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Resolution RS2018-1393

A resolution approving an agreement between the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to provide police assistance to the Middle Tennessee Drug Enforcement Task Force.

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Justice, DEA, has requested that the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department assist with the Middle Tennessee Drug Enforcement Task Force; and,

WHEREAS, the agreement attached hereto and incorporated herein provides terms for such assistance, including reimbursement by the DEA for overtime payments made to Metropolitan Nashville Police Department officers assigned to the Middle Tennessee Drug Enforcement Task Force; and,

WHEREAS, T.C.A. § 12-9-104 authorizes the Metropolitan Government to enter into agreements with agencies of the federal government for cooperative projects by resolution of the governing body; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this agreement be approved.

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

Section 1. That the agreement by and between the United States Department of Justice, DEA, and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to provide police assistance to the Middle Tennessee Drug Enforcement Task Force, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2. That any funds obtained by the Metropolitan Government pursuant to this agreement shall be appropriated to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department.

Section 3. 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

IntroducedSeptember 18, 2018

AdoptedSeptember 18, 2018 - Roll Call Vote

ApprovedSeptember 19, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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