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Resolution RS2019-1593

A resolution approving an agreement between the United States Department of the Army and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, for the Sevenmile Creek Flood Risk Management Project in Davidson County, Tennessee (MWS Project No. 19-SWC-214).

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, has developed an agreement with the United States Department of the Army for the Sevenmile Creek Flood Risk Management Project in Davidson County, Tennessee; and,

WHEREAS, the Sevenmile Creek Flood Risk Management Project consists of two parts; construction of a dry dam south of the entrance to the Ellington Agricultural Center, on the west side of Edmondson Pike, south of Brewer Drive and north of Oakley Drive; and the buyout of 45 flood-prone properties in the Sevenmile Creek watershed, which will be identified in separate legislation; and,

WHEREAS, the agreement provides that the United States Department of the Army and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County will jointly fund the cost of the project as described in the Agreement (Exhibit 1); and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that the agreement be approved.

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

Section 1. That the agreement between the United States Department of the Army and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, reflecting the Sevenmile Creek Flood Risk Management Project, a copy of which agreement is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is approved and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.

Section 2. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Tanaka Vercher, Mike Freeman, Jeremy Elrod, Freddie O'Connell

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Public Works Committee

IntroducedFebruary 5, 2019

AdoptedFebruary 5, 2019

ApprovedFebruary 6, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 02/11/2019 9:10 AM