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File #: BL2021-681    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 3/4/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action: 4/20/2021
Title: An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by renaming a portion of Division Street from 8th Avenue South to 9th Avenue South to "Old Division Street". (Proposal Number 2021M-001SR-001).
Sponsors: Freddie OConnell, Kathleen Murphy, Bob Nash
Attachments: 1. BL2021-681 Property Map, 2. Historical Commission Staff Report
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An ordinance to amend the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by renaming a portion of Division Street from 8th Avenue South to 9th Avenue South to "Old Division Street". (Proposal Number 2021M-001SR-001).
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WHEREAS, the request for the street name change has been submitted by 19th District Council Member Colby Sledge, applicant; and,
WHEREAS, after the realignment of Division Street there was an original section of Division Street remaining between 8th Ave S and 9th Ave South resulting in two separate roadways having the same name; and,
WHEREAS, the existing two different roadways with the name of Division Street is a safety issue and could cause Emergency Service delays; and,
WHEREAS, the proposed request to change the name of this right-of-way has been submitted to and approved by the Metropolitan Planning Commission, and other relevant agencies of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, in accordance with Metropolitan Code ? 13.08.015; and,
WHEREAS, the community deems it appropriate that said name be changed.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the Geographic Information Systems Street and Alley Centerline Layer for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, as enacted by Ordinance No. BL2020-555, be and is hereby amended, as follows:
Renaming a section of Division Street to "Old Division Street", extending from 8th Ave S to 9th Ave S, between Division Street and Gleaves Street, all of which is more particularly described by lines, words and figures on the sketch, which is attached hereto and made a part of this ordinance as though copied herein.
Section 2. The Director of the Department of Public Works is hereby authorized and directed, upon the enactment and approval of this ordinance, to cause said change to be made ...

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