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File #: RS2021-961    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/21/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 6/1/2021 Final action: 6/1/2021
Title: A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Court, to provide Tennessee Certified Recovery Court Program (TCRCP) services to include intensive court supervision, mandatory drug testing, and substance abuse treatment as an alternative to adjudication or incarceration.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Zulfat Suara, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. RS2021-961 Exhibit
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A resolution accepting a grant from the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Court, to provide Tennessee Certified Recovery Court Program (TCRCP) services to include intensive court supervision, mandatory drug testing, and substance abuse treatment as an alternative to adjudication or incarceration.
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WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $60,000.00 with no cash match required to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Court, to provide Tennessee Certified Recovery Court Program (TCRCP) services to include intensive court supervision, mandatory drug testing, and substance abuse treatment as an alternative to adjudication or incarceration; 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 grant by and between the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, in an amount not to exceed $60,000.00, and the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Court, to provide Tennessee Certified Recovery Court Program (TCRCP) services to include intensive court supervision, mandatory drug testing, and substance abuse treatment as an alternative to adjudication or incarceration, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.
Section 2: That the amount of this grant is to be appropriated to the Davidson County General Sessions Court, based on the revenues estimated to be received and any match to be applied.
Section 3: That t...

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