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Metropolitan Council Meeting, April 2, 2019

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 Council Member Haywood.

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: Shulman, Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Potts, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg (35); Absent: Hastings, Scott Davis, Huezo, Freeman and Bedne (5).

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the regular meeting on March 19, 2019 were approved.

Elections and Confirmations

Fair Commissioners Board

Reappointment of Mr. Caleb Hemmer for a term expiring on April 6, 2024.

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

Fire and Building Code Appeals Board

Reappointment of Mr. Randy Clark for a term expiring on March 1, 2023.

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

Nashville Education, Community & Arts TV (NECAT)

Appointment of Ms. Seannalyn Brandmeir for a term expiring on February 5, 2022.
Appointment of Ms. Emily Booth Masters for a term expiring on February 5, 2022.

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

Planning Commission

Reappointment of Ms. Lillian Blackshear for a term expiring on March 31, 2023.
Reappointment of Mr. Jeff Haynes for a term expiring on March 31, 2023.

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

Sports Authority

Appointment of Mr. Aaron McGee for a term expiring on February 17, 2022.
Mr. McGee will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Khalat Hama.

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

Transportation Licensing Commission

Appointment of Mr. Carey Rogers for a term expiring on October 20, 2019.
Mr. Rogers will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Sarah Lingo.

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

Zoning Appeals Board

Appointment of Mr. Toby Compton for a term expiring on February 26, 2024.
Appointment of Ms. Ashonti Davis for a term expiring on February 26, 2024.
Reappointment of Mr. J. Ross Pepper for a term expiring on February 26, 2024.

The confirmation of Mr. Toby Compton was deferred.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment of Ms. Ashonti Davis and the reappointment of Mr. J. Ross Pepper. Council Member Lee moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Resolutions on Public Hearing

Resolution RS2019-1652

A resolution exempting Castrillo’s located at 3501 Park Avenue from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E of the Metropolitan Code.

The resolution was referred to the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Murphy 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Murphy moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (29): Cooper, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Withers, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Syracuse, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Potts, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy

Resolution RS2019-1653

A resolution exempting Exo-Tikka Indian Cuisine located at 5385 Mt. View Road from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E of the Metropolitan Code.

The resolution was referred to the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Potts 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Potts moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (31): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Syracuse, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Potts, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Jacobia Dowell

Bills on Public Hearing

Without objection, Bills BL2018-1357 and Substitute Bill BL2018-1358 were considered together.

Bill BL2018-1357

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 canceling a Planned Unit Development Overlay District on property located at 3419 Murphy Road, approximately 100 feet west of West End Avenue (1.47 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2001P-005-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission.

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall

Substitute Bill BL2018-1358

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 ORI-A to SP zoning on property located at 3419 Murphy Road, approximately 100 feet west of West End Avenue, within a Planned Unit Development Overlay District (1.47 acres), to permit a mixed-use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-049-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member Kindall requested a hearing from the public on these bills which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bills and citizens were heard in favor of and in opposition to the bills. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Kindall offered a second substitute ordinance for BL2018-1358 and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall, Burkley Allen

Second Substitute Bill BL2018-1358

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 ORI-A to SP zoning on property located at 3419 Murphy Road, approximately 100 feet west of West End Avenue, within a Planned Unit Development Overlay District (1.47 acres), to permit a mixed-use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-049-001).

Council Member Kindall moved to pass the bills on second reading, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Swope called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to pass the bills, which was approved by the following roll call vote: Yes (29): Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Dowell, Lee, and Rosenberg; No (2): Cooper, and Murphy; Abstain (1): Henderson.

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall

Bill BL2018-1400

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 712 26th Avenue North, approximately 495 feet south of Booker Street (0.18 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-067PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Kindall moved to defer the bill to the May 7, 2019 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall

Bill BL2018-1416

An ordinance amending Chapter 17.24 of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations regarding tree density, removal, and replacement requirements, all of which is more particularly described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-010TX-001).

