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Metropolitan Council Meeting, October 2, 2018

Call to Order and Invocation

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

The invocation was offered by Pastor Marvin Neal of The Canaan 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, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg (35); Absent: Hastings, Weiner, Murphy and Lee (4).

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the regular meeting on September 18, 2018 were approved.

Elections and Confirmations

Tax Increment Financing Study and Formulating Committee

The President called for nominations to fill three (3) vacancies on the Tax Increment Financing Study and Formulating Committee of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County. Council Member Rosenberg nominated Dr. Paulette Coleman; Council Member Allen nominated Council Member Bob Mendes; Council Member O'Connell nominated Mr. Larry Papel; Council Member Pulley nominated Mr. Richard Warren; Council Member Hurt nominated Mr. Dan Lane; Council Member Cooper nominated Council Member Jonathan Hall; Council Member Hall nominated Mr. Eddie Gray; Council Member Scott Davis nominated Mr. Ben Henry Jordan; Council Member Vercher nominated Mr. Jerry Maynard, Ms. Megan Streams, and Council Member Angie Henderson; Council Member Glover nominated Council Member John Cooper; Council Member Bedne nominated Mr. Jose Gonzalez. There being no further nominations, the President declared the nominations closed. The nominees were referred to the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee for a recommendation, and an election will be conducted at the next regular meeting of the Council.

Community Corrections Advisory Board

Appointment of Mr. Marcus Floyd for a term expiring August 31, 2020.

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

Health and Educational Facilities Board

The President called for an election to fill two vacancies on the Heath and Educational Facilities Board for a term expiring September 30, 2024. Nominations previously made were: Ms. Anne-Marie Farmer, Ms. Shia Hendricks, Mr. Terrence Izzard, and Ms. Becky Sharpe. The nominations for Ms. Farmer and Mr. Izzard were withdrawn. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee reported that the remaining candidates had been interviewed and were qualified to serve. Ms. Haywood moved that Ms. Hendricks and Ms. Sharpe be elected by acclamation, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

Metropolitan Housing Trust Fund Commission

Appointment of Mr. Jim Schmitz for a term expiring September 17, 2023.

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

Public Library Board

Appointment of Dr. Adriana Bialostozky for a term expiring April 6, 2021.
Dr. Bialostozky will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Gini Pupo-Walker.

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

Transportation Licensing Commission

Reappointment of Mr. Patrick McNally for a term expiring October 10, 2020.
Reappointment of Ms. Jessica Powell for a term expiring October 10, 2020.

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

Bills on Public Hearing

Bill BL2018-1183

An ordinance amending Chapter 17.16 of the Metropolitan Zoning Code to add conditions to the uses of automobile repair and automobile sales, used. (Proposal No. 2018Z-003TX-001).

The bill was disapproved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Freeman 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 Freeman moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Mike Freeman, Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1288

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, pertaining to parking requirements for certain types of uses (Proposal No. 2018Z-005TX-001).

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission. Council Member Withers moved to defer the bill to the November 6, 2018 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers

Bill BL2018-1309

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 405 40th Avenue North, approximately 190 feet north of Charlotte Avenue (1.92 acres), to permit a non-residential development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-029-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. The bill was deferred to the November 6, 2018 public hearing pursuant to Rule 29 of the Council Rules of Procedure.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy

Bill BL2018-1316

An ordinance to amend Section 17.24.060 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws pertaining to special screening requirements for dumpsters and other trash receptacles (Proposal No. 2018Z-006TX-001).

The bill was approved with a substitute by the Planning Commission. Council Member Dowell 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 Dowell 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): Jacobia Dowell

Substitute Bill BL2018-1316

An ordinance to amend Section 17.24.060 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws pertaining to special screening requirements for dumpsters and other trash receptacles (Proposal No. 2018Z-006TX-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Jacobia Dowell

Bill BL2018-1317

An ordinance amending Section 17.40.160 of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations, pertaining to permitted land uses under neighborhood landmark districts, all of which is more particularly described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-007TX-001).

