SUBSTITUTE RESOLUTION NO. RS2015-1605
A resolution requesting the Davidson County Sheriff to use up to Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000) of unencumbered funds previously appropriated to the Sheriff’s Office for the purchase of equipment to purchase a shredder truck.
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 6.14 of the Metropolitan Charter, four percent of the general fund revenue is to be set aside in a separate fund known as the “General Fund Reserve Fund (4% Fund)” for the purchase of equipment and repairs to buildings; and
WHEREAS, the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office has accumulated a surplus of unencumbered 4% Fund dollars that can be used for the purchase of equipment; and
WHEREAS, many citizens in Davidson County do not have the means to safely dispose of financial records and confidential documents; and
WHEREAS, the shredding of such documents is the best way to prevent identity theft and the unauthorized use of confidential information; and
WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the citizens of Nashville and Davidson County that the Metropolitan Council request the Davidson County Sheriff to purchase a shredder truck that can be brought to community events for use by the public.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. The Metropolitan County Council hereby goes on record as requesting the Davidson County Sheriff to use up to Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($250,000) of unencumbered funds previously appropriated to the Sheriff’s Office for the purchase of equipment to purchase a shredder truck.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Clerk is directed to send a copy of this Resolution to Sheriff Daron Hall.
Section 3. 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: Charlie Tygard
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||August 18, 2015|
|Substitute Introduced:||August 18, 2015|
|Adopted:||August 18, 2015 - Roll Call Vote|
|Returned Unsigned By The Mayor:||August 19, 2015|
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