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Minutes

Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, May 16, 2017


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

The invocation was offered by Terrence Gibson of Cross Point Church.

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

The roll was called and the following members were present during the progress of the meeting: Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O’Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg and Briley (39); Absent: Huezo, Weiner (2) .

The Minutes of the regular meeting of May 2, 2017 were approved.

Without objection, Mr. Shulman requested a suspension of the rules to allow Lord Mayor of Belfast Ireland Brian Kingston to speak.

- ELECTIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS –

Electrical Examiners and Appeals Board
Reappointment of Mr. Robert Cohen for a term expiring April 15, 2021. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the reappointment. Mr. Shulman moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Emergency Communications District Board
Reappointment of Mr. David Gleason for a term expiring February 14, 2021. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the reappointment. Mr. Shulman moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Plumbing Examiners and Appeals Board
Appointment of Mr. Tommy Krantz for a term expiring March 10, 2018. Mr. Krantz will fill the unexpired term of Mr. Carl Krantz. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment. Mr. Shulman moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

General Sessions Court Judge
The President called for an election to fill a vacancy in the office of General Session Judge Division X. Nominations previously make were: Michael Clemons; Sam Coleman; Adam Dread; Ana Escobar; Barry Gearon, Jr., Martesha Johnson; Nick McGregor; Tillman Payne III. Mr. Dread and Mr. Gearon withdrew their names. The Rules, Confirmation, and Public Elections Committee previous interviewed the candidates and they were found qualified to serve. A vote was taken and the Clerk confirmed the vote as follows: Coleman: Cooper, Gilmore, Hurt, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Syracuse, Roberts, Kindall, Murphy, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Dowell, Coleman, Rosenberg (19); Escobar: Mendes, Shulman, Swope, Anthony Davis, Pridemore, Pardue, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Bedne, Henderson (14); Johnson: VanReece, Glover, O’Connell (3). The President declared that Mr. Sam Coleman was elected General Sessions Judge for a term expiring August 2018.

- RESOLUTIONS ON PUBLIC HEARING-

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-686

A resolution exempting Answer Restaurant located at 132 46th Avenue North, from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E. of the Metropolitan Code. The Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee recommended withdrawal at the request of the sponsor. Ms. Murphy moved to withdraw the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

- CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-667

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency to negotiate and enter into a PILOT Agreement and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to a multi-family housing project located at 2715 Whites Creek Pike, known as Haynes Garden Apartments. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-687

A resolution authorizing and providing for the issuance and sale of general obligation bond anticipation notes in an amount not to exceed $375,000,000 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 liquidity facility agreements; and providing for certain other matters related thereto. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-688

A resolution amending Resolution RS2014-1066 to increase the size and duration of the general obligation extendable commercial paper program of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-689

A Twenty-Eighth 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, 2017 Series A, and Electric System Revenue Refunding Bonds, 2017 Series B, as requested by the Electric Power Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-691

A resolution accepting a grant from the State Justice Institute to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, to provide funding to obtain expert assistance to diagnose a problem, develop a response to that problem, and initiate implementation of any needed changes. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-692

A resolution approving Amendment Six to a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Human Services, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, to establish and enforce federal and state mandated child support program guidelines for children born out of wedlock. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-693

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Correction, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the State Trial Courts, for the expenses of housing and treating non-violent felony offenders with co-occurring addiction and mental health disorders. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-694

A resolution approving Amendment One to a contract between Election Systems & Software, LLC and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to extend the contract term. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-695

A resolution accepting a grant from Baby+Co. to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Sports Authority, to assist with new purchases benefiting the Mamava Project, as outlined in the Sports Authority’s Public Investment Plan. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-696

A resolution accepting a grant from the Nashville Sounds Baseball Club to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Sports Authority, for the purchase and design of two Mamava Suites, as outlined in the Sports Authority’s Public Investment Plan, for use at First Tennessee Park. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-697

A resolution accepting a grant from Southern Blood Services to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Sports Authority, to assist with new purchases benefiting the Mamava Project, as outlined in the Sports Authority’s Public Investment Plan. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-698

A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee Titans to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Sports Authority, for the purchase and design of two Mamava Suites, as outlined in the Sports Authority’s Public Investment Plan. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-702