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission. Council Member Henderson moved to defer the bill to the May 7, 2019 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Angie Henderson, Anthony Davis, Colby Sledge, Freddie O'Connell, Brett Withers, Burkley Allen, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Mina Johnson, Kathleen Murphy

Bill BL2019-1523

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 and R10 zoning to SP zoning for properties located at 420, 516, and 520 Green Lane, 3448 Knight Drive, Tisdall Drive (unnumbered), Knight Drive (unnumbered), Whites Creek Pike (unnumbered), and Green Lane (unnumbered), approximately 470 feet east of Knight Drive (116.76 acres), to permit 303 single-family residential lots, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-069-001).

The bill was disapproved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Haywood 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. 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

Bill BL2019-1529

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 for property located at 1603 Luton Street, approximately 820 feet north of Gatewood Avenue (0.39 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-005PR-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member Anthony Davis 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Anthony 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

Bill BL2019-1530

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 properties located at 1810, 1812 and 1814 Broadway Avenue and 106 and 108 19th Avenue South, at the north corner of the Broadway Avenue and 19th Avenue South intersection, zoned SP (1.2 acres), to permit a mixed-use development with a maximum of 355 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2014SP-072-003).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member O'Connell 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. 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

Bill BL2019-1531

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 R8 to SP zoning for property located at 2080 12th Avenue South, at the intersection of 12th Avenue South and Bate Avenue (0.63 acres), to permit 10 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-004-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission. Council Member Sledge 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 a citizen was heard in opposition to the bill. The President declared the public hearing closed. 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

Bill BL2019-1532

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 MUL-A zoning for property located at 820 South 5th Street, at the northwest corner of Crutcher Street and South 5th Street (0.13 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-015PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Withers 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. 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

Bill BL2019-1533

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 SP zoning for property located at 311 Gatewood Avenue, approximately 430 feet east of Meridian Street (0.17 acres), to permit all uses of the RS5 zoning distrist and a detached accessory dwelling unit, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-008-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member Anthony Davis 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Anthony 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

Bill BL2019-1534

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 RM20 to SP zoning for property located at 1113 Sigler Street and 801 12th Avenue South, at the northwest corner of Hawkins Street and 12th Avenue South (2.9 acres), to permit a mixed use development with a maximum of 270 multi-family residential units and up to 9,000 square feet of nonresidential uses, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-077-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member O'Connell 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by the following roll call vote: Yes (27): Cooper, Gilmore, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Porterfield, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (2): Mendes, and Hurt.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1535

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 applying a Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District to various properties along Kenner Avenue, zoned R10 and SP and partially located with a Planned Unit Development Overlay District (approximately 18.74 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019NHC-001-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Murphy 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Murphy offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy

Substitute Bill BL2019-1535

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 applying a Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District to various properties along Kenner Avenue, zoned R10 and SP (approximately 18.74 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019NHC-001-001).

Council Member Murphy moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy

Bill BL2019-1536

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 RS10 to SP zoning for properties located at 1908 and 1910 County Hospital Road and 1917 South Hamilton Road, at the southeast corner of John Mallette Drive and County Hospital Road (1.53 acres), to permit 15 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-073-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member Haywood 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 the bill. The President declared the public hearing closed. 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): DeCosta Hastings, Brenda Haywood

Bill BL2019-1537

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 zoning for property located at 327 Gatewood Avenue, approximately 436 feet west of Lischey Avenue (0.18 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-001PR-001).

The bill was disapproved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Anthony Davis 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 a citizen was heard in favor of the bill. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Anthony Davis moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by the following roll call vote: Yes (20): Gilmore, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Allen, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Dowell, Lee, and Rosenberg; No (3): VanReece, Syracuse, and Murphy; Abstain (5): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Mina Johnson, and Henderson.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Bill BL2019-1538

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 RS7.5 to CS zoning for properties located at 106, 108, & 110 McArthur Drive, at the northeast corner of McArthur Drive and State Route 45 (0.85 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-011PR-001).

