An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County by abandoning a portion of Gay Street and 10th Avenue North right-of-way (Proposal Number 2016M-005AB-001).

WHEREAS, it is the desire of all the abutting property owners that said abandonment be accomplished; and,

WHEREAS, the closure has been requested by Barge, Waggoner, Sumner & Cannon, Inc.,
Applicant; and,

WHEREAS, there is no future need for said portion of right-of-way for Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.


Section 1. That the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, as enacted by Ordinance No. 2015-69, be and is hereby amended, as follows:

Gay Street from CSX right-of-way on the west side to CSX right-of-way that is parallel to 10th Circle North and 10th Avenue North from Jo Johnston Avenue to Nelson Merry Street, 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, is hereby abandoned except for certain easements herein described, which shall be retained.

Section 2. 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(s) 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 to do any and all things necessary and incidental thereto.

Section 3. 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 any other pertinent departments of the Metropolitan Government or other governmental agency, including the Nashville Electric Service.

Section 4. That the Director of the Department of Public Works be and hereby is authorized and directed, upon the enactment and approval of this ordinance, to cause said change to be made on said Record 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. 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: Freddie O'Connell, Burkley Allen, Jeremy Elrod

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Introduced: April 5, 2016
Passed First Reading: April 5, 2016
Referred to: Planning Commission - Approved
Traffic & Parking Commission - Approved
Public Works Committee
Traffic, Parking & Transportation Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
Passed Second Reading: April 19, 2016
Passed Third Reading: May 3, 2016
Approved: May 4, 2016
By: Mayor's signature

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