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Resolution RS2019-1780

A resolution accepting a grant and approving amendment one to that grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Correction, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the State Trial Courts, for a Community Corrections Services Grant to divert felony offenders from the Tennessee prison system by providing community supervision and treatment services.

WHEREAS, the State of Tennessee, Department of Correction, awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $2,928,628.00 with a required cash match of $162,000.00 for FY 2018 – FY2019 to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the State Trial Courts, for a Community Corrections Services Grant to divert felony offenders from the Tennessee prison system by providing community supervision and treatment services; and,

WHEREAS, the parties wish to amend that grant agreement to increase the amount of the grant by $1,464,314.00 for a new grant total of $4,392,942.00 with a required cash match of $81,000.00 and extend the end date of the grant term from June 30, 2019 to June 30, 2020, a copy of which amendment one is attached hereto; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that the grant and amendment one to the 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 and amendment one to that grant by and between the State of Tennessee, Department of Correction, in an amount not to exceed $4,392,942.00, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the State Trial Courts, for a Community Corrections Services Grant to divert felony offenders from the Tennessee prison system by providing community supervision and treatment services, copies of which grant and amendment one to the grant are attached hereto and incorporated herein, are 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 State Trial Courts based on 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

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

IntroducedJune 18, 2019

AdoptedJune 18, 2019

ApprovedJune 19, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 06/21/2019 2:35 PM