RESOLUTION NO. R98-1159
A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROPERTY TO EXERCISE AN OPTION TO PURCHASE REAL PROPERTY (TAX MAP 117-11, PARCEL 85; 3611 BENHAM AVENUE) ON WHICH TO CONSTRUCT THE NEW GREEN HILLS BRANCH OF THE METROPOLITAN PUBLIC LIBRARY.
WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Metropolitan Government to construct a new facility to replace the current Green Hills branch of the Public Library; and
WHEREAS, Section 2.24.250(F) of the Metropolitan Code of Laws provides:
"Where land in fee simple is being purchased for purposes other than for rights-of-way for highways, streets, roads, alleys and other places for vehicular traffic, the director of public property administration shall negotiate for the purchase of such property and seek to obtain from the owner an option to sell to the metropolitan government at a fixed price, subject to the approval of the metropolitan council by resolution, and no purchase shall be consummated until it has been so approved by the metropolitan council."; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to section 2.24.250(F) of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Director of Public Property Administration has negotiated an option to purchase certain property located in Davidson County as listed in Exhibit A and incorporated into this Resolution by reference; and
WHEREAS, it is deemed in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government to approve the purchase of listed properties.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY, TENNESSEE:
SECTION 1. The Director of Public Property Administration is hereby authorized to exercise the option to purchase 3611 Benham Avenue (Tax Map 117-11, Parcel 85) as shown on Exhibit A and to execute the necessary documents pertaining thereto.
SECTION 2. This Resolution shall take effect upon passage, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, requiring it.
Sponsored by: David Kleinfelter