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Resolution RS2018-1057

A resolution adding representatives of Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to the strategic planning committee established pursuant to Substitute Resolution No. RS2018-1032 regarding Nashville General Hospital operations.

WHEREAS, on February 6, 2018, the Metropolitan Council approved Substitute Resolution No. RS2018-1032 which appropriated Seventeen Million, One Hundred Forty-One Thousand Dollars ($17,141,000) for the benefit of the Hospital Authority, Four Million Four Hundred Nine Thousand Six Hundred Seventy-Six Dollars ($4,409,676) of which is to be paid directly by the Metropolitan Government to Meharry Medical College for services provided at Nashville General Hospital through June 30, 2017; and

WHEREAS, Substitute Resolution No. RS2018-1032 further established a strategic planning committee consisting of representatives from the Metropolitan Council, the Metropolitan Government Department of Finance, the Metropolitan Hospital Authority, and Nashville General Hospital; and

WHEREAS, representatives from Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center were not included in the original recitation of strategic planning committee members under Substitute Resolution No. RS2018-1032. However, Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center have played significant roles in the operations of Nashville General Hospital, and their contributions to further discussions of hospital operations could be significant; and

WHEREAS, it is proper and fitting that the strategic planning committee created by Substitute Resolution No. RS2018-1032 be expanded to include representatives from Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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

Section 1. That the strategic planning committee created pursuant to Substitute Resolution No. RS2018-1032, approved February 6, 2018, be expanded to include representatives from Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Section 2. That the Metropolitan Clerk is hereby instructed to submit a copy of this Resolution to James E.K. Hildreth, M.D, president and chief executive officer of Meharry Medical College; and to Jeffrey Balser, Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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.

Sponsor(s)

John Cooper, Steve Glover, Sheri Weiner

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Legislative History

IntroducedFebruary 20, 2018

ApprovedFebruary 20, 2018

ApprovedFebruary 22, 2018

ByMayor's Signature

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