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File #: BL2021-753    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 5/19/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 7/6/2021 Final action: 7/6/2021
Title: An ordinance amending Chapter 2.40 of the Metropolitan Code to transfer the Employee Safety Program from the Department of Law to the Department of Human Resources.
Sponsors: John Rutherford
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An ordinance amending Chapter 2.40 of the Metropolitan Code to transfer the Employee Safety Program from the Department of Law to the Department of Human Resources.
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WHEREAS, pursuant to BL2006-1232 a division of employee safety was created for the purpose of directing and overseeing the central employee safety program of the metropolitan government; and,
WHEREAS, the division of employee safety was placed in the Department of Law to be under the direction and control of the Director of Law; and,
WHEREAS, employee safety is a personnel issue and is better suited to be placed in the Department of Human Resources and to be under the direction and control of the Director of Human Resources.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Section 2.40.210 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is amended by deleting the current language in its entirety and replacing it with the following:
2.40.210 - There shall be a division of employee safety in the Department of Human Resources. The division of employee safety shall be under the direction and control of the Director of Human Resources.
Section 2. That Section 2.40.220 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is amended by deleting the current language in its entirety and replacing it with the following:
2.40.220 - The Director of Human Resources shall have the authority within budgetary guidelines to appoint all employees to the division of employee safety. All clerical positions shall be civil service positions. All professional positions shall be non-civil service positions if so stated in the ordinance creating the position, otherwise such positions shall be civil service positions.
Section 3. That Section 2.40.260 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is amended by deleting the current language in its entirety and replacing it with the following:
2.40.260 - The Director of Human Resources will make safety reports and recommendations, inc...

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