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Metropolitan Council Meeting, February 4, 2020

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. Nolan Huizenga of the Second Presbyterian 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, Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Glover, Suara, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg (41); Absent: (0).

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the regular meeting on January 21, 2020 were approved.

Elections and Confirmations

Beer Permit Board

Reappointment of Mr. Christopher Bellamy for a term expiring October 31, 2023.
Appointment of Ms. Delfine Fox for a term expiring October 31, 2023.
Reappointment of Ms. Kia Jarmon for a term expiring October 31, 2023.

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

Stormwater Management Committee

Appointment of Ms. Margaret Littman with a term expiring October 31, 2023.

The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee deferred the appointment at the request of the nominee. Council Member Rosenberg moved to disapprove confirmation due to the nominee's unavailability at this time, which motion was seconded and adopted by a unanimous vote of the Council.

Community Oversight Board

An election to fill two vacancies for a term expiring January 31, 2023, and one vacancy to fill the unexpired term of Ms. Danita Marsh for a term expiring January 31, 2021.

The President announced that Mr. Brown withdrew his nomination, and Mr. Alvarez, Mr. Chase, and Ms. Gonzalez were deemed ineligible. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee determined that the following nominees were eligible for election: Jane Boram, Ashlee Davis, Kelley Eguakun, O. Timothy Hughes, Shawn Whitsell, and Samuel X.

The President called for an election and the following votes were cast: Boram (5): Swope, Syracuse, Sledge, Hausser, and Rutherford; Davis (28): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Toombs, Gamble, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; Eguakun (3): Glover, Parker, and Taylor; Hughes (38): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Glover, Suara, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Taylor, Druffel, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; Whitsell (34): Mendes, Allen, Glover, Suara, Toombs, Gamble, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Welsch, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Hausser, Druffel, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; and Samuel X (2): Hurt and Suara. The President declared that Mr. Hughes and Mr. Whitsell will each serve a three year term expiring on January 31, 2023, and Ms. Davis will serve a term expiring on January 31, 2021.

Committee Reports on Matters Other Than Legislation

Special Committees of the Metropolitan Council reported their findings and recommendations. The President announced that the complete published reports are now available online.

Resolutions on Public Hearing

Resolution RS2020-177

A resolution exempting Bento Box located at 1281 3rd Avenue South 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 Sledge 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 a citizen was heard in opposition to the resolution. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Sledge moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (33): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Suara, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, Parker, Withers, VanReece, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee and Henderson; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge

Bills on Public Hearing

Bill BL2019-61

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 RM15-A zoning for properties located at 2127 and 2129 Cliff Drive, approximately 570 feet southeast of Buena Vista Pike (0.40 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-099PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Toombs moved to defer the bill to the March 5, 2020 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Bill BL2019-69

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 for property located at 3413 John Mallette Drive, at the southern corner of Ashton Avenue and John Mallette Drive (0.42 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-131PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Toombs moved to defer the bill to the March 5, 2020 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Bill BL2019-78

An Ordinance to amend Section 17.16.070 of the Metropolitan Code to impose a minimum distance requirement for new Short Term Rental Properties – Not Owner-Occupied from churches, schools, daycares, and parks (Proposal No. 2020Z-001TX-001).

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission. Council Member Sledge moved to defer the bill to the March 5, 2020 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge

Bill BL2019-90

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from AR2a to RS10 zoning for property located at 4465 Lavergne Couchville Pike, approximately 75 feet southwest of Rockland Trail (5.01 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-092PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Lee moved to defer the bill to the March 5, 2020 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Antoniette Lee

Bill BL2019-102

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 CL and RS7.5 to RM20-A zoning for properties located at 2206, 2210 and 2214 Monticello Drive, at the southwest corner of Monticello Drive and Avondale Circle (0.61 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-111PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Toombs moved to withdraw the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Bill BL2019-111

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, to create certain new zoning districts which prohibit STRP uses and to make minor corrections, all of which is more particularly described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-003TX-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Parker 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 Parker moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Swope called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to pass the bill, which was approved by a voice vote of the Council with Council Members Roberts and Johnston abstaining.

