RESOLUTION NO. RS2006-1512
A resolution authorizing R. C. Mathews Contractor, LLC to install, construct and maintain an aerial encroachment at 1001 Broadway (Proposal No. 2006M-137U-09).
WHEREAS: R. C. Mathews Contractor, LLC plans to install, construct and maintain 3 flags over sidewalk, located at 1001 Broadway; and
WHEREAS: R. C. Mathews Contractor, LLC has 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 flags at 1001 Broadway; 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, R. C. Mathews Contractor, LLC is hereby granted the privilege to construct and maintain flags at 1001 Broadway, 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 flags at 1001 Broadway, 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 R. C. Mathews Contractor, LLC.
SECTION 3. That plans and specifications for flags at 1001 Broadway, 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 R. C. Mathews Contractor, LLC.
SECTION 4. That construction and maintenance of flags at 1001 Broadway 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 R. C. Mathews Contractor, LLC 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, R. C. Mathews Contractor, LLC his successors and assigns, shall remove said awning at their own expense.
SECTION 6. R. C. Mathews Contractor, LLC shall pay all cost incident to the construction, installation, operation and maintenance of flags at 1001 Broadway, 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 flags at 1001 Broadway, 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. R. C. Mathews Contractors, LLC shall be responsible for the expense, if any, of repairing and returning 1001 Broadway to the condition which it was in prior to the installation of flags at 1001 Broadway, and for any street closure.
SECTION 7. That the authority granted to R. C. Mathews Contractor, LLC 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. R. C.
Mathews Contractor, LLC shall be and it 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 and installation
of said flags at 1001 Broadway. 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, and same shall be completed promptly, so as to cause the least inconvenience to the public. The acceptance by R. C. Mathews Contractor, LLC, of all provisions of this Resolution shall be determined by the beginning of work.
SECTION 10. The authority granted pursuant to this Resolution shall not become effective until the certificate of insurance, as required in Section 8, has been posted with the Metropolitan Clerk.
SECTION 11. 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: Ludye Wallace
on file in the Metropolitan Clerk's Office
Commission - Approved
Public Works Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Introduced:||September 19, 2006|
|Adopted:||September 19, 2006|
|Approved:||September 27, 2006|