RESOLUTION NO. RS2005-875
WHEREAS, Article 19.01 of the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, provides that the Metropolitan Government shall not adopt a resolution proposing amendments to the Charter more often than twice during the term of office of members of the Metropolitan Council; and
WHEREAS, Article 19, Section 19.01, also requires to be set forth in the adoption resolution a brief description of each amendment so worded so as to convey the meaning of said amendment; and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Metropolitan Council by adopting this resolution to fulfill these two Charter requirements.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 19.01 of the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, the proposed amendments to the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, attached hereto, are submitted to the people for approval in the manner provided by Section 19.01 of the Charter.
Section 2. The date prescribed for holding of the referendum election at which the electorate of the Metropolitan Government will vote to ratify or reject the amendments proposed in Section 1 of this Resolution shall be August 3, 2006.
Section 3. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Buck
Dozier, Rip Ryman, Adam Dread
AMENDMENT NO. __________
Sections 6.02 and 6.04 of Article 6 of the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County shall be amended as follows:
1. Section 6.02 shall be amended by deleting the phrase "three months", and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "five months".
2. Section 6.04 shall be amended by deleting the phrase "May 25th", and substituting in lieu thereof the phrase "March 25th".
FOR THE BALLOT
Amendment No. ______
This amendment would require the Director of Finance to distribute to all Metropolitan Government departments and agencies the forms necessary for the preparation of the succeeding fiscal year's operating budget five months prior to the end of the fiscal year, rather than three months prior to the end of the fiscal year, and would require the Mayor to submit the operation budget for the Metropolitan Government to the Metropolitan Council not later than March 25th, rather than May 25th.
Sponsored by: Buck
Charter Revision Committee
|Introduced:||June 21, 2005|
|Deferred Indefinitely:||June 21, 2005|
|Withdrawn:||September 19, 2006|