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Agenda

Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
6:30 Council Chamber


Call to Order and Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

- ELECTIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS -

Civil Service Commission
Reappointment of Mr. Steve Corbitt for a term expiring March 31, 2016.

Employee Benefits Study & Formulating Committee
Appointment of Mr. Bruce Sullivan.

Fair Board
Appointment of Ms. Gayle Ray for a term expiring April 6, 2016.

Board of Parks and Recreation
Reappointment of Mr. Charles McTorry for a term expiring March 30, 2016.

Planning Commission
Reappointment of Rev. Judy Cummings for a term expiring March 31, 2015.

Public Library Board
Appointment of Mr. Keith Simmons for a term expiring April 6, 2015.
Mr. Simmons will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Tam Gordon.

Traffic and Parking Commission
Appointment of Ms. Brenda Sanderson for a term expiring April 3, 2016.

- PUBLIC HEARING -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1608 (Harrison)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

A resolution exempting S & T Grill located at 3101 Clarksville Pike, Suite 6, from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E. of the Metropolitan Code.

- RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1609 (Adkins)
Referred to Rules Committee

A resolution setting the date and time for the State of the Metropolitan Government Address.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1610 (Adkins)
Referred to Rules Committee

A resolution confirming the appointment of Francis S. Guess to serve on the board of directors of The Convention Center Authority of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for the remainder of the unexpired term of Darrell A. Drumwright following his resignation.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1611 (Gilmore, Barry, Langster)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Budget & Finance, Public Safety
and Planning & Zoning Committees

A resolution to approve the First Amendment to the lease agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Greensboro I, L.P., extending the auxiliary parking for the Domestic Violence Program (Referral No. 2011M-003PR-001).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1612 (Forkum, Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving a contract by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, for environmental testing for particulate matter 2.5 air filters and other laboratory tests.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1613 (Forkum, Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving a contract for services by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Meharry Medical College to provide internship opportunities for students to work within the Family Youth and Infant Health Bureau.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1614 (Barry, Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving a contract and amendment one to the contract by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Vanderbilt University to establish responsibilities in complying with the Tuberculosis Trials Consortium.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1615 (Cole, Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Parks Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Environment and Conservation, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, to complete the Riverside Drive Connector Trail that will connect multiple neighborhoods with the Shelby Bottoms Greenway.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1616 (Barry, Gotto)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Planning & Zoning Committees

A resolution accepting a donation from The Community Foundation’s Ann Roberts Advised Fund to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Historical Commission, for the purchase of plaques for the Historical Commission’s Annual Preservation Awards program.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1617 (Hodge, Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution approving an intergovernmental agreement by and between the State of Tennessee Department of Transportation and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Department of Public Works, for a Metro ATIS Phase 1B incident response system to monitor traffic along arterial roadways in Davidson County, PIN 115235.00.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1618 (Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance; Codes; Convention & Tourism
Health, Hospitals & Social Services; Parks & Library
Personnel-Public Information; Public Safety
and Planning & Zoning Safety Committees

A resolution appropriating the amount of $12,143,100.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for various departments of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1619 (Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the Metropolitan Government’s property damage claim against Taxi USA of Tennessee, LLC

- BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING -

BILL NO. BL2011-903 (Coleman, Dominy)

An ordinance amending Chapter 15.64 of the Metropolitan Code to require written notification to property owners when their property is included in a floodway or floodplain for the first time.

BILL NO. BL2011-904 (Barry)

An ordinance to transfer the franchise granted to DukeNet Communications, LLC to reflect its new investor and new name of the franchise holder, DukeNet OpCo, LLC, which shall continue to operate as DukeNet Communications.

BILL NO. BL2011-905 (Langster, Hodge)

An ordinance approving a maintenance and license agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Tennessee State University, Meharry Medical College, and Jefferson Street United Merchants Partnership in relation to maintenance of streetscape improvements along I-40 at Jefferson Street and 28th Avenue North.

BILL NO. BL2011-906 (Adkins)

An ordinance readopting the Code of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, prepared by Municipal Code Corporation including supplemental and replacement pages thereof, containing certain ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted on or before December 21, 2010.

BILL NO. BL2011-907 (Forkum)

An ordinance amending Section 10.56.240 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the administration of the vehicle emissions testing program.

