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Resolution RS2019-1645

A resolution accepting a grant from the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County to help offset special event expenses to cover safety and security needs, traffic control, and 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 24 - 28, 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 Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, the Nashville Fire Department, and the Nashville Office of Emergency Management have each agreed to provide related and necessary services to ensure public safety and security, incurring additional expense; 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 $300,000.00 with no cash match required of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, to reimburse and offset special event expenses incurred by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, the Nashville Fire Department, and the Nashville Office of Emergency Management to cover safety and security measures, traffic control, and emergency management for 2019 National Football League Draft and related activities and events; 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 $300,000.00 to reimburse expenses paid to reimburse and offset special event expenses incurred by the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, the Nashville Fire Department, and the Nashville Office of Emergency Management to cover safety and security measures, traffic control, and emergency management for 2019 National Football League Draft and related activities and events, 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)

Freddie O'Connell, Sheri Weiner

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Convention, Tourism, and Public Entertainment Facilities Committee

IntroducedMarch 19, 2019

AdoptedMarch 19, 2019

ApprovedMarch 25, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 03/25/2019 11:27 AM