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Metro Council Meeting, May 15, 2018

Call to Order and Invocation

The Metropolitan Council met in regular session on this date at 6:30 p.m. in the Metropolitan Courthouse.

The invocation was offered by Bishop Sherman Merritt of Greater Christ Temple Church.

Pledge of Allegiance

​The Metropolitan Council gave the pledge of allegiance to the American Flag.

Roll Call

The roll was called and the following members were present during the progress of the meeting: Weiner, Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg (38); Absent: Huezo (1)

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the regular meeting of May 1, 2018 and the special meeting of May 4, 2018 were approved.

Industrial Development Board

The President announced the existence of a vacancy on the Industrial Development Board, for which nominations will be taken at the next meeting, and an election will be held on June 19, 2018.

Proposed Rules Amendments

Proposed amendment to Rule 3 of the Rules of Procedure of the Metropolitan Council.

An amendment was proposed for Rule number 3 of the Rules of Procedure of the Metropolitan Council. The amendment was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Haywood moved to adopt the amendment, which motion was properly seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Elections and Confirmations

Council Member Haywood moved to suspend Rule 41 of the Rules of Procedure for consideration of the following nominees. Without objection, confirmations to the enumerated Boards and Commissions were considered at this time.

Historical Commission

Appointment of Mr. Thomas Wood for a term expiring August 1, 2019.
Mr. Wood will fill the unexpired term of Mr. Richard Courtney.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Human Relations Commission

Reappointment of Ms. Samar Ali for a term expiring April 18, 2021.
Reappointment of Ms. Marcela Gomez for a term expiring April 18, 2021.
Reappointment of Dr. Oscar Miller for a term expiring April 18, 2021.
Appointment of Ms. Kobie Pretorius for a term expiring April 18, 2021.
Reappointment of Dr. Janice Rodriguez for a term expiring April 18, 2021.
Appointment of Ms. Linda D. Robinson for a term expiring April 18, 2019.
Ms. Robinson will fill the unexpired term of Mr. Abdishakur Mohamed.
Appointment of Reverend Davie Tucker for a term expiring April 18, 2019.
Rev. Tucker will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Ellen Register.
Appointment of Mr. Irwin Venick for a term expiring April 18, 2019.
Mr. Venick will fill the unexpired term of Mr. Will Leavitt.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointments and reappointments. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Sexually Oriented Business Licensing Board (SOBLB)

Appointment of Ms. Kyonzte Toombs for a term expiring October 7, 2021.
Ms. Toombs will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Megan Geer.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment. Council Member Haywood moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Resolutions on Public Hearing

Resolution RS2018-1186

A resolution exempting La Cocina Dominica located at 4407 Nolensville Pike from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E of the Metropolitan Code.

The resolution was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Blalock requested a hearing from the public on this resolution which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the resolution and citizens were heard in favor of and in opposition to the resolution. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Blalock moved to defer the resolution to the June 5, 2018 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Bills on Public Hearing

Substitute BL2018-1139

A Substitute Ordinance Approving the Donelson Transit-Oriented Redevelopment Plan.

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission and referred to the Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee, the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee. Council Member Syracuse requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and citizens were heard in favor of and in opposition to the bill. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Syracuse moved to defer the bill to the June 5, 2018 meeting which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Pursuant to Rule 23 of the Rules of Procedure, this bill is deferred indefinitely.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Consent Agenda Resolutions

Resolution RS2018-1187

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Water and Sewer to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Davidson County Soil Conservation District.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1188

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Administrative Office of the Courts, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for the provision of interpretation/translation services for court hearings which involve parties with limited English proficiency (LEP) in the Davidson County trial courts.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1189

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Arts Commission, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, for funding to non-profit organizations to nurture artists, arts organizations, and support development of Davidson County’s cultural resources.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1190

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Human Services, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, to establish and enforce federal and state mandated child support program guidelines for children born out of wedlock.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1191

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Family Safety, for a Family Justice Center Navigator position.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1192

