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File #: RS2022-1479    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/8/2022 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 4/19/2022 Final action: 4/19/2022
Title: A resolution appropriating the amount of $20,099,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for various departments of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
Sponsors: Burkley Allen
Attachments: 1. Exhibit

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A resolution appropriating the amount of $20,099,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment and building repairs for various departments of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $550,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office for building repairs and equipment.

Section 2.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $320,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Department of Emergency Communications for equipment.

Section 3.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $300,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Department of Finance for equipment.

Section 4.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $5,560,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Department of General Services for building repairs and equipment.

Section 5.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $380,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for Fairgrounds - Nashville for building repairs and equipment.

Section 6.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $5,458,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for Information Technology Services for equipment.

Section 7.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $1,000,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for Metro Nashville Public Works / NDOT for equipment.

Section 8.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $500,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Metropolitan Parks and Recreation for building repairs and equipment.

Section 9.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $250,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for Metro Planning Department for equipment.

Section 10.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $425,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Metro Public Health Department for building repairs and equipment.

Section 11.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $1,000,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Metro Water Services / Waste Services for equipment.

Section 12.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $32,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Metropolitan Clerk’s Office building repairs and equipment.

Section 13.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $124,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Metropolitan Historical Commission for building repairs and equipment.

Section 14.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $1,300,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department for building repairs and equipment.

Section 15.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $900,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Nashville Fire Department for building repairs and equipment.

Section 16.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $1,000,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Nashville General Hospital for building repairs and equipment.

Section 17.                     There is hereby appropriated the sum of $1,000,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the Nashville Public Library for equipment.

Section 18.                     As required by Ordinance No. 086-1534, information justifying the appropriations is set forth in the "General Fund Reserve Fund (4% Fund) Information Sheets" attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference.

Section 19.                     Where applicable, the Purchasing Agent shall procure equipment and repairs specified in the attachments in accordance with the established purchasing procedures; provided that purchases of computer equipment and software hereunder shall be based upon a recommendation from the appropriate department and the Information Systems Director.

Section 20.                     The Director of Finance may schedule acquisitions authorized herein to ensure an appropriate balance in the Fund.

Section 21.                     This resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Agenda Analysis

Analysis

 

This resolution appropriates $20,099,000 from the General Fund Reserve Fund (4% Fund) to 17 departments for various purchases of equipment and building repairs. Section 6.14 of the Metropolitan Charter requires that 4% of all the general fund revenue of the General Services District be set aside each year solely for the purchase of equipment and building repairs.

 

Ordinance No. O86-1534 and Section 5.04.015.F of the Metro Code require that allocations from the 4% Fund each be supported by information sheets, which are attached to the resolution. The resolution further provides that “the Director of Finance may schedule acquisitions authorized herein to ensure an appropriate balance in the Fund.”

 

The following departments would receive funding:

                     Davidson County Sheriff’s Office -- $550,000 for HVAC, water heaters, boilers, law enforcement equipment, security access and card readers, and servers and tech equipment.

                     Department of Emergency Communications -- $320,000 for technology for remote operations.

                     Department of Finance -- $300,000 for operations - ACFR Software Phase II.

                     Department of General Services -- $5,560,000 for Fleet - new and replacement vehicles; Major maintenance - General Services buildings countywide; and Buildout of Elections Commission Office at Metro Southeast.

                     Fairgrounds Nashville -- $380,000 for power switch - replace.

                     Information Technology Services -- $5,458,000 for enterprise GIS Phase III; PC revolving fund; end of life equipment and resources; software updates for NDOT permitting; and end of life software and resources.

                     Department of Public Works/Nashville Department of Transportation and Multimodal Infrastructure -- $1,000,000 for miscellaneous software updates and custom applications and equipment, furniture, and maintenance.

                     Department of Parks and Recreation -- $500,000 for equipment and supplies for regional and neighborhood community centers; consolidated maintenance and safety and security for park system; nature centers; and golf, Sportsplex, Wave Country, and Parthenon.

                     Planning Department -- $250,000 for office reconfiguration and affordable housing website database for housing content.

                     Health Department -- $425,000 for miscellaneous equipment and repairs for Animal Control facility, radios for Animal Control, and medical equipment.

                     Department of Water - Waste Services -- $1,000,000 for carts, roll off containers, equipment - new and replacements.

                     Metropolitan Clerk -- $32,000 for office furniture - new and replacement.

                     Historical Commission -- $124,000 for Sunnyside - technology - cameras, key cards, and etc.

                     Metropolitan Nashville Police Department -- $1,300,000 for law enforcement equipment; MDCs for patrol car buildouts; security cameras; computer - hardware/software 209A program.

                     Nashville Fire Department -- $900,000 for logistics - Medical & Safety Supplies and Facilities Management - Repairs and Maintenance of Facilities.

                     Nashville General Hospital -- $1,000,000 for hospital renovation, repairs, and equipment.

                     Nashville Public Library -- $1,000,000 for books, periodicals, and library materials.