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Resolution RS2019-42

A resolution approving a grant agreement of the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) grant between the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency (MDHA) to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Social Services Department/Homelessness Commission, to contribute to the national effort to end homelessness.

WHEREAS, it is to the mutual benefit of MDHA and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Social Services Commission, to receive a grant from HUD of $150,000.00 to support HMIS; and,

WHEREAS, MDHA and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Social Services Commission, have entered into an Assignment and Assumption Grant Agreement Amendment, previously approved by Resolution RS2019-1791, to transfer the grant to the Metropolitan Social Services Commission’s Homeless Impact Division; and,

WHEREAS, proceeds from the grant funding will provide two (2) HMIS positions, including one (1) renewal position. Previous grant funding for these purposes expires June 30, 2019, after which the Metropolitan Social Services Commission will lack requisite funds to continue existing HMIS administrator positions; and

WHEREAS, the aforementioned grant of $150,000.00 was awarded to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Social Services Commission; and

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant transfer be accepted.

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

Section 1. That the grant transfer between MDHA and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Social Services Commission, to receive a grant of $150,000.00, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.

Section 2. That the amount of this grant be appropriated to the Metropolitan Social Services Commission, based upon revenues estimated to be received and any match to be applied.

Section 3. That the Assignment and Assumption Grant Agreement Amendment between MDHA and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Social Services Commission, attached hereto, is hereby approved and accepted.

Section 4. 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, Freddie O'Connell, Burkley Allen, Joy Styles

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee

IntroducedOctober 15, 2019

AdoptedOctober 15, 2019

ApprovedOctober 16, 2019

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 10/25/2019 12:53 PM