RESOLUTION NO. RS2004-438
A Resolution authorizing the employment of Donald W. Jones as Special Counsel and Director of the Council Office 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 Office 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 Office.
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 Office.
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 Howard C.
Gentry, Jr., 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.
Sponsored by: Diane Neighbors, Carolyn Baldwin Tucker, David Briley, Brenda Gilmore, Jamie Isabel, Michael Craddock, Pam Murray, Jim Forkum, Amanda McClendon, Edward Whitmore, Jim Shulman, Greg Adkins, Randy Foster, Vivian Wilhoite, Parker Toler, Sam Coleman, Lynn Williams, Charlie Tygard
Committee - Approved
(August 3, 2004)
|Introduced:||August 17, 2004|
|Adopted:||August 17, 2004|
|Approved:||August 18, 2004|