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File #: RS2022-1326    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/22/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 4/5/2022 Final action: 4/5/2022
Title: A resolution requesting the Metropolitan Planning Commission and Metropolitan Planning Department review and amend as needed the current general plan for Nashville and Davidson County, NashvilleNext: A General Plan for Nashville & Davidson County, no later than June 30, 2023.
Sponsors: Jennifer Gamble, Brett Withers, Jonathan Hall, Kyonzte Toombs, Brandon Taylor
Attachments: 1. Proposed Substitute - RS2022-1326 - Gamble
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A resolution requesting the Metropolitan Planning Commission and Metropolitan Planning Department review and amend as needed the current general plan for Nashville and Davidson County, NashvilleNext: A General Plan for Nashville & Davidson County, no later than June 30, 2023.

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WHEREAS, the current general plan, NashvilleNext: A General Plan for Nashville & Davidson County, was initially adopted in June of 2015; and
WHEREAS, NashvilleNext includes a Land Use, Transportation, & Infrastructure elements section, an Access Nashville 2040 Transportation Plan, and a Major and Collector Streets Plan; and
WHEREAS, NashvilleNext also includes 14 Community Plans, which establish Community Character Policies to guide land use decisions throughout the county; and
WHEREAS, the process to create NashvilleNext engaged thousands of Nashvillians from throughout the county across three years; and
WHEREAS, many Metro Nashville Departments created or updated master plans to incorporate or reflect NashvilleNext, engaging many more Nashvillians; and
WHEREAS, NashvilleNext recommends an ongoing process to keep the Plan up to date as the General Plan for Nashville & Davidson County; and
WHEREAS, NashvilleNext was last comprehensively updated in 2017, at which time it incorporated the Walk n Bike Master, the nMotion Transit Plan, and the Plan to Play Parks Master Plan; and
WHEREAS, the Planning Department has prepared a number of small area updates to NashvilleNext, including Music Row, Haynes-Trinity, Dickerson Pike, Wedgewood Houston / Chestnut Hill, Lebanon Pike, Highland Heights, and Charlotte Pike, among others; and
WHEREAS, the Planning Department uses the Community Plan Amendment process to keep NashvilleNext up to date in areas beginning to undergo land use change; and
WHEREAS, the Planning Department has committed to maintaining contact with communities throughout the county, outside of development proposals and small-area studies; and
WHEREAS, the rate of growth and ...

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