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Resolution RS2019-1889

A resolution approving an application for 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 positions of Police Crisis Counselor II and Victim Advocate to enhance services and serve more victims.

WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, is accepting applications for a Victims of Crime Act grant with an award of $574,479.00 with an in-kind match of $143,495.00 to fund the positions of Police Crisis Counselor II and Victim Advocate to enhance services and serve more victims; 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 Victims of Crime Act grant with an award of $574,479.00, 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 Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal 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)

Tanaka Vercher, Mary Carolyn Roberts

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedAugust 20, 2019

AdoptedAugust 20, 2019

ApprovedAugust 21, 2019

By:Mayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 08/23/2019 3:12 PM