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Metropolitan Council Meeting, June 16, 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 Pastor Tommy Dove.

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 special meeting on June 9, 2020 were approved.

Procedure for Conducting Electronic Meeting

Council Member Rosenberg moved for the legislative body to agree that this June 16, 2020, Metropolitan Council meeting constitutes essential business of the Council as well as the Metropolitan Government, and that meeting electronically is necessary to protect the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, which motion was seconded and approved by unanimous vote of the Council.

Elections and Confirmations

The President announced a vacancy for District 4 of the Metropolitan County Board of Education. Nominations must be filed by June 23, 2020. All nominees will be announced at the Council meeting on July 7, 2020, with an election to be held on July 21, 2020.

Airport Authority

Reappointment of Mr. John Doerge for a term expiring April 5, 2024.
Appointment of Ms. Joycelyn Stevenson for a term expiring April 5, 2024.

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.

Civil Service Commission

Reappointment of Ms. Jo Ann North for a term expiring March 31, 2025.

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

Planning Commission

Appointment of Mr. James Lawson for a term expiring March 31, 2024.

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

Social Services Commission

Appointment of Mr. Michael McSurdy for a term expiring April 3, 2025.
Reappointment of Mr. Brandon Thompkins for a term expiring April 3, 2025.

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.

Bills on Third Reading

Bill BL2020-286

A bill to be entitled: The Budget Ordinance of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee for Fiscal Year 2021.

The bill was approved with a substitute and amendments by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Mendes 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): Bob Mendes

Substitute Bill BL2020-286 (as amended)

A bill to be entitled: The Budget Ordinance of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee for Fiscal Year 2021.

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

Council Member Sledge offered Amendment No. 5 and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Glover called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 5, which failed by the following roll call vote: Yes (17): Allen, Suara, Toombs, Parker, Withers, Benedict, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, Taylor, Hausser, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee, and Rosenberg; No (19): Glover, Hall, Swope, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, O'Connell, Roberts, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, and Henderson; Abstain (4): Mendes, Hurt, Gamble, and VanReece.

Council Member Parker offered Amendment No. 7 and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Glover called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 7, which failed by the following roll call vote: Yes (10): Suara, Parker, Benedict, Welsch, Sledge, Taylor, Hausser, Porterfield, Sepulveda, and Rosenberg; No (25): Allen, Glover, Hall, Swope, Withers, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Rutherford, Styles, and Henderson; Abstain (5): Mendes, Hurt, Toombs, Gamble, and Lee.

Council Member Suara moved to suspend the rules to introduce a late amendment to timely filed Amendment No. 8. Without objection of the Council, Council Member Suara offered a late amendment to Amendment No. 8, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. Council Member Suara offered Amendment No. 8 as amended and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Swope called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 8 as amended, which was approved by the following roll call vote: Yes (27): Hurt, Allen, Suara, Toombs, Gamble, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Evans, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Murphy, Johnston, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (12): Mendes, Glover, Swope, Young, Hagar, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, O'Connell, Pulley, Nash, and Vercher; Abstain (1): Hall.

Council Member Rutherford offered Amendment No. 9, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Hurt called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 9, which was approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Bradford offered Amendment No. 11 and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Glover called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 11, which failed by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Johnston offered Amendment No. 12 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and failed by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Druffel offered Amendment No. 14 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and failed by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Druffel offered Amendment No. 17 and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Swope called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 17, which was approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Hurt offered Amendment No. 19 and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Parker called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 19, which failed by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Henderson offered Amendment No. 22 and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Evans called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 22, which failed by a voice vote of the Council.

The President Pro Tem assumed the chair at this time.

Council Member Henderson offered Amendment No. 24 and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Hagar called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 24, which failed by the following roll call vote: Yes (9): Glover, Parker, Benedict, Hancock, Evans, Bradford, Welsch, Johnston, and Henderson; No (27): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Suara, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, Swope, Withers, VanReece, Young, Hagar, Rhoten, Syracuse, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Pulley, Nash, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee, and Rosenberg; Abstain (4): Sledge, Murphy, Vercher, and Porterfield.

The President resumed the chair at this time.

Council Member O'Connell offered Amendment No. 25 and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Sledge called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 25, which failed by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Welsch offered Amendment No. 26 and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Swope called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 26, which failed by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Welsch offered Amendment No. 27 and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Hagar called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment No. 27, which failed by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Mendes offered Amendment A and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Porterfield offered Amendment C and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Pulley offered Amendment D and moved for its adoption, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Johnston called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Amendment D, which was approved by the following roll call vote: Yes (21): Allen, Glover, Swope, Withers, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Cash, Roberts, Hausser, Druffel, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Rutherford, and Henderson; No (9): Suara, Parker, Benedict, Welsch, Sledge, O'Connell, Porterfield, Sepulveda, and Lee; Abstain (10): Mendes, Hurt, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, VanReece, Taylor, Murphy, Styles, and Rosenberg.