Sponsor(s): Sean Parker, Kyonzté Toombs, Colby Sledge, Erin Evans, Ginny Welsch

Bill BL2020-117

An Ordinance to amend Section 17.20.040 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to parking requirements on multimodal corridors (Proposal No. 2020Z-004TX-001).

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission. Council Member Sledge moved to defer the bill to the March 5, 2020 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2020-122

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 CL to SP zoning for property located at 600 Stewarts Ferry Pike, at the corner of Stewarts Ferry Pike and McCrory Creek Road and within a Commercial Planned Unit Development Overlay District (19.04 acres), to permit a mixed-use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-068-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Kevin Rhoten

Bill BL2020-123

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 portion of a Commercial Planned Unit Development Overlay District located at 600 Stewarts Ferry Pike, at the corner of Stewarts Ferry Pike and McCrory Creek Road, zoned CL (19.04 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 155-74P-009).

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

Sponsor(s): Kevin Rhoten

Bill BL2020-124

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, CS, and CL to SP zoning for properties located at 3720, 3724, 3726, 3730, and 3800 Clarksville Pike and Bellefield Avenue (unnumbered), at the intersection of Lawrence Avenue and Belleford Avenue (11.23 acres), to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-066-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Bill BL2020-125

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 R15 to RM15 zoning for property located at 11 Burton Hills Boulevard, at the eastern corner of Burton Hills Boulevard and Seven Hills Boulevard and located within a Residential Planned Unit Development Overlay District (9.52 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-170PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Russ Pulley

Bill BL2020-126

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by amending a portion of a Residential Planned Unit Development Overlay District for property located at 11 Burton Hills Boulevard, at the eastern corner of Seven Hills Boulevard and Burton Hills Boulevard, zoned R15 (9.52 acres), to permit a residential development consisting of nursing home, assisted care living and multi-family (independent living) units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 18-84P-004).

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

Sponsor(s): Russ Pulley

Bill BL2020-127

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 and R40 to MUN-A zoning for properties located at 6404 Eatons Creek Road, 3580, 3612, 3616 and 3622 Old Clarksville Pike, Eatons Creek Road (unnumbered), and Old Clarksville Pike (unnumbered), approximately 215 feet west of Joelton Community Center Road (53.22 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-007PR-001).

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission. Council Member Hall moved to defer the bill to the March 5, 2020 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jonathan Hall

Bill BL2020-128

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 RS20 to MUN zoning for property located at 3821 Old Hickory Boulevard, approximately 270 feet southeast of Lakeshore Drive (0.38 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-169PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Larry Hagar

Bill BL2020-129

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 for properties located at 1400 Arthur Avenue, 1400 A Arthur Avenue and portion of property located at 1006 Monroe Street approximately 100 feet north of Monroe Street (0.36 acres), to permit six multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-065-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member O'Connell requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2020-130

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by applying a Neighborhood Landmark Overlay District on a portion of property located at 1006 Monroe Street, at the corner of Arthur Avenue and Monroe Street, zoned R6-A (0.35 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019NHL-002-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member O'Connell requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2020-131

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 OR20-A zoning for properties located at 100 and 102 Shields Lane, approximately 260 feet west of Briarville Road (0.98 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-167PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member VanReece 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 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

Bill BL2020-132

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 SCC to MUN-A zoning for a portion of property located at 3565 Old Clarksville Pike, approximately 580 feet east of Eatons Creek Road and within a Commercial Planned Unit Development Overlay District (25.95 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-009PR-001).

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission. Council Member Hall moved to defer the bill to the March 5, 2020 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jonathan Hall

Bill BL2020-133

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 Commercial Planned Unit Development Overlay District for a portion of property located at 7174 Whites Creek Pike, approximately 580 feet east of Eatons Creek Road, zoned SCC (25.95 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 88P-029-001).

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission. Council Member Hall moved to defer the bill to the March 5, 2020 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

The President Pro Tem assumed the chair at this time.

