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Minutes

Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, November 7, 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 Councilman Scott Davis.

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, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O’Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg and Briley (40); Absent: Swope (1).

The Minutes of the regular meeting of October 17, 2017 were approved.

MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR

November 7, 2017

The Honorable David Briley, Vice Mayor
Members of the Metropolitan Council
The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County
Metropolitan Courthouse, Suite 204
Nashville, TN 37201

Dear Vice Mayor Briley and Members of the Council:

Please find attached the State of Tennessee reporting form required to be submitted to the local legislative body following a sale of bonds. This report is for the sale of $89,420,000 Water and Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series 2017A (Green Bonds) and $155,210,000 Water and Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series 2017B approved by the Metropolitan Council by Resolution No. RS2017-902 on October 3, 2017. The bonds closed on November 2, 2017.

The bonds were sold through a negotiated process on October 25, 2017, at a true interest cost of 3.638173%.

As always, we appreciate the Metropolitan Council’s support on these important financing initiatives.

Sincerely,
Megan Barry
Mayor

ELECTIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS

CATV Special Committee
Appointment of Mr. Mark Rowan for a term expiring March 1, 2018. Mr. Rowan will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Jackie Shrago. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment. Ms. Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Social Services Commission
Appointment of Mr. Phillip Orr for a term expiring April 3, 2019. Mr. Orr will fill the unexpired term of Dr. Frank Boehm. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment. Ms. Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Sports Authority
Reappointment of Mr. Chuck Meriwether for a term expiring October 19, 2023. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the reappointment. Ms. Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

President Pro Tempore Weiner assumed the Chair at this time.

RESOLUTIONS ON PUBLIC HEARING

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-937

A resolution exempting Peninsula located at 1035 West Eastland Avenue from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E. of the Metropolitan Code. Mr. Scott Davis requested a hearing from the public on this resolution which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the resolution and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. The resolution was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Mr. Davis moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O’Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (38); “Noes” (0).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-938

A resolution exempting Vui’s Kitchen Germantown at 1120 Fourth Avenue North from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E. of the Metropolitan Code. Mr. O’Connell requested a hearing from the public on this resolution which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the resolution and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. The resolution was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Mr. O’Connell moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O’Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (38); “Noes” (0).

Vice Mayor Briley re-assumed the Chair at this time.

BILLS ON PUBLIC HEARING

BILL NO. BL2017-850

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-A to SP zoning on properties located at 530, 534, and 536 Southgate Avenue, approximately 305 feet east of Martin Street, (1.73 acres), to permit up to 49 multi-family units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-054-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Mr. Sledge requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed.
Mr. Sledge moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-893

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 R40 to SP zoning on property located at Edmondson Pike (unnumbered), at the northwest corner of Edmondson Pike and Cloverland Drive (15.1 acres), to permit an assisted living facility, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-068-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Ms. Blalock moved to defer the bill to the January public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-902

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 IR to SP zoning on property located at 905 Cherokee Avenue, west of the terminus of Delmas Avenue (5.94 acres), to permit up to 166 multi-family residential units and 23,700 square feet of non-residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-071-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Mr. Scott Davis requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and citizens were heard in favor of and in opposition to passage of the bill. The President declared the public hearing closed. Mr. Davis moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-903

An ordinance amending Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, Zoning Code, pertaining to lighting (Proposal No. 2017Z-022TX-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Ms. Vercher requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. 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. BL2017-916

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 CL to MUL-A zoning on property located at 2006 South Hamilton Road, approximately 100 feet southwest of Clarksville Pike (0.27 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-081PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Mr. Hastings moved to defer the bill to the December public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-917

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 and RS7.5 to SP zoning on properties located at 3474 Dickerson Pike and Dickerson Pike (unnumbered), west of the terminus of Old Due West Avenue (18.04 acres), to permit the development of up to 267 multi-family units, clubhouse, associated amenities and up to 15,000 square feet of commercial space along Dickerson Pike, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-051-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Ms. Haywood moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-918

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 SP zoning on a portion of property located at East Trinity Lane (unnumbered), at the southeast corner of East Trinity Lane and Edwin Street (10.08 acres), to permit up to 190 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-035-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Mr. Scott Davis requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and citizens were heard in favor of and in opposition to passage of the bill. The President declared the public hearing closed. Mr. Davis moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-919

