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File #: RS2021-949    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/6/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: A resolution accepting an in-kind grant from the Friends of Warner Parks to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, to provide funding for restoration and plant removal projects.
Sponsors: Angie Henderson, Kyonzte Toombs, Nancy VanReece, Ginny Welsch, Burkley Allen
Attachments: 1. RS2021-949 Exhibit
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A resolution accepting an in-kind grant from the Friends of Warner Parks to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, to provide funding for restoration and plant removal projects.
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WHEREAS, the Friends of Warner Parks have awarded an in-kind grant in an amount not to exceed $750,000.00 with no cash match required to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, to provide funding for restoration and plant removal projects; and,
WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this in-kind grant be accepted.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the in-kind grant by and between the Friends of Warner Parks, in an amount not to exceed $750,000.00, and the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, to provide funding for restoration and plant removal projects, a copy of which in-kind grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.
Section 2. That the amount of this in-kind grant be appropriated to the Metropolitan Nashville Parks Department based on the revenues estimated to be received and any match to be applied.
Section 3. 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 in-kind grant valued at $750,000 from the Friends of Warner Parks to the Metro Board of Parks and Recreation to fund restoration and plant removal projects in the Warner Parks. The improvements will include the restoration of 100 historic stone columns along Highway 100, restoration of the Deep Well entrance gate, reestablishing Red Bud Alley along Highway 100, and the removal of invasiv...

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