Welcome to year two

There is a Metro Council Meeting tonight at 6:00 pm… An agenda has been provided, and you can watch the meeting live via channel 3 or stream live on your electronic devices. Also, please do not respond to this email... You can reach me at [email protected]

There's a public hearing, and we are meeting in person for the first time since March. You can join us, we'll be at the Music City Center.

Over the past week or so, I had the opportunity to unplug and have a stay-cation... This was extremely needed and helpful. The meeting tonight will be the first meeting of my second year to serve as your Council Member. During my time away, I had a chance to reflect on the year, and we have made some great strides to address some of our campaign key issues... We set out to add much-needed infrastructure investments: As you look around, we have new pavement, streetlights, crosswalks, and added more sidewalks. Thank you for your help and for sharing areas that could use these upgrades. We wanted to Decrease Crime and Increase Transparency... I know crime still happens in our communities, but our precinct Commanders see a decrease in violent offenses. We also wanted to mitigate dumping... This is a work in progress. My goal is to provide healthy environments in our communities. I have begun this process to slow the dumping and, with your help, continue to work towards our goal!  Lastly, we wanted to have smart growth and unified communities... I know that the COVID-19 pandemic has paused our meetings, but we began this term with transparency and communication regarding the growth we would like to see in our neighborhoods. As the city continues to boom, we will play a huge role, and as development comes I am committed to growth that works for you and your neighbors.

Happy FALL!!

You are invited to the Nashville North Collaborative's Fall Family Drive-In and Get Out The Vote Rally on October 31st at Ted Rhoades Soccer Fields inMetro Center.

Complete your Census Today!

District 21 in Nashville, our District, has one of the lowest Census response rates throughout the State of Tennessee. Please reach out to me if you'd like to help move the Census forward. Don't forget to complete your Census. You can visit 2020Census.Gov to complete it now. The 2020 Census has been extended for another month, so please take advantage of this opportunity.

What to expect tonight:

RS2020-546 - This is a resolution to approve CARES Act funding of $32,100,000 to be appropriated to various Metro Government departments to reimburse from COVID-19 spending on items such as, but not limited to, Hazard Pay for employees, Lab testing costs, PPE, and safety supplies, staffing and temporary labor, etc. 

RS2020-552 -WEGO Transit is working to bring a Transit station to North Nashville at 26th Ave N and Clarksville Hwy. This resolution is one of the first steps to making this possibility a reality.

Substitute BL2020-224 -Introduced by me... This bill will require landlords of residential property to provide a notice of an intent to list the property for sale. The current bill reads a 90-day notice, but we have amended the bill to 30-days notice.

Dates to remember:

  • All in-person meetings (large/small groups or one-on-one) that I have scheduled are postponed in light of the increasing COVID-19 concerns and will not be rescheduled until further notice. 

Lets Connect:

I invite all District 21 residents to reach out to me directly with any information or concerns in our community. Email is the best form of communication, but invite you to call me as well. My contact information is below.

Contact information: Email - [email protected] / Phone: 615.946.9700

Best regards,

Brandon

 

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