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File #: RS2021-762    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
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 a grant from the National Park Service African American Civil Rights (AACR) History grant program to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Historical Commission, to provide for the completion of a countywide historical context about Nashville and Davidson County's involvement in the Civil Rights Movement.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Kathleen Murphy, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara, Tonya Hancock, Joy Styles, Emily Benedict, Burkley Allen
Attachments: 1. RS2021-762 Grant Application
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A resolution approving an application for a grant from the National Park Service African American Civil Rights (AACR) History grant program to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Historical Commission, to provide for the completion of a countywide historical context about Nashville and Davidson County's involvement in the Civil Rights Movement.
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WHEREAS, the National Park Service African American Civil Rights (AACR) History grant program is accepting applications for a grant, with an award of $45,638.92 with a required cash match of $5,159.44, to provide for the completion of a countywide historical context about Nashville and Davidson County's involvement in the Civil Rights Movement; 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 application for a grant by and between the National Park Service African American Civil Rights (AACR) History grant program and The Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Historical Commission, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Nashville Historical Commission is authorized to submit said application to the National Park Service African American Civil Rights (AACR) History grant program.
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.
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This resolution approves an application for a grant in the amount of $45,638.92 from the U.S. Department of Interior to the Metro Historical Commission throug...

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