RESOLUTION NO. RS2011-1634
A resolution approving an amendment to a contract for the continued employment of Donald W. Jones as part-time Special Counsel 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, Donald W. Jones was employed as a metropolitan attorney with the Department of Law beginning in 1977 until becoming Director of Law in 1982, in which capacity he served until 1985; and
WHEREAS, Donald W. Jones has served as Director of Council Office since 1986; and
WHEREAS, Donald W. Jones was employed as Special Counsel to the Council in 1989; and
WHEREAS, in 1992 Donald W. Jones was employed on a full-time basis as Special Counsel and Director; and
WHEREAS, Donald W. Jones retired from full-time service with Metropolitan Government effective July 1, 2006, but has been employed by the Council on a part-time basis since his retirement; and
WHEREAS, the current employment contract for Donald W. Jones was approved by the Council in June 2010 pursuant to Resolution No. RS2010-1231 for a one year term extending through June 30, 2011; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the Council to continue the employment of Donald W. Jones part-time as Special Counsel not to exceed an average of eight hours per week.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That Amendment One to the contract by and between the Metropolitan County Council, acting by and through the Executive Committee of the Council and Vice Mayor Diane Neighbors, and Donald W. Jones for employment as Special Counsel on a part-time basis, a copy of which amendment one is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved and the Vice Mayor is authorized to execute the same.
Section 2. 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: Walter Hunt, Megan Barry
Attachment(s) on file in the Metropolitan Clerk's Office
|Referred to:||Executive Committee|
|Introduced:||May 17, 2011|
|Adopted:||May 17, 2011|
|Approved:||May 20, 2011|