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Resolution RS2018-1464

A resolution accepting the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the United States Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, for technology upgrades, supplies for direct support to basic police, in-service, and specialized training.

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Justice has awarded the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) in an amount not to exceed $495,317.00 with no cash match required to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, for technology upgrades, supplies for direct support to basic police, in-service, and specialized training; and,

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

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

Section 1. That the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) by and between the United States Department of Justice, in an amount not to exceed $495,317.00 and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, for technology upgrades, supplies for direct support to basic police, in-service, and specialized training, a copy of which grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.

Section 2. That the amount of this grant is to be appropriated to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department based on 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)

Kevin Rhoten, Mike Freeman

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee

IntroducedNovember 6, 2018

AdoptedNovember 6, 2018

ApprovedNovember 13, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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