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Metropolitan Council Meeting, June 5, 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 Minister Paul Purdue from Belmont United Methodist Church.

Pledge of Allegiance

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

Roll Call

The roll was called and the following members were present during the progress of the meeting: Weiner, Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Pardue, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg (37); Absent: Huezo and Blalock (2)

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the regular meeting on May 15, 2018 were approved.

Elections and Confirmations

Industrial Development Board

Nominations to fill one vacancy, with an election to be held on June 19, 2018.

The President called for nominations to fill one (1) vacancy on the Industrial Development Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for a term expiring August 23, 2021. Council Member Pulley nominated Ms. Quin Segall; Council Member Elrod nominated Ms. Tequila Johnson. 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. An election will be conducted at the next regular meeting of the Council.

Board of Equalization

Reappointment of Ms. Lyn Brandmeir for a term expiring April 1, 2020.
Reappointment of Ms. Glenda Chambers for a term expiring April 1, 2020.
Reappointment of Ms. Jean Harrison for a term expiring April 1, 2020.
Reappointment of Ms. Jacqueline D. Kelly for a term expiring April 1, 2020.
Reappointment of Mr. Robert Notestine for a term expiring April 1, 2020.
Appointment of Ms. Kamal Saba for a term expiring April 1, 2020.
Reappointment of Mr. Derrick Starks for a term expiring April 1, 2020.

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

Fire & Building Code Appeals Board

Appointment of Mr. Jonathan Woodside for a term expiring March 1, 2022.

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.

Historic Zoning Commission

Appointment of Mr. David Price for a term expiring April 1, 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.

Board of Parks and Recreation

Appointment of Ms. Susannah Scott-Barnes for a term expiring April 30, 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

Reappointment of Ms. Katy Varney for a term expiring April 6, 2025.

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

Bills on Public Hearing

Bill BL2018-1184

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

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1196 (as amended)

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

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved with amendments by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Vercher requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and a citizen was heard in opposition. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Karen Johnson offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded. After discussion, Council Member Scott Davis called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to amend and the amendment was approved by a voice vote of the Council with Council Member Allen abstaining. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on second reading as amended, and re-refer the bill to the Budget and Finance Committee and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne

Consent Agenda Resolutions

Resolution RS2018-1224

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Children’s Services, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, to provide community-based case management and probation services to children at high risk of state custody.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1225

A resolution accepting a grant from the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to help offset special event expenses to cover security and traffic control for the Nashville Predators Watch Parties, assistance with the Davis Cup, and CMA Music Fest.

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

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

Resolution RS2018-1226

A resolution appropriating the amount of $500,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment for the Public Works Department of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Kathleen Murphy

Resolution RS2018-1227

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Megan Bookout against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $7,500.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1228

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Kemonte Buford against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $20,000.00, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1229

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the property damage claim of Zakia Smith against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $15,548.62, 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 RS2018-1230

A resolution accepting a One Key Question Grant from the March of Dimes Foundation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to promote increasing preconception and interconception education for women of childbearing age in Davidson County.

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 RS2018-1231

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 food safety services including restaurant inspections, foodborne illness complaints, investigations, and environmental health specialist network assessments.

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 RS2018-1232

A resolution approving Amendment A to a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to fund an ongoing program to protect air quality to achieve established ambient air standards and protect human health.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1233

A resolution approving Amendment Four to 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 of 2.5 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): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1234

A resolution approving a professional provider agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee, Inc. to provide healthcare service to its members.

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

Sponsor(s): Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1235

A resolution accepting a grant from the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, to provide kitchen equipment for the Metro Parks After School Meals Program.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten

Resolution RS2018-1236

A resolution approving Amendment One to a Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) Grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, to provide funding for the construction of a multi-modal path and elevated boardwalk from the Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge to the Opry Mills Complex.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Jeff Syracuse, Brett Withers

Resolution RS2018-1237

A resolution approving Amendment One to 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 establish career services for eligible adults, youth, and dislocated workers with barriers to employment, education, training, and support services to succeed in the labor market (LW09F181DSLWK18).

