ORDINANCE NO. BL2014-824

An ordinance providing the honorary designation of “Keaton’s Cut Place” for a portion of Old Clarksville Pike.

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. BL2012-262 amended Chapter 13.08 of the Metropolitan Code to permit the use of honorary street names and signs without amending the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, and without requiring residents and businesses to change their address; and

WHEREAS, Carl Keaton was born in North Nashville in 1930, and graduated from North High School in 1950; and

WHEREAS, Carl Keaton operated Joelton Barber Shop from June 1955 until January 2003, and continues to cut hair in the Joelton area at Jamie’s Hair Studio where he serves loyal customers of 63 years; and

WHEREAS, throughout his career, Mr. Keaton has made numerous financial contributions to school and community functions in Joelton, and has volunteered his time and services to those in need; and

WHEREAS, in recognition of the significant contributions Carl Keaton has made to the Joelton community, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council provide the honorary street name of “Keaton’s Cut Place” for a portion of Old Clarksville Pike.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That Old Clarksville Pike between Whites Creek Pike and Eaton’s Creek Road, which is more particularly described by lines, words and figures on the sketch attached hereto as Exhibit A and made a part of this Ordinance as though copied herein, is hereby given the honorary street name “Keaton’s Cut Place”.

Section 2. This honorary street designation shall not result in a change of street address for any residents or businesses on Old Clarksville Pike.

Section 3. The Department of Public Works is hereby authorized and directed to install the appropriate signage designating this section of roadway as “Keaton’s Cut Place” in accordance with § 13.08.025 of the Metropolitan Code.

Section 4. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsored by: Tim Garrett, Lonnell Matthews

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Introduced: July 1, 2014
Passed First Reading: July 1, 2014
Referred to: Budget & Finance Committee
Public Works Committee
Deferred: July 15, 2014
Passed Second Reading: August 5, 2014
Passed Third Reading:  
Approved:  
By:  

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