ORDINANCE NO. BL2001-608
An ordinance amending Section 2.68.010 of the Metropolitan Code to permit boards and commissions to meet on private property when authorized by the Council.
WHEREAS, Section 2.68.010 B. of the Metropolitan Code prohibits boards and commissions from meeting on private property, requiring that they meet in public buildings; and
WHEREAS, the Tourism Commission does not have office space and needs at times to meet in conference rooms provided in private buildings when space is not available at the convention center.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Section 2.68.010 B. of the Metropolitan Code shall be and the same is hereby
amended by adding the following sentence to the end of said section:
"Provided, however, a board or commission may hold meetings in private buildings or on private property if such board of commission is specifically permitted to hold such meetings by a contract or lease agreement approved by ordinance adopted by the Council."
SECTION 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Leo Waters, Howard Gentry
|Introduced:||February 6, 2001|
|Passed First Reading:||February 6, 2001|
|Referred to:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Passed Second Reading:||February 20, 2001|
|Passed Third Reading:||March 20, 2001|
|Returned Unsigned by Mayor:||March 22, 2001|