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claims of Edgar Mhoon against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $550,000.00, and that said amount to be paid out of the Judgment and Losses Fund.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1193

A resolution approving Amendment One to the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, to create a Pre-Trial Risk Assessment Coordinator position to oversee implementation of an evidence-based pre-trial risk assessment program.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1194

A resolution approving an application for a Nashville Bike Grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Safety and Homeland Security, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to conduct vehicle and bicycle stops for the purpose of educating the public and gaining compliance with state and local ordinances.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Jeremy Elrod, Doug Pardue

Resolution RS2018-1195

A resolution approving an application for a Governor’s Highway Safety Grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Safety and Homeland Security, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, for the continuance of the enhanced DUI enforcement initiative to reduce traffic fatalities attributed to impaired drivers through aggressive enforcement.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1196

A resolution approving an application for a Bulletproof Vest Grant from the United States Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to purchase bullet proof vests for law enforcement personnel.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1197

A resolution approving an intergovernmental agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) to provide health education services to offenders on probation or parole who participate in the TDOC Day Reporting/Community Resource Center for Davidson County as an alternative to sentencing.

The resolution was approved by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee.

Sponsor(s): Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1198

A resolution accepting a grant from the Best Friends Animal Society to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide funding for spay/neuter surgery for intact animals reclaimed by their owners in exchange for waived reclamation fees.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1199

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to promote Healthy People 2020 goals to the residents of Davidson County through the use of health promotion activities and education programs.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1200

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to improve the health of those residing in or visiting Davidson County through targeted strategies to prevent and control the use of tobacco products.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1201

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide oral disease prevention services for school children in grades K-8 in qualifying public schools.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1202

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide comprehensive care coordination services to eligible children with special healthcare needs.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1203

A resolution approving a contract for services by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to provide prenatal presumptive eligibility expansion program enrollment assistance with TennCare and CoverKids applications.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1204

A resolution approving Amendment One to a contract between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to provide for the administering of environmental health programs.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1205

A resolution approving an agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing to provide clinical experience opportunities for its Advanced Practice Nursing students.

The resolution was approved by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

Sponsor(s): Erica Gilmore, Burkley Allen

Resolution RS2018-1206

A resolution approving a contract for services between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the Tennessee Department of Health to establish the Baby and Me Tobacco Free (BMTF) program to provide counseling and non-cash voucher incentives to pregnant and postpartum women and eligible household members.

The resolution was approved by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

Sponsor(s): Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1207

A resolution approving a business associate agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and VSee Lab, Inc. to provide safeguards to prevent the use or disclosure of protected health information.

The resolution was approved by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee.

Sponsor(s): Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1208

A resolution accepting a Friends of Two Rivers Mansion Grant from the Friends of Two Rivers Mansion to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, to provide funding for one employee’s salary to provide administrative support at Two Rivers Mansion.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Parks, Library, and Recreation Committee.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse, Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten

Resolution RS2018-1209

A resolution accepting a Friends of Two Rivers Mansion Grant from the Friends of Two Rivers Mansion to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, to provide funding for two part-time employees to conduct tours at Two Rivers Mansion during the 2018 Christmas season.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Parks, Library, and Recreation Committee.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse, Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten

Resolution RS2018-1210

A resolution accepting a Friends of Two Rivers Mansion Grant from the Friends of Two Rivers Mansion to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, to provide funding for two part-time employees to conduct historic tours at Two Rivers Mansion during June, July, and August 2018.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Parks, Library, and Recreation Committee.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse, Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten

Resolution RS2018-1211

A resolution exempting the construction and/or maintenance of sidewalks, roads, and bridges funded or partially funded by the Metropolitan Department of Public Works from water quality buffer requirements contained in the Metro Stormwater Management Manual, Volume 1.

The resolution was approved by the Public Works Committee.

Sponsor(s): Jeremy Elrod

Resolution RS2018-1212

A resolution authorizing Third Avenue South 120/122, LLC to construct and install an aerial encroachment at 122 3rd Avenue South (Proposal No.2018M-012EN-001).

