An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by closing a portion of Alley #428, a portion of Alley #393, and a portion of 13th Avenue South. (Proposal No. 2003M-071U-10).

WHEREAS: It is the desire of all the abutting property owners that said closures be accomplished; and,

WHEREAS: The closure has been requested by by Robert Gowan, applicant, for Mark Tarver, prospective property owner, and for Ted Walker, abutting property owner; and

WHEREAS: There is no future need for said portion of said portions of said alleys and streets for Metropolitan Government purposes.


SECTION 1. That the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, as enacted by Ordinance No. BL2002-1248, be and is hereby amended, as follows:

That a 266-foot portion of Alley #428, a stub of Alley #393 that projects into Map 105-09, Parcel 51, and an approximate 75-foot portion of 13th Avenue South, which extends south from Wedgewood Avenue just north of Map 105-09, Parcel 51,, all of which is more particularly described by lines, words and figures on the sketch which is attached to and made a part of this ordinance as though copied herein, is hereby closed.

SECTION 2. BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That easements are herein retained by The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, its agents, servants, and/or contractors and utility companies operating under franchise from the Metropolitan Government for the right to enter, construct, operate, maintain, repair, rebuild, enlarge, and patrol its now existing or future utilities, including drainage facilities, together with their appurtenances, and to do any and all things necessary and incidental thereto.

SECTION 3. BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That in the event there is proposed any construction over, above, or under said existing utilities that said construction shall have the approval of the Director of Public Works and/or the Director of Water and Sewerage Services, together with the approval of any other pertinent departments of the Metropolitan Government or other governmental agency, including the Nashville Electric Service.

SECTION 4. BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That the Director of the Department of Public Works be and is hereby authorized and directed, upon the enactment and approval of this ordinance, to cause said change to be made on said Map as set out in Section 1 of this ordinance, and to make notation thereon of reference to the date of passage and approval of this amendatory ordinance.

SECTION 5. BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That this ordinance take effect immediately after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsored by: Ronnie Greer, Ginger Hausser

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Introduced: July 1, 2003
Passed First Reading: July 1, 2003
Referred to:

Public Works Committee
Traffic & Parking Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
Planning Commission - Approved 8-0 (06/26/2003)

Passed Second Reading: July 15, 2003
Passed Third Reading: August 5, 2003
Approved: August 6, 2003
By: Bill Purcell