ORDINANCE NO. BL2010-812
An ordinance naming the Metropolitan Council Chamber in honor of David Scobey.
WHEREAS, David Scobey was elected as a councilmember-at-large in 1963 to become a charter member of the first Metropolitan Council after the consolidation of the city and county governments; and
WHEREAS, David Scobey was elected Vice Mayor of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County in 1971, a position which he held until 1995, presiding over six councils and serving with four mayors; and
WHEREAS, Vice Mayor Scobey was revered and respected by those Members of Council serving with him, and was known for his efficiency in conducting council meetings and his vast knowledge of parliamentary procedure; and
WHEREAS, while serving as Vice Mayor, Mr. Scobey, amongst his many accomplishments, helped shepherd legislation through the Council to build a downtown convention center, to bring professional football to the city, and to make our parks system one of the finest in the country; and
WHEREAS, Section 13.26.010 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws provides that no building or structure of the Metropolitan Government may be named except pursuant to an ordinance duly adopted by the Metropolitan County Council; and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council Chamber be named the “David Scobey Council Chamber”.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the Metropolitan Council Chamber located on the second floor of the Historic Metropolitan Courthouse is hereby named the “David Scobey Council Chamber”.
Section2. That the Department of General Service is directed to erect the proper signage designating the Council Chamber as the “David Scobey Council Chamber”.
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.
Sponsored by: Charlie Tygard, Tim Garrett, Rip Ryman, Frank Harrison, Edith Taylor Langster, Ronnie Steine, Parker Toler, Phil Claiborne, Greg Adkins
|Introduced:||December 7, 2010|
|Passed First Reading:||December 7, 2010|
|Referred to:||Rules Committee|
|Passed Second Reading:||December 21, 2010|
|Passed Third Reading:||January 18, 2011|
|Approved:||January 19, 2011|