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 and ON to SP zoning on properties located at 406 and 408 Spence Lane, approximately 175 feet south of Marwood Lane, (1.36 acres), to permit a mixed-use development with a maximum of 10,000 square feet of retail, office, personal care service, and restaurant uses and a maximum of four multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-076-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Mr. Syracuse requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Mr. Syracuse moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-920

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 zoning on properties located at 1716, 1718, 1720 and 1722 Delta Avenue and Tral Street (unnumbered), at the northeast and southeast corners of Tral Street and Delta Avenue (0.84 acres), to permit up to 18 residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-067-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Mr. O’Connell requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Mr. O’Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-921

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 RS10 to OR20-A zoning on property located at 2000 South Hamilton Road, at the northeast corner of River Drive and South Hamilton Road (0.29 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-080PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Mr. Hastings moved to defer the bill to the December public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-922

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 SP zoning on properties located at 685 and 693 Vernon Avenue, at the southwest corner of James Avenue and Vernon Avenue (3.92 acres), to permit 58 multi-family residential units, including a maximum of 9 live/work units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-072-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Ms. Roberts requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Ms. Roberts moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-923

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 R6-A zoning on property located at 113 Eastmoreland Street, approximately 30 feet northeast of Joseph Avenue (0.17 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-082PR-001).
The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Mr. Scott Davis requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Mr. Davis moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-924

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 RS10 to SP zoning on properties located at Hummingbird Drive (unnumbered), northwest of the terminus of Swan Drive (4.41 acres), to permit 26 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-057-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Mr. Leonardo requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed.
Mr. Leonardo moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-925

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 SP zoning on properties located at Briarville Road (unnumbered) and Cheron Road (unnumbered) at the southwest corner of Cheron Road and Frontage Road (4.39 acres) to permit up to 81 multi-family units and non-residential uses, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-075-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Ms. VanReece requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. 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. BL2017-926

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 R6 zoning on property located at 610 Vester Avenue, approximately 100 feet southeast of Weakley Avenue (0.18 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-090PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions. Mr. Hastings requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Mr. Hastings moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Without objection, BL2017-927 and BL2017-928 were considered together.

BILL NO. BL2017-927

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 Development Overlay District on properties located at Old Hickory Boulevard (unnumbered), approximately 985 feet east of Nolensville Pike, zoned SCR (4.22 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 89P-013-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission.

BILL NO. BL2017-928

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 SCR to SP zoning on property located at Old Hickory Boulevard (unnumbered), approximately 995 feet east of Nolensville Pike, within a Planned Unit Development Overlay District (4.22 acres), to permit a self-service storage facility, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-083-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without.

Ms. Blalock requested a hearing from the public on these bills which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bills and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Ms. Blalock moved to pass the bills on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-929

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 on a portion of property located at 1010 Camilla Caldwell Lane, at the southwest corner of County Hospital Road and Hospital Lane, within the Bordeaux Redevelopment District (5.55 acres), to permit up to 40 multi-family residential units, requested by M.D.H.A., all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-060-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Mr. Leonardo requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and citizens were heard in favor of passage of the bill. The President declared the public hearing closed.
Mr. Leonardo moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Without objection, BL2017-930 was moved to the heel of the public hearing items.

BILL NO. BL2017-931

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 R15 to SP zoning on property located at 7341 Charlotte Pike, approximately 615 feet west of Old Hickory Boulevard (2.87 acres), to permit up to 27 multi-family units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-082-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. Ms. Weiner moved to defer the bill to the December public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2017-932

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, a request for an Urban Design Overlay on various properties along Cowan Street, Cowan Court, and North 1st Street, bounded by the Cumberland River to the east, I-65 to the north, I-24 to the east, and Jefferson Street to the south; zoned IG, MUG-A, MUI-A, and MUL (165.21), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017UD-005-001). The bill was approved with conditions including a second substitute, disapproved without. Mr. Scott Davis requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Mr. Davis moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-933

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 Scovel Street, Monroe Street, 9th Avenue North, 10th Avenue North, Mary Street, 11th Avenue North, Garfield Street, Jenkins Street, Nassau Street, and Buchanan Street, northwest of the corner of Scovel Street and 9th Avenue North (48.23 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-111PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Mr. O’Connell requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Mr. O’Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-934

