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File #: RS2021-1071    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/23/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 8/3/2021 Final action: 8/3/2021
Title: A resolution appropriating $250,000 through a grant contract by and between the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Public Library, and Oasis Center, Inc. to provide college access services for the Opportunity Now Program.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Nancy VanReece, Burkley Allen, Zulfat Suara, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1071 Exhibit
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A resolution appropriating $250,000 through a grant contract by and between the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Public Library, and Oasis Center, Inc. to provide college access services for the Opportunity Now Program.
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WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Public Library, and Oasis Center, Inc., wish to enter into a grant contract whereby Oasis Center, Inc. would provide college access services for the Opportunity Now Program; and,
WHEREAS, Section 7-3-314 of the Tennessee Code Annotated states that metropolitan forms of government may provide financial assistance to nonprofit organization in accordance with the guidelines of the Metropolitan Government; and,
WHEREAS, Section 5.04.070 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws provides that the Metropolitan Council may by Resolution appropriate funds for the financial aid of nonprofit organizations; and,
WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant contract be approved.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the grant contract by and between the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Public Library, and Oasis Center, Inc., appropriating $250,000 to provide college access services for the Opportunity Now Program, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.
Section 2. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
Agenda Analysis
Analysis

This resolution appropriates $250,000 from the Nashville Public Library to Oasis Center, Inc to provide college access services for the Opportunity Now Program. Under this agreement, Oasis Center, Inc. will use the funds to provide ongoing support to high school students who p...

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