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File #: BL2022-1410    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Indefinitely Deferred
File created: 8/30/2022 In control: Budget and Finance Committee
On agenda: 9/20/2022 Final action:
Title: An ordinance amending Chapters 6.04 and 13.08 of the Metropolitan Code to authorize the installation of interactive wayfinding kiosks within the public right-of-way, and authorizing the Metropolitan Planning Department and the Metropolitan Purchasing Agent to issue a request for proposals for wayfinding kiosks.
Sponsors: Freddie OConnell, Courtney Johnston, Zach Young, Nancy VanReece, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. Proposed Amendment - BL2022-1410 - Allen
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An ordinance amending Chapters 6.04 and 13.08 of the Metropolitan Code to authorize the installation of interactive wayfinding kiosks within the public right-of-way, and authorizing the Metropolitan Planning Department and the Metropolitan Purchasing Agent to issue a request for proposals for wayfinding kiosks.

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WHEREAS, an interactive wayfinding kiosk program (the "Kiosk Program") can provide interactive touchscreen devices within the public rights-of-way in high pedestrian traffic and/or commercial areas of Nashville to deliver various public benefits, including real-time transportation information, public health and safety information, social services information, parks and greenways information, bike share program information; community event information, and information regarding historic sites within walking distance; and

WHEREAS, a Kiosk Program may be tailored so that the kiosks can be installed at no cost to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County ("Metro"); and

WHEREAS, a Kiosk Program can rely on sponsorship and advertising revenue, which will generate revenue for Metro and other partnering organizations; and

WHEREAS, Section 6.04.020 of the Metropolitan Code provides that it is unlawful to place any sign or advertisement with the public right-of-way, although exemptions are recognized under Section 6.04.030; and

WHEREAS, Section 13.08.030 of the Metropolitan Code provides that no person or entity shall construct, install, operate, and/or maintain an encroachment in, on, over, or under any street, road, alley, sidewalk or other public way except when approved by the Metropolitan Council by ordinance; and

WHEREAS, in order to promote public health, safety, and welfare, it is in the best interests of Nashville's residents and visitors that Chapters 6.04 and 13.08 of the Metropolitan Code be amended to allow for a Kiosk Program in the public rights-of-way, and that the Metropolitan Planning and Metropolitan Purchasi...

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