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Resolution RS2019-1827

A resolution approving an application for a Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) grant from the U. S. Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to reduce gun related violence in Nashville by implementing intense follow-up investigation and prosecution of subjects using firearms by utilizing National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN) leads and the ATF E-trace program.

WHEREAS, the U. S. Department of Justice is accepting applications for a Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) grant with an award of $287,455.00 with no cash match required; and,
WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County is eligible to participate in this grant program; and,
WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant application be approved and submitted.

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

Section 1. That the Metropolitan Government’s application for a Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) grant with an award of $287,455.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department is authorized to submit said application to the U. S. Department of Justice.
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)

Mary Carolyn Roberts, Robert Swope, Kevin Rhoten

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee
Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee

IntroducedJuly 16, 2019

AdoptedJuly 16, 2019

ApprovedJuly 17, 2019

By:Mayor Briley's signature

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