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Resolution RS2018-1143

A resolution approving an application for a Fire Prevention and Safety grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the  Nashville Fire Department, to develop and implement a department wide training program for arson investigation and to develop a comprehensive public education program for non-English speaking residents.

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is accepting applications for a Fire Prevention and Safety grant with an award of $421,896.00 and a required cash match of $21,094.00 to develop and implement a department wide training program for arson investigation and to develop a comprehensive public education program for non-English speaking residents; 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 Fire Prevention and Safety grant with an award of $421,896.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Nashville Fire Department is authorized to submit said application to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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, Mary Carolyn Roberts

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedApril 17, 2018

AdoptedApril 17, 2018

ApprovedApril 18, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 04/25/2018 2:12 PM