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Resolution RS2019-1844

A resolution approving an application for an Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Enhancing Language and Other Access to Services 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, for an Accessibility Coordinator to identify service barriers and create an Accessibility Plan.

WHEREAS, the U. S. Department of Justice is accepting applications for an OVC Enhancing Language and Other Access to Services Grant with an award of $200,000.00 with no cash match required for an Accessibility Coordinator to identify service barriers and create an Accessibility Plan; 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 an Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Enhancing Language and Other Access to Services Grant with an award of $200,000.00, 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.

Sponsor(s)

Tanaka Vercher, Mary Carolyn Roberts

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee

IntroducedAugust 6, 2019

AdoptedAugust 6, 2019

ApprovedAugust 7, 2019

By:Mayor Briley's signature

Requests for ADA accommodation should be directed to the Metropolitan Clerk at 615-862-6770.

Last Modified: 08/12/2019 12:32 PM