Sponsor(s): Jonathan Hall

Bill BL2020-134

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 RM20-A zoning for properties located at 910 Youngs Lane and Youngs Lane (unnumbered), at the southern terminus of Roy Street (1.64 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-168PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Toombs 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 Toombs moved to pass the bill on second reading and defer third reading to the March 17, 2020 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Bill BL2020-135

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from RS5 to R6-A zoning for property located at 838 Lischey Avenue, approximately 50 feet south of Cleveland Street (0.2 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-056PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Sean Parker

Bill BL2020-136

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 for properties located at 1711 and 1713 5th Avenue North, approximately 245 feet north of Garfield Street and within the Salemtown Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District (0.43 acres), to permit seven multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-063-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission. Council Member O'Connell requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2020-137

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 MUN-A zoning for properties located at 1201, 1203, 1205, and 1207 Brick Church Pike and Brick Church Pike (unnumbered), at the southeast corner of Fern Avenue and Brick Church Pike (0.67 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-125PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Bill BL2020-138

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 CN to MUN-A zoning for property located at 1400 Fatherland Street, at the southeast corner of Fatherland Street and South 14th Street and within the Lockeland Springs-East End Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District and the Five Points Redevelopment Overlay District (0.18 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-171PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Council Member Withers requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Withers moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers

Bill BL2020-139

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from CS and RM20 to MUN-A zoning for properties located at 201, 204, 205, 210, 220, 221, 225, and 231 Gifford Place, at the southeast corner of Interstate 24 and Whites Creek Pike and within a Planned Unit Development Overlay District (22.12 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-008PR-001).

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission. Council Member Hall moved to defer the bill to the March 5, 2020 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jonathan Hall

Bill BL2020-140

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 for properties located at 201, 204, 205, 210, 220, 221, 225, and 231 Gifford Place, at the southeast corner of Interstate 24 and Whites Creek Pike, zoned CS and RM20 (22.12 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 61-77P-004).

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission. Council Member Hall moved to defer the bill to the March 5, 2020 public hearing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jonathan Hall

Bill BL2020-141

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 RM20-A zoning for properties located at 1012 and 1014 West Trinity Lane, approximately 350 feet west of Old Buena Vista Road (1.96 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-040PR-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member Toombs 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 Toombs moved to pass the bill on second reading and defer third reading to the March 17, 2020 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

The President resumed the chair at this time.

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Bill BL2020-142

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by amending a Specific Plan on properties located at 1590, 1600, 1602 and 1604 Lebanon Pike, approximately 400 feet east of Spence Lane, zoned SP (2.93 acres), to permit 79 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-048-005).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Council Member Syracuse requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Syracuse moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2020-143

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-A zoning for property located at 186 North 1st Street, at the southwest corner of Oldham Street and North 1st Street (4.10 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-166PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Sean Parker

Bill BL2020-144

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 1228 4th Avenue North, approximately 40 feet south of Monroe Street and within the Phillips-Jackson Street Redevelopment Overlay District and Germantown Historic Preservation Overlay District (0.40 acres), to permit six multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-069-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission. Council Member O'Connell requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2020-145

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 R6-A zoning for properties located at 2850 Buena Vista Pike, 2908 and 2912 Stokers Lane and Stokers Lane (unnumbered), at the southeast corner of Buena Vista Pike and Stokers Lane (0.75 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-163PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Bill BL2020-146

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from AR2a to RS10 zoning for property located at 3631 Pin Hook Road, at the southwest corner of Pin Hook Road and Hobson Pike (24.03 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-085PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Antoniette Lee

Consent Agenda Resolutions and Resolutions

Resolution RS2020-178

A resolution approving an application for a Racial Equity in Arts Leadership (REAL) Projects grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, to break down structural and institutional barriers to equity and increase diversity through education, leadership development, and targeted projects within Nashville based arts nonprofits.

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

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Larry Hagar, Tonya Hancock, Zulfat Suara, Jennifer Gamble, Kyonzté Toombs

Resolution RS2020-179

A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Public Library, to provide funds to purchase computers for use by library patrons and staff and to enhance the use of technology services available at the public library.

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

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Larry Hagar, Ginny Welsch, Tonya Hancock, Joy Styles, Jennifer Gamble, Russ Bradford

Resolution RS2020-180

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

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

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Sharon Hurt, Ginny Welsch, Burkley Allen, Joy Styles, Kyonzté Toombs

Resolution RS2020-181

A resolution accepting the terms of a cooperative purchasing master agreement for automotive parts and accessories.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Resolution RS2020-182

A resolution accepting an in-kind 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, for three Multi-Gas Monitors to detect flammable gases, toxic gases, and oxygen depletion.