Council Member Mendes offered Amendment E and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Glover offered a substitute ordinance and moved that it be accepted for filing, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Young called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt Substitute No. 2, which failed by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member O'Connell moved to withdraw Substitute No. 3, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Young 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 withdraw the substitute, which was approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Mendes moved to pass the bill on third reading as amended, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Swope called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to pass the bill, which was adopted by the following roll call vote: Yes (32): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Suara, Toombs, Gamble, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Evans, Bradford, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, O'Connell, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Murphy, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (8): Glover, Hall, Swope, Hagar, Rhoten, Druffel, Pulley, and Johnston; Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Bill BL2020-287

An ordinance establishing the tax levy in the General Services District for the fiscal year 2020-2021, 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 with a substitute by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Mendes 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): Bob Mendes

Substitute Bill BL2020-287

An ordinance establishing the tax levy in the General Services District for the fiscal year 2020-2021, and declaring the amount required for the annual operating budget of the Urban Services District, pursuant to section 6.07 of the Metropolitan Charter.

Council Member Mendes moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following roll call vote: Yes (38): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Glover, Suara, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, 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; No (2): Swope and Hagar; Abstain: (0).

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Bill BL2020-289

An ordinance creating the positions of Environmental Compliance Supervisor and Water Quality Supervisor.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Mendes moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (39): 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, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-294

An ordinance repealing Chapter 2.160 of the Metropolitan Code and abolishing the Community Education Commission, effective July 1, 2020.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Education Committee, and the Personnel, Public Information, and Human Relations Committee. Council Member Mendes withdrew the bill.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Burkley Allen

Bill BL2020-295

An ordinance amending Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code by abolishing the Nashville Career Advancement Center and moving the functions of that agency to the Metropolitan Action Commission, effective July 1, 2020.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee, and the Personnel, Public Information, and Human Relations Committee. Council Member Mendes moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (39): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Glover, Suara, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (1): O'Connell; Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Sharon Hurt, Burkley Allen, Zulfat Suara

Bill BL2020-296

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 2, 2020, and ending at 11 o’clock (11:00) p.m. on July 5, 2020, relative to the use of these areas in conjunction with the 2020 July 4th Celebration and related activities and events.

The bill was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages 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 (38): Hurt, Allen, Glover, 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; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2020-299

An ordinance amending Sections 5.32.030 and 5.32.110 of the Metropolitan Code to increase the amount of the annual commercial vehicle regulatory license and the motor vehicle regulatory license.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Glover withdrew the bill.

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover

Resolutions on Public Hearing

Resolution RS2020-331

A resolution exempting Saint Elle, located at 1420 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 deferred by rule by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. The President announced the resolution was deferred by rule.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge

Resolution RS2020-357

A resolution exempting Vinyl Tap, located at 2038 Greenwood Avenue, from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E of the Metropolitan Code.

The resolution was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Withers requested a hearing from the public on this resolution which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the resolution and a citizen was heard against the resolution. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Withers moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (40): 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; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers

Consent Agenda Resolutions and Resolutions

Resolution RS2020-362

A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Court, to provide Tennessee Certified Recovery Court Program (TCRCP) collection of participant data utilizing the Tennessee Risk Assessment System (TNRAS).

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Resolution RS2020-363

A resolution approving amendment one to 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): Bob Mendes, Ginny Welsch, Kyonzté Toombs, Zulfat Suara

Resolution RS2020-364

A resolution approving amendment one to a grant from the State of Tennessee, Administrative Office of the Courts, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, to improve courtroom security and provide a safe and secure facility in which to conduct business and the duties of the court.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Resolution RS2020-366

A resolution approving and authorizing the Metropolitan Mayor to submit Amendment Six to the Action Plan for Disaster Recovery for the use of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery funds to complete recovery efforts resulting from the May 2010 floods.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Burkley Allen

Resolution RS2020-368

A resolution accepting a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to fund counselor and victim advocate positions to provide mental health services, support services, and criminal justice system advocacy.

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 RS2020-369

A resolution accepting a grant from the Greater Nashville Regional Council to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Social Services Commission, to provide meals that meet RDA nutritional guidelines to eligible seniors.

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, Kyonzté Toombs, Zulfat Suara

Resolution RS2020-370

A resolution approving amendment four to a grant from the Greater Nashville Regional Council to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Social Services Commission, to provide meals that meet RDA nutritional guidelines and transportation services to eligible seniors and handicapped residents.