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 ensure federal preparedness funds are directed to Tennessee Regional and Metropolitan Emergency Preparedness programs to prepare for, respond to, and recover from public health threats. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-703

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 the Tennessee Breast and Cervical Screening Program to offer individualized assistance to clients and to facilitate timely access to quality screening and diagnostics.
The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-704

A resolution approving a business associate agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Park Center to provide safeguards to prevent the use or disclosure of protected health information. The resolution was approved by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-705

A resolution approving a HIPAA Business Associate Agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Saint Thomas Health to provide safeguards to prevent the use or disclosure of protected health information. The resolution was approved by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-706

A resolution approving an agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, to provide clinical experience opportunities for its students. The resolution was approved by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-708

A resolution approving Amendment Two to an Agreement by and between the Tennessee Department of Transportation and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Department of Public Works, for improvements on Jefferson Street, Federal No. STP-M-1900(28), State No. 19LPLM-F3-011, PIN 103490. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Public Works Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-709

A resolution authorizing Mellow PGA, Inc dba Mellow Mushroom to construct and install an aerial encroachment at 423 Broadway for (Proposal No.2017M-014EN-001). The resolution was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-710

A resolution authorizing Whiskey Row Nashville, LLC to construct and install an aerial encroachment at 400 Broadway for (Proposal No.2017M-017EN-001). The resolution was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-711

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Ramses Vazquez-Marin against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $15,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-712

A resolution expressing the Metropolitan Council’s encouragement and support for the Native American Indian Association Circle of Life Indian Center. The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmation, and Public Elections Committee.

Having been unanimously approved by all of the appropriate Committees, Mr. Shulman moved to adopt the Consent Agenda Resolutions, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, O’Connell, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (36); “Noes” (0) with Mr. Elrod abstaining on RS2017-689.

- RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-615

A resolution requesting all officers, department directors, and other heads of all boards, commissions, authorities, and other agencies of Metropolitan Government submitting requests for funds for the ensuing fiscal year for capital improvements to the Director of Finance, as required by the Charter of Metropolitan Government, to submit copies of such requests to the Metropolitan Council at the same time of such submissions to the Director of Finance. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Mr. Glover moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, O’Connell, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (37); “Noes” (0).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-616

A resolution adopting a policy requiring a limitation on the amount of debt service funds appropriated for the amortization of general service bonds and urban service bonds in the annual operating budget of Metropolitan Government in relation to the total expenditures of the annual operating budget for all purposes. The resolution was deferred by the Budget and Finance Committee. The resolution was deferred by rule. In accordance with Rule 23, this resolution was deferred indefinitely.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-678

A resolution requesting the Metropolitan Transit Authority to provide at least ten percent (10%) of its advertising space to other Metropolitan departments, boards and commissions to provide public service advertisements regarding local government services. Mr. Bedne offered a substitute resolution and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-678

A resolution requesting the Metropolitan Transit Authority to provide advertising space from its unsold advertising inventory to other Metropolitan departments, boards and commissions to provide public service advertisements regarding local government services. The resolution was approved by the Traffic, Parking and Transportation Committee. Mr. Bedne moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, O’Connell, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (35); “Noes” (0).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-682

A resolution establishing the certified tax rate in the General Services District, and declaring the amount of the certified rate for the Urban Services District, pursuant to the provision of Tennessee Code Annotated,§ 67-5-1701, et seq. Ms. Vercher moved to defer the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-685

A resolution approving the Metropolitan Animal Care and Control fee schedule. The Budget and Finance Committee approved an amendment. The Budget and Finance and Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committees recommended deferment. Ms. Vercher offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council. Ms. Vercher moved to defer the resolution as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-690

A resolution authorizing the execution of a Cooperation Agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Ms. Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded. Mr. Mendes requested a suspension of the rules to allow an amendment to be heard and no objection was made. Mr. Mendes offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt as amended, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, O’Connell, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (35); “Noes” (0).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-699

A resolution accepting a Healthy Out-of-School Grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) in partnership with the Walmart Foundation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Parks and Recreation Department, to increase the number of healthy meals children in low income communities receive, provide nutrition literacy, and implement nutrition standards to access healthier foods. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Parks, Library, and Recreation Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-700

