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File #: RS2021-958    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/14/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Title: A resolution accepting a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, to increase access to services for victims often underserved within the community.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs
Attachments: 1. RS2021-958 Exhibit

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A resolution accepting a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, to increase access to services for victims often underserved within the community. 

 

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Whereas, the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs,  has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 with a required cash match of $10,000.00 to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, to increase access to services for victims often underserved within the community; and,   

Whereas, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant be accepted.

 

Now, therefore be it resolved by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:

 

Section 1.                     That the VOCA grant by and between the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, in an amount not to exceed $40,000.00 to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, to increase access to services for victims often underserved within the community, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2.                     That the amount of this grant is to be appropriated to the Metropolitan Action Commission.

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.