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Resolution RS2020-152

A resolution accepting a grant from Living Cities to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the  Finance Department – Procurement Division, to support the city’s work with the City Accelerator’s Retake: Inclusive Procurement Cohort program to improve the participation of minority and women-owned businesses in the Metropolitan Government’s procurement process.

WHEREAS, Living Cities has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00 with no cash match required to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Finance Department – Procurement Division, to support the city’s work with the City Accelerator’s Retake: Inclusive Procurement Cohort program to improve the participation of minority and women-owned businesses in the Metropolitan Government’s procurement process; and,

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

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 Living Cities, in an amount not to exceed $50,000.00, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Finance Department – Procurement Division, to support the city’s work with the City Accelerator’s Retake: Inclusive Procurement Cohort program to improve the participation of minority and women-owned businesses in the Metropolitan Government’s procurement process, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2. That the amount of this grant is to be appropriated to the Finance Department – Procurement Division 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)

Bob Mendes, Ginny Welsch, Tonya Hancock, Emily Benedict, Zulfat Suara

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

IntroducedJanuary 7, 2020

AdoptedJanuary 7, 2020

ApprovedJanuary 8, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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