The bill was disapproved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Pridemore 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Pridemore moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Bill Pridemore

Bill BL2019-1539

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 MUL-A zoning for property located at 4170 Central Pike, approximately 540 feet southwest of South New Hope Road (4.13 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-041PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Glover 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. 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): Steve Glover

Bill BL2019-1540

An ordinance amending 17.36 and 17.40 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to creating a corridor design overlay district (Proposal No. 2019Z-004TX-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Blalock 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Blalock moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Davette Blalock, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2019-1541

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 CS and IR to SP zoning for properties located at 500, 502, 504, 506 and 508 28th Avenue North and 510 27th Avenue North, approximately 145 feet southwest of 27th Avenue North (1.55 acres), to permit an office building, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-078-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member Kindall 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 no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Kindall moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall

Consent Agenda Resolutions

Resolution RS2019-1654

A resolution approving a contract between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Pictometry International Corp. to provide digital orthophoto and oblique images, maintenance, and other related services for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2019-1656

A resolution approving Amendment Number One to a Participation Agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Capitol View Joint Venture concerning the construction of public park improvements and the donation of a parcel of property.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Jeff Syracuse

Resolution RS2019-1657

A resolution approving agreements between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Harpeth Valley Utility District for water and sewer lines related to utility services at the Ford Ice Center in Bellevue (Proposal No. 2019M-006AG-001).

The resolution 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.

Sponsor(s): Sheri Weiner, Kathleen Murphy

Resolution RS2019-1658

A resolution accepting a Hazard Mitigation Grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Military, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, and authorizing the acquisition and removal of two houses located in the Whites Creek floodway and floodplain in Davidson County (Proposal No. 2019M-013PR-001).

The resolution 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.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Kathleen Murphy, Russ Pulley

Resolution RS2019-1659

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Marymoore Akpamgbo against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $5,589.56, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2019-1660

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Victoria Ezeocha against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $10,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2019-1661

A resolution approving a contract between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Isaiah 58, Inc. D.B.A. Spring Back Recycling for the collection and recycling of mattresses, box springs and carpet.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Public Works Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2019-1662

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Environment and Conservation, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Public Works Department, to support the implementation of the 2015-2025 Solid Waste and Materials Management Plan to increase materials management education and outreach to the public.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Public Works Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2019-1663

A resolution amending Ordinance No. BL2018-1059 to authorize The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main and easement and to accept new sanitary sewer main and any associated easements for five additional properties located on Nolensville Pike (MWS Project No. 16 SG-0045 and Proposal No. 2019M-018ES-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): Robert Swope, Fabian Bedne

Resolution RS2019-1664

A resolution approving a subrecipient grant agreement by and between the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Department of Social Services Homeless Impact Division, for one-time payments of first month’s rent and security/utility deposits on behalf of homeless persons obtaining housing through various campaigns.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2019-1665

A resolution approving Amendment One to 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 the Tennessee Breast and Cervical Screening Program to offer individualized assistance to clients and to facilitate timely access to quality screening and diagnostics.

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 RS2019-1666

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 the Community Health Access and Navigation in Tennessee (CHANT) Program to deliver comprehensive care coordination services to eligible families and children.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Delishia Porterfield, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2019-1668

A resolution requesting the Tennessee General Assembly to enact legislation observing daylight saving time year-round, and further requesting the United States Congress to authorize such observation.

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

Sponsor(s): Mary Carolyn Roberts, Dave Rosenberg, Freddie O'Connell, Sharon Hurt, Robert Swope, Steve Glover, Mina Johnson, Russ Pulley, John Cooper, Bob Mendes, Jacobia Dowell, Doug Pardue

Resolution RS2019-1669

A resolution to bring awareness to the Emerald Ash Borer epidemic’s impending negative impact on Davidson County’s native ash trees and urban tree canopy.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Education Committee, the Parks, Library, and Arts Committee, and the Public Works Committee.

Sponsor(s): Angie Henderson, Burkley Allen, Tanaka Vercher, Mina Johnson

Having been unanimously approved by all of the appropriate Committees, Council Member Lee moved to adopt the Consent Agenda Resolutions, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (31): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Resolutions

Resolution RS2019-1617 (as amended)

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 approved with amendments by and re-referred to the Charter Revision Committee.

