RESOLUTION NO. RS2008-517
A resolution approving an application for a grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to purchase and remove homes at 365, 371, 377, and 381 Wimpole Drive which lie in a repetitively flooded area.
WHEREAS, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency is accepting applications for grants for flood plain home buyouts, with an award of $626,887.50, and a required match of $208,962.50; and,
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government is eligible to participate in this grant program; and,
WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant application be approved and submitted.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the Metropolitan Government’s application for a grant to purchase and remove homes at 365, 371, 377, and 381 Wimpole Drive which lie in a repetitively flooded area, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same, and the said application is authorized to be submitted to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency.
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.
Sponsored by: Carl Burch, Parker Toler, Jim Forkum
Attachment(s) on file in the Metropolitan Clerk's Office
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee
Public Works Committee
|Introduced:||October 21, 2008|
|Adopted:||October 21, 2008|
|Approved:||October 28, 2008|