AGENDA

CITY COUNCIL MEETING

OCTOBER 2, 2007 – 9:00 A.M.

GEORGE A. SMITH MEETING ROOM



I.          CALL TO ORDER.

II.         INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO FLAG.
(COUNCILMAN JOHNNY DODD)

III.        ROLL CALL.
IV.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF THE SEPTEMBER 4, 2007 MEETING.

V.        PROCLAMATIONS.

VI.       INVITATION FOR PUBLIC COMMENT.

VII.      FIRST READINGS:

1.         Consideration of an Ordinance to close and abandon an alley running between North Royal Street and Hurt Street, submitted by BRV, LLC.

2.         Consideration of an Ordinance to close and abandon an alley running north and south between North Liberty Street and North Church Street, submitted by the Street Department.

3.         Consideration of an Ordinance to amend to the text of the Official Zoning Ordinance, Article V, Specific District Regulations, Section 4. RS-2 (Single Family Residential) District.

4.         Consideration of an Ordinance to rezone property located on the south side of Sterling Farms Drive, just south of Greenhill Drive from an RS-1 (Single Family Residential) District to an RG-1 (General Residential) District containing 10.49 acres, more or less, submitted by Smith Farms, LLC.

5.         Consideration of an Ordinance to rezone property located on the north side of Walker Road, just west of the US 45 Bypass Frontage Road from an RG-2 (General Residential) District to an SC-1 (Planned Unit Commercial Development) District containing 19.92 acres, more or less, submitted by Smith Farms, LLC.

VIII.     SECOND READINGS:

1.         Public hearing on the consideration of an Ordinance to zone property located on the west side of Wallace Road, just south of Old Hickory Boulevard from a RS-1 (Single Family Residential) District to an O (Office) District and containing 1.8 acres more or less, submitted by R. Joel McAlexander.

2.         Consideration of an Ordinance to repeal ordinances to annex certain territories incorporated within the corporate boundaries of the City of Jackson Tennessee referred to as Northwest Annexation Sub Areas 1, 45, 46, 47 and 48.

3.         Consideration of an Ordinance to barricade and close Stephens Street.

4.         Consideration of an Ordinance to close and abandon an alley running west from Middleton Street, 176 feet to a dead end.

5.         Consideration of an Ordinance to close and abandon an alley running south from East Deaderick Street stopping after 180 feet.

6.         Consideration of an Ordinance to close and abandon an alley running north from East Orleans Street to a dead end.

7.         Consideration of an Ordinance to close and abandon an alley running north from West Deaderick Street to McCowatt Street.

8.         Consideration of an Ordinance to close and abandon an alley running east from Lambuth Boulevard to a dead end.

IX.       NEW BUSINESS:

1.         Presentation of the Annual Performance Report by the Community Development Program.

2.         Consideration of Cooperative Service Agreement between USDA-APHIS-Wildlife Services for wildlife damage management services.

3.         Consideration of approval of a grant application by the Jackson Police Department for a Byrne Grant to form a Cold Case Investigative Unit.

4.         Consideration of request from the West Tennessee Fair Board for the City of Jackson to jointly apply for a Capital Development Grant from the Tennessee Department of Agriculture for the purpose of constructing an agriculture-related building at the city-owned Fairgrounds in an amount up to $100,000 on a 50% matching basis.

5.         Consideration of a contract in the amount of $243,955.25 per year to Bemis Medical Clinic to provide primary health care for City of Jackson employees and their dependents, best proposal received.

6.         Consideration of a contract in the amount of $54,410.64 per year, with a two year rate guarantee, to Cigna-Harry Graves, for long term disability for City of Jackson employees, best proposal received.

7.         Consideration of contract with Brentwood Services, Inc. in the amount of $15,400 (plus other charges as listed on the proposal summary), with a two year rate guarantee, for a Third Party Administrator, best proposal received.

8.         Consideration of contract with Brentwood Services, Inc. for OJI Reinsurance, $75,000 for a $150,000 deductible with a two-year rate guarantee, only proposal received.

9.         Consideration of proposed changes to the City of Jackson’s on-the-job policy.

10.       Consideration of write-offs of delinquent taxes for tax years 1994 and 1995.

11.       Consideration of budget amendments.  
   
12.       Board Appointments:

  • Jackson Housing Authority – Reappointment of Horace Chase.
  • Keep Jackson Beautiful – Reappointment of Don Mitchell, Sandy MacDiarmid and Holly McCorkle.

13.       Invoices over $10,000.

X.        ADJOURN.