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File #: RS2020-615    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/22/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 11/5/2020 Final action: 11/5/2020
Title: A resolution approving an intergovernmental agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, the Electric Power Board of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, and the United States Department of Justice, Division of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, for the interoperability of the digital/analog 800 MHZ radio communication system.
Sponsors: Jennifer Gamble
Attachments: 1. RS2020-615, 2. RS2020-615 Agreement
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A resolution approving an intergovernmental agreement between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, the Electric Power Board of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, and the United States Department of Justice, Division of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, for the interoperability of the digital/analog 800 MHZ radio communication system.
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WHEREAS, Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County ("Metro"), the Electric Power Board of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County ("NES"), collectively ("System Operators"), have constructed a fully integrated, digital/analog 800 MHZ radio communication system, hereinafter the ("System"); and,
WHEREAS, the System is used for public safety purposes to enhance dispatching services and improve response; and,
WHEREAS, the United States Department of Justice, Division of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms ("ATF") is a public agency, as defined by Tennessee Code Annotated Section 12-9-103, and has a duty to promote public safety; and,
WHEREAS, ATF has requested to be granted interoperability with the system; and,
WHEREAS, access to the System would enhance ATF's ability to discharge its public safety duties and would also benefit Metro's efforts to provide public safety.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1: That the Intergovernmental Agreement, attached hereto and incorporated herein, between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, the Electric Power Board of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and the United States Department of Justice, Division of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms for the interoperability of the digital/analog 800 MHZ radio communication system., is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.
Section 2: Amendments to this legislation shall be passed by Resolution.
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