RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-646
A resolution declaring surplus and authorizing the grant of real property to certain nonprofit organizations, (Proposal No. 2017M-014PR-001), and authorizing grants not exceeding $1,775,904.30 from the Barnes Fund for Affordable Housing to certain nonprofit organizations selected for the express purpose of constructing and rehabilitating affordable or workforce housing.
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government owns certain parcels of property identified as Exhibits A through Q (the “Properties”), as shown in Section 1 below; and,
WHEREAS, Section 7-3-314(e) of the Tennessee Code Annotated (the “Act”) permits a metropolitan government by resolution of its governing body to authorize the conveyance of the real property acquired pursuant to a delinquent tax sale by grant to a nonprofit organization; and,
WHEREAS, the Act requires that no property may be granted prior to the expiration of the statutory redemption period; and,
WHEREAS, the Act requires that all such property be used to construct affordable and workforce housing for residents of Davidson County; and,
WHEREAS, on September 12, 2016, the Metropolitan Housing Trust Fund Commission issued a request for application to qualified nonprofit organizations to participate in the nonprofit housing development grant program; and,
WHEREAS, Woodbine Community Organization, Inc., has been selected to receive a grant conveying seventeen parcels as shown on the Attached Exhibits A through Q; and,
WHEREAS, the requirements of Section 7-3-314(e) of the Act have been met as to the Properties; and,
WHEREAS, the grant process has conformed to the requirements of Tennessee law; and,
WHEREAS, Section 7-3-314 of the Tennessee Code Annotated states that metropolitan forms of government may provide financial assistance to a nonprofit organization in accordance with the guidelines of the Metropolitan Government; and,
WHEREAS, Section 5.04.070 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws provides that the Metropolitan Council may by Resolution appropriate funds for the financial aid of nonprofit organizations; and,
WHEREAS, pursuant to the regulations and procedures of the Metropolitan Housing Trust Fund Commission, the Metropolitan Housing Trust Fund Commission has accepted the recommendations of the Barnes Fund Review Committee that the appropriated funds be distributed to the nonprofit organizations: Rebuilding Together Nashville, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville, and Woodbine Community Organization; and,
WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant contract be approved.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council declares the following parcels of land, owned in fee simple by the Metropolitan Government, and described in Exhibits A through Q attached hereto and incorporated herein, to be surplus.
Map-Parcel No. Address / Location Lot Council Exhibit
059-12-0 026.00 105 Highland Trace Cove 38 x 126 02 A
059-12-0 048.00 2416 Woodale Lane 75 x 152 02 B
071-10-0 033.00 515 Weakley Avenue 50 x 150 02 C
105-04-0 192.00 5 Garden Street 50 x 120 17 D
093-16-0 008.00 121 Charles E Davis Blvd 35 x 150 19 E
093-16-0 180.00 92 Fain Street 36 x 165 19 F
093-16-0 361.00 87 Donelson Street 50 x 150 19 G
081-08-0 059.00 1927 Delta Avenue 40 x 168 21 H
081-10-0 132.00 2525 Delk Avenue 59 x 304 21 I
081-10-0 150.00 2508 Finland Street 176 x 140 21 J
081-11-0 198.00 1613 17th Avenue North 50 x 170 21 K
081-15-0 327.00 1708 Knowles Street 40 x 140 21 L
081-15-0 405.00 1603 Heiman Street 39 x 153 21 M
091-08-0 12.000 1016 40th Avenue North 50 x 125 21 N
091-08-0 265.00 923 42nd Avenue North 50 x 151 21 O
092-05-0 293.00 2912 Clifton Avenue 45 x 123 21 P
092-06-0 268.00 2617 Herman Street 36 x 106 21 Q
Section 2. The Metropolitan Government is hereby authorized to convey the properties listed in Section 1 to Woodbine Community Organization.
Section 3. The Metropolitan Housing Trust Fund Commission is hereby authorized to enter into a grant contract with Woodbine Community Organization for the express purpose of constructing affordable and workforce housing the terms and conditions of which is attached hereto as Exhibit R and incorporated herein. Such grant contract shall specify the terms and conditions under which the conveyance is to be made including a deed restriction requiring the property to be used exclusively for construction of affordable and workforce housing for residents of Davidson County as those terms may be defined in Tennessee Code Annotated § 5-9-113.
Section 4. In the event said property is not utilized by the Barnes Fund Affordable Housing Program after five (5) years from the date of passage of this resolution, the property shall revert back to the Division of Public Property unless otherwise previously conveyed.
Section 5. There is hereby appropriated $1,775,904.30 from the Barnes Fund for Affordable Housing to fund grants to three nonprofit organizations as follows:
$142,532.30 to Rebuilding Together Nashville;
$995,500.00 to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Nashville; and
$637,872.00 to Woodbine Community Organization.
Section 6. The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County is hereby authorized to enter into a grant contract with the nonprofit organizations listed in Section 6 above for the grant amounts designated therein, subject to the terms and conditions under which the grant funds are to be spent, attached hereto as Exhibit R through T and incorporated herein.
Section 7. 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: Fabian Bedne, Edward Kindall, Freddie O'Connell, Colby Sledge, John Cooper, Burkley Allen
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|Referred to:||Planning Commission - Approved
Ad-Hoc Affordable Housing Committee
Budget and Finance Committee
Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee
|Introduced:||April 18, 2017|
|Adopted:||April 18, 2017|
|Approved:||April 19, 2017|
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