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File #: RS2021-837    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/26/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action: 4/20/2021
Title: A resolution providing amendments to the Charter of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, in accordance with Article 19, Section 19.01 thereof, and setting forth a brief description of each amendment to be placed upon the ballot.
Sponsors: Bob Mendes
Attachments: 1. RS2021-837 Amendment 1, 2. RS2021-837 Amendment 2
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A resolution providing amendments to the Charter of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, in accordance with Article 19, Section 19.01 thereof, and setting forth a brief description of each amendment to be placed upon the ballot.

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WHEREAS, Article 19, Section 19.01 of the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee provides that the Metropolitan Government shall not adopt a resolution proposing amendments to the Charter more often than twice during the term of office of members of the Metropolitan Council; and
WHEREAS, Article 19, Section 19.01 of the Charter further requires to be set forth in the adoption resolution a brief description of each amendment so worded so as to convey the meaning of said amendment; and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Metropolitan Council by adopting this resolution to fulfill these two Charter requirements.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. Pursuant to the provisions of Article 19, Section 19.01 of the Charter of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, the proposed amendments to the Charter of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, attached hereto, are submitted to the people for approval in the manner provided by Section 19.01 of the Charter.
Section 2. The date prescribed for holding of the referendum election at which the electorate of the Metropolitan Government will vote to ratify or reject the amendments proposed in Section 1 of this Resolution shall be June 14, 2021, or such other date set by the Davidson Election Commission for a referendum election regarding amendments to the Metropolitan Charter submitted by 4 Good Government, provided that if the Davidson County Election Commission would only be required to hold an election as a result of the adoption of this Resolution and for no other matter, then this Re...

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