ORDINANCE NO. O98-1363
AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT AND SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP. FOR LEASE OF PREMISES ON OLD CHARLOTTE ROAD FOR USE AS A SITE FOR AN 800MHZ EMERGENCY COMMUNICATIONS TOWER.
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government and NES are in the process of developing a greatly improved and new emergency communications system using new digital radio technology at a frequency of 800MHz; and
WHEREAS, the construction of new radio communications towers at high elevations in Davidson County is a necessary component of the new emergency communications system; and,
WHEREAS, one of the radio communications towers is planned to be located on a site known as Sullivans Ridge on Old Charlotte Road in the southwest end of Davidson County; and
WHEREAS, the owner of that site, South Central Communications Corp., and the Metropolitan Government have concluded negotiation on the terms of a 20-year lease of sufficient real estate and access thereto for the construction and operation of a radio communications tower.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. That the Lease Agreement by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and South Central Communications Corp., for lease of premises and access thereto on Old Charlotte Road, as further described in the Lease Agreement and attachments thereto, made a part of this ordinance, for use as a site for an 800 MHz radio communications tower for a term of twenty (20) years, at a rent of $700 per month for five years with a 5% annual increase thereafter, be, and the same is, hereby approved.
SECTION 2. That this ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored By: Eileen Beehan