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File #: BL2021-971    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 10/21/2021 In control: Human Services Committee
On agenda: 6/21/2022 Final action: 6/21/2022
Title: An ordinance to amend Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to create an Office Homeless Services.
Sponsors: Freddie OConnell, Erin Evans, Zulfat Suara, Sandra Sepulveda, Colby Sledge, Ginny Welsch, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Burkley Allen, Delishia Porterfield, Dave Rosenberg, Courtney Johnston, Sean Parker, Thom Druffel, Russ Bradford, Emily Benedict, Brandon Taylor, Joy Styles, Gloria Hausser, Kyonzte Toombs, Nancy VanReece, Jennifer Gamble, Tom Cash
Attachments: 1. Substitute BL2022-971, 2. Amendment No. 1 to Substitute BL2021-971, 3. Proposed Amendment - BL2021-971 - Evans
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An ordinance to amend Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to create an Office Homeless Services.

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BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Title 2 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by adding the following new Chapter 2.63:
Chapter 2.63 - Office of Housing and Homelessness Homeless Services
2.63.010 - Creation
There is hereby created an Office of Housing and Homelessness Homeless Services, which shall consist of a director and other such officers and employees as may be deemed necessary by the director. The director shall be appointed by the mayor and shall be an unclassified service employee.
2.63.020 - Duties of office.
The duties of the office of housing and homelessness homeless services shall include, but not limited to, the following: (1) the promotion of affordable housing in Nashville and Davidson County; (21) providing expertise and coordinate a community response to homelessness including the management of emergency sheltering, coordinated entry, and the homeless management information system (HMIS); (3 2) providing resources and outreach regarding affordable housing and homelessness throughout Nashville and Davidson County; and (4) providing staff and resources for the Metropolitan Homelessness Commission and the Nashville Davidson County Continuum of Care Homelessness Planning Council.; and (5) assisting with the administration of the Metropolitan Housing Trust Fund Commission and the Barnes Fund for Affordable Housing.
2.63.030 - Personnel.
All employees of the Homeless Impact Division of Metropolitan Social Services, the Affordable Housing Program Manager, and the Director of Housing Program shall be transferred to the Office of Housing and Homelessness Homeless Services.
2.63.040 - Director
The director of the Office of Homeless Services shall be appointed and serve at the pleasure of the Nashville Davidson County Continuum of Care Homeless ...

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