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Bill BL2019-1560

An ordinance to amend Chapter 2.211 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws relative to the workforce development program.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 2.211 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby deleted in its entirety and that the following be substituted in lieu thereof:

Chapter 2.211 – WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

2.211.010 - Workforce development program established.

There is hereby established as part of the mayor's office of economic and community development (ECD) a workforce development program for the purpose of providing job training and recruitment to Nashville residents for construction projects for which any publicly financed economic development incentives have been provided by the metropolitan government. This includes, but is not limited to, incentives in the form of tax increment financing (TIF), payments-in-lieu-of-tax (PILOT) agreements, participation agreements, and economic and community development incentives authorized by Metro Code Chapter 2.210.

2.211.020 - Diversified business participation.

Private businesses receiving any publicly financed economic development incentives by the metropolitan government for a construction project or projects shall establish a goal of spending a minimum of twenty percent of the project's costs with small, minority-owned, and women-owned business enterprises, commonly referred to as "diversified business enterprises (DBE)".

2.211.030 - Workforce development program participation.

Private businesses receiving any publicly financed economic development incentives by the metropolitan government for a construction project or projects shall utilize the metropolitan government's workforce development program to ensure that reasonable efforts are made to hire or utilize residents of Davidson County for the project(s).

Section 2. This Ordinance shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Tanaka Vercher

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Legislative History

IntroducedApril 2, 2019

Passed First ReadingApril 2, 2019

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

Passed Second ReadingApril 23, 2019

Passed Third ReadingMay 7, 2019

ApprovedMay 8, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 05/13/2019 2:54 PM