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Agenda

Metropolitan Council Meeting
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
6:30 p.m. Council Chamber


Call to Order and Invocation

Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call

Approval of Minutes

- PROPOSED RULE CHANGE -

Proposed amendment to Rule No. 31 to the Rules of Procedure of the Metropolitan Council.

- ELECTIONS AND CONFIRMATIONS -

Airport Authority
Appointment of Mr. Saul Solomon for a term expiring June 4, 2014.

Historical Commission
Reappointment of Mr. Jim Hoobler for a term expiring August 10, 2014.

Human Relations Commission
Appointment of Mr. Don Peterson for a term expiring April 18, 2013.

Property Standards and Appeals Board
Appointment of Mr. Bobby Boner for a term expiring August 6, 2012.
Mr. Boner will fill the unexpired term of Ms. Anna Shepherd.
Reappointment of Ms. Jan Bushing for a term expiring April 7, 2014.
Reappointment of Ms. Nichole Dunigan for a term expiring April 7, 2014.

Tourism and Convention Commission
Reappointment of Mr. Mike Modi for a term expiring June 30, 2013.

Transit Authority
Reappointment of Mr. Lewis Lavine for a term expiring July 18, 2015.

- RESOLUTIONS -

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1204 (Moore)
Referred to Federal Grants Review Committee

A resolution appropriating $65,000 in Community Development Block Grant Funds for installation of bus stop benches and installation of a community garden in the Chestnut Hill Neighborhood.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1337 (Tygard, Craddock)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Council Public Safety Committee to conduct an investigation regarding the loss of in-car camera video footage for approximately 1,600 police traffic stops.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1338 (Steine, Claiborne)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Personnel Committees

A resolution approving the account based self-insured medical benefits plan for employees and pensioners, effective January 1, 2011, pursuant to section 3.08.110(E) of the Metropolitan Code.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1339 (Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution accepting a 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 funding to conduct arts projects in Davidson County.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1340 (Baker, Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

A resolution approving Amendment One to 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 Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, for the construction of additional correctional capacity at the Metropolitan Detention facility.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1341 (Steine, Baker)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution approving Amendment One to a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the State Trial Courts, to reduce recidivism rates among felony offenders with mental health and substance abuse disorders.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1342 (Baker, Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee Board of Probation and Parole to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the State Trial Courts, to divert felony offenders from the Tennessee prison system by providing community supervision and treatment services.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1343 (Steine)
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 establish programs and deliver services to prepare dislocated workers for re-entry into the labor force and to offer training to those facing serious barriers to productive employment (LW09P101DSLWK11).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1344 (Steine)
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 establish programs and deliver services to prepare adults for re-entry into the labor force (LW09P101ADULT11).

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1345 (Bennett, Steine, Tygard)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committees

A resolution approving a contract for services by and between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and Financial Marketing Concepts, Incorporated to provide a discount prescription card at no cost to the Metropolitan Government.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1346 (Jernigan, Steine, Hunt)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

A resolution approving an application for the Tennessee Roadscapes Grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, for improvements to the front entrance of The Hermitage.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1347 (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 Johnny Curry.

RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1348 (Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Department of Law to compromise and settle the Metropolitan Government’s personal injury claim against Kristin Goble.

- BILLS ON INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING -

BILL NO. BL2010-747 (Jameson, Gilmore)

An ordinance amending Section 7.16.030 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the street access requirements for artisan distilleries selling commemorative bottles of alcohol produced on site.

BILL NO. BL2010-748 (Jernigan)

An ordinance amending Title 12 of the Metropolitan Code regarding the operation and parking of large vehicles on local streets.

BILL NO. BL2010-749 (Craddock)

An ordinance amending Chapter 6.81 of the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the booting of vehicles.

BILL NO. BL2010-750 (Steine, Harrison)

An ordinance authorizing The Industrial Development Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to HealthSpring, Inc.

BILL NO. BL2010-751 (Ryman)

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 February 16, 2010.

BILL NO. BL2010-752 (Gilmore)
Approved by Planning Commission
and Traffic & Parking Commission (7-0)
Requested by: U.S. General Services Administration

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 McGavock Street (Proposal No. 2010M-010AB-001).