- BILLS ON SECOND READING -

BILL NO. BL2011-869 (Hollin)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

An ordinance amending Chapter 11.28 of the Metropolitan Code to re-adopt the juvenile curfew.

BILL NO. BL2011-870 (Langster)
Referred to Rules Committee

An ordinance amending Title 6 of the Metropolitan Code related to public notice for open meetings of the Transportation Licensing Commission.

BILL NO. BL2011-871 (Moore, Barry, Hodge)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

An ordinance approving a wire and cable license agreement with Nashville and Eastern Railroad.

BILL NO. BL2011-872 (Langster)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance approving a Memorandum of Understanding between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by and through the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management, Clear Channel Communications, Inc., and Warning Systems, Inc., regarding the dissemination of emergency alert messages.

BILL NO. BL2011-874 (Baker, Hodge)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance to abandon and relocate 1,725 linear feet of sanitary sewer line and accept 2,045 linear feet of relocated sanitary sewer line, inverted siphon structure and easement, Project 10-SL-206, on properties traversed by Richland Creek known as Reostone Quarry and the State of Tennessee Prison, and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said transaction (Proposal No. 2010M-033ES-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-875 (Claiborne, Hodge)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance to abandon 110 feet of an 8 inch sanitary sewer line, Project 10-SL-227, and accept a fire hydrant assembly, Project 10-WL-112, on property located at 420 Donelson Pike, and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said transaction (Proposal No. 2010M-034ES-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-876 (Jernigan, Hodge)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance to abandon 596 linear feet of an 8 inch water main and easement and 843 linear feet of an 8 inch sanitary sewer and easement and to accept 640 linear feet of water main with 2 fire hydrant assemblies in properties located at 1220, 1230, 1246, and 1250 Robinson Road and Robinson Road (unnumbered) for Old Hickory Skilled Nursing Facility, and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said transaction (Proposal No. 2010M-032ES-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-877 (Langster, Hodge)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance to abandon 500 linear feet of a 10 inch sanitary sewer main and easement and accept 462 linear feet of a 12 inch PVC pipe, 203 linear feet of a 12 foot Ductile Iron Pipe and 338 linear feet of an 8 inch PVC pipe, for a total of 1,003 linear feet of relocated sanitary sewer main and easement, Project 10-SL-232, West End Village Sewer Line, on properties located at 219 and 221 31st Avenue North and at Long Boulevard (unnumbered), and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said transaction (Proposal No. 2011M-001ES-001).

- BILLS ON THIRD READING -

BILL NO. BL2010-808 (Wilhoite)
(As Amended)
Approved by Rules Committee

An ordinance amending Section 2.222.020 of the Metropolitan Code to allow Members of the Metropolitan Council to act as a non-compensated representative for constituents before Metropolitan Government departments, agencies, boards and commissions.

BILL NO. BL2011-859 (Crafton)
(As Amended)
Approved by Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

An ordinance amending Section 10.20.340 of the Metropolitan Code to allow persons owning property in Davidson County to utilize the Metropolitan Solid Waste Convenience Centers at the same fee charged to Davidson County residents.

BILL NO. BL2011-865 (Toler, Barry)
Approved by Budget & Finance
and Personnel-Public Information Committees

An ordinance amending Ordinance No. O95-1379 and Second Substitute Ordinance BL2010-645 and approving an additional extension to the initial term of the cable television franchise of Comcast pending completion of the franchise renewal process.

BILL NO. BL2011-866 (Barry, Langster, Forkum)
Approved by Planning Commission
Budget & Finance, Health, Hospitals & Social Services
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government and Hospital Corporation of America concerning the exchange of certain parcels of real property and construction of a new public health center (Proposal No. 2011M-004PR-001).

- MEMORIALIZING RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1607 (Maynard, Steine, Barry)
Approved by Rules Committee

A resolution opposing any state legislation that would change the Metropolitan Mayor, Vice Mayor, and/or Council terms of office to coincide with November partisan elections.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1620 (Crafton)
Referred to Education Committee

A resolution requesting the Metropolitan Board of Public Education to either create additional academic magnet schools or abolish the academic magnet program altogether.