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, Kyonzté Toombs, Zulfat Suara

Resolution RS2020-371

A resolution approving amendment two to a grant from the Greater Nashville Regional Council to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Social Services Commission, to provide Nutrition HCBS (Home and Community Based Services) to eligible seniors throughout Davidson County.

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, Kyonzté Toombs, Zulfat Suara

Resolution RS2020-372

A resolution accepting the Healthy Start Initiative – Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide a variety of services in reducing infant mortality for pregnant and parenting women.

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, Tonya Hancock, Kyonzté Toombs, Zulfat Suara

Resolution RS2020-373

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 build local capacity to improve public health response to the substance misuse epidemic in the Middle Tennessee High-Impact Area (HIA).

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 RS2020-374

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to achieve sustained tuberculosis control and enhanced tuberculosis prevention to eventually eliminate tuberculosis as a public health threat in Tennessee.

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

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

Resolution RS2020-377

A resolution approving amendment one to a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to promote the proper use of all recommended vaccines, and respond to vaccine preventable diseases in collaboration with the CDC and other partners.

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 RS2020-378

A resolution approving amendment one 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 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, Ginny Welsch, Tonya Hancock

Resolution RS2020-379

A resolution authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, hereinafter called the “Licensee,” to enter into a Facility Encroachment Agreement with CSX Transportation, Inc. hereinafter called “Licensor” to construct, use and maintain sanitary sewer line in the railroad right-of-way along Hurricane Creek in Davidson County (Project No. 11-SC-0116; Proposal No. 2020M-007AG-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): Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Resolution RS2020-380

A resolution authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, hereinafter called the “Licensee,” to enter into a Facility Encroachment Agreement with CSX Transportation, Inc. hereinafter called “Licensor” to construct, use and maintain sanitary sewer line in the railroad right-of-way along Hurricane Creek in Davidson County (Project No. 11-SC-0116; Proposal No. 2020M-008AG-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): Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Resolution RS2020-381

A resolution authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, hereinafter called the “Licensee,” to enter into a Facility Encroachment Agreement with CSX Transportation, Inc. hereinafter called “Licensor” to construct, use and maintain sanitary sewer line in the railroad right-of-way along Hurricane Creek in Rutherford County (Project No. 11-SC-0116; Proposal No. 2020M-009AG-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): Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Resolution RS2020-382

A resolution classifying public roads in Davidson County, Tennessee.

The resolution was approved by the Public Works Committee.

Sponsor(s): Angie Henderson

Resolution RS2020-384

A resolution approving Amendment 1 to an Agreement by and between the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County, acting by and between the Department of Public Works, for the acceptance of work in connection with the construction of a Complete Street on SR 1 (US 41, Murfreesboro Road) from I-24 Ramp to Foothill Drive, Federal Project No. STP-M-NH-1(372), State Project No. 19LPM-F3-152, PIN 125309.00 (Proposal No. 2020M-012AG-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): Ginny Welsch, Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Resolution RS2020-386

A resolution requesting that Nashville utility companies allow customers to pay any delinquent utility bills over a twelve-month period.

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

Sponsor(s): Sharon Hurt, Emily Benedict, Steve Glover, Burkley Allen, Jonathan Hall, Kyonzté Toombs, Zulfat Suara, Ginny Welsch, Russ Bradford, Colby Sledge, Erin Evans, Delishia Porterfield

Resolution RS2020-387

A resolution requesting the Director of Finance, the Director of Human Resources, and the Metropolitan Civil Service Commission to take the actions necessary to approve the creation of a Chief Diversity Officer and Workforce Diversity Manager as classified service positions within the Metropolitan Government, and to submit an ordinance to the Metropolitan Council to create the positions.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Bob Mendes, Zulfat Suara

Resolution RS2020-390

A resolution recognizing Robert A. “Bob” Lackey for his 46 years of outstanding service to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Resolution RS2020-391

A resolution honoring the memory of Tia Minnrie Barbour-Hale and recognizing her contribution to the Nashville community.

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

Sponsor(s): Delishia Porterfield, Brandon Taylor, Joy Styles, Freddie O'Connell, Tanaka Vercher, Ginny Welsch, Jeff Syracuse, Sandra Sepulveda, Dave Rosenberg, Kyonzté Toombs, Emily Benedict, Zulfat Suara, Sharon Hurt, Jennifer Gamble, Antoniette Lee

Resolution RS2020-393

A resolution recognizing Monday, June 1 to Tuesday, June 30, 2020 as “Nashville Pride Month,” celebrating the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer communities and their enormous contributions to the quality of life in Nashville and Davidson County, and further recognizing the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, the 50th anniversary of the first Pride Parades, and Nashville's part in the 5th Anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling allowing marriage as important milestone events for the LGBTQ Rights movement.

