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File #: RS2021-1211    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/25/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action:
Title: A resolution to appropriate grant funds from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, for a Community Services Block Grant CARES Act Rapid-Cycle Impact Project to evaluate and adjust its CompTIA+ Certification which offers opportunities to head start parents to obtain a Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA A+) credential.
Sponsors: Burkley Allen, Ginny Welsch, Gloria Hausser, Zulfat Suara
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1211 Grant Exhibit

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A resolution to appropriate grant funds from the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, for a Community Services Block Grant CARES Act Rapid-Cycle Impact Project to evaluate and adjust its CompTIA+ Certification which offers opportunities to head start parents to obtain a Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA A+) credential.

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Whereas, the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00 with no cash match required to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, for a Community Services Block Grant CARES Act Rapid-Cycle Impact Project to evaluate and adjust its CompTIA+ Certification which offers opportunities to head start parents to obtain a Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA A+) credential; and, 

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Action Commission has accepted this grant pursuant to its authority under M.C.L. 2.108.050; and,

Whereas, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that these funds be appropriated to the Metropolitan Action Commission.

Now, therefore, be it resolved by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:

Section 1.                     That the funds from a grant by and between the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services, in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Action Commission, for a Community Services Block Grant CARES Act Rapid-Cycle Impact Project to evaluate and adjust its CompTIA+ Certification which offers opportunities to head start parents to obtain a Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA A+) credential, a copy of which grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, be appropriated to the Metropolitan Action Commission.

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

 

The resolution appropriates $250,000 in grant funds awarded to the Metro Action Commission (MAC) from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The grant is for a Community Services Block Grant CARES Act Rapid-Cycle Impact Project to evaluate and adjust its CompTIA+ Certification, which offers opportunities to parents of children enrolled in Early Head Start and Head Start to obtain a Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA A+) credential.

 

MAC has accepted this grant pursuant to Metro Code of Laws Sec. 2.108.050. No local cash match is required for this grant. This resolution would appropriate the $250,000 grant to MAC.