ORDINANCE NO. BL2012-336
An ordinance providing the honorary designation of “Riverside Memorial Boulevard” for Riverside Drive in East Nashville from Shelby Park to its terminus.
WHEREAS, Riverside Drive in East Nashville is a roadway that has been designated as a memorial to the fallen soldiers of World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War; and
WHEREAS, Ordinance No. BL2012-262 amended Chapter 13.08 of the Metropolitan Code to permit the use of honorary street names and signs without amending the Official Street and Alley Acceptance and Maintenance Map for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, and without requiring residents and businesses to change their address; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council provide an honorary street name of “Riverside Memorial Boulevard” for Riverside Drive to honor those who gave their lives serving our country in these foreign wars.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Riverside Drive from Shelby Park to its terminus, all of which is more particularly described by lines, words and figures on the sketch which is attached hereto as Exhibit A and made a part of this Ordinance as though copied herein, is hereby given the honorary street name “Riverside Memorial Boulevard”.
Section 2. This honorary street designation does not require businesses and residents located on Riverside Drive to change their street address.
Section 3. The Department of Public Works is hereby authorized and directed, upon the enactment and approval of this Ordinance, to install the appropriate signage designating this section of roadway as “Riverside Memorial Boulevard” in accordance with § 13.08.025 of the Metropolitan Code.
Section 4. This Ordinance shall take effect immediately after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Anthony Davis, Peter Westerholm
|Introduced:||December 18, 2012|
|Passed First Reading:||December 18, 2012|
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee
Public Works Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||January 8, 2013|
|Passed Third Reading:||January 15, 2013|
|Approved:||January 16, 2013|