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File #: RS2021-865    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 Hazard Mitigation 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, Jennifer Gamble, Zulfat Suara
Attachments: 1. RS2021-865 Exhibit
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A resolution approving an application for a Hazard Mitigation 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 $669,952.50 and a required cash match of $95,707.50; 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 Hazard Mitigation 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 hazard mitigation grant in the amount of $669,952.50 from the state Emergency Management Agency to Metro Water Services for the flood prone property buyout program. If awarded, these funds would be used to purchase four properties located at 3907 Crouch Drive, 3001 Hummingbird Drive, 1152 Tuckahoe Drive, and 3900 Tucker Road. This is part of Metro's longstanding efforts to purchase and demolish flood prone properties to reduce flooding. Once acquir...

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