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Resolution RS2020-303

A resolution approving an application for a 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplement Funding Program grant from the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to support a broad range of activities including preventing, preparing for, and responding to the Coronavirus.

WHEREAS, the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, is accepting applications for a 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplement Funding Program grant with an award of $1,551,648.00 with no cash match required; 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 grant application of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, for a 2020 Coronavirus Emergency Supplement Funding Program grant to support a broad range of activities including preventing, preparing for, and responding to the Coronavirus, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department is authorized to submit said application to the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs.

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, Ginny Welsch, Joy Styles, Zulfat Suara

Legislative History

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