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Agenda


Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
6:30 p.m. Council Chamber


Call to Order and Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

- ELECTIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS -

Alarm Appeals Board
Reappointment of Ms. Donna Grayer for a term expiring November 4, 2011.
Reappointment of Mr. Charles Scott for a term expiring November 5, 2011.

Farmers Market Board
Appointment of Dr. Alicia Batson for a term expiring May 5, 2011.
Dr. Batson will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Anna Parson-Elsberry.

Solid Waste Regional Board
Appointment of Mr. Michael Pearigen for a term expiring December 15, 2010.
Mr. Pearigen will fill the unexpired term of Mr. David Wilson.

Work Release Board (Nominees of Sheriff Daron Hall)
Reappointment of Mr. Don Purdy for a term expiring January 1, 2012.
Reappointment of Ms. Dorcas Sheffield for a term expiring January 1, 2012.

- BILLS ON PUBLIC HEARING AND THIRD READING -

BILL NO. BL2009-579 (Hunt)
(As Amended)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Planning & Zoning Committee

An ordinance adopting a proposed plan of services for the extension of the boundaries of the Urban Services District to include certain property located on Whites Creek Pike, all of which is more particularly described herein.

BILL NO. BL2009-580 (Hunt)
Approved by Planning & Zoning Committee

An ordinance extending the boundaries of the Urban Services District within the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to include certain properties located on Whites Creek Pike, all of which is more particularly described herein.

BILL NO. BL2009-581 (Craddock)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Planning & Zoning Committee

An ordinance adopting a proposed plan of services for the extension of the boundaries of the Urban Services District to include certain properties located within the Golden Oak subdivision on Saunders Avenue, all of which is more particularly described herein.

BILL NO. BL2009-582 (Craddock)
Approved by Planning & Zoning Committee

An ordinance extending the boundaries of the Urban Services District within the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to include certain properties located within the Golden Oak subdivision on Saunders Avenue, all of which is more particularly described herein.

- RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1068 (Steine, Baker)
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 to be located near DUI checkpoints.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1069 (Baker, Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving an intergovernmental agreement by and between the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, for reimbursement of expenses related to Operation SLOT.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1070 (Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

A resolution accepting an incentive 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 fund various programs and staff training (LW09F104NCSWA10).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1071 (Steine, Tygard)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving an amendment to a grant from the Tennessee Department of Human Services to the Metropolitan Action Commission for the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to provide financial assistance with heating/cooling costs including funds available to leverage against non-federal sources for eligible customers.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1072 (Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Parks Committees

A resolution approving a grant and amendment one to the grant from the Friends of Centennial Park and Parthenon to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, to provide funding for one employee’s salary.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1073 (Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Parks Committees

A resolution appropriating the amount of $300,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for various departments of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1074 (Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Alyssa Poland against The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for $8,297.00.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1075 (Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the personal injury claim of Sheila Stevenson against The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for $23,000.00.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1076 (Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the Metropolitan Government’s property damage claim against AGI Transportation, Incorporated.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1077 (Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the Metropolitan Government’s claim against Kamal M. Sergeyous.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1078 (Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the Metropolitan Government’s property damage claim against Trina Underwood.

- BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING -

BILL NO. BL2009-606 (Bennett)

An ordinance amending Chapter 8.12 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the outdoor sale or gifting of animals.

BILL NO. BL2009-607 (Gotto, Steine)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance granting a franchise to Access Fiber Group, Inc., to construct, operate, and maintain a telecommunications system within Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County under the provisions of Metropolitan Code of Laws, Title 6, Chapter 26 (Proposal No. 2009M-003FR-001).

BILL NO. BL2009-608 (Steine, Hunt)

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Government to enter into Utility Relocation Contract No. 7393, Metro Water Services (MWS) Project Nos. 04-SG-097 and 04-WG-0083, with the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, Project No. 19021-2244-94, to relocate certain facilities, located on the public highway right-of-way, located in Davidson County.

BILL NO. BL2009-609 (Toler, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance abandoning a 10 inch public utility drainage easement in connection with Project 009-AB-0002, Forest Acres Abandonment, shown on Map 172, Parcel 133.00 and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said abandonment (Proposal No. 2009M-083ES-001).

BILL NO. BL2009-610 (Moore, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission

An ordinance abandoning an 8 inch sanitary sewer line and easement and accepting a relocated 8 inch sanitary sewer line and easement in connection with Project 08-SL-0100, Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church, shown on Map 105, Parcel 008.00, 19 Hart Street and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said transaction (Proposal No. 2009M-079ES-001).

- BILLS ON SECOND READING -

BILL NO. BL2009-585 (Crafton, Duvall)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Codes Committees

An ordinance restricting the use of Metropolitan Government-owned property commonly known as the Tennessee State Fairgrounds.

BILL NO. BL2009-587 (Jameson, Gilmore)
Referred to Planning & Zoning Committee

An ordinance to amend Titles 7, 11 and 13 of the Metropolitan Code relative to the creation of a new zoning district called the “Downtown Code” (DTC), which will replace the zoning district “Commercial Core” (CC) that is currently referenced in multiple Titles within the Metropolitan Code.

