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Resolution RS2019-1556

A resolution accepting a Homeland Security Grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Emergency Management, to fund costs related to enhancing preventative capabilities for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and improvised explosive device detection and response.

WHEREAS, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency has awarded a Homeland Security Grant in an amount not to exceed $294,451.00 with no cash match required to fund costs related to enhancing preventative capabilities for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and improvised explosive device detection and response; and,

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

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

Section 1. That the grant by and between the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, in an amount not to exceed $294,451.00, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Emergency Management, to fund costs related to enhancing preventative capabilities for chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and improvised explosive device detection and response, a copy of which 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 Office of Emergency Management, based on the 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)

Tanaka Vercher, Mike Freeman

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedJanuary 15, 2019

AdoptedJanuary 15, 2019

ApprovedJanuary 16, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 01/31/2019 9:10 AM