BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE

 

 

                                                                        AGENDA

                                                           

            Monday, November 18, 2019

                                                                       

                                                                                                                       

Commissioner Mark Billingsley, Chairman                                                Commissioner Reginald Milton Commissioner Eddie S. Jones, Jr. Chairman Pro Tempore                              Commissioner Brandon G. Morrison           

Commissioner David C. Bradford                                                                 Commissioner Tami Sawyer

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

Commissioner Edmund Ford, Jr.                                                                   Commissioner Michael Whaley    

Commissioner Mickell Lowery                                                                      Commissioner Mick Wright

Commissioner Amber Mills                      

 

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                                                            11/15/2019 3:32 PM

3:00 PM        

COMMISSION CONVENES

 

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER  

Chairman Mark Billingsley

 

 

 

 

OPENING OF THE COMMISSION

Deputy Sheriff

 

 

 

 

INVOCATION

Dr. George Robertson, Pastor

 

Second Presbyterian Church

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

 

 

 

Approval of Minutes of Previous Session
November 4, 2019

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Presentation: Build Grant for bus rapid transit line (10 minutes)
John Zeanah, Director Memphis and Shelby County Division of Planning and Development
Gary Rosenfeld, Chief Executive Officer

Memphis Area Transit Authority

 



C O N S E N T    A G E N D A

 

Resolutions of Memorial, Sympathy and Commendation

 

 

2.

Resolution of gratitude for Second Presbyterian Church and her impact on the City of Memphis and around the World in advancing the Gospel.  Sponsored by Commissioner Brandon Morrison.

 

 

3.

Presentation of a joint proclamation from the Shelby County Board of Commissioners and Shelby County Mayor in honor of Shelby County’s Bicentennial celebration.  Sponsored by Chairman Mark Billingsley.

 

Zoning and Subdivisions

 

Reports and/or Resolutions for Standing Committees

 

JONES

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

4.

Resolution approving a contract with Zayo Group, LLC for Information Technology Services East Data Center internet connection for an amount not to exceed $111,600.00, commencing upon the execution of contract through June 30, 2023, with the option to renew for two (2) additional one (1) year periods.  This item requires an annual expenditure of FY2020 Information Technology Services Internal Service Funds not to exceed $18,600.00 annually. Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie Jones.

 

 

 

 

JONES

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

5.

Resolution amending the FY2020 Budget in the amount of $5,000 by accepting an Honorarium Award from The Fund For Shared Insight In Support Of The Work Of The Countywide Juvenile Justice Consortium.  This item requires the appropriation and expenditure of FY2020 Private Donor Funds in the amount of $5,000.  Sponsored by Commissioner Reginald Milton.

 

JONES

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

6.

Resolution receiving and filing the Summary Financial Report for the First Quarter of Fiscal Year 2020 for Shelby County Government.  Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie Jones.

 

BRADFORD

Chairman, Public Works Committee

7.

Resolution approving the purchase of various heavy equipment by the Shelby County Roads, Bridges and Engineering Department in the amount of $923,879.25 from CMI Equipment Sales, Inc., CRAFCO, INC., H & E Equipment Services, Heavy Machines, Inc., Scruggs Equipment Company, Inc., Stribling Equipment Company, Diamond International Trucks d/b/a Summit Truck Group of Memphis, and Tennessee Tractor, LLC.  This item requires the expenditure of FY 2020 Roads and Bridges Special Revenue Funds in the amount of $923,879.25.  Sponsored by Commissioner David Bradford.

 

BRADFORD

Chairman, Public Works Committee

8.

Resolution approving a contract with Viktorhall Construction, LLC., a Section 3 Contractor, in the amount of $1,505,514.00 and an extra work allowance in the amount of $90,000.00, for a total amount of $1,595,514.00. Said contract is for construction of the Wolf River Greenway, Phase 10A Segment, of the National Resilience Disaster Grant.  This item requires an expenditure of FY 2020 Resilience Grant Funds in the amount of $1,595,514.00. Sponsored by Commissioner David Bradford.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MILLS

Chairman, Law Enforcement, Corrections & Courts Committee

9.

Resolution amending the FY 2020 Operating Budget to expend Federal Grant Funds from the Tennessee Office of Criminal Justice Programs for the purpose of creating safer neighborhoods through a sustained reduction in violent crime. This grant is for the period beginning October 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2021.  This item requires the appropriation and expenditure of FY 2020 Federal Grant Funds in the amount of $273,151.00.  Sponsored by Commissioner Amber Mills.

 

MORRISON

Vice Chairman, Economic Development & Tourism Committee

10.

Resolution receiving and filing the First Quarter Report of the Economic Development Growth Engine for the year ending June 30, 2020.  Sponsored by Commissioner Mickell Lowery.

 

MORRISON

Vice Chairman, Economic Development & Tourism Committee

11.

Resolution approving the Economic Impact Plan for the Raleigh Town Center District. Sponsored by Commissioner Willie Brooks.

 

MILTON

Vice Chairman, Community Services Committee

12.

Resolution to amend the FY2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $818,935.00 and the FY2020 Position Control Budget adding 1.5 FTEs to expend funding made available from Federal Justice Assistance Grant funds received from the United States Department of Justice for the period of October 1, 2019 through June 30, 2022. This item requires the appropriation and expenditure of FY2020 Federal Grant Funds in the amount of $818,935.00 of which $409,467.50 will be paid as a sub-grant to the City of Memphis. Sponsored by Commissioner Tami Sawyer.

