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File #: RS2021-1063    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 approving an application for a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) grant from the U. S. Department of Justice, acting by and through the Bureau of Justice Assistance, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County Sheriff's Office (DCSO), to serve men with histories of SUD who are housed in DCSO facilities during their period of incarceration and upon reentry into the community.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Jennifer Gamble, Russ Bradford, Zulfat Suara, Burkley Allen, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1063 Exhibit
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A resolution approving an application for a Substance Use Disorder (SUD) grant from the U. S. Department of Justice, acting by and through the Bureau of Justice Assistance, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County Sheriff's Office (DCSO), to serve men with histories of SUD who are housed in DCSO facilities during their period of incarceration and upon reentry into the community.
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WHEREAS, the U. S. Department of Justice, acting by and through the Bureau of Justice Assistance, is accepting applications for a Substance Use Disorder grant with an award of $1,199,228.00 with no cash match required; and,
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County Sheriff's Office, is eligible to participate in this 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 Metropolitan Government's application for a Substance Use Disorder grant with an award of $1,199,228.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Davidson County Sheriff's Office is authorized to submit said application to the U. S. Department of Justice, acting by and through the Bureau of Justice Assistance.
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 Substance Use Disorder (SUD) grant in the amount of $1,199,228 from the U.S. Department of Justice - Bureau of Justice Assistance to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. If the application is approved, the grant funds will be used to serve men with histories of SUD who are housed in D...

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