A resolution authorizing the Director of Public Property, or his designee, to exercise options to purchase real property (Map 182-00 Parcel 040.00 and Map 181-00 Parcel 022.00) for use in the Mill Creek greenway system and as park land (Proposal No. 2007M-250G-12A&B).

Whereas, pursuant to the terms of the agreements attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibits A and B to this resolution, the Metropolitan Government holds options to purchase certain property abutting Mill Creek; 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;

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 2.24.250(F) of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, the Director of Public Property Administration has negotiated options (EXHIBITS A & B) to acquire real property located in Davidson County being Map No. 182-00, Parcel 040.00 and Map No. 181-00 Parcel 022.00, and incorporated into this resolution by reference; and

Whereas, the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation has approved the purchase of the Property; and,

Whereas, portions of the property will be used to construct, operate and maintain portions of the greenway system; and

Whereas, it is in the best interest of the citizens of Nashville and Davidson County to approve the purchase of said property;

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:

Section 1. The Director of Public Property, or his designee, is hereby authorized to exercise the option to purchase the property (Davidson County Tax Map 182-00-0 Parcel 040.00 and Map181-00-0 Parcel 022.00) as shown in Exhibits C & D 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 requiring it.

Sponsored by: Parker Toler, Randy Foster, Erik Cole

Attachment(s) on file in the Metropolitan Clerk's Office

Amendment No. 1
Resolution No. RS2008-152

Madam President:

I move to amend RS2008-152 by substituting the option contract incorporated into the third recital clause as Exhibit B with the attached new Exhibit B.

Sponsored by: Parker Toler

Attachment(s) on file in the Metropolitan Clerk's Office


Referred to: Budget & Finance Committee
Parks Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
Introduced: February 5, 2008
Deferred: February 5, 2008
Amended: February 19, 2008
Adopted: February 19, 2008
Approved: February 25, 2008