The resolution was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Resolution RS2018-1213

A resolution authorizing Market Street Mercantile, LLC to construct and install an aerial encroachment at 111 2nd Avenue North for (Proposal No.2018M-013EN-001).

The resolution was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Resolution RS2018-1214

A resolution calling the Metropolitan Board of Equalization (“MBOE”) into regular session beginning June 1, 2018, and special session beginning June 25, 2018.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1215

A resolution approving the appointment of hearing officers by the Metropolitan Board of Equalization to conduct preliminary hearings and to make investigations regarding complaints before the Board.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1216

A resolution requesting a report within ninety (90) days from the Department of Codes Administration and the Department of Public Works regarding efforts undertaken to enforce Sections 6.040.010 through 6.04.035 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, and providing recommendations for further enforcement.

The resolution was approved by the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee and the Public Works Committee.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Resolution RS2018-1217

A resolution to honor Linda O’Neal on the occasion of her retirement from the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth.

The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee.

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood, Kathleen Murphy

Resolution RS2018-1218

A resolution honoring and congratulating the Franklin Road Academy Wrestling Team and their coach, Doug Newman.

The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee.

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood, Angie Henderson, Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1219

A resolution recognizing May 2018 as Lupus Awareness Month.

The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee.

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall

Resolution RS2018-1220

A Resolution recognizing Friday, June 1 to Saturday, June, 30, 2018 as the “Nashville Pride Month”, celebrating the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities and their enormous contributions to the quality of life in Nashville and Davidson County, and further recognizing the 30th anniversary of the first Nashville Pride event which took place in 1988.

The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee.

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers, Nancy VanReece, Bob Mendes, Mina Johnson, Burkley Allen, Freddie O'Connell, Dave Rosenberg

Having been unanimously approved by all of the appropriate Committees, Council Member Haywood moved to adopt the Consent Agenda Resolutions, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Resolutions

Resolution RS2018-1158

A resolution approving the issuance of public facility revenue improvement bonds by The Sports Authority of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County; authorizing the pledge of certain revenues of the Metropolitan Government as security for the bonds; and authorizing an official statement to be distributed in connection with the sale of the bonds.

The resolution was disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee and recommended for indefinite deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee and the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee. Council Member Glover moved to defer the resolution indefinitely, which motion was seconded and approved by voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover, DeCosta Hastings

Resolution RS2018-1165

A resolution appropriating the amount of $500,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for Metro Nashville General Hospital.

The resolution was recommended for indefinite deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved to defer the resolution indefinitely, which motion was seconded and approved by voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Resolution RS2018-1171

A resolution authorizing the continuation of the vehicle inspection and maintenance program for motor vehicles registered in Davidson County, originally implemented to attain and maintain compliance with national ambient air quality standards.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee. Council Member Gilmore moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following roll call vote: Yes (28): Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, and Henderson; No (7): Cooper, Swope, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Roberts, and Rosenberg; Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Erica Gilmore, Burkley Allen, Mina Johnson

At this time, Deputy Pro Tempore Burkley Allen assumed the chair.

Resolution RS2018-1180

A resolution providing amendments to the Charter of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, in accordance with Article 19, Section 19.01 thereof, and setting forth a brief description of each amendment to be placed upon the ballot.

The resolution was referred to the Charter Revision Commission and recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Charter Revision Committee. Council Member Rosenberg moved to defer the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg

Late Filed Resolutions

Without objection, the rules were suspended for consideration of the following two (2) late resolutions.

Resolution RS2018-1221

A resolution requesting that the Metropolitan Civil Service Commission propose a pay plan for Metropolitan Government employees limited to the ensuing FY2018-2019 fiscal year, and requesting the Mayor, Director of Finance, and Civil Service Commission to refrain from multi-year pay plans in the future unless a financing plan is presented adequately demonstrating that future revenues will be sufficient to meet the multi-year obligation.

