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Metropolitan Council Meeting, April 16, 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 Rev. Stephen Handy from McKendree United Methodist 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: Shulman, Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg (37); Absent: Pardue, Weiner and Potts (3).

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the regular meeting on April 2, 2019 were approved.

Elections and Confirmations

CATV Special Committee

Reappointment of Mr. Tim Garrett for a term expiring on March 1, 2022.
Appointment of Mr. Palaniappan Narayanan for a term expiring on March 1, 2022.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment and reappointment. Council Member Lee moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (30): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Elrod, Blalock, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (1): Vercher; Abstain (0).

Historical Commission

Appointment of Mr. Davis Acker for a term expiring on August 10, 2021.
Mr. Acker will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Lynne Holiday.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointment. Council Member Lee moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (30): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Elrod, Blalock, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (1): Vercher; Abstain (0).

Nashville Education, Community & Arts TV (NECAT)

Appointment of Ms. Lindsey Ganson for a term expiring on February 5, 2022.
Appointment of Mr. Brian Mansfield for a term expiring on February 5, 2022.
Appointment of Mr. Carson West for a term expiring on February 5, 2021.
Mr. West will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Caren Gabriel.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee recommended the appointments of Ms. Lindsey Ganson and Mr. Brian Mansfield. Council Member Lee moved for confirmation, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (30): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Elrod, Blalock, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (1): Vercher; Abstain (0).

The confirmation of Mr. Carson West was withdrawn.

Zoning Appeals Board

Appointment of Mr. Toby Compton for a term expiring on February 26, 2024.

The confirmation of Mr. Toby Compton was withdrawn.

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 approved by 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 (30): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Hagar, Huezo, Rhoten, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Bedne, Dowell, 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 approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Dowell 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 Dowell moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (32): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Jacobia Dowell

Resolution RS2019-1670

A resolution exempting Donut Distillery located at 311 Gallatin 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 approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Withers 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 Withers moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (32): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers

Consent Agenda Resolutions

Resolution RS2019-1671

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 RS2019-1672

A resolution calling the Metropolitan Board of Equalization (“MBOE”) into regular session beginning June 3, 2019 and special session beginning June 17, 2019.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2019-1673

A resolution accepting a grant from Axial Healthcare to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Fire Department, for the purchase of Naloxone to block the effects of opioids.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mary Carolyn Roberts

Resolution RS2019-1674

A resolution approving Amendment One to 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 Victim Service Coordinator positions.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mary Carolyn Roberts

Resolution RS2019-1675

A resolution accepting a grant from the New York University School of Law to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Community Oversight Board, to pay for members of the Board to attend a workshop on police-community engagement.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee, and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Brett Withers, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2019-1676

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claims of Monica Blake against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Janet Marlene Pardue in the amount of $150,000.00, 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 RS2019-1678

A resolution to approve the Fourth Amendment to Lease Agreement between The Metropolitan Government and Square Investment Holdings, LLC, for office space in the Washington Square Building located at 222 Second Avenue North (Proposal No. 2019M-010AG-001).

The resolution was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2019-1679

A resolution appropriating funds from the United States Department of Health and Human Services to the Metropolitan Action Commission to support the Head Start Program by funding a comprehensive child development program for disadvantaged children.

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 RS2019-1680

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 achieve sustained tuberculosis control and enhanced tuberculosis prevention to eventually eliminate tuberculosis as a public health threat in Tennessee.

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 RS2019-1681

A resolution approving a contract between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and The University of Florida Board of Trustees – College of Veterinary Medicine to provide clinical experience opportunities for its graduate veterinary program interns.

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

Sponsor(s): Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2019-1682

A resolution approving a memorandum of understanding between the Siloam Family Health Center (Siloam) and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Public Health Department (MPHD), to provide staff to Siloam to utilize Siloam’s x-ray equipment and provide x-rays to MPHD’s third-party contractors for Tuberculosis review.

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

Sponsor(s): Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2019-1683

A resolution approving three amendments to three agreements between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the State of Tennessee, Department of Environment and Conservation, concerning maintenance of closed solid waste disposal facilities.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Freddie O'Connell

Resolution RS2019-1684

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage subrogation claim of MetLife Insurance for Chris Koch against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $28,542.08, 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 RS2019-1688

A resolution requesting that digital music streaming platforms refrain from any appeal of the U.S. Copyright Royalty Board’s 2018 ruling increasing revenue shares for songwriters.

