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Resolution RS2019-74

A resolution authorizing the Director of Public Property, or designee, to exercise an option agreement for the purchase of a flood-prone property located at 724 Hite Street for Metro Water Services (MWS Project No. 17WS0001 and Proposal No. 2019M-021PR-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 property located at 724 Hite Street is 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 Exhibit 1, 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. 2019M 021PR-001 on September 30, 2019, for acquisition of the property; and,

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


Section 1. The Director of Public Property, or designee, is hereby authorized to exercise the option to purchase flood-prone property located at 724 Hite Street as shown and described on Exhibit 1, which is attached hereto and incorporated by reference and to execute the necessary documents pertaining thereto.

Tax Map & Parcel Address Council District
091-10-0 108.00 724 Hite Street, 37209 20

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


Bob Mendes, Mary Carolyn Roberts

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Legislative History

Referred toPlanning Commission

Budget and Finance Committee
Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee
Public Works Committee

IntroducedNovember 5, 2019

AdoptedNovember 5, 2019

ApprovedNovember 6, 2019

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 11/13/2019 8:28 AM