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Brett Withers, Karen Johnson

Resolution RS2018-1238

A resolution amending a participation agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Century Farms LLC through the Metropolitan Department of Public Works for the construction of access roads connecting Cane Ridge Road and Old Franklin Road to the I-24 Interchange at Hickory Hollow Parkway (Proposal No. 2017M-011AG-003).

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

Sponsor(s): Jacobia Dowell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod, Antoniette Lee, Karen Johnson

Resolution RS2018-1239

A resolution approving and authorizing the execution and acceptance of an easement agreement with the State of Tennessee conveying easements for sidewalks, bus stops, traffic signalization, and drainage to the Metropolitan Government and the Metropolitan Transit Authority for use in the Nashville Transit Signal Priority System Project, FTA FY 2013 TIGER Grant No. TN-79-0001 (Proposal No. 2018M-049ES-001).

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

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

Resolution RS2018-1240

A resolution approving Amendment One to a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Environment and Conservation, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Public Works Department, to assist in the annual operation, maintenance, and facility improvements of a household hazardous waste collection facility.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Jeremy Elrod

Resolution RS2018-1241

A resolution amending 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 Department of Public Works, for the acceptance of all phases of work in connection with the construction of the Interchange Modification on I-24 East at Hickory Hollow Parkway, Federal Project No. NH-I-24-9(79), State Project No. 19002-3191-44, PIN 123055.00 (Prop. No. 2017M-008AG-003).

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, Jeremy Elrod, Antoniette Lee, Karen Johnson

Resolution RS2018-1242

A resolution requesting that the Mayor’s Office of Housing work with the Metropolitan Council’s Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee to provide periodic reports on how the city is addressing the issue of housing affordability in Nashville and Davidson County.

The resolution was approved by the Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Burkley Allen, Colby Sledge, Bob Mendes, Mina Johnson

Resolution RS2018-1245

A resolution supporting and encouraging economic equality for women.

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

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy, Nancy VanReece, Mina Johnson, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Bob Mendes, Freddie O'Connell, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1246

A resolution recognizing June 2018 as Immigrant Heritage Month in Nashville and Davidson County.

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

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

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, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Resolutions

Resolution RS2018-1180

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

Council Member Rosenberg 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.

The resolution was referred to the Charter Revision Commission and received no recommendation due to lack of a quorum from the Charter Revision Committee. Council Member Rosenberg moved to defer the resolution to the July 3, 2018 meeting which motion was seconded and [Result] by voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg, Freddie O'Connell

Substitute Resolution RS2018-1180

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

The resolution was referred to the Charter Revision Commission and received no recommendation due to lack of a quorum from the Charter Revision Committee. Council Member Rosenberg moved to defer the resolution to the July 3, 2018 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by voice vote of the Council. Pursuant to Rule 23 of the Council Rules of Procedure, the resolution is deferred indefinitely.

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg

Resolution RS2018-1186

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

The resolution was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Potts moved to defer the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Davette Blalock, Jason Potts

Resolution RS2018-1223

A resolution authorizing housing incentive grants not exceeding $248,453 to certain organizations and development entities selected for the express purpose of constructing and converting workforce housing units.

The resolution was approved by the Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee and the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Sledge moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following roll call vote: Yes (30): Cooper, Gilmore, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (1): Mendes.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge, Burkley Allen, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell, Brett Withers, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1243 (as amended)

A resolution requesting the Investment Committee of the Metropolitan Employee Benefit Board, the Metropolitan Finance Department, and the Metropolitan Office of the Treasurer to review contracts regarding the management of Metro’s pension fund and explore other options in order to lower pension management fees and expenses.

The resolution was approved with amendments by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee. Council Member Glover offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Glover moved to adopt the resolution as amended, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (31): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Hagar, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover, Robert Swope, Freddie O'Connell

Resolution RS2018-1244

A resolution requesting the Metropolitan General Services Department, and all departments of the Metropolitan Government that display flags, to fly Metropolitan Government flags at half-staff for a period of one (1) year in honor and memory of students killed as a result of gun violence and as a reminder of the urgency of gun violence solutions.

The resolution was recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Shulman moved to defer the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jim Shulman

Bills on Introduction and First Reading

Bill BL2018-1198

An ordinance approving a partnership agreement between the Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund, Inc., and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, pertaining to the support of Financial Empowerment Centers.

