RESOLUTION NO. RS2005-1049
A resolution providing amendments to the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, in accordance with Article 19, Section 19.01, and setting forth a brief description of each amendment to be placed on the ballot.
WHEREAS, Article 19.01 of the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, provides that the Metropolitan Government shall not adopt a resolution proposing amendments to the Charter more often than twice during the term of office of members of the Metropolitan Council; and
WHEREAS, Article 19, Section 19.01, also requires to be set forth in the adoption resolution a brief description of each amendment so worded so as to convey the meaning of said amendment; and
WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Metropolitan Council by adopting this resolution to fulfill these two Charter requirements.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 19.01 of the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, the proposed amendments to the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, attached hereto, are submitted to the people for approval in the manner provided by Section 19.01 of the Charter.
Section 2. The date prescribed for holding of the referendum election at which the electorate of the Metropolitan Government will vote to ratify or reject the amendments proposed in Section 1 of this Resolution shall be May _____, 2006.
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: Ludye Wallace
Section 3.02 of Article 3 of the Charter of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County shall be amended by deleting the last sentence thereof and substituting in lieu thereof the following new sentence:
of the council shall hold no other elective office in any governmental agency,
including but not limited to the metropolitan government, state of Tennessee,
or the United States government, nor shall members of council hold any appointive
office in the metropolitan government or employment by said metropolitan government,
except as expressly provided in this Charter."
FOR THE BALLOT
Amendment No. _______
This amendment would prohibit members of the Metropolitan Council from holding any other elective office in local, state, or federal government.
Sponsored by: Ludye
Charter Revision Committee
|Introduced:||November 15, 2005|
|Deferred Indefinitely:||November 15, 2005|
|Withdrawn:||September 19, 2006|