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File #: BL2020-491    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 10/8/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 12/15/2020
Title: An ordinance extending the boundaries of the Urban Services District within the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to include certain properties located in Council District 3 and approving the Plan of Services, as more particularly described herein.
Sponsors: Jennifer Gamble
Attachments: 1. BL2020-491 AMDT, 2. BL2020-491, 3. BL2020-491 Exhibit A, 4. BL2020-491 Exhibit B, 5. BL2020-491 Owners List
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An ordinance extending the boundaries of the Urban Services District within the jurisdiction of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to include certain properties located in Council District 3 and approving the Plan of Services, as more particularly described herein.
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WHEREAS, Section 1.04 of the Charter of the Metropolitan Government provides that: The area of the urban services district may be expanded and its territorial limits extended by annexation whenever particular areas of the general services district come to need urban services, and the metropolitan government becomes able to provide such service within a reasonable period, which shall not be greater than one (1) year after ad valorem taxes in the annexed area become due; and

WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 6-51-123, provides that expansion of the Urban Services District may be accomplished using the method applicable at the time the Metro Charter was adopted; and

WHEREAS, the Public Acts of 1955, Chapter 113 (the "1955 Act) and the Public Acts of 1961, Chapter 320 (the "1961 Act") provide for the methodology to expand the Urban Services District, including the requirement that a Plan of Services be adopted prior to the annexation of any territory; and
WHEREAS, the 1955 Act provides that when it appears that the prosperity of a municipality and territory will be materially impeded and the safety and welfare of the inhabitants and property endangered, after notice and public hearing, by ordinance, such municipality may extend its corporate limits by annexation of such territory adjoining its existing boundaries as may be deemed necessary for the welfare of the residents and property owners of the affected territory as well as the municipality as a whole...; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to requirements of the 1961 Act, the Metropolitan Planning Commission considered and approved on ________, 2020, a Plan of Services, attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhi...

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