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Resolution RS2020-394

A resolution appropriating to certain accounts for the benefit of various Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Departments Sixteen Million, Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($16,700,000), for the support of various agencies providing services to members of the community Two Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,800,000), for the benefit of Metropolitan Nashville Public School Students Twenty Four Million Dollars ($24,000,000) and, for the benefit of a community needs assessment Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000).

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council adopted Resolution RS2020-318, as amended, on May 19, 2020, authorizing the acceptance of a local government Coronavirus Relief Fund grant (the “CRF grant fund”) from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Finance Department, in an amount not to exceed $121,122,775, to respond to the public health emergency caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, and,

WHEREAS, Resolution RS2020-318, as amended, requires approval by resolution of a plan for disbursement of CRF grant funds, and,

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council desires the CRF grant funds appropriated by this resolution to be part of the disbursement plan, and,

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council desires to appropriate to certain accounts for the benefit of various Metropolitan Nashville Departments Sixteen Million, Seven Hundred Thousand Dollars ($16,700,000), for the support of various agencies providing direct services to members of the community Two Million, Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,800,000), for the benefit of Metropolitan Nashville Public School Students Twenty Four Million Dollars ($24,000,000) and, for the benefit of a community needs assessment Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($500,000) from the CRF grant fund revenues received from the U.S. Department of the Treasury and deposited into the COVID-19 Pandemic Fund maintained by the Department of Finance.

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

Section 1: That the following amounts from the COVID-19 Pandemic Fund revenues are hereby appropriated to reimburse expenditures incurred in Fiscal Year 2020 by various Metropolitan Government Departments:

PRIMARY EXPENDITURE ACCOUNT #
01602020
ACCOUNT DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
502220/503640 PPE and sanitizing public spaces $6,400,000
501104 Overtime for public health and safety personnel 5,000,000
501135 Employee time off related to COVID-19 2,500,000
502331/502351 Public health temporary labor and technology 1,800,000
502331 Temporary labor for assessment centers, shelters 1,000,000
TOTAL $16,700,000

Section 2: That the appropriations in Section 1 are funded from the following revenue:

PRIMARY REVENUE ACCOUNT # ACCOUNT DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
01602020.406100 Revenue – Federal Direct ($16,700,000)
TOTAL ($16,700,000)

Section 3: That the following amounts from the COVID-19 Pandemic Fund revenues are hereby appropriated for the support of various agencies and non-profit organizations providing direct services to members of the community negatively impacted by COVID-19 provided that funds shall be disbursed in accordance with the requirements of section 7-3-314 of the Tennessee Code Annotated and all related grant contracts shall be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council:

PRIMARY EXPENDITURE ACCOUNT #
01602020
ACCOUNT DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
505320 Social Services for Community partnership funds for agencies providing services related to COVID-19 $200,000
505320 Health Department for Community partnership funds for agencies providing services related to COVID-19 $200,000
505320 Library for Community partnership funds for agencies providing services related to COVID-19 $200,000
505320 Office of Family Safety for Community partnership funds for agencies providing services related to COVID-19 $200,000
505320 Juvenile Court for Community partnership funds for agencies providing services related to COVID-19 $200,000
505320 Direct appropriations to non-profit organizations providing services related to COVID-19 $1,800,000
TOTAL $2,800,000

Section 4: That the appropriations in Section 3 are funded from the following revenue:

PRIMARY REVENUE ACCOUNT # ACCOUNT DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
01602020.406100 Revenue – Federal Direct ($2,800,000)
TOTAL ($2,800,000)

Section 5: That the following amounts from the COVID-19 Pandemic Fund revenues are hereby appropriated to purchase computers and hotspots for the benefit of Metropolitan Nashville Public School Students:

PRIMARY EXPENDITURE ACCOUNT #01602020 ACCOUNT DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
503130 Laptops and hot spots $24,000,000
TOTAL $24,000,000

Section 6: That the appropriations in Section 5 are funded from the following revenue:

PRIMARY REVENUE ACCOUNT # ACCOUNT DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
01602020.406100 Revenue – Federal Direct ($24,000,000)
TOTAL ($24,000,000)

Section 7: That the following amounts from the COVID-19 Pandemic Fund revenues are hereby appropriated to fund a community needs assessment to be performed by the Equity Alliance to inform recommendations for the use of CRF grant funding:

PRIMARY EXPENDITURE ACCOUNT #01602020 ACCOUNT DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
502220 Community needs assessment $500,000
TOTAL $500,000

Section 8: That the appropriations in Section 5 are funded from the following revenue:

PRIMARY REVENUE ACCOUNT ACCOUNT DESCRIPTION AMOUNT
01602020.406100 Revenue – Federal Direct ($500,000)
TOTAL ($500,000)

Section 9: That all appropriations hereinabove shall be incorporated and made part of the plan of disbursement of CFR grant funds as required by Resolution RS2020-318, as amended.

Section 10: 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

IntroducedJune 16, 2020

AdoptedJune 16, 2020

ApprovedJune 17, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 06/29/2020 4:59 PM