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Bill BL2020-298 (as amended)

An ordinance adopting the 2020-2021 through 2025-2026 Capital Improvements Budget for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County as the official Capital Improvements Budget of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for Fiscal Year 2020-2021.

WHEREAS, Section 6.13 of the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County provides for the preparation and establishment of a capital improvements budget for the Metropolitan Government including a program of proposed capital expenditures for the ensuing fiscal year and the next five fiscal years thereafter; and,

WHEREAS, the various departments, boards, commissions and agencies of the Metropolitan Government have submitted their capital improvement project requests; and,

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Planning Commission, in accordance with Section 11.504(k) of the Metropolitan Charter, has reviewed the capital improvement project requests and, upon evaluating the overall needs of the community, has recommended to the Mayor a Capital Improvements Budget for fiscal year 2020-2021 including a program of proposed expenditures for the ensuing five (5) years; and,

WHEREAS, the Mayor and the Director of Finance have reviewed the capital improvement project requests and recommended program of proposed expenditures and have established a priority of undertaking and financing the capital improvement projects; and,

WHEREAS, it is determined that this Capital Improvements Budget and Program represents an appropriate evaluation of the needs of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County and a systematic and orderly framework within which to provide for them; and,

WHEREAS, these findings and recommendations have been bound into a report entitled, "2020-2021 through 2025-2026 Capital Improvements Budget”; and,

WHEREAS, two (2) copies of said report are on file in the office of the Metropolitan Clerk.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That the recommended program contained in the 2020-2021 through 2025-2026 Capital Improvements Budget is hereby adopted as the official Capital Improvements Budget of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for fiscal year 2020-2021.

Section 2. That there shall be no authorization for expenditure of funds for the construction of any building, structure, work, or improvement, unless such project is included in and in conformance with the adopted 2020-2021 through 2025-2026 Capital Improvements Budget, except to meet a public emergency threatening the lives, health, or property of the inhabitants, when passed by two-thirds vote of the membership of Council.

Section 3. That no fund shall be encumbered nor expended for a capital improvements project unless such project is included in and in conformance with the adopted 2020-2021 through 2025-2026 Capital Improvements Budget.

Section 4. That this Capital Improvements Budget may be amended by resolution at any time during the year to add a capital improvements project to the 2020-2021 through 2025-2026 Capital Improvements Budget, when adopted by two-thirds vote of the membership of the Council.

Section 5. That this ordinance shall take effect from and after its final passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it, but that the Capital Improvements Budget and Program of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for fiscal year 2020-2021 shall not take effect until July 1, 2020.

Sponsor(s)

Bob Mendes, Kathleen Murphy

Legislative History

IntroducedMay 19, 2020

Passed First ReadingMay 19, 2020

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Planning, Zoning, and Historical Committee

Public Hearing SetJune 2, 2020

Passed Second ReadingJune 2, 2020

Amended and Passed Third ReadingJune 9, 2020

ApprovedJune 10, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 06/12/2020 5:11 PM