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

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Russ Pulley, Ginny Welsch, Joy Styles

Resolution RS2020-183

A resolution accepting an in-kind 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, for Advanced Hazmat Life Support courses to medically manage patients exposed to hazardous materials.

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

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Russ Pulley, Ginny Welsch

Resolution RS2020-184

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide breast and cervical cancer screening and diagnostic services to eligible individuals.

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

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Sharon Hurt, Ginny Welsch, Jennifer Gamble

Resolution RS2020-185

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 facilitate the planning, implementation, and evaluation of community-driven and evidence-based Health Promotion programs.

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

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Sharon Hurt, Ginny Welsch

Resolution RS2020-186

A resolution approving a contract by and between Well Child, Inc. (a provider of vaccines) and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health (MPHD), for MPHD to provide emergency backup storage of vaccines in the event of a power failure, equipment failure, or other threat.

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

Sponsor(s): Sharon Hurt, Joy Styles, Ginny Welsch, Kyonzté Toombs

Resolution RS2020-187

A resolution accepting a grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, for the ongoing collection of data on ambient air concentrations for fine particulate matter in Nashville, Tennessee.

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

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Sharon Hurt, Tonya Hancock, Ginny Welsch, Joy Styles

Resolution RS2020-188

A resolution accepting the Bob and Diane Hoover Annual Innovation Award Grant from PetHealth Services (USA), Inc. to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to acknowledge animal lifesaving initiatives for the betterment of animal welfare through the development or application of technology.

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

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Sharon Hurt, Tonya Hancock, Russ Bradford

Resolution RS2020-189

A resolution approving amendment one to an intergovernmental agreement by and between the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Department of Public Works, for intersection improvements on Nolensville Pike from McNally Drive to Natchez Drive.

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

Sponsor(s): Ginny Welsch, Bob Mendes, Courtney Johnston

Resolution RS2020-190

A resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement by and between the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through its Department of Public Works, for the reimbursement of railroad crossing safety improvements at Nolensville Pike (SR011), Railroad Crossing #348630J, State Project No: 19028-2243-94, Federal Project No: HSIP/STP-R-11(69), PIN 120129.00 (Proposal No. 2020M-001AG-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): Colby Sledge, Bob Mendes, Joy Styles

Resolution RS2020-191

A resolution approving amendment one to an agreement between the United States Department of the Army and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, for the Mill Creek Flood Risk Management Project in Davidson County, Tennessee (MWS Project No. 18-SWC-136).

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

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Russ Bradford

Resolution RS2020-192

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage claim of Vanderbilt University against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $100,000.00, with said amount to be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Resolution RS2020-193

A Resolution honoring Rick Schwartz for his 30 years of service to the Nashville Zoo.

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

Sponsor(s): Courtney Johnston, Brett Withers, Russ Bradford, Tonya Hancock, John Rutherford, Larry Hagar, Freddie O'Connell, Bob Nash, Erin Evans, Burkley Allen, Russ Pulley, Jeff Syracuse, Ginny Welsch, Sharon Hurt, Kyonzté Toombs, Steve Glover, Nancy VanReece, Colby Sledge, Thom Druffel, Zulfat Suara, Sandra Sepulveda, Joy Styles, Jonathan Hall, Zachary Young, Emily Benedict, Jennifer Gamble, Kevin Rhoten, Robert Swope, Thomas Cash, Gloria Hausser, Delishia Porterfield, Sean Parker, Bob Mendes, Antoniette Lee, Dave Rosenberg

Resolution RS2020-195

A Resolution recognizing the tenth anniversary of Vanderbilt University’s Next Steps at Vanderbilt program.

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

Sponsor(s): Thom Druffel, Ginny Welsch, Burkley Allen, Freddie O'Connell, Kevin Rhoten, Delishia Porterfield

Having been unanimously approved by all of the appropriate Committees, Council Member Rosenberg moved to adopt the Consent Agenda Resolutions, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (34): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Glover, Toombs, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Resolutions

Resolution RS2020-164

A resolution approving a contract between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Civic Engineering and Information Technologies, Inc. to provide software maintenance consisting of Enterprise Land Management, ePermits, Electronic Plans Review, Queue Management, Contractor/Licensing Management, Geographic Information Systems, Cityworks PLL software and related customizations and interfaces.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Personnel, Public Information, and Human Relations Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Mendes moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (34): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Glover, Suara, Toombs, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Hausser, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (1): Taylor.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Mary Carolyn Roberts

Resolution RS2020-194

A Resolution recognizing Anthony Viglietti for his service to the community of Nashville and Davidson County.