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

Sponsor(s): Emily Benedict, Nancy VanReece, Brett Withers, Russ Bradford, Zachary Young, Colby Sledge, Gloria Hausser, Bob Mendes, Ginny Welsch, Bob Nash, Sean Parker, Jeff Syracuse, Sandra Sepulveda, Dave Rosenberg, Delishia Porterfield, Freddie O'Connell, Thomas Cash, Sharon Hurt, Burkley Allen, Kyonzté Toombs, Jennifer Gamble

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 (40): 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; No (0); Abstain (0).

Resolutions

Resolution RS2020-354

A resolution honoring BNA K9 Wolf on her retirement.

The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Bradford moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (39): 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, and Henderson; No (0); Abstain (1): Rosenberg.

Sponsor(s): Russ Bradford

Resolution RS2020-358 (as amended)

A resolution adopting a new pay plan for the general employees of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, excluding employees of the Board of Health, Board of Education, and the Police and Fire Departments, effective July 1, 2020.

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

Council Member Mendes moved to adopt the resolution as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (40): 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; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Resolution RS2020-359 (as amended)

A resolution adopting a new pay plan for employees of the Metropolitan Board of Health, effective July 1, 2020.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee, and the Personnel, Public Information, and Human Relations Committee. Council Member Mendes offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Mendes moved to adopt the resolution as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (40): 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; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Resolution RS2020-360 (as amended)

A resolution adopting a new pay plan for employees of the Metropolitan Departments of Police and Fire, effective July 1, 2020.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Personnel, Public Information, and Human Relations Committee, and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Council Member Mendes offered Amendment No. 1 and moved for its adoption, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Mendes moved to adopt the resolution as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (40): 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; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Resolution RS2020-361

A resolution repealing for a period of one year the payment of longevity pay for employees of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, including Employees of the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the payment of longevity pay supplement for certain employees.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee, and the Personnel, Public Information, and Human Relations Committee. Council Member Mendes moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (39): 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, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; No (1): Murphy; Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Sharon Hurt

Resolution RS2020-375

A resolution accepting a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to prepare, prevent, and respond to COVID-19, as needs evolve for clients of Ryan White HIV/AIDS program recipients.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee. Council Member Mendes moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (37): Mendes, Allen, Glover, Hall, 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; No (0); Abstain (1): Hurt.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Sharon Hurt, Nancy VanReece, Ginny Welsch, Brett Withers, Zachary Young, Russ Bradford, Emily Benedict, Kyonzté Toombs, Zulfat Suara

Resolution RS2020-376

A resolution accepting a grant and approving amendment one to that grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to enhance access to a comprehensive continuum of high quality, community-based care for low income individuals and families with HIV disease.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee. Council Member Mendes moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (37): Mendes, Allen, Glover, Hall, 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; No (0); Abstain (1): Hurt.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Sharon Hurt, Nancy VanReece, Ginny Welsch, Brett Withers, Russ Bradford, Emily Benedict, Zachary Young, Kyonzté Toombs

Resolution RS2020-383

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 the Metropolitan Department of Public Works, for signal maintenance for RSAR: I-65 Intersection at SR 255 (Harding Place), Northbound Ramp, Exit 78 (Ramp Queue Project), Federal No. HSIP-I-65-2(100); State No. 19012-3161-94; PIN 119738.00 (Proposal No. 2020M-013AG-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. Council Member Johnston moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (37): Hurt, Allen, Glover, Hall, 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; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Courtney Johnston, Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Resolution RS2020-385

A resolution authorizing Nashville Underground, LLC to construct and install an aerial encroachment, a sign, at 105 Broadway (Proposal No. 2020M-017EN-001).

The resolution was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and deferred by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member O'Connell moved to defer the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

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

Resolution RS2020-388

A resolution requesting Mayor John Cooper continue the study by PFM Group Consulting, LLC regarding the reduction or elimination of the Metropolitan Government’s reliance on fines and fees collected by or through the criminal justice system and make such study available as a publicly accessible document.

The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Taylor moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (39): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Glover, 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; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Brandon Taylor, Freddie O'Connell, Tanaka Vercher, Kyonzté Toombs, Sharon Hurt, Burkley Allen

Resolution RS2020-389

A resolution requesting Mayor John Cooper and Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp. President and CEO Butch Spyridon to formally withdraw Nashville from consideration for the 2020 Republican National Convention.

