RESOLUTION RS2017-811

A resolution approving an application for an Intake Diversion Program grant from Pet Smart Charities to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide funding to establish a Safety Net Voucher Program to provide low cost medical services and behavioral vouchers to assist in decreasing the relinquishment of animals to Metro Animal Care and Control.

WHEREAS, the Pet Smart Charities is accepting applications for an Intake Diversion Program grant with an award of $50,000.00 with no cash match required; 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 grant application of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, for an Intake Diversion Program grant to provide funding to establish a Safety Net Voucher Program to provide low cost medical services and behavioral vouchers to assist in decreasing the relinquishment of animals to Metro Animal Care and Control, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Board of Health is authorized to submit said application to Pet Smart Charities.

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: Erica Gilmore, John Cooper

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY

Referred to: Budget & Finance Committee
Health, Hospitals & Social Services Committee
Introduced: August 1, 2017
Deferred Indefinitely: August 1, 2017
Adopted:
Approved:  
By:  
Next Consideration: Deferred Indefinitely

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