A resolution approving a contract between Hagar Environmental and Atmospheric Technologies and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, for the provision of services relating to automobile emission testing. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committees. Ms. Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, O’Connell, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (35); “Noes” (0).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-701

A resolution approving a contract between Opus Inspection, Inc. and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, for the provision of services relating to automobile emission testing. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committees. Ms. Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, O’Connell, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (35); “Noes” (0).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-707

A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Water Services Department, for the administration and completion of an approved Flood Mitigation Assistance Project to purchase and remove five houses which lie in various floodplain areas. The Budget and Finance Committee recommended withdrawal and the Public Works Committee took no action. Ms. Vercher moved to withdraw, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

Without objection, the rules were suspended for consideration of one (1) late resolution.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-713

An initial resolution determining to issue general obligation bonds of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in an aggregate principal amount of not to exceed Two Hundred Eighty-Eight Million Dollars. Ms. Vercher moved to defer the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

- BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING -

BILL NO. BL2017-722

A bill to be entitled: The Budget Ordinance of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee for Fiscal Year 2018. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-723

An ordinance establishing the tax levy in the general services district for the fiscal year 2017-2018, and declaring the amount required for the annual operating budget of the urban services district, pursuant to section 6.07 of the Metropolitan Charter. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-724

An ordinance establishing a program for the purpose of providing assistance to low-income elderly residents of the Metropolitan Government for the fiscal year 2017-2018. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-725

An ordinance establishing a Conservation Assistance Grant Fund, appropriating an initial sum to such fund, and amending chapter 2.154 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws with respect to the name, composition, and duties of the Greenways Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance and Parks, Library, and Recreation Committees by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-726

An ordinance amending Title 5 to add a requirement for the Department of Finance to maintain a written debt management policy for the metropolitan government. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-727

An ordinance amending Title 6, Section 6.72.170, concerning the display of taxicab permits. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance and Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committees by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL 2017-728

An ordinance amending Title 6, Chapter 6.81, Booting Services, to add additional application requirements for the qualification of permits and granting authorizing to the Director of the Transportation Licensing Commission and the Transportation Licensing Commission to suspend, revoke, place on probation or otherwise restrict licenses issued to booting companies. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages and Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committees by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL 2017-729

An ordinance approving an amendment to an agreement between the Metropolitan Government and Piedmont Natural Gas Company, Inc. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance and Public Works Committees by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL 2017-730

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Department of Water and Sewerage Services, hereinafter known as “METRO,” to enter into an agreement with MERITAGE, hereinafter known as “CLOVER GLEN,” to fund the operation and maintenance of a public pressure sewer extension for its development at Clover Glen (Project No. 16-SL-120). Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance and Public Works Committees by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL 2017-731

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-006, Lone Oak Road Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2017M-032ES-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, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL 2017-732

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes and easements and to accept a new sanitary sewer manhole and any associated easements, for property located at 2400 Gallatin Pike (MWS Project No. 16-SL-243 and Proposal No. 2017M-039ES-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 and Public Works Committees by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-733

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 February 22, 2017. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Rules, Confirmation, and Public Elections Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-734

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 IWD zoning on property located at 2912 Brick Church Pike, approximately 400 feet south of Brick Church Park Drive (3.92 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-027PR-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.

Without objection, the rules were suspended for consideration of two (2) late ordinances.

