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File #: BL2023-113    Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Failed
File created: 11/9/2023 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 12/5/2023 Final action: 12/5/2023
Title: An ordinance approving Amendment Number 1 to Contract number 6488663 between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County ("Metro") and Axon Enterprise, Inc., to add an optional renewal term of up to 120 months and to increase the value of the contract.
Sponsors: Delishia Porterfield, Erin Evans, Courtney Johnston, Jordan Huffman
Attachments: 1. Contract Amendment 1 Exhibit, 2. Substitute BL2023-113, 3. Amendment No. 1 to BL2023-113
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An ordinance approving Amendment Number 1 to Contract number 6488663 between the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County ("Metro") and Axon Enterprise, Inc., to add an optional renewal term of up to 120 months and to increase the value of the contract.
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WHEREAS, Metro previously entered a sole source contract, contract number 6488663 approved by Resolution RS 2022-1365, with Axon Enterprise, Inc., to provide tasers, taser cartridges and accessories for the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department; and,
WHEREAS, the parties desire to amend the contract to add an optional 5-year renewal term, and increase the overall value, among other things; and,
WHEREAS, Section 4.12.160 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws limits the term of contracts for supplies to sixty (60) months, unless otherwise authorized by Metropolitan Council; and,
WHEREAS, it is essential that Metro Nashville Police Department has tasers and taser accessories for the safety of MNPD Officers and Metro Citizens; and,
WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department to have the option to extend the term of contract number 6488663.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Amendment Number 1 to contract number 6488663 between Axon Enterprises, Inc. and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute same.
Section 2. That further amendments to contract number 6488663 shall be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council receiving at least twenty-one (21) affirmative votes.
Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
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