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Resolution RS2018-1070

A resolution approving an application for a Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

WHEREAS, the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, is accepting applications for a Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant with an award of $36,000.00 and a required cash match of $9,000.00 to increase effectiveness in safely and efficiently handling hazardous materials accidents and incidents; 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 the Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant with an award of $36,000.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Office of Emergency Management is authorized to submit said application to the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency.

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)

Tanaka Vercher, Mary Roberts

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedMarch 6, 2018

AdoptedMarch 6, 2018

ApprovedMarch 7, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 03/08/2018 3:24 PM