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Agenda


Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
6:30 p.m. Council Chamber
Metropolitan Courthouse


Call to Order and Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

- PROPOSED RULES AMENDMENT -

Proposed amendment to Rule No. 20 of the Rules of Procedure of the Metropolitan Council.

- ELECTIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS -

Hospital Authority
Reappointment of Mr. Waverly D. Crenshaw, Jr. for a term expiring November 4, 2013.

- RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-555 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution appropriating the amount of $73,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for the Juvenile Court of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-556 (Forkum)
Approved by Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committee
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution appropriating the amount of $ 100,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for the Department of Health of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-557 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution appropriating the amount of $726,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for the Information Technology Services Department of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-558 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Parks & Library Committees

A resolution appropriating the amount of $750,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for the Parks and Recreation Department of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-559 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution appropriating the amount of $500,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for the Nashville Fire Department of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-560 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution appropriating the amount of $500,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for the Nashville Police Department of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-561 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Parks & Library Committees

A resolution appropriating the amount of $1,000,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for the Nashville Public Library of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-562 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution appropriating the amount of $375,000.00 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. RS2008-577 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Rules Committees

A resolution appropriating to certain accounts for the benefit of the Election Commission in the amount of Two Hundred Seventy Seven Thousand Nine Hundred Dollars ($277,900) from undesignated fund balances of the General Fund of the General Services District.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-578 (Durbin, Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the American Legacy Foundation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to target socio-economically disadvantaged adult smokers and their families to encourage smoke-free environments.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-579 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving an Amendment to an Intergovernmental Service Agreement between the United States Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-580 (Bennett, Forkum)
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 Sheriff’s Department, to support DUI arrests by creating a mobile booking station.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-581 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution accepting an Arts Build Communities grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Arts Commission, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, for funds to re-grant to non-profit arts organizations to conduct art projects.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-582 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution accepting a technical assistance grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Arts Commission, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-583 (Forkum)
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, acting by and through the Nashville Career Advancement Center, to upgrade the skills of 30 current Ideal employees (09-09-FY9-31W-STATE).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-584 (Forkum, Toler)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County for the purchase and removal of 5405 and 5409 San Marcos Drive located in a repetitively flooded area.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-585 (Matthews, Hunt, Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution accepting a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Environment and Conservation, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for the Metro Park located on Morgan Road - Joelton Greenway project.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-586 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the claims of Scott Martin against The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for $11,500.00.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-587 (Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle its property damage claim against James M. McElyer.

- BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING -

BILL NO. BL2008-366 (Toler)

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Government to participate with Drees Homes to provide public sewer service in Williamson County for Project No. 04-SL-0195.

BILL NO. BL2008-367 (Toler, Forkum)

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Government to enter into Utility Relocation Contract No. 7220, with the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, Project No. 19959-2546-94, to relocate certain facilities, located on the public highway right-of-way of the Chestnut Street Bridge over CSX R/R, LM 1.57, located in Davidson County.

- BILLS ON SECOND READING -

BILL NO. BL2008-249 (Gotto, Duvall)
(As Amended)
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. BL2008-258 (Crafton)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Codes Committees

An ordinance amending Chapter 16.28 of the Metropolitan Code to impose an additional fee for building permits for construction or demolition projects within historic zoning overlays.

BILL NO. BL2008-306 (Jameson, Duvall, Gilmore)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

An ordinance amending Section 11.12.070 of the Metropolitan Code, Excessive Noise, to add noise restrictions within the downtown area.

BILL NO. BL2008-349 (Page)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

An ordinance amending Chapter 7.08 of the Metropolitan Code to provide that an applicant is prohibited from obtaining a beer permit if he/she has been released from incarceration within the past ten years for conviction of certain crimes, and to clarify that beer must be purchased directly from an authorized wholesaler before it can be resold.

BILL NO. BL2008-350 (Hodge, Burch, Evans)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

An ordinance amending Title 10 of the Metropolitan Code to adopt the 2006 International Fire Code, and amendments thereto.

BILL NO. BL2008-351 (Gotto)
Referred to Codes
and Public Works Committee

An ordinance amending Chapter 12.76 of the Metropolitan Code to provide maintenance standards for bridges owned or maintained by railroad companies.

BILL NO. BL2008-352 (Crafton)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

An ordinance amending Chapters 15.20 and 15.36 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the amount of water and sewer capacity charges.

BILL NO. BL2008-353 (Bennett, Forkum)
Referred to Budget & Finance, Public Works
and Public Safety Committees

An ordinance approving a contract for services performed by The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for the Emergency Communications District for Nashville, Davidson County, for reimbursement of $4,900.00, plus reimbursement of training costs for Emergency Communications personnel.

- BILLS ON THIRD READING -

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2008-298 (Tygard, Wilhoite)
Approved by Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

An ordinance amending Section 3.40.050 of the Metropolitan Code to provide a minimum service pension benefit for employees with at least five years credited service from and after September 1, 2005.

BILL NO. BL2008-344 (Page, Cole & others)
(As Amended)
Approved by Public Safety Committee

An ordinance amending Chapter 6.06 of the Metropolitan Code to amend the definition of “after hours establishment”, and to prohibit such establishments from allowing the consumption of alcoholic beverages upon the premises.

BILL NO. BL2008-346 (Toler, Gotto)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Planning & Zoning Committee

An ordinance adopting the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (Proposal No. 2008M-182).

BILL NO. BL2008-347 (Harrison, Toler & others)
Approved by Planning Commission
Public Works and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance authorizing the acceptance of certain easements for stormwater projects located at 1515 Lebanon Pike, 820 Dominican Drive, Highway 70 South, 2406 Crestmoor Road, 3514 Pin Hook Road, 3334 Hamilton Church Road, 901 South 5th Street, 7201 Charlotte Pike, 726 Old Hickory Boulevard, 6509 Charlotte Pike, 8400 Highway 100, 1900 Belmont Boulevard, 2321 Crestmoor Road, 1608 County Hospital Road, 841 Briley Parkway, 6000 Highway 100, 3300 Elm Hill Pike, 5820 Nolensville Pike, 7100 Highway 70 South, 5621 Charlotte Pike, 310 Oceola Avenue, Hicks Road, 4540 Trousdale Drive, Dickerson Pike, and 2440 Music Valley Drive.

BILL NO. BL2008-348 (Claiborne)
Approved by Planning Commission
Traffic & Parking Commission (5-0)
Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees
Requested by: Barge Cauthen & Associates

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 Century Boulevard right-of-way (Proposal Number 2008M-169U-14).

- MEMORIALIZING RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-554 (Wilhoite)
Referred to Rules Committee

A resolution requesting the citizens of Nashville and Davidson County to sign the T. Boone Pickens’ Energy Independence Plan pledge and encouraging everyone to support this plan.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-588 (Stanley)
Referred to Public Works, Traffic & Parking
and Planning & Zoning Committees

A resolution requesting the Nashville Area Metropolitan Planning Organization to openly endorse certain highway infrastructure projects and to commit to these projects to achieve their completion in the immediate future.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-589 (Jameson, Evans, Holleman)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution requesting all departments and agencies of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to stop purchasing, consuming and serving bottled water.