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Resolution RS2019-83

A resolution requesting participation in the Tennessee Logo Sign Program.

WHEREAS, Chapter 1680-03-03 of the Rules of the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Specific Service Signs (Logo Sign Program), provides that Specific service signs (hereafter referred to as “logo signs”) providing the traveling public with business identification and directional information for essential motorist services (gas, food, lodging, camping or attraction) will be permitted on freeways within the urbanized area boundary of cities of 100,000 or greater population as designated by the United States Census Bureau of Census in the most recent decennial federal census, upon written request by the local government; and

WHEREAS, Chapter 1680-03-03 further sets forth specific criteria for the erection of logo signs within urban areas, including a maximum of four boards at each individual interchange with priority given as follows: first, gas and/or food; second, lodging; and third, attraction and/or camping; and

WHEREAS, logo signs along certain freeways within Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County, including Ellington Parkway and Briley Parkway, would be a helpful tool for visitors to our city seeking essential services; and

WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County opt into the state Logo Sign Program.

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

Section 1. Pursuant to Chapter 1680-03-03 of the Rules of the Tennessee Department of Transportation, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County hereby requests participation in the Tennessee Logo Sign Program.

Section 2. The Metropolitan Clerk’s Office is directed to send a copy of this resolution to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

Section 3. This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Nancy VanReece, Emily Benedict, Russ Bradford

Legislative History

Referred toCodes, Fair, and Farmers Market Committee
Traffic, Parking, and Transportation Committee

IntroducedNovember 5, 2019

Deferred to November 19, 2019November 5, 2019

Adopted-

Approved-

By-

Next ConsiderationNovember 19, 2019

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Last Modified: 11/13/2019 1:27 PM