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Metropolitan Council Meeting, June 19, 2018

Call to Order and Invocation

The Metropolitan Council met in regular session on this date at 6:30 p.m. in the Metropolitan Courthouse.

The invocation was offered by Matt Davis.

Pledge of Allegiance

​The Metropolitan Council gave the pledge of allegiance to the American Flag.

Roll Call

The roll was called and the following members were present during the progress of the meeting: Weiner, Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg (39); Absent: (0).

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the adjourned meeting on June 12, 2018 were approved.

Elections and Confirmations

Industrial Development Board

The President called for an election to fill one vacancy on The Industrial Development Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for a term expiring August 23, 2021. Nominations previously made were: Tequila Johnson and Quin E. Segall. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee reported that the candidates had been interviewed and were qualified to serve.

A vote was taken to fill the vacancy, and the Clerk confirmed the vote as follows: Tequila Johnson (13): Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Haywood, Scott Davis, Sledge, Kindall, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Lee; Quin E. Segall (25): Cooper, Shulman, Hastings, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Blalock, Potts, Henderson, Rosenberg; .

The President declared that Ms. Quin E. Segall was elected to The Industrial Development Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for a term expiring August 23, 2021.

Emergency Communications District Board

Appointment of Mr. Richard G. Cowan, Jr. for a term expiring February 14, 2020.
Mr. Cowan will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Michelle Jernigan.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Board of Equalization

Reappointment of Ms. Mara Thompson for a term expiring April 1, 2020.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the reappointment. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Property Standards and Appeals Board

Reappointment of Ms. Peggy Coleman for a term expiring April 7, 2022.
Appointment of Ms. Erica Mayo for a term expiring April 7, 2022.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment and reappointment. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Sexually Oriented Business Licensing Board

Appointment of Ms. Leneiva Head for a term expiring October 7, 2020.
Ms. Head will fill the unexpired term of Mr. Robert McGuire.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Tourism and Convention Commission

Appointment of Mr. Mark Hayes for a term expiring June 30, 2020.
Mr. Hayes will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Brittney Chandler.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Traffic and Parking Commission

Appointment of Pastor Marvin Neal for a term expiring April 3, 2023.
Appointment of Ms. Karen Robbins for a term expiring April 3, 2023.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointments. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Transit Authority

Reappointment of Mr. Walter T. Searcy, III for a term expiring May 18, 2023.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the reappointment. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Transportation Licensing Commission

Reappointment of Mr. Freddie Carr for a term expiring April 30, 2020.
Reappointment of Mr. Sal Hernandez for a term expiring April 30, 2020.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the reappointments. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Work Release Commission (Nominees of Sheriff Daron Hall)

Appointment of Mr. Dwight Beard for a term expiring January 1, 2022.
Appointment of Mrs. Sheila Stratman-Hodge for a term expiring January 1, 2022.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointments. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Resolutions on Public Hearing

Resolution RS2018-1250

A resolution exempting The Falcon and Flamingo located at 509 Houston Street from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E of the Metropolitan Code.

The resolution was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Sledge requested a hearing from the public on this resolution which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the resolution and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Sledge moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (36): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge

Resolution RS2018-1251

A resolution exempting Folk located at 823 Meridian Street from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E of the Metropolitan Code.

The resolution was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Scott Davis requested a hearing from the public on this resolution which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the resolution and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Scott Davis moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (36): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Resolution RS2018-1252

A resolution exempting Nine Tail located at 1601 A Riverside Drive from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E of the Metropolitan Code.

The resolution was deferred by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Anthony Davis requested a hearing from the public on this resolution which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the resolution and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Anthony Davis moved to defer the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Anthony Davis, Brett Withers

Consent Agenda Resolutions

Without objection, Resolutions RS2018-1247, RS2018-1248, and RS2018-1249 were postponed to a later point in the meeting.

Resolution RS2018-1186

A resolution exempting La Cocina Dominica located at 4407 Nolensville Pike from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E of the Metropolitan Code.

The resolution was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee.

