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Agenda


Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, July 15, 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 -

Auditorium Commission
Reappointment of Rev. Rod Glatt for a term expiring June 30, 2011.
Appointment of Mr. John Landers for a term expiring June 30, 2011.

Electric Power Board
Reappointment of Mr. Justin Wilson for a term expiring July 1, 2013.

Fire and Building Code Appeals Board
Appointment of Ms. Debra Owens for a term expiring July 1, 2013.
Ms. Owens will fill the unexpired term of Cynthia DuRant.

Tourism and Convention Commission
Reappointment of Mr. David Currey for a term expiring June 30, 2011.
Reappointment of Mr. Patrick Franzone for a term expiring June 30, 2011.

- RESOLUTIONS -

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. RS2008-352 (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.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-361 (Harrison)
Referred to Federal Grants Review Committee

A resolution appropriating $565,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds for streetscape improvements in the Cass Street Neighborhood Strategy Area.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-362 (Cole)
Referred to Federal Grants Review Committee

A resolution appropriating $475,000.00 in Community Development Block Grant funds for external park improvements to the South Inglewood Community Park in the South Inglewood Neighborhood Strategy Area.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-363 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution approving an Interlocal Agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the Industrial Development Board of the Metropolitan Government for the administration and compliance monitoring of state endowment grant contracts.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-364 (Cole, Jameson)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Education Committees

A resolution approving an amendment to a lease agreement between The State of Tennessee and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee for certain portions of the campus at the Tennessee Preparatory School located in Nashville, Tennessee for The Metropolitan Government’s Magnet School Program.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-365 (Maynard, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving a clinical affiliation agreement by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Columbia State Community College for the training of veterinary technician students at the Metropolitan Animal Control Facility.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-366 (Maynard, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving an amendment to a contract between Vanderbilt University and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for psychiatry health training for Vanderbilt medical residents at the Downtown Clinic for the homeless.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-367 (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 Board of Health, for bioterrorism emergency preparedness services.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-368 (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 tobacco use prevention services.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-369 (Maynard, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the 4-H Youth Development to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, for a program focusing on positive youth development and life skills as an approach to making healthy lifestyle choices.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-370 (Cole, Maynard)
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 dental services for the homeless through the Downtown Clinic.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-371 (Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

A resolution approving an amendment to a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to provide services to dislocated workers (08-09-PY7-309-YOUTH).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-372 (Baker, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

A resolution approving an amendment to a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for programs to prepare adults for re-entry into the labor force (08-09-FY8-209-ADULT).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-373 (Baker, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

A resolution approving an amendment to a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Labor and Workforce Development, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to provide services to dislocated workers (08-09-FY8-409-DSLWK).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-374 (Cole, Craddock)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving an application for a gang prevention assistance grant from the United States Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to pay overtime for officers assigned to the gang prevention unit.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-375 (Cole, Craddock)
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 Office of Emergency Management, to subsidize emergency management.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-376 (Cole, Craddock)
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 Office of Emergency Management, to prevent, respond to and recover from incidents of terrorism.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-377 (Craddock, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving an application for the Alcohol Countermeasures Innovative Enforcement Grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

- BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING –

BILL NO. BL2008-251 (Adkins, Cole)

An ordinance amending Title 5, Chapter 5.12, Article II of the Metropolitan Code to increase the additional hotel occupancy privilege tax by fifty cents, where increased revenue shall be deposited in a fund entitled “The Event and Marketing Fund,” where such increase shall expire on May 20, 2014.

BILL NO. BL2008-252 (Gotto)

An ordinance adopting property identification maps for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, which shall be the official maps for the identification of real estate for tax assessment purposes.

BILL NO. BL2008-253 (Cole, Evans)

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Government to enter into renewal of a sewer easement and a water easement at J. Percy Priest Dam and Reservoir Project 08-SG-0001 Corps of Engineer, Easement No. DACW62-2-88-0072 (Proposal No. 2008M-005-13).

