ORDINANCE NO. BL2003-15
An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Mayor to enter into a license agreement with Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corporation allowing the Metropolitan Government Department of Public Works to install an electric line across the railroad right-of-way and under the railroad tracks owned by Nashville and Eastern Railroad Corporation at 3,130 ft. westerly, measured along the centerline of the main track from M.P. 1.0 (Actual M.P. .04), and authorizing approval of all future Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corporation license agreements by resolution. Proposal number 2003M-088U-11.
WHEREAS, the Nashville & Eastern Railroad Corporation (“N&E”) owns and maintains railroad tracks in Davidson County; and
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government Department of Public Works (“the Department”) needs to install an electric line in existing railroad rights-of-way underneath N&E’s railroad tracks at 3,130 ft. westerly, measured along the centerline of the main track from M.P. 1.0 (Actual M.P. .04) (“the Project”); and
WHEREAS, N&E proposes to permit the Department to install the electric line in railroad rights-of-way in connection with the Project pursuant to the terms of the license agreement (“the Agreement”) attached to this Ordinance as Exhibit A; and
WHEREAS, funding for the Project is included in the Capital Improvement Budget as numbers 97PW045 and 96PW001, and in the Metropolitan Government Cost Fund as No. 40130BU42411150.
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 electric lines may be approved by Resolution, supported by 21 affirmative votes of the Metropolitan Council.
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: Brenda Gilmore, Mike Jameson
|Introduced:||October 7, 2003|
|Passed First Reading:||October 7, 2003|
Commission - Approved 9-0 (08/14/03)
Budget & Finance Committee
Public Works Committe
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||October 21, 2003|
|Passed Third Reading:||November 18, 2003|
|Approved:||November 19, 2003|