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Bill BL2020-200

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 2018-R-006, Bowling Avenue Sidewalk Improvements (Proposal No. 2019M-077ES-001).

WHEREAS, it is in the public interest that right-of-way easements, drainage easements, temporary construction easements and property rights be acquired by the Metropolitan Government, for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project No. 2018-R-006, Proposal No. #2019M-077ES-001, Bowling Avenue Sidewalk Improvements, between Forrest Park Avenue and Woodlawn Drive; and,

WHEREAS, the right-of-way easements, temporary construction easements and property rights are located on the property described in Exhibit 1, attached hereto; and,

WHEREAS, the easements and property rights are further described in the Metropolitan Public Works Department’s plans on file for Project No. 2018-R-006, Proposal No. #2019M-077ES-001, Bowling Avenue Sidewalk Improvements, between Forrest Park Avenue and Woodlawn Drive.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by and through the Director of Public Property Administration, is hereby authorized to acquire by negotiation or condemnation the following described easements for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially for purposes of Public Works Department Project No. 2018-R-006, Proposal No. #2019M-077ES-001, Bowling Avenue Sidewalk Improvements, between Forrest Park Avenue and Woodlawn Drive, the same being for a public purpose and the public convenience requiring it.

Section 2. The easements and property rights to be acquired are described in the Metropolitan Public Works Department’s plans on file for Project No. 2018-R-006, Proposal No. #2019M-077ES-001, Bowling Avenue Sidewalk Improvements, between Forrest Park Avenue and Woodlawn Drive, and located on the property described in Exhibit 1 attached hereto, which plans and Exhibit are incorporated herein.

Section 3. The Director of Public Property Administration is hereby authorized and directed, if necessary, to take and appropriate by condemnation proceedings the interests in real property described herein in the name of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government.


Section 4. All necessary and incidental costs of the right-of-way easements and property rights herein authorized to be acquired shall be paid from funds authorized from Fund No. 40119 and Business Unit No. 42402119.

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

Sponsor(s)

Kathleen Murphy, Bob Mendes, Angie Henderson, Ginny Welsch, Burkley Allen

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Legislative History

IntroducedMarch 5, 2020

Passed First ReadingMarch 5, 2020

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

Passed Second ReadingApril 7, 2020

Deferred to April 7, 2020March 17, 2020

Passed Third ReadingApril 21, 2020

ApprovedApril 22, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 04/24/2020 3:45 PM