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File #: RS2020-552    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action: 10/6/2020
Title: A resolution authorizing The Industrial Development Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to a Neighborhood Transit Center to be located at the intersection of Clarksville Pike and 26th Avenue North
Sponsors: Brandon Taylor, Kyonzte Toombs
Attachments: 1. RS2020-552_D-20-09591_Neighborhood Transit, 2. 09591-Resolution-IDB-PILOT-transit center-Clarksville Pk-26th Ave N
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A resolution authorizing The Industrial Development Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to negotiate and accept payments in lieu of ad valorem taxes with respect to a Neighborhood Transit Center to be located at the intersection of Clarksville Pike and 26th Avenue North
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WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (the "Metropolitan Government") is vitally interested in the economic welfare of its citizens and wishes to provide the necessary leadership to enhance this area's capabilities for growth and development; and,
WHEREAS, the provision of jobs to area citizens by local business is both necessary and vital to the economic well-being of the Metropolitan Government; and,
WHEREAS, pursuant to the Industrial Development Corporations Act, currently codified at Tenn. Code Ann. ?? 7-53-101 through 315 (such act, as heretofore or hereafter amended, referred to as the "Act"), the General Assembly of the State of Tennessee (the "General Assembly") has authorized the incorporation of public corporations known as "industrial development boards" in municipalities in the State of Tennessee (the "State"); and,
WHEREAS, the Industrial Development Board of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (the "Board") has been duly organized and incorporated in compliance with the Act; and,
WHEREAS, the General Assembly has found and declared that the Board is performing a public function on behalf of the Metropolitan Government and that the Board is a public instrumentality of the Metropolitan Government; and,
WHEREAS, the Supreme Court of Tennessee (the "Supreme Court") has found that the Board is an agency or instrumentality of the Metropolitan Government; and,
WHEREAS, the Act expressly incorporates by reference the statement of public policy set forth in Section 3 of Chapter 209 of the Public Acts of 1955; and,
WHEREAS, Chapter 209 of the Public Acts of 1955 states that the declar...

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