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File #: BL2021-718    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 4/13/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 6/1/2021 Final action: 6/1/2021
Title: An ordinance to amend Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code, Chapter 2.76 related to the Board of Electrical Examiners and Appeals, 2.84 related to the Board of Gas/Mechanical Examiners and Appeals, and 2.92 related to the Board of Plumbing Examiners and Appeals.
Sponsors: Tom Cash, Kathleen Murphy
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An ordinance to amend Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code, Chapter 2.76 related to the Board of Electrical Examiners and Appeals, 2.84 related to the Board of Gas/Mechanical Examiners and Appeals, and 2.92 related to the Board of Plumbing Examiners and Appeals.
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WHEREAS the Board of Electrical Examiners and Appeals, the Board of Gas/Mechanical Examiners and Appeals, and the Board of Plumbing Examiners and Appeals Board are independent boards that hear applications for licenses, appeals from orders of the director of codes administration, and applications to vary provisions of the Metro Code chapters 16.16, 6.52, 16.12, 6.20, and 16.20; and
WHEREAS the codes applicable to these boards (International Code Council (ICC) and the National Electrical Code (NEC)) have become more standardized thus reducing the number of appeals any one board hears; and
WHEREAS these boards should be combined for a more effective and uniform consideration of appeals related to these trades.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by deleting Sections 2.76, 2.84, and 2.92 in their entirety, thereby abolishing the existing boards of Electrical Examiners and Appeals, Gas/Mechanical Examiners and Appeals, and Plumbing Examiners and Appeals and terminating the terms of the existing board members.
Section 2. That Title 2 Section 2.76 of the Metropolitan Code is replaced with the following:
2.76.010 - Created
A Board of Mechanical, Plumbing, and Electrical Examiners and Appeals is created.
2.76.020 - Appointment and qualifications of members and term of office
A. The board shall consist of nine members who shall have been residents of Nashville and Davidson County for not less than one year. The mayor shall appoint, reappoint, or replace members of the nine-member board, subject to confirmation by a majority vote of the Metropolitan Council. T...

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