Sponsor(s): Davette Blalock

Resolution RS2018-1255

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Lurita Clay against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $6,500.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1256

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Larissa Ferris against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $27,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1257

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Vicki Ferris against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $26,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1258

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage claim of the First Baptist Church of Hermitage against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $23,377.80, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1259

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for the State Trial Courts to provide the Tennessee Certified Recovery Court Program (TCRCP) to enable the provision of adult and juvenile drug court programs to address the needs of non-violent offenders.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1260

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee State Library and Archives, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Public Library, to provide access to and circulation of special materials formatted for individuals who are hearing impaired.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Parks, Library, and Arts Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten

Resolution RS2018-1261

A resolution approving an affiliation agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Social Services Department/Homelessness Commission, and Lipscomb University to provide the opportunity for students enrolled in Lipscomb University’s Department of Social Work and Sociology to experience training, instruction, and education in the discipline.

The resolution was approved by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

Sponsor(s): Russ Pulley, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1264

A resolution recognizing the inauguration of Fisk University’s 16th President, Dr. Kevin G. Rome, Sr.

The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee.

Sponsor(s): Sharon Hurt, Freddie O'Connell, Karen Johnson

Having been unanimously approved by all of the appropriate Committees, Council Member Haywood moved to adopt the Consent Agenda Resolutions, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Resolutions

Resolution RS2018-1244

A resolution requesting the Metropolitan General Services Department, and all departments of the Metropolitan Government that display flags, to fly Metropolitan Government flags at half-staff for a period of one (1) year in honor and memory of students killed as a result of gun violence and as a reminder of the urgency of gun violence solutions.

The resolution was deferred by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Shulman moved to defer the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jim Shulman

Resolution RS2018-1253

A resolution amending Resolution RS2015-1417 to extend the duration of the water and sewer extendable commercial paper program of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

The resolution was deferred by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to defer the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1254

A resolution authorizing and providing for the issuance and sale of water and sewer revenue bond anticipation notes in an amount not to exceed $200,000,000 at any one time in the form of commercial paper of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County; authorizing and providing for one or more dealer agreements, issuing and paying agency agreements, and credit facility agreements; and providing for certain other matters related thereto.

The resolution was deferred by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to defer the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1262

A resolution appropriating to certain accounts for the benefit of the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools Three Million Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($3,500,000).

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and received no recommendation due to lack of a quorum from the Education Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (37): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Russ Pulley

Resolution RS2018-1263

A resolution requesting the Tennessee General Assembly to introduce and enact legislation to allow for online publication, instead of newspaper publication, when public notices are required.

The resolution was disapproved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Blalock moved to defer the resolution indefinitely, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Davette Blalock

Late Filed Resolutions

Without objection, the rules were suspended for consideration of the following late resolution.

Resolution RS2018-1265

A resolution accepting a Microenterprise Loan Fund Program Grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Economic and Community Development, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Community Development, to establish a partnership with KIVA lending to support capital access for existing local businesses with operations in Nashville’s Promise Zone.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee agreed to consideration of the resolution before the Council. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (36): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Bills on Introduction and First Reading

Bill BL2018-1205

An ordinance prohibiting the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County from approving or otherwise entering into the sale, lease, transfer or conveyance of property adjacent to the proposed Major League Soccer stadium to any third party for purposes of private development.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee, the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee, and the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover

Bill BL2018-1246

An ordinance adopting the Five Year Consolidated Plan and 2018 Action Plan for Housing and Community Development and authorizing the Metropolitan Mayor to submit the Consolidated Plan and 2018 Action Plan to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee and the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Brett Withers

Bill BL2018-1247

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2017-R-027, Old Hickory Boulevard Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-013ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Angie Henderson, Dave Rosenberg, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1248

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2017-R-013, Vailview Drive Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-023ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1249

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sewer main and easements and to accept new sewer and water mains, sanitary manholes, a fire hydrant and easements for properties located at 685 and 693 Vernon Avenue (MWS Project No. 18-WL-02 and 18- SL-03 and Proposal No. 2018M-042ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Mary Carolyn Roberts, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1250

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning a portion of 25th Avenue North right-of-way (Proposal Number 2018M-010AB-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Traffic and Parking Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1251

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning a portion of Alley Number 931 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2018M-011AB-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Traffic and Parking Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1252

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing the name of a portion of McGavock Pike to “Knight Valley Drive” (Proposal Number 2018M-002SR-001).

The bill was approved by the ECD Board and approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the ECD Board and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Holly Huezo, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1253

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from CS to IWD zoning for property located at Edenwold Road (unnumbered), approximately 1,300 feet east of Gallatin Pike (40.15 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-022PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Doug Pardue

Bill BL2018-1254

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from SP to R6-A zoning on property located at 869 Joseph Street, at the southeast corner of Cleveland Street and Joseph Street (0.21 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-089PR-001).

