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File #: RS2021-797    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/18/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 3/2/2021 Final action: 3/2/2021
Title: A resolution approving an application for a Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Water and Sewerage Services Department, for flood mitigation.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Bob Nash, Zulfat Suara
Attachments: 1. RS2021-797 Grant Application

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A resolution approving an application for a Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Water and Sewerage Services Department, for flood mitigation.

 

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WHEREAS, the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, is accepting applications for Flood Mitigation Assistance Grants with an award of $525,208.50 and a required cash match of $58,356.50; and,

 

WHEREAS, The Metropolitan Government is eligible to participate in this grant program; and,

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant application be approved.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:

Section 1. That the grant application of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Water and Sewerage Services Department, for a Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Nashville Water and Sewerage Services Department is authorized to submit said grant application to the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency.

Section 2. This resolution shall take effect upon passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

 

Agenda Analysis

Analysis

 

This resolution approves an application for a Flood Mitigation Assistance Grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to Metro Water Services. The application is for a grant award of $525,208.50 with a required local cash match of $58,356.50. The grant funds would be used for the purchase and demolition of two homes located at 3225 and 3227 West Hamilton Avenue.