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

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

Bill BL2018-1199

An ordinance amending section 2.144.020 et seq. of the Metropolitan Code dissolving the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission, repealing Ordinance No. BL2005-582, Ordinance No. BL2011-917, and Ordinance No. BL2014-777, and creating a Nashville Davidson County Continuum of Care Homelessness Planning Council to serve as the governance board for the Nashville Davidson County Continuum of Care.

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

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell, Mina Johnson, Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Burkley Allen, Jim Shulman

Bill BL2018-1200

An ordinance amending Chapter 6.28 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding hotels and roominghouses.

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

Sponsor(s): DeCosta Hastings, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1201

An ordinance amending Chapter 8.12 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding animal control regulations.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jim Shulman

Bill BL2018-1202

An ordinance amending Title 12 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to regulate dockless bicycle and scooter operators and to establish a permitting system.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Traffic and Parking Commission and referred to the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jeremy Elrod, Anthony Davis, Burkley Allen, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1203

An ordinance amending Chapter 12.58 of the Metropolitan Code relating to scooters, in-line skates, and roller skates by removing the requirement for wrist guards, elbow pads, and kneepads and updating audio device references.

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

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1204

An ordinance to require the Metropolitan Department of Codes Administration to publish an on-going compilation of (i) the number and type of demolition permits issued for residential property during the preceding calendar quarter; and (ii) the number and type of residential building permits issued for residential property during the preceding calendar quarter; and (iii) the number and type of residential occupancy permits (Certificates of Occupancy) issued for residential property during the preceding calendar quarter by the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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

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

Bill BL2018-1205

An ordinance prohibiting the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County from approving or otherwise entering into the sale, lease, transfer or conveyance of property adjacent to the proposed Major League Soccer stadium to any third party for purposes of private development.

Pursuant to Rule 8 of the Council Rules of Procedure, Council Member Sledge moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover

Bill BL2018-1206

An ordinance to provide for the designation of public property within specified areas of downtown Nashville as a temporary “Special Event Zone” during the time period beginning at nine o’clock (9:00) p.m. on July 3, 2018, and ending at 6 o’clock (6:00) a.m. on July 5, 2018, relative to the use of these areas in conjunction with the 2018 July 4th Celebration and related activities and events.

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

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

Bill BL2018-1207

An ordinance directing the termination of Contract Purchase Agreement 338266 -- a project management services agreement between Commonwealth Development Group, Inc. and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1208

An ordinance approving three license agreements between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Verizon Wireless to install in-building radio-distribution devices to enhance wireless reception on or within the Historic Courthouse, the Justice A. A. Birch Building and the Nashville Public Library.

Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Personnel, Public Information, Human Relations, and Housing Committee and the Public Works Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers, Jeremy Elrod, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2018-1209

An ordinance granting the Purchasing Agent the authority to extend the term of contract number 318415 for the Centennial Park Master Plan Design and Engineering Services.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten

Bill BL2018-1210

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2016-R-048, Dickerson Pike Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-018ES-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): Nancy VanReece, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1211

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-017, Eastland Avenue Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-017ES-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): Brett Withers, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1212

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-022, Linbar Drive Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-019ES-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): Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1213

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-11A, Tusculum Road Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-016ES-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): Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1214

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of certain right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights by negotiation or condemnation for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project Number 2016-R-41, Brick Church Pike Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-014ES-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): Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1215

An ordinance authorizing the Director of Public Property Administration to execute a quitclaim deed for any property interests the Metropolitan Government may have in a portion of the right-of-way adjacent to 610 McGavock Pike, and accepting consideration for the same in the amount of $102,750.00 (Proposal No. 2018M-013PR-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): Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod, Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2018-1216

An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government and Capitol View Joint Venture concerning the construction of public park improvements and the donation of a parcel of property (Proposal No. 2018M-016PR-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): Freddie O'Connell, Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2018-1217

An ordinance authorizing Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. to install, construct and maintain aerial and underground encroachments in the right of way located at 300 Broadway (Proposal No. 2018M-010EN-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, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1218

An ordinance authorizing Citiview I, LLC to install, construct and maintain an underground encroachment in the right-of-way located at 2305 Kline Avenue (Proposal No. 2018M-009EN-001).

