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Resolution RS2018-1362

A resolution authorizing the Director of Public Property, or his designee, to exercise an option agreement for the purchase of two flood-prone properties located at 119 and 121 Commerce Street, for Metro Water Services (MWS Project No. 18-SWC-341 and Proposal No. 2018M-017PR-001).

WHEREAS, it is in the public interest for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County to acquire certain flood-prone property; and,

WHEREAS, the properties located at 119 and 121 Commerce Street are flood-prone; and,

WHEREAS, Section 2.24.250(F) of the Metropolitan Code of Laws provides:

Where land in fee simple is being purchased for purposes other than for rights-of-way for highways, streets, roads, alleys and other places for vehicular traffic, the director of public property administration shall negotiate for the purchase of such property and seek to obtain from the owner an option to sell to the Metropolitan government at a fixed price, subject to the approval of the Metropolitan Council by resolution, and no purchase shall be consummated until it has been so approved by the Metropolitan Council; and,

WHEREAS, pursuant to the terms of the agreement attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibits 1 and 2, the Metropolitan Government holds an Option to purchase certain real property as shown in Section 1 below; and,

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Planning Commission approved mandatory referral No. 2018M 017PR-001 on July 9, 2018, for acquisition of the properties; and

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the citizens of Nashville and Davidson County to approve the purchase of said properties.

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

Section 1. The Director of Public Property, or his designee, is hereby authorized to exercise the option to purchase flood-prone properties located at 119 and 121 Commerce Street as shown and described on Exhibits 1 and 2, which are attached hereto and incorporated by reference and to execute the necessary documents pertaining thereto.

Tax Map & Parcel Address Council District
064-09-0 090.00 119 Commerce Street, 37138 11
064-09-0 089.00 121 Commerce Street, 37138 11

Section 2. This resolution shall take effect upon passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Larry Hagar, Tanaka Vercher, Jeremy Elrod

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedAugust 21, 2018

AdoptedAugust 21, 2018

ApprovedAugust 22, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 08/24/2018 10:44 AM