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Late Filed Ordinances

Without objection, the rules were suspended for consideration of the following late ordinance.

Bill BL2018-1197

An ordinance approving the plans for a Construction and Demolition solid waste processing facility to be located at 4648 Ashland City Highway, Nashville, TN 37218.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee agreed to consideration of the bill before the Council. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Public Works Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): John Cooper

Bills on Second Reading

Bill BL2018-1189

An ordinance amending Chapter 4.46 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the Procurement Non-Discrimination Program.

The bill was recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis, Sharon Hurt

Bill BL2018-1198

An ordinance approving a partnership agreement between the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, Inc., and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, pertaining to the support of Financial Empowerment Centers.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1199

An ordinance amending section 2.144.020 et seq. of the Metropolitan Code dissolving the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission, repealing Ordinance No. BL2005-582, Ordinance No. BL2011-917, and Ordinance No. BL2014-777, and creating a Nashville Davidson County Continuum of Care Homelessness Planning Council to serve as the governance board for the Nashville Davidson County Continuum of Care.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Erica Gilmore, Mina Johnson, Tanaka Vercher, Bob Mendes, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Burkley Allen

Bill BL2018-1200

An ordinance amending Chapter 6.28 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding hotels and roominghouses.

The bill was given no recommendation by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to defer and re-refer the bill to the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): DeCosta Hastings, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1201

An ordinance amending Chapter 8.12 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding animal control regulations.

The bill was deferred by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee. Council Member Shulman moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jim Shulman

Bill BL2018-1202

An ordinance amending Title 12 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to regulate dockless bicycle and scooter operators and to establish a permitting system.

Council Member Elrod offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jeremy Elrod, Anthony Davis, Burkley Allen, Freddie O'Connell

Substitute Bill BL2018-1202

An ordinance amending Title 12 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to regulate dockless bicycle and scooter operators and to establish a permitting system.

The bill was referred to the Traffic and Parking Commission and deferred by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee. Council Member Elrod moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1203

An ordinance amending Chapter 12.58 of the Metropolitan Code relating to scooters, in-line skates, and roller skates by removing the requirement for wrist guards, elbow pads, and kneepads and updating audio device references.

Council Member Rosenberg offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg, Freddie O'Connell

Substitute Bill BL2018-1203

An ordinance amending Title 12 of the Metropolitan Code relating to scooters, in-line skates, and roller skates by defining “scooter” and removing certain requirements.

The bill was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee and deferred by the Public Works Committee. Council Member Rosenberg moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg

Bill BL2018-1204 (as amended)

An ordinance to require the Metropolitan Department of Codes Administration to publish an on-going compilation of (i) the number and type of demolition permits issued for residential property during the preceding calendar quarter; and (ii) the number and type of residential building permits issued for residential property during the preceding calendar quarter; and (iii) the number and type of residential occupancy permits (Certificates of Occupancy) issued for residential property during the preceding calendar quarter by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

The bill was approved with amendments by the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee. Council Member Allen offered Amendment No. A and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Allen moved to approve the bill as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of Council.

Sponsor(s): Burkley Allen, Colby Sledge, Bob Mendes, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1207

An ordinance directing the termination of Contract Purchase Agreement 338266 -- a project management services agreement between Commonwealth Development Group, Inc. and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

The bill was recommended for withdrawal by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Parks, Library, and Arts Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to withdraw the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1208

An ordinance approving three license agreements between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Verizon Wireless to install in-building radio-distribution devices to enhance wireless reception on or within the Historic Courthouse, the Justice A. A. Birch Building and the Nashville Public Library.

