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File #: RS2021-919    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/22/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 5/4/2021 Final action: 5/4/2021
Title: A resolution approving an application for an Emergency Management Performance Grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Jennifer Gamble, Ginny Welsch
Attachments: 1. RS2021-919 Exhibit

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A resolution approving an application for an Emergency Management Performance Grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.

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WHEREAS, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency is accepting applications for an Emergency Management Performance Grant with an award of $188,350.00 and a required cash match of $188,350.00 to subsidize and enhance preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation capabilities; 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 Metropolitan Government’s application for an Emergency Management Performance Grant with an award of $188,350.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Office of Emergency Management is authorized to submit said application to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency.

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.

 

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Analysis

 

This resolution approves an application for a grant in the amount of $188,350 from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to Metro to subsidize and enhance preparedness, response, recovery, and mitigation capabilities. If awarded, there would be a required local match of $188,350. This would be a routine grant used to subsidize Metro’s emergency management program.