A resolution approving the exercise of option agreements for the purchase of various flood prone properties for Water & Sewerage Services Department Project No. 02-D-149 (Proposal No. 2002M-111U-12).

Whereas, it is in the public interest for the Metropolitan Government to acquire certain flood-prone properties; and,

Whereas, the properties ("Properties") specified below and described on collective Exhibit A are flood-prone; and,

Property Map and Parcel:
Property Address:
147-06-0 129.00
147-06-0 216.00
147-10-0 026.00
133-00-0 069.00
133-00-0 070.00
147-07-0 008.00
133-12-0 169.00
4804 Blackman Court
5010 Suter Drive
5016 Suter Court
505 Paragon Mills Road
497 Paragon Mills Road
4947 Edmondson Pike
281 Elysian Fields Road

Whereas, Section 2.24.250(F) of the Metropolitan Code of Laws provides:

"Where land in fee simple is being purchased for purposes other than for rights-of-way for highways, streets, roads, alleys and other places for vehicular traffic, the Director of Public Property shall negotiate for the purchase of such property and seek to obtain from the owner an option to sell to the Metropolitan Government at a fixed price subject to the approval of the Metropolitan Council by resolution, and no purchase shall be consummated until it has been so approved by the metropolitan council"; and,

Whereas, pursuant to the terms of the documents collectively attached as Exhibit B to this resolution, options permitting the Metropolitan Government to purchase the Properties have been obtained; and,

Whereas, the Metropolitan Government has received a $1,971,765 federal grant to fund a substantial part of the purchase of the Properties; and,

Whereas, the purchase of the Properties, identified as Metro Water Services Project No. 02-D-149, has been funded under Capital Improvements Budget No. 02DG0013 and approved by the Metropolitan Planning Commission on October 29, 2002, Proposal Number 2002M-111U-12.

Now, therefore be it enacted by the Council of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:

Section 1. The Director of Public Property, or his designee, is hereby authorized to exercise the Fee Simple Acquisition Options attached hereto and to execute such documents as may be necessary to effect the acquisition of the Properties herein by the Metropolitan Government.

Section 2. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsored by: Randy Foster, Parker Toler

View Exhibits


Referred: Planning Commission - Approved
Budget & Finance Committee 
Public Works Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
Introduced: March 21, 2006
Adopted: March 21, 2006
Approved: March 30, 2006