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File #: RS2021-990    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/3/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 6/15/2021 Final action: 6/15/2021
Title: A resolution accepting a Parental Assistance Court grant from the Tennessee Department of Human Services to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, for additional staff to provide opportunities for and meet the needs of eligible low-income families who have a court ordered child support obligation.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. RS2021-990 Exhibit
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A resolution accepting a Parental Assistance Court grant from the Tennessee Department of Human Services to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, for additional staff to provide opportunities for and meet the needs of eligible low-income families who have a court ordered child support obligation.
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WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Human Services has awarded a Parental Assistance Court grant in an amount not to exceed $295,653.00 with a required cash match of $152,307.00 to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, for additional staff to provide opportunities for and meet the needs of eligible low-income families who have a court ordered child support obligation; 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 Parental Assistance Court grant by and between the Tennessee Department of Human Services, in an amount not to exceed $295,653.00, and the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, for additional staff to provide opportunities for and meet the needs of eligible low-income families who have a court ordered child support obligation, a copy of which grant 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 Juvenile Court 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.

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