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File #: RS2021-881    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 an Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation to The Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Public Works Department, for the Jefferson Street Multimodal Cap and Connector to better connect the north and south sides of North Nashville with Jefferson Street serving as its anchor.
Sponsors: Brandon Taylor, Freddie OConnell, Sharon Hurt, Kyonzte Toombs, Bob Nash, Zulfat Suara
Attachments: 1. RS2021-881 Exhibit
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A resolution approving an application for an Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation to The Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Public Works Department, for the Jefferson Street Multimodal Cap and Connector to better connect the north and south sides of North Nashville with Jefferson Street serving as its anchor.
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WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Transportation is accepting applications for an Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant with an award of $72,000,000.00 with a required cash match of $48,000,000.00; and,
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Public Works Department, 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 an Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant with an award of $72,000,000.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Nashville Public Works Department is authorized to submit said application to the Tennessee Department of Transportation.
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 an Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant in the amount of $72,000,000 for the Jefferson Street Multimodal Cap and Connector to better connect the north and south sides of North Nashville. This grant would be federal pass through funds from the Tennessee Department of Tran...

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