RESOLUTION NO. RS2002-1053
A resolution appropriating $35,000 from the Contingency Account of the General Fund of the General Services District to Project Return, Inc. to provide partial funding for its program services.
WHEREAS, Project Return, Inc. provides program services that consist of an adult program and a youth program, both of which provide direct referrals to employment sources, educate the public regarding criminal justice issues, and support successful transitions back into the community through life skills training; and
WHEREAS, T.C.A. § 7-3-314 enables the Metropolitan Government to appropriate funds for the financial aid of a nonprofit organization which is exempt from taxation pursuant to § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended (sic), provided that such funds appropriated shall be used to promote the general welfare of the residents of Metropolitan Government; and
WHEREAS, the Project Return, Inc. is a tax exempt organization under the provisions of § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended; and
WHEREAS, the funds appropriated herein shall be used to promote the general welfare of the residents of Metropolitan Government; and
WHEREAS, the Project Return, Inc. has filed with the Metropolitan Clerk (1) evidence of its tax exempt status under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, (2) a statement of the proposed use of the funds and the program that serves the residents of Metropolitan Government, and (3) a copy of annual audit of its last fiscal year.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
SECTION 1. There is hereby appropriated Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars ($35,000) from the Contingency Account of the General Fund of the General Services District to fund a grant to Project Return, Inc. for the purpose of providing a portion of the funding to for its program services.
SECTION 2. The Metropolitan Government is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with the Project Return, Inc. for the amount provided herein for the purposes stated, and the Metropolitan Mayor is hereby authorized to execute said contract. Such contract shall specify the terms and conditions under which the grant funds are to be spent and shall contain a requirement that the grantee shall file with the Director of Finance and with the Metropolitan Clerk a copy of an annual report of its business affairs and transactions and documents relating to the actual expenditures of the funds provided herein.
SECTION 3. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored By: Howard Gentry, Ludye Wallace
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||May 21, 2002|
|Adopted:||May 21, 2002|
|Approved:||May 24, 2002|