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Resolution RS2020-437

A resolution accepting two grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Fire Department, to provide claims reimbursement to EMS agencies for costs related to the diagnoses, testing, or care for individuals with possible or actual cases of COVID-19.

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded two grants in an amount not to exceed $372,542.40 with no cash match required to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Fire Department, to provide claims reimbursement to EMS agencies for costs related to the diagnoses, testing, or care for individuals with possible or actual cases of COVID-19; 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 grants by and between the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in an amount not to exceed $372,542.40, to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Nashville Fire Department, to provide claims reimbursement to EMS agencies for costs related to the diagnoses, testing, or care for individuals with possible or actual cases of COVID-19, 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 Nashville Fire Department 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)

Bob Mendes

Legislative History

IntroducedJuly 7, 2020

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

AdoptedJuly 7, 2020

ApprovedJuly 8, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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