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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).

Whereas, Piedmont Natural Gas (“PNG”) owns four parcels of property as shown in Exhibit A to this ordinance (the “PNG Properties”); and,

Whereas, the Metropolitan Government owns 24 parcels of property also as shown in Exhibit A (the “Metro Properties”); and,

Whereas, each of the Metro Properties are flood-prone and were obtained and cleared of structures by the Metropolitan Government in order to mitigate area flood risks; and,

Whereas, the PNG Properties are adjacent to the Metro Properties and are also flood-prone; and,

Whereas, PNG seeks to install underground gas lines and other equipment (the “Project”) across both the PNG Properties and the Metro Properties; and,

Whereas, PNG has requested permanent, 50-foot utility easements, as further described in Exhibit B, across the Metro Properties for the Project; and,

Whereas, in exchange for the permanent easements, PNG proposes to donate the PNG Properties to Metro while retaining 50-foot easements thereon for the Project; and,

Whereas, the Metro Properties and the PNG Properties are of approximate equal value as shown in Exhibit C; and,

WHEREAS, acceptance of the proposed donations and conveyance of the requested easements is in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government.

Now, therefore, be it enacted by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:

Section 1. That the Director of Public Property, or his designee, is authorized to accept, execute and record the quitclaim deeds, in a form acceptable to the Director of Law, from Piedmont Natural Gas to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, conveying certain parcels of property located on West Hamilton Avenue.

Section 2. That the Director of Public Property, or his designee, is authorized to execute the necessary documents to convey permanent easements, in a form acceptable to the Director of Law, to Piedmont Natural Gas.

Section 3. The Director of Public Property is further authorized to take such other reasonable actions as may be necessary to carry out the intent of this ordinance.

Section 4. Amendments to this legislation shall be approved by Resolution.

Section 5. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy, Angie Henderson

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Legislative History

IntroducedJune 2, 2020

Passed First ReadingJune 2, 2020

Referred toPlanning Commission
Budget and Finance Committee
Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee
Public Works Committee

Passed Second ReadingJune 16, 2020

Passed Third ReadingJuly 7, 2020

ApprovedJuly 8, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 07/10/2020 2:38 PM