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Agenda

Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
6:30 Council Chamber


Call to Order and Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

- ELECTIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS -

Davidson County Historian
Appointment of Dr. Carol Bucy.

Cheatham County Rail Authority
Election to fill a two-year term. No nominations received.

Nashville & Eastern Rail Authority
Election to fill a two-year term. Nominee: J. B. Loring.

Alarm Appeals Board
Appointment of Mr. Marcel Hernandez for a term expiring November 4, 2012.
Reappointment of Mr. Randy Woodard for a term expiring November 4, 2012.

Arts Commission
Reappointment of Ms. Kim Fowler for a term expiring January 1, 2015.
Appointment of Mr. Larry Keeton for a term expiring January 1, 2013.
Mr. Keeton will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Phila Hach.
Reappointment of Ms. Cindy Steine for a term expiring January 1, 2015.

Solid Waste Region Board
Appointment of Ms. Leslee Alexander for a term expiring December 15, 2016.
Ms. Alexander will fill the unexpired term of Dr. Decatur Rogers.

Zoning Appeals Board
Appointment of Ms. Stacey Garrett for a term expiring February 26, 2013.
Ms. Garrett will fill the unexpired term of Mr. Fabian Bedne.

- RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1534 (Crafton)
Referred to Rules Committee

A resolution removing the members of the Metropolitan Board of Fair Commissioners.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1535 (Adkins, Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing an economic and community development incentive grant to be made to the Industrial Development Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for the benefit of Asurion, LLC, in an amount not to exceed Two Million Four Hundred Thousand dollars.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1536 (Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the submission of an application by the Metropolitan Government as Grantee for Foreign Trade Zone #78 to request Subzone Status with Manufacturing Authority for Hemlock Semiconductor, LLC.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1537 (Gilmore, Barry)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Budget & Finance, Education
and Planning & Zoning Committees

A resolution authorizing the Director of Public Property, or his designee, to exercise an option to purchase real property (Map 107-13 Parcel 018.00) for the use and benefit of the Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools (Proposal No. 2011M-001PR-001).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1538 (Barry, Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution to appropriate grant funds from the State of Tennessee, Department of Human Services, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) services.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1539 (Forkum, Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving Amendment One to a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide dental services to those children who qualify for TennCare.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1540 (Barry, Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving a contract for services by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Vanderbilt University to provide analytic support to process evaluation data.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1541 (Barry, Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving a contract for services by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee to provide parenting sessions based on the Nurturing Parenting Program for parents of infants and toddlers.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1542 (Barry, Forkum)
Referred to Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committee

A resolution approving a business associate agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee to provide safeguards to prevent the use or disclosure of protected health information.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1543 (Barry, Langster)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, for an enhanced DUI enforcement initiative to reduce traffic fatalities attributed to impaired drivers.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1544 (Langster, Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to prevent and respond to acts of terrorism, to increase the sharing of information and intelligence, and to increase the ability to mitigate the effects of an attack.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1545 (Langster, Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the Cal Turner Family Foundation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Sheriff’s Department, for the development, implementation, and sustaining of a ServSafe Certification Culinary Program.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1546 (Duvall, Coleman)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

A resolution exempting Snap Stone’s Restaurant located at 5385 Mt. View Road from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining a beer permit pursuant to Section 7.08.090.E. of the Metropolitan Code.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1547 (Barry, Hodge)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution approving a joint funding agreement with the United States Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey, to acquire LiDAR derived high-resolution elevation data for Davidson County and portions of adjacent counties totaling approximately 858 square miles.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1548 (Harrison, Gilmore, Langster)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee

A resolution accepting the 2010 Plan Update for the North Nashville Community, adopted by the Metropolitan Planning Commission on January 27, 2011.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1549 (Hodge, Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution modifying the master list of architects and engineers originally approved by Resolution No. RS94-1050.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1550 (Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

A resolution approving Amendment Two to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Grant to establish and participate in the Tennessee Economic Recovery Training Grant (TERTG) program from the State of Tennessee, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Career Advancement Center, to offer training to upgrade current worker skills (LW09ST92SSSWA09).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1551 (Langster, Maynard, Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Parks Committees

A resolution approving Amendment Two to the agreement between the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, for the receipt of funds through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) for construction of the TSU Connector for the Cumberland River Greenway.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1552 (Barry)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claim of Diane Robinson against The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in the amount of $30,205.65, and that said amount be paid out of the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

- BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING -

BILL NO. BL2011-855 (Crafton)

An ordinance amending Title 3 of the Metropolitan Code to prohibit former Members of the Metropolitan Council from being employed by the Metropolitan Government in the non-classified service for two years after leaving office, and requesting the Civil Service Commission to amend the Civil Service Rules to include such a provision regarding employment in the classified service.

