ORDINANCE NO. BL2003-1504
An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Mayor to enter into a fiber optic cable agreement with Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corporation allowing the Metropolitan Government Information Technology Service Department to install fiber optic cable in the railroad right-of-way overhead at M.P. 0.97 and then running East parallel to the main on the north side to the spur to the MTA-Hascall Steel Spur and authorizing approval of all future Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corporation license agreements by resolution.
(Proposal No. 2003M-057U-09).
Whereas, the Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corporation (“N&E”) owns and maintains railroad tracks in Davidson County; and
Whereas, the Metropolitan Government Information Technology Service Department (“the Department”) needs to install fiber optic cable in existing railroad rights-of-way overhead at M.P. 0.97 and then running East parallel to the main on the north side to the spur to the MTA-Hascall Steel Spur (“the Project”); and
Whereas, N&E proposes to permit the Department to install the fiber optic cable in railroad rights-of-way in connection with the Project pursuant to the terms of the agreement (“the Agreement”) attached to this Ordinance as Exhibit A; and
Whereas, funding for the Project is provided by means of a grant from the Federal Highway Administration administered through the Tennessee Department of Transportation, TDOT Grant # 19-901-9639-04, Metropolitan Government Contract # L-591 filed October 1, 2002;
Now, therefore, be it enacted by the Council of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:
Section 1. That the Metropolitan Mayor or his designee is hereby authorized to execute the Agreement (attached as Exhibit A).
Section 2. That amendments to the Agreement and future agreements with N&E concerning the use of railroad rights-of-way for the installation of fiber optic cable may be approved by Resolution.
Section 3. That this ordinance shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Craig Jenkins, Lawrence Hall Jr., Ludye Wallace
|Introduced:||June 17, 2003|
|Passed First Reading:||June 17, 2003|
Commission - Approved 7-0 (06/12/2003)
Budget & Finance Committee
Public Works Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||July 15, 2003|
|Passed Third Reading:||August 5, 2003|
|Approved:||August 6, 2003|