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File #: RS2022-1507    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/20/2022 In control: Affordable Housing Committee
On agenda: 6/7/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: A resolution approving an option agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the State of Tennessee authorizing the purchase of the property located at 88 Hermitage Avenue (Parcel No. 09311024100) (Proposal No. 2022M-019AG-001).
Sponsors: Freddie OConnell, Burkley Allen, Brett Withers
Attachments: 1. Agreement, 2. Proposed Late Amendment - RS2022-1507 - Johnston
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A resolution approving an option agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the State of Tennessee authorizing the purchase of the property located at 88 Hermitage Avenue (Parcel No. 09311024100) (Proposal No. 2022M-019AG-001).
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WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the State of Tennessee ("the State") desire to enter into an Option Agreement, attached hereto and incorporated herein, pertaining to certain property owned by the State located at 88 Hermitage Avenue (Parcel No. 09311024100) for use as part of the public park system; and,
WHEREAS, Section 2.24.250(F) of the Metropolitan Code of Laws provides:
Where land in fee simple is being purchased for purposes other than for rights-of-way for highways, streets, roads, alleys and other places for vehicular traffic, the director of public property administration shall negotiate for the purchase of such property and seek to obtain from the owner an option to sell to the Metropolitan government at a fixed price, subject to the approval of the Metropolitan Council by resolution, and no purchase shall be consummated until it has been so approved by the Metropolitan Council; and,
WHEREAS, the Board of Parks and Recreation has approved the acquisition of this property; and,
WHEREAS, approval of the Option Agreement and authorizing the Director of Public Property to purchase said properties from the State is in the best interest of the citizens of Nashville and Davidson County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Option Agreement attached hereto, between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the State of Tennessee granting the Metropolitan Government an option to purchase the property located at 88 Hermitage Avenue (Parcel No. 09311024100), is hereby approved.
Section 2. The Director of Public Property, or his design...

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