BILL NO. BL2017-735

An ordinance creating the positions of Accountant Chief – Assistant, Associate Administrator – Police & Fire, Budget Officer – Assistant, Deputy Director, Equipment Operator Specialist, Mechanic Apprentice, Metropolitan Treasurer – Assistant, Park Police Trainee, Public Property Officer – Assistant, Purchasing Agent – Assistant, Utility Account Specialist 1, Utility Account Specialist 2, Utility Account Specialist 3, Utility Compliance Inspector 1, Utility Compliance Inspector 2, Utility Compliance Inspector 3, Utility Data Technician 1, Utility Data Technician 2, Utility Data Technician 3, Utility Engineering Technician, Utility Engineering Technician Senior, Utility Environmental Compliance Officer 1, Utility Environmental Compliance Officer 2, Utility Environmental Compliance Officer 3, Utility Equipment Operator, Utility Equipment Operator Senior, Utility Equipment Operator Specialist, Utility Field Specialist, Utility Field Technician 1, Utility Field Technician 2, Utility Field Technician 3, Utility Maintenance Specialist 1, Utility Maintenance Specialist 2, Utility Maintenance Specialist 3, Utility Maintenance Supervisor 1, Utility Maintenance Supervisor 2, Utility Maintenance Technician, Utility Maintenance Technician Senior, Utility Services Assistant Manager, Utility Services Manager, Utility Services Superintendent, Utility Supervisor, Utility Technical Specialist 1, Utility Technical Specialist 2, Utility Technician, Utility Technician Specialist 1, Utility Technician Specialist 2, Utility Technician Specialist 3, Utility Technician Specialist 4, Utility Treatment Plant Technician 1, Utility Treatment Plant Technician 2, Utility Treatment Plant Technician 3, Utility Water Quality Analyst 1, Utility Water Quality Analyst 2, Utility Water Quality Analyst 3, and Veterans Service Officer Senior. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance and Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committees by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-736

An ordinance adopting the 2017-2018 through 2022-2023 Capital Improvements Budget for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County as the official Capital Improvements Budget of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance and Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committees by a voice vote of the Council.

- BILLS ON SECOND READING -

BILL NO. BL2017-608

An ordinance amending sections 17.04.060 , 17.08.030, 17.16.250, and 17.16.070 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to establish distinct land uses for “Short term rental property – Owner-Occupied” and “Short term rental property – Not Owner-Occupied”, and establishing a phase out date in year 2021 for “Short term rental property – Not Owner-Occupied” (Proposal No. 2017Z-004TX-001). The Planning Commission approved the bill with a substitute, disapproved with amendment. The bill was approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Hagar moved to pass the bill on second reading and defer the bill to the second meeting in July with a re-referral to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council with Ms. Roberts abstaining.

BILL NO. BL2017-646

An ordinance amending Chapter 13.08 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to add a new section regulating installation and operation of unmanned surveillance devices within the public right of way without prior Metropolitan Council approval. The bill was approved by the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing, Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages, and Public Works Committees with an amendment. Mr. Rosenberg offered Amendment No. 2 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council. Mr. Rosenberg moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded. Ms. Mina Johnson moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded. After discussion, Mr. Hastings called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to defer and failed by a voice vote of the Council. Mr. Sledge called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred to the motion to pass as amended and was approved by the following roll call vote: “Ayes” Mendes, Hurt, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O’Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (28); “Noes” Shulman, Swope, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Mina Johnson (6); “Abstaining” Gilmore (1).

BILL NO. BL2017-688

An ordinance amending section 16.04.200 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to permit the construction and use of electric fences pursuant to certain standards. The Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee approved the bill with a substitute. The Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee recommended deferral at the request of the sponsor. Mr. Coleman moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-705

An ordinance establishing an incentive program to allow neighborhoods to be awarded for meeting all Code requirements. The Budget and Finance and Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committees recommend deferral at the request of the sponsor. Mr. Shulman moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-706

An ordinance amending Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to add a new Chapter 2.150 establishing the Metropolitan Neighborhood Improvement Fund Commission and amending Section 5.12.060 of the Metropolitan Code to dedicate a portion of the transient occupancy privilege taxes generated by short term rental properties to the Metropolitan Neighborhood Improvement Fund. The Budget and Finance and Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committees recommend deferral to the first meeting in July at the request of the sponsor. Mr. Scott Davis moved to defer the bill to the first meeting in July, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-707

An ordinance amending Metropolitan Code of Laws § 4.12.080 with respect to procurement of telecommunications and internet access services. The Budget and Finance and Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committees recommend deferral at the request of the sponsor. Ms. Murphy moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-708

An ordinance to establish a Public Records Request Coordinator, to adopt a Public Records Policy for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, and to amend Chapter 2.140 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws. The bill was approved by the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee with an amendment. Mr. Sledge offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council. Mr. Sledge moved to pass the bill on second reading as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-709

An ordinance approving a contract by and between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Public Works, and the Nashville Downtown Partnership, for the management of public parking facilities of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance and Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committees. Ms. Vercher moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-710

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to enter into a consulting contract for a long-term solid waste management plan. The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance and Public Works Committees with a referral to the Public Works Committee. Ms. Vercher moved to pass the bill on second reading and re-refer the bill to the Public Works Committee, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-711