The resolution was recommended for indefinite deferral by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Sledge moved to defer the resolution indefinitely, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge, Russ Bradford, Sean Parker, Thomas Cash, Kyonzté Toombs, Ginny Welsch, Burkley Allen, Emily Benedict

Resolution RS2020-392

A resolution honoring the Nashville Bar Association’s 2020 Liberty Bell Award recipients.

The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Murphy moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (39): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Glover, 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; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy, Kyonzté Toombs, Jennifer Gamble, Emily Benedict, Nancy VanReece, Tonya Hancock, Erin Evans, Ginny Welsch, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Gloria Hausser, Courtney Johnston, Tanaka Vercher, Delishia Porterfield, Sandra Sepulveda, Joy Styles, Antoniette Lee, Angie Henderson, Burkley Allen, Sharon Hurt, Zulfat Suara

Late Filed Resolutions

Council Member Mendes moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure to introduce four late resolutions. The resolutions were approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee had no objection to the filings. Without objection of the Council, Council Member Mendes moved to adopt the resolutions, which motion was properly seconded. After discussion, Council Member Hancock called for the previous question, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to adopt the following four (4) resolutions on consent, which motion was approved by the following vote: Yes (37): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Glover, Hall, Gamble, Swope, Parker, Withers, 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; No (0); Abstain (1): Benedict.

Resolution RS2020-394

A resolution appropriating to certain accounts for the benefit of various Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Departments Sixteen Million, Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($16,700,000), for the support of various agencies providing services to members of the community Two Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,800,000), for the benefit of Metropolitan Nashville Public School Students Twenty Four Million Dollars ($24,000,000) and, for the benefit of a community needs assessment Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000).

The resolution was approved on the above consent vote.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Resolution RS2020-395

A resolution approving amendment two to a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, to serve youth and young adults with trauma.

The resolution was approved on the above consent vote.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes

Resolution RS2020-396

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Family Safety, to fund staffing positions to help manage the multi-disciplinary needs of its clients.

The resolution was approved on the above consent vote.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Russ Pulley

Resolution RS2020-397

A resolution accepting a STOP, Fatality Review Technical Assistance Grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Family Safety, to promote a coordinated, multi-disciplinary approach to improving the criminal justice system’s response to sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking crimes.

The resolution was approved on the above consent vote.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Russ Pulley

Resolution RS2020-398

A resolution to recognize June 19, 2020, as Juneteenth and urge the residents of Nashville and Davidson County to join in celebrating Juneteenth as a day to honor and reflect on the significant role that African Americans have played in the history of the United States and how they have enriched society through their steadfast commitment to promoting unity, equality and economic stability.

Council Member Porterfield moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure to introduce a late resolution. The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee had no objection to the filing. Without objection, Council Member Porterfield moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and approved by the following vote: Yes (39): Mendes, Hurt, Allen, Glover, 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; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Joy Styles, Delishia Porterfield, Antoniette Lee, Burkley Allen, Kyonzté Toombs

Bills on Introduction and First Reading

Bill BL2020-221

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 AR2a to SP zoning for property located at 12558 Old Hickory Blvd., approximately 1,300 feet south of Murfreesboro Pike, within the Murfreesboro Pike Urban Design Overlay District (1.0 acre), to permit up to two residential units, office, retail, warehouse, and building contractor's supply, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-027-001).

The bill was referred to 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, Bob Mendes

Bill BL2020-321

An ordinance amending Chapter 2.04 of the Metropolitan Code to require members of the Metropolitan Council to receive disaster preparedness/response training and active shooter training.

The bill was referred to the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and will be considered at the next regular meeting.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2020-322

An ordinance amending Chapter 2.44 of the Metropolitan Code to prohibit the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department from hiring police officers who were previously fired or under investigation by another law enforcement agency for malfeasance or use of force.

The bill was referred to the Personnel, Public Information, and Human Relations Committee and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and will be considered at the next regular meeting.

Sponsor(s): Sharon Hurt, Kyonzté Toombs, Dave Rosenberg, Zulfat Suara

Bill BL2020-323

An ordinance amending Chapter 2.44 of the Metropolitan Code to incorporate certain limitations on police use of force into Metro Nashville Police Department’s policy.

The bill was referred to the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and will be considered at the next regular meeting.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge, Emily Benedict, Kyonzté Toombs, Angie Henderson, Ginny Welsch, Russ Bradford, Sharon Hurt, Nancy VanReece, Antoniette Lee, Joy Styles, Burkley Allen, Zulfat Suara, Sean Parker, Bob Mendes, Sandra Sepulveda, Dave Rosenberg, Delishia Porterfield, Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2020-324

An ordinance amending Section 7.16.110 of the Metropolitan Code to revise the measurement method for retail liquor establishments for the minimum distance requirements needed to obtain a certificate of compliance.

