RESOLUTION NO. RS2016-197
A resolution approving an application for an Emergency Solutions Grant from the Tennessee Housing Development Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Social Services Commission in conjunction with the Homelessness Commission, to provide targeted outreach and support to individuals living in encampments and connecting them with opportunities and resources to move into permanent housing.
WHEREAS, the Tennessee Housing Development Agency is accepting applications for an Emergency Solutions Grant with an award of $150,000.00 and a required cash match of $160,750.00; 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 application for an Emergency Solutions Grant, with an award of $150,000.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Social Services Commission is authorized to submit said application to the Tennessee Housing Development Agency.
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: Bill Pridemore, Erica Gilmore
|Referred to:||Budget & Finance Committee
Health, Hospitals, and Social Services Committee
|Introduced:||April 19, 2016|
|Adopted:||April 19, 2016|
|Approved:||April 20, 2016|
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