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Metro Council Meeting, April 17, 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 Reverend James Douglas Clay of New Visions Baptist 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, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Kindall, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg (38); Absent: Pardue (1)

Approval of Minutes

The minutes of the regular meeting on April 3, 2018 were approved.

Elections and Confirmations

Action Commission

Reappointment of Ms. Benita Davis for a term expiring February 2, 2021.

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.

Community Corrections Advisory Board

Reappointment of Mr. Eric Evans for a term expiring January 18, 2020.

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.

Board of Fair Commissioners

Reappointment of Ms. Erin McAnally for a term expiring March 30, 2023.

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.

Gas/Mechanical Examiners Appeals Board

Reappointment of Mr. Michael Porter for a term expiring January 20, 2022.

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.

Historical Commission

Reappointment of Mr. Don Cusic for a term expiring February 2, 2022.

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.

Plumbing Examiners and Appeals Board

Reappointment of Mr. Tommy Krantz for a term expiring March 10, 2022.
Appointment of Mr. John Olert for a term expiring February 15, 2019. Mr. Olert will fill the unexpired term of Mr. Matthew Clark.

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

Sports Authority

Appointment of Mr. Jad Duncan for a term expiring February 20, 2024.

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 Zoning Appeals

Reappointment of Ms. Cynthia Chappell for a term expiring February 26, 2023.

The confirmation was deferred at the request of the nominee.

Bills on Second Reading and Public Hearing

Bill BL2018-1139

An ordinance approving the Donelson Transit-Oriented Redevelopment Plan (Proposal Number 2018M-001OT-001).

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission and approved with substitute 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 requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and no one came forward to be heard. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Syracuse moved to defer the bill to the May 15, 2018, which motion was seconded and [Result] by a voice vote of the Council.

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, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne

Substitute BL2018-1139

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

The bill was referred to the Planning Commission, and approved, deferred, and re-referred at the request of the sponsor by the Ad Hoc Affordable Housing, Budget and Finance, Planning, Zoning, and Historical, and Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committees. Council Member Syracuse moved to defer the bill and the public hearing to the May 15, 2018 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse

Bills on Third Reading and Public Hearing

Bill BL2018-1140

An ordinance amending Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws and authorizing the creation of a South Nashville Central Business Improvement District for Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee and to appoint a corporation to act as an advisory board to the district with the necessary powers and authority to carry out the purposes and intent of the district.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Dowell requested a hearing from the public on this bill which had been previously advertised. The President asked if anyone desired to be heard for or against the bill and a citizen was heard in favor of the bill. The President declared the public hearing closed. Council Member Dowell moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (32): Cooper, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Jacobia Dowell, Tanaka Vercher, Karen Johnson

Consent Agenda Resolutions

Resolution RS2018-1138

A resolution approving Amendment One to a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of the District Attorney General, to work with Hispanic victims of crime and their families who find the criminal justice system disorienting due to language limitations and cultural understanding.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne

Resolution RS2018-1139

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency to negotiate and enter into a PILOT Agreement and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to a multi-family housing project located at 2034 Pittway Drive, known as Oakwood Flats.

The resolution was approved by the Ad Hoc Affordable Housing Committee and the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis, Tanaka Vercher, Bob Mendes

Resolution RS2018-1140

A resolution approving a sub-recipient grant agreement by and between the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Department of Social Services/Metropolitan Homelessness Commission, to provide services for homeless persons, including funding for emergency payments for persons housed through the 100,000 Homes Campaign and needs assessment and planning efforts.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Bob Mendes, Erica Gilmore, Burkley Allen

Resolution RS2018-1141

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claims of Tamyra Nash and Timothy Nash against the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $50,000, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Resolution RS2018-1142

A resolution accepting a donation from the Friends of the Nashville Farmers’ Market for the use and benefit of the Nashville Farmers’ Market.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee.

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

Resolution RS2018-1143

A resolution approving an application for a Fire Prevention and Safety grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Fire Department, to develop and implement a department wide training program for arson investigation and to develop a comprehensive public education program for non-English speaking residents.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mary Carolyn Roberts

Resolution RS2018-1144

A resolution approving Amendment Three 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 Nashville Police Department, to support the provision of mental health services and criminal justice system advocacy to victims of violent crime.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mary Carolyn Roberts

Resolution RS2018-1146

A resolution accepting a Rachael Ray Save Them All Grant from the Best Friends Animal Society to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide funds for the Have a Heart Heartworm Treatment Program.