The bill was referred to the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and will be considered at the next regular meeting.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy, Burkley Allen

Bill BL2020-325

An ordinance approving a lease agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the Episcopal School of Nashville (Proposal No. 2020M-011AG-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers, Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy, Zulfat Suara

Bill BL2020-326

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 Old Elm Hill Pike between McGavock Pike and Ermac Drive to “Sims Branch Way” (Proposal No. 2020M-001SR-002).

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

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

Bill BL2020-327

An ordinance authorizing 900 Church Street, LLC, to install, construct and maintain underground and aerial encroachments in the right-of way located at 900 Church Street (Proposal No. 2020M-022EN-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 BL2020-328

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 118 Lucile Street, approximately 470 feet east of Dickerson Pike (0.17 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-051PR-001).

The bill was approved with 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): Sean Parker

Bills on Second Reading

Council Member Glover moved to adjourn the meeting, which motion was seconded and failed by the following roll call vote: Yes (6): Mendes, Allen, Glover, Roberts, Druffel, and Styles; No (30): Hurt, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, Swope, Parker, Withers, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Welsch, Cash, O'Connell, Taylor, Hausser, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Lee, Henderson, and Rosenberg; Abstain (2): Sledge and Nash.

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 and deferred by rule by the Planning Zoning, and Historical Commission. The President announced the bill was deferred by rule.

Sponsor(s): Jonathan Hall

Substitute Bill BL2020-147

An ordinance to amend Chapter 2.196 and Section 2.222.040 of the Metropolitan Code regarding Lobbyist Registration and Disclosure.

The bill was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Murphy moved to defer the bill to the July 21, 2020 and to refer the bill to the Budget and Finance Committee and re-refer the bill to the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy

Bill BL2020-235

An ordinance amending Metropolitan Code Section 2.62.040(F) and Metropolitan Code Section 12.56.170 to increase Special Event Permit fees.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and recommended for deferral by the Public Works Committee. Council Member Henderson moved to defer the bill to July 21, 2020 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Angie Henderson, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara

Bill BL2020-276

An ordinance amending Title 5 of the Metropolitan Code to establish a development impact fee.

Council Member Hall 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): Jonathan Hall, Tanaka Vercher, Courtney Johnston, Emily Benedict, Kyonzté Toombs, Russ Bradford, Brandon Taylor

Substitute Bill BL2020-276

An ordinance amending Title 5 of the Metropolitan Code to establish a development impact fee.

The bill was approved by and re-referred to the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee. Council Member Hall moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and failed by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jonathan Hall

Bill BL2020-297

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing public water main easement and to accept a new fire hydrant assembly for property located at 5320 Centennial Boulevard (MWS Project No. 19-WL-136 and Proposal No. 2020M-031ES-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, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-300

An ordinance amending Chapter 9.30 of the Metropolitan Code to restrict construction noise between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m.

The bill was deferred by rule by the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee. The President announced the bill was deferred by rule.

Sponsor(s): Emily Benedict, Russ Bradford, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-301

An ordinance amending Chapter 10.18 of the Metropolitan Code to prohibit smoking on playgrounds owned by the Metropolitan Government.

The bill was approved by the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services 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, Sharon Hurt, Russ Bradford, Kyonzté Toombs, Burkley Allen, Angie Henderson, Zulfat Suara

Bill BL2020-302

An ordinance amending Section 13.08.015 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the report from the Planning Commission and the Emergency Communications District Board for proposed changes to street names.

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

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy

Bill BL2020-303

An ordinance approving the enrollment of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, in the CARFAX Investigative Tools Program and CARFAX Crash Report Distribution Platform.

The bill was approved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages 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

Bill BL2020-304

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 Summer Place between South 4th Street and South 5th Street to “Jerry Newson Way” (Proposal Number 2020M-002SR-001).

The bill was approved by the ECD Board and approved with conditions by the Planning Commission, approved by the Public Works Committee and deferred by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. The President announced the bill was deferred by rule.

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

Bill BL2020-305

An ordinance accepting the donation of certain properties located on West Hamilton Avenue from Piedmont Natural Gas and approving the conveyance of easements across certain other properties to Piedmont Natural Gas (Proposal No. 2020M-007PR-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 Murphy moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-306

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 December 20, 2019.

