RESOLUTION NO. RS2009-659
A resolution calling the Metropolitan Board of Equalization into regular session beginning June 1, 2009 and special session beginning June 22, 2009.
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Board of Equalization (“MBE”) last sat in regular session from June 2, 2008 until June 13, 2008; and,
WHEREAS, the MBE needs to sit again in regular session in order to hear appeals and conduct its administrative duties; and,
WHEREAS, the MBE last sat in special session beginning June 16, 2008 with the special session to be closed on or before May 31, 2009; and,
WHEREAS, the MBE needs to sit again in special session to hear any appeals timely filed and not heard during its regular session, to complete the equalization, and to conduct its administrative duties; and,
WHEREAS, Tenn. Code Ann. § 67-1-404 governs the time which boards of equalization, including that of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, may meet; and,
WHEREAS, Tenn. Code Ann., § 67-1-404(b)(1)(D) authorizes the legislative body of the Metropolitan Government to fix the number of days the MBE shall sit in regular session; and,
WHEREAS, Tenn. Code Ann., § 67-1-404(b)(2) authorizes the county executive, when the legislative body cannot act, to call the board in special session at any time if, in the judgment of the county executive, the public welfare requires it; and,
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council can act to call the MBE into special session, and the public welfare requires that the MBE meet in both regular session and special session.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan Council hereby calls the MBE into regular session beginning on June 1, 2009 and adjourning on June 19, 2009 to hear appeals, carry out its duties, and oversee its administration.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Council hereby calls the MBE into special session beginning June 22, 2009 for the purposes of hearing appeals timely filed for tax year 2009, completing the equalization, carrying out its duties, and overseeing its administration; said special session shall not continue beyond May 31, 2010. The MBE shall meet in special session at the discretion of its Chair, or the Vice Chair, if the Chair cannot act.
Section 3. This resolution shall take effect from and after its final passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored by: Jim Forkum
Attachment(s) on file in the Metropolitan Clerk's Office
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||March 17, 2009|
|Adopted:||March 17, 2009|
|Approved:||March 19, 2009|