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Resolution RS2020-341

A resolution approving an application for an Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the United States Department of Homeland Security to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Fire Department to provide resources to equip personnel in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Homeland Security is accepting applications for an Assistance to Firefighters Grant, with an award of $903,301.04.00 and a required cash match of $90,330.10; 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 application for an Assistance to Firefighters Grant, with an award of $903,301.04, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Nashville Fire Department is authorized to submit said application to the United States Department of Homeland Security.

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)

Bob Mendes, Russ Pulley, Joy Styles, Zulfat Suara

Legislative History

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

IntroducedJune 2, 2020

AdoptedJune 2, 2020

ApprovedJune 3, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 06/07/2020 3:11 PM