The bill was approved by the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Withers moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers, Jeremy Elrod, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1209

An ordinance granting the Purchasing Agent the authority to extend the term of contract number 318415 for the Centennial Park Master Plan Design and Engineering Services.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and deferred by the Parks, Library, and Arts Committee. The bill was deferred pursuant to Rule 24 of the Council Rules of Procedure.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten

Bill BL2018-1210

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2016-R-048, Dickerson Pike Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-018ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member VanReece moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Nancy VanReece, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1211

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2017-R-017, Eastland Avenue Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-017ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Withers moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers, Tanaka Vercher, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1212

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2017-R-022, Linbar Drive Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-019ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod, Jason Potts

Bill BL2018-1213

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2017-R-11A, Tusculum Road Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-016ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Davette Blalock, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1214

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2016-R-41, Brick Church Pike Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-014ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod, Brenda Haywood

Bill BL2018-1215

An ordinance authorizing the Director of Public Property Administration to execute a quitclaim deed for any property interests the Metropolitan Government may have in a portion of the right-of-way adjacent to 610 McGavock Pike, and accepting consideration for the same in the amount of $102,750.00 (Proposal No. 2018M-013PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod, Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2018-1216

An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government and Capitol View Joint Venture concerning the construction of public park improvements and the donation of a parcel of property (Proposal No. 2018M-016PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Parks, Library, and Arts Committee, and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2018-1217

An ordinance authorizing Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. to install, construct and maintain aerial and underground encroachments in the right of way located at 300 Broadway (Proposal No. 2018M-010EN-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1218

An ordinance authorizing Citiview I, LLC to install, construct and maintain an underground encroachment in the right-of-way located at 2305 Kline Avenue (Proposal No. 2018M-009EN-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Sledge moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1219

An ordinance authorizing LC SoBro, LLC to install, construct and maintain underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 706, 713, 717, 721 and 723 2nd Avenue South (Proposal No. 2018M-015EN-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1220

An ordinance authorizing LC SoBro, LLC to install, construct and maintain underground encroachments in the right of way located at 702, 706, 710, 716 and 718 3rd Avenue South (Proposal No. 2018M-014EN-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1221

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main and easement and to accept new sanitary sewer and water mains, fire hydrants, sanitary sewer manholes and easements, for six properties located on Lebanon Pike and Walcott Drive (MWS Project Nos. 17-WL-232 and 17-SL-232 and Proposal No. 2018M-039ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Rhoten moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kevin Rhoten, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1222

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water main and easements and to accept new water mains, fire hydrants and easements, for seven properties located on Hoggett Ford Road (MWS Project No. 18-WL-7 and Proposal No. 2018M-040ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Rhoten moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kevin Rhoten, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1223

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water main and easement and to accept new water main, a fire hydrant and any easement for properties located at 3208 Long Boulevard and 203 Burns Avenue (MWS Project No. 17-WL-153 and Proposal No. 2018M-041ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Bedne moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1224

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing easement rights and remove abandoned pipe on properties located at 330 Cartwright Street and East Cedar Street (unnumbered) (MWS Project Nos. 66-SG-65 and 98-SL-132 and Proposal No. 2018M-038ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Bedne moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Doug Pardue, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1225

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning portions of Alley Number 235 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2018M-012AB-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Traffic and Parking Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bills on Third Reading

Substitute BL2018-1139 (as amended)

A Substitute Ordinance Approving the Donelson Transit-Oriented Redevelopment Plan.

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission and approved by the Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee, the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee. Council Member Syracuse moved to defer the bill to the July 17, 2018 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2018-1172 (as amended)

An ordinance amending Section 5.12.130 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to set requirements for the Event and Marketing Fund committee and to require annual financial statements from the committee.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee. Council Member Hurt moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (30): Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Sharon Hurt, Jeff Syracuse, Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1184

A bill to be entitled: The Budget Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee for Fiscal Year 2019.

Council Member Vercher offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (30): Cooper, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (2): Pridemore, and Pardue; Abstain (4): Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, and Murphy.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Substitute Bill BL2018-1184 (as amended)

A bill to be entitled: The Budget Ordinance of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee for Fiscal Year 2019.

The bill was approved with amendments by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Cooper offered Amendment No. B, which was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Cooper moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (4): Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, and Bedne; Abstain (0).

Council Member Elrod offered Amendment No. F, which was approved with an amendment by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Elrod offered a verbal amendment to Amendment No. F and moved for adoption thereof, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Elrod moved for adoption of Amendment No. F as amended, which motion was properly seconded.

During discussion on the floor of whether to adopt Amendment No. F, Deputy Pro Tempore Allen assumed the Chair.

At the conclusion of discussion, the motion for adoption of Amendment No. F was approved by the following vote: Yes (18): Cooper, Haywood, Scott Davis, Glover, Huezo, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Elrod, Blalock, Potts, Bedne, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (14): Shulman, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, O'Connell, Pulley, Vercher, and Dowell; Abstain (3): Gilmore, Hurt, and Lee.

