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File #: RS2021-1213    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 Nashville Fire Department, to increase capability and capacity for providing more efficient and effective transportation and supply services for Nashville's and Davidson County's homeless population.
Sponsors: Burkley Allen, Erin Evans, Gloria Hausser, Ginny Welsch
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1213 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 Nashville Fire Department, to increase capability and capacity for providing more efficient and effective transportation and supply services for Nashville’s and Davidson County’s homeless population. 

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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 $75,000.00 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 $75,000.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated here, is hereby approved, and the Nashville Fire Department 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 Nashville Fire Department. If the grant application is awarded, the grant award would be $75,000 with no required local cash match. The grant proceeds would be used to increase capability and capacity for providing more efficient and effective transportation and supply services for Nashville’s and Davidson County’s homeless population. The term of the grant would be November 15, 2021 to June 30, 2022.