RESOLUTION NO. RS2007-1812
A resolution calling the Metropolitan Board of Equalization ("the MBOE") into regular session convening June 1, 2007 and calling the MBOE into special session convening June 18, 2007.
WHEREAS, the MBOE last sat in regular session from June 1, 2006 until June 16, 2006; and
WHEREAS, the MBOE needs to sit again in regular session in order to hear appeals and conduct its administrative duties; and
WHEREAS, the MBOE last sat in special session beginning June 19, 2006 with the special session to be closed on or before May 31, 2007; and
WHEREAS, the MBOE needs to sit again in special session beginning June 18, 2007 until the MBOE has heard any appeals timely filed and not heard during its regular session, completed the equalization, and conducted its administrative duties, as necessary; and
WHEREAS, Tenn. Code Ann. § 67-1-404 governs the time which boards of equalization, including boards of equalization of any metropolitan government organized and existing pursuant to Title 7, Chapters 1 through 3, may meet; and
WHEREAS, Tenn. Code Ann., § 67-1-404(b)(1)(D) authorizes the county legislative body to fix the number of days the MBOE shall sit in regular session; and
WHEREAS, Tenn. Code Ann., § 67-1-404(b)(2) authorizes the county executive, when the legislative body cannot act, to call the board in special session at any time if, in the judgment of the county executive, the public welfare requires it; and
WHEREAS, the public welfare requires it and the Metropolitan Council can act to call the MBOE into regular session and special session.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby calls the MBOE in regular session beginning on June 1, 2007 and adjourning on June 15, 2007.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Council hereby calls the MBOE into special session beginning June 18, 2007 for the purposes of hearing appeals timely filed for tax year 2007, completing the equalization, and conducting its administrative duties; said special session not to continue beyond May 31, 2008. The MBOE shall meet in special session at the discretion of its Chair, or the Vice Chair, if the Chair cannot act.
Section 3. The Metropolitan Council hereby requests the MBOE to comply with all notice requirements applicable to special sessions and to notify all MBOE members and interested parties of the dates on which the MBOE will convene in special session.
Section 4. This resolution shall take effect from and after its final passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
by: Rip Ryman
|Referred:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||March 20, 2007|
|Adopted:||March 20, 2007|
|Approved:||March 21, 2007|