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

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

Resolution RS2018-1147

A resolution to appropriate grant funds from the State of Tennessee, Department of Human Services, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, from a Community Services Block Grant to provide a range of services designed to assist low-income and homeless individuals achieve self-sufficiency.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore, Burkley Allen

Resolution RS2018-1148

A resolution approving an application for a Pedestrian Signal Priorities grant from the Greater Nashville Regional Council to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metro Nashville Public Works Department, to install pedestrian facilities and signalization at the most dangerous intersections throughout Davidson County.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Jeremy Elrod, Nancy VanReece, Jeff Syracuse, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Kathleen Murphy, Jacobia Dowell

Resolution RS2018-1150

A resolution authorizing Amendment 1 to 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 design and construction of access roads connecting Cane Ridge Road and Old Franklin Road to the I-24 Interchange at Hickory Hollow Parkway (Proposal No. 2017M-011AG-002).

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

Resolution RS2018-1151

A resolution authorizing Amendment 1 to an intergovernmental 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 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 (Proposal No. 2017M-008AG-002).

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

Resolution RS2018-1152

A resolution confirming the appointment of Jad Duncan to the board of directors of The Sports Authority of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood, Dave Rosenberg

Resolution RS2018-1153

A resolution setting the date and time for the 2018 State of the Metropolitan Government Address.

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

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood

Resolution RS2018-1154

A resolution dissolving the Special Committee established pursuant to Resolution No. RS2018-1039 and requesting the Office of Internal Audit to present a Report and Recommendations to the full Metropolitan Council.

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

Sponsor(s): Burkley Allen, Robert Swope, Mina Johnson, Erica Gilmore, Russ Pulley

Resolution RS2018-1155

A resolution honoring the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office for sponsoring the “Music City Tackles Mental Health” summit.

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

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis, Mina Johnson

Resolution RS2018-1156

A resolution to raise awareness by recognizing April 2018 as Child Abuse Prevention Month.

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

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Mina Johnson

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 (32): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Resolutions

Resolution RS2018-1145

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 core medical services and early intervention services to facilitate and support HIV/AIDS medical care.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (32): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (1): Hurt.

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Erica Gilmore

Resolution RS2018-1149

A resolution approving an application for an East Nashville Backbones grant from the Greater Nashville Regional Council to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metro Nashville Public Works Department, to design, construct, and evaluate a spine of three major separated bikeways and one minor separated bikeway in East Nashville to connect communities, encourage active transportation, and decrease automobile dependence.

The resolution was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (33): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis, Brett Withers, Tanaka Vercher, Jeremy Elrod, Freddie O'Connell

Resolution RS2018-1157

A resolution honoring the local athletes representing Nashville and Davidson County in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle, Washington as part of the Metro Parks’ disABILITIES Program and Special Olympics Nashville.

The resolution was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Shulman moved that all Members of the Metropolitan Council sign on to the legislation, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council. Council Member Shulman moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Jim Shulman, Mina Johnson

Late Filed Resolutions

Without objection, the rules were suspended for consideration of the following late resolution.

Resolution RS2018-1159

A resolution approving an application for an Aaittafama Archaeological Park Grant from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, to begin the development and implementation of the park master plan.

The resolution was deemed a qualifying emergency by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee, and was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to adopt the resolution, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (33): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher, Angie Henderson

Bills on Introduction and First Reading

Bill BL2018-1159

An ordinance to amend Title 8 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to restrict the retail sale of dogs and cats at pet stores.

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): Kathleen Murphy, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Mike Freeman, Mina Johnson

Bill BL2018-1160

An ordinance to provide for the designation of public property within specified areas of downtown Nashville as a temporary “Special Event Zone” during the time period beginning at six o’clock (6:00) a.m. on June 6, 2018, and ending at midnight (12:00) on June 11, 2018, relative to the use of these areas in conjunction with the 2018 CMA Fest and related activities and events.

