A resolution setting a public hearing on the acceptance of a local law enforcement block grant.

Whereas, a local law enforcement grant from the United States Department of Justice has been made available to the Metropolitan Government; and,

Whereas, the special conditions of the grant award requires a public hearing on the proposed use of the grant funds prior to receiving the funds; and,

Whereas, a legal notice stating the date, time and place of said public hearing must be published in the newspapers of general circulation.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Council of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:

Section 1. That at the meeting of the Metropolitan Council to be held on Tuesday, October 21, 2003, at 7:00 p.m., in the Metropolitan Council Chamber on the first floor of the Old Ben West Library and City Hall, the Council shall conduct a public hearing relative to the acceptance of the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant from the United States Department of Justice, at which any person or organization desiring to be heard regarding this matter will be afforded such an opportunity.

Section 2. That the Metropolitan Clerk be and is hereby directed to have published in the Tennessean, being a newspaper of general circulation in Nashville, Tennessee, a legal notice declaring a public hearing will be held at the time and place aforesaid in the manner prescribed by law.

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.

Sponsored by: Brenda Gilmore


Referred to: Federal Grants Review Committee
Introduced: October 7, 2003
Adopted: October 7, 2003
Approved: October 9, 2003
By: Bill Purcell