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File #: RS2021-849    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/26/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 4/6/2021 Final action: 4/6/2021
Title: A resolution appropriating a total of $183,200.00 from the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metro Public Health Department, to various nonprofit organizations selected to receive Community Partnership Fund grants.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Brandon Taylor
Attachments: 1. RS2021-849 Exhibit
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A resolution appropriating a total of $183,200.00 from the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Metro Public Health Department, to various nonprofit organizations selected to receive Community Partnership Fund grants.
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WHEREAS, Section 7-3-314 of the Tennessee Code Annotated states that metropolitan forms of government may provide financial assistance to nonprofit organizations in accordance with the guidelines of the Metropolitan Government; and,
WHEREAS, Section 5.04.070 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws provides that the Council may, by Resolution, appropriate funds for the financial aid of nonprofit organizations; and,
WHEREAS, Resolution RS2020-394 previously appropriated funds for the support of various agencies and non-profit organizations providing direct services to members of the community negatively impacted by COVID-19; and,
WHEREAS, Resolution RS2020-394 provided that funds shall be disbursed in accordance with the requirements of Section 7-3-314 of the Tennessee Code Annotated and all related grant contracts shall be approved by resolution of the Metropolitan Council, including $183,200.00 for the Metro Public Health Department; and,
WHEREAS, there are federal requirements for use of CARES Act funds which require that these funds be used or distributed on or before June 30, 2021; and,
WHEREAS, the Metro Public Health Department has accepted applications from nonprofit organizations to receive Community Partnership Fund grants; and,
WHEREAS, the Mayor has accepted the recommendations of the Metro Public Health Department that $183,200.00 in Community Partnership Fund grants should be disbursed to specific nonprofit organizations; and,
WHEREAS, the nonprofit organizations named below have experienced an increased demand in their services during the pandemic; and,
WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that these funds be appr...

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