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

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

Bill BL2018-1161

An ordinance approving an agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Plaza 2750, LLC, concerning the acquisition of real property for use as the site for a new public library branch and acquisition and construction of related infrastructure improvements in Donelson (Proposal Number 2018M-009PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse, Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2018-1162

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon an existing pump station and sanitary sewer force main and to accept new water and sanitary sewer mains, sanitary manholes, fire hydrants and easements, for property located at 0 Pin Hook Road (MWS Project Nos. 17-WL-208 and 17-SL-211 and Proposal No. 2018M-028ES-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): Antoniette Lee, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1163

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sewer main and easement and to accept new sewer mains, sanitary manholes, a fire hydrant and easements, for property located at 710 Demonbreun Street (MWS Project No. 17-WL-169 and 17-SL-181 and Proposal No. 2018M-029ES-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 BL2018-1164

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing easement and easement rights for property located at 4411 Michigan Avenue, formerly known as 45th Avenue North (Proposal No. 2018M-030ES-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): Mary Carolyn Roberts, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1165

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing water main and easement and to accept new water main, fire hydrants and easements, for property located near 6006 B Hill Circle including Hill Circle and a portion of Marcia Avenue (MWS Project No. 17-WL-227 and Proposal No. 2018M-033ES-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): Mary Carolyn Roberts, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1166

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sewer mains and easement and to accept new sewer mains, sanitary sewer manholes and any associated easements, for property located at 711 Gallatin Avenue (MWS Project No. 18-SL-27 and Proposal No. 2018M-032ES-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): Brett Withers, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1167

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 1897 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2018M-005AB-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): Mike Freeman, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1168

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from IWD to MUG zoning on property located at 261 French Landing Drive, approximately 535 feet southeast of Athens Way (3.06 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-018PR-001).

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

Sponsor(s): DeCosta Hastings

Bill BL2018-1169

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 property located at 2209 Abbott Martin Road, at the southwest corner of Abbott Martin Road and Hillsboro Circle, zoned SP and within the Green Hills Urban Design Overlay District (2.08 acres), to permit multi-family residential and various non-residential uses, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2010SP-003-003).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission. Upon motion duly seconded, the bill passed first reading and was referred to the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Russ Pulley

Bill BL2018-1170

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 on property located at 12452 Old Hickory Boulevard, approximately 1,200 feet east of Murfreesboro Pike, within the Murfreesboro Pike Urban Design Overlay District (6.03 acres), to permit up to 53 multi-family residential dwelling units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-006-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without 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): Antoniette Lee

Bills on Second Reading

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 deferred pursuant to Rule 23 of the Rules of Procedure of the Metropolitan Council.

Sponsor(s): Brenda Haywood

Bill BL2018-1111 (as amended)

An ordinance to amend Chapter 2.222 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding the Board of Ethical Conduct and the Standards of Conduct.

The bill was approved by the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee and approved with amendments by 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 approve the bill as amended, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of Council.

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover

Bill BL2018-1142

An ordinance amending Metropolitan Code Section 5.04.015 to require notice to Metropolitan Council members of Fund Requests within that member’s district.

The bill was deferred by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Murphy moved to defer the bill to the August 7, 2018 meeting, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Kathleen Murphy

Bill BL2018-1143

An ordinance approving an agreement between the State of Tennessee acting through its Department of Transportation (TDOT), City of Belle Meade, CSX Transportation, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through its Department of Public Works, for payment to CSXT for costs incurred by CXST during the construction phase of the bridge rehabilitation project at the Hillwood Boulevard bridge over CSX Transportation railroad crossing and Richland Creek, Agreement No. 0981, PIN No. 107669.00, State Project No. 19960-3521-94, Federal Project No. NHZ-9312(80), CSXT OP No: TN0327.

The bill was deferred by the Budget and Finance Committee, and approved by the Public Works Committee. Council Member Mina Johnson moved to suspend the rules to allow for consideration of the bill, to which an objection was made. The President deemed the bill deferred by rule.

Sponsor(s): Mina Johnson, Kathleen Murphy, Tanaka Vercher, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1144

An ordinance authorizing the granting of temporary and permanent easements to the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation (hereinafter “TDOT”) on certain properties owned by the Metropolitan Government (Proposal No. 2018M-027ES-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): Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1145

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing easement rights for a portion of property located at 700 Hamilton Avenue, formerly known as Trabue Street (Proposal No. 2018M-011ES-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 second reading, which motion was seconded and approved by a voice vote of the Council.

