An ordinance to amend the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by closing Portions of Leslie Avenue; 24th Avenue North; and Alleys Nos. 909 and 927 (Proposal No. 2002M-011U-10).

WHEREAS: It is the desire of all the abutting property owners that said closures be accomplished; and,

WHEREAS: There is no future need for said portions of said streets and alleys for Metropolitan Government


SECTION 1. That the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, as enacted by Ordinance No. BL2001-916, be and is hereby amended, as follows:

That portion of Leslie Avenue from 23rd Avenue North to its terminus at Alley # 927; Alley # 909 from Leslie Avenue to its terminus at 24th Avenue North; Alley # 927 from Leslie Avenue to Alley # 909; 24th Avenue North from its terminus to Charlotte Avenue; and Alley # 909 from 24th Avenue North to its western terminus, all of which is more particularly described by lines, words and figures on the sketch which is attached to and made a part of this ordinance as though copied herein, are hereby closed.

SECTION 2. BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That easements are herein retained by The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, its agents, servants, and/or contractors and utility companies operating under franchise from the Metropolitan Government for the right to enter, construct, operate, maintain, repair, rebuild, enlarge, and patrol its now existing or future utilities, including drainage facilities, together with their appurtenances, and the doing of any and all things necessary and incidental thereto.

SECTION 3. BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That in the event there is proposed any construction over, above, or under said existing utilities that said construction shall have the approval of the Director of Public Works and/or the Director of Water and Sewerage Services, together with the approval of the Nashville Electric Service, Nashville Gas Company, BellSouth Telecommunications, Inc., InterMedia, A.T.S. Network Communications, Hyperion of Tennessee, T.C.G. Telecom Group, Metro Access Networks (MCI), and Nextlink.

SECTION 4. BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That the Director of the Department of Public Works be and is hereby authorized and directed, upon the enactment and approval of this ordinance, to cause said change to be made on said Map as set out in Section 1 of this ordinance, and to make notation thereon of reference to the date of passage and approval of this amendatory ordinance.

SECTION 5. BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That this ordinance take effect immediately after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsored By: Edward Whitmore

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Introduced: March 5, 2002
Passed First Reading: March 5, 2002
Referred to: Planning Commission - Approved 9-0 (1/10/02)
Traffic & Parking Commission - Approved 7-0 (2/11/02)
Public Works Committee
Traffic & Parking Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
Passed Second Reading: March 19, 2002
Passed Third Reading: April 2, 2002
Approved: April 3, 2002
By: Mayor Bill Purcell