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File #: RS2021-1214    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/21/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action:
Title: A resolution approving an application for a Homeland Security Grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, to the Metropolitan Government, Office of Emergency Management.
Sponsors: Burkley Allen, Erin Evans
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1214 Grant Application
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A resolution approving an application for a Homeland Security Grant from the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, to the Metropolitan Government, Office of Emergency Management.
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WHEREAS, the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency, is accepting applications for a Homeland Security Grant with an award of $297,838.00 with no cash match required to fund costs related to enhancing cyber risk assessment, terrorism prevention, catastrophic event response, and environmental hazards that pose the greatest risk to the security of the United States; and,
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government 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 Homeland Security Grant with an award of $297,838.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Office of Emergency Management is authorized to submit said application to the State of Tennessee, Tennessee Emergency Management Agency.
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 Homeland Security Grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to the Metropolitan Government, Office of Emergency Management. If the grant application is awarded, the grant award would be $297,838 with no required local cash match. The grant proceeds would be used to fund costs related to enhancing cyber risk assessment, terrorism prevention, catastrophic event response, and environmental hazards that pose the greatest risk...

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