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Resolution RS2019-1804

A resolution authorizing the Director of Public Property, or designee, to exercise option agreements for the purchase of various flood-prone properties for Metro Water Services (MWS Project No. 19-SWC-304 and Proposal No. 2019M-016PR-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 shown on Exhibit 1 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 agreements attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibits 2-4, the Metropolitan Government holds Options to purchase those certain real properties as shown in Section 1 below; and,

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Planning Commission approved mandatory referral No. 2019M 016PR-001 on June 12, 2019, 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.


Section 1. The Director of Public Property, or designee, is hereby authorized to exercise the options to purchase three properties as shown on Exhibit 1 and described in Exhibits 2-4, which are attached hereto and incorporated by reference and to execute the necessary documents pertaining thereto.

Tax Map & Parcel Address Council District
061-14-0 201.00 3807 Saunders Avenue, 37216 8
061-14-0 200.00 3809 Saunders Avenue, 37216 8
061-14-0 199.00 3811 Saunders Avenue, 37216 8

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


Fabian Bedne

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedJuly 2, 2019

AdoptedJuly 2, 2019

ApprovedJuly 3, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 07/05/2019 3:56 PM