ORDINANCE NO. BL2002-1024
An ordinance amending Section 2.24.250 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to provide for council approval before any Metropolitan Government owned and operated home or facility for the care of children can be transferred to the custody of the director of public property administration as surplus real property.
WHEREAS, Section 2.01 of the Metropolitan Charter expressly provides for the power of the Metropolitan Government to establish, maintain and operate homes and facilities for the care of children; and
WHEREAS, Section 11.1102 of the Metropolitan Charter grants the power to the Metropolitan social services commission to supervise the operation of the McKay Home and the Municipal Children's Home; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the Nashville community that the Metropolitan Government continue to operate a home and/or facility for the care of children.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. That Section 2.24.250 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws be amended by adding the following provision to the end of Section A.:
Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions in this section, any Metropolitan Government owned and operated home or facility for the care of children, whether it be known as Richland Village, the McKay Home, or the Municipal Children's Home as identified in Section 11.1102 of the Metropolitan Charter, shall not be transferred to the custody of the director of public property administration as surplus real property without the approval of the Metropolitan Council by resolution adopted by twenty-one (21) affirmative votes.
SECTION 2. That 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: John Summers, Tony Derryberry
|Introduced:||April 2, 2002|
|Passed First Reading:||April 2, 2002|
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance
Health & Hospitals Committee
|Deferred:||April 16, 2002|
|Passed Second Reading:||May 21, 2002|
|Passed Third Reading:||June 4, 2002|
|Approved:||June 6, 2002|