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File #: RS2021-763    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/4/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action: 2/16/2021
Title: A resolution approving an intergovernmental agreement between the Emergency Communications District for Nashville-Davidson County ("ECD") and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County ("Metro") for funding improvements to the Department of Emergency Communications Center.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Jennifer Gamble
Attachments: 1. RS2021-763 agreement
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A resolution approving an intergovernmental agreement between the Emergency Communications District for Nashville-Davidson County ("ECD") and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County ("Metro") for funding improvements to the Department of Emergency Communications Center.
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WHEREAS, ECD is engaged in securing for and providing to the public more efficient emergency service in the form of enhanced 911 services; and,
WHEREAS, Metro is engaged in a process to make improvements to the Department of Emergency Communications Center located at 2060 15th Avenue South, including finish upgrades, systems upgrades to include mechanical, electrical and plumbing, and modifications to common areas, bathrooms, and support spaces, (the "Improvements"); and,
WHEREAS, the improvements will significantly improve the scope and efficiency of the 911 services provided to the residents of Davidson County; and,
WHEREAS, Metro has requested some financial assistance from ECD to make the improvements that will directly and positively impact the 911 dispatch services; and,
WHEREAS, Metro officials have calculated that the cost of the improvements will exceed $2,350,000; and,
WHEREAS, the ECD has agreed to fund a portion of the Improvements; and,
WHEREAS, it is in the public interest and within the scope of the authority of the ECD to contribute funding for the Improvements and support public-safety agencies; and,
WHEREAS, T.C.A. ? 7-86-106 grants ECD certain powers of a municipality under Tennessee law; and,
WHEREAS, T.C.A. ? 12-9-101 et seq. grants Tennessee municipalities authority to enter into interlocal agreements to achieve common objectives subject to the approval of their respective governing bodies by resolution or otherwise as provided by law; and
WHEREAS, T.C.A. ? 12-9-104 provides that intergovernmental agreements between public agencies may be approved by resolution.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NA...

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