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Bill BL2018-1343 (as amended)

An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning portions of Bernard Avenue, Alley Number 439 and Alley Number 951 right-of-way (Proposal Number 2018M-025AB-001).

WHEREAS, it is the desire of all the abutting property owners that said abandonment of right-of-way be accomplished; and,

WHEREAS, the abandonment has been requested by Catalyst Design Group, applicant; and,

WHEREAS, Bernard Avenue is proposed to be relocated to intersect with Compton Ave,

WHEREAS, there is no future need for said right-of-way for Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County purposes.


Section 1. That the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Street and Alley Centerline Layer for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, as enacted by Ordinance No. 2018-1060, be and hereby is amended, as follows:

Bernard Avenue from Belmont Blvd eastward approximately 352 feet, Alley #439 from Bernard Ave south to Compton Ave and Alley #951 from Alley #439 eastward approximately 250 feet, all of which is more particularly described by lines, words and figures on the sketch which is attached to and made a part of this ordinance as though copied herein, is hereby abandoned.

Section 2. That easements are herein retained by The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, its agents, servants, and/or contractors and utility companies operating under franchise(s) from the Metropolitan Government for the right to enter, construct, operate, maintain, repair, rebuild, enlarge, and patrol its now existing or future utilities, including drainage facilities, together with their appurtenances, and to do any and all things necessary and incidental thereto.

Section 3. In the event there is proposed any construction over, above, or under said existing utilities, that said construction shall have the approval of the Director of Public Works and/or the Director of Water and Sewerage Services, together with the approval of any other pertinent departments of the Metropolitan Government or other governmental agency, including the Nashville Electric Service.

Section 4. This Ordinance shall not take effect until the relocated Bernard Avenue and Alley #951 right-of-way are dedicated, constructed to Public Specifications and Accepted for Maintenance by Public Works.

Section 5. That the Director of the Department of Public Works be and hereby is authorized and directed, upon the enactment and approval of this ordinance, to cause said change to be made on said GIS Centerline Record as set out in Section 1 of this ordinance, and to make notation thereon of reference to the date of passage and approval of this amendatory ordinance.

Section 6. Amendments to this legislation may be approved by resolution.

Section 7. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.


Burkley Allen, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell, Larry Hagar

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Legislative History

IntroducedOctober 2, 2018

Passed First ReadingOctober 2, 2018

Referred toPlanning Commission - Approved
Traffic and Parking Commission - Approved
Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee
Public Works Committee
Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee

Passed Second ReadingOctober 16, 2018

AmendedNovember 6, 2018

Passed Third ReadingNovember 6, 2018

ApprovedNovember 13, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 01/11/2019 12:08 PM