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Resolution RS2019-88

A resolution accepting a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to fund the position of a VOCA Law Enforcement Victim Coordinator to enhance services and serve more victims.

WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $240,000.00 with a required cash match of $60,000.00 to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to fund the position of a VOCA Law Enforcement Victim Coordinator to enhance services and serve more victims; 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 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant by and between the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, in an amount not to exceed $240,000.00, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to fund the position of a VOCA Law Enforcement Victim Coordinator to enhance services and serve more victims, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.

Section 2. That the amount of this grant be appropriated to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department based on the revenues estimated to be received and any match to be applied

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)

Bob Mendes

Legislative History

IntroducedNovember 5, 2019

AdoptedNovember 5, 2019

ApprovedNovember 6, 2019

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 11/13/2019 8:28 AM