RESOLUTION NO. RS2002-1143
A Resolution appropriating $100,000 from the Reserve for Nashville Stand For Children Program Account of the General Fund of the General Services District and approving a grant to Tennessee Voices For Children, Inc. to provide partial funding for its program services.
WHEREAS, Tennessee Voices For Children, Inc. provides program services that include activities related to improving and expanding services related to the emotional and behavioral well-being of children; 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 Tennessee Voices For Children, 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 Tennessee Voices For Children, 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 One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($100,000) from the Reserve for Nashville Stand For Children Program Account of the General Fund of the General Services District to fund a grant to Tennessee Voices For Children, Inc. for the purpose of providing a portion of the funding for its program services.
Section 2. The Metropolitan Government is hereby authorized to enter into a grant contract with the Tennessee Voices For Children, Inc. for the amount provided herein for the purposes stated, and the Metropolitan Mayor is hereby authorized to execute said contract. Such grant 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: David Briley, Phil Ponder
& Finance Committee
|Introduced:||September 17 , 2002|
|Deferred:||September 17 , 2002|
|Adopted:||October 1, 2002|
|Returned Unsigned by Mayor:||October 3, 2002|