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Resolution RS2020-311

A Resolution thanking essential workers for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed how communities interact with each other on a day-to-day basis; and

WHEREAS, in the wake of stay at home orders across the world and within our own community, employees of essential businesses have continued to work – often working additional hours to make sure Nashvillians have the essential services they depend on; and

WHEREAS, we often take for granted those who work in these essential businesses, but the COVID-19 pandemic has shown how important the individuals who work at these establishments are to the function of our society – now more than ever; and

WHEREAS, these essential businesses include grocery stores, restaurants, delivery and shipping drivers, transit employees, and many others; and

WHEREAS, during this unprecedented time, it is fitting and proper that the Metropolitan Council go on record to show our appreciation for these essential workers.

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

Section 1. That the Metropolitan County Council hereby goes on record as thanking essential workers and recognizing their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

Sponsor(s)

Russ Bradford, Emily Benedict, Jeff Syracuse, Delishia Porterfield, Courtney Johnston, Kyonzté Toombs, Sharon Hurt, Russ Pulley, Bob Nash, Gloria Hausser, Robert Swope, Freddie O'Connell, Sandra Sepulveda, John Rutherford, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara, Joy Styles, Burkley Allen

Legislative History

Referred toRules, Confirmations, and Public Elections Committee

IntroducedMay 5, 2020

AdoptedMay 5, 2020

ApprovedMay 6, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 05/25/2020 4:08 PM