BILL NO. BL2008-254 (Evans)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance abandoning a 20 foot Public Utility Easement in connection with Project 08-SC-0031, 1707 14th Avenue South, shown on Map 105-05, Parcel 562.00, and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said transaction (Proposal No. 2008M-075U-10).

BILL NO. BL2008-255 (Moore)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Traffic & Parking Commission (7-0)
Requested by: I-440 Business Center Partners

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. 1834 (Proposal No. 2008M-096U-11).

BILL NO. BL2008-256 (Harrison)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Traffic & Parking Commission (7-0)
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 Monticello Street (Proposal No. 2008M-072U-3).

BILL NO. BL2008-257 (Jameson)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance authorizing Nashville Pinnacle, LLC to install, construct and maintain an encroachment including landscaped and irrigated areas, a underground electrical duckbank, and an aerial walkway connecting to Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge (Proposal No. 2008M-101U-09).

- BILLS ON SECOND READING –

BILL NO. BL2008-246 (Craddock, Wilhoite)
Referred to Education
and Public Safety Committees

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
Referred to Budget & Finance
Parks and Planning & Zoning Committees

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).

BILL NO. BL2008-248 (Tygard)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

An ordinance requiring that all Metropolitan Government departments submit an annual report to the Council regarding actions taken to reduce paper consumption and postage expenses.

BILL NO. BL2008-249 (Gotto)
Referred to Public Works Committee

An ordinance amending Section 10.20.300 of the Metropolitan Code increasing the distance from residential structures as it pertains to the prohibition on nighttime dumpster collection.

BILL NO. BL2008-250 (Stanley, Evans)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Government to enter into renewal of a water easement at J. Percy Priest Dam and Reservoir Project 08-WG-0001 Corps of Engineer, Easement No. DACW62-2-88-0093 (Proposal No. 2008M-006-13).

- BILLS ON THIRD READING –

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2008-137 (Coleman, Duvall)
Approved by Planning Commission (9-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner:
164-41 Vastland Starwood Development LLC
Requested by: R. Chris Magill Consulting, LLC

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 AR2a to SP zoning property located at 3839 Murfreesboro Pike, approximately 230 feet north of Old Hickory Boulevard (65.1 acres), to permit the development of up to 250 multi-family residential units and up to 421,500 square feet of commercial uses, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2008SP-002U-13).

BILL NO. BL2008-185 (Murray)
Approved by Planning Commission (9-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner:
71-3; 71-7; 71-11; 71-14; 71-15; 82-2; 82-3; 82-6 Various Parcels, Various Owners
Requested by: Councilmember Murray

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 applying an Urban Design Overlay district to various properties located along Dickerson Pike between 1st Street and Trinity Lane (153.85 acres), to regulate all signage, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2008UD-001U-05).

BILL NO. BL2008-202 (Coleman)
Approved by Planning Commission (8-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee

An ordinance amending Section 17.08.030 of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations, to allow Religious Institution as a use permitted in the SCR district, all of which is more specifically described herein (Proposal No. 2008Z-034T).

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2008-214 (Jameson, Cole)
Approved by 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 victims assistance programs to receive funds collected through the assessment.

BILL NO. BL2008-231 (Stanley, Cole, Evans)
Approved by 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.

BILL NO. BL2008-235 (Foster, Hodge)
(As Amended)
Approved by Planning Commission (10-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner:
147-7-99, 105, 107, 108 Steven D. Elkins & Morteza Shams
Requested by: Dale & 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 R6, CL and CS to SP zoning properties located at 4412, 4416, and 4424 Bass Avenue and Nolensville Pike (unnumbered), approximately 1,760 feet north of Haywood Lane (2.01 acres), to permit an existing 5,300 square foot auto repair shop, auto sales and repair business in a 3,200 square foot office, and 3 single-family lots and 1 duplex lot, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2008SP-012U-12).