 

WRIGHT

Chairman, Conservation Committee

13.

Resolution receiving and filing the First Quarter Report of the Shelby Farms Park Conservancy for the year ending June 30, 2020.  Sponsored by Commissioner Mick Wright.

 

BILLINGSLEY

Chairman, General Government Committee

14.

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

 

 

 

 

BILLINGSLEY

Chairman, General Government Committee

15.

Resolution to approve a one-time, non-recurring grant contract with Windcorp Community Development Corporation in an amount not to exceed $500,000.00.  This grant aligns with the Shelby County Board of Commissioners' Strategic Priorities and directly serves the citizens of Shelby County. This item requires the expenditure of FY2020 Pay-As-You-Go Fund Balance in the amount of $500,000.00. Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie S. Jones, Jr and Commissioner Reginald Milton.

 

BILLINGSLEY

Chairman, General Government Committee

16.

Resolution to amend the FY 2020 General Operating Budget and Position Control Budget to add two (2) full-time positions and three (3) temporary positions in the Office of the Shelby County Register of Deeds for the purposes of fully staffing the Shelby County Archives Center. This item requires appropriation and expenditure of FY 2020 General Funds in an amount not to exceed $168,412.00. Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie Jones.

 

MILLS

Chairman, Legislative Affairs Committee

17.

Resolution establishing the 2020 Shelby County Board of Commissioners Legislative Agenda.  Sponsored by Commissioner Amber Mills.

 

MILLS

Chairman, Legislative Affairs Committee

18.

Resolution initiating a request for qualifications for State Lobbyist Services on behalf of the Shelby County Board of Commissioners.  Sponsored by Chairman Mark Billingsley and Commissioner Amber Mills.

 

JONES

Chairman, Delinquent Tax Property Committee

19.

Resolution approving the sale of ninety-two County owned delinquent tax parcels, acquired from various Shelby County tax sales, to identified purchasers at various prices collectively totaling $206,882.46, 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 Amber Mills.

 

 

 

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

20.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $50,000.00 to Wolf River Conservancy, a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Brandon Morrison.

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

21.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $15,000.00 to Citizens for Community Values Inc. a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Brandon Morrison.

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

22.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $10,000.00 to Hope House Daycare Center, a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Tami Sawyer.

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

23.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $3,000.00 to LMN Scholarship Foundation, a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Reginald Milton.

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

24.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $7,500.00 to Memphis Area Project South, Inc., a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Mickell Lowery.

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

25.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $2,500.00 to Pure Youth Athletics Alliance, a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Tami Sawyer.

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

26.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $6,000.00 to Raleigh Community Council, a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Willie F. Brooks, Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

27.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $4,500.00 to Second Chance Fellowship Outreach Ministries, a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Reginald Milton and Commissioner Mickell Lowery.

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

28.

Resolution awarding County Funds form the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $7,500.00 to South City Opportunity Revitalication Empowerment, a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Mickell Lowery.

 

Approval of the Consent Agenda

 

 

R E G U L A R    A G E N D A

 

 

Elections, Appointments, and Confirmations

 

Ordinances

 

TURNER

Chairman, Hospitals & Health Committee

29.

ORDINANCE - FIRST READING - Ordinance by the Board of Commissioners for Shelby County, Tennessee, to amend the Shelby County Air Code by incorporating by reference specified State Emission Standards. Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner.

 

Zoning and Subdivisions

 

Reports and/or Resolutions for Standing Committees

 

MILLS

Chairman, Law Enforcement, Corrections & Courts Committee

30.

Resolution approving program guidelines for the Board of Commissioners' Security Camera Program.  Sponsored by Commissioner Amber Mills and Commissioner Edmund Ford, Jr.  (AMENDED IN NOVEMBER 13, 2019 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

 

 

 

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

31.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $5,000.00 to Greater Memphis Media Inc., a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Edmund Ford, Jr., Commissioner Mickell Lowery and Commissioner Mark Billingsley.  (AMENDED IN NOVEMBER 13, 2019 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

32.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $26,000.00 to MWAH, a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Edmund Ford, Jr., Commissioner Eddie S. Jones, Jr. and Commissioner Tami Sawyer and Commissioner Mickell Lowery. (AMENDED IN NOVEMBER 13, 2019 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

33.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $7,500.00 to Mouth of the South Foundation, a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie S. Jones, Jr., Commissioner Mickell Lowery and Commissioner Edmund Ford, Jr.  (AMENDED IN NOVEMBER 13, 2019 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

34.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $3,500.00 to National Tourism and Heritage Association, A Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Tami Sawyer and Commissioner Mickell Lowery. (AMENDED IN NOVEMBER 13, 2019 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

35.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $12,500.00 to Wolf River Conservancy, a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Willie F. Brooks, Jr. and Commissioner Mickell Lowery.  (AMENDED IN NOVEMBER 13, 2019 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRADFORD

Acting Chairman, CEP Grants Committee

36.

Resolution awarding County Funds from the FY 2020 Operating Budget in the amount of $12,500.00 to Youth Engineered Success, a Charitable Organization.  Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie S. Jones, Jr. and Commissioner Mickell Lowery. (AMENDED IN NOVEMBER 13, 2019 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

Announcements/Statements

 

Adjournment

 

 

 

37.

Adjournment to Monday, December 9, 2019; at 3:00 p.m.