ORDINANCE NO. BL2002-1080
An ordinance authorizing Overhill Partners, G.P., to construct, install, and maintain a sign on the public right-of-way where Brooksboro Terrace connects with Murfreesboro Pike (Proposal No. 2002M-044U-13).
WHEREAS: Overhill Partners, G.P., plans to construct, install and maintain a six-foot monument sign on the public right-of-way of Brooksboro Terrace where Brooksboro Terrace connects with Murfreesboro Pike;
WHEREAS: Overhill Partners, G.P., has agreed to indemnify and hold The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County harmless of any and all claims for damages of every nature and kind resulting from or growing out of the installation of said sign; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. That subject to the requirements, limitations and conditions, Overhill Partners, G. P. (hereinafter "Overhill"), is hereby granted the privilege to construct and maintain a monument sign measuring six feet tall by sixteen feet in length for Brighton Valley Apartments, located at 500 Brooksboro Terrace, in the public right-of-way of Brooksboro Terrace where Brooksboro Terrace connects with Murfreesboro Pike, said sign to replace an existing Hermitage "A" Apartments sign,, in accordance with the plans which are on file in the office of the Director of Public Works, and which, by reference, are made a part of this Ordinance.
SECTION 2. That the authority granted hereby for the construction, installation, operation, and maintenance of the sign shall not be construed as a surrender by the Metropolitan Government of its rights or power to pass resolutions or ordinances regulating the use of its streets, or the right of the Metropolitan Government through its legislative body, in the interest of public necessity and convenience to order the relocation of said facilities at the expense of Overhill.
SECTION 3. That plans and specifications for said sign shall be submitted to the Director of Public Works of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for approval before any work is begun; and all work, material, and other details of said installation shall be approved by the Director of Public Works prior to its use by Overhill.
SECTION 4. That
construction and maintenance of said sign shall be under the direction and supervision
and control of the Director of Public Works, and its installation, when completed,
must be approved by said Director.
SECTION 5. That this Ordinance confers upon Overhill, a privilege and not a franchise, and the Mayor and the Metropolitan Council herein expressly reserve the right to repeal this Ordinance, whenever, in their judgement, a repeal may be demanded by public welfare, and such repeal shall confer no liability on The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, its successors and assigns, by reason of said repeal. In the event of such repeal by said Metropolitan Government, Overhill, its successors and assigns, shall remove said sign at their own expense.
SECTION 6. Overhill shall pay all cost incident to the construction, installation, operation and maintenance of said sign and shall save and hold The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County harmless from all suits, costs, claims, damages or judgements in any way connected with said construction, installation, operation and maintenance of said sign and shall not claim, set up or plead, as a defense, in the event of joint liability, with or without suit, that it and the Metropolitan Government were joint wrongdoers. Overhill shall be responsible for the expense, if any, of repairing and returning the site to the condition which it was in prior to the installation of said sign and for any street closure.
SECTION 7. That the authority granted to Overhill as herein described, shall not in any way interfere with the rights of the Metropolitan Government, its agents, servants, and/or contractors and utility companies, operating under franchise from the Metropolitan Government to enter, construct, operate, maintain, repair, rebuild, enlarge, and patrol its now existing or future utilities, including drainage facilities, together with their appurtenances, and to do any and all things necessary and incidental thereto.
SECTION 8. Overhill shall be and it is hereby required to furnish The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County a certificate of public liability insurance, naming the Metropolitan Government as an insured party, of at least three hundred thousand ($300,000) dollars aggregate, for the payment of any judgement had on any claim, of whatever nature, made for actions or causes of action arising out of, or connected with, the construction of installation of said sign. Said certificate of insurance shall be filed with the Metropolitan Clerk prior to the granting of a permit, and the insurance required herein shall not be canceled without the insurance company or companies first giving thirty (30) days written notice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
SECTION 9. That said construction shall be carefully guarded and protected and shall be completed promptly, so as to cause the least inconvenience to the public. The acceptance of Overhill, of all provisions of this Ordinance shall be determined by the beginning of work.
SECTION 11. That this Ordinance shall take effect immediately after its adoption, and after the posting of the insurance required in Section 8, with the Metropolitan Clerk, the public welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
|Introduced:||June 4, 2002|
|Passed First Reading:||June 4, 2002|
Commission - Approved 7-0 (5/9/02)
Public Works Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||June 18, 2002|
|Deferred:||July 16, 2002|
|Passed Third Reading:||August 6, 2002|
|Approved:||August 8, 2002|