RESOLUTION NO. RS2001-576
A resolution authorizing John Dyke and H.G. Hill Realty Company to install, construct and maintain a sign and an awning over the right-of-way of encroaching over the sidewalk at 970 Woodland Street, (Proposal No.2001M-024U-05), all of which is more particularly described herein.
WHEREAS: John Dyke and H. G. Hill Realty Company plan to install, construct and maintain a sign and an awning over the right-of-way of the public sidwalk located at 970 Woodland Street; and
WHEREAS: Said parties have agreed to indemnify and hold The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County harmless of any and all claims for damages of every nature and kind resulting from or growing out of the installation of said sign and awning; and
WHEREAS: Section One to Ordinance O87-1890, allows the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to grant encroachments, permits, or privileges to construct, maintain and/or operate aerial cables, canopies, etc., over and/or across sidewalks and public rights-of-way by Resolution adopted by twenty-one (21) affirmative votes;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. That subject to the requirements, limitations and conditions, John Dyke and H.G. Hill Realty are hereby granted the privilege to construct and maintain a sign and an awning, in accordance with the plans which are on file in the office of the Director of Public Works, and which are more particularly described by lines, words and figures on the attached sketches which are attached to and made a part of this Resolution.
SECTION 2. That the authority granted hereby for the construction, installation, operation, and maintenance of the sign and awning shall not be construed as a surrender by the Metropolitan Government of its rights or power to pass resolutions or ordinances regulating the use of its streets, or the right of the Metropolitan Government through its legislative body, in the interest of public necessity and convenience to order the relocation of said facilities at the expense of John Dyke and H.G. Hill Realty Company.
SECTION 3. That plans and specifications for said sign and awning shall be submitted to the Director of Public Works of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for approval before any work is begun; and all work, material, and other details of said installation shall be approved by the Director of Public Works prior to its use by either of the said parties.
SECTION 4. That construction and maintenance of said sign and awning shall be under the direction and supervision and control of the Director of Public Works, and its installation, when completed, must be approved by said Director.
SECTION 5. That this Resolution confers upon John Dyke and H.G. Hill Realty, a privilege and not a franchise, and the Mayor and the Metropolitan Council herein expressly reserve the right to repeal this Resolution, whenever, in their judgment, a repeal may be demanded by public welfare, and such repeal shall confer no liability on The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, its successors and assigns, by reason of said repeal. In the event of such repeal by said Metropolitan Government, John Dyke, H.G. Hill, their successors and assigns, shall remove said sign and awning at their own expense.
SECTION 6. John Dyke and H.G. Hill Realty Company shall pay all cost incident to the construction, installation, operation and maintenance of said sign and awning and shall save and hold The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County harmless from all suits, costs, claims, damages or judgments in any way connected with said construction, installation, operation and maintenance of said sign and awning and shall not claim, set up or plead, as a defense, in the event of joint liability, with or without suit, that it and the Metropolitan Government were joint wrongdoers. John Dyke and H.G. Hill Realty Company shall be responsible for the expense, if any, of repairing and returning the site to the condition which it was in prior to the installation of said sign and awning and for any street closure.
SECTION 7. That the authority granted to John Dyke and H.G. Hill Realty Company as herein described, shall not in any way interfere with the rights of the Metropolitan Government, its agents, servants, and/or contractors and utility companies, operating under franchise from the Metropolitan Government 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 8. John Dyke shall
be and is hereby required to furnish The Metropolitan Government of Nashville
and Davidson County a certificate of public liability insurance, naming The
Metropolitan Government as an insured party, of at least three hundred thousand
($300,000) dollars aggregate, for the payment of any judgment had on any claim,
of whatever nature, made for actions or causes of action arising out of, or
connected with, the construction of installation of said sign and awning. Said
certificate of insurance shall be filed with the Metropolitan Clerk prior to
the granting of a permit, and the insurance required herein shall not be canceled
without the insurance company or companies first giving thirty (30) days written
notice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
SECTION 9. That said construction shall be carefully guarded and protected as provided in Metropolitan Resolution on the subject, and same shall be completed promptly, so as to cause the least inconvenience to the public. The acceptance of John Dyke and H.G. Hill Realty Company, of all provisions of this Resolution shall be determined by the beginning of work.
SECTION 10. That this Resolution shall take effect immediately after its adoption, and after the posting of the insurance required in Section 8, with the Metropolitan Clerk, the public welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored By: Eileen Beehan
Commission - Approved 8-0 (3/1/01)
Public Works Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Introduced:||April 3, 2001|
|Adopted:||April 3, 2001|
|Approved:||April 4, 2001|