The bill was approved with a substitute 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 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): Anthony Davis

Substitute Bill BL2018-1317

An ordinance to amend Section 17.40.160 of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations, pertaining to neighborhood landmark districts, all of which is more particularly described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-007TX-001).

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): Anthony Davis

Bill BL2018-1318

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 SP zoning on properties located at 315, 317 A, 317 C, and 317 E Prince Avenue, and 318 B, 320, 322 and 324 Duke Street, west of Overby Road (1.17 acres), to permit up to 12 single-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-007-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member Scott 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 Scott Davis moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Bill BL2018-1322

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 MUG-A and MUL-A zoning, and from RS5 to MUL-A zoning on properties located at 2501, 2521 Clarksville Pike and 2122 26th Avenue North, at the southeast corner of Clarksville Pike and 26th Avenue North (6.53 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-052PR-001).

The bill was approved 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 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): Edward Kindall, Brenda Haywood

Substitute Bill BL2018-1322

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 MUG-A and MUL-A zoning, and from RS5 to MUL-A zoning on properties located at 2501, 2521 Clarksville Pike and 2122 26th Avenue North, at the southeast corner of Clarksville Pike and 26th Avenue North (6.10 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-052PR-001).

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, Brenda Haywood

Bill BL2018-1323

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 an SP zoning on property located at 1221 Brick Church Pike, approximately 300 feet south of Weakley Avenue (0.26 acres), to permit all uses permitted by the MUL-A zoning district and an animal boarding facility and security residence, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-069-001).

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 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): DeCosta Hastings, Brenda Haywood

Bill BL2018-1324

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 MUN-A to CN zoning on properties located at 722 and 726 McFerrin Avenue, at the southwest corner of McFerrin Avenue and Cleveland Street, within the Maxwell Heights Neighborhood Conservation District (0.55 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-057PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Bill BL2018-1325

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 RM20-A zoning for various properties located on Delaware Avenue and 31st Avenue North, at the corner of Delaware Avenue and 31st Avenue North (0.69 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-058PR-001).

The bill was approved 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 citizens were heard in favor of and in opposition to the bill. 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, Brenda Haywood

Bill BL2018-1326

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 SP zoning on properties located at 1601 57th Avenue North and 5700 California Avenue, at the northwest corner of California Avenue and 57th Avenue North (4.15 acres), to permit 80 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-038-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member Gilmore 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 Gilmore moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council with Council Member Roberts abstaining.

Sponsor(s): Erica Gilmore

Bill BL2018-1327

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 310 Arrington Street, approximately 220 feet east of Meridian Street (0.2 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-062PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Consent Agenda Resolutions

Resolution RS2018-1412

A resolution recognizing the historic election of Karen Johnson as Davidson County Register of Deeds.

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

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood, Tanaka Vercher, Brett Withers, Burkley Allen, Mina Johnson

Resolution RS2018-1418

A resolution approving a contract between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Mythics, Inc. to provide Oracle software licensing, support and maintenance for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1419

A resolution accepting a grant supplement from the U. S. Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Family Safety, to enhance services and responses to high risk intimate partner violence and trafficking victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mike Freeman

Resolution RS2018-1420

A resolution approving a letter of acceptance for 2018 Homeland Security Grant Funds from the Tennessee Department of Safety & Homeland Security to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mike Freeman

Resolution RS2018-1421

A resolution accepting a Port Security Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Emergency Management, for activities associated with implementing area maritime security plans, facility security plans, and other port-wide risk management efforts.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mike Freeman

Resolution RS2018-1422

A resolution approving Amendment One to a contract between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and ImageTrend, Inc., to provide Emergency Medical Services and Fire Department data collection and reporting software.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mike Freeman

