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File #: RS2020-678    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/3/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 12/15/2020 Final action: 12/15/2020
Title: A resolution approving an application for a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the State of Tennessee, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Family Safety, for funding to enhance equipment at both Family Safety Centers.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Jennifer Gamble, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara, Joy Styles, Burkley Allen
Attachments: 1. RS2020-678 Grant Application

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A resolution approving an application for a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the State of Tennessee, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of Family Safety, for funding to enhance equipment at both Family Safety Centers.

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WHEREAS, the State of Tennessee, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, is accepting applications for a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant with an award of $50,000.00 with an in-kind match of $12,500.00; 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 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant with an award of $50,000.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Office of Family Safety is authorized to submit said application to the State of Tennessee, Office of Criminal Justice Programs.

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

Analysis

 

This resolution approves an application for a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the State of Tennessee, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, to the Office of Family Safety. If the grant application is approved, the grant funds would be used for funding to enhance equipment at both Family Safety Centers (Jean Crowe Advocacy Center and the Family Safety Center). The grant award would be $50,000 with a required in-kind match of $12,500.