Council Member Vercher moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure for consideration of the resolution. The resolution was accepted for Council consideration by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following roll call vote: Yes (26): Weiner, Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Syracuse, Sledge, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Dowell, and Lee; No (1): Bedne; Abstain (3): Gilmore, Freeman, and O'Connell.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Steve Glover

Resolution RS2018-1222

A resolution requesting that Governor Bill Haslam veto HB2315, which would prohibit state and local governmental entities from adopting sanctuary policies.

Council Member Gilmore moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure for consideration of the resolution. The resolution was accepted for Council consideration by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Gilmore moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following roll call vote: Yes (21): Weiner, Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Sledge, O'Connell, Mina Johnson, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, and Lee; No (4): Swope, Glover, Freeman, and Pulley; Abstain (4): Syracuse, Roberts, Elrod, and Blalock.

Sponsor(s): Erica Gilmore, Bob Mendes, Scott Davis, Fabian Bedne, Colby Sledge, Mina Johnson, Tanaka Vercher, Burkley Allen, Karen Johnson, Brenda Haywood

Bills on Introduction and First Reading

Bill BL2018-1184

A bill to be entitled: The Budget Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee for Fiscal Year 2019.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1185

An ordinance establishing the tax levy in the general services district for the fiscal year 2018-2019, and declaring the amount required for the annual operating budget of the urban services district, pursuant to section 6.07 of the Metropolitan Charter.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1186

An ordinance establishing a program for the purpose of providing assistance to low-income elderly residents of the Metropolitan Government for the fiscal year 2018-2019.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Jeff Syracuse, Brett Withers, Mina Johnson, Bob Mendes

Bill BL2018-1187

An ordinance amending Chapter 10.64 of the Metropolitan Code to codify a fee schedule for operational permits issued by the Fire Marshal’s Office.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1188

An ordinance amending Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws by inserting a new Subsection in Chapter 2.24 to establish procedures for high-value real property transactions.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): John Cooper, Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1189

An ordinance amending Chapter 4.46 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the Procurement Non-Discrimination Program.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Bill BL2018-1190

An ordinance amending Chapter 12.44 of the Metropolitan Code to provide free parking at public parking meters in Davidson County for environmentally friendly vehicles and for vehicle owners that purchase carbon offsets.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Burkley Allen, Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2018-1191

An ordinance authorizing Nashville Symphony Association to install, construct and maintain underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 1 Symphony Place (Proposal No. 2018M-008EN-001).

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1192

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2017-R-019, Belmont Park Terrace Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-012ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Russ Pulley, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1193

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2017-R-11B, Belle Forest Circle Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-015ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1194

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2016-R-006, 23rd Avenue North Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-020ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1195

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from IR and RS5 to SP zoning on properties located at 1003, 1011, 1013 and 1013 B 44th Avenue North and 44th Avenue North (Unnumbered), approximately 625 feet south of Centennial Boulevard (1.96 acres), to permit a maximum of 37 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-011-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall

Late Filed Ordinances

Without objection, the rules were suspended for consideration of the following late ordinance.

Bill BL2018-1196

An ordinance adopting the 2018-2019 through 2023-2024 Capital Improvements Budget for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County as the official Capital Improvements Budget of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for Fiscal Year 2018-2019.

Council Member Vercher moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure for consideration of the ordinance. The bill was accepted for Council consideration by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill, which motion was properly seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne

Matters not on the Agenda

Bill BL2018-1157

An ordinance amending Chapter 15.64 and Section 17.28.040 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to establish and preserve a fifty foot floodway buffer along the Cumberland River (Proposal No. 2018Z-002TX-001).

Council Member Syracuse moved to place Bill BL2018-1157 on the June 5, 2018 Agenda, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Bills on Second Reading

Bill BL2016-287

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from AR2a (2.47 acres) and CS (15.6 acres) to SP zoning (18.07 acres), to permit heavy equipment sales (heavy truck repair), and all uses permitted by the CS zoning district except alternative financial services uses, non-residential drug treatment facilities, a bar or nightclub, and pawnshops and clubs, and CS zoning (1.43) to AR2a zoning for portions of property located at 7435 Old Hickory Boulevard, approximately 635 feet west of Blevins Road, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2016SP-014-001).

