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File #: RS2021-971    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 approving an application for a Port Security Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Office of Emergency Management, for equipment to enhance current land based and maritime response capabilities.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Jennifer Gamble
Attachments: 1. RS2021-971 Exhibit
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A resolution approving an application for a Port Security Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Office of Emergency Management, for equipment to enhance current land based and maritime response capabilities.
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WHEREAS, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is accepting applications for a Port Security Grant with an award of $749,467.50 with a required cash match of $249,822.50 for equipment to enhance current land based and maritime response capabilities; and,
WHEREAS, the Office of Emergency Management is eligible to participate in the 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 Port Security grant application of the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Office of Emergency Management, for equipment to enhance current land based and maritime response capabilities, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Office of Emergency Management is authorized to submit said grant application to the U. S. Department of Homeland Security.
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 a Port Security Grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to the Office of Emergency Management. This grant application is for an award of $749,467.50 and a required local cash match of $249,822.50. If approved, this grant would be used for equipment to enhance current land based and maritime response capabilities. This would include a new boat with Chemical, Biological, Radiologic...

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