Resolution RS2018-1423

A resolution approving an application for an AmbuBus Build-Out Grant from the Tennessee Highland Rim Healthcare Coalition, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Fire Department, to install/outfit the AmbuBus with a conversion kit which will convert the bus into a large ambulance capable of treating and transporting multiple patients.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mike Freeman

Resolution RS2018-1426

A resolution approving a contract by and between Capstone Pediatrics, LLC and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide diagnostic hearing tests and newborn hearing screenings.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1427

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 promote Healthy People 2020 goals to the residents of Davidson County through the use of health promotion activities and education programs.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1428

A resolution approving Amendment Three to the Participation Agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, through the Metropolitan Department of Public Works, and Century Farms LLC, for the design and construction of access roads connecting Cane Ridge Road and Old Franklin Road to the I-24 Interchange at Hickory Hollow Parkway (Proposal No. 2018M-016AG-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): Jacobia Dowell, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

Resolution RS2018-1429

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claims of Connie Morris and Elmer Morris against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $190,000, 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 RS2018-1431

A resolution recognizing the legacy of prominent Nashville artist William Edmondson as part of National Arts and Humanities Month.

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

Sponsor(s): Mary Carolyn Roberts, Jeff Syracuse, Brett Withers, Robert Swope, Colby Sledge, Jacobia Dowell, Fabian Bedne, Nancy VanReece, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1432

A resolution recognizing David Williams II upon his retirement as Vice Chancellor and Athletics Director of Vanderbilt University.

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

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy

Resolution RS2018-1433

A resolution recognizing October 2018 as Domestic Violence Awareness month in Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee.

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

Sponsor(s): Sharon Hurt, Kathleen Murphy, Mina Johnson, Nancy VanReece, Mary Carolyn Roberts

Having been unanimously approved by all of the appropriate Committees, Council Member Haywood moved to adopt the Consent Agenda Resolutions, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (31): Cooper, Gilmore, 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, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Potts, Bedne, Dowell and Henderson; No (0); Abstain (0).

Resolutions

Resolution RS2018-1308

A resolution requesting that the Davidson County Sheriff, the Nashville Fire Department Chief, and the Director of Public Property Administration declare properties at 500 and 506 Second Avenue North to be surplus upon the vacancy thereof.

The resolution was deferred by rule by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. The resolution is deferred pursuant to Rule 15 and deferred indefinitely pursuant to Rule 23 of the Council Rules of Procedure.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Resolution RS2018-1389

A resolution exempting Rajdhani Groceries and Café, LLC located at 5604 Nolensville Pike from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E of the Metropolitan Code.

The resolution was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Blalock moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (31): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Davette Blalock

Resolution RS2018-1417

A resolution expressing the Metropolitan Council’s support for continued racing at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway.

The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Hagar moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (31): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Larry Hagar, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell, Tanaka Vercher, Brett Withers, Bob Mendes, Mina Johnson, Mike Freeman, Robert Swope, Dave Rosenberg

Resolution RS2018-1424

A resolution accepting a Local Parks & Recreation Fund (LPRF) Grant from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, for the development and implementation of the Aaittafama Archaeological Park Master Plan.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Parks, Library, and Arts Committee. Council Member Henderson moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following roll call vote: Yes (29): Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (1): Cooper.

Sponsor(s): Angie Henderson, Tanaka Vercher, Jeff Syracuse

Resolution RS2018-1425

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Career Advancement Center, to provide reemployment services and eligibility assessment services to help unemployment insurance claimants return to work faster (LW09F181RESEA18).

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (32): Cooper, Gilmore, 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, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Brett Withers

Resolution RS2018-1430

A resolution requesting the Metropolitan Civil Service Commission consider amending the pay plan for Metropolitan Vice Mayor and Council Members adopted in RS2018-1247.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee. Council Member Withers moved to defer the resolution to the November 6, 2018 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers

Bills on Introduction and First Reading

Bill BL2018-1334

An ordinance amending Title 5 of the Metropolitan Code to impose the full privilege tax allowed under state law upon the sale of tickets to events at the new Major League Soccer stadium to eliminate General Fund subsidy for debt service and to better support future maintenance.

