RESOLUTION NO. RS2001-588

A resolution approving a lease agreement between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County on behalf of the Sheriff's Department and the Sharp Electronics Corporation for the lease of copiers.

Whereas, the State of Tennessee has entered into a lease agreement with Sharp Electronics 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 Davidson County Sheriff's Department is in need of ten (10) 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 ten (10) copiers by The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County on behalf of the Davidson County Sheriff's Department, using the contract between the State of Tennessee and Sharp Electronic Corporation, a copy which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, at the annual lease cost of not less than thirty three thousand four hundred seventy eight dollars and eighty cents ($33,478.80) 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: Chris Ferrell

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Referred to: Budget & Finance Committee
Public Safety Committee
Introduced: April 17, 2001
Adopted: April 17, 2001
Approved: April 19, 2001
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