RESOLUTION NO. RS2013-671
A resolution approving a contract between the Metropolitan County Council and Donald W. Jones for consulting services.
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 retain 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, 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 continued to serve on a part-time basis and has acted as a consultant to the Council and the Director and Special Counsel; and
WHEREAS, the Council desires to continue the retention of the services of Donald W. Jones as a legal consultant to the Vice Mayor and Metropolitan Council for a one year term.
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 retain the legal services of Donald W. Jones on an as-needed basis.
Section 2. That the Contract, attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, by and between the Metropolitan County Council, acting by and through Vice Mayor Diane Neighbors, and Donald W. Jones, is hereby approved.
Section 3. 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: Lonnell Matthews
Attachment(s) on file in the Metropolitan Clerk's Office
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||May 7, 2013|
|Adopted:||May 7, 2013|
|Approved:||May 9, 2013|
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