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Resolution RS2020-279

A resolution approving a contract for the Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program (BMTFP) between The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the Tennessee Department of Health to support a smoking cessation program providing counseling and non-cash voucher incentives to pregnant and postpartum women and eligible household members.  

WHEREAS, Metropolitan Charter Section 10.104 provides that the Board of Health has the duty to contract for such services as will further the program and policies of the board, subject to confirmation by Resolution of Council; and,

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, wishes to contract with the Tennessee Department of Health for the Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program (BMTFP) to support a smoking cessation program providing counseling and non-cash voucher incentives to pregnant and postpartum women and eligible household members; and,

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

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

Section 1. That the contract by and between the Tennessee Department of Health and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide the Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program (BMTPF) to support a smoking cessation program providing counseling and non-cash voucher incentives to pregnant and postpartum women and eligible household members is hereby approved.

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)

Sharon Hurt, Ginny Welsch, Tanaka Vercher

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee

IntroducedApril 21, 2020

AdoptedApril 21, 2020

ApprovedApril 22, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 04/24/2020 3:44 PM