Council Member Haywood offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood

Substitute Bill BL2016-287

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from AR2a (2.47 acres) and CS (15.6 acres) to SP zoning (18.07 acres), to permit heavy equipment sales (heavy truck repair), and all uses permitted by the CS zoning district except alternative financial services uses, non-residential drug treatment facilities, a bar or nightclub, and pawnshops and clubs, and CS zoning (1.43) to AR2a zoning for portions of property located at 7435 Old Hickory Boulevard, approximately 635 feet west of Blevins Road, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2016SP-014-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission and approved with substitute by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Haywood moved to approve the bill as substituted, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of Council.

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood

Bill BL2018-1152

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from RS15 to RS10 zoning for properties located at 4619 Hessey Road, 3375 Earhart Road and Earhart Road (unnumbered), at the corner of Earhart Road and Hessey Road (51.9 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-029PR-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Glover moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Bill BL2018-1171

An ordinance amending section 5.04.065 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to require memorialization and approval of internal agreements between departments, boards, commissions or agencies of the Metropolitan Government valued in excess of five hundred thousand ($500,000) dollars, individually or cumulatively.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Glover moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Robert Swope

Bill BL2018-1172 (as amended)

An ordinance amending Section 5.12.130 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to set requirements for the Event and Marketing Fund committee and to require annual financial statements from the committee.

The bill was approved by the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee and recommended for deferral by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Hurt moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure to allow a late-filed amendment to be considered. The amendment was accepted for consideration of the Council by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Without objection, Council Member Hurt offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Hurt moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Sharon Hurt, Jeff Syracuse, Tanaka Vercher

President Weiner resumed the chair at this time.

Bill BL2018-1173

An ordinance amending Title 6 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws by inserting new chapter 6.73 to prohibit retail establishments from providing to customers single-use plastic carryout bags.

The bill was recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee, the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee, the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Blalock moved to defer the bill indefinitely, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Davette Blalock, Mike Freeman

Bill BL2018-1174

An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government and Monroe Development Partners LLC concerning the design of public infrastructure improvements for an area north of Jefferson Street and east of the Cumberland River (Proposal No. 2018M-011AG-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis, Tanaka Vercher, Jeremy Elrod, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2018-1175

An ordinance approving an option to purchase a parcel of real property and an agreement to sell a parcel of real property, with an exchange of associated easements, all in connection with the further development of park property in southeastern Davidson County (Proposal Number 2018M-014PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jacobia Dowell, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Antoniette Lee, Karen Johnson

Bill BL2018-1176

An ordinance amending BL2018-1079 to authorize Magellan Property Management, LLC to maintain an underground encroachment in the right-of-way located at 205 Demonbreun Street (Proposal No. 2017M-009EN-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1177

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer and water mains and easements and to accept new water main, a fire hydrant and easements, for property located at 701 South 7th Street, (MWS Project Nos. 17-WL-249 and 18-SL-38 and Proposal No. 2018M-034ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Withers moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1178

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing easement rights for property located at 401 Korean Veterans Boulevard between 4th Avenue South and Alley #68 (Proposal No. 2018M-035ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1179

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept permanent and temporary easements for the Hickory Valley Road Stormwater Improvement Project for properties located at 6005 Hickory Valley Road and 418 West Hillwood Drive, (Project No. 18 SWC-104 and Proposal No. 2018M-036ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Mina Johnson moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Mina Johnson, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1180

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sewer mains and easements and to accept new sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes and easements, for properties at 425 Chestnut Street, 1201 Brown Street, and 500 and 510 Houston Street, (MWS Project No. 17-SL-157 and Proposal No. 2018M-037ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Sledge moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1181

An ordinance readopting the Code of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, prepared by Municipal Code Corporation including supplemental and replacement pages thereof, containing certain ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted on or before January 29, 2018.

