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Resolution RS2020-404

A resolution approving an application for an Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Program grant from the U. S. Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the General Sessions Court, to provide access to or enhance treatment capacity or other critical support services.

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Justice is accepting applications for an Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Program grant with an award of $342,502.00 and a required cash match of $116,168.00 to provide access to or enhance treatment capacity or other critical support services; and,

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government is eligible to participate in this grant program; and,

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

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

Section 1. That the Metropolitan Government’s application for an Adult Drug Court and Veterans Treatment Court Discretionary Program grant with an award of $342,502.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the General Sessions Court is authorized to submit said application to the U. S Department of Justice.

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)

Bob Mendes, Zulfat Suara, Kyonzté Toombs

Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

IntroducedJuly 7, 2020

AdoptedJuly 7, 2020

ApprovedJuly 8, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 07/10/2020 2:34 PM