BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 SHELBY COUNTY, TENNESSEE

 

 

                                                                        AGENDA

                                                           

            Monday, April 13, 2015

                                                                       

                                                                                                                       

Commissioner Justin J. Ford, Chairman                                                                      Commissioner George B. Chism, Sr.

Commissioner Terry Roland, 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 Heidi Shafer

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

Commissioner Melvin Burgess    

 

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COMMISSION CONVENES

 

 

 

 

CALL TO ORDER  

Chairman Justin J. Ford

 

 

 

 

OPENING OF THE COMMISSION

Deputy Sheriff

 

 

 

 

INVOCATION

Bishop Milton R. Hawkins, 

Senior Pastor

 

Temple of Deliverance

Church of God in Christ

Auxiliary Bishop,

Tennessee 4th Jurisdiction

 

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

 

 

 

ROLL CALL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approval of Minutes of Previous Session
March 30, 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

 

 

 

1.

Special resolution recognizing the elevation of Superintendent Milton R. Hawkins to the position of Auxiliary Bishop, Tennessee Fourth Jurisdiction in the Church of God in Christ.  Sponsored by Commissioner Willie L. Brooks, Jr.

 

Zoning and Subdivisions

 

Reports and/or Resolutions for Standing Committees

 

SHAFER

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

2.

Resolution to amend the Election Commission August and November Election budgets to transfer funds from operations and maintenance to salaries.  Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner.

 

SHAFER

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

3.

A resolution calling the Shelby County Board of Equalization into its sessions for Tax Year 2015.  Sponsored by Commissioner Heidi Shafer.

 

SHAFER

Chairman, Budget and Finance Committee

4.

Resolution to request unclaimed balance of accounts remitted to State Treasurer under Unclaimed Property Act.  Sponsored by Commissioner Heidi Shafer.

 

CHISM

Chairman, Public Works Committee

5.

Resolution authorizing the Shelby County Division of Public Works to apply for a roadside litter grant for the period July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016.  Sponsored by Commissioner George Chism.

 

 

BASAR

Chairman, Economic Development and Tourism Committee

6.

Resolution approving an Economic Impact Plan for the Shops at Millington Farms Economic Development Area.  Sponsored by Commissioner Terry Roland.

 

BASAR

Chairman, Economic Development and Tourism Committee

7.

Resolution receiving and filing the Annual Financial Report of the Downtown Memphis Commission (previously known as the Center City Commission) for the year ending December 31, 2014. Sponsored by Commissioner Steve Basar.

 

TURNER

Chairman, General Government Committee

8.

Resolution approving the nomination of Reginald Manning for appointment to the Shelby County Retirement Board.  Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner.

 

TURNER

Chairman, General Government Committee

9.

Resolution approving the nomination of Chris Triplett for appointment to the Shelby County Agricenter Commission.  Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner.

 

TURNER

Chairman, General Government Committee

10.

Resolution approving the nomination of Freda Williams and Thurston Smith for reappointment and Elizabeth Gutierrez for appointment to the Countywide Juvenile Justice Consortium.  Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner.  (AMENDED IN APRIL 8, 2015 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

JONES

Chairman, Delinquent Tax Property Committee

11.

Resolution approving the sale of sixty-six County owned delinquent tax parcels, acquired from various Shelby County Trustee tax sales to identified purchasers at various prices collectively totaling $201,275.00, 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JONES

Chairman, Delinquent Tax Property Committee

12.

A resolution approving the conveyance of one improved parcel of County owned delinquent tax property to Greater Love For Life Ministries, Inc., a Tennessee Not-For-Profit Corporation, for nominal consideration; and to authorize the Shelby County Mayor to execute a quit claim deed. Sponsored by Commissioner Eddie Jones.

 

JONES

Chairman, Delinquent Tax Property Committee

13.

A resolution approving the conveyance of three unimproved parcels of County owned delinquent tax property to Treehugger Organics, 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

14.

Resolution approving the conveyance of two unimproved, County owned, delinquent tax parcels acquired from Shelby County Trustee tax sale number 0505 and 0602, totaling 18.83 acres in size, addressed as 0 Getwell Road and 0 South Goodlett Street, to the City of Memphis, for nominal consideration, for use in conjunction with its Nonconnah Creek Greenway Project; 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

 

TURNER

Chairman, General Government Committee

15.

Resolution approving the nomination of Dorothy Thomas, Jeremy Calhoun, Jhukuruin Corley, and Latonya Farmer for reappointment to the Countywide Juvenile Justice Consortium.  Sponsored by Commissioner Van Turner.

 

TURNER

Chairman, General Government Committee

16.

Resolution appointing Kevin McVay for the remaining term of Darlene LeSueur to the Shelby County Beer Board.  Sponsored by Commissioner Terry Roland.  (SENT DOWN WITHOUT RECOMMENDATION IN APRIL 8, 2015 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

 

Ordinances

 

BILLINGSLEY

Chairman, Law Enforcement, Fire, Corrections & Courts Committee

17.

ORDINANCE - FIRST READING - An ordinance to amend Chapter 24, Articles I and VII, Code of Ordinances, Shelby County, Tennessee and related references and Penalty Section to update regulations concerning Pedestrian Safety Laws, definitions, and violations. Sponsored by Commissioner Steve Basar.

 

CHISM

Acting Chairman, Land Use, Planning, Transportation & Codes Committee

18.

ORDINANCE - SECOND READING - A joint ordinance to amend the provisions of the 2012 Joint Mechanical Code of Memphis and Shelby County related to the operation and safety monitoring of certain power boilers to make these requirements more closely align with State of Tennessee requirements for the operation of such equipment. Sponsored by Commissioner Terry Roland.

 

Zoning and Subdivisions

 

Reports and/or Resolutions for Standing Committees

 

TURNER

Chairman, General Government Committee

19.

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

 

TURNER

Chairman, General Government Committee

20.

Resolution supporting the Plains & Eastern Clean Line.  Sponsored by Commissioner Terry Roland. (ADD-ON IN APRIL 8, 2015 COMMITTEE MEETING)

 

Announcements/Statements

 

Adjournment

 

 

 

21.

Adjournment to Monday, April 27, 2015, at 3:00 p.m.