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Agenda

Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
6:30p.m.
David Scobey Council Chamber


Call to Order and Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

- ELECTIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS -

CATV Special Committee
Appointment of Mr. Joel Sullivan for a term expiring March 1, 2018.

Board of Health
Appointment of Dr. Margreete Johnson for a term expiring May 30, 2020.

- CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTIONS -

- RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1517 (Pridemore)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

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, 2015; and establishing the salary for the position of Mayor, effective upon the beginning of a new elective term for that office.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1518 (Pridemore)
Referred to Budget & Finance, Health, Hospitals & Social Services
and Personnel Committees

A resolution adopting a new pay plan for employees of The Metropolitan Board of Health, effective July 1, 2015.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1519 (Pridemore)
Referred to Budget & Finance, Personnel
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution adopting a new pay plan for all employees of The Metropolitan Departments of Police and Fire, effective July 1, 2015.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1520 (Pridemore, Weiner)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

A resolution adopting Pension Funding Policies for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, as approved by the Metropolitan Benefit Board.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1521 (Pridemore)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Career Advancement Center, to establish programs and deliver services to prepare youth for entry into the labor force (LW09P151YOUTH16).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1522 (Pridemore, Baker)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving an application for the Bulletproof Vest Grant from the United States Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1523 (Gilmore, Banks)
Referred to Convention & Tourism
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution authorizing the consumption of alcoholic beverages on certain premises between a convention center, a convention center hotel, and a museum attached to the convention center hotel.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1524 (Pridemore, Gilmore)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving a contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for the provision of outpatient ambulatory care, drug assistance, and insurance assistance under the Ryan White program.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1525 (Pridemore, Gilmore)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, for the ongoing collection of data on ambient air concentrations for fine particulate matter in Nashville, Tennessee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1526 (Pridemore, Gilmore)
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 support the delivery of public health services.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1527 (Pridemore, Gilmore)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving Amendment One to a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to fund an ongoing program to protect air quality to achieve established ambient air standards and protect human health.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1528 (Gilmore)
Referred to Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committee

A resolution approving a clinical training agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Vanderbilt University to provide clinical training experiences to enrolled students of the Vanderbilt University Department of Allied Health.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1529 (Bedne, Pridemore, Bennett)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Budget & Finance, Parks
and Planning & Zoning Committees

A resolution authorizing the Director of Public Property, or his designee, to acquire certain real property by purchase and/or donation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for use as park land (Proposal No. 2015M-014PR-001).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1530 (Pridemore, Bennett)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Parks & Library Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Public Library, to target library materials to persons having difficulty using a library and to the underserved in the Nashville – Davidson County area.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1531 (Gilmore, Pridemore, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Planning & Zoning Committees

A resolution to approve the second amendment to the lease agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Parkway Towers, LLC for the use of parking space in the Parkway Towers’ garage (Proposal Number 2013M-033PR-003).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1532 (Pridemore, A. Davis, Harrison)
Referred to Budget & Finance, Public Works
and Traffic, Parking Transportation Committees

A resolution to establish a fee structure for the licensing and permitting of low speed vehicles.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1533 (Pridemore, Pardue, A. Davis)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution approving an Interlocal Agreement 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 resurfacing 1.86 Miles located on Myatt Drive from Anderson Lane to Gallatin Pike SR6 (S.A. 19021 (5).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1534 (Harmon, Pridemore, A. Davis)
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 Harding Place Sidewalk Improvements, Phase 3, PIN 121791.00.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1535 (Claiborne, Pridemore, A. Davis)
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 Lebanon Pike Sidewalk Improvements, PIN 121729.00.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1536 (S. Davis, A. Davis, Pridemore)
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 Dickerson Pike Sidewalk Improvements, PIN 121730.00.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1537 (Pridemore, A. Davis & others)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution approving Amendment Number Two (2) to an intergovernmental agreement between the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for funding for various intersections improvements, PIN 111335.00.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1538 (Pridemore, A. Davis & others)
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 county wide signalized intersection improvements, PIN 111335.01.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1539 (Pridemore, A. Davis, S. Davis)
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 county wide signalized intersection improvements, PIN 111335.02.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1540 (Harmon, A. Davis)
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 its Department of Public Works, for the acceptance of a traffic signal at the intersection of SR-11 and Welshwood Drive, State Project No: 19028-3244-94, Federal Project No: HSIP-11(17).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1541 (Pridemore)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the Metropolitan Government’s claims against Shlomo Eplboim, Epandco Real Estate, LLC and Epandco Holdings, LLC for the amount of $15,000 and entry of a permanent injunction to monitor future compliance with the Metro Code of Laws.

- BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING -

BILL NO. BL2015-1210 (Matthews, Garrett & others)

An ordinance to amend various sections of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Zoning Code related to natural gas compressor stations (Proposal No. 2015Z-014TX-001).

BILL NO. BL2015-1211 (Claiborne)

An ordinance amending Section 3.24.010 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to health insurance benefits for Members of Council after they leave office.

BILL NO. BL2015-1212 (S. Davis)

An ordinance amending Section 7.08.140 of the Metropolitan Code to prohibit the sale of single cans or bottles of beer by off-sale permit holders located within 100 feet of a facility that provides food to homeless persons.

BILL NO. BL2015-1213 (Pridemore, A. Davis)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance amending Title 15 the Metropolitan Code pertaining to abandoned water and/or sewer connections, irrigation meter ownership and tap fees.

BILL NO. BL2015-1214 (Harmon)

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 March 4, 2015.

BILL NO. BL2015-1215 (Bennett, A. Davis)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon approximately 3,750 square feet of public utility easement rights that were previously acquired by Council Ordinance No. BL2014-929 for property located at 603 Tuckahoe Drive (Project No. 15-SWC-030).

BILL NO. BL2015-1216 (Pridemore, A. Davis, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept permanent and temporary easements for the Berwick Trail Stormwater Improvement Project for two properties located at 925 and 1001 Berwick Trail (Project No. 15-SWC-082 and Proposal No. 2015M-030ES-001).

BILL NO. BL2015-1217 (Pridemore, A. Davis, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept permanent easements and temporary easements for the Duling Avenue Stormwater Improvement Project for 10 properties located at 201, 210, 212, 214, 216, 218, 229, and 233 Duling Avenue and at 106 and 306 Gallatin Pike (Project No. 15-SWC-168 and Proposal No. 2015M-028ES-001).

- BILLS ON SECOND READING -

BILL NO. BL2015-1129 (Bedne, Johnson & others)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Codes Committees

An ordinance amending Chapter 16.24 of the Metropolitan Code to establish a Codes Offender School.

BILL NO. BL2015-1137 (Stites)
Approved by Planning Commission
and EDC Board (8-0)
Referred to Public Works
Traffic, Parking & Transportation
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by renaming Woodland Point Drive to “Woodland Pointe Drive”, from Bell Road to the cul-de-sac (Proposal No. 2015M-003SR-001).

BILL NO. BL2015-1138 (Westerholm)
Approved by Planning Commission
Traffic & Parking Commission
Public Works and Planning & Zoning Committees
Referred to Traffic, Parking & Transportation Committee

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning Alley No. 766 and Alley No. 767 right-of-way (Proposal No. 2015M-001AB-001).

BILL NO. BL2015-1143 (Pridemore, Dowell)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

An ordinance authorizing The Industrial Development Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to CHS Realty Holdings III, LLC.

BILL NO. BL2015-1144 (Tygard, Allen)
Referred to Codes
and Convention & Tourism Committees

An ordinance amending Chapter 6.28 of the Metropolitan Code to allow lessees to operate a Short Term Rental Property with permission of the property owner.

BILL NO. BL2015-1145 (Dowell, Baker)
Referred to Codes Committee

An ordinance amending Chapters 10 and 16 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to adopt updated fire, building, dwelling, energy, gas/mechanical, and plumbing codes with amendments.

BILL NO. BL2015-1146 (Allen, A. Davis)
Referred to Budget & Finance, Public Works
and Traffic, Parking &Transportation Committees

An ordinance amending Chapter 12.44 of the Metropolitan Code to provide for annually-paid parking for free-floating car-sharing organization vehicles in parking meter zones and amending Section 12.42.070 of the Metropolitan Code to allow free-floating car-sharing vehicles to be exempt from the limitations imposed on vehicles lacking a residential parking permit when parking in a residential parking permit area.