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 RS7.5 to R6 zoning on property located at 2608 Old Buena Vista Road, at the northeast corner of Old Buena Vista Road and Day Street (1.0 acre), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-095PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions. Mr. Hastings requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Mr. Hastings moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-935

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 RS10 zoning on various properties along Draughon Avenue and Lealand Lane, located west of Lealand Lane, (approximately 10.35 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-109PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with a substitute. Mr. Pulley requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Mr. Pulley 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. BL2017-935

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 RS10 zoning for various properties along Draughon Avenue, west of Lealand Lane (approximately 7.3 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-109PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Mr. Pulley moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-936

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 Buchanan Street, Hume Street, Garfield Street, 3rd Avenue North, 4th Avenue North, 5th Avenue North, 6th Avenue North, and 7th Avenue North, southwest of the intersection of I-65 and 3rd Avenue North (58.97 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-110PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Mr. O’Connell requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Mr. O’Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-937

An ordinance amending Title 6 and sections 17.04.060, 17.08.030, 17.16.250, and 17.16.070 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to add a new Chapter 6.83 pertaining to a short term rental properties advisory committee and to establish regulations regarding short term rental properties (Proposal No. 2017Z-024TX-001). Mr. Shulman 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. BL2017-937

An ordinance amending Title 6 and sections 17.04.060, 17.08.030, 17.16.250, and 17.16.070 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to establish regulations regarding short term rental properties and to establish distinct land uses for “Short term rental property – Owner-Occupied” and “Short term rental property – Not Owner-Occupied.” (Proposal No. 2017Z-024TX-001). Mr. Shulman moved to defer the bill to the December public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-938

An ordinance amending Section 17.20.120 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, pertaining to sidewalks, to establish an exemption for religious institutions in the General Services District within prescribed settings (Proposal No. 2017Z-023TX-001). Mr. Glover moved to defer the bill to the January public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BL2017-930 was heard at this time.

BILL NO. BL2017-930

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 RS10 zoning on property located at 3612 Butler Road, west of the terminus of Bluewater Drive (14.3 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-088PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions. Ms. Karen Johnson requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Ms. Johnson moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTIONS

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-926

A resolution approving an agreement between the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to provide police assistance to the Middle Tennessee Drug Enforcement Task Force. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-939

A resolution authorizing the Director of Public Property, or his designee, to exercise option agreements for the purchase of various flood-prone properties, for Metro Water Services (MWS Project No. 17WS0001 and Proposal No. 2017M-022PR-004). The resolution was approved by the Planning Commission, Budget and Finance, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-940

A resolution approving a contract between the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, to utilize unused funds from a grant previously approved by RS2011-1577 and RS2016-231, to complete the purchase and removal of 11 previously identified properties, including vacant lots, located in various floodway and floodplain areas in Davidson County. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Public Works Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-941

A resolution approving a contract between the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, to utilize unused funds from a grant previously approved by RS2011-1724 and RS2016-232, to complete the purchase and removal of 15 previously identified properties, including vacant lots, located in various floodway and floodplain areas in Davidson County. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Public Works Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-942

A resolution appropriating funds for a grant to the Metropolitan Planning Commission in the amount of One Million One Hundred Eighty Four Thousand Six Hundred Eighty Four dollars ($1,184,684) from the Tennessee Department of Transportation for fiscal years 2018-2020. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance, Planning, Zoning, and Historical and Traffic, Parking and Transportation Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-943

A resolution approving an application for the Four-Forty Greenway TIGER IX Grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, to construct the Four-Forty Greenway from Melrose/Battlemont Park to Sevier Park and Park Plaza to Boyd Park. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Parks, Library, and Recreation Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-944

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee State Library and Archives, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Public Library, to target library materials to persons having difficulty using a library and to provide special services to children and young people. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Parks, Library, and Recreation Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-945

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 provide funds to purchase computers for use by library patrons and staff and to enhance the use of technology services available at the public library. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Parks, Library, and Recreation Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-947

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Safety and Homeland Security, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, for the continuance of the enhanced DUI enforcement initiative to reduce traffic fatalities attributed to impaired drivers through aggressive enforcement. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-948

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Safety and Homeland Security, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Drug Court Program to undertake Alcohol Countermeasures Highway Safety Projects to reduce the number of driving under the influence cases in Tennessee. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-950

A resolution accepting a grant from the Comcast Foundation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Finance Department, in gratitude for the participation of Metropolitan employees in the 16th annual Comcast Cares Day to improve our communities by painting and cleaning schools, landscaping public gardens, stocking food banks, and other services to make a positive difference in the community. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-951

