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File #: RS2021-839    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/23/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Title: A resolution approving an application for a Re-Entry VOCA Cherished H.E.A.R.T.S. grant from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, to The Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the General Sessions Court, to fund a full-time Licensed Clinical Counselor to provide therapy to participants and pay for up to three months housing for participants.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara
Attachments: 1. RS2021-839 Exhibit
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A resolution approving an application for a Re-Entry VOCA Cherished H.E.A.R.T.S. grant from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, to The Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the General Sessions Court, to fund a full-time Licensed Clinical Counselor to provide therapy to participants and pay for up to three months housing for participants.
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WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration is accepting applications for a Re-Entry VOCA Cherished H.E.A.R.T.S. grant with an award of $239,893.00 with a required cash match of $79,199.18; and,
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the General Sessions Court, 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 a Re-Entry VOCA Cherished H.E.A.R.T.S. grant with an award of $239,893.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the General Sessions Court is authorized to submit said application to the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration.
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 $239,893 from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration to the General Sessions Court to fund a full-time Licensed Clinical Counselor, to subcontract with Sexual Assault Center to provide therapy to participants, and pay for up to three months housing. This grant is under the Re-Entry VOCA Cherished H.E.A.R.T.S. grant program. If awarded, there w...

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