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Resolution RS2020-425

A resolution approving amendment one to a Healthy Built Environment grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to purchase and plant trees in conjunction with the Root Nashville project to promote and support healthier living environments.

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through Metropolitan Board of Health, previously entered into a grant agreement with the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, to purchase and plant trees in conjunction with the Root Nashville project to promote and support healthier living environments approved by RS2019-1814; and,

WHEREAS, the parties wish to amend the grant agreement to extend the end date of the grant agreement to December 31, 2020, a copy of which amendment one is attached hereto; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that amendment one be accepted.

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

Section 1. That amendment one to the Healthy Built Environment grant by and between the State of Tennessee, Department of Health, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to purchase and plant trees in conjunction with the Root Nashville project to promote and support healthier living environments, a copy of which amendment one grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.

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)

Sharon Hurt, Burkley Allen, Ginny Welsch, Tonya Hancock, Angie Henderson

Legislative History

Referred toHealth, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee

IntroducedJuly 7, 2020

AdoptedJuly 7, 2020

ApprovedJuly 8, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 07/10/2020 2:35 PM