A resolution approving an application for an education and outreach grant from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Public Works Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-952

A resolution appropriating funds from the United States Department of Health and Human Services to the Metropolitan Action Commission to support the Head Start Program by funding a comprehensive child development program for disadvantaged children and approving amendments one and two to the grant contract. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-953

A resolution approving Amendment One to a contract between The State of Tennessee, Department of Health, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide Medical Examiner Investigations, Postmortem Examinations, and Consultations. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-954

A resolution approving a contract between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Monroe Harding, Inc., to hire one part-time administrative assistant for the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Nashville Initiative. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-955

A resolution authorizing City Tap Nashville, LLC to construct and install an aerial encroachment at 205 Demonbreun Street (Proposal No.2017M-040EN-001). The resolution was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-956

A resolution authorizing House at SoBro, LLC to construct and install an aerial encroachment at 535 5th Avenue South for (Proposal No.2017M-042EN-001). The resolution was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-958

A resolution authorizing 1221 Partners LLC to construct and install an aerial encroachment at 2301 12th Avenue South (Proposal No.2017M-047EN-001). The resolution was approved by the Planning Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-959

A resolution approving the election of certain Notaries Public for Davidson County. The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-960

A resolution requesting that the Metropolitan Department of Parks and Recreation develop a plan, working in conjunction with the Metro Nashville Arts Commission and other relevant agencies, to foster recognition of Nashville and Davidson County’s relationship with its Sister Cities. The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-961

A resolution recognizing the Nashville Songwriters Association International as it celebrates its 50th Anniversary. The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee.

Having been unanimously approved by all of the appropriate Committees, Ms. Haywood moved to adopt the Consent Agenda Resolutions, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O’Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (39); “Noes” (0).

RESOLUTIONS

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-910

A resolution approving the issuance of public facility revenue improvement bonds by the sports authority of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County; authorizing the pledge of certain revenues of the metropolitan government as security for the bonds; and authorizing an official statement to be distributed in connection with the sale of the bonds. Mr. Sledge 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. RS2017-910

A resolution approving the issuance of public facility revenue improvement bonds by the sports authority of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County; authorizing the pledge of certain revenues of the metropolitan government as security for the bonds; and authorizing an official statement to be distributed in connection with the sale of the bonds. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Convention, Tourism and Public Entertainment Facilities Committees. Mr. Sledge offered Amendment Nos. 1, 2 and 3 and moved for their adoption, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council. Mr. Sledge moved to adopt the resolution as amended, which motion was seconded. Mr. Cooper offered Amendment No. 4 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded. Mr. Sledge moved to table Amendment No. 4, which motion was seconded and adopted by roll call vote. After discussion, Mr. Pardue 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 adopt as amended and was approved by the following roll call vote: “Ayes” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O’Connell, Roberts, Weiner, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson (31); “Noes” Cooper, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Mina Johnson, Rosenberg (6); “Abstaining” Freeman, Kindall (2).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-920

A resolution approving two agreements between the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, governing the participation of DEA Nashville District Office Task Force Participants in the United States Department of Justice Equitable Sharing Program. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committees. Ms. Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded. After discussion, Mr. Pardue 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 adopt and was adopted by the following roll call vote: “Ayes” Leonardo, Haywood, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Syracuse, Freeman, Roberts, Pulley, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Dowell, Lee (16); “Noes” Cooper, Shulman, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Allen, O’Connell, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Elrod, Blalock, Bedne, Rosenberg (15); “Abstaining” Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Henderson (4).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-946

A resolution approving an application for the 2017 Homeland Security Grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance and Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committees. Ms. Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded. Mr. Bedne moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-949

A resolution accepting a grant from the Davidson County Mental Health and Veteran’s Court Assistance Foundation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Court, Division II, to supplement employee salaries and assist in providing direct assistance to Veteran’s Treatment Court participants. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Ms. Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O’Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (38); “Noes” (0); “Abstaining” Murphy (1).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-957

A resolution authorizing GBT Realty Corporation to construct and install an aerial encroachment at 1608 21st Avenue South. (Proposal No.2017M-039EN-001). The resolution was approved by the Planning Commission. The Planning, Zoning, and Historical and Public Works Committees recommended indefinite deferment. Mr. Sledge moved to defer the resolution indefinitely, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-962

A resolution recognizing November 20, 2017 as Transgender Day of Remembrance. The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Mr. Withers moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O’Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (31); “Noes” Huezo (1); “Abstaining” Glover, Kindall (2).

BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING

BILL NO. BL2017-948

An ordinance addressing the employment of former employees of the Nashville Career Advancement Center by contractors of the Metropolitan Government in circumstances where such employees’ services were terminated due to layoff. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-949

An ordinance adopting the Debt Management Policy for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. 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. BL2017-950

An ordinance, subject to the Charter provision requiring no fewer than 27 (twenty-seven) votes for passage, approving, if at all, the demolition of certain premises of the Fairgrounds as proposed in Resolution No. RS2017-910. Pursuant to Rule No. 8 the bill is deferred.

BILL NO. BL2017-951

An ordinance amending Chapter 2.44 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to establish a Community Oversight Board responsible for providing citizen oversight over officers of the Metro Nashville Police Department in certain instances. Mr. Scott Davis moved to pass the bill on first reading and defer the bill to the first meeting in January which motion was seconded. Mr. Pulley moved to defer the bill on first reading, to the first meeting in December, which motion was seconded. Mr. Scott Davis moved to table the motion to defer first reading, which motion was seconded and was adopted by a voice vote of the Council. Mr. Elrod 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 pass the bill on first reading and defer second reading to the first meeting in January, and refer the bill to the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing and Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committees, which motion was adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-952

An ordinance amending Chapter 4.48 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to establish additional public contracting and procurement restrictions upon nonemployees. 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. BL2017-953

An ordinance amending Chapter 6.64 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to restrict door-to-door commercial solicitation to daylight hours. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-954

An ordinance authorizing Nashville Electric Service to install, construct and maintain underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 911 63rd Avenue North, 488 Myatt Drive and 219 Stewarts Ferry Pike (Proposal No. 2017M-041EN-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. BL2017-955

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sewer main and easements and to accept new sanitary sewer and water mains, sanitary sewer manholes and any associated easements, for property located at 4908 Delaware Avenue (MWS Project Nos. 17 SL-108 and 17-WL-88 and Proposal No. 2017M-063ES-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. BL2017-956

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water main and to accept new water and sanitary sewer mains, sanitary sewer manholes, a fire hydrant and any associated easements, for properties located at 2998 Belwood Street and 215 31st Avenue North (MWS Project Nos. 16-SL-225 and 16-WL-205 and Proposal No. 2017M 062ES-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. BL2017-957

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sewer main and easements and to accept new water main, a fire hydrant, a sanitary sewer manhole and any associated easements, for property located at 415 2nd Avenue North (MWS Project Nos. 17 SL-106 and 17-WL-86 and Proposal No. 2017M-082ES-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. BL2017-958

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing easement rights for a former 18 inch water main easement for 12 properties located along St. Francis Avenue, Park Circle, Acklen Park Drive and Wrenwood Drive (MWS Project No. 98-WG-004H and Proposal No. 2017M-061ES-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. BL2017-959

An ordinance authorizing HR Properties of Tennessee, GP to install, construct and maintain underground encroachments in the right of way located at 5010 Illinois Avenue (Proposal No. 2017M-032EN-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. BL2017-960

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 Cane Ridge Road right-of-way (Proposal Number 2017M-025AB-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and Traffic and Parking Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical, Public Works and Traffic, Parking and Transportation Committees by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-961

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 zoning on properties located at 504 and 506 Southgate Avenue, approximately 350 feet east of Rains Avenue, (0.7 acres), to permit up to nine multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-011-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. 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.

BILL NO. BL2017-962

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 portion of a Planned Unit Development on property located at 5055 Old Hickory Boulevard and a portion of property at 5045 Old Hickory Boulevard at the corner of Old Hickory Boulevard and Juarez Drive, zoned SCR (1.91 acres), to permit a restaurant and add an access point, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 69-83P-001).
The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. 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.

BILL NO. BL2017-963

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 chaning from IWD to MUG zoning for property located at Athens Way (unnumbered), at the corner of Athens Way and Great Circle Road (9.7 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-061PR-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.

BILL NO. BL2017-964

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 IWD to MUG zoning for property located at 300 Great Circle Road, approximately 1,400 feet west of Vantage Way (4.86 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-062PR-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.

