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Resolution RS2020-475

A resolution approving an amendment to a grant from the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Music City Community Court, Division VIII, to implement a community court to combine the power of the community and the justice system to address local public safety concerns.  

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Music City Community Court, Division VIII, previously entered into a grant agreement with the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts, to implement a community court to combine the power of the community and the justice system to address local public safety concerns approved by RS2018-1498; and,

WHEREAS, the parties wish to increase the amount of the grant by $17,503.37 from $150,307.65 to $167,811.02 with no cash match required and to extend the end date of the grant agreement to August 31, 2020, a copy of which amendment is attached hereto; and,

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

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

Section 1: That the amendment to the grant by and between the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Music City Community Court, Division VIII, to implement a community court to combine the power of the community and the justice system to address local public safety concerns, a copy of which amendment is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same..

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)

Kyonzté Toombs

Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

IntroducedJuly 21, 2020

AdoptedJuly 21, 2020

ApprovedJuly 22, 2020

By:Mayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 08/03/2020 2:09 PM