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File #: RS2020-546    Version: 1 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 appropriating to certain accounts for the benefit of various Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Departments Thirty-Two Million, One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($32,100,000) in CARES Act funds.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Courtney Johnston
Attachments: 1. RS2020-546_D-20-09594_CARES, 2. 09594-Resolution text, 3. 09594-Resolution-CARES Act funds appropriation-$32.1M
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A resolution appropriating to certain accounts for the benefit of various Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County Departments Thirty-Two Million, One Hundred Thousand Dollars ($32,100,000) in CARES Act funds.
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WHEREAS, on June 16, 2020, the Metropolitan Council passed Substitute Ordinance BL2020-286, the budget ordinance for the Metropolitan Government for Fiscal Year 2021, which was subsequently signed into law by Mayor John Cooper on June 17, 2020; and

WHEREAS, Substitute Ordinance BL2020-286 established a COVID-19 Financial Oversight Committee ("the Committee") to collect, consider, and recommend appropriate uses of all federal and state funds provided to the Metropolitan Government specifically for COVID-19 relief and recovery, including but not limited to, federal CARES Act funds, and to submit its initial recommendations to the Mayor, the Director of Finance, and the Metropolitan Council not later than August 3, 2020; and

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council adopted Resolution RS2020-318, as amended, on May 19, 2020, authorizing the acceptance of a local government Coronavirus Relief Fund grant (the "CRF grant fund") from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Finance Department, in an amount not to exceed $121,122,775, to respond to the public health emergency caused by the Coronavirus pandemic, and,

WHEREAS, Resolution RS2020-318, as amended, requires approval by resolution of a plan for disbursement of CRF grant funds, and

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council adopted Resolution RS2020-394 disbursing CRF funds for the benefit of various Metropolitan Nashville Departments ($16,700,000), for the support of various agencies providing direct services to members of the community ($2,800,000), for the benefit of Metropolitan Nashville Public School Students ($24,000,000) and, for the benefit of a community needs assessment (...

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