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Copyright © 2020 Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson Co., Tennessee

While the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee ("Metro") provides the information on this server to anyone, we retain copyright on all text, graphic images, and other content unless noted. This means that you may not: distribute the text or graphics to others without the express written permission of Metro; "mirror" this information on your server without our permission; or modify or re-use the text or graphics on this system. You may: print copies of the information for your own personal use and; reference this server from your own documents. Commercial use of the materials is prohibited without the written permission of the Metro. In all copies of this information, you must retain this notice and any other copyright notices originally included with such information.

Metro reserves all other rights.

Disclaimer

Solely for your convenience, Metro's website contains hypertext links to external sites and pages containing information created by public, governmental, nonprofit and commercial organizations. These are indicated with this icon: Offsite Link Indicator

Metro's inclusion of any link does not imply Metro's sponsorship, endorsement, affiliation, or approval of the clicked website. In the event you discover problems with or have concerns regarding the format, accuracy, timeliness or completeness of a linked external website, please contact the organization responsible for that website.

Websites that are linked externally to the Metro website are not controlled, maintained, inspected or regulated by Metro. Accordingly, Metro is not responsible for the content, services, images, graphics, products or representations of any linked website. Metro is not responsible for the privacy practices or policies of such third party web .Metro cannot guarantee the security of these linked websites. Metro's inclusion of any link must not be taken as endorsement or approval of the security or the privacy practices of the linked website.

Metro cannot and does not guarantee, represent or warrant that the content contained in those linked websites is accurate, legal and inoffensive, or that those sites do not contain viruses or will not otherwise adversely affect your computer.

Your use of information obtained from any linked external website is at your own risk. Metro does not make any representation or guarantee that information obtained from any linked website is accurate or true.

References at those linked external websites to any specific commercial product, process or service by trade name, trademark, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation or favoring by Metro.

Hypertext links to external websites may be created by Metro at its sole discretion.

Hypertext links to external websites and pages may be removed or replaced at the sole discretion of Metro, at any time and without notice.

By accessing this site, user consents to monitoring, interception, recording, reading, copying or capturing by authorized personnel of all activities. There is no right to privacy in this system. Unauthorized use of this system is prohibited and subject to criminal and civil penalties.

Improper Use

Use of this site and the services provided by this site in such a way as to potentially hamper the use of the site by others is prohibited. User agrees that their activities on this site will not violate any applicable law or regulation. Any unauthorized use of this site or misuse of any information posted to this site is strictly prohibited.

Limitation on Liability

In no event shall Metro be liable to you or to any other party for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, arising out of the use of Metro's website, regardless of whether we were advised of the possibility of such damage.

Disputes and Jurisdiction

The validity and effect of these Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of the State of Tennessee, without giving effect to principals of conflicts of laws thereof. All legal proceedings arising or relating to Metro's website or these Terms of Service shall be conducted in the courts situated in Davidson County, Tennessee, which each party agrees shall have exclusive venue and jurisdiction.

You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action you might have arising out of or related to use of our services or these Terms of Use must be filed within the applicable statute of limitations or, if earlier, one (1) year after the pertinent facts underlying such claim or cause of action could have been discovered with reasonable diligence.

Terms of Use for electronic and telephonic participation in virtual board and commission meetings held during the COVID-19 pandemic pursuant to Executive Order 16 of the Governor of the State of Tennessee

Pre-registering by accurately providing all the information requested is required as a condition of participating and offering public comment during this meeting. You will not be given the opportunity to participate in this meeting if you do not provide all the requested information, or if you provide information that is fake or fraudulent. Information provided in this context will only be used for the governmental purpose of facilitating this public meeting and will not be sold, but it will constitute a public record and may be required to be disclosed pursuant to the Tennessee Public Records Act, if a request for the information is made pursuant to that Act. If you are under 18 years of age, you must not provide this information without the consent and assistance or your parent or legal guardian. Moreover, the Metropolitan Government reserves the right to terminate your public comments during the meeting if they include statements that:

  • are fraudulent, libelous, harassing, embarrassing, sexually explicit, profane, obscene, intimidating, defamatory or otherwise unlawful or inappropriate;
  • promote or perpetuate discrimination on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, age, national origin, disability, creed, gender identity, or sexual orientation;
  • target any ethnic, racial, age or religious group, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity or disability status;
  • contain confidential information (e.g. HIPAA protected information), unless the information is about yourself and you are consenting to its public disclosure;
  • constitute advertising or solicitation;
  • contain information that may compromise the safety or security of the public, Metro Government employees, or those in the care of the Metro Government;
  • endorse illegal behavior or activity that violates any law or regulation;
  • are deemed to be off-topic or to disrupt the purposes of the public meeting; or
  • fail to comply in any way with the Rules and Procedures applicable to the Board or Commission meeting in which you are participating.