ORDINANCE NO. BL2001-719
An ordinance authorizing the acceptance of Contract No. 2000512 between the State of Tennessee and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for LP 2663, Signal Intersection Upgrade.
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 Maintenance 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:
Signal Intersection Upgrade
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. 2663, Signal Intersection
Upgrade 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. 2663, Signal Intersection Upgrade 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. 2663, Signal Intersection Upgrade 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, Vic Lineweaver, David Briley
|Introduced:||June 5 , 2001|
|Passed First Reading:||June 5, 2001|
& Finance Committee
Public Works Committee
Traffic & Parking Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||June 19, 2001|
|Passed Third Reading:||June 26, 2001|
|Approved:||June 27, 2001|