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File #: RS2021-859    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 Middle Tennessee ICAC Task Force grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to continue funding for the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Zulfat Suara, Jennifer Gamble
Attachments: 1. RS2021-859 Exhibit

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A resolution approving an application for a Middle Tennessee ICAC Task Force grant from the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to continue funding for the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit.

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WHEREAS, the State of Tennessee, Department of Finance and Administration, is accepting applications for a Middle Tennessee ICAC Task Force grant with an award of $1,440,000.00; 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 grant application of the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, for a Middle Tennessee ICAC Task Force grant to continue funding for the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department is authorized to submit said application to the State of 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 $1,440,000 from the State Department of Finance and Administration to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department to continue funding for the Internet Crimes Against Children Unit. These funds would be used to fund two ICAC investigator positions, as well as equipment and training expenses. There would be no local cash match required for this grant.