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Agenda

Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
6:30 Council Chamber


Call to Order and Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

- ELECTIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS -

President Pro Tempore
Election of Council President Pro Tempore for a one-year term ending August 31, 2012.

Audit Committee
Election of two Council members for two-year terms ending September 30, 2013.

Health and Educational Facilities Board
Nominations to fill one (1) vacancy; election on November 1, 2011.

Industrial Development Board
Nominations to fill three (3) vacancies; election on November 1, 2011.

Arts Commission
Appointment of Mr. Matt Fischer for a term expiring January 1, 2013.
Mr. Fischer will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Tonya Matthews.

Convention Center Authority
Reappointment of Ms. Vonda McDaniel for a term expiring September 30, 2014.
Reappointment of Mr. William McDonald for a term expiring September 30, 2014.
Reappointment of Mr. Leo Waters for a term expiring September 30, 2014.

Historical Commission
Appointment of Mr. Clay Bailey III for a term expiring August 1, 2014.
Mr. Bailey will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Annette Ratkin.
Appointment of Mr. Jim Forkum for a term expiring August 1, 2015.
Appointment of Ms. Lynn McDonald for a term expiring August 1, 2015.
Appointment of Mr. Mark Rogers for a term expiring August 1, 2015.
Appointment of Ms. Gerry Searcy for a term expiring August 1, 2015.
Reappointment of Ms. Holly Sharp for a term expiring August 1, 2015.

Planning Commission
Appointment of Mr. Greg Adkins for a term expiring March 31, 2014.
Mr. Adkins will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Ana L. Escobar.

Social Services Commission
Appointment of Mr. Renard Francois for a term expiring July 20, 2014.
Mr. Francois will fill the unexpired term of Mr. Howard C. Gentry, Jr.
Appointment of Ms. Kristine LaLonde for a term expiring April 3, 2016.

Board of Zoning Appeals
Appointment of Mr. David Taylor for a term expiring February 26, 2012.
Mr. Taylor will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Rebecca Lyford.

- RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-15 (McGuire)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Planning & Zoning Committees

A resolution approving an amendment to a lease agreement between FirstCal Industrial 2 Acquisition, LLC and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for certain real property known as 621 Mainstream Drive, Suite 210, Nashville, Tennessee (Proposal No. 2011M-018PR-001).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-42 (Hunt, McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A Twenty-Fourth Supplemental Electric System Revenue Bond Resolution supplementing certain resolutions of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by authorizing the issuance of Electric System Revenue Bonds, 2011 Series A, and Electric System Revenue Refunding Bonds, 2011 Series B, and amending Substitute Resolution No. R85-746, as requested by the Electric Power Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-43 (McGuire, Mitchell)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution confirming the apportionment of special assessments to certain properties located within the development known as Biltmore Ridges and located at the intersection of Interstate 40 and McCrory Lane.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-44 (McGuire, Mitchell)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution approving an Amendment to the Agreement by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by and through the Department of Public Works, and Nashville Biltmore, LP, to establish respective responsibilities pertaining to widening and relocation of three ramps at interchange of I-40 with McCrory Lane in Davidson County and realignment and widening of a portion of McCrory Lane, and funding thereof, as provided in the Amendment attached hereto, and authorizing the execution of the same.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-45 (Hunt, McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to enter into a sewage treatment agreement with the City of Hendersonville.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-46 (Hunt, McGuire, Johnson)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution approving an application for the recycling rebate grant from the State of Tennessee to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-47 (S. Davis, McGuire, Hunt)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution approving an application for a FY 2012 Transportation Enhancement Program grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by and through its Department of Public Works, for the construction of approximately 4,300 linear feet of sidewalk along Dickerson Pike.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-48 (Claiborne, McGuire, Hunt)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution approving an application for a FY 2012 Transportation Enhancement Program grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Public Works, for installation of approximately 800 linear feet of sidewalk along Lebanon Pike.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-49 (Harmon, Potts & others)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution approving an agreement by and between the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through its Department of Public Works, for the construction of approximately 4,800 linear feet of pedestrian enhancements along Harding Place, PIN Number 114944.00.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-50 (McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the submission of an application by the Metropolitan Government as Grantee for Foreign Trade Zone # 78 to request Subzone Status with Manufacturing Authority for Delta Faucet Company of Tennessee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-51 (Mitchell, McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving an interlocal agreement between the Emergency Communications District for Nashville and Davidson County and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for provision of services and reimbursement of costs pertaining to Enhanced-911 services.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-52 (Mitchell, McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the United States Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, for a G.R.E.A.T. (gang resistance education and training) Regional Training Center to provide certification for officers.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-53 (Mitchell, McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution accepting the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the United States Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, for technology purchases and to enhance the Advanced Records Management System (ARMS).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-54 (Mitchell, McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving Amendment One to a grant from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Fire Department, for equipment to enhance the safety of firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-55 (Mitchell, McGuire, Johnson)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving an application for an Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Fire Department.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-56 (Langster, McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution appropriating funds from the United States Department of Health and Human Services to the Metropolitan Action Commission to support the Head Start Program.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-57 (Langster, McGuire, Johnson)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution to appropriate grant funds from the State of Tennessee, Department of Human Services, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) services for eligible low income customers.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-58 (Langster, McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution to appropriate grant funds from the State of Tennessee, Department of Human Services, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, from a Community Services Block Grant to provide adult basic education to help achieve self-sufficiency.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-59 (Langster, McGuire)
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 the Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church to improve kitchen facilities in the Church by purchasing new equipment and to develop and promote community gardens in North Nashville.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-60 (Langster, McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide rapid HIV testing services to at risk individuals in a clinical setting.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-61 (Langster, McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide nutritious food to low income clients vulnerable to insufficient nutrition.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-62 (Langster, McGuire)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide nutrition education and services to eligible women, infants, and children (WIC) and breast feeding peer counseling programs for citizens of Davidson County.

- BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING –

BILL NO. BL2011-31 (Tygard)

An ordinance amending Chapter 2.222 of the Metropolitan Code regulating the acceptance of food and beverages for Metropolitan Government employees, elected officials, and members of boards and commissions.

BILL NO. BL2011-32 (Tygard)

An ordinance amending Section 4.20.065 of the Metropolitan Code to require Metropolitan Government contractors to present proof of a valid business tax license before receiving payment for performance of the contract.

BILL NO. BL2011-33 (Hunt)

An ordinance amending Chapter 4.44 of the Metropolitan Code to provide the ability for procurement assistance to Service-Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises.

BILL NO. BL2011-34 (Hunt, Glover & others)

An ordinance amending Chapter 10.28 of the Metropolitan Code relative to the regulation of excessive growth of vegetation and accumulation of weeds.

BILL NO. BL2011-35 (Claiborne)

An ordinance adopting property identification maps for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, which shall be the official maps for the identification of real estate for tax assessment purposes.

BILL NO. BL2011-36 (Jernigan, McGuire, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of easements for use in public projects of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County with relation to Project No. 10-SG-0083, Lakewood Laterals and Rehabilitation (Proposal No. 2011M-008ES-001).

- BILLS ON SECOND READING -

BILL NO. BL2011-1 (Stanley)
Referred to Codes Committee

An ordinance amending Section 2.78.010 of the Metropolitan Code to require the Board of Fair Commissioners to solicit proposals for the partial development of the fairgrounds as a theme park.

BILL NO. BL2011-2 (Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

An ordinance amending Section 5.16.060 of the Metropolitan Code to allow the One Dollar ($1.00) litigation tax on all cases in the general sessions and juvenile courts to be used for centers that handle victim-offender mediation and other community mediation matters.

BILL NO. BL2011-3 (Tygard)
Referred to Parks
and Public Works Committees

An ordinance amending Chapter 15.64 of the Metropolitan Code to allow recreational athletic fields and associated structures to be constructed within the floodway under certain conditions.

BILL NO. BL2011-4 (Stanley)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

An ordinance amending Section 15.64.034 of the Metropolitan Code to require quarterly stormwater reports to be submitted to the Metropolitan Council.

BILL NO. BL2011-5 (Gilmore)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Convention & Tourism Committees

An ordinance naming the Nashville Municipal Auditorium as the “Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum at the Nashville Municipal Auditorium”.

BILL NO. BL2011-6 (Moore, McGuire, Mitchell)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Budget & Finance, Public Safety
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of property in fee simple by negotiation, condemnation, or acceptance for the purpose of acquiring land to construct a new Metropolitan Nashville Police Precinct.

BILL NO. BL2011-7 (Harrison, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance abandoning 86 linear feet of an 8 inch sanitary sewer line and easements rights on a portion of property located at 3308 John Mallette Drive between Manchester Avenue and South Hamilton Road, and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said transaction (Proposal No. 2011M-003ES-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-8 (Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance to abandon approximately 240 feet of a 102” combination sewer main and accept the approximately 400 feet of relocated 102” combination sewer main on property located at 220 25th Avenue North, at the intersection of 25th Avenue North and Brandau Place, and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said transaction (Proposal No. 2011M-007ES-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-9 (Hunt, Bedne)
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Government to enter into an agreement with First Citizens National Bank to fund the operation and maintenance of a public pressure sewer extension at Cambridge Park.

BILL NO. BL2011-10 (Langster)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

An ordinance approving two agreements with Vanderbilt University for the participation and clinical training of medical students and residents in the Metropolitan Nashville Fire Department’s first responder and ambulance and rescue programs.

BILL NO. BL2011-11 (Pridemore, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance to abandon approximately 100 feet of an 8 inch sanitary sewer line and easement and accept the relocation of approximately 120 feet of an 8 inch sanitary sewer line and easement on property located at 306 Gallatin Pike, approximately 250 feet south of Duling Avenue, and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said transaction (Proposal No. 2011M-009ES-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-12 (Langster)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Traffic & Parking Commission (5-0)
Referred to Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees
Requested by: Barge Cauthen & Assoc

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by abandoning a portion of Clay Street, 5th Avenue North, 6th Avenue North, and Alley No. 207 (Proposal No. 2011M-008AB-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-13 (Langster)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Traffic & Parking Commission (7-0)
Referred to Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees
Requested by: Littlejohn Engineering Assoc.

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by abandoning a portion of Alley No. 908 right-of-way (Proposal No. 2011M-006AB-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-14 (Glover)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Traffic & Parking Commission (7-0)
Referred to Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees
Requested by: Jim Gotto

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by abandoning a portion of John Hagar Road right-of-way (Proposal No. 2011M-004AB-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-15 (Allen)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Traffic & Parking Commission (5-0)
Referred to Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees
Requested by: Littlejohn Engineering Assoc.

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by abandoning a portion of Alley No. 436 and an Unnumbered Alley right-of-way (Proposal No. 2011M-009AB-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-16 (Baker)
Referred to Planning Commission, ECD Board
Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by changing the name of Centennial Place to “Wayne Wise Place” (Proposal No. 2011M-001SR-001).

- MEMORIALIZING RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-63 (Tygard)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Convention & Tourism Committees

A resolution requesting the Davidson County Delegation to the Tennessee General Assembly to introduce and support the necessary legislation to require Metropolitan Government authorities and agencies created under state law to condition the payment of governmental funds to contractors doing work in Davidson County upon proof of a valid business tax license issued by the Davidson County Clerk.