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

Bills on Third Reading

Bill BL2018-1097

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 for properties located at 2122 Herman Street and Herman Street (unnumbered), approximately 155 feet east of 22nd Avenue North, (0.54 acres), to permit 10 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-014-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Roberts moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Edward Kindall, Mary Carolyn Roberts

Bill BL2018-1109

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from RS5 to R6 zoning on property located at 525 Weakley Avenue, southwest of the terminus of Fern Avenue, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017Z-092PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Glover moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): DeCosta Hastings, Steve Glover

Bill BL2018-1110

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 an Urban Design Overlay District on various properties located along Highway 100, between Natchez Trace Parkway and the Harpeth River, zoned AR2a, CL, CN, CS, RM6, RM9, RS15, RS20, RS40, SP and partially located within Planned Unit Development Overlay Districts (438.37 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018UD-001-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Rosenberg moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Dave Rosenberg

Bill BL2018-1114

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from R8 to SP zoning on property located at West Trinity Lane (unnumbered), south of the terminus of Brownlo Street (2.34 acres), to permit up to 27 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2017SP-084-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without 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 (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): DeCosta Hastings, Steve Glover

Bill BL2018-1115

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 MUI-A zoning on properties located at 212, 226 North 1st Street, North 1st Street (unnumbered), and 51 Oldham Street, at the northeast corner of Oldham Street and Cowan Street (3.61 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-014PR-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Bill BL2018-1116

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 by removing an assisted living facility and incorporating athletic fields on a portion of property located at 726 Old Hickory Boulevard and for a portion of property located at Boyds Hilltop Drive (unnumbered), at the northwest corner of Old Hickory Boulevard and North Graycroft Avenue, zoned SP (43.19 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2013SP-046-003).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without 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 (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Nancy VanReece

Bill BL2018-1117

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-A zoning on property located at 762 East Argyle Avenue, approximately 155 feet east of 8th Avenue South (0.2 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-016PR-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Sledge moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge

Bill BL2018-1118

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 a portion of property located at 1206B 60th Avenue North, 58th Avenue North (unnumbered), and 1042, 1044, 1046, 1048, and 1050 Treaty Oaks Drive, approximately 185 feet north of Morrow Road, zoned SP and CS (1.91 acres), to add land to the SP and permit 22 additional multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2014SP-001-003).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Roberts moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Mary Carolyn Roberts

Bill BL2018-1119

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from IWD to RM20-A zoning for property located at 847 Cherokee Avenue, approximately 1,800 feet east of Jones Avenue (0.39 acres), requested by Baugher Homes 103, LLC, applicant and owner, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018Z-004PR-001).

The bill was approved with conditions by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Scott Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Scott Davis

Bill BL2018-1121

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from R6 to SP zoning on property located at 3325 McGavock Pike, approximately 550 feet southwest of Murfreesboro Pike (6.05 acres), to permit up to 37 multi-family residential units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2018SP-020-001).

The bill was approved with conditions, disapproved without by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Huezo moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Holly Huezo, Jim Shulman

Bill BL2018-1122

An ordinance amending Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, Zoning Code, pertaining to special exception uses (Proposal No. 2018Z-001TX-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee. Council Member Pridemore moved to pass the bill on third reading. After discussion, Council Member Rosenberg called for the previous question, which motion was properly seconded and passed by a voice vote of the Council. The matter recurred on the motion to approve, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Bill Pridemore

Bill BL2018-1123

An ordinance amending Chapter 5.04 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.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee and the Rules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee. Council Member Glover moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Steve Glover, Robert Swope

Bill BL2018-1124

An ordinance amending Chapter 16 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to amend adopted building codes regarding public bathroom facilities.

The bill was referred to the Budget and Finance Committee and approved by the Codes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee. Council Member Hurt moved to defer the bill, which motion was seconded and adopted by a voice vote of the Council.

Sponsor(s): Sharon Hurt

Bill BL2018-1125

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle its claims against Teleport Communications America, LLC (formerly TCG Midsouth, Inc.) for unpaid right-of-way franchise fees and all expenses related to the litigation of such claims; and authorizing the establishment of a franchise arrangement with Teleport.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance Committee. Council Member Vercher moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1126

An ordinance approving an agreement between CSX Transportation and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through its Department of Public Works, for payment to CSXT for costs incurred due to the existing bridge removal and construction of the new bridge at the Foster Avenue and CSX Transportation railroad crossing, DPW No. 2014-B-001, CSX OP No. 433297.

