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Resolution RS2020-406

A resolution authorizing the Metropolitan Mayor to submit Substantial Amendment Three to the 2018-2023 Consolidated Plan and the Nashville Davidson County CARES Act Substantial Amendment 1 to the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

WHEREAS, The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act Public Law 116-136 signed on March 27, 2020, authorized a special allocation of funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV), and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA-CV) programs to be used to respond to the Coronavirus outbreak; and

WHEREAS, by Resolution R94-1326, the Metropolitan Council designated the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency ("MDHA") as the lead agency responsible for the preparation of the Five Year Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development for The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County; and

WHEREAS, On April 2, 2020, Mayor John Cooper was notified via letters from John Gibbs, Acting Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development of the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development of the amounts of the initial allocations for the CDBG-CV; ESG-CV; and HOPWA-CV CARES Act funds; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with HUD guidance, MDHA has prepared Substantial Amendment 3 to the 2018-2023 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community for Nashville-Davidson County and Substantial Amendment 1 to the 2019-2020 Action Plan to allow for an expedited public comment period and to allocate the initial CARES Act funds to eligible activities to be used to mitigate the impacts of the Coronavirus; and

WHEREAS, these Substantial Amendments have been prepared by MDHA in accordance with CARES Act regulations regarding citizen participation and in consultation with a variety of public and private agencies and concerned individuals; and

WHEREAS, concurrent with the preparation of Substantial Amendment 1 to the 2019-2020

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. The Metropolitan Council adopts Substantial Amendment Three to the 2018-2023 Consolidated Plan and the Nashville Davidson County Substantial Amendment 1 to the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development, attached hereto and made part of this Resolution, and that the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to submit the Substantial Amendment and Annual Update to HUD; and

Section 2. That Substantial Amendment Three to the 2018-2023 Consolidated Plan and Substantial Amendment 1 to the 2019-2020 Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development, which describes the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG-CV) Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV), and the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA-CV) programs to be used prevent, prepare for and respond to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) , is attached hereto and made a part of this Resolution.

Section 3. That the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency is authorized to administer the Consolidated Plan on behalf of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County; and.

Section 4. That this Resolution shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Burkley Allen, Bob Mendes

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Legislative History

Referred toAffordable Housing
Budget and Finance Committee

IntroducedJuly 7, 2020

AdoptedJuly 7, 2020

ApprovedJuly 8, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 07/10/2020 2:35 PM