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File #: RS2020-613    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Indefinitely Deferred
File created: 10/23/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 8/15/2023 Final action: 12/1/2020
Title: A resolution appropriating $5,000,000 from the COVID-19 Pandemic Fund No. 30009 and $1,500,000 from the General Fund Reserve Fund (4% Fund) for the continued operation of and repairs/equipment for the Bordeaux Long Term Care Facility, and requesting the Metropolitan Purchasing Agent to negotiate an emergency contract for the operation of the Facility from and after January 1, 2021.
Sponsors: Jonathan Hall
Attachments: 1. RS2020-613, 2. RS2020-613 Letter to Clerk, 3. 4% Information Sheet
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A resolution appropriating $5,000,000 from the COVID-19 Pandemic Fund No. 30009 and $1,500,000 from the General Fund Reserve Fund (4% Fund) for the continued operation of and repairs/equipment for the Bordeaux Long Term Care Facility, and requesting the Metropolitan Purchasing Agent to negotiate an emergency contract for the operation of the Facility from and after January 1, 2021.

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WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance No. BL2016-422, Metro agreed to extend the lease of the real property and operations (the "Revised Lease") of the Bordeaux Long Term Care facility ("the Facility") located at 1414 County Hospital Road to LP North Nashville, LLC, which is a subsidiary of Signature Healthcare, LLC ("Signature"); and
WHEREAS, the Revised Lease provided for a reimbursement of losses incurred by Signature of up to $3,500,000 per fiscal year; and
WHEREAS, although the Revised Lease was set to expire on June 30, 2020, Metro entered into an emergency six month extension to allow time for a request for proposals (the "RFP") to be issued for the operation of the Facility; and
WHEREAS, the time period for the RFP responses ended and Metro received no responses; and
WHEREAS, Metro notified Signature on September 22, 2020 of its election to have Signature discontinue all operations and start winding down the Facility's resident care operations, in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations; and
WHEREAS, the Facility provides long term care for some of Nashville's most vulnerable residents, including many who do not have the financial means to obtain needed care through a private facility; and
WHEREAS, the Facility has incurred additional expenses and suffered additional financial losses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; and
WHEREAS, Resolution No. RS2020-318, as amended, approved and accepted a local government Coronavirus relief fund grant by and between the U.S. Department of the Treasury to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County ("M...

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