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File #: RS2021-739    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/22/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 2/2/2021 Final action: 2/2/2021
Title: A resolution accepting a grants package from the Friends of Warner Parks to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, to continue funding staff positions and copier costs.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Nancy VanReece, Angie Henderson
Attachments: 1. RS2021-739 legislation packet
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A resolution accepting a grants package from the Friends of Warner Parks to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, to continue funding staff positions and copier costs.
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WHEREAS, the Friends of Warner Parks have awarded a grants package in an amount not to exceed $59,183.72 with no cash match required to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, to continue funding staff positions and copier costs; and,
WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that the grants package be accepted.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the grants package by and between the Friends of Warner Parks, in an amount not to exceed $59,183.72, and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, to continue funding staff positions and copier costs, a copy of which grants package is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.
Section 2. That the amount of these grants be appropriated to the Metropolitan Nashville Parks Department based on the revenues estimated to be received and any match to be applied.
Section 3. 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 a grant in the amount of $59,183.72 from the Friends of Warner Park to the Metro Parks Department to provide continued funding for staff positions and copier rental. This includes partial funding for three naturalist positions, two seasonal workers, and the copy machine rental. The grant period is January 1, 2021 through December...

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