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

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

Bill BL2018-1219

An ordinance authorizing LC SoBro, LLC to install, construct and maintain underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 706, 713, 717, 721 and 723 2nd Avenue South (Proposal No. 2018M-015EN-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, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1220

An ordinance authorizing LC SoBro, LLC to install, construct and maintain underground encroachments in the right of way located at 702, 706, 710, 716 and 718 3rd Avenue South (Proposal No. 2018M-014EN-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, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1221

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main and easement and to accept new sanitary sewer and water mains, fire hydrants, sanitary sewer manholes and easements, for six properties located on Lebanon Pike and Walcott Drive (MWS Project Nos. 17-WL-232 and 17-SL-232 and Proposal No. 2018M-039ES-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): Kevin Rhoten, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1222

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water main and easements and to accept new water mains, fire hydrants and easements, for seven properties located on Hoggett Ford Road, (MWS Project No. 18-WL-7 and Proposal No. 2018M-040ES-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): Kevin Rhoten, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1223

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water main and easement and to accept new water main, a fire hydrant and any easement for properties located at 3208 Long Boulevard and 203 Burns Avenue (MWS Project No. 17-WL-153 and Proposal No. 2018M-041ES-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1224

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing easement rights and remove abandoned pipe on properties located at 330 Cartwright Street and East Cedar Street (unnumbered) (MWS Project Nos. 66-SG-65 and 98-SL-132 and Proposal No. 2018M-038ES-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1225

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 235 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2018M-012AB-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): Freddie O'Connell, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1226

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 R40 to RS40 zoning for various properties located on Granny White Pike, Camelot Court, Camelot Road, and Lancelot Road, east of Granny White Pike (50.25 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-059PR-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): Angie Henderson

Bill BL2018-1227

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 OR20 to MUG-A zoning on properties located at 2820, 2828 Dickerson Pike and a portion of Dickerson Pike (unnumbered), approximately 115 feet south of Pine Ridge Drive (5.97 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-031PR-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 BL2018-1228

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by applying a Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District to various properties along Rosebank Avenue, McCarn Street, Tillman Lane, Washington Avenue, Powers Avenue, and Waters Avenue, east of Porter Road, zoned R6 (14.5 acres) all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018NHC-002-001).

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): Brett Withers

Bill BL2018-1229

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 properties located at 6397 Pettus Road and Pettus Road (unnumbered), approximately 1,130 feet east of Nolensville Pike to permit 145 single family lots (49 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-087-001).

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): Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2018-1230

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

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

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2018-1231

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from RS5 to SP zoning on property located at 209 22nd Street and 22nd Street (unnumbered), at the southwest corner of Dabbs Avenue and 22nd Street (0.47 acres), to permit all uses under the MUL-A zoning district except for alternative financial services and waste management uses, and to limit the maximum height, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-041-001).

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): Larry Hagar

Bill BL2018-1232

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 on properties located at 201, 205, 305 Summit View Drive and Summit View Drive (unnumbered), west of the terminus of Fox Ridge Drive, zoned CL, CS, OL and RM15 (24.69 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 55-85P-004).

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): Robert Swope

Bill BL2018-1233

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 from CL, CS, OL and RM15 to SP zoning on properties located at 201, 205, 305 Summit View Drive and Summit View Drive (unnumbered), west of the terminus of Fox Ridge Drive, within a Planned Unit Development Overlay District (24.69 acres), to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-036-001).

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): Robert Swope

Bill BL2018-1234

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 RM20-A zoning on properties located at 1088, 1090 and 1092 12th Avenue South, approximately 205 feet north of Archer Street (0.62 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-122PR-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 BL2018-1235

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 and ORI to SP zoning on property located at 311 23rd Avenue North, at the southwest corner of 23rd Avenue North and Patterson Street (3.77 acres), to permit all uses within MUI-A while limiting the height of structures to 8 stories in 105 feet, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-032-001).

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 BL2018-1236

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 R80 and R40 to SP zoning on properties located at River Road (unnumbered) and 5754 River Road, approximately 686 feet west of Charlotte Pike (10.57 acres), to permit up to 35 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-009-001).

