RESOLUTION NO. RS2016-391
A resolution amending Ordinance BL2016-235, related to fees for various services provided by the Metropolitan Department of Public Works.
WHEREAS, The Department of Public Works (The Department) provides many valuable services to the public; and,
WHEREAS, the fees charged by the Department for various services are currently below the costs incurred by the Department for providing the same services, specifically in the Right of Way High Impact Area; and,
WHEREAS, Ordinance BL2016-235, as amended, increased various fees in order for the Department to recover the full amount of the costs it incurs for the services it is providing; and,
WHEREAS, additional amendments to the Ordinance are needed and BL2016-235, as approved by Council, authorized amendments to the Ordinance by resolution.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 2 of BL2016-235 shall be amended by deleting it in its entirety and replacing it with the following: “Permit Fees for Parking Meter Occupancy. When an excavation or obstruction prevents the use of parking spaces regulated by meter, a parking meter occupancy fee shall be paid by the permittee in accordance with rates established by the Traffic and Parking Commission.”
Section 2. That Section 3 of BL2016-235 shall be amended by deleting it in its entirety and replacing it with the following: “In addition to any other fees required by this chapter, permits requiring the temporary closure of the metropolitan government’s right-of-ways shall be subject to the following fees: The fee for closure permits shall be fifty-five dollars for five or less days, except within the Right-of-Way Permit High Impact Area, where the fee shall be one-hundred dollars for five or less days. Closures for longer than five days will be charged at the rate of ten dollars per day except within the Right-of-Way High Impact Area, where closures for longer than five days will be charged at the rate of twenty dollars per day. Closures in excess of ninety days are prohibited unless approved by the director. Fees for inspection services for special events and parades shall be charged based on time required at the rate of fifty dollars per hour, per inspector.”
Section 3. That Section 5 of BL2016-235 shall be amended by deleting the last sentence in its entirety.
Section 4. That Section 7 of BL2016-235 shall be amended deleting it in its entirety and replacing it with the following title: “Assistance of Mayor’s Office of Film and Special Events; Fees.”
The Mayor’s Office of Film and Special Events shall assist the Chief of Police in facilitating the processing of applications for and in the issuance of the parade permits provided for in this chapter. In connection therewith, with regard to parades being held for a recreational purpose, an administrative fee of one-hundred dollars shall be paid by the applicant for the cost of facilitating the application for an event being held within the Right of Way Permit High Impact Area (as defined in Metropolitan Code Section 13.20.030.D.1.), in the form of checks or money orders payable to the mayor’s office of film and special events. For events being held outside of the Right of Way Permit High Impact Area, the administrative fee for the cost of facilitating the application shall be fifty dollars, in the form of checks or money orders payable to the mayor’s office of film and special events.”
Section 5. 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: John Cooper, Jeremy Elrod
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee
Public Works Committee
|Introduced:||October 4, 2016|
|Adopted:||October 4, 2016|
|Approved:||October 5, 2016|
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