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Resolution RS2020-337

A resolution to approve the Sixth Amendment to the Lease Agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and Square Investment Holdings, LLC for office space in the Washington Square Building located at 222 Second Avenue North (Proposal No. 2020M-010AG-001).

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (“Metro”) and Square Investment Holdings, LLC are parties to a Lease Agreement approved by Ordinance BL2008-226 to provide office space for various Metro departments; and,

WHEREAS, Metro and Washington Square Holdings, LLC executed a First Amendment to said lease on January 10, 2011, adding space for the Office of the District Attorney for Davidson County, to house its Juvenile Court staff displaced after the May 2010 flood, which lease amendment was approved by BL2011-842; and,

WHEREAS, Metro and Washington Square Holdings, LLC executed a Second Amendment to said lease on October 24, 2013, adding space for the Office of the District Attorney for Davidson County, which lease amendment was approved by RS2013-921; and,

WHEREAS, Metro and Washington Square Holdings, LLC executed a Third Amendment to said lease on March 19, 2014, providing space for Criminal Justice Planning, which lease amendment was approved by RS2014-1016; and,

WHEREAS, Metro and Square Investment Holdings, LLC executed a Fourth Amendment to said lease on April 17, 2019, providing a new space for Criminal Justice Planning and allowing the Office of the District Attorney for Davidson County to utilize the space previously occupied by Criminal Justice Planning, which lease amendment was approved by RS2019-1678; and,

WHEREAS, Metro and Square Investment Holdings, LLC executed a Fifth Amendment to said lease on August 7, 2019, to expand the leased premises within the building, which lease amendment was approved by RS2019-1863; and,

WHEREAS, Metro and Square Investment Holdings, LLC have agreed to a Sixth Amendment to the Lease Agreement; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this Sixth Amendment to the Lease Agreement be approved.

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

Section 1. That this Sixth Amendment to the Lease Agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved and the Director of Finance or his designee is authorized to execute it on behalf of the Metropolitan Government.

Section 2. 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)

Freddie O'Connell, Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy

Legislative History

Referred toPlanning Commission
Budget and Finance Committee
Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee

IntroducedJune 2, 2020

AdoptedJune 2, 2020

ApprovedJune 3, 2020

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 06/07/2020 3:11 PM