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

Sponsor(s): Angie Henderson

Bill BL2018-1335

An ordinance approving an agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, and Airborne Public Safety Association, Inc. for accreditation of MNPD’s aviation unit.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mike Freeman

Bill BL2018-1336

An ordinance approving amendments to an intergovernmental license agreement between the Metropolitan Government and the State of Tennessee and an easement agreement between the Metropolitan Government and William G. Hitt, Trustee for the William G. Hitt GST-Exempt Trust, both pertaining to the Whites Creek Greenway (Proposal No. 2018M-017AG-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 Parks, Library, and Arts Committee, and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood, Tanaka Vercher, Jeff Syracuse, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2018-1337

An ordinance approving Amendment One to an option agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Foundation, Inc. for a conservation easement on a portion of certain property owned by the Metropolitan Government, located at 2009 Sevier Street (Tax Parcel No. 09402022900) (Proposal No. 2018M-014AG-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): Brett Withers, Jeff Syracuse, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2018-1338

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2017-R-28, Old Harding Pike Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-060ES-001).

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

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

Bill BL2018-1339

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water mains, sanitary sewer main, one sanitary sewer manhole and any associated easements, for various properties located on Charlotte Pike and Rodney Drive (MWS Project Nos. 17-WL-233 and 17-SL-233 and Proposal No. 2018M-061ES-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): Sheri Weiner, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1340

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing combined sewer main and to accept new sewer mains and sewer manholes, for property located at 109 29th Avenue North (MWS Project No. 18-SL-98 and Proposal No. 2018M-058ES-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): Edward Kindall, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1341

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon and remove existing sewer main and sewer manholes, for properties located at Demonbreun Street (unnumbered) and 1219 McGavock Street (MWS Project No. 18-SL-73 and Proposal No. 2018M-023AB-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): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2018-1342

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 1805 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2018M-024AB-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): Colby Sledge, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell, Larry Hagar

Bill BL2018-1343

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 Bernard Avenue, Alley Number 439 and Alley Number 951 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2018M-025AB-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 BL2018-1344

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing the name of Douglas Street and an Unnamed Right-of-Way to “Madison Station Boulevard” (Proposal Number 2018M-004SR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the ECD Board and 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): Nancy VanReece, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1345

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 MUN-A zoning on property located at 1328 3rd Avenue North, at the southeast corner of Taylor Street and 3rd Avenue North, within the Phillips-Jackson Street Redevelopment District and Germantown Historic Preservation District (0.15 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-086PR-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): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1346

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from IWD to MUL-A zoning on property located at 924 Vine Street, at the northeast corner of Bass Street and Oak Street (0.6 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-079PR-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 BL2018-1347

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 114 Lucile Street, approximately 380 feet east of Dickerson Pike (0.17 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-064PR-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 BL2018-1348

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 on property located at 6022 Robertson Road, approximately 105 feet east of Vernon Avenue (0.19 acres), to permit one single-family residential unit and one detached accessory dwelling unit, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-051-001).

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): Mary Carolyn Roberts

Bill BL2018-1349

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 on properties located at 224, 236, 242, 252, 300 and 310 Ben Allen Road and a portion of property located at 214 Ben Allen Road, approximately 290 feet east of Morningside Drive (38.66 acres), to permit 68 single-family lots, 62 multi-family residential units and a maximum of 20,000 square feet of nonresidential uses, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-030-001).

