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Resolution RS2020-297

A resolution approving amendments one and two to a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, to fund a series of temporary public art interventions, artist-led community planning, workshops focused on affordable housing and production spaces, and targeted creative economic neighborhood policies within Madison for cultural and economic redevelopment in the city. 

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Arts Commission previously entered into a grant agreement with the National Endowment for the Arts to fund a series of temporary public art interventions, artist-led community planning, workshops focused on affordable housing and production spaces, and targeted creative economic neighborhood policies within Madison for cultural and economic redevelopment in the city approved by R2017-521; and,

WHEREAS, the parties with to amend the grant agreement to extend the end date of the grant agreement from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2019 (amendment one) and extend the end date of the grant agreement from December 31, 2019 to December 31, 2020, copies of which are attached hereto; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that amendments one and two be accepted.

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

Section 1. That amendments one and two to the grant by and between the National Endowment for the Arts and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Arts Commission, to fund a series of temporary public art interventions, artist-led community planning, workshops focused on affordable housing and production spaces, and targeted creative economic neighborhood policies within Madison for cultural and economic redevelopment in the city, copies of which amendments one and two are attached hereto and incorporated herein, are hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.

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)

Nancy VanReece, Larry Hagar, Ginny Welsch, Tonya Hancock, Joy Styles, Emily Benedict, Burkley Allen

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Legislative History

Referred toParks, Library, and Arts Committee

IntroducedMay 5, 2020

AdoptedMay 5, 2020

ApprovedMay 6, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 05/25/2020 4:08 PM