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File #: BL2021-692    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Indefinitely Deferred
File created: 3/12/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 8/15/2023 Final action:
Title: An ordinance approving the expansion plans for a solid waste processing facility located at 4651 Amy Lynn Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37218.
Sponsors: Jonathan Hall
Attachments: 1. BL2021-692 Exhibit
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An ordinance approving the expansion plans for a solid waste processing facility located at 4651 Amy Lynn Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37218.

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WHEREAS, on May 2, 2017, the Council for the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County (the "Council") approved Ordinance No. BL2016-484, making applicable to Metropolitan Government the provisions of Part 7 of Chapter 211 of Title 68 of the Tennessee Code Annotated to require local approval of landfills, solid waste disposal facilities, and solid waste processing facilities prior to the construction of such facilities; and
WHEREAS, Tenn. Code Ann. ?68-211-701 provides that no construction shall be initiated for any new landfill for solid waste disposal or for solid waste processing until the plans for such new landfill have been submitted to and approved by the county legislative body or governing body of the municipality in which the proposed landfill is located; and
WHEREAS, Tenn. Code Ann. ?68-211-701 further provides that, prior to accepting any waste that would require a change in the classification of a landfill, the landfill operator shall first submit the proposal to accept the waste to the county legislative body; and
WHEREAS, Waste Management, Inc. of Tennessee - Southern Services, located at 4651 Amy Lynn Drive, Suite 1, Nashville, Tennessee 37218, has submitted an application, attached hereto and incorporated herein as an Exhibit to this ordinance, for a Class III landfill expansion; and
WHEREAS, the proposed expansion would apply to a facility consisting of a Class III landfill accepting demolition debris and yard waste located at 4651 Amy Lynn Drive, Nashville, TN 37218 upon a parcel zoned IR; and
WHEREAS, the amount of waste to be handled, processed, and/or stored by the proposed facility totals 1,500 tons per day; and
WHEREAS, on March 24, 2021, the Davidson County Solid Waste Region Board denied Waste Management's application for the expansion of this landfill; and
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