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

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Resolution RS2019-1689

A resolution recognizing Belmont University basketball coach Rick Byrd upon the occasion of his retirement.

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

Sponsor(s): Burkley Allen, Russ Pulley, Jacobia Dowell, Angie Henderson, Nancy VanReece, Bill Pridemore, Steve Glover, Kevin Rhoten, Anthony Davis, Bob Mendes, Tanaka Vercher, John Cooper, Colby Sledge, Jeremy Elrod, Brenda Haywood, DeCosta Hastings, Edward Kindall, Mina Johnson, Freddie O'Connell, Larry Hagar, Davette Blalock, Mike Freeman, Brett Withers, Jeff Syracuse, Fabian Bedne, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Sharon Hurt, Robert Swope, Dave Rosenberg, Delishia Porterfield, Jonathan Hall, Antoniette Lee

Resolution RS2019-1690

A resolution recognizing Bob Skoney upon the occasion of his retirement for 42 years of service at Nashville Municipal Auditorium.

The resolution was approved by the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Resolution RS2019-1691

A resolution proclaiming May 2019 as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

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

Sponsor(s): Mina Johnson

Resolution RS2019-1692

A resolution recognizing YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee for their efforts in standing against racism.

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

Sponsor(s): Fabian Bedne, Mina Johnson, Burkley Allen, Freddie O'Connell

Resolution RS2019-1693

A resolution recognizing the 70th anniversary of the Nashville Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity.

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

Sponsor(s): Jacobia Dowell, Mina Johnson, Jeff Syracuse, Sharon Hurt, Robert Swope

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 (33): Cooper, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, 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.

Charter Amendment A was disapproved by the Charter Revision Commission and approved with an amendment by the Charter Revision Committee. Council Member Rosenberg moved to adopt Charter Amendment A as amended, 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 adopt Charter Amendment A, which motion was approved by the following roll call vote: Yes (27): Gilmore, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Bedne, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (7): Cooper, Mendes, Hagar, Murphy, Vercher, Porterfield and Lee; Abstain (2): Hurt and Dowell.

Charter Amendment B was disapproved by the Charter Revision Commission and approved with an amendment by the Charter Revision Committee. Council Member Rosenberg withdrew Charter Amendment B.

Charter Amendment C was approved with an amendment by the Charter Revision Commission and the Charter Revision Committee. Council Member Cooper moved to adopt Amendment No. 5, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. Council Member Cooper moved to adopt Charter Amendment C as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by the following roll call vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Council Member Rhoten offered Amendment No. 6 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

At this time, there was a technical disruption in the meeting. Council Member Murphy moved to postpone this resolution to the heel of the agenda, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

The President called the following items on the agenda for consideration.

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg, John Cooper

Resolution RS2019-1677

A resolution approving an option agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Cumberland Consulting, Inc. authorizing the purchase of certain property owned by Cumberland Consulting, Inc. (Parcel No. 09312000100) (Proposal No. 2019M-012PR-001).

The resolution 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 O'Connell moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (31): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (2): Mina Johnson and Murphy.

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

Resolution RS2019-1686

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency to negotiate and enter into a PILOT Agreement and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to a multi-family housing project located at 3711 Dickerson Pike, known as Buffalo Trail.

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 VanReece moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (33): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Nancy VanReece, Brett Withers

Late Filed Resolutions

Resolution RS2019-1694

A resolution requesting the Davidson County delegation of the Tennessee General Assembly to sponsor and support HB71/SB181, as amended, to authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages and beer for consumption on the premises of a zoo.

Council Member Elrod moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure to introduce a late resolution. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee had no objection to the filing. Without objection, Council Member Elrod moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (33): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Jeremy Elrod

Bills on Introduction and First Reading

Bill BL2019-1597

An ordinance amending Chapter 2.136 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding composition of the Metropolitan Planning Commission.

Council Member Elrod withdrew the bill.