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): Nancy VanReece

Bill BL2018-1350

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 RM40 zoning on properties located at 2303 Lebanon Pike, Lebanon Pike (unnumbered) and 100 Blue Hills Drive, north of the terminus of Blue Hills Drive, within the Downtown Donelson Urban Design Overlay (3.58 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-075PR-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): Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2018-1351

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 R20 to IWD zoning on property located at 2775 Couchville Pike, approximately 625 feet west of the intersection of Bell Road and Couchville Pike (1.00 acre), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-077PR-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): Bob Mendes

Bill BL2018-1352

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 on properties located at 1408 and 1430 Rosedale Avenue, approximately 130 feet north of Crockett Street (0.3 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-080PR-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 BL2018-1353

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 zoning on property located at 1700 4th Avenue South, at the northeast corner of Moore Avenue and Ensley Boulevard (12.03 acres), to permit 130 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-048-001).

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 BL2018-1354

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 MUG zoning on property located at 341 Great Circle Road, approximately 240 feet northeast of Athens Way (11.13 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-071PR-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): DeCosta Hastings

Bill BL2018-1355

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 for property located at 4110 Charlotte Avenue, on the northeast corner of Charlotte Avenue and 42nd Avenue North, to permit a mixed use development, (1.41 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-065-001).

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): Kathleen Murphy

Bill BL2018-1356

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from IR and CS to SP zoning for property located at 3800 Charlotte Avenue, on the northwest corner of Charlotte Avenue and 38th Avenue North, to permit a mixed use development, (4.38 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-066-001).

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): Kathleen Murphy

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 cancelling 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 Planning Commission recommended approval, subject to adoption of Bill BL2018-1358. 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 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. 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 BL2018-1359

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 properties located at 425 Chestnut Street and 1201 Brown Street, at the corner of Chestnut Street and Martin Street (2.04 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-061PR-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 BL2018-1360

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 RM9-A zoning on property located at 206 Ben Allen Road, approximately 285 feet east of Morning Side Drive (0.78 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-076PR-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): Nancy VanReece

Bill BL2018-1361

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 on properties located at 4927 Buena Vista Pike, north of the terminus of Vistaview Drive (8.93 acres), to permit up to 34 multi-family residential units and 8 single-family residential lots, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-064-001).

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): Jonathan Hall

Bill BL2018-1362

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 properties located at 630, 634, 638 and 640 Hamilton Avenue, at the northwest corner of Hamilton Avenue and Hagan Street (1.92 acres), to permit 37 multi-family residential units of which a maximum of 4 units are permitted as live/work units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-053-001).

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 BL2018-1363

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 on properties located at 940, 944 Currey Road and Currey Road (unnumbered), approximately 530 feet northwest of Vinson Drive (5.15 acres), to permit 24 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-021-001).

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): Holly Huezo

Bill BL2018-1364

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 RM20-A zoning on properties located at 2805, 2807, 2809 and 2811 Delaware Avenue (0.68 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-084PR-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 BL2018-1365

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 R10 to RS10 zoning for various properties located on General Hood Trail, Robin Road, and Winston Place, south of Woodmont Boulevard (7.46 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-108PR-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): Russ Pulley

Bill BL2018-1366

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 to various properties on General Hood Trail, Winston Place, and Robin Road, south of Woodmont Boulevard (7.46 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-109PR-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): Russ Pulley

Bill BL2018-1367

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 on properties located at Palmer Avenue (unnumbered), 1207 Pierce Road and Pierce Road (unnumbered), at the northeast corner of Lawrence Avenue and Palmer Avenue (3.36 acres), to permit 28 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-024-001).

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): Bill Pridemore

Bill BL2018-1368

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 zoning on properties located at 806 Olympic Street and 1019 8th Avenue South, approximately 150 feet west of 8th Avenue South (0.61 acres), to permit all uses of MUL-A with an overall maximum building height of 5 stories in 60 feet, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-055-001).

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 BL2018-1369

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 RM20-A zoning on properties located at 433 and 435 East Trinity Lane, at the northwest corner of Jones Avenue and East Trinity Lane (0.61 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-082PR-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 BL2018-1370

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 R20 to SP zoning on property located at 1120 Glendale Lane, at the northwest corner of Glendale Lane and Scenic Drive, (19.87 acres), to permit 31 single-family lots or a community education use of up to 200 persons, a religious institution, an orphanage, or a day care center (over 75), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-017-001).

