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Substitute BL2019-46

An ordinance amending chapters 15.32 and 15.44 of the Metropolitan Code to require the Department of Water and Sewerage Services to submit reports to the Metropolitan Council.

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

Section 1. That Chapter 15.32 of the Metropolitan Code is amended by adding the following new Section 15.32.210:

15.32.210 – Reports of water division.

A. The director of the department of water and sewerage services shall submit an annual written report to the metropolitan council regarding the water division, and shall personally appear annually before a joint meeting of the council public works and budget and finance committees. Such report shall contain, at a minimum:

1. The Audited Financial Statements, including net position, capital assets, outstanding bonds payable and other financial information.

2. The Annual Budget Review, including the adequacy of budgeted revenues to cover projected expenses and debt requirements.

3. Any other information deemed relevant by the director or upon request of the public works or budget and finance committees of the metropolitan council.

B. The director of the department of water and sewerage services shall submit semiannual reports to the metropolitan council not later than June 30 and December 31 of 2020 and 2021 summarizing the status of implementing the new water rates approved pursuant to Ordinance No. BL2019-45, including a description of milestones achieved and any obstacles to full implementation.

Section 2. That Section 15.44 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is amended by adding the following new Section 15.44.070:

15.44.070 – Reports of sewerage division.

A. The director of the department of water and sewerage services shall submit an annual written report to the Metropolitan Council regarding the sewerage division, and shall personally appear annually before a joint meeting of the Council Public Works and Budget and Finance Committees. Such report shall contain, at a minimum:

1. The Audited Financial Statements, including net position, capital assets, outstanding bonds payable and other financial information.

2. The Annual Budget Review, including the adequacy of budgeted revenues to cover projected expenses and debt requirements.

3. Any other information deemed relevant by the director or upon request of the public works or budget and finance committees of the metropolitan council.

B. The director of the department of water and sewerage services shall submit a semiannual report to the metropolitan council not later than June 30 and December 31 of 2020 and 2021 summarizing the status of implementing the new sewer rates approved pursuant to Ordinance No. BL2019-45, including a description of milestones achieved and any obstacles to full implementation.

Section 3. This ordinance shall take effect from and after its final passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Bob Mendes, Kyonzté Toombs, Steve Glover, Zulfat Suara, Russ Bradford, Burkley Allen

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Legislative History

Passed Second ReadingDecember 3, 2019

Passed Third ReadingDecember 17, 2019

ApprovedDecember 20, 2019

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 12/20/2019 1:57 PM