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Resolution RS2018-1138

A resolution approving Amendment One to a grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of the District Attorney General, to work with Hispanic victims of crime and their families who find the criminal justice system disorienting due to language limitations and cultural understanding.

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of the District Attorney General, previously entered into a grant agreement with the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to work with Hispanic victims of crime and their families who find the criminal justice system disorienting due to language limitations and cultural understanding approved by RS2015-1546; and,

WHEREAS, the parties wish to amend the grant agreement to increase the amount of the grant by $494,473.00 from $474,948.00 to $969,421.00, increase the required cash match by $123,618.00, and extend the end date to June 30, 2020, copies of amendment one are attached hereto; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that amendment one be accepted.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. That amendment one to the grant by and between the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of the District Attorney General, to work with Hispanic victims of crimes and their families who find the criminal justice system disorienting due to language limitations and cultural understanding, a copy of which amendment one is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.

Section 2. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Tanaka Vercher, Fabian Bedne

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

IntroducedApril 17, 2018

AdoptedApril 17, 2018

ApprovedApril 18, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 04/20/2018 12:29 PM