Council Member Glover offered Amendment No. H, which was disapproved with an amendment by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Glover offered an amendment to Amendment No. H, and moved that it be adopted. The motion was properly seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. Council Member Glover moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure in order to offer an additional verbal amendment to Amendment No. H which had not been considered by the Budget and Finance Committee. The motion was met with requisite objection to cause the motion to fail. Council Member Blalock moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure to offer a separate verbal amendment to Amendment No. H. The motion was met with requisite objection to cause the motion to fail.

Council Member Glover offered Amendment No. H with an amendment and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded.

During discussion on the floor of whether to adopt Amendment No. H, President Weiner resumed the Chair.

At the conclusion of discussion, the motion for adoption of Amendment No. H failed upon an electronic vote which displayed the following results: Yes (12); No (23); Abstain (3).

Council Member Glover offered Amendment No. I, which was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Glover moved for adoption of Amendment No. I, which motion was seconded and failed by the following vote: Yes (7): Cooper, Swope, Glover, Huezo, Freeman, Blalock, and Henderson; No (26): Gilmore, Hurt, Shulman, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, and Lee; Abstain (3): Mendes, Hastings, and Haywood.

Council Member Glover offered Amendment No. J, which was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Glover moved for adoption of Amendment No. J, which motion was seconded and failed by the following vote: Yes (6): Hastings, Swope, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, and Freeman; No (29): Cooper, Gilmore, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; Abstain (1): Mendes.

Council Member Rosenberg offered Amendment No. L, which was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Rosenberg moved for adoption of Amendment No. L, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Swope called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. L, which failed by the following vote: Yes (10): Hastings, Haywood, Pardue, Hagar, Huezo, Freeman, Roberts, Kindall, Blalock, and Rosenberg; No (23): Cooper, Shulman, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, and Henderson; Abstain (4): Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, and Lee.

Council Member Rosenberg offered Amendment No. M, which was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Rosenberg moved for adoption of Amendment No. M, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Swope called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. M, which failed by the following vote: Yes (7): Hurt, Hastings, Freeman, Roberts, Kindall, Blalock, and Rosenberg; No (24): Cooper, Mendes, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pardue, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, and Henderson; Abstain (4): Gilmore, Scott Davis, Mina Johnson, and Lee.

Council Member Scott Davis offered Amendment No. N, which was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved for adoption of Amendment No. N, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Pardue called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. N, which failed by the following vote: Yes (4): Gilmore, Mendes, Scott Davis, and Kindall; No (27): Cooper, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Withers, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, and Lee; Abstain (1): Hastings.

Council Member Scott Davis offered Amendment No. O, which was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved for adoption of Amendment No. O, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Swope called for the previous question, which motion failed for lack of a second. Without any further discussion, the matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. O, which failed by the following vote: Yes (3): Scott Davis, Glover, and Rhoten; No (31): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Withers, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Huezo, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Lee, and Rosenberg; Abstain (1): Hurt.

Council Member Scott Davis offered Amendment No. P, which was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved for adoption of Amendment No. P, which motion was seconded and failed by the following vote: Yes (2): Scott Davis, and Kindall; No (30): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Withers, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Lee, and Rosenberg; Abstain (2): Hurt, and Hastings.

Council Member Scott Davis offered Amendment No. R, which was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved for adoption of Amendment No. R, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Pardue called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. R, which failed by the following vote: Yes (13): Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Pardue, Roberts, Kindall, Karen Johnson, Potts, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (20): Cooper, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Vercher, Bedne, and Dowell; Abstain (0).

Council Member Scott Davis offered Amendment No. T, which was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure in order to offer a verbal amendment to Amendment No. T which had not been considered by the Budget and Finance Committee. The motion was met with requisite objection to cause the motion to fail. Council Member Scott Davis moved for adoption of Amendment No. T, which motion was seconded and failed by the following vote: Yes (5): Mendes, Hurt, Scott Davis, Pardue, and Kindall; No (29): Cooper, Shulman, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; Abstain (0).

Council Member Scott Davis offered Amendment No. U, which was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved for adoption of Amendment No. U, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Pardue called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. U, which failed by the following vote: Yes (7): Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, and Kindall; No (31): Cooper, Shulman, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; Abstain (0).