The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Benedict offered a substitute resolution and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Emily Benedict

Substitute Resolution RS2020-194

A Resolution recognizing Anthony Viglietti for his service to the community of Nashville and Davidson County.

Council Member Benedict moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (36): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Glover, Suara, Toombs, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Emily Benedict, Angie Henderson

Bills on Introduction and First Reading

Bill BL2020-162

An ordinance amending Chapter 10.18 of the Metropolitan Code to prohibit vaping on hospital grounds and within the public right-of-way in the vicinity of hospital entrances.

The bill was referred to the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and will be considered at the next regular meeting.

Sponsor(s): Burkley Allen, Sharon Hurt, Zulfat Suara, Brandon Taylor

Bill BL2020-163

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing public sanitary sewer main, and easements and to accept new sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes and easements for property located at 1131 4th Avenue South (MWS Project No. 19-SL-129 and Proposal No. 2020M-003ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and will be considered at the next regular meeting.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-164

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing public sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes and easements and to accept new sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes and easements for property located at 2300 Patterson Street (MWS Project No. 19-SL-106 and Proposal No. 2020M-006ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and will be considered at the next regular meeting.

Sponsor(s): Brandon Taylor, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson, Sean Parker

Bill BL2020-165

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water main and easements and to accept new water main and easements for properties located at 3186 and 3188 Parthenon Avenue (MWS Project No. 19-WL-80 and Proposal No. 2020M-008ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and will be considered at the next regular meeting.

Sponsor(s): Brandon Taylor, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson, Sean Parker

Bill BL2020-166

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing public utility and drainage easements for property located at 1018 Elm Hill Pike (Proposal No. 2020M-007ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and will be considered at the next regular meeting.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-167

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing public water and sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes and easements and to accept new water and sanitary sewer mains, sanitary sewer manholes, potential water main relocations and easements for 10 properties located on Patterson Street, State Street and McMillin Street (MWS Project Nos. 19-WL-117 and 19-SL-156 and Proposal No. 2020M-005ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and will be considered at the next regular meeting.

Sponsor(s): Brandon Taylor, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson, Sean Parker

Bill BL2020-168

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to accept new public water main for property located at 7704 Rookwood Court (MWS Project No. 19-WL-127 and Proposal No. 2020M-009ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and will be considered at the next regular meeting.

Sponsor(s): Erin Evans, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-169

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from R6 to SP zoning for property located at 1313 53rd Avenue North, at the corner of 53rd Avenue North and Louisiana Avenue (0.3 acres), to permit four multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-085-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Mary Carolyn Roberts

Bill BL2020-170

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 for property located at 4042 Shurgard Way, at the terminus of Shurgard Way and partially within a Planned Unit Development Overlay District (8.57 acres), to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020SP-006-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Kevin Rhoten

Bill BL2020-171

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 portion of a Planned Unit Development Overlay District for property located at 4042 Shurgard Way, at the terminus of Shurgard Way, zoned CS and partially within a Planned Unit Development Overlay District (8.57 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 93P-023-003).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Kevin Rhoten

Bill BL2020-172

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by amending a Specific Plan for properties located at 640 and 714 Merritt Avenue, approximately 700 feet east of Fort Negley Boulevard, to add 0.15 acres of property located at Merritt Avenue (unnumbered), currently zoned IR, for a total of 3.09 acres to be zoned SP, to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-018-002).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge

Bill BL2020-173

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 OL zoning for a portion of property located at 5423 Edmondson Pike, approximately 625 feet south of Brent Glen Place (2.5 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-017PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Robert Swope

Bill BL2020-174

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from CS to MUL-A zoning for properties located at 5301, 5305, 5307, 5309 and 5311 California Avenue, and 5215 Centennial Boulevard, at the southeast corner of California Avenue and 54th Ave North (1.11 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-160PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Mary Carolyn Roberts

