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Resolution RS2019-1710

A resolution accepting a grant from the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to help offset expenses incurred for emergency management for the 2019 National Football League Draft.

WHEREAS, the 2019 National Football League Draft and related activities and events will take place April 25 - 27, 2019 in downtown Nashville, and it is anticipated that this event will attract significant levels of attendance by visitors and tourists; and,

WHEREAS, public safety is essential to the success of this event, and the Nashville Office of Emergency Management will be providing emergency management services to ensure public safety; and,

WHEREAS, the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation is overseeing the 2019 National Football League Draft and its related events and activities; and,

WHEREAS, the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation, has awarded a grant in the amount of $10,000.00 with no cash match required of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, to assist in offsetting expenses incurred by the Metropolitan Nashville Office of Emergency Management for emergency management services for the 2019 National Football League Draft; and,

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

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

Section 1. That the grant by and between the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation and the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00, to assist in offsetting expenses incurred by the Metropolitan Nashville Office of Emergency Management for emergency management services for the 2019 National Football League Draft, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

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, Sharon Hurt, Mary Carolyn Roberts, Freddie O'Connell

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Last Modified: 05/13/2019 2:53 PM