Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: RS2021-880    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/8/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action: 4/20/2021
Title: A resolution approving an application for a Community-Based Traffic Safety Enforcement and Education grant from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to continue the enhanced DUI enforcement initiative and target distracted driving and seatbelt enforcement.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Jennifer Gamble
Attachments: 1. RS2021-880 Exhibit
title
A resolution approving an application for a Community-Based Traffic Safety Enforcement and Education grant from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to continue the enhanced DUI enforcement initiative and target distracted driving and seatbelt enforcement.
body
WHEREAS, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office, is accepting applications for a Community-Based Traffic Safety Enforcement and Education grant with an award of $493,372.59 with no cash match required; 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 Community-Based Traffic Safety Enforcement and Education grant to continue the enhanced DUI enforcement initiative and target distracted driving and seatbelt enforcement, 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 Tennessee Highway Safety Office.
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 $493,372.59 from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department to continue the enhanced DUI enforcement initiative, and to target distracted driving and seatbelt enforcement. Metro has received this state grant for many yea...

Click here for full text