RESOLUTION NO. RS2010-1148
A resolution approving an application for the Offender Reentry Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Davidson County Drug Court and Davidson County Sheriff’s Office, in a collaborative program to assist non-violent adult felony offenders with a successful reentry back into the community.
WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of health and Human Services, is accepting applications for the Offender Reentry Grant, with an award of $1,141,806.04 with no cash match required; and,
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government 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 the Offender Reentry Grant, with an award of $1,141,806.04, a copy of which grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the State Trial Courts are authorized to submit said application to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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.
Sponsored by: Ronnie Steine
Attachment(s) on file in the Metropolitan Clerk's Office
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee
Public Safety Committee
|Introduced:||March 16, 2010|
|Adopted:||March 16, 2010|
|Approved:||March 17, 2010|