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Agenda

Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, October 16, 2007
6:30 p.m. Council Chamber
Metropolitan Courthouse


Call to Order and Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

- ELECTIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS -

Industrial Development Board
Nominations to fill three (3) vacancies for terms expiring August 23, 2013. Election to be held
on November 6, 2007.

- BILL ON PUBLIC HEARING –

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2007-1 (Jameson, Cole)
Approved by Budget & Finance Committee

An ordinance amending Ordinance No. BL2007-1312, as amended, regarding the date of the special assessment to be levied on real property within the area of the Downtown Central Business Improvement District.

- RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-2 (Stanley)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

A resolution establishing a task force to assess and recommend improvements to the public safety infrastructure for the Metropolitan Government.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-25 (Cole)
Referred to Federal Grants Review Committee

A resolution appropriating $150,000 in Community Development Block Grant Funds for neighborhood signage in the South Inglewood Neighborhood Strategy Area.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-26 (Craddock, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance, Education
Parks and Public Safety Committees

A resolution accepting an Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-27 (Craddock, Cole, Wilhoite)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for a gang resistance education and training program.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-28 (Craddock, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving an amendment to a grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to sustain key homeland security programs.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-29 (Cole, Craddock)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving an application for a grant from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to provide financial assistance to fund new firefighter positions and staffing.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-30 (Foster, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Parks Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Arts Commission to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by and through the Metropolitan Parks Department to supplement the Big Band Dances Program.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-31 (Hunt, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to establish programs and deliver services to train twenty individuals for the LPN Program at Tennessee Technology Center – Murfreesboro and clinical training at National Healthcare Corporation (07-09-PY6-5SS-STATE).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-32 (Maynard, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving a contract agreement by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health and Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc., to provide care coordination for the Bridges to Care Program.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-33 (Cole, Maynard)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving a contract agreement by and between Rudra Prakash, M.D. and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health to provide psychiatric medical services to clients of the Downtown Clinic.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-34 (Maynard, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for adult homemaker services.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-35 ( Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution appropriating $4,250 from the State of Tennessee, State Board of Equalization, to the Davidson County Property Assessor’s Office for a salary supplement for deputy assessors who successfully complete designated courses of study.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-36 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claims of Leeann Cosby against The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for $38,000.00.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-37 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claims of J. Scott Turbeville and Alesya M. Turbeville against The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for $31,000.00.

- BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING –

BILL NO. BL2007-38 (Ryman, Steine)

An ordinance repealing Ordinance No. BL2007-1451, as amended.

BILL NO. BL2007-39 (Steine, Ryman)

An ordinance amending Section 5.04.075 of the Metropolitan Code to exempt nonprofit organizations receiving grant funds through the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission from the additional reporting requirements regarding the use of funds.

BILL NO. BL2007-40 (Wilhoite)

An ordinance amending Section 16.24.340 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws regarding the boarding of vacant property.

BILL NO. BL2007-41 (Cole)

An ordinance approving a lease agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Career Advancement Center and Legends Properties, LLC for the lease of office space for the Wilson County NCAC Program (Proposal No. 2007M-148).

BILL NO. BL2007-42 (Matthews, Foster, Cole)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance approving and authorizing the Director of Public Property, or his designee, to accept the donation of real property (known as Map 47, Parcel 115 and a portion of Parcel 113) from Mary Lee Proctor O’Neil and Catherine Proctor Grose, for use as part of the parks system (Proposal No. 2007M-192G-3).

BILL NO. BL2007-43 (Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission
Requested by: Littlejohn Engineering Assoc.

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by renaming Heartdale Place as “Barbara Lynn Way”, and by renaming Trailway Drive as “Lauren Evelyn Way” (Proposal No. 2007M-173G-2).

BILL NO. BL2007-44 (Craddock, Ryman)

An ordinance amending Chapter 17.04, 17.08, 17.12, 17.16 and 17.20 of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations, to delete "mobile vendor" as a use, to add a new definition of “outdoor vendor”, to designate outdoor vendor as a use, and to add certain conditions applicable to outdoor vendors, all of which is more specifically described herein (Proposal No. 2007Z-176T).

BILL NO. BL2007-45 (Evans)

An ordinance amending Section 17.40.410 of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations, to allow the Historic Zoning Commission to determine the maximum building size and the building area within which a building can be located, including setbacks and height, for properties within historic overlay districts, all of which is more specifically described herein (Proposal No. 2007Z-113T).

- BILLS ON SECOND READING –

BILL NO. BL2007-4 (Page, Maynard)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

An ordinance amending Chapter 6.80 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the “booting” of vehicles within the area of the Metropolitan Government.

BILL NO. BL2007-5 (Hunt, Matthews & others)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance authorizing Tennessee Independent Telecommunications Group, LLC d/b/a Iris Networks, to construct, install, and maintain fiber optic cable within Davidson County, Tennessee, all of which is more particularly described herein (Proposal No. 2007M-154).

BILL NO. BL2007-6 (Claiborne)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Traffic and Parking Commission (8-0)
Referred to Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees
Requested by: J. B. Loring

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by abandoning Lakeland Court (Proposal No. 2007M-126U-14).

BILL NO. BL2007-7 (Gilmore)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Traffic and Parking Commission (4-0)
Referred to Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees
Requested by: Metro Government – Real Property Services

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by abandoning Alley Number 222 right-of-way (Proposal No. 2007M-162U-08).

BILL NO. BL2007-8 (Baker)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Traffic and Parking Commission (9-0)
Referred to Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees
Requested by: Barge, Waggoner, Sumner & Cannon

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 Number 1219 right-of-way from Georgia Avenue to Delaware Avenue (Proposal Number 2005M-185U-07).

- BILLS ON THIRD READING –

BILL NO. BL2007-2 (Holleman)
Approved by Planning Commission
Traffic & Parking Commission (6-0)
Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees
Requested by: Ensworth School

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by abandoning the right-of-way for Ridgefield Court (Proposal Number 2006M-089U-10).

BILL NO. BL2007-3 (Page, Ryman, Garrett)
Approved by Rules Committee

An ordinance readopting the Code of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, prepared by Municipal Code Corporation including supplemental and replacement pages thereof, containing certain ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted on or before March 20, 2007.

- MEMORIALIZING RESOLUTION -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-38 (Crafton)
Referred to Education
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution requesting the Davidson County Delegation to the Tennessee General Assembly to consider tying driving privileges for persons under twenty-one years to progress toward high school graduation.