Council Member Sledge offered Amendment No. W, which was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Sledge moved for adoption of Amendment No. W, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Rosenberg called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. W, which was approved by the following vote: Yes (37): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (1): Pridemore.

At this time, Council Member Mendes offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing. The proposed alternative substitute was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. The motion to accept the second substitute was seconded and failed by the following vote: Yes (19): Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hastings, Haywood, Withers, Anthony Davis, Pridemore, Pardue, Sledge, Allen, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, and Lee; No (20): Weiner, Cooper, Shulman, Swope, Scott Davis, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, O'Connell, Roberts, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Henderson, and Rosenberg; Abstain (0).

The matter recurred on the substitute ordinance offered by Council Member Vercher as approved and amended by the Council. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (4): Mendes, Swope, Glover, and Murphy; Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1185

An ordinance establishing the tax levy in the general services district for the fiscal year 2018-2019, and declaring the amount required for the annual operating budget of the urban services district, pursuant to section 6.07 of the Metropolitan Charter.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (36): Cooper, Gilmore, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (1): Mendes; Abstain (1): Hurt.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolutions

Resolution RS2018-1247 (as amended)

A resolution adopting a new pay plan for the general employees of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, excluding employees of the Board of Health, Board of Education, and the Police and Fire Departments, effective July 1, 2018.

The resolution was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee. Council Member Glover offered Amendment No. B and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and failed by the following vote: Yes (11): Mendes, Hurt, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Blalock, and Rosenberg; No (18): Cooper, Gilmore, Shulman, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Kindall, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, and Henderson; Abstain (5): Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Potts, and Lee.

Council Member Vercher offered Amendment No. C and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (21): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, and Henderson; No (2): Scott Davis, and Glover; Abstain (9): Hastings, Pridemore, Freeman, Sledge, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Potts, Lee, and Rosenberg.

Council Member Vercher moved to adopt the resolution as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (24): Cooper, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, and Henderson; No (2): Mendes, and Glover; Abstain (7): Gilmore, Hastings, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Potts, Lee, and Rosenberg.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Brett Withers

Resolution RS2018-1248 (as amended)

A resolution adopting a new pay plan for employees of the Metropolitan Board of Health, effective July 1, 2018.

The resolution was approved by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee and disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee. Council Member Vercher offered Amendment No. B and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (24): Cooper, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Lee, and Henderson; No (1): Glover; Abstain (6): Gilmore, Mendes, Scott Davis, Mina Johnson, Murphy, and Rosenberg.

Council Member Vercher moved to adopt the resolution as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (23): Cooper, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Lee, and Henderson; No (2): Mendes, and Glover; Abstain (5): Gilmore, Hastings, Mina Johnson, Murphy, and Rosenberg.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore, Brett Withers

Resolution RS2018-1249 (as amended)

A resolution adopting a new pay plan for employees of the Metropolitan Departments of Police and Fire, effective July 1, 2018.

The resolution was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee, and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Vercher offered Amendment No. B and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Vercher moved to adopt the resolution as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (20): Cooper, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Kindall, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, and Henderson; No (2): Mendes, and Glover; Abstain (6): Gilmore, Hastings, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, and Rosenberg.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Brett Withers

Bills on Third Reading

Bill BL2018-1186

An ordinance establishing a program for the purpose of providing assistance to low-income elderly residents of the Metropolitan Government for the fiscal year 2018-2019.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (27): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Jeff Syracuse, Brett Withers, Mina Johnson, Bob Mendes

Bill BL2018-1187

An ordinance amending Chapter 10.64 of the Metropolitan Code to codify a fee schedule for operational permits issued by the Fire Marshal’s Office.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure for consideration of a late amendment. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee agreed to consideration of the amendment before the Council. Without objection, Council Member Vercher moved to adopt the amendment, which motion was approved by a voice vote of the Council. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on third reading as amended, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (27): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1206

An ordinance to provide for the designation of public property within specified areas of downtown Nashville as a temporary “Special Event Zone” during the time period beginning at nine o’clock (9:00) p.m. on July 3, 2018, and ending at 6 o’clock (6:00) a.m. on July 5, 2018, relative to the use of these areas in conjunction with the 2018 July 4th Celebration and related activities and events.

The bill was approved by the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee. Council Member Hurt moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (27): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Sharon Hurt, Freddie O'Connell, Nancy VanReece, Brett Withers

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