ORDINANCE NO. O98-1396
An ordinance approving the acceptance of a law enforcement block grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting through the Department of Metropolitan Police for the benefit the Department of Police, the Office of the District Attorney General, the Sheriffs Office, Metropolitan Public Schools, Criminal Court, Juvenile Court, Public Defender, the Justice Information Systems, and the Council of Community Services, and approving matching funds therefor.
Whereas, application was made to the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, for an award of grant moneys from the Local Law Enforcement Block Grants Program for fiscal year 1998 in an amount not to exceed Two Million Eight Hundred Seventy Two Thousand Eight Hundred Nine Dollars ($2,872,809) for the benefit of various departments of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting through the Metropolitan Police Department; and,
Whereas, a grant has been awarded to the Metropolitan Government for the use and benefit of the municipality to reduce crime and improve public safety; and,
Whereas, the participating departments have submitted their intent to meet the ten percent (10%) local match, Three Hundred Nineteen Thousand, Two Hundred an One Dollars ($319,201) and the utilization of said moneys within their departments; and,
Whereas, the Department of Police hereby accepts oversight and management responsibility of the grant and the matching funds;
Now, therefore, be it enacted by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:
Section 1. That the grant from the United States Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting through the Metropolitan Police Department, in an amount not to exceed Two Million Eight Hundred Seventy-Two Thousand Eight Hundred Nine Dollars ($2,872,809), a copy of which is attached hereto titled Grant Award No. _____________________ and incorporated herein, is accepted, and the Metropolitan County Mayor is authorized to execute the contract documents.
Section 2. That the sums totaling Three Hundred Nineteen Thousand Two Hundred One Dollars ($319,201) be provided from the operating budgets of the Department of Police, The Office of The District Attorney General, The Sheriffs Office, Metropolitan Public Schools Criminal Courts, Juvenile Court, Public Defender, The Justice Information Systems, and the Neighborhood Alliance for the purpose of providing the Metropolitan Governments share of matching funds for the program.
Section 3. That any amendments to this grant shall be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council by twenty-one affirmative votes.
Section 4. That this Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored By: Charles Fentress & Leroy Hollis
AMENDMENT NO. 1
ORDINANCE NO. O98-1396
I move to amend Ordinance No. O98-1396 by deleting the 1998 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Executive Summary attached thereto and substituting in lieu thereof the new 1998 Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Executive Summary attached hereto.
Sponsored By: Mansfield Douglas
Amendment Adopted: October 20, 1998
|Introduced:||October 6, 1998|
|Passed First Reading:||October 6, 1998|
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee
Public Safety Committee
|Amended:||October 20, 1998|
|Passed Second Reading:||October 20, 1998|
|Passed Third Reading:||November 17, 1998|
|Approved:||November 20, 1998|