BILL NO. BL2015-1147 (Banks, Steine, Weiner)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee

An ordinance requiring the Metropolitan Planning Department to prepare an amendment to the Metropolitan Zoning Code to require affordable and workforce housing units as part of residential developments, and to establish rules and regulations pertaining to the implementation of such requirements.

BILL NO. BL2015-1148 (Holleman)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Traffic & Parking Commission (8-0)
Referred to Public Works, Traffic, Parking & Transportation
and Planning & Zoning Committees

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 Redmon Street right-of-way (Proposal No. 2015M-005AB-001).

BILL NO. BL2015-1149 (Gilmore, A. Davis, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon approximately 1,240 linear feet of sewer main and easement and to accept a new manhole and 30 linear feet of 12 inch DIP sewer main for various properties located along George L Davis Boulevard, 12th Avenue North, and Church Street (MWS Project No. 15-SL-11 and Proposal No. 2015M-026ES-001).

BILL NO. BL2015-1150 (A. Davis, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon approximately 126 linear feet of an eight inch sanitary sewer main and easement for property located at Elliott Avenue (unnumbered), (MWS Project No.15-SL-42 and Proposal No. 2015M-025ES-001).

BILL NO. BL2015-1151 (Pridemore, Baker)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department to donate certain vests to the Armor of God Project, Inc., for refurbishment and distribution of the vests to under-funded law enforcement entities around the country and world.

- BILLS ON THIRD READING -

BILL NO. BL2014-835 (Moore)
Planning Commission – Approved with conditions, disapproved without (7-0)
Approved by Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner:
105-1-14 Anthony Ewing
Requested by: Dale & Assoc.

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 R8 to SP zoning for property located at 1813 Beech Avenue, approximately 390 feet north of Wedgewood Avenue (0.49 acres), to permit up to seven detached residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2014SP-033-001).

BILL NO. BL2015-1092 (Moore)
Planning Commission - Approved with conditions, disapproved without (8-0)
Approved by Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner:
105-9-21,22 Brennon Mobley & Metro Govt.
Requested by: Dale & Assoc.

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 R6 to SP for property located at 1727 and 1729 14th Avenue South, at the northwest corner of 14th Avenue South and Wedgewood Avenue (0.25 acres), to permit four residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2015SP-025-001).

BILL NO. BL2015-1122 (Pridemore)
Re-referred to Budget and Finance Committee

A bill to be entitled: The Budget Ordinance of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee for Fiscal Year 2016.

BILL NO. BL2015-1123 (Pridemore)
Re-referred to Budget and Finance Committee

An ordinance establishing the tax levy in the General Services District for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016, and declaring the amount required for the annual operating budget of the Urban Services District, pursuant to Section 6.07 of the Metropolitan Charter.

BILL NO. BL2015-1124 (Pridemore)
Re-referred to Budget and Finance Committee

An ordinance establishing a program for the purpose of providing assistance to low-income elderly residents of the Metropolitan Government for the fiscal year 2015-2016.

BILL NO. BL2015-1125 (Pridemore)
Re-referred to Budget and Finance Committee

An ordinance establishing the Metropolitan Government Office of Family Safety as a department of the Metropolitan Government.

BILL NO. BL2015-1126 (Pridemore)
Re-referred to Budget and Finance Committee

An ordinance amending Section 5.16.060 of the Metropolitan Code to impose a litigation tax to defray the cost of the salaries of the general sessions court judges.

BILL NO. BL2015-1127 (Pridemore)
Approved by Budget & Finance Committee

An ordinance authorizing The Industrial Development Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to American General Life Insurance Company, a Texas insurance company.

BILL NO. BL2015-1128 (Pridemore, Dowell)
Approved by Budget & Finance Committee

An ordinance authorizing The Industrial Development Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to Asurion, LLC.

- MEMORIALIZING RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1498 (Tygard)
Disapproved by Personnel Committee

A resolution requesting the Metropolitan Civil Service Commission to consider and recommend an amendment to the General Pay Plan to partially base the compensation of Members of the Metropolitan Council upon Council and committee meeting attendance.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1515 (Tygard)
Referred to Rules Committee

A resolution requesting the Davidson County Delegation to the Tennessee General Assembly to introduce and support the necessary legislation to require full-time Davidson County elected officials to submit an annual report to the Comptroller detailing the dates they worked.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1542 (Todd)
Referred to Rules Committee

A resolution honoring Chester R. Green on the occasion of his 100th Birthday.

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