Bill BL2020-175

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 zoning for a portion of property located at Old Franklin Road (unnumbered), at the southeast corner of Old Franklin Road and Cane Ridge Road (38.13 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-172PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Antoniette Lee

Bill BL2020-176

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 SP zoning for property located at 319 Williams Avenue, approximately 165 feet east of Heritage View Boulevard (2.58 acres), to permit 28 detached multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020SP-002-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Nancy VanReece

Bill BL2020-177

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 for properties located at 476 Gray Street, 1229 and 1231 Martin Street and Gray Street (unnumbered), at the northwest corner of Gray Street and Martin Street (1.41 acres), to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-071-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge

Bill BL2020-178

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 R10 zoning for property located at 1314 Cardinal Avenue, approximately 175 feet west of Addine Street (0.23 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-010PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Emily Benedict

Bill BL2020-179

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from RS7.5 to SP zoning for properties located at 101 and 103 Hamblen Avenue, 109 Park Circle and Park Circle (unnumbered), at the eastern corner of Park Circle and Hamblen Avenue (1.42 acres), to permit 16 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020SP-007-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Larry Hagar

Bill BL2020-180

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from IR to MUL-A zoning for property located at 4900 Centennial Boulevard, approximately 300 feet east of 51st Avenue North (3.66 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-025PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Mary Carolyn Roberts

Bill BL2020-181

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 RS3.75 zoning for property located at 1004 44th Avenue North, approximately 50 feet north of Albion Street (0.10 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-014PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Brandon Taylor

Bill BL2020-182

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from IWD to MUG zoning for properties located at 200 Cumberland Bend and Cumberland Bend (unnumbered), approximately 730 feet east of Great Circle Road (7.13 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-012PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Bill BL2020-183

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 for properties located at 429 Houston Street, 426 and 430 Humphreys Street, at the southeast corner of Houston Street and Brown Street (1.4 acres), to permit a mixed used development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-073-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading, was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and will be considered at the next available public hearing.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge

Bills on Second Reading

Bill BL2019-60

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from AR2a to SP zoning for property located at Pettus Road (unnumbered), at the northeastern corner of Old Hickory Boulevard and Pettus Road (38.49 acres), to permit 143 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-020-001).

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

Sponsor(s): John Rutherford

Bill BL2020-115 (as amended)

An ordinance amending Chapters 10.64 and 16.28 of the Metropolitan Code to require a security plan for parking structures to be constructed in close proximity to a stadium, arena, or racetrack.

The bill was approved by the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee and the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee. Council Member Glover moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover

Bill BL2020-116 (as amended)

An ordinance Title 13 of the Metropolitan Code to provide for a modern symbol of access for disabled persons to be used on Metropolitan Government property and rights-of-way.

The bill was approved by the Public Works Committee. Council Member Hagar offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

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

Sponsor(s): Larry Hagar, Russ Pulley, Joy Styles, Zulfat Suara

Bill BL2020-148

An Ordinance amending Chapter 4.12 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to contracts with private operators of detention facilities.

The bill was recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Benedict moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council with Council Member Withers abstaining.

Sponsor(s): Emily Benedict, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara, Dave Rosenberg, Kyonzté Toombs, Russ Bradford

Bill BL2020-149

An Ordinance amending Title 11 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to require a landlord to provide notice prior to an increase in rent.

The bill was recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Affordable Housing Committee. Council Member Toombs moved to defer the bill to the March 5, 2020 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs, Brandon Taylor, Russ Bradford, Sean Parker, Freddie O'Connell, Zulfat Suara, Colby Sledge, Erin Evans

Bill BL2020-150 (as amended)

An ordinance amending Ordinance No. BL2019-1491 directing the Department of Codes and Building Safety to add inspections and certificates of occupancy to the prioritization list for certain affordable housing projects.

The bill was approved by the Affordable Housing Committee and the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee. Council Member Allen offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

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

Sponsor(s): Burkley Allen, Colby Sledge, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2020-152 (as amended)

An ordinance providing the honorary street name designation of “Rev. Ben Sweat Way” for a portion of Cheatham Place.

