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Resolution RS2020-460

A resolution accepting a Community Corrections and Substance Abuse grant from the Tennessee Department of Correction to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the State Trial Courts, to divert eligible offenders from the Tennessee prison system by providing community supervision and treatment services.

WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Correction has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $1,512,148.00 with a required cash match of $75,600.00 to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the State Trial Courts, to divert eligible offenders from the Tennessee prison system by providing community supervision and treatment services; 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 Department of Correction, in an amount not to exceed $1,512,148.00, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the State Trial Courts, to divert eligible offenders from the Tennessee prison system by providing community supervision and treatment services, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2. That the amount of this grant 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)

Bob Mendes, Kyonzté Toombs, Zulfat Suara, Emily Benedict, Burkley Allen

Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

IntroducedAugust 4, 2020

AdoptedAugust 4, 2020

ApprovedAugust 5, 2020

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 08/06/2020 5:12 PM