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File #: RS2022