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File #: RS2021-810    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/5/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 3/16/2021 Final action: 3/16/2021
Title: A resolution appropriating the amount of $18,838,300.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for various departments of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs
Attachments: 1. RS2021-810 General Fund Information Sheets

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A resolution appropriating the amount of $18,838,300.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for various departments of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $120,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Codes and Building Safety for building repairs and equipment.

Section 2.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $2,930,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Department of General Services for building repairs and equipment.

Section 3.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $7,346,300.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Information Technology Services Department for equipment.

Section 4.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $23,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Metropolitan Nashville Community Oversight for equipment.

Section 5.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $1,250,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Metropolitan Parks and Recreation for building repairs and equipment.

Section 6.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $500,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Metropolitan Public Works Department for repairs and equipment.

Section 7.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $1,406,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department for equipment.

Section 8.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $2,500,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Nashville Fire Department for building repairs and equipment.

Section 9.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $1,063,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Nashville General Hospital for building repairs and equipment.

Section 10.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $1,700,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Nashville Public Library building repairs and equipment.

Section 11.                     As required by Ordinance No. 086-1534, information justifying the appropriations is set forth in the "General Fund Reserve Fund (4% Fund) Information Sheets" attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

Section 12.                     Where applicable, the Purchasing Agent shall procure equipment and repairs specified in the attachments in accordance with the established purchasing procedures; provided that purchases of computer equipment and software hereunder shall be based upon a recommendation from the appropriate department and the Information Systems Director.

Section 13.                     The Director of Finance may schedule acquisitions authorized herein to ensure an appropriate balance in the Fund.

Section 14.                     This resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

 

Agenda Analysis

Analysis

 

This resolution appropriates $18,838,300 from the General Fund Reserve Fund (4% Fund) to 10 departments for various purchases of equipment and building repairs. Section 6.14 of the Metropolitan Charter requires that 4% of all the general fund revenue of the General Services District be set aside each year solely for the purchase of equipment and building repairs.

 

By Ordinance No. O86-1534 and Section 5.04.015.F of the Metro Code of Laws, allocations from the General Fund Reserve Fund must each be supported by an information sheet, which are attached to the resolution. The resolution further provides in part: “The Director of Finance may schedule acquisitions authorized herein to ensure an appropriate balance in the Fund.”

 

The following departments would receive funding:

                     Department of Codes and Building Safety -- $120,000 to reconfigure the Codes office and for Cityworks - STRP & Landlord Registration Online.

                     Department of General Services -- $2,930,000 for new and replacement fleet vehicles and Knowles/Bordeaux deferred maintenance and equipment/repairs.

                     Department of Information Technology Services -- $7,346,300 for PC replacement fund, Microsoft OS/SQL, Data Center EoL/EoS Equipment, network and infrastructure equipment and services, and software and licensing.

                     Metro Nashville Community Oversight -- $23,000 for network upgrades to Washington Square Office to receive body-worn camera videos and files.

                     Department of Parks and Recreation -- $1,250,000 for maintenance, equipment, and supplies for park system, residential/neighborhood community centers, Golf/Sportsplex/Wave County/Parthenon, culture, arts and nature centers, parks administration, and for tree maintenance.

                     Department of Public Works -- $500,000 for miscellaneous equipment and repairs, road salt replenishment, and right-of-way tree/landscaping repairs.

                     Metropolitan Nashville Police Department -- $1,406,000 for MDCs for 39 police car buildouts, training facility portable/storage/gage, and homicide and fraud units buildout.

                     Nashville Fire Department -- $2,500,000 for logistics - medical and safety supplies, repairs and maintenance of facilities, and technology for fire stations and front-line apparatus.

                     Nashville General Hospital -- $1,063,000 for equipment and renovation include fracture table, intra-aortic balloon pump, CT machine, and refurbish angio suite for interventional rad-angio lab.

                     Nashville Public Library -- $1,700,000 for books, periodicals, and library materials and miscellaneous repairs.

 

A housekeeping amendment is anticipated to correct a fund number.