Council Member Rosenberg offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Cooper offered Amendment No. 2 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Rhoten offered Amendment No. 3 and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Pardue called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 3, which was approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Blalock offered Amendment No. 4 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Rosenberg moved to defer the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The resolution was thereby deferred indefinitely, and shall be given final consideration at the next regular meeting at the request of the sponsor.

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg, John Cooper

Resolution RS2019-1655

A resolution approving amendments to five grant contracts for constructing affordable housing approved by RS2017-965 between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Housing Trust Fund Commission, and certain non-profit organizations.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee and received no recommendation due to lack of a quorum from the Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (28): Cooper, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (1): Mendes.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2019-1667

A resolution encouraging the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department and the Nashville Fire Department to recruit new officers and employees from local schools and institutions.

The resolution was referred to the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee and approved by the Education Committee. The resolution was deferred by rule.

Sponsor(s): Sharon Hurt

Late Filed Resolutions

Council Member Swope moved to suspend the rules to allow a late filed resolution, but was met with requisite objection to cause the motion to fail.

Bills on Introduction and First Reading

Bill BL2019-1560

An ordinance to amend Chapter 2.211 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to the workforce development 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): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2019-1561

An ordinance adopting property identification maps for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, which shall be the official maps for the identification of real estate for tax assessment purposes.

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): Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2019-1562

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept permanent and temporary easements for the Richmond Drive Stormwater Improvement Project for 14 properties located on Richmond Drive, Inglewood Court and Haysboro Avenue (Project No. 19-SWC-225 and Proposal No. 2019M-017ES-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2019-1563

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to accept a new fire hydrant assembly for property located at 603 D Hamilton Avenue (MWS Project No. 18-WL-195 and Proposal No. 2019M-022ES-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2019-1564

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon a utility easement and to accept new water main, a fire hydrant assembly and easement for property located at 1119 12th Avenue South (MWS Project No. 18-WL-112 and Proposal No. 2019M-023ES-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2019-1565

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing public sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes and easements and to accept new public sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes and easements for four properties located on Spruce Street and 21st Ave North (MWS Project No. 18-SL-203 and Proposal No. 2019M-025ES-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2019-1566

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to acquire permanent and temporary easements through negotiations, condemnation, and acceptance for the Swiss Avenue Water Storage Infrastructure Improvement Project for property located at 1203 Pineview Lane (Project No. 13-WG-141 and Proposal No. 2019M-026ES-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Robert Swope, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2019-1567

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main and easement for properties located at 3801 and 3909 Hobbs Road (Proposal No. 2019M-027ES-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Angie Henderson, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2019-1568

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 ORI to MUI-A zoning for property located at 2221 Elliston Place, and 114 and 118 Louise Avenue, at the southeast corner of Elliston Place and Louise Avenue (0.64 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-124PR-001).

The bill was disapproved 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

Bill BL2019-1569

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 RM20 zoning for property located at 1804 and 1806 Lischey Avenue, at the northwest corner of Edith Avenue and Lischey Avenue (2.3 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-037PR-001).

The bill was disapproved 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): Scott Davis

Bill BL2019-1570

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 R8 to RS7.5 zoning for various properties located along Old Hickory Boulevard, from 6th Street to Butlers Lane (40.14 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-057PR-001).

The bill was referred to 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): Larry Hagar

Bill BL2019-1571

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 applying a Contextual Overlay District to various properties located along Old Hickory Boulevard, from 6th Street to Butlers Lane (39.74 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-058PR-001).

The bill was referred to 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): Larry Hagar

Bill BL2019-1572

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 Planned Unit Development on properties located at 301 S. Perimeter Park Drive and 347 Luna Drive, approximately 380 feet north of Johnakin Drive (4.78 acres), zoned CS and R10, to add parcel 007, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 8-68P-001).

The bill was approved contingent upon joint adoption, disapproved without 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): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2019-1573

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 CS and R10 to OG zoning on properties located at 347 Luna Drive and 301 S. Perimeter Park Drive, at the southern terminus of S. Perimeter Park Drive, and partially within a Planned Unit Development Overlay District (4.78 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-038PR-001).

