RESOLUTION NO. RS2000-349

A resolution approving a lease agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County on behalf of the Metropolitan Fire Department and the Minolta Corporation for the lease of copiers.

Whereas, the State of Tennessee has entered into a lease agreement with Minolta Corporation for copiers for various state departments; and,

Whereas, Metropolitan Code of Laws, 4.12.090(B) provides that the purchasing agent may make purchases using the provisions of contracts entered into by the State Department of General Services in compliance with Tennessee Code Annotated 12-3-1001(c); and

Whereas, The Metropolitan Fire Department is in need of copiers; and

Whereas, Metropolitan Code of Laws Section 5.04.020, which applies to all departments, boards, commissions and agencies, provides that all leases for equipment shall be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council if the annual expenditure for said lease exceeds five thousand dollars ($5,000) per year; and,

Whereas, the annual expenditure to lease said copiers exceeds five thousand dollars ($5,000) per year; and,

Whereas, it is deemed to be in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government to approve said contract.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:

Section 1. That the lease of copiers by The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County on behalf of the Metropolitan Fire Department, using the contract between the State of Tennessee and Minolta Corporation, a copy which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, at the annual lease cost of fifty one thousand sixty nine dollars ($51,069) is hereby approved.

Section 2. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsored by: Howard Gentry, Norma Hand & Tony Derryberry

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Referred to: Budget & Finance Committee
Public Safety Committee
Introduced: September 19, 2000
Adopted: September 19, 2000
Approved: September 21, 2000
By: Mayor Bill Purcell