BILL NO. BL2011-856 (Crafton)

An ordinance amending Title 3 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to years of credited employee service required for a vested pension.

BILL NO. BL2011-857 (Crafton)

An ordinance amending Title 3 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to state that it is the intent of the Metropolitan Government that post-employment benefits are considered defined contribution benefit plans.

BILL NO. BL2011-858 (Jameson)

An ordinance amending Section 17.16.250 of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations, to modify the requirements applicable to home occupations (Proposal No. 2010Z-025TX-001).

- BILLS ON SECOND READING -

BILL NO. BL2010-825 (Tygard)
Referred to Traffic & Parking Commission
Budget & Finance
and Traffic & Parking Committees

An ordinance amending Chapter 12.44 of the Metropolitan Code to provide for free parking for vehicle owners that purchase carbon offsets.

BILL NO. BL2011-836 (Ryman, Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

An ordinance amending Section 10.56.240 of the Metropolitan Code to exempt certain newer vehicles from the emissions testing requirements.

BILL NO. BL2011-838 (Jameson, Gilmore, Hollin)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

An ordinance amending Chapter 4.28 of the Metropolitan Code to prohibit Metropolitan Government contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity through their employment practices.

BILL NO. BL2011-840 (Page)
Approved by Traffic & Parking Commission (8-0)
Public Works and Traffic and Parking Committees
Re-referred to Planning Commission
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee
Requested by: Ralph James Corrin III

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by abandoning a portion of Alley No. 1863 (Proposal No. 2010M-012AB-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-842 (Jameson, Langster, Page)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Budget and Finance
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance approving an amendment to the lease between the Metropolitan Government and Square Investment Holdings, LP for space in the Washington Square Building located at 222 Second Avenue North (Proposal No. 2011M-002PR-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-843 (Harrison)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Historical Commission
Referred to ECD Board
Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by renaming a portion of Summitt Avenue to “West Summitt Avenue” (Proposal No. 2010M-002SR-001).

- BILLS ON THIRD READING -

BILL NO. BL2010-731 (Evans, Tygard & others)
(As Amended)
No recommendation by Budget & Finance Committee
Approved by Public Works Committee

An ordinance appropriating an amount not to exceed $200,000 from the unappropriated fund balance of the General Fund of the General Services District to the Department of Water and Sewerage Services for the purpose of providing limited economic recovery credits to customers that were directed to cease using public drinking water for plant nursery stock and washing cars during the period of mandatory water conservation following the May 2010 flooding of the K.R. Harrington water treatment plant.

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2010-803 (Gotto)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner:
86-355 Davco-O.H. Blvd Properties
Requested by: Anderson, Delk, Epps & Associates

An ordinance to amend Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Zoning Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by changing from RM9 to SP zoning for property located at Old Hickory Boulevard (unnumbered), approximately 600 feet north of Central Pike (10.65 acres), to permit a mixture of commercial and/or medical uses along with a possible assisted-living facility and active senior living, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2010SP-019-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-832 (Gilmore)
Approved by Planning Commission
Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance authorizing Bristol Development Group to install, construct, and maintain an underground encroachment for the property located at 1700 State Street (Proposal No. 2010M-006EN-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-833 (Tygard, Toler & others)
(As Amended)
Approved by Rules Committee

An ordinance naming the auditorium at the Howard Office Building in honor of Sonny West.

BILL NO. BL2011-834 (Forkum)
(As Amended)
Approved by Budget & Finance
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance amending Chapters 2.128, 4.20, and 11.24 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to prospecting and the preservation of historic sites and artifacts found on Metropolitan Government property.

BILL NO. BL2011-839 (Holleman, Hodge)
Approved by Planning Commission
Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance abandoning all public utility easements in connection with Project 10-WL-61 and 10-SL-133, Brighton Road, and Project No. 10-SL-165 sewer on MBA campus, shown on Map 103-16, Parcels 52, 66, and 29, and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said transaction (Proposal No. 2010M-029ES-001).

BILL NO. BL2011-841 (Langster)
Referred to Traffic & Parking Commission
Approved by Planning Commission
Public Works, Traffic and Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees
Requested by: ABP TN (Nashville) LLC

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by abandoning a portion of 28th Avenue North right-of-way (Proposal No. 2011M-001AB-001).

- MEMORIALIZING RESOLUTION -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1553 (Stanley)
Referred to Public Works Committee

A resolution requesting the Metropolitan Department of Water and Sewerage Services to identify and apply for capital grants that will assist in funding the installation of a 6” water main along the Hoggett Ford Road corridor of the Hermitage community.