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Agenda


Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
6:30 p.m. Council Chamber
Metropolitan Courthouse


Call to Order and Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

- ELECTIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS -

Action Commission
Appointment of Mr. Robert Stockard for a term expiring February 2, 2011.
Mr. Stockard will serve as a community representative.

Public Library Board
Appointment of Ms. Francie Hunt for a term expiring April 6, 2014.
Ms. Hunt will fill the unexpired term of Mr. Michael Schoenfeld.

- RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-157 (Coleman)
Referred to Charter Revision Commission
and Charter Revision Committee

A resolution providing amendments to the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, in accordance with Article 19, Section 19.01, and setting forth a brief description of each amendment to be placed on the ballot.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-296 (Duvall, Cole & others)
Approved by Public Works Committee
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution accepting a State Aid Contract from the Tennessee Department of Transportation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for the resurfacing of Mt. View Road, Project No. 19-960-8405-04.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-297 (Wilhoite, Evans & others)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution accepting a State Aid Contract from the Tennessee Department of Transportation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for the resurfacing of Hamilton Church Road, Project No. 19-960-8407-04.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-302 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution appropriating the amount of $13,740,502.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for the Department of General Services of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-323 (Cole)
Approved by Education
Public Works, Public Safety
and Transportation Committees
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution appropriating to certain accounts for the benefit of the Administrative Department, Office of the Trustee, Fire Department, Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), Community Education, and Public Works in the amount of Four Million One Hundred Forty Eight Thousand One Hundred Dollars ($4,148,100) from designated and undesignated fund balances of the General Fund of the General Services District, increased revenue sources, and from other sources.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-336 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A Twenty-Third Supplemental Electric System Revenue Bond Resolution supplementing certain resolutions of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by approving certain terms and provisions and ratifying certain actions of the Electric Power Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County relating to the issuance of Electric System Revenue Bonds, 2008 Series A and of Electric System Revenue Refunding Bonds, 2008 Series B.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-337 (Forkum, Garrett & others)
Approved by Executive Committee

A resolution authorizing the employment of Jonathan B. Cooper as Special Counsel and Director of the Council Office for the Metropolitan County Council.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-338 (Forkum)
Approved by Executive Committee

A resolution approving a contract for the continued employment of Donald W. Jones as Special Counsel for the Metropolitan County Council.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-339 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution approving an application for the Arts Build Communities grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, for funding to conduct arts projects.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-340 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Administrative Office of the Courts, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for the provision of interpreter services for indigent defendants with limited English proficiency.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-341 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution approving an application for a State Supplement Juvenile Court Improvement grant from the Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-342 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee Department of Human Services, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, to establish and enforce federal and state mandated child support program guidelines for children born out of wedlock.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-343 (Maynard)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, for collection of data on ambient air concentrations for fine particulate matter.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-344 (Maynard, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee Department of Health to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, for emergency dental services to uninsured adults and for the purchase of equipment to provide these services (No. 343.52-883-08).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-345 (Maynard, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee Department of Health to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide family support services.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-346 (Cole, Maynard)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, for the provision of health screening and health services for young adults.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-347 (Craddock, Cole)
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, acting by and through the Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management, to support port-wide risk management for the Port of Nashville.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-348 (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, acting by and through the Metropolitan Mayor’s Office of Emergency Management, to complete a Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan to mitigate losses from natural hazards.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-349 (Cole, Craddock)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving an application for a law enforcement grant from the Target Corporation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to purchase global positioning units and digital cameras for the Hermitage Precinct Flex Unit.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-350 (Evans, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution accepting a substitute grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Environment and Conservation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Department of Public Works, for the purpose of collecting and disposing of waste tires.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-351 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claim of Leslie F. Herndon against The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for $11,500.00.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-352 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle Mark and Sylvia Young’s claims against the Metropolitan Government for the amount of $251,428.00, and directing that this amount be paid from the Self-Insured Liability Fund.

- BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING –

BILL NO. BL2008-246 (Craddock)

An ordinance amending Section 11.28.080 of the Metropolitan Code to allow children found loitering during school hours to be transported to either the Davidson County Juvenile Detention Center or a Truancy Center.

BILL NO. BL2008-247 (Duvall, Foster)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance authorizing the acceptance of the donation of a conservation easement from Hanover Ridge, LLC for use in the greenway system (Proposal No. 2008M-108).

- BILLS ON SECOND READING –

BILL NO. BL2008-214 (Jameson)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

An ordinance amending Chapter 5.16 of the Metropolitan Code to authorize the collection of a forty-five dollar ($45.00) “victims assistance assessment”, and to designate a victims assistance program to receive funds collected through the assessment.

BILL NO. BL2008-224 (Stanley)
Disapproved by Codes Committee

An ordinance amending Section 16.24.330 of the Metropolitan Code to prohibit the excessive accumulation of wood chips/mulch.

BILL NO. BL2008-230 (Hunt)
Referred to Codes Committee

An ordinance amending Section 10.64.015 of the Metropolitan Code to allow waivers of the sprinkler requirement for group homes that have an adequate safety plan in place.

BILL NO. BL2008-231 (Stanley, Cole, Evans)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Government to participate with E. Phillips Development, L.L.C., to provide public pressure sewer extension through construction of sewerage pump station and force main for its development at Ravenwood Pumping Station.

- BILLS ON THIRD READING –

BILL NO. BL2008-174 (Cole)
Re-referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A bill to be entitled: The Budget Ordinance of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee for Fiscal Year 2009.

BILL NO. BL2008-175 (Cole)
Re-referred to Budget & Finance Committee

An ordinance establishing the tax levy in the General Services District for the fiscal year 2008-2009, and declaring the amount required for the Annual Operating Budget of the Urban Services District, pursuant to Section 6.07 of the Metropolitan charter.

BILL NO. BL2008-176 (Cole)
Approved by Budget & Finance Committee

An ordinance approving an increase in probation supervision fees.

BILL NO. BL2008-179 (Crafton)
Disapproved by Planning Commission (9-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner:
128-65, 65.01 Willie, Joyce & Dorothy Moss
Requested by: Lori Moss

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 R20 to CS district properties located at 497 and 501 Old Hickory Boulevard, approximately 3,000 feet south of Tolbert Road (7.33 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2008Z-040G-06).

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2008-206 (Craddock, Cole)
Approved by Budget & Finance, Personnel
and Public Safety Committees

An ordinance amending Section 3.08.010 of the Metropolitan Code to include certain officers employed by the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office in the pension plan for members with fire and police credited service.

BILL NO. BL2008-218 (Cole, Garrett)
(As Amended)
Approved by Budget & Finance Committee

An ordinance to repeal Ordinance No. BL2001-777 in its entirety.

- MEMORIALIZING RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-334 (Murray)
Approved by Public Works Committee
Referred to Traffic & Parking Committee

A resolution requesting the Davidson County Delegation to the Tennessee General Assembly to introduce and enact the necessary legislation to rename Spring Street “Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard”.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-353 (Steine)
Referred to Rules Committee

A resolution endorsing the National League of Cities’ Council on Youth, Education and Families City Platform for strengthening families and improving outcomes for children and youth as a blueprint for the Nashville community, and requesting the Mayor’s Office of Children and Youth to conduct an inventory of existing resources.