ORDINANCE NO. BL2003-46
An ordinance authorizing the acquisition of property by negotiation or condemnation for the purpose of acquiring water mains, sanitary sewers, reservoirs, and stormwater easements for use in public projects of the Metropolitan Government and specifically with relation to Project No. 03-D-0404, Lauderdale Road Public Utility Drainage Easement, Stormwater (Proposal No.2003M-078U-10).
WHEREAS, Section 2.01 of the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County grants to government the power to provide for the creation, maintenance, building, purchase and operation of water mains, sanitary sewers, reservoirs, stormwater, and appurtenances, and Chapters 4 and 5 of Article 8 of the Charter of the Metropolitan Government designate the departments of the Metropolitan Government whose function, duty and authority relates to water mains, sanitary sewers, reservoirs, stormwater, and appurtenances, and the operation thereof; and,
WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County is granted the power by Section 2.01 of the Metropolitan Charter to provide for the taking and appropriation of real property within the area of the Metropolitan Government for any public purpose when the public convenience requires it, and also power to purchase real estate for any public purpose; and
WHEREAS, it is in the public interest that easements be acquired to permit the construction of water mains, sanitary sewers, reservoirs, stormwater, and/or appurtenances within the area designated for the construction of Project No. 03-D-0404, Lauderdale Rd. Public Utility Drainage Easement, funded under the Capital Improvement Budget No. 04WS0023; and
WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Planning Commission of Nashville and Davidson County has approved this acquisition on July 10, 2003, Proposal No. 2003M-078U-10.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY.
SECTION 1. The Director of Public Property Administration, or his designee, is hereby authorized to acquire by negotiation or condemnation the following described easements. The land so described for the purpose of constructing, maintaining and operating water mains, sanitary sewers, reservoirs, stormwater, and/or appurtenances. The initial project to be constructed in the easements described hereinafter is designated as Project No. 03-D-0404, Lauderdale Rd. Public Utility Drainage Easement, the same being for a public purpose and the public convenience requiring it. The easements to be acquired are shown on the plans for Project No. 03-D-0404, Lauderdale Rd. Public Utility Drainage Easement, on record in the Office of the Director of the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, and said plans are made a part hereof as though copied herein. A list of easement numbers, property owners, and map and parcel numbers is attached hereto and made a part hereof as if written verbatim herein.
SECTION 2. The Director of Public Property Administration, or his designee,
is hereby authorized and directed, if necessary, to take and appropriate by
condemnation proceedings the real estate described in Section 1 hereof in the
name of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for use
as utility easements for the construction, operation and maintenance of water
mains, sanitary sewers, reservoirs, stormwater, and/or appurtenances. All necessary
and incidental costs of easements herein authorized to be acquired will be
paid from funds authorized from the Metro Water Services Stormwater Fund.
SECTION 3. Amendments to this legislation may be processed by resolution.
SECTION 4. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: John Summers
|Introduced:||November 4, 2003|
|Passed First Reading:||November 4, 2003|
|Referred to:||Planning Commission
- Approved 9-0 (07/10/2003)
Budget & Finance Committee
Public Works Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
|Deferred:||November 18, 2003|
|Passed Second Reading:||December 2, 2003|
|Passed Third Reading:||December 16, 2003|
|Approved:||December 18, 2003|