Resolution No. RS2000-310
A Resolution authorizing the employment of Donald W. Jones as special counsel and director of the council research staff for the Metropolitan County Council.
Whereas, Section 8.07 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, Donald W. Jones was employed as a metropolitan attorney with the Department of Law beginning in 1977 until becoming Director of Law in 1982, in which capacity he served until 1985; and
Whereas, Donald W. Jones has served as Director of Council Research Staff since 1986; and
Whereas, Donald W. Jones was employed as Special Counsel to the Council in 1989; and
Whereas, in 1992 Donald W. Jones was employed on a full time basis as Special Counsel and Director; and
Whereas, it is in the best interest of the Council to continue the employment of Donald W. Jones as a full time Special Counsel, and as such Special Counsel to act as Director of Council Research Staff.
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 Donald W. Jones as Special Counsel.
Section 2. That Donald W. Jones shall, in addition to providing services as Special Counsel, serve as Director of Council Research Staff.
Section 3. That the Contract, attached hereto and incorporated by reference the same as if copied in full, by and between the Metropolitan County Council, acting by and through the Executive Committee of the Council and Ronnie Steine, Vice Mayor, and Donald W. Jones, be and the same is hereby approved.
Section 4. That this Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Recommended by: Vice Mayor Ronnie Steine
Sponsored by: Chris Ferrell, Leo Waters, David Briley, Howard Gentry, Carolyn Baldwin Tucker, Brenda Gilmore, Melvin Black, Ron Nollner, Don Majors, Lawrence E. Hall Jr., Eileen Beehan, Earl Campbell, Lawrence Hart, James Dillard, Lawrence Hart, Bettye Balthrop, Feller Brown, Phil Ponder, Tony Derryberry, Bruce Stanley, J. B. Loring, Amanda McClendon, Ronnie Greer, Ginger Hausser, Ludye Wallace, Morris Haddox, Edward Whitmore, Norma Hand, Bob Bogen, John Summers, Jim Shulman, Michelle Arriola, Janis Sontany, Jason Alexander, Saletta Holloway, Michael Kerstetter, Don Knoch, Craig Jenkins, Ron Turner, Lynn Williams, Vic Lineweaver.
& Finance Committee
|Introduced:||August 15, 2000|
|Adopted:||August 15, 2000|
|Approved:||August 18, 2000|