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File #: RS2021-1199    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 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) grant from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, to mitigate the spread of respiratory droplets and/or reduce transmission of COVID-19 by utilizing masks and plexiglass barriers in courtrooms.
Sponsors: Burkley Allen, Erin Evans, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1199 Grant Application

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A resolution approving an application for a Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) grant from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County Juvenile Court, to mitigate the spread of respiratory droplets and/or reduce transmission of COVID-19 by utilizing masks and plexiglass barriers in courtrooms. 

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WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration is accepting applications for a Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) grant with an award of $50,204.56 with no match required; and,

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County 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 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) grant with an award of $50,204.56, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated here, is hereby approved, and the Davidson County Juvenile Court is authorized to submit said application to the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration. 

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 Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding Grant from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration to the Davidson County Juvenile Court. If the grant application is awarded, the grant award would be $50,204.56 with no required local cash match. The grant proceeds would be used to mitigate the spread of respiratory droplets and/or reduce transmission of COVID-19 by utilizing masks and plexiglass barriers in courtrooms. The term of the grant would be November 15, 2021 to June 30, 2022.