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File #: RS2021-1072    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 an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Public Library, to upgrade the Limitless Libraries website to foster educational attainment and equity by providing public library materials and services to all public school students and staff.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Nancy VanReece, Burkley Allen, Zulfat Suara, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1072 Exhibit
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A resolution approving an application for an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Public Library, to upgrade the Limitless Libraries website to foster educational attainment and equity by providing public library materials and services to all public school students and staff.
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WHEREAS, the Tennessee State Library and Archives is accepting applications for an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant with an award of $50,000.00 with a required cash match of $10,000.00; and,
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Public Library, 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 an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant, with an award not to exceed $50,000.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Nashville Public Library is authorized to submit said application to the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
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 an American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant from the Tennessee State Library and Archives to the Nashville Public Library. If the grant application is approved, the grant award would be $50,000 with a local cash match of $10,000. The grant proceeds would be used to upgrade the Limitless Libraries website to foster educational attainment and equity by providing public library materials...

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