RESOLUTION NO. RS2017-558
A resolution approving an application for a Justice for Families Program Grant from the U. S. Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Family Safety, to fund a high risk court advocate and a high risk general sessions court probation officer to increase advocacy services to high risk victims and create a high risk probation program for offenders.
WHEREAS, the U. S. Department of Justice is accepting applications for a Justice for Families Program Grant with an award of $546,986.00 with no cash match required; and,
WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County 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 Justice for Families Program Grant with an award of $546,986.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Office of Family Safety is authorized to submit said application to the U. S. Department of Justice.
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: John Cooper, Angie Henderson
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|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Introduced:||February 21, 2017|
|Adopted:||February 21, 2017|
|Approved:||February 22, 2017|
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