A resolution authorizing the Director of Public Property, or his designee, to exercise an option to purchase a part of that real property known as Map 174-00 Parcel 6.00 for recreational use in the Mill Creek Greenway system (Proposal No. 2013M-039PR-001).

Whereas, pursuant to the terms of the agreement attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibit A to this resolution, the Metropolitan Government holds an option to purchase certain property; 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 (EXHIBIT A) to acquire real property located in Davidson County being a part of that property known as Davidson County Tax Map 174-00 Parcel 6.00 and incorporated into this resolution by reference; and

Whereas, the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation has approved the acceptance 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 (Part of Davidson County Tax Map 174-00 Parcel 6.00) as shown in EXHIBIT A and to execute the necessary documents pertaining thereto.

Section 2. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsored by: Jacobia Dowell, Ronnie Steine, Charlie Tygard, Walter Hunt

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Referred to: Planning Commission - Approved
Budget & Finance Committee
Parks Committee
Planning & Zoning Committee
Introduced: November 5, 2013
Adopted: November 5, 2013
Approved: November 6, 2013
By: mayor's signature

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