The bill was approved contingent upon joint adoption, disapproved without 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): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2019-1574

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 canceling a Planned Unit Development on property located at 4237 Little Marrowbone Road, approximately 3635 feet west of Eatons Creek Road (4.04 acres), zoned AR2a, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 161-82P-001).

The bill was approved 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): Jonathan Hall

Bill BL2019-1575

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 SP for property located at 900, 904, 910A, 914, and 916 8th Avenue S. and 901, 909, 911, 913, 915, 917, 919, 921, 923, and 925 Bass Street, approximately 360 feet north of Archer Street (3.14 acres), to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-016-001).

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): Colby Sledge

Bill BL2019-1576

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 existing SP zoning for property located at 730 Old Hickory Boulevard, approximately 437 feet south of Old Charlotte Pike (4.07 acres), to permit up to 48 multi-family residential units and add an access and public utility easement, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-012-003).

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): Sheri Weiner

Bill BL2019-1577

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 R6 and CS to RM15-A zoning for properties located at 4409 JJ Watson Avenue and a portion of 4415 Nolensville Pike, approximately 270 feet west of Nolensville Pike (1.15 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-026PR-001).

The bill was approved 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): Davette Blalock

Bill BL2019-1578

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 SP zoning on property located at 520 Hagan Street and 640 Merritt Avenue, approximately 700 feet east of Fort Negley Boulevard (2.89 acres), to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-018-001).

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): Colby Sledge

Bill BL2019-1579

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 MUL-A to MUG-A zoning for a portion of property located at 1404 Dickerson Pike, at the southwest corner of Dickerson Pike and Fern Avenue (1.59 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-027PR-001).

The bill was approved 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): Scott Davis

Bill BL2019-1580

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 CS to MUL-A zoning for property located at 900 Buchanan Street, at the northeast corner of Buchanan Street and Delta Avenue (0.31 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-030PR-001).

The bill was approved 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

Bill BL2019-1581

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 applying a Corridor Design Overlay District to various properties located along Nolensville Pike, southward from Zoo Road to the south side of Burkitt Road, zoned AR2a, CL, CS, OR20, R10, R15, R6, RM15, RM20, RM9, RS10, SCC, SCN, SCR, and SP (812.34 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-054PR-001).

The bill was referred to 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): Robert Swope

Bill BL2019-1582

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 RS7.5 to SP zoning for properties located at West Trinity Lane (unnumbered), approximately 440 feet west of Brownlo Street (8.72 acres), to permit 375 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-084-001).

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): DeCosta Hastings

Bill BL2019-1583

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 SP zoning for property located at 3049 Earhart Road, approximately 620 feet north of Rising Fawn Trail (2.78 acres), to permit a single family residential structure and billboard, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-074-001).

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): Steve Glover

Bill BL2019-1584

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 making applicable the provision of a Historic Preservation Overlay District to various properties located along Jo Johnston Avenue from 16th Avenue North to 12th Avenue North and bordered by the CSX Railroad, zoned CF, CS, IR and SP (13.79 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019HP-001-001).

The bill was referred to 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): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1585

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 R6 to OR20-A zoning for properties located at 747 and 749 Alloway Street, approximately 50 feet west of Ridley Boulevard (0.30 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-033PR-001).

The bill was approved 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): Colby Sledge

Bill BL2019-1586

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 MUG-A zoning for property located at 1009 8th Avenue South, approximately 125 feet north of Olympic Street (0.74 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-034PR-001).

The bill was approved 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): Colby Sledge

Bill BL2019-1587

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 CS and RS5 to SP zoning for properties located at 1330, 1326 Dickerson Pike, Elmhurst Pike (unnumbered) and 136, 138 Elmhurst Pike, at the northwest corner of Lucile Street and Dickerson Pike and within the Dickerson Pike Sign Urban Design Overlay District (4.54 acres), to permit a maximum of 221 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-002-001).

