amount of $463,191.00 and to appropriate said funds.  This item requires expenditure of Federal grant funds from the Department of Justice for the Defending Childhood Initiative in the amount of $463,191.00. Sponsored by Commissioner Walter Bailey, Jr.

 

REAVES

Vice Chairman, Community Services Committee

17.

Resolution approving a contract with Alliance Healthcare Services for the provision of Detoxification, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services in the amount of $354,166.65 for the period of February 1, 2016 through June 30, 2016, with two options to renew for one-year periods in the annual amount of $850,000.00. This item requires the expenditure of County General Funds.  Sponsored by Commissioner Walter Bailey, Jr.  (AMENDED IN JANUARY 6, 2016 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

 

FORD

Chairman, General Government Committee

18.

Resolution awarding County funds from the FY 2016 Operating Budget in the amount of $ 5,000.00 to Dream Interfaith Ministries, Inc., a Non-Profit Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Chairman Terry Roland.

 

FORD

Chairman, General Government Committee

19.

Resolution by the Board of Commissioners of Shelby County, Tennessee, approving a contract with MS Alcorn Ventures for the provision of Governmental Relations and lobbying services for matters before the Tennessee General Assembly. This item requires expenditure of Legislative Operations Funds in the amount not to exceed One Hundred and Two Thousand Dollars. Sponsored by Commissioner Heidi Shafer.

 

FORD

Chairman, General Government Committee

20.

Resolution approving the County Mayor's nomination of Donnell Cobbins for reappointment to the Downtown Parking Authority. Sponsored by Chairman Terry Roland.

 

FORD

Chairman, General Government Committee

21.

Resolution approving Alisa Haushalter as the Director of the Division of Health Services of Shelby County Government.  Sponsored by Commissioner Reginald Milton.

 

JONES

Chairman, Delinquent Tax Property Committee

22.

A resolution approving the conveyance of four unimproved parcels of County owned delinquent tax property to Memphis Business Academy, a Tennessee Not-For-Profit Corporation, for nominal consideration; and to authorize the Shelby County Mayor to execute quit claim deeds. Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie Jones.

 

JONES

Chairman, Delinquent Tax Property Committee

23.

Resolution finding that twenty properties, scheduled for tax sale number 1301 on January 19, 2016 pose an environmental risk or are non-conforming or non-buildable so as to allow the County Commission to advise the Clerk of the Chancery Court to not make a bid on such properties on behalf of Shelby County Government. Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie Jones.

 

 

 

JONES

Chairman, Delinquent Tax Property Committee

24.

Resolution approving the sale of thirty-four County owned delinquent tax parcels, acquired from various Shelby County Trustee tax sales, to identified purchasers at various prices collectively totaling $128,770.00, pursuant to the sale provisions of Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 67-5-2507, and authorizing the Shelby County Mayor to execute quit claim deeds. Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie Jones.

 

Approval of the Consent Agenda

 

R E G U L A R    A G E N D A

 

Elections, Appointments, and Confirmations

 

Ordinances

 

Zoning and Subdivisions

 

JONES

Chairman, Land Use, Planning, Transportation & Codes Committee

25.

CASE NO. H.M.W. 15-11 CO

APPLICANT:     Southwind Lodging, LLC

LOCATION:       4090 Stansell Court

REQUEST:        Waiver of Special Permit requirement for an existing hotel change of ownership

RECOMMENDATION:

Memphis & Shelby County Office of Planning & Development:

                               NO RECOMMENDATION

Opposition/Interested Property Owners

                               None

 

 

 

 

 

 

JONES

Chairman, Land Use, Planning, Transportation & Codes Committee

26.

CASE NO. H.M.W. 15-12 CO

APPLICANT:   Bhupender Patel

LOCATION:     4068 Stansell Court

REQUEST:     Waiver of Special Permit requirement for an existing hotel change of ownership

RECOMMENDATION:

Memphis & Shelby County Office of Planning & Development:

                     NO RECOMMENDATION

Opposition/Interested Property Owners

                     None

 

Reports and/or Resolutions for Standing Committees

 

FORD

Chairman, General Government Committee

27.

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

 

FORD

Chairman, General Government Committee

28.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2016 Operating Budget in the amount of $6,000.00 to Young Actors Guild, Inc., a Non-Profit Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie Jones and Commissioner Van D. Turner.  (AMENDED IN JANUARY 6, 2016 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

Announcements/Statements

 

Adjournment

 

 

 

29.

Adjournment to Monday, January 25, 2016 at 3:00 p.m.