BILL NO. BL2017-965

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 and R6 to SP zoning on properties located at 301, 303, and 305 Clay Street, 401 and 405 Dominican Drive, 1918, 1920, 1922 and 1924 4th Avenue North, at the south corner of Dominican Drive and Clay Street, (1.58 acres), to permit a hotel, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2016SP-095-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. 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.

BILL NO. BL2017-966

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 R6 zoning for various properties west of Rosedale Avenue, (4.5 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2016Z-077PR-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.

BILL NO. BL2017-967

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 CL zoning on property located at 6804 Nolensville Pike, northeast of the terminus of Concord Road (1.87 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-085PR-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.

BILL NO. BL2017-968

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 zoning on property located at 4717 Humber Drive, at the northwest corner of Humber Drive and Wallace Road (0.44 acres), to permit up to seven multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-073-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. 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.

BILL NO. BL2017-969

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 on property located at 6006 O'Brien Avenue, approximately 160 feet west of Lellyett Street (0.25 acres), to permit up to four multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-077-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. 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.

BILL NO. BL2017-970

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 zoning for properties located at 2044, 2046, and 2046B Straightway Avenue, approximately 230 feet west of Porter Road, (0.14 acres), to permit a two-family residential unit, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-081-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. 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.

BILL NO. BL2017-971

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 on property located at 6424 and 6434 Pettus Road and a portion of property located at 6444 Pettus Road and Nolensville Pike (unnumbered), approximately 600 feet northeast of Nolensville Pike (22.03 acres), to permit a maximum of 40 single-family residential units and 130 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-080-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. 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.

BILL NO. BL2017-972

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 R6-A zoning on property located at 750 22nd Ave North, approximately 60 feet south of Batavia Street (0.14 acres), of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-103PR-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.

BILL NO. BL2017-973

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 R6-A zoning on property located at 746 22nd Ave North, approximately 150 feet south of Batavia Street (0.14 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-102PR-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.

BILL NO. BL2017-974

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 RM9-A zoning on property located at 1308 Montgomery Avenue, approximately 295 feet north of Douglas Avenue (0.68 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-099PR-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.

BILL NO. BL2017-975

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 AR2a zoning on property located at 7724 Old Burkitt Road, approximately 290 feet east of Nolensville Pike (23.08 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-104PR-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.

BILL NO. BL2017-976

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 CF and ORI-A to SP zoning on properties located at 808 and 812 19th Avenue South and 1815 Division Street, at the southeast corner of 19th Avenue South and Division Street, (1.19 acres), to permit a maximum of 420 multi-family residential units and a maximum of 24,000 square feet of non-residential uses, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-091-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. 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.

BILL NO. BL2017-977

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 RM20 to SP zoning on properties located at 7447, 7483, 7487 and 7501 Highway 70 South, approximately 465 feet east of Sawyer Brown Road (4.72 acres), to permit up to 72 multi-family units with appropriate design standards, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-043-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. 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.

BILL NO. BL2017-978

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 ON to SP zoning on properties located at 7505, 7513 and 7527 Highway 70 South, at the southeast corner of Highway 70 South and Sawyer Brown Road, (3.57 acres), to permit general office, medical office, and personal instruction uses, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-044-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. 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.

BILL NO. BL2017-979

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 the Bellevue Commercial Planned Unit Development Overlay District on properties located at 7477, 7483, 7487, 7501, 7505, 7513 and 7527 Highway 70 South, at the southeast corner of Sawyer Brown Road and Highway 70 South, zoned ON and RM20 (8.29 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 94P-025-003). 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.

BILL NO. BL2017-980

An ordinance amending Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, zoning regulations, by amending Section 17.16.030.E regarding multi-family units associated with artisan manufacturing (Proposal No. 2017Z-025TX-001). Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Planning Commission and Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-981

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 renewal allowance for existing permitted uses (Proposal No. 2017Z-026TX-001). Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Planning Commission and Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-982

An ordinance amending section 17.16.250 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding Short term rental property – Owner-Occupied uses in two-family dwellings (Proposal No. 2017Z-027TX-001). Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Planning Commission and Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

BILLS ON SECOND READING

SUBSTITUTE 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. Pursuant to Rule No. 23 the bill is deferred.

