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File #: RS2020-558    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 10/6/2020 Final action: 10/6/2020
Title: A resolution approving an application for a Homeland Security Grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Jennifer Gamble
Attachments: 1. RS2020-558_D-20-09565 with Exhibit_Homeland Security, 2. 09565-Resolution-Grant app-OEM-Homeland Security, 3. 09565-Resolution text

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A resolution approving an application for a Homeland Security Grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

 

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Whereas, the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, is accepting applications for  a  Homeland Security Grant with an award of $298,042.00 with no cash match required to fund costs related to enhancing cyber risk assessment, terrorism prevention, catastrophic event response, and environmental hazards that pose the greatest risk to the security of the United States; 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 a Homeland Security Grant with an award of $298,042.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Office of Emergency Management is authorized to submit said application to the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management 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.

agenda analysis

See attached grant summary spreadsheet.