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File #: RS2021-764    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Withdrawn
File created: 2/4/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 2/16/2021 Final action: 2/16/2021
Title: A resolution approving an application for an Urban Transportation Planning Grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Kathleen Murphy, Bob Nash, Ginny Welsch
Attachments: 1. RS2021-764 Planning Grant
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A resolution approving an application for an Urban Transportation Planning Grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
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WHEREAS, the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation, is accepting applications for an Urban Transportation Planning Grant with an award of $200,000.00 and a required cash match of $400,000.00 to address curbside management and transit needs throughout downtown Nashville; and,
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government 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 an Urban Transportation Planning Grant with an award of $200,000.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Planning Department is authorized to submit said application to the State of Tennessee, Department of Transportation.
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 grant in the amount of $200,000 from the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) to the Metro Planning Department for the planning of Metro Nashville's Downtown Neighborhood Traffic Project as part of Metro's Transportation Plan. The project will address curbside management and transit needs throughout downtown. If awarded, there will be a $400,000 required local match to be provided by Public Works. In addition, WeGo Public Transit will be contributing $350,000 in federal funds and the and Downtown Nashville Partnership...

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