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-038, Hobson Pike Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2017M-033ES-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Budget and Finance, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Ms. Vercher moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-712

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-031, Delaware Avenue Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2017M-031ES-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Budget and Finance, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Mr. Pridemore moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-713

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer and water mains and easements and to accept new sanitary sewer main, manholes and easements for properties located at 4101 Ridgefield Drive and 211 Ensworth Place (MWS Project No. 16-WL-185 and 16-SL-211 and Proposal No. 2017M-034ES-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Ms. Murphy moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-714

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing combination sewer main and any associated easements and to accept a new sanitary sewer manhole, fire hydrants and any associated easements, for property located at 350 22nd Avenue North (MWS Project Nos. 16 SL-236 and 16-WL-202 and Proposal No. 2017M-036ES-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Mr. Kindall moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-715

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept permanent and temporary easements for the Roundwood Forest Drive Stormwater Improvement Project for two properties located at 3617 and 3621 Roundwood Forest Drive, (Project No. 17-SWC-217 and Proposal No. 2017M-030ES-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Mr. Elrod moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-716

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept permanent and temporary easements for the Van Buren Street Stormwater Improvement Project for two properties located at 101-A and 101 Van Buren Street (Project No. 17-SWC-240 and Proposal No. 2017M-037ES-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Mr. Elrod moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-717

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 Due West Avenue to “West Due West Avenue” (Proposal Number 2017M-009SR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, Public Works, and Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committees. Ms. VanReece moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-718

An ordinance authorizing Drury Nashville, LLC to install, construct and maintain underground and aerial encroachments in the right of way located at 315 3rd Ave South (Proposal No. 2017M-011EN-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Mr. Elrod moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

- BILLS ON THIRD READING-

BILL NO. BL2016-360

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 AR2a to IWD zoning for property located at 3920 Stewarts Lane, approximately 3,580 feet south of Ashland City Highway and partially located within the Floodplain Overlay District (10.0 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2014Z-049PR-001). The bill was approved by Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Leonardo asked for a suspension of the rules to allow a late substitute to be heard and no objection was made. Mr. Leonardo offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2016-360

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 AR2a to SP zoning for property located at 3920 Stewarts Lane, approximately 3,580 feet south of Ashland City Highway and partially located within the Floodplain Overlay District (10.0 acres), to permit uses as specified on the attached plan, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-059-001). Mr. Leonardo moved to defer the bill to the second meeting in July and re-refer the bill to the Planning Commission , which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Without objection, BL2017-653 was taken out of order.

BILL NO. BL2017-653

An ordinance amending Section 17.16.250 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to revise the list of acceptable documents establishing owner-occupation (Proposal No. 2017Z-009TX-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Ms. Allen moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0); “Abstaining” Roberts (1).

The regular order of business was resumed at this time.

BILL NO. BL2017-611

An ordinance amending Section 17.16.250 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to require the consent of adjacent property owners, Home Owner Associations, Condominium Associations, or other such community associations prior to issuance of a Short Term Rental Property permit (Proposal No. 2017Z-007TX-001). The bill was disapproved by the Planning Commission. Mr. Bedne moved to defer the bill to the first meeting in July, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council with Ms. Roberts abstaining.

BILL NO. BL2017-654

An ordinance amending Chapters 2.28, 6.04, 7.08, 7.16, 10.48, 11.28, 12.48, 17.04, 17.16, and 17.20 to substitute “place of worship” or “religious institution” for “church”(Proposal No. 2017Z-010TX-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Rosenberg moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-655

An ordinance ratifying Ordinance No. BL2015-1094 which amended Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from OG and RM40 to SP zoning for property located at 109 and 123 Bosley Springs Road, approximately 530 feet west of Harding Pike and located within the Harding Town Center Urban Design Overlay District (13.12 acres), to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2013SP-018-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. The Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee recommended deferment at the request of the sponsor. Ms. Murphy moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-667

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 applying a Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District on various properties along Eastdale Avenue, East Riverwood Drive, Eastdale Place, Riverwood Drive, and Plymouth Avenue, east of Gallatin Pike, zoned RS10 and RS20 (approximately 72.61 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017NHC-002-001). Mr. Anthony Davis offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2017-667