BILL NO. BL2017-912

An ordinance amending Chapter 2.144 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to require the Metropolitan Social Services Commission to open a Metro-operated facility at night to people in Nashville when temperatures in Nashville reach 32 degrees Fahrenheit (32° F) or below. The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance and Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committees with requests for re-referral. Mr. Shulman moved to defer the bill and re-refer it to the Budget and Finance and Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committees, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-939

An ordinance to amend Chapter 2.04 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to add a new section regarding approval of transit improvement programs. The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance and Traffic, Parking and Transportation Committees. Mr. Mendes moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-940

An ordinance amending section 2.24.250 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to redact references to Richland Village, the McKay Home, and the Municipal Children’s Home. The bill was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Ms. Hurt moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-941

An ordinance amending Chapter 12.42 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to establish a commercial permit parking program. The
Traffic, Parking and Transportation Committee recommended deferral. Ms. Allen moved to defer the bill to the second meeting in December, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-942

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-001, Fairway Drive Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2017M-058ES-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Budget and Finance, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Mr. Syracuse moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-943

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2017-R-09, Maplewood Trace Sidewalk Project (Proposal No. 2017M-059ES-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Budget and Finance, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Ms. Van Reece moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-944

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-37, Davidson Road Multi-Use Path Project (Proposal No. 2017M-057ES-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Budget and Finance, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Public Works Committees. Ms. Mina Johnson moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-947

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 Junior Gilliam Way and Alley Number 205 right-of-way and easement (Proposal Number 2017M-018AB-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. O’Connell 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. BL2017-819

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 ORI to SP on properties located at 109, 111 and 113 29th Avenue North, at the southwest corner of Poston Avenue and 29th Avenue North, located within the 31st Avenue and Long Boulevard Urban Design Overlay District (0.49 acres), to permit a hotel, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-020-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission with conditions, disapproved without. The Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee recommended deferment and re-referral. Mr. Kindall moved to defer the bill and re-refer it to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

BILL NO. BL2017-852

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 expanding the Urban Zoning Overlay District to various properties located between Cabot Drive and Briley Parkway, from Knob Road north to Annex Avenue (1,591.06 acres), zoned CL, CS, IR, OR20, R10, R40, R6, RM20, RM9, RS40, RS7.5, SCR, SP and within Planned Unit Development Overlay districts, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-091PR-001). Ms. Roberts 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. BL2017-852

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 expanding the Urban Zoning Overlay District to various properties located between Cabot Drive and Briley Parkway, from Demoss Road north to Annex Avenue (1,289.95 acres), zoned CL, CS, IR, OR20, R10, R40, R6, RM20, RM9, RS7.5, SCR, SP and within Planned Unit Development Overlay districts, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-091PR-001).The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Ms. Roberts moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Withers, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-871

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements, and property rights by negotiation, donations or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2017-R-010, Central Pike Improvements (Proposal No. 2017M-038ES-001) and upon acquisition, the conveyances of said easements to the State of Tennessee. The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Budget and Finance, Planning, Zoning, and Historical and Public Works Committees. Mr. Glover moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Withers, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-872

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2017-R-002, Andrew Jackson Parkway Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2017M-050ES-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, Budget and Finance, Planning, Zoning, and Historical and Public Works Committees. Mr. Glover moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Withers, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-892

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 R6-A zoning on property located at 1015 44th Avenue North, approximately 115 feet south of Clover Street (RS5), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-072PR-001). The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Mr. Kindall moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Withers, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2017-908

An ordinance amending Title 15 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws pertaining to the Department of Water and Sewerage Services.
The bill was approved by the Public Works Committee. Mr. Leonardo moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Withers, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-913

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer and water mains, sanitary sewer manholes, fire hydrants and easements and to accept new sanitary sewer and water mains, sanitary sewer manholes, fire hydrants and any associated easements for properties located at 620 S. 9th Street and 804 Sylvan Street (MWS Project Nos. 17-WL-42 and 17-SL-54 and Proposal No. 2017M-060ES-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” Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Withers, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (32); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-914

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 4th Avenue North right-of-way. (Proposal Number 2017M-024AB-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. Kindall moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Withers, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

BILL NO. BL2017-915

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 Lester Avenue right-of-way. (Proposal Number 2017M-023AB-001).
The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, the Traffic and Parking Commission, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, Public Works and Traffic, Parking and Transportation Committees. Mr. Sledge moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: “Ayes” Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Leonardo, Hastings, Haywood, Withers, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, Rosenberg (33); “Noes” (0).

Upon motion duly seconded, the meeting was adjourned.

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