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File #: BL2021-830    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 7/8/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 8/17/2021 Final action: 8/17/2021
Title: An ordinance amending Title 3 of the Metropolitan Code to delete obsolete provisions and add certain Department of Emergency Communications employees to the Fire and Police Service Pension Plan.
Sponsors: Sharon Hurt, Kyonzte Toombs, John Rutherford, Jennifer Gamble, Tonya Hancock, Zulfat Suara, Delishia Porterfield, Brandon Taylor
Attachments: 1. BL2021-830 Attachment, 2. BL2021-830_bill with attachment
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An ordinance amending Title 3 of the Metropolitan Code to delete obsolete provisions and add certain Department of Emergency Communications employees to the Fire and Police Service Pension Plan.
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WHEREAS, the Council of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County has adopted a system of employee benefits which includes pension benefits for employees and officers; and,
WHEREAS, in its February 17, 2021 Final Report, the Study & Formulating Committee recommended that certain Department of Emergency Communications ("DEC") personnel be aligned to the public safety pension plan; and,
WHEREAS, the recommendation of the Study & Formulating Committee applies to the following eight DEC positions: (i) Emergency Telecommunication Officer Trainee; (ii) Emergency Telecommunication Officer 1; (iii) Emergency Telecommunication Officer 2; (iv) Emergency Telecommunication Officer 3; (v) Emergency Telecommunication Officer 4; (vi) Emergency Telecommunication Trainer; (vii) Emergency Telecommunication Supervisor; and (viii) Emergency Telecommunication Manager; and,
WHEREAS, at its June 1, 2021 meeting, the Metropolitan Employee Benefit Board unanimously approved the recommendation of the Study & Formulating Committee that certain DEC personnel be aligned to the public safety pension plan; and,
WHEREAS, an actuarial study of the recommended pension modification to add DEC telecommunication employees to the Fire and Police Service Pension Plan has been performed; and,
WHEREAS, the Department of Law recommends that the obsolete language requiring compulsory retirement also be deleted from the Metropolitan Code; and,
WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government to implement the recommendations made by the Study & Formulating Committee and approved by the Benefit Board regarding service pension benefits for DEC emergency telecommunication employees.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILL...

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