BILL NO. BL2008-236 (Gilmore)
Disapproved by Planning Commission (8-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner/Requested by:
81-8-475, 476 Richard C. Hazzard

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 R6 to SP zoning for properties located at 1623 and 1625 7th Avenue North, at the southwest corner of 7th Avenue North and Garfield Street (0.38 acres), to permit the development of 5 single-family detached units, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2008SP-016U-08).

BILL NO. BL2008-237 (Mitchell, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission (10-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner:
155-281 David E. Johnson
Requested by: Councilman Mitchell

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 RS20 to AR2a district property located at Collins Road (unnumbered), approximately 2,850 feet west of Highway 100 (100 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2008Z-052G-06).

BILL NO. BL2008-239 (Todd)
Approved by Planning Commission (8-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner:
131-5-57 St. Paul Southern Methodist Church of Nashville
Requested by: Wamble & Associates PLLC

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 canceling a portion of a Residential Planned Unit Development located at 5031 Hillsboro Pike, abutting the west margin of Hillsboro Pike south of Castleman Drive, and located in the St. Paul’s Southern Methodist Church Planned Unit Development (1.65 acres), approved for a 100 bed nursing home facility, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 49-87-P-10).

BILL NO. BL2008-240 (Mitchell, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission (10-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner/Requested by:
155-104 Ernest & Martha Quinn

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 RS40 to RS20 district property located at 8281 Collins Road, approximately 320 feet north of Highway 100 (1.63 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2008Z-049G-06).

BILL NO. BL2008-241 (Langster)
Approved by Planning Commission (8-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner/Requested by:
104-2-136 Ben & Lisa Anderson

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 applying an Historic Bed & Breakfast Overlay District to property located at 3137 Long Boulevard, approximately 180 feet north of Mason Avenue (0.26 acres), zoned RM40 and located within the 31st and Long Boulevard Urban Design Overlay District, all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2008Z-057U-10).

BILL NO. BL2008-242 (Dominy)
Approved by Planning Commission (9-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee
Map & Parcel No./Owner/Requested by:
148-46 Nashville Real Estate, Ltd.

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 R8 district to CS district property located at 2119 Antioch Pike, approximately 963 feet south of Haywood Lane (0.6 acres), all of which is described herein (Proposal No. 2008Z-060U-13).

BILL NO. BL2008-243 (Gotto, Cole & others)
Approved by Planning Commission (4-2)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee

An ordinance to amend Chapter 17.08 of Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, Zoning Regulations, by adding Rehabilitation Services as a permitted use in the AG and AR2a districts, all of which is more specifically described herein (Proposal No. 2008Z-048T).

BILL NO. BL2008-245 (Ryman)
Approved by Planning Commission (8-0)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee

An ordinance amending Title 17 of the Metropolitan Code, Zoning Regulations, by amending Chapter 17.40 to require all amendments to the official zoning map or zoning regulations to be submitted to the department of law for approval as to form and legality (Proposal No. 2008Z-062T).

- MEMORIALIZING RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-378 (Tygard)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution requesting the Mayor’s Office and the Metropolitan Department of General Services to prepare a report regarding the feasibility of installing GPS devices in Metro vehicles.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-379 (Gotto)
Referred to Education Committee

A resolution requesting the Metropolitan Board of Public Education to consider requiring an appropriate level of decorum during Metro Nashville Public Schools’ graduation ceremonies.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-380 (Baker)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution requesting the Mayor to consider proposing tax abatements and/or other incentives for Nashville Zeledyne LLC.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-381 (Todd, Barry)
Referred to Rules Committee

A resolution requesting the Davidson County Election Commission to purchase or lease optical scanner voting machines if additional voting machines are required for the 2008 elections.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-382 (Wilhoite)
Referred to Public Works
and Traffic & Parking Committees

A resolution requesting the Metropolitan Department of Public Works and the Traffic and Parking Commission to consider designating certain areas of Davidson County as special event speed zones.