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File #: RS2021-1136    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/25/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Title: A resolution accepting a grant agreement between Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, and Hands On Nashville, for an AmeriCorp program participant to perform volunteer services on Metro's waste reduction program and activities.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Bob Nash, Ginny Welsch, Burkley Allen, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1136 Grant Agreement Exhibit

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A resolution accepting a grant agreement between Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, and Hands On Nashville, for an AmeriCorp program participant to perform volunteer services on Metro’s waste reduction program and activities.

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WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, and Hands On Nashville, desire to enter into a grant agreement for an AmeriCorp program participant to work on Metro’s waste reduction program and activities, with an $8,000 contribution from Metro in exchange for the program participant’s volunteer services dedicated to Metro’s waste reduction program and activities; and,

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government that this grant agreement be approved.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1.                     That the grant agreement between Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, through the Department of Water and Sewerage Services, and Hands On Nashville, for an AmeriCorp program participant to perform volunteer services on Metro’s waste reduction program and activities, attached hereto as Exhibit 1 and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same. 

Section 2.                     This resolution shall take effect from and after its final passage, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Agenda Analysis

Analysis

 

This resolution approves a grant in the amount of $8,000 from Metro Water Services (“MWS”) to Hands on Nashville (“HON”). The grant will allow MWS to have one college graduate AmeriCorp member through HON to work with the Division of Waste Services on recycling and waste reduction programs. The term of the grant is twelve months.