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 applying a Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District on various properties along Eastdale Avenue, East Riverwood Drive, Eastdale Place, Riverwood Drive, and Plymouth Avenue, east of Gallatin Pike, zoned RS10 and RS20 (approximately 72.44 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017NHC-002-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-668

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 R6-A zoning for various properties located along Little Hamilton Avenue, Pillow Street, Rains Avenue, Mallory Street, Moore Avenue, Wingrove Avenue, Byrum Avenue, Carvell Avenue, Neal Terrace, Allison Place, Martin Street, Stewart Place, Southgate Avenue, Hamiton Avenue, Merrit Avenue, and Wedgewood Avenue (109.3 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-040PR-001). Mr. Sledge requested a suspension of the rules to allow a substitute to be filed and no objection was made. Mr. Sledge offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2017-668

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 R6-A zoning for various properties located along Little Hamilton Avenue, Pillow Street, Rains Avenue, Mallory Street, Moore Avenue, Wingrove Street, Byrum Avenue, Carvell Avenue, Neal Terrace, Allison Place, Martin Street, Stewart Place, Southgate Avenue, Hamilton Avenue, Merritt Avenue, and Wedgewood Avenue (109.3 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-040PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Sledge moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-669

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 R6-A zoning for various properties along Keeton Avenue and Rayon Drive, south of Bridgeway Avenue (7.89 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-047PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Hagar moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-670

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 applying a Contextual Overlay District for various properties on Audubon Road, Dale Avenue, Galloway Drive, Glendale Lane, Gray Oaks Drive, Lealand Lane, Milesdale Court, Milesdale Drive, Scenic Drive, and Tower Place, located north of Battery Lane (62.83 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-038PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Pulley moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-671

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 zoning on properties located at 2305, 2309, 2313, 2317 and 2321 Pennington Avenue, approximately 135 feet south of Litton Avenue (0.84 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-026PR-001).The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Anthony Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-672

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 R6-A zoning for various properties along Summit Avenue, approximately 215 feet east of 12th Avenue South (2.88 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2016Z-110PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Sledge moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-673

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 RS5 to RM20 zoning on property located at Sharpe Avenue (unnumbered), approximately 800 feet west of Ellington Parkway (0.4 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-018PR-001). The bill was disapproved by the Planning Commission. The bill was approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Scott Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and failed by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Syracuse, Freeman, Roberts, Kindall, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Rosenberg (26); “Noes” (0); “Abstaining” Allen, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Henderson (4).

Without objection, Bill Nos. BL2017-674 and BL2017-675 were considered together.

BILL NO. BL2017-674

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 R20 and RM4 to SP zoning on property located at Old Hickory Boulevard (unnumbered), approximately 1,045 feet south of Ridgelake Parkway (123.01 acres), to permit residential uses and include environmentally sensitive design standards within the SP, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-017-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. The bill was approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

BILL NO. BL2017-675

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 cancelling a portion of a Planned Unit Develepment on property located at Old Hickory Boulevard (unnumbered), approximately 1,045 feet south of Ridgelake Parkway (123.01 acres), zoned Multi-family residential (RM4) and one and two family residential (R20), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 66-84P-002). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Ms. Mina Johnson moved to pass the bills on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-676

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 OR20 to SCR zoning on property located at 2101 Crestmoor Drive, approximately 175 feet northwest of Hillsboro Pike (0.3 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-046PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Pulley moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-677

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 amending a Specific Plan on properties located at 1440 and 1500 12th Avenue South and Wedgewood Avenue (unnumbered), at the northeast corner of Wedgewood Avenue and 12th Avenue South, zoned SP (1.83 acres), to increase units from a maximum of 150 to a maximum of 175 residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2016SP-045-003). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. The bill was approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Sledge moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-678

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 CN and RS5 to MUL-A zoning on various properties along McFerrin Avenue, Seymour Avenue, West Eastland Avenue and Cleveland Street, located within the Greenwood Conservation Overlay District, (approximately 6.75 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2016Z-075PR-001). Mr. Scott Davis offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2017-678