BILL NO. BL2009-599 (Moore, Langster, Gilmore)
Referred to Federal Grants Review Committee

An ordinance authorizing the Metropolitan Mayor to submit a five year Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development programs to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

BILL NO. BL2009-600 (Jernigan)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

An ordinance amending Chapter 7.08 of the Metropolitan Code to require that notice be sent to the district councilmember upon the filing of a Caterer’s Beer Permit, a Special Events Beer Permit, or a Temporary Beer Permit.

BILL NO. BL2009-601 (Jernigan)
Referred to Traffic & Parking Commission
and Traffic & Parking Committee

An ordinance amending Section 12.40.070 of the Metropolitan Code to allow parking on both sides of certain narrow streets in the Old Hickory area.

BILL NO. BL2009-602 (Claiborne)
Referred to Codes Committee

An ordinance amending Chapter 16.08 of the Metropolitan Code to prohibit the issuance of a permit to move a house, building, or structure if the applicant or owner has been found guilty within the past twelve months of violating the Code provisions pertaining to the moving of houses.

BILL NO. BL2009-603 (Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
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. 2009M-0030T-001).

BILL NO. BL2009-604 (Coleman, Steine, Matthews)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Budget & Finance, Parks
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance authorizing The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to accept a donation of three tracts of real property located West of Old Hickory Boulevard, in the vicinity of Murfreesboro Road and Hobson Pike, further described as being a portion of Tax Map 175, land to be donated for the use and benefit of the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation (Proposal No. 2009M-023PR-001).

BILL NO. BL2009-605 (Jameson, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission
Referred to Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance abandoning a 15 foot public utility easement which contains private sanitary sewer lines in connection with Project 09-SL-0029, East River Apartments Abandonment shown on Map 082-12, Parcel 013.00, 714 Ramsey Street, and authorizing the execution of the documents to carry out said transaction (Proposal No. 2009M-057ES-001).

- BILLS ON THIRD READING -

SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. BL2009-491 (Stanley, Coleman)
(As Amended)
Approved by Traffic & Parking Commission
Public Works
and Traffic & Parking Committees

An ordinance amending Title 12 of the Metropolitan Code regarding commercial vehicles operating on local streets.

BILL NO. BL2009-570 (Coleman, Tygard & others)
Approved by Planning Commission
Budget & Finance, Health, Hospitals & Social Services
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance approving a lease between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the Hickory Hollow Mall Limited Partnership for space to operate a new WIC Clinic (Proposal No. 2009M-019PR-001).

BILL NO. BL2009-575 (Mitchell)
Approved by Planning Commission
Public Works and Planning & Zoning Committees
Referred to ECD Board
and Traffic & Parking Committee

An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by renaming Old River Road Pike between River Road Pike and River Road Pike just southeast of Biggs Road, as “Horton Hollow Lane” (Proposal No. 2009M-003SR-001).

BILL NO. BL2009-583 (Steine)
Approved by Planning Commission
Budget & Finance
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance granting a franchise to CenturyTel Fiber Company II, LLC, d/b/a Light Core, a CenturyTel Company, to construct, operate, and maintain a telecommunications system within Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County under the provisions of Metropolitan Code of Laws, Title 6, Chapter 26 (Proposal No. 2009M-002FR-001).

BILL NO. BL2009-584 (McGuire, Steine, Hunt)
Approved by Planning Commission
Budget & Finance, Public Works
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of property by negotiation or condemnation for the purpose of acquiring easements for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government, initially with relation to Project Number 08-WC-0015, Caldwell Lane, 1105 Glendale Lane, 4401 Scenic Drive, 4300 Scenic Drive, 4015 Lealand Lane, 965 Caldwell Lane, 811 Caldwell Lane, and 3915 Franklin Pike (Proposal No. 2009M-064ES-001).

- MEMORIALIZING RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1043 (Jameson, Gilmore & others)
Disapproved by Budget & Finance Committee
Referred to Convention & Tourism Committee

A resolution expressing the Metropolitan Council’s desire that MDHA delay all condemnation hearings and eminent domain proceedings related to the proposed Music City Center and associated hotel until the financing for the construction of the project is approved by the Metropolitan Council.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1066 (Jameson, Jernigan)
Referred to Rules Committee

A resolution recognizing a set of guidelines recommended by the Neighborhood Resource Center for use in community meetings.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1079 (Bennett, Coleman)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

A resolution requesting the Davidson County Delegation to the Tennessee General Assembly introduce and enact the necessary legislation to eliminate the ambiguities in the Guns in Parks law.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1080 (Bennett)
Referred to Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committee

A resolution endorsing the Metropolitan Government’s participation in the National League of Cities Prescription Discount Card Program.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-1081 (Crafton)
Referred to Rules Committee

A resolution requesting the Davidson County Delegation to the Tennessee General Assembly introduce and enact the necessary legislation to repeal all of the state law provisions allowing local governments to create certain “Authorities” as quasi-governmental entities.