ORDINANCE NO. BL2001-647
An ordinance authorizing the acceptance of Contract No. 2000462 between the State of Tennessee and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for LP 2608, Countywide Signal System Optimization.
Whereas, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County acting through its Department of Public Works hereinafter sometimes referred to as the "Local Agency" has recommended a Countywide Signal System Optimization project under 23 U.S.C.A., Section 149, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program; and
Whereas, The State of Tennessee, acting through its Department of Transportation, hereinafter referred to as the "Department" has allocated funds for the following project:
Local Project No. 2608
Countywide Signal System Optimization
Nashville, Davidson County
Whereas, pursuant to the provisions under the 23 U.S.C.A., Section 149, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program, the Department will provide one hundred (100%) percent of the project cost; and
Whereas, the Department and Local Agency have negotiated a contract for the above described project; and
Whereas, it is in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government that said contract be approved and that the Metropolitan Mayor be authorized to execute said contract.
Now, therefore, be it enacted by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee:
Section 1. The contract
between the Department and the Local Agency concerning LP No. 2608, Countywide
Signal System Optimization project and made a part of this ordinance, be and
the same is hereby accepted by the Metropolitan Government.
Section 2. The Metropolitan County Mayor is authorized to execute the attached contract and any and all additional documents for LP No. 2608, Countywide Signal System Optimization project under the 23 U.S.C.A., Section 149, Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement Program. These documents may include, but are not limited to, installation, operation, and maintenance of traffic signals, and roadway/street lighting facilities; and the appropriation of funding for the project.
Section 3. That any and all additional contracts for LP No. 2608, Countywide Signal System Optimization project between the Department and the Metropolitan Government must be ratified by resolution supported by 21 affirmative votes of the Metropolitan County Council prior to execution by the Metropolitan County Mayor.
Section 4. Should any court of competent jurisdiction declare any section, clause, or provision of this ordinance to be unconstitutional, such decision shall affect only such section, clause or provision so declared unconstitutional, and shall not affect any other section, clause or provisions of this ordinance, it being the express intent of the Metropolitan County Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that the remainder of this ordinance continue in full force and effect.
Section 5. 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: Howard Gentry
|Introduced:||March 20, 2001|
|Passed First Reading:||March 20, 2001|
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee
Public Works Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||April 3, 2001|
|Passed Third Reading:||April 17, 2001|
|Approved:||April 19, 2001|