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Resolution RS2018-1379

A resolution approving an application for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant 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 specialized training and equipment to ensure personnel maintain needed certifications for criminal investigation and crime reduction initiatives.

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Justice is accepting applications for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant with an award of $495,317.00 with no cash match required; and,

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County 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 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant with an award of $495,317.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Police Department is authorized to submit said application to the United States 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)

Tanaka Vercher, Mary Carolyn Roberts

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedSeptember 4, 2018

AdoptedSeptember 4, 2018

ApprovedSeptember 5, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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