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Resolution RS2019-36

A Resolution authorizing the employment of Jon Cooper as Special Counsel and Director of the Council Office for the Metropolitan County Council.

WHEREAS, Section 8.607 of the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County provides that when the interests of the Metropolitan County Council (the “Council”) require legal counsel, the Council may, by resolution, authorize the Vice Mayor to employ such legal counsel under such terms and conditions as the Council may approve by resolution; and

WHEREAS, it is in the best interests of the Council to employ full time Special Counsel, and for such Special Counsel to act as Director of the Metropolitan Council Office.

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

Section 1. That the interests of the Council require legal counsel and the Vice Mayor is authorized to employ Jon Cooper as Special Counsel.

Section 2. That, in addition to providing services as Special Counsel, the Special Counsel shall further serve as Director of the Metropolitan Council Office.

Section 3. That the Contract, attached hereto and incorporated herein by reference, by and between the Metropolitan County Council, and Jim Shulman, Vice Mayor, and Jon Cooper, be and the same is hereby approved.

Section 4. That the Metropolitan County Council hereby terminates the contract previously approved pursuant to Resolution No. RS2015-19, otherwise set to expire October 31, 2019.

Section 5. 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)

Bob Mendes

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Legislative History

Referred toExecutive Committee

IntroducedOctober 15, 2019

AdoptedOctober 15, 2019

ApprovedOctober 16, 2019

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 10/25/2019 12:53 PM