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File #: RS2020-620    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/22/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 11/5/2020 Final action: 11/5/2020
Title: A resolution approving an application for a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) grant from the Tennessee Department of Human Services to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Parks and Recreation Department, to provide nutritious meals and snacks for children attending after school programs in six park locations.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Nancy VanReece, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara, Joy Styles, Burkley Allen
Attachments: 1. RS2020-620

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A resolution approving an application for a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) grant from the Tennessee Department of Human Services to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Parks and Recreation Department, to provide nutritious meals and snacks for children attending after school programs in six park locations.

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WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Human Services is accepting applications for a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) grant with an award of $525,660.84 with no cash match required; and,

 

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County 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 Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) grant with an award of $525,660.84, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Parks and Recreation Department is authorized to submit said application to the Tennessee Department of 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.

 

Agenda Analysis

This resolution approves an application for a Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) grant from the Tennessee Department of Human Services to the Metro Parks and Recreation Department. The CACFP grant application is for $525,660.84 and no local cash match is required. If the grant is awarded, the proceeds would be used to provide nutritious meals and snacks for children attending after school programs in six park locations.