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Resolution RS2019-1535

A resolution approving an application for a Flood Mitigation Assistance grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metro Water Services Department.

WHEREAS, the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, is accepting applications for a Flood Mitigation Assistance grant with an award of $1,256,530.50 with a required cash match of $139,614.50 to fund the acquisition and demolition of seven properties in the Whites Creek and North Fork Ewing Creek floodplains; 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 a Flood Mitigation Assistance grant with an award of $1,256,530.50, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metro Water Services Department is authorized to submit said application to the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency.

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, Freddie O'Connell, Jonathan Hall, DeCosta Hastings, Brenda Haywood

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Public Works Committee

IntroducedJanuary 3, 2019

AdoptedJanuary 3, 2019

ApprovedJanuary 4, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 01/15/2019 4:12 PM