The bill was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Haywood moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood

Bills on Third Reading

Second Substitute Bill BL2017-932

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County a request for an Urban Design Overlay on various properties along Cowan Street, Cowan Court, and North 1st Street, bounded by the Cumberland River to the east, I-65 to the north, I-24 to the east, and Jefferson Street to the south; zoned IG, MUG-A, MUI-A, and MUL (165.21), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017UD-005-001).

Council Member Scott Davis offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Third Substitute Bill BL2017-932

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County – a request for an Urban Design Overlay on various properties along Cowan Street, Cowan Court, and North 1st Street, bounded by the Cumberland River to the west, I-65 to the north, I-24 to the east, and Jefferson Street to the south; zoned IG, MUG-A, MUI-A, and MUL (165.21), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017UD-005-001).

The bill was approved with substitute, disapproved without by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading as substituted, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (33): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Bill BL2018-1141

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from RS5 to R6-A zoning on property located at 511 Haynes Street, approximately 440 feet east of Baptist World Center Drive (0.18 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-100PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Hastings moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): DeCosta Hastings, Steve Glover

Bill BL2018-1146

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from from RS15 to SP zoning on property located at 4221 Central Pike, approximately 390 feet southwest of New Hope Road (3.0 acres), to permit an office all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-055-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Glover moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover

Bill BL2018-1147

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from IWD to MUL-A zoning on property located at 909 Hawkins Street, approximately 365 feet west of 9th Avenue South (0.83 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-019PR-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1148

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from IR, IWD, OR20, and RS5 to SP zoning for various properties located on Baptist World Center Drive, Booker Avenue, Congo Street, Cross Street, Kassia Street, Liberia Street, Lock Road, Seminary Street and Whites Creek Pike (36.43 acres), to permit a mixed use development all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-031-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Hastings moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following roll call vote: Yes (28): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Potts, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (5): Hurt, Freeman, Bedne, Dowell, and Lee.

Sponsor(s): DeCosta Hastings, Steve Glover

Bill BL2018-1149

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from AR2a to CS zoning on a portion of property located at 2400 Pennington Bend Road, approximately 2,600 feet northwest of Music City Circle (3.41 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-026PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Syracuse moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2018-1150

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by amending the Belmont University Institutional Overlay on various properties located along Wedgewood Avenue, Acklen Avenue, Bernard Avenue, Compton Avenue, Delmar Avenue, Ashwood Avenue, Caldwell Avenue, 12th Avenue South, 14th Avenue South, 15th Avenue South, Magnolia Boulevard and Belmont Boulevard, at the southwest corner of Wedgewood Avenue and 12th Avenue South, zoned RM20, RM40, CL, CN, CS, OR20 and R8 (91.76 acres), to expand the Institutional Overlay boundary and update the activity zones, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018IN-001-001).

Council Member Allen offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Burkley Allen, Colby Sledge

Substitute BL2018-1150

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by amending the Belmont University Institutional Overlay on various properties located along Wedgewood Avenue, Acklen Avenue, Bernard Avenue, Compton Avenue, Delmar Avenue, Ashwood Avenue, Caldwell Avenue, 12th Avenue South, 14th Avenue South, 15th Avenue South, Magnolia Boulevard and Belmont Boulevard, at the southwest corner of Wedgewood Avenue and 12th Avenue South, zoned RM20, RM40, CL, CN, CS, OR20 and R8 (91.76 acres), to expand the Institutional Overlay boundary and update the activity zones, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018IN-001-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved with substitute by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Allen moved to pass the bill on third reading as substituted, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (33): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Burkley Allen, Colby Sledge

Bill BL2018-1151

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from SP to R6-A zoning on property located at 606 North 2nd Street, approximately 350 feet south of Grace Street (0.17 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-017PR-001).

