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File #: R-044-22    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/28/2022 In control: Government Oversight and Audit Committee
On agenda: 5/19/2022 Final action: 5/19/2022
Title: A RESOLUTION DETAILING THE EXPECTATIONS OF METRO COUNCIL FOR ALL LOUISVILLE METRO DEPARTMENTS, AGENCIES, CERTAIN ENTITIES GOVERNED BY BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS, AND AUTHORITIES REGARDING BEST PRACTICES FOR BOARD TRAINING, EXPENSE AUTHORIZATIONS, PROCUREMENT, AND HIRING. (AS AMENDED)
Sponsors: Anthony Piagentini (R-19)
Attachments: 1. R-044-22 V.3 CAM 051022 Detailing the Expectations of Council for Certain Entities Governed by Boards and Commissions RE Best Practices.pdf, 2. R-044-22 PROPOSED CAM 051022 Detailing the Expectations of Council for Certain Entities Governed by Boards and Commissions RE Best Practices.pdf, 3. R-044-22 V.2 CAM 030822 Detailing the Expectations of Council for Certain Entities Governed by Boards and Commissions RE Best Practices.pdf, 4. R-044-22 V.1 030322 Detailing the Expectations of Council for All Louisville Metro Departments, Agencies, Boards, commissions and Authorities RE Best Practices.pdf, 5. RES 066 2022.pdf
RESOLUTION NO. _________, SERIES 2022
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A RESOLUTION DETAILING THE EXPECTATIONS OF METRO COUNCIL FOR ALL LOUISVILLE METRO DEPARTMENTS, AGENCIES, CERTAIN ENTITIES GOVERNED BY BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS, AND AUTHORITIES REGARDING BEST PRACTICES FOR BOARD TRAINING, EXPENSE AUTHORIZATIONS, PROCUREMENT, AND HIRING. (AS AMENDED)
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBER PIAGENTINI

WHEREAS, via emergency Resolution 022, Series 2020, dated March 3, 2020, Louisville Metro Council resolved to conduct an investigation of misconduct by TARC's former executive director, Ferdinand Risco; and
WHEREAS, as part of the investigation, Metro Council requested recommendations regarding practices by Louisville Metro Government, TARC, or the TARC board which could be altered to minimize or avoid the risk of future misconduct; and
WHEREAS, many of the resulting recommended practices would benefit all Metro departments, agencies, boards, commissions, authorities and related entities; and
WHEREAS, Metro Council has the opportunity to influence policy within Metro entities through the approval of many of the Mayor's appointees to boards and commissions, and through budget approvals or appropriations; and
WHEREAS, through the Government Oversight and Accountability Committee's powers as granted in KRS 67C.103, Metro Council may make independent audits and investigations concerning the affairs of the consolidated local government and many boards and commissions;
WHEREAS, Metro Council wishes to set expectations for future conversations about best practices within Metro departments, agencies, boards, commissions, and authorities, whether those conversations occur as a function of an inquiry by the Government Oversight and Accountability Committee, the budgeting process, the nominee approval process, or in any special discussion before any Metro Council committee.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF
THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON...

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