An ordinance amending Title 4 of the Metropolitan Code to establish a procurement nondiscrimination program.

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Sponsored by: Sam Coleman, Megan Barry, Lonnell Matthews, Vivian Wilhoite, Jerry Maynard, Sandra Moore, Erik Cole, Erica Gilmore, Walter Hunt, Robert Duvall, Eric Crafton, Keith Durbin, Pam Murray, Sean McGuire

Amendment No. 1
Ordinance No. BL2008-161

Madam President:

I move to amend Ordinance No. BL2008-161 as follows:

1. By amending Section 1 by inserting the words “by a resolution receiving twenty-one (21) affirmative votes” after the words “Should the Metropolitan Council approve the imposition of goals” in proposed section 4.46.110 (C).

2. By deleting Section 2 in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following new Section 2:
“Section 2: The procurement nondiscrimination program shall be applicable to procurements commenced 120 days following the enactment of this ordinance, or upon the earlier certification by the Director of Finance to the Metropolitan Council that the offices and processes contemplated by this ordinance have been established.”

3. By adding the following new Section 3:

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

Sponsored by: Sam Coleman


Introduced: March 4, 2008
Passed First Reading: March 4, 2008
Referred to: Budget & Finance Committee
Amended: March 18, 2008
Passed Second Reading: March 18, 2008
Passed Third Reading: April 1, 2008
Approved: April 14, 2008