- BILLS ON SECOND READING -

BILL NO. BL2010-650 (Gotto, Jernigan)
Approved by Traffic & Parking Commission
and Public Works Committee
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Traffic & Parking Committees

An ordinance amending Chapters 12.44 and 13.40 of the Metropolitan Code to provide notice to disabled drivers of the state law prohibition on parking charges.

BILL NO. BL2010-714 (Hollin, Cole)
Referred to Public Safety Committee

An ordinance amending Section 7.08.090 of the Metropolitan Code to exempt restaurants that possess a valid license issued by the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission for on-premises sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages from the minimum distance requirements for obtaining beer permits upon the adoption of a resolution by the Metropolitan Council.

BILL NO. BL2010-731 (Evans, Tygard & others)
No recommendation by Budget & Finance Committee
Referred to Public Works Committee

An ordinance appropriating an amount not to exceed $200,000 from the unappropriated fund balance of the General Fund of the General Services District to the Department of Water and Sewerage Services for the purpose of providing limited economic recovery credits to customers that were directed to cease using public drinking water for plant nursery stock and washing cars during the period of mandatory water conservation following the May 2010 flooding of the K.R. Harrington water treatment plant.

BILL NO. BL2010-732 (Steine)
Referred to Budget & Finance Committee

An ordinance approving Tennessee Code Annotated Section 67-5-606(c) which permits proration of the annual personal property tax assessments of certain personal property affected by a disaster certified by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (“FEMA”).

BILL NO. BL2010-733 (McGuire, Steine)
Referred to Planning Commission
Budget & Finance, Education
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance declaring surplus and approving the disposition by the Director of Public Property of real property known as Walter Stokes School (Proposal No. 2010M-006PR-001).

BILL NO. BL2010-734 (Holleman, Jameson, Cole)
Referred to Budget & Finance
and Traffic & Parking Committees

An ordinance amending Chapter 12.44 of the Metropolitan Code to provide for free parking for environmentally friendly vehicles in parking meter zones.

BILL NO. BL2010-735 (Page)
Referred to Codes Committee

An ordinance amending Section 16.24.330 of the Metropolitan Code to require watercraft stored on single or two-family residential property to be fully operational and licensed by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency.

- BILLS ON THIRD READING -

BILL NO. BL2009-601 (Jernigan)
(As Amended)
Approved by Traffic & Parking Commission (7-0)
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. BL2010-710 (Jameson)
Approved by Public Safety Committee

An ordinance amending the Metropolitan Code pertaining to the location restrictions for the issuance of permits to sell beer within certain areas of downtown Nashville.

BILL NO. BL2010-718 (Hunt, Steine)
(As Amended)
Approved by Budget & Finance
and Public Works Committees

An ordinance to delete in its entirety Chapter 10.20 “Solid Waste Collection and Disposal” of the Metropolitan Code of Laws and replace it with a new Chapter 10.20 “Waste Management.”

BILL NO. BL2010-726 (Claiborne, Steine, Cole)
Approved by Budget & Finance
and Convention & Tourism Committees

An ordinance appropriating two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000) to the Nashville Convention & Visitors Bureau to assist in post-flood tourism development and promotion efforts in the Music Valley area.

BILL NO. BL2010-727 (Claiborne, Cole, Steine)
Approved by Budget & Finance
and Convention & Tourism Committees

An ordinance appropriating and designating certain funds and hotel occupancy tax revenues to Gaylord Entertainment Co. to assist in flood recovery efforts of the Grand Ole Opry House resulting from the May 2010 flood.

BILL NO. BL2010-728 (Steine, Baker)
Approved by Budget & Finance
and Public Safety Committees

An ordinance accepting a donation from Police Explorers, Post 911 to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for the use and benefit of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department.

BILL NO. BL2010-729 (Gotto, Evans)
Approved by Planning & Zoning Committee

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. BL2010-730 (Steine, Coleman, Baker)
Approved by Planning Commission
Budget & Finance
and Planning & Zoning Committees

An ordinance approving a license agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency for the use of space on the Cane Ridge communications tower (Proposal No. 2008M - 181).