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): Dave Rosenberg

Bill BL2018-1237

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 420 and 422 38th Avenue North, approximately 585 feet north of Charlotte Avenue, (0.44 acres), to permit 10 multifamily units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-037-001).

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): Kathleen Murphy

Bill BL2018-1238

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 MUL-A zoning for properties located at 353, 355, and 357 Glenrose Avenue and 354 Hester Avenue, approximately 260 feet west of Sadler Avenue (1.03 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-024PR-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 BL2018-1239

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from R6 to OR20 zoning on properties located at 33rd Avenue North (unnumbered), approximately 470 feet northeast of Felicia Street (0.23 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-043PR-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 BL2018-1240

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 (2.94 acres), to permit 33 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-048-003).

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): Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2018-1241

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 on properties located at 1430 and 1501 Hillside Avenue, 809 Edgehill Avenue, and 929 Edgehill Avenue west of the terminus of Vernon Avenue, zoned RM20 (20.92 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018P-001-001).

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 BL2018-1242

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 from CS and RM20 to SP zoning on properties located at 1201, 1203, 1205 and 1211 8th Avenue South, 1430 and 1501 Hillside Avenue, and 809 and 929 Edgehill Avenue, at the southwest corner of Edgehill Avenue and 8th Avenue South, partially within a Planned Unit Development Overlay District, to permit 1,200 multi-family residential units and non-residential uses, (23.32 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-026-001).

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 BL2018-1243

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 from RS5 to SP zoning for property located at 1600 Dr. DB Todd Jr. Boulevard, at the northeast corner of Dr. DB Todd Jr. Boulevard and Cockrill Street (0.29 acres), to permit up to three multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-003-001).

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 BL2018-1244

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 Bate Drive, north of Caldwell Lane (4.06 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-060PR-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 BL2018-1245

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by applying a Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District to various properties along South Street, Villa Place, Wedgewood Avenue, 15th Avenue South, Tremont Street, and Edgehill Avenue, north of Wedgewood Avenue, zoned R6-A and RS5 and partially within a Planned Unit Development Overlay District (42.96 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018NHC-001-001).

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

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

Bills on Second Reading

Substitute BL2018-1139

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

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission and approved with amendments by the Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee, the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee. Council Member Syracuse offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Syracuse moved to approve the bill as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of Council.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2018-1157

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

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

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Substitute Bill BL2018-1157

An ordinance amending Chapter 15.64 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to establish and preserve a fifty foot floodway buffer along the Cumberland River.

Council Member Syracuse moved to defer the bill to the July 3, 2018 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse, Mina Johnson

Bill BL2018-1172 (as amended)

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

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee. Council Member Hurt moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

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

Bill BL2018-1185

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

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1186

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

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

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

Bill BL2018-1187

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

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1188

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

The bill was recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Cooper moved to defer the bill to the August 21, 2018 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): John Cooper, Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1189

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

The bill was recommended for deferral at the request of the sponsor by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved to defer the bill to the June 19, 2018 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis, Sharon Hurt

Bill BL2018-1190

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

The bill was recommended for deferral by the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to defer the bill to the July 3, 2018 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

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

Bill BL2018-1191 (as amended)

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

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 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 approve the bill as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of Council with Council Member Mendes abstaining.

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

Bill BL2018-1192

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

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. 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, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1193

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

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

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

Bill BL2018-1194

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

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

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

Bills on Third Reading

Substitute Bill BL2016-287

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

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission and approved with substitute by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Haywood moved to defer the bill to the August 7, 2018 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood

Bill BL2018-1152

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

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Glover moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (29): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover

Bill BL2018-1171

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

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Glover moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (29): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover, Bob Mendes, Robert Swope

Bill BL2018-1174

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

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (28): Cooper, Gilmore, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1175

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

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Dowell moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (28): Weiner, Cooper, Gilmore, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1176

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

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (28): Cooper, Gilmore, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1177

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

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Withers moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (29): Cooper, Gilmore, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1178

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

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (29): Cooper, Gilmore, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1179

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

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Mina Johnson moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (30): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1180

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

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Sledge moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (30): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1181

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

The bill was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Haywood moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (30): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Hastings, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Glover, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood

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