A resolution requesting the Department of Finance to provide information regarding all fees collected by the various departments and agencies of the Metropolitan Government.
WHEREAS, Ordinance No. BL2004-175 regarding the fee schedules for building permits, gas/mechanical permits, plumbing permits, electrical permits, and all other Codes fees is currently pending with the Metropolitan Council; and
WHEREAS, there are many other fees collected by the various departments and agencies of the Metropolitan Government; and
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government is facing an estimated $85 million budget gap for the next fiscal year; and
WHEREAS, in order to make an informed decision regarding fiscal matters of the Metropolitan Government, the Council desires to be informed as to all fees charged and collected by the Metropolitan Government.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the Metropolitan County Council hereby goes on record as requesting the Department of Finance to provide information regarding all fees collected by the various departments and agencies of the Metropolitan Government. Such information should include but not be limited to: (1) the entity that sets the fee; (2) the amount of the fee; (3) the revenue generated by the fee; and (4) the history regarding the establishment of the fee and the date that the fee was last increased.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Clerk is directed to send a certified copy of this Resolution to David Manning, the Director of the Metropolitan Department of Finance.
Section 3. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Charlie Tygard, Vivian Wilhoite
Amendment No. 1
Resolution No. RS2004-205
I move to amend Resolution No. RS2004-205 by amending Section 1 thereof by
adding the following provision at the end of the first sentence:
“ , including fines assessed and collected by the General Sessions Court.”
Sponsored by: Jim Shulman
|Referred:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||March 16, 2004|
|Amended:||March 16, 2004|
|Adopted:||March 16, 2004|
|March 22, 2004|