ORDINANCE NO. O98-1433
An ordinance approving a drug control and systems improvement grant contract for the Metropolitan Public Defender with the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration and providing matching funds in the amount of $13,125.00 for a Spanish-speaking investigator.
Whereas, the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, has awarded a grant contract in an amount not to exceed thirty-nine thousand three hundred seventy-five dollars ($39,375.00) annually for four (4) years totaling one hundred fifty-seven thousand five hundred and 00/100 dollars ($157,500.00) for the Metropolitan Public Defender for a Spanish-speaking investigator and,
Whereas, the Metropolitan Government is required under said grant contract to provide annual matching funds in the amount of thirteen thousand one hundred twenty-five dollars ($ 13,125.00); 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 enacted by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:
Section 1: That the grant contract between the State of Tennessee and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for a Spanish-speaking investigator (Grant Number 99DG103) for the Metropolitan Public Defender Office, from July 1, 1998 to June 30, 2002, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.
Section 2: That matching funds in the amount of thirteen thousand one hundred twenty-five dollars ($13,125.00) be provided for the purpose of providing the Metropolitan Governments matching share for the program.
Section 3: That amendments to the grant contract referenced herein shall be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council receiving twenty-one affirmative votes.
Section 4: That this Ordinance shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Sponsored By: Charles Fentress & George Armistead
|Introduced:||November 5, 1998|
|Passed First Reading:||November 5, 1998|
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee|
|Passed Second Reading:||November 17, 1998|
|Passed Third Reading:||December 1, 1998|
|Approved:||December 3, 1998|