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 CN and RS5 to RM20-A, OR20, MUN-A, and MUL-A zoning for various properties along McFerrin Avenue, Seymour Avenue, and Cleveland Street and located within the Greenwood and Maxwell Heights Conservation Overlay Districts, (approximately 2.75 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2016Z-075PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Scott Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-679

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 applying a Neighborhood Landmark Overlay District to a portion of property located at 901 Dalebrook Lane, at the northeast corner of Dalebrook Lane and Eastland Avenue, zoned R10 (0.79 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017NHL-001-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Withers moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-680

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 applying an Urban Design Overlay District on various properties located along Clarksville Pike, Buena Vista Pike, Dry Fork Road and Lloyd Road, at the southeast corner of Lloyd Road and Clarksville Pike, zoned RS10 and RS15 (125.56 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017UD-001-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Leonardo moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-681

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 cancelling a Planned Unit Development Overlay District on property located at 622 Southgate Avenue, north of the terminus of Stewart Place, zoned R6 (0.17 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 34-86P-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Sledge moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-682

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 MUG-A, R6 and RS5 to SP-MU zoning on properties located at 1101 and 1108 Gallatin Avenue, 1105, 1107, 1109, 1111 Sharpe Avenue and Sharpe Avenue (unnumbered), 1048 and 1050 West Greenwood Avenue and 1110 Greenwood Avenue, at the southeast corner of Gallatin Avenue and Greenwood Avenue and at the southwest corner of West Greenwood Avenue and Gallatin Avenue, within the Gallatin Pike Urban Design Overlay District (5.32 acres), to permit a mixed-use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-022-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. The bill was approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Withers moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-683

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 R10 to CS zoning on property located at 5510 Nolensville Pike, approximately 120 feet south of Ash Grove Drive (0.10 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-049PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. The Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee recommended deferral at the request of the sponsor. Ms. Blalock moved to defer the bill indefinitely, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-684

An ordinance amending Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, zoning regulations, by amending Chapter 17.12 regarding the dedication of right of way and minimum lot size (Proposal No. 2017Z-011TX-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Ms. Henderson moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-689

An ordinance approving a lease agreement by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Clerk’s Office and GRACE’S PLAZA, LTD., for the lease of space at 4009 Hillsboro Pike (Proposal No. 2017M-026PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Budget and Finance, and Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committees. Mr. Pulley moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-690

An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government and Bellevue Redevelopment Associates, LP, concerning the exchange of certain parcels of real property in connection with the construction of a new community center and hockey facility in Bellevue (Proposal Number 2017M-030PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Budget and Finance, and Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committees. Mr. Rosenberg moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-692

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon any easement rights for property located at 5212 Louisiana Avenue, formerly 53rd Avenue North, between Louisiana Avenue and Alley #1209 (Proposal No. 2017M-010AB-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Mr. Elrod moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-693

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept permanent and temporary easements for the Barclay Drive Stormwater Improvement Project for two properties located at 2819 and 2821 Barclay Drive (Project No.17-SWC-180 and Proposal No.2017M-028ES-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Mr. Withers moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-694

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning an Unnumbered Alley right-of-way and easement (Proposal Number 2017M-004AB-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Traffic and Parking Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, Public Works, and Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committees. Mr. Withers moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-695

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 2004 right-of-way and easement (Proposal Number 2017M-006AB-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Traffic and Parking Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, Public Works, and Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committees. Mr. Elrod moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote:“Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-696

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 Demonbreun Street, 5th Avenue South, 6th Avenue South and Korean Veterans Boulevard right-of-way(Proposal Number 2017M-007AB-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Traffic and Parking Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, Public Works, and Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committees. Mr. Elrod moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (31); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-697

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning Lannom Avenue and a portion of Alley Number 2062 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2017M-008AB-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Traffic and Parking Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, Public Works, and Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committees. Mr. Elrod moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (31); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-698

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning an unimproved portion of Alley Number 1705 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2017M-009AB-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Traffic and Parking Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, Public Works, and Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committees. Ms. Murphy moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (31); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-699

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 Sterling Oaks Drive to “Montessori Drive” (Proposal Number 2017M-008SR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, ECD Board, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, Public Works, and Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committees. Mr. Swope moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Coleman, Henderson, Rosenberg (31); “Noes” (0).

Upon motion duly seconded, the meeting was adjourned.

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