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): Russ Pulley

Bill BL2018-1371

An ordinance to amend Chapters 17.04 and 17.16 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws pertaining to the definition and standards for a kennel/stable. (Proposal No. 2018Z-008TX-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): Fabian Bedne

Bills on Second Reading

Bill BL2018-1281 (as amended)

An ordinance to amend Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to codify a sexual harassment awareness and training requirement for employees and certain contractors.

The bill was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee and approved by the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee. Council Member Henderson offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. Council Member Henderson moved to defer the bill as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2018-1283

An ordinance amending Chapter 5.04 of the Metropolitan Code to restrict the use of proceeds from the sale of real property owned by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville.

The bill was recommended for deferral by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Henderson moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The bill is deferred indefinitely pursuant to Rule 23 of the Council Rules of Procedure.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson, Mina Johnson

Bill BL2018-1314

An ordinance establishing a Blue Ribbon Commission, consistent with the Annual Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2019, to identify government inefficiencies.

The bill was approved with a substitute by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Cooper 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): John Cooper, Tanaka Vercher

Substitute Bill BL2018-1314

An ordinance amending requirements for the Blue Ribbon Commission, as established by Substitute Ordinance BL2018-1184, consistent with the Annual Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2019.

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

Sponsor(s): John Cooper

Bill BL2018-1328

An ordinance amending Chapter 5.06 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding tax increment financing development and redevelopment plans.

The bill was recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Mendes 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): Bob Mendes, John Cooper

Bill BL2018-1329

An ordinance amending various provisions of Chapter 12.42 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding residential permit parking.

The bill was approved by the Traffic and Parking Commission and referred to the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee. Council Member Withers moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers

Bill BL2018-1330

An ordinance authorizing Liberty Green SoBro, LLC to install, construct and maintain aerial and underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 207 1st Avenue South (Proposal No. 2018M-020EN-001).

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

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

Bill BL2018-1331

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 45th Avenue North right-of-way (Proposal Number 2018M-019AB-001).

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

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

Bill BL2018-1332

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing easement rights located between Alley #1209 and Louisiana Avenue, formerly known as 53rd Avenue North (Proposal No. 2018M-055ES-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, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1333

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing the name of Old Due West Avenue to “Skyline Ridge Drive” (Proposal Number 2018M-003SR-001).

The bill was approved by the ECD Board and approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation 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, Jeremy Elrod

Bills on Third Reading

Bill BL2017-682

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 MUG-A, R6 and RS5 to SP-MU zoning on properties located at 1101 and 1108 Gallatin Avenue, 1105, 1107, 1109, 1111 Sharpe Avenue and Sharpe Avenue (unnumbered), 1048 and 1050 West Greenwood Avenue and 1110 Greenwood Avenue, at the southeast corner of Gallatin Avenue and Greenwood Avenue and at the southwest corner of West Greenwood Avenue and Gallatin Avenue, within the Gallatin Pike Urban Design Overlay District (5.32 acres), to permit a mixed-use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-022-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Withers moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers, Scott Davis

Bill BL2018-1311

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 on property located at 3606 Fairview Drive, at the northeast corner of Fairview Drive and Meadow Road (0.89 acres), to permit 5 lots with 2 two-family lots for a total of seven residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-039-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Jonathan Hall

Bill BL2018-1319 (as amended)

An ordinance amending Chapter 5.06 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding tax increment financing.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Education Committee and recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Education Committee. Council Member Mendes 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): Bob Mendes, Tanaka Vercher, Dave Rosenberg, John Cooper, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2018-1321

An ordinance disclaiming any interest the Metropolitan Government may have in the Nashville-Gallatin Interurban Railroad right-of-way (Proposal No. 2018M-021AB-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 Anthony Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (31): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Anthony Davis, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

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