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Resolution RS2019-1697

A resolution accepting the Healthy Start Initiative – Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide a variety of services in reducing infant mortality for pregnant and parenting women.

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded the Healthy Start Initiative – Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities Grant in an amount not to exceed $1,070,000.00 with no cash match required to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide a variety of services in reducing infant mortality for pregnant and parenting women; 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 Healthy Start Initiative – Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities Grant by and between the U.S. Department of Health, in an amount not to exceed $1,070,000.00, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide a variety of services in reducing infant mortality for pregnant and parenting women, a copy of which grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2. That the amount of this grant is to be appropriated to the Metropolitan Department of Health 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, Erica Gilmore

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedMay 7, 2019

AdoptedMay 7, 2019

ApprovedMay 8, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 05/13/2019 2:52 PM