Jason Holleman is an experienced leader who is ready to serve from Day One.
Over almost eight years on the Metro Council, Jason’s legislative agenda has mirrored his commitment to preserve and promoting the quality of life for folks who call Nashville home. From facilitating community meetings across his district on every major development proposal to carrying the voice of his constituents at Zoning, Planning and Historic Commission meetings, from standing as the Lead Sponsor on the measure to establish a comprehensive master plan process for the Tennessee State Fairgrounds to the immeasurable hours behind the scenes, working with colleagues throughout the Council to develop and pass common sense legislation for environmental protections, Jason has built his reputation as an engaged and persistent leader on behalf of this community.
Since 2007, Jason has been :
- Lead Sponsor with Cosponsor Councilman Claiborne on BL2011-922 to incentivize the preservation of Nashville’s historic and vintage signs
- Lead Sponsor on BL2014-725 amending street setback requirements to better integrate new development in established single-family and two-family neighborhoods.
- Lead sponsor with Co-sponsor Councilman Hollin on BL2011-820, Amendment #2, to establish a comprehensive master planning process for the future of the Tennessee State Fairgrounds
- Lead Sponsor with Co-sponsors Councillady Dowell, Councillady Johnson, Councilman Bedne and Councillady Allen on BL-2012-182 allowing for the sale of handcrafted goods on agricultural lands in Davidson County
- Lead Sponsor with Co-sponsors Councilman Cole and Councilman Jameson on BL2010-734 to implement Mayor Dean’s Green Ribbon Committee recommendation to establish a “green parking” program in Davidson County
- Lead Sponsor with Co-sponsors Councilman Jameson and Councillady Moore on BL2009-501 to establish a “Community Education Commission” to establish an independent governance structure for community education programs in Nashville
- Lead sponsor with Co-sponsors Councillady Barry, Councillady LaLonde, Councilman Cole, Councilman Mitchell, Councilman Jameson, Councilman Jernigan, and Councillady Gilmore on BL2009-479 to expand opportunities for community gardens within our city’s urban core
- Lead sponsor with Co-sponsors Councillady Barry, Councillady Page, Councillady Evans, Councilman McGuire, Councilman Mitchell, Councilman Cole, and Councilman Jameson on BL2009-464 to establish height limits on LED signs adjacent to residences
- Lead sponsor with Co-Sponsor Councilman Jernigen on BL2008-259, Amendment #1, to strengthen the noise ordinance requirements for industrial facilities located in residential areas.
In addition, Jason has:
- Co-sponsored BL2011-900 to establish parameters for “mother-in-law” apartments in historic districts with Co-sponsors Councillady LaLonde, Councillady Gilmore, Councillady Evans, Councilman Hollin, Councilman Jameson, and Councillady Moore
- Co-sponsored BL2010-794 to prohibit future floodway development and better regulate floodplain development following the May 2010 flood with Co-sponsors Councilman Jernigan, Councilman Jameson, and Councilman Forkum
- Co-sponsored BL2008-345 to establish a “Green Streets” program in Nashville with Co-Sponsors Councilman Toler, Councillady Evans, Councilman Jameson, Councilman Cole, Councillady Barry, and Councilman Foster
- Co-sponsoed BL2008-308 to establish a program to provide assistance to low-income, elderly Davidson County residents with Co-Sponsors Councilman Forkum, Councilman Tygard, Councilman Harrison, Councilman Crafton, Councilman Ryman, Councillady Moore, Councillady Wilhoite, and Councilman Toler
- Co-sponsored BL2007-45 to streamline construction approvals in historic neighborhoods with Co-Sponsors Councilman Jameson, Councillady Evans, Councilman McGuire, and Councilman Durban