The bill was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections 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

Bill BL2020-307

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sanitary sewer main, a sanitary sewer manhole and easements, and to accept new sanitary sewer main, sanitary sewer manholes and easements, for properties located at 3717 West End Avenue and 101 Leonard Avenue (MWS Project No. 20-SL-78 and Proposal No. 2020M-046ES-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 Murphy moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-308

An ordinance authorizing Vanderbilt University to install, construct and maintain underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 2525 West End Avenue (Proposal No. 2020M-030EN-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 Cash moved to pass the bill on second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Thomas Cash, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-309

An ordinance authorizing SMH Holdings, LLC to install, construct and maintain underground encroachments in the right-of-way located at 1708 Pearl Street (Proposal No. 2020M-031EN-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 Murphy 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

Bills on Third Reading

Council Member Henderson moved to consider Third Reading Bills BL2020-277, BL2020-292, and BL2020-293, and to adjourn the meeting upon conclusion thereof, which motion was seconded and failed by a voice vote of the Council.

Council Member Henderson moved to consider the above-referenced bills in addition to Second Substitute Bill BL2019-48 at this time, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Second Substitute Bill BL2019-48 (as amended)

An ordinance amending Section 17.16.250 of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to home occupation (Proposal No. 2019Z-020TX-001).

The bill was given no recommendation by the Planning Commission, approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and approved with amendments by the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Rosenberg offered Amendment A and moved for its adoption. CM Bradford moved to defer the bill to the July 21, 2020 meeting, which motion was seconded. After discussion, Council Member Allen 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 defer the bill, which failed by a voice vote of the Council. Council Member Rosenberg renewed his motion to adopt Amendment A, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg, Zachary Young, Colby Sledge, Joy Styles, Zulfat Suara

Substitute Bill BL2020-277 (as amended)

An ordinance amending Section 17.40.660 of the Metropolitan Code to allow nonconforming structures destroyed during the March 3, 2020 tornado to rebuild, regardless of the percentage of floor area destroyed (Proposal No. 2020Z-008TX-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved with an amendment by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Murphy moved to suspend the Rules of Procedure to introduce a late amendment. The Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee had no objection to the amendment. Without objection of the Council, Council Member Murphy 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 pass the bill on third reading as amended, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (36): Hurt, Allen, Glover, Hall, Gamble, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Hagar, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Vercher, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Styles, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Bill BL2020-293

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 3049 Hillside Road, approximately 250 feet south of Broadmoor Drive (1.67 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-048PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member VanReece moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Hurt, Allen, Suara, Hall, Toombs, Gamble, Swope, Parker, Withers, Benedict, VanReece, Hancock, Young, Evans, Bradford, Rhoten, Syracuse, Welsch, Sledge, Cash, Roberts, Taylor, Hausser, Druffel, Murphy, Pulley, Johnston, Nash, Porterfield, Sepulveda, Rutherford, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Nancy VanReece

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 and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Substitute 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 approved by the Planning Commission and approved with an amendment by the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee and the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge

Substitute Bill BL2020-187 (as amended)

An ordinance to amend Titles 5, 6, and 17 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations, pertaining to Short Term Rental Properties (Proposal No. 2020Z-006TX-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and deferred by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Russ Pulley, Courtney Johnston

Substitute Bill BL2020-188

An ordinance amending Metropolitan Code Chapters 13.08, 13.12, and 17.20 to require new and modified driveways to have an apron to be paved with a hard surface and to prohibit the runoff of gravel into the public rights of way (Proposal No. 2020Z-007TX-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-212

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, RS20, and MUN-A, to SP for properties located at 869 West Trinity Lane, 2608 Old Buena Vista Road, Walker Lane (unnumbered), Day Street (unnumbered), Overall Street (unnumbered), and West Trinity Lane (unnumbered), approximately 370 feet east of Old Buena Vista Road (26.43 acres), to permit 427 multi-family residential units, and retain the uses and bulk regulations of MUN-A on Parcel 192, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-072-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission and approved with an amendment by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Bill BL2020-213

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 property located at 1610 16th Avenue South, approximately 560 feet north of Wedgewood Avenue, zoned OR20 and within the South Music Row Neighborhood Conservation Overlay District (0.17 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 61-87P-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge

Substitute Bill BL2020-215

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from R8 to SP zoning for a portion of property located at West Trinity Lane (unnumbered), northwest of the terminus of Alice Street (0.77 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019Z-115PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Kyonzté Toombs

Substitute Bill BL2020-219

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 4105, 4125, 4225, 4241, and 4301 Whites Creek Pike, at the southeast corner of Knight Drive and Whites Creek Pike, zoned SP (169.20 acres), to add additional land uses, modify location of rooming units and make changes to the definitions specified in the SP, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2009SP-022-013).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved with an amendment by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Jennifer Gamble

Bill BL2020-223 (as amended)

An ordinance amending Section 7.16.110 of the Metropolitan Code to provide a mechanism for retail liquor establishments to obtain an exemption from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a certificate of compliance upon approval of the Metropolitan Council by resolution.

