ORDINANCE NO. BL2014-660
An ordinance amending section 2.140.030 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws, pertaining to the membership of the Davidson County Public Records Commission.
WHEREAS, T.C.A. § 10-7-401 authorizes the county legislative body to create a county public records commission; and,
WHEREAS, such public records commission (“commission”) was created by section 2.140.010, and membership of such commission was authorized by section 2.140.030 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws; and,
WHEREAS, T.C.A. § 10-7-401 provides, in pertinent part, that such commission shall be composed of at least six (6) members, and that the county clerk or designee of the county clerk, and the county register or designee of the county register, the county historian, and the duly appointed county archivist shall be ex officio members of the commission; and,
WHEREAS, T.C.A. § 10-7-401 was recently amended to provide that in counties having a technology department or information technology department, the county legislative body may designate the director of such department as an ex officio member of the commission, and if so designated, the director or designee of the director shall also serve as an ex officio member of the commission; and,
WHEREAS, in keeping with state law, it is in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government to have the information technology department director or his designee serve as member of the commission.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1: That section 2.140.030 A. of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by deleting the current section and replacing with the following new section 2.140.030 A. to read as follows:
A. The Davidson County public records commission shall consist of seven members:
The mayor shall appoint three members and the metro council shall confirm each appointee. Of the three appointees, one shall be a member of the metro council, one shall be a judge of one of the courts of record, and one shall be a genealogist.
Section 2: That the section 2.140.030 B. of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by deleting the current section and replacing with the following new section 2.140.030 B. to read as follows:
B. The county clerk or designee of the county clerk, county register or designee of the county register, the director of ITS or designee of the director of ITS, and the county historian shall be ex officio members of the commission.
Section 3: This ordinance shall take effect from and after its final passage, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring.
Sponsored by: Megan Barry
|Introduced:||January 21, 2014|
|Passed First Reading:||January 21, 2014|
|Referred to:||Personnel and Public Information Committee
|Passed Second Reading:||February 4, 2014|
|Passed Third Reading:||February 18, 2014|
|Approved:||February 19, 2014|
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