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Resolution RS2018-1196

A resolution approving an application for a Bulletproof Vest 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, to purchase bullet proof vests for law enforcement personnel.

WHEREAS, the United States Department of Justice is accepting applications for a Bulletproof Vest Grant with an award of $194,486.25 and a required match of $194,486.25; 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 grant application for a Bulletproof Vest Grant, with an award of $194,486.25, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Nashville 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

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedMay 15, 2018

AdoptedMay 15, 2018

ApprovedMay 16, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 05/22/2018 11:36 AM