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Resolution RS2018-1498

A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Music City Community Court, Division VIII, to implement a community court to combine the power of the community and the justice system to address local public safety concerns.

WHEREAS, the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $150,307.65 with no cash match required to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Music City Community Court, Division VIII, to implement a community court to combine the power of the community and the justice system to address local public safety concerns; 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 Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts, in an amount not to exceed $150,307.65, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Music City Community Court, Division VIII, to implement a community court to combine the power of the community and the justice system to address local public safety concerns, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2: That the amount of this grant is to be appropriated to the Davidson County General Sessions Music City Community Court, Division VIII, based on the revenues estimated to be received and any match to be applied.

Section 3: 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, Mike Freeman, Kathleen Murphy

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedDecember 4, 2018

AdoptedDecember 4, 2018

ApprovedDecember 5, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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