Sponsor(s): Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2019-1598

An ordinance to amend Chapter 2.32 to establish a fleet schedule for low- or zero-emissions vehicles owned by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Fabian Bedne, Colby Sledge, Jonathan Hall, Nancy VanReece, Bob Mendes, Burkley Allen, Jeff Syracuse, Brenda Haywood, Robert Swope, Anthony Davis

Bill BL2019-1599

An ordinance to amend Metropolitan Code of Laws Chapter 2.32 to create green building standards for buildings owned by the Metropolitan Government and amend Chapter 16.60 regarding sustainable building design standards for new and renovated Metropolitan Government buildings and facilities.

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

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Fabian Bedne, Colby Sledge, Jonathan Hall, Nancy VanReece, Bob Mendes, Burkley Allen, Jeff Syracuse, Brenda Haywood, Robert Swope, Antoniette Lee

Bill BL2019-1600

An ordinance to amend Metropolitan Code of Laws Chapter 2.32 to establish a renewable energy standard for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Fabian Bedne, Colby Sledge, Jonathan Hall, Nancy VanReece, Bob Mendes, Burkley Allen, Jeff Syracuse, Brenda Haywood, Robert Swope, Anthony Davis

Bill BL2019-1601

An ordinance to amend Section 4.12.230 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to contracts for government relations and lobbying services.

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

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg

Bill BL2019-1602

An ordinance amending Section 5.04.110 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding annual debt reports to the Metropolitan Council.

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

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Bill BL2019-1603

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 5, 2019, and ending at midnight (12:00) on June 10, 2019, relative to the use of these areas in conjunction with the 2019 CMA Fest and related activities and events.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2019-1604

An ordinance approving and authorizing the execution of an Amended and Restated Agreement with Respect to the Development and Operation of the Museum of African American Music, Art and Culture.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee, the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee, and the Parks, Library, and Arts Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Tanaka Vercher, Jeff Syracuse, Erica Gilmore

Bill BL2019-1605

An ordinance approving a sublease of a portion of property located at the corner of Broadway and Fifth Avenue North from OliverMcMillan Spectrum Emery, LLC to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee to be used as a museum celebrating African American music (Proposal No. 2019M-011AG-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 Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee, the Parks, Library, and Arts Committee, and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Jeff Syracuse, Erica Gilmore

Bill BL2019-1606

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to purchase certain property from the State of Tennessee located at 88 Hermitage Avenue (Map/ Parcel No. 09311024100) (Proposal No. 2018M-012PR-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 Budget and Finance Committee, the Education Committee, and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2019-1607

An ordinance relinquishing the Metropolitan Government’s further interest in a parcel of real estate formerly comprising part of the Green Hills Branch Library and Archives (Proposal Number 2019M-08AG-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Russ Pulley, Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2019-1608

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 952 and Alley Number 970 right-of-way (Proposal No. 2019M-008AB-001).

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

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

Bill BL2019-1609

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning Alley Number 1144 right-of-way and easement (Proposal No. 2019M-009AB-001).

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

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

Bill BL2019-1610

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning a portion of Big Horn Drive right-of-way (Proposal Number 2019M-010AB-001).

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

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

Bill BL2019-1611

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 properties located at 1014 B and 1018 West Trinity Lane, and for portions of properties located at 948 B Youngs Lane, Youngs Lane (unnumbered), and 1014 C and 1014 D West Trinity Lane, 700 feet west of Old Buena Vista Road (approximately 5.31 acres), to permit a mixed-use development with 117 multi-family residential units and 24,000 square feet of non-residential uses, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-082-001).

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

Bills on Third Reading

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 and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Kindall moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (29): Gilmore, Mendes, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee and Rosenberg; No (4): Cooper, Hurt, Murphy and Henderson; Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall

Second Substitute Bill BL2018-1358 (as amended)

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 and approved with an amendment by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Kindall offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Kindall moved to approve the bill as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (30): Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee and Rosenberg; No (3): Cooper, Murphy and Henderson; Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall

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 and approved with an amendment by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Haywood offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Haywood moved to approve the bill as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (33): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood

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

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 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 (33): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Hastings, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Porterfield, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover

Adjournment
Council Member Lee moved to adjourn the meeting and all remaining items on the agenda to April 23, 2019 at 6:30 p.m., which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.