The bill was approved by the Public Works Committee. Council Member Hurt offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

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

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

Bill BL2020-153

An ordinance establishing a new fee structure for sidewalk waivers.

The bill was recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and deferred by rule by the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee. The President announced the bill was deferred by rule.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy, Ginny Welsch

Bill BL2020-154 (as amended)

An ordinance approving Amendment 2 to the lease agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, through the Department of Public Works, and OP 611 Commerce Property, LLC, related to parking spaces in the Metropolitan Government’s parking facility located at 151 6th Avenue North (Proposal No. 2019M-036AG-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, approved by the Traffic and Parking Commission, and approved with an amendment by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member O'Connell offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on second reading as amended and refer the bill to the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-155

An ordinance authorizing OliverMcMillan Spectrum Emery LLC to install, construct, and maintain underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 500 Broadway (Proposal No. 2020M-005EN-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-156

An ordinance authorizing 7th Avenue Nashville Hotel Owner, LLC to install, construct, and maintain underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 710 Demonbreun (Proposal No. 2020M-006EN-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, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-157

An ordinance authorizing Nashville Downtown Partnership to install, construct, and maintain underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 200 B Lifeway Plaza (Proposal No. 2020M-007EN-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, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-158

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing easement rights located at 4918 B Michigan Avenue between Alley # 1206 and Michigan Avenue, formerly known as 50th Avenue North (Proposal No. 2020M-001ES-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, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-159

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing easement rights located between 701 7th Avenue South and 700 8th Avenue South, south of Fogg Street and north of Alley # 196, formerly known as Alley # 160 (Proposal No. 2020M-002ES-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, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-160

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes, and easements and to accept new sanitary sewer mains, sanitary sewer manholes, and easements for property located at 801 12th Avenue South (MWS Project No. 19-SL-151 and Proposal No. 2019M-086ES-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, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-161

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main, a sanitary sewer manhole and easements for properties located along Clifton Avenue (MWS Project No. 19-SL-120 and Proposal No. 2020M-004ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission, approved by the Public Works Committee and deferred by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Taylor moved to suspend the rules of procedure to allow consideration of the bill. Without objection, Council Member Taylor moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brandon Taylor, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson, Sean Parker

Bills on Third Reading

Bill BL2019-3

An ordinance amending Metropolitan Code Chapters 5.20 and 17.40 authorizing the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to come under the provisions of Tennessee Code Annotated Section 67-5-218 and establishing a Historic Property Review Board empowered to abate property taxes relating to certain improvements or restorations made to historic properties (Proposal No. 2019Z-018TX-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and recommended for indefinite deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Syracuse moved to defer the bill indefinitely, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse, Kathleen Murphy, Nancy VanReece, Tonya Hancock, Freddie O'Connell, Burkley Allen, Zulfat Suara, Brandon Taylor

Bill BL2019-49

An ordinance authorizing a property tax exemption for historic properties owned by charitable institutions in accordance with Tennessee Code Annotated § 67-5-222.

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

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse, Freddie O'Connell, Burkley Allen, Zulfat Suara, Brandon Taylor

Bill BL2020-118

An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Parks and Recreation (“Parks”), and Memphis Basketball, LLC to allow Parks to participate in a youth basketball program operated by Memphis Basketball, LLC.

The bill was approved by the Parks, Library, and Arts Committee. Council Member Hagar moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (38): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Suara, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Larry Hagar, Tonya Hancock, Zulfat Suara, Brandon Taylor

Bill BL2020-119

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by renaming a portion of Smith Springs Road, between Smith Springs Road and Castlegate Drive, to “Castlegate Drive” (Proposal No. 2019M-004SR-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 Porterfield moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (38): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Suara, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Delishia Porterfield, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2020-120

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 1854 right-of-way from Landers Avenue to Grandview Avenue (Proposal No. 2019M-023AB-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Traffic and Parking Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee. Council Member Welsch moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (38): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Suara, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Ginny Welsch, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2020-121

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 Ensworth Avenue right-of-way from Ensworth Avenue to Woodlawn Drive, between parcels 11604018800 and 11604029800 (Proposal No. 2019M-024AB-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Traffic and Parking Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee. Council Member Murphy moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson, Freddie O'Connell

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