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File #: RS2021-1245    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action: 11/16/2021
Title: A resolution approving amendments one and two to the Healthy Start Initiative - Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide a variety of services in reducing infant mortality for pregnant and parenting women.
Sponsors: Burkley Allen, Erin Evans, Zulfat Suara, Ginny Welsch, Jennifer Gamble, Brandon Taylor, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. RS2021-1245 Grant Amendments One and Two
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A resolution approving amendments one and two to the Healthy Start Initiative - Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide a variety of services in reducing infant mortality for pregnant and parenting women.
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Whereas, the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, previously entered into a grant agreement with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, to provide a variety of services in reducing infant mortality for pregnant and parenting women approved by RS2021-941; and,
WHEREAS, amendment one to the grant agreement increases the amount of the grant by $125,000.00 to support the Healthy Start Supplement: Community-Based Doulas program for a new grant total of $1,111,796.00, a copy of which amendment one is attached hereto; and,
WHEREAS, amendment two to the grant agreement changes the program director in accordance with a prior approval request, a copy of which amendment two is attached hereto; and,
Whereas, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that amendments one and two be approved.
Now, therefore be it resolved by the Council of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County:
Section 1. That amendments one and two to the Healthy Start Initiative - Eliminating Racial/Ethnic Disparities Grant by and between the U.S. Department of Health, and the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide a variety of services in reducing infant mortality for pregnant and parenting women, a copy of which amendments one and two are attached hereto and incorporated herein, are hereby approved, and the Metropolitan Mayor is authorized to execute the same.
Section 2. That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare o...

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