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Resolution RS2020-544

A resolution to appropriate supplemental benefit grant funds from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) services targeted toward the elderly, disabled, veterans, and households with children under the age of six years.

WHEREAS, the Tennessee Housing Development Agency has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $1,639,666.00 with no cash match required to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, for Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) services targeted toward the elderly, disabled, veterans, and households with children under the age of six years; and,

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Action Commission has accepted this grant pursuant to its authority under Metropolitan Code of Laws section 2.108.050; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that these supplemental benefit grant funds be appropriated to the Metropolitan Action Commission.

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

Section 1. That the supplemental benefit grant funds by and between the Tennessee Housing Development Agency, in an amount not to exceed $1,639,666.00, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, for Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) services targeted toward the elderly, disabled, veterans, and households with children under the age of six years, a copy of which grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, be appropriated to the Metropolitan Action Commission.

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)

Kyonzté Toombs

Legislative History

IntroducedSeptember 15, 2020

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

AdoptedSeptember 15, 2020

ApprovedSeptember 16, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 09/18/2020 4:25 PM