Council Member Scott Davis offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis, Robert Swope

Substitute Bill BL2018-1151

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from SP to R6-A zoning on property located at 606 North 2nd Street, approximately 350 feet south of Grace Street (0.17 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-017PR-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and approved with substitute by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading as substituted, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (33): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Bill BL2018-1153

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from IR to IG zoning for property located at Visco Drive (unnumbered), at the corner of Pumping Station Road and Visco Drive (4.87 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-027PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1154

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by changing from IR to IG zoning for property located at 1120 Visco Drive, approximately 445 feet north of Pumping Station Road (3.92 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-028PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (33): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1155

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by amending a Specific Plan on property located at 3839 Murfreesboro Pike, at the southeast corner of Hobson Pike and Murfreesboro Pike, zoned SP and within the Murfreesboro Pike Urban Design Overlay District (65.1 acres), to permit up to 200 single-family residential units, up to 350 multi-family residential units and 421,500 square feet of non-residential uses, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2008SP-002-003).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Lee moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Antoniette Lee

Bill BL2018-1156

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from ON and OL to MUN zoning for properties located at 2501 Crossfield Drive, and 207, 209, and 222 McGavock Pike, at the corner of Crossfield Drive and McGavock Pike, partially within the Downtown Donelson Urban Design Overlay District (2.02 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-025PR-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Syracuse moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2018-1158

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from AR2a to SP zoning on property located at Maxwell Road (unnumbered) and a portion of property located at 4154 Murfreesboro Pike, approximately 615 feet west of Lavergne Couchville Pike, partly within the Murfreesboro Pike Urban Design Overlay (25.2 acres), to permit 68 single-family residential lots and 24 single-family attached residential units all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-019-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Lee moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Antoniette Lee

Bill BL2018-1159

An ordinance to amend Title 8 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to restrict the retail sale of dogs and cats at pet stores.

The bill was approved by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee. Council Member Murphy moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Mike Freeman, Mina Johnson, Dave Rosenberg, Jeff Syracuse, Sheri Weiner

Bill BL2018-1160 (as amended)

An ordinance to provide for the designation of public property within specified areas of downtown Nashville as a temporary “Special Event Zone” during the time period beginning at six o’clock (6:00) a.m. on June 6, 2018, and ending at midnight (12:00) on June 11, 2018, relative to the use of these areas in conjunction with the 2018 CMA Fest and related activities and events.

The bill was approved with amendments by the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee. Council Member Hurt moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (31): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Sharon Hurt

Bill BL2018-1161

An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Plaza 2750, LLC, concerning the acquisition of real property for use as the site for a new public library branch and acquisition and construction of related infrastructure improvements in Donelson (Proposal Number 2018M-009PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Parks, Library, and Recreation Committee, and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Syracuse moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (31): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Kevin Rhoten

Bill BL2018-1162

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon an existing pump station and sanitary sewer force main and to accept new water and sanitary sewer mains, sanitary manholes, fire hydrants and easements, for property located at 0 Pin Hook Road (MWS Project Nos. 17-WL-208 and 17-SL-211 and Proposal No. 2018M-028ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Lee moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (33): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Antoniette Lee, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1163

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sewer main and easement and to accept new sewer mains, sanitary manholes, a fire hydrant and easements, for property located at 710 Demonbreun Street (MWS Project No. 17-WL-169 and 17-SL-181 and Proposal No. 2018M-029ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (33): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1164

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing easement and easement rights for property located at 4411 Michigan Avenue, formerly known as 45th Avenue North (Proposal No. 2018M-030ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Bedne moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1165

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water main and easement and to accept new water main, fire hydrants and easements, for property located near 6006 B Hill Circle including Hill Circle and a portion of Marcia Avenue (MWS Project No. 17-WL-227 and Proposal No. 2018M-033ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Roberts moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Mary Carolyn Roberts, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1166

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sewer mains and easement and to accept new sewer mains, sanitary sewer manholes and any associated easements, for property located at 711 Gallatin Avenue (MWS Project No. 18-SL-27 and Proposal No. 2018M-032ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Withers moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1167

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning portions of Alley Number 1897 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2018M-005AB-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Traffic and Parking Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee. Council Member Freeman moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (32): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Mike Freeman, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

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