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): Scott Davis

Bill BL2019-1588

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 OR20 and RS7.5 to SP zoning for properties located at 1609 and 1613 Hampton Street, 2414 and 2416 Brick Church Pike, and Hampton Street (unnumbered), approximately 240 feet north of Avondale Circle (1.16 acres), to permit 37 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-011-001).

The bill was referred to 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): DeCosta Hastings

Bill BL2019-1589

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 RS7.5 to SP zoning for properties located at 1600, 1602, 1606 and 1616 Hampton Street and 1200 Avondale Circle, at the northwest corner of Avondale Circle and Hampton Street (0.85 acres), to permit 10 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-012-001).

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): DeCosta Hastings

Bill BL2019-1590

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 RS7.5 and CL to SP zoning for properties located at 1241 North Avondale Circle and 2422 Brick Church Pike, approximately 370 feet west of Hampton Street (2.9 acres), to permit 25 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-013-001).

The bill was referred to 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): DeCosta Hastings

Bill BL2019-1591

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 R8 to SP zoning for property located at 945 S. Douglas Ave., at the corner of South Douglas Avenue and 10th Avenue South, within the Waverly-Belmont Neighborhood Conservation District (2.24 acres), to permit 19 residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-008-001).

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): Colby Sledge

Bill BL2019-1592

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 properties located at 343, 345, and 347 Edwin Street, at the northwest corner of Edwin Street and Lischey Avenue (0.84 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-018PR-001).

The bill was approved with 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): Scott Davis

Bill BL2019-1593

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 for property located at 2416 Albion Street, approximately 100 feet east of 25th Avenue North (0.30 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-014PR-001).

The bill was approved 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

Bill BL2019-1594

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 expanding the Urban Zoning Overlay for various properties located east of Ellington Parkway (212.07 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-046PR-001).

The bill was referred to 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): Scott Davis, Anthony Davis

Bill BL2019-1595

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 SP zoning on property located at 1533 Lock Road and 1605 Seminary Street, at the northeast corner of Lock Road and Seminary Street (0.63 acres), to permit 8 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-059-001).

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): DeCosta Hastings

Bill BL2019-1596

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 R6-A to RM15-A zoning for various properties located along the south side of Kingston Street, approximately 500 feet east of Dickerson Pike (1.63 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-019PR-001).

The bill was approved 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): Scott Davis

Bills on Second Reading

At this time, President Pro Tem Allen assumed the Chair.

Bill BL2018-1388

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main and easements and to accept new sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes and easements for property located at 3964 Woodlawn Drive (MWS Project No. 18-SL-0123 and Proposal No. 2018M-027AB-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 defer the bill to the July 2, 2019 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1543

An ordinance to amend Section 11.12.090 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to prohibit panhandling in certain locations.

The bill was recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to defer the bill to the May 7, 2019 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1544

An ordinance to approve an affiliation agreement by and between Vanderbilt University and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to provide student clinical instruction and training with the Davidson County Drug Court.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance 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): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore, Burkley Allen

Bill BL2019-1545

An ordinance authorizing the Director of Public Property Administration, or his designee, to accept, execute and record a quitclaim deed from the State of Tennessee, acting by and through the Commissioner of Transportation, to the Department of Public Works of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, for a certain easement acquired by the state to complete a bridge rehabilitation project at Hillwood Boulevard bridge over CSX Transportation railroad crossing and Richland Creek (Proposal No. 2019M-010PR-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 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, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell, Kathleen Murphy

Bill BL2019-1546

An ordinance approving and authorizing the Director of Public Property Administration, or his designee, to accept a donation of real property located at 0 Morton Mill (Parcel ID 14100001600) for use as part of the parks system (Proposal No. 2019M-011PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg, Tanaka Vercher, Jeff Syracuse, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2019-1547

An ordinance authorizing LC Sobro I, LLC to install, construct and maintain underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 723 2nd Avenue South (Proposal No. 2019M-015EN-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

Bill BL2019-1548

An ordinance authorizing LC Sobro I, LLC to install, construct and maintain underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 700 3rd Avenue South (Proposal No. 2019M-016EN-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

