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File #: RS2021-1134    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 9/7/2021 Final action: 9/7/2021
Title: A resolution accepting a grant from the Centennial Park Conservancy to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, for the construction of the Children's Memory Garden in Centennial Park.
Sponsors: Brandon Taylor, Kyonzte Toombs, Nancy VanReece, Zulfat Suara, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1134 Grant Exhibit

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A resolution accepting a grant from the Centennial Park Conservancy to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, for the construction of the Children’s Memory Garden in Centennial Park. 

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WHEREAS, the Centennial Park Conservancy has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $1,732,140.57 with a required cash match of $250,000.00 to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, for the construction of the Children’s Memory Garden in Centennial Park, a copy of which grant is attached hereto; 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 grant by and between the Centennial Park Conservancy, in an amount not to exceed $1,732,140.57, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Parks and Recreation Department, for the construction of the Children’s Memory Garden in Centennial Park, a copy of which grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2.                     That the amount of this grant be appropriated to the Parks and Recreation Department 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.

Agenda Analysis

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This resolution accepts a grant from the Centennial Park Conservancy to the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation. This grant award is not to exceed $1,732,140.57, with a required local cash match of $250,000. The grant is for the construction of the Children's Memory Garden in Centennial Park.