RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-337
A Resolution authorizing the employment of Jonathan B. Cooper as Special Counsel and Director of the Council Office for the Metropolitan County Council.
WHEREAS, Section 8.07 of the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County provides that when the interests of the Metropolitan County Council (the “Council”) require legal counsel, the Council may, by resolution, authorize the Vice Mayor to employ such legal counsel under such terms and conditions as the Council may approve by resolution; and
WHEREAS, Jonathan B. Cooper was employed as Assistant Director of the Metropolitan Council Office in 2001; and
WHEREAS, Jonathan B. Cooper has served as Assistant Director of the Council Office and legal advisor to the Council since 2004; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the Council to employ Jonathan B. Cooper as a full time Special Counsel, and as such Special Counsel to act as Director of the Metropolitan Council Office.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the interests of the Council require legal counsel and the Vice Mayor is authorized to employ Jonathan B. Cooper as Special Counsel.
Section 2. That Jonathan B. Cooper shall, in addition to providing services as Special Counsel, serve as Director of the Metropolitan Council Office.
Section 3. That the Contract, attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, by and between the Metropolitan County Council, acting by and through the Executive Committee of the Council and Diane Neighbors, Vice Mayor, and Jonathan B. Cooper, be and the same is hereby approved.
Section 4. That 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: Jim Forkum, Tim Garrett, Megan Barry, Charlie Tygard, Ronnie Steine, Jerry Maynard, Lonnell Matthews, Frank Harrison, Walter Hunt, Michael Craddock, Pam Murray, Mike Jameson, Erik Cole, Karen Bennett, Rip Ryman, Darren Jernigan, Jim Gotto, Carl Burch, Bruce Stanley, Phil Claiborne, Anna Page, Sandra Moore, Keith Durbin, Erica Gilmore, Buddy Baker, Edith Taylor Langster, Emily Evans, Jason Holleman, Sean McGuire, Greg Adkins, Randy Foster, Duane Dominy, Vivian Wilhoite, Jim Hodge, Parker Toler, Sam Coleman, Robert Duvall, Carter Todd, Bo Mitchell
Attachment(s) on file in the Metropolitan Clerk's Office
|Introduced:||June 17, 2008|
|Adopted:||June 17, 2008|
|Approved:||June 23, 2008|