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Resolution RS2019-1575

A resolution authorizing the Director of Public Property, or his designee, to exercise option agreements for the purchase of various flood-prone properties, for Metro Water Services (MWS Project No. 17WS0001 and Proposal No. 2019M-002PR-001).

WHEREAS, it is in the public interest for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County to acquire certain flood-prone property; and,

WHEREAS, the properties located at 161 Harrington Avenue, 261 Neelys Bend Road, and 104 Peggy Street are flood-prone; 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 the terms of the agreements attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibits 1-3, the Metropolitan Government holds Options to purchase those certain real properties as shown in Section 1 below; and,

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Planning Commission approved mandatory referral No. 2019M 002PR-001 on December 17, 2018, for acquisition of the properties; and,

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the citizens of Nashville and Davidson County to approve the purchase of said properties.


Section 1. The Director of Public Property, or his designee, is hereby authorized to exercise the options to purchase three properties as shown and described in Exhibits 1-3, which are attached hereto and incorporated by reference and to execute the necessary documents pertaining thereto.

Tax Map - Parcel Address Council District
052-01-0 068.00 161 Harrington Avenue, 37115 9
052-01-0 069.00 161 Harrington Avenue, 37115 9
052-01-0 110.00 261 Neelys Bend Road, 37115 9
052-01-0 111.00 261 Neelys Bend Road, 37115 9
042-16-0 031.00 104 Peggy Street, 37115 8

Section 2. This resolution shall take effect upon passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.


Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne, Freddie O'Connell

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Legislative History

Referred toPlanning Commission - Approved
Budget and Finance Committee
Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee
Public Works Committee

IntroducedFebruary 5, 2019

AdoptedFebruary 5, 2019

ApprovedFebruary 6, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 02/11/2019 9:09 AM