Bill BL2019-1549

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water main and sanitary sewer mains, a fire hydrant, sanitary sewer manholes, and easements and to accept new water and sanitary sewer mains, sanitary sewer manholes, fire hydrants, and easements for properties located at 2710 Old Lebanon Pike and 220 Cliffdale Road (MWS Project Nos. 18-SL-278 and 18-WL-233 and Proposal No. 2019M-024ES-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 Syracuse moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1550

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer and water mains, a sanitary sewer manhole, a fire hydrant assembly and easements and to accept new water and sanitary sewer mains, sanitary sewer manholes, fire hydrant assemblies and easements for properties located along Belmont Boulevard, Bernard Avenue and Compton Avenue (MWS Project Nos. 18-WL-109 and 18-SL-135 and Proposal No. 2019M-010ES-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): Burkley Allen, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1551

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main and easements for property located at 1022 9th Avenue South (MWS Project No. 18-SL-270 and Proposal No. 2019M-013ES-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, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1552

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main, a sanitary sewer manhole and easement and to accept new sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes, an adjustment to an existing sanitary sewer manhole and easements for property located at 3711 Dickerson Pike (MWS Project No. 18-SL-258 and Proposal No. 2019M-015ES-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 VanReece moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Nancy VanReece, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1553

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main, a sanitary sewer manhole and easements and to accept new sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes and easements for property located at 2995 Sidco Drive (MWS Project No. 18-SL-154 and Proposal No. 2019M-016ES-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): Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1554

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water main and easement and to accept the relocation of a fire hydrant assembly, a new fire hydrant and easement for property located at 4101 Charlotte Avenue (MWS Project No. 18-WL-214 and Proposal No. 2019M-019ES-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): Kathleen Murphy, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1555

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to accept new water main, fire hydrant assemblies and easements for property located at 833 Watts Circle (MWS Project No. 17-WG-203 and Proposal No. 2019M-021ES-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 second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Mary Carolyn Roberts, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1556

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water main and easement and to accept new water main and easement for property located at 900 Rosa L. Parks Boulevard (MWS Project No. 18-WL-190 and Proposal No. 2019M-020ES-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

Bill BL2019-1557

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing easement rights for former Alley #120, located at 821 Palmer Place (Proposal No. 2019M-014ES-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

Bill BL2019-1558

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 1863 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2019M-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 Hagar moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell, Larry Hagar

Bills on Third Reading

At this time, President Shulman resumed the Chair.

Bill BL2019-1464

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-R to RM15-A zoning for property located at 1218 Montgomery Avenue, at the southwest corner of Douglas Avenue and Montgomery Avenue (0.20 acres), requested by SN Development, LLC, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-127PR-001).

The bill was disapproved by the Planning Commission and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Anthony Davis moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Bill BL2019-1472 (as amended)

An ordinance to amend Section 2.210.020 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to require an appropriation to the Barnes Fund for Affordable Housing equal to future economic and community development incentive grant payments.

The bill was given no recommendation by the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee, approved with an amendment by the Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee, and disapproved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Sledge moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Fabian Bedne, Colby Sledge, John Cooper

Bill BL2019-1525

An ordinance amending Section 4.12.010 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the definition of Competitive bidding in accordance with Title 12, Chapter 3, Part 12 of the Tennessee Code Annotated.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (27): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Elrod, Vercher, Porterfield, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Jonathan Hall

Bill BL2019-1528

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 midnight (12:00 a.m.) on April 24, 2019 and ending at eight o’clock (8:00 a.m.) on April 28, 2019 relative to the use of these areas in conjunction with the 2019 National Football League Draft and related activities and events.

The bill was approved by the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (27): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Elrod, Vercher, Porterfield, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2019-1542

An ordinance authorizing 151 Nashville LLC to install, construct and maintain aerial and underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 151 1st Avenue South (Proposal No. 2019M-012EN-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 (27): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Weiner, Mina Johnson, Elrod, Vercher, Porterfield, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

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