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File #: RS2021-748    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 grant from the United States Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to purchase bullet proof vests for law enforcement personnel.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Jennifer Gamble
Attachments: 1. RS2021-748 legislation packet

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A resolution accepting a grant from the United States Department of Justice to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to purchase bullet proof vests for law enforcement personnel.

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WHEREAS, the United States Department of Justice has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $17,921.54 with a required cash match of $17,921.54 to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to purchase bullet proof vests for law enforcement personnel; and,

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant be accepted.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1.                     That the grant by and between the United States Department of Justice, in an amount not to exceed $17,921.54, to the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to purchase bullet proof vests for law enforcement personnel, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.

Section 2.                     That the amount of this grant be appropriated to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department.                     

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 routine grant in the amount of $17,921.54 from the U.S. Department of Justice to the Metro Nashville Police Department to purchase bulletproof vests. This grant has a required local match of $17,921.54.