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File #: RS2021-1122    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 approving a grant contract between the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the Mental Health Cooperative to provide expertise and staff in emergency behavioral health care to support the launch and pilot year of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's (MNPD) co-response model, Nashville Partners in Care.
Sponsors: Kyonzte Toombs, Brandon Taylor, Jennifer Gamble, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara, Sharon Hurt, Burkley Allen, Delishia Porterfield, Emily Benedict
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1122 Grant Contract Exhibit, 2. RS2021-1122 Amendment, 3. RS2021-1122 Amendment Attachment 1
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A resolution approving a grant contract between the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the Mental Health Cooperative to provide expertise and staff in emergency behavioral health care to support the launch and pilot year of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's (MNPD) co-response model, Nashville Partners in Care.
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WHEREAS, Metropolitan Charter Section 10.104 provides that the Board of Health has the duty to contract for such services as will further the program and policies of the board, subject to confirmation by Resolution of Council; and,
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, wishes to contract with the Mental Health Cooperative to provide expertise and staff in emergency behavioral health care to support the launch and pilot year of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's (MNPD) co-response model, Nashville Partners in Care; 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 Mental Health Cooperative and the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide expertise and staff in emergency behavioral health care to support the launch and pilot year of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's (MNPD) co-response model, Nashville Partners in Care, 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 adoption, the welfare of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.
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This resolution approves a grant contract between the Metro Board of Health and the Mental Hea...

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