The bill was approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy

Bill BL2020-227

An ordinance authorizing the granting of permanent and temporary construction easements to Piedmont Natural Gas Co. on certain property owned by the Metropolitan Government (Parcel No. 09402022900) (Proposal No. 2018M-063ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Budget and Finance Committee, the Parks, Library, and Arts Committee, the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, and the Public Works Committee.

Sponsor(s): Brett Withers, Bob Mendes, Larry Hagar, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

Bill BL2020-230

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 Alley Number 312 right-of-way from North 9th Street to Alley Number 278 (Proposal No. 2020M-005AB-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Traffic and Parking Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee.

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

Bill BL2020-253

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from OR20 to OR40 zoning for property located at 87 Shepherd Hills Drive, approximately 340 feet southeast of Gallatin Pike and within a Planned Unit Development Overlay District (2.64 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-042PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Zachary Young

Bill BL2020-254

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 87 Shepherd Hills Drive, approximately 340 feet southeast of Gallatin Pike, zoned OR20 (2.64 acres, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 109-81P-005).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Zachary Young

Bill BL2020-257

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 RS40 to SP zoning for properties located at 7330, 7340, 7350, 7360 and 7368 Whites Creek Pike, approximately 1860 feet northeast of Eatons Creek Road (8.82 acres), to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2019SP-047-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Jonathan Hall

Bill BL2020-260

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 property located at 1600 10th Ave. N., at the northeast corner of Garfield Street and 10th Ave. N., zoned R6-A (0.36 acres), to permit seven multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020NL-001-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Bill BL2020-262

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 2132 and 2134 Canady Avenue, approximately 340 feet south of Napoleon Avenue (0.36 acres), to permit mixed use, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020SP-013-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without all conditions by the Planning Commission and approved with a substitute by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge

Substitute Bill BL2020-263

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 IG to SP zoning for property located at 1420 Adams Street, approximately 400 feet north of Taylor Street (approximately 12.03 acres), to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020SP-009-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Substitute Bill BL2020-264

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 5978 and 5984 Edmondson Pike, approximately 320 feet north of Mt. Pisgah Road (3.47 acres), to permit eight single-family lots and two duplex lots, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020SP-014-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Robert Swope

Substitute Bill BL2020-266

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 properties located at 800 14th Avenue North and 801 12th Avenue North, approximately 150 feet south of Herman Street (4.64 acres), to permit 390 multi-family residential units and a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020SP-011-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Freddie O'Connell

Substitute Bill BL2020-268

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from RS5 to RM20-A-NS zoning for properties located at 139C and 139D Elmhurst Avenue, approximately 400 feet north of Lucile Street (0.18 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-030PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and disapproved by the Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee.

Sponsor(s): Sean Parker

Substitute Bill BL2020-271

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-NS zoning for properties located at 102 Duke Street, 2301, and 2309 Dickerson Pike, at the southeast corner of Duke Street and Dickerson Pike (1.58 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-041PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Sean Parker

Bill BL2020-274

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 217 Eastmoreland Street, approximately 250 feet west of Meridian Street (0.17 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-045PR-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Sean Parker

Bill BL2020-285 (as amended)

An ordinance requiring employees of essential businesses interfacing with the public to wear appropriate face coverings.

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

Sponsor(s): Joy Styles, Kyonzté Toombs, Sharon Hurt, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Zulfat Suara, Emily Benedict, Tanaka Vercher, Nancy VanReece, Russ Bradford, Jennifer Gamble, Ginny Welsch

Bill BL2020-290

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 property located at 3839 Murfreesboro Pike, approximately 530 feet north of Old Hickory Boulevard, zoned SP and within the Murfreesboro Pike Urban Design Overlay District (65.1 acres), to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2008SP-002-004).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Antoniette Lee

Bill BL2020-291

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from R8 to SP zoning for properties located at 6100 and 6110 Robertson Avenue and 609 and 611 Vernon Avenue, at the northwest corner of Robertson Avenue and Vernon Avenue, zoned R8 (4.13 acres), to permit a mixed use development, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020SP-016-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Mary Carolyn Roberts

Bill BL2020-292

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 RM9 zoning for property located at Ashland City Highway (unnumbered), at the northwest corner of Ashland City Highway and Cato Road (3.74 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2020Z-038PR-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee.

Sponsor(s): Jonathan Hall

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