RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1116
A resolution recognizing the Metro Water Service~ Department, Metro Public Works Department, the 311 Call Center and other support personnel responding to the January 2010 weather events.
WHEREAS, the prolonged period of arctic weather during January 2010 resulted in icy roads and streets, and caused multiple water main breaks; and
WHEREAS, ·the professionalism and expertise demonstrated by the dedicated personnel of the Metro Water Services Department, the Metro Public Works Department and the 311 Call Center, as well as other support agencies, are deserving of recognition; and
WHEREAS, these dedicated personnel worked tirelessly with professionalism, skill and commitment under extreme conditions to render aid to their fellow Nashvillians in a critical time of need; and
WHEREAS, personnel from the Metro Public Works Department responded quickly to ensure the majority of the main roads and streets were drivable; and
WHEREAS, Metro Water Services employees worked two shifts around the ciock in order to set up temporary water lines in the lower Broadway area so that the affected businesses could open as soon as possible; and
WHEREAS, the 311 Call Center personnel contributed greatly to the success by answering, reporting and routing countless calls to the proper Metro agency; and
WHEREAS, members of the Fire Department, EMS and the Police department played a key role in providing the support necessary for these work crews to perform their duties, and
WHEREAS, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council recognizes those who contributed so significantly to the efficient and effective operation and express its sincere appreciation for their service.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN
GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby goes on record as recognizing the Metro Water Services Department, Metro Public Works Department, the 311 Call Center and other support personnel responding to the January 2010 weather events.
Section 2. 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: Phil Claiborne, Jim Gotto, Karen Bennett, Jim Forkum, Rip Ryman, Megan Barry, Sam Coleman, Buddy Baker, Michael Craddock, Edith Taylor Langster, Frank Harrison, Vivian Wilhoite, oma, Eric Crafton, Sandra Moore, Erik Cole, Bo Mitchell, Anna Page, Jamie Hollin, Sean McGuire Carter Todd, Walter Hunt, Darren Jernigan, Jerry Maynard, Bruce Stanley, Robert Duvall, Greg Adkins, Duane Dominy, Jason Holleman, Emily Evans, Carl Burch, Ronnie Steine, Parker Toler, Charlie Tygard, Jim Hodge, Kristine LaLonde, Randy Foster, Erica Gilmore, Tim Garrett, Mike Jameson
|Referred:||Rules & Confirmations Committee|
|Introduced:||February 2, 2010|
|Adopted:||February 2, 2010|
|Approved:||February 3, 2010|