The bill was approved by the Budget and Finance 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 (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Colby Sledge, Tanaka Vercher, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1127

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-037, Davidson Road Phase 2 Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-009ES-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 Mina Johnson moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1128

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-014, Forest Park Road Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2018M-010ES-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 third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1129

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition and subsequent conveyance 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, acting by and through the Metropolitan Department of Public Works, for the Lebanon Pike Sidewalk Improvements, Federal Project No. STP-M-24(60), State Project No. 19PLM-F1-128, PIN 121729.00 (Proposal No. 2018M-031ES-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 Syracuse moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Jeff Syracuse, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1130

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept permanent and temporary easements for the Chester Avenue Stormwater Improvement Project for 14 properties located on Chester Avenue and Chapel Avenue (Project No. 18-SWC-260 and Proposal No. 2018M-026ES-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 Anthony Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1131

An ordinance approving and authorizing the Director of Public Property Administration, or his designee, to accept a donation of real property located a 0 Harvard Avenue (Map and Parcel No. 052-05-0153.00 and Proposal No. 2018M-007PR-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Anthony Davis moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1132

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing sewer main and easements and to accept a new sanitary sewer manhole and any associated easements, for properties located at 3801-B and 3803 Abbott Martin Road (MWS Project No. 17-SL-209 and Proposal No. 2018M-021ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Bedne moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (34): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod, Burkley Allen

Bill BL2018-1133

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept permanent and temporary easements for the Cheryl Avenue Stormwater Improvement Project for six properties located on Cheryl Avenue, Blackstone Avenue and Lanier Drive (Project No. 18-SWC-259 and Proposal No. 2018M-022ES-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Bedne moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Bill Pridemore, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod

Bill BL2018-1134

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept permanent and temporary easements for the 2nd Avenue North Stormwater Improvement Project for properties located at 1401 and 1403 2nd Avenue North (Project No. 18-SWC-258 and Proposal No. 2018M-024ES-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 (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1135

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to abandon existing storm water pipe easement rights located between 150 2nd Avenue South and 151 1st Avenue South, formerly known as Alley No. 12 (Proposal No. 2018M-025ES-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 (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Bill BL2018-1136

An ordinance authorizing the conveyance of a remnant parcel of real property at the intersection of Hillsboro Pike and Crestmoor Road after the completion of a realignment project at that intersection (Proposal Number 2018M-010PR-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 Pulley moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Russ Pulley, Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne

Bill BL2018-1137

An ordinance authorizing the abandonment and closure of a portion of the existing Crestmoor Road at the intersection of Hillsboro Pike and Crestmoor Road after the completion of a realignment project at that intersection (Proposal Number 2018M-006AB-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 and the Public Works Committee. Council Member Pulley moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

Sponsor(s): Russ Pulley, Fabian Bedne, Jeremy Elrod, Tanaka Vercher

Bill BL2018-1138

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 1189 and Alley Number 1205 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2018M-003AB-001).

The bill was approved by the Planning Commission and approved by the Traffic and Parking Commission and approved by the Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee, the Public Works Committee, and the Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee. Council Member Bedne moved to pass the bill on third reading, which motion was seconded and adopted by the following vote: Yes (35): Cooper, Gilmore, Mendes, Hurt, Shulman, Haywood, Swope, Scott Davis, Withers, Anthony Davis, VanReece, Pridemore, Hagar, Glover, Huezo, Rhoten, Syracuse, Freeman, Sledge, Allen, O'Connell, Roberts, Mina Johnson, Murphy, Pulley, Elrod, Blalock, Vercher, Karen Johnson, Potts, Bedne, Dowell, Lee, Henderson and Rosenberg; No (0); Abstain (0).

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

Motion to Rescind Action

Bill BL2018-1143

An ordinance approving an agreement between the State of Tennessee acting through its Department of Transportation (TDOT), City of Belle Meade, CSX Transportation, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through its Department of Public Works, for payment to CSXT for costs incurred by CXST during the construction phase of the bridge rehabilitation project at the Hillwood Boulevard bridge over CSX Transportation railroad crossing and Richland Creek, Agreement No. 0981, PIN No. 107669.00, State Project No. 19960-3521-94, Federal Project No. NHZ-9312(80), CSXT OP No: TN0327.

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

Sponsor(s): Mina Johnson, Kathleen Murphy, Tanaka Vercher, Jeremy Elrod

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