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Resolution RS2018-1295

A resolution approving an application for a Port Security Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Emergency Management, to protect maritime critical infrastructure and support overall port resilience and recovery capabilities.

WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is accepting applications for a Port Security Grant with an award of $699,285.00 with a required cash match of $233,095.00 to protect maritime critical infrastructure and support overall port resilience and recovery capabilities; and,

WHEREAS, the Office of Emergency Management is eligible to participate in the 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 grant application of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Emergency Management, for a Port Security Grant, to protect maritime critical infrastructure and support overall port resilience and recovery capabilities, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Office of Emergency Management is authorized to submit said grant application to the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.

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)

Brett Withers, Tanaka Vercher, Mary Carolyn Roberts

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Legislative History

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

IntroducedJuly 17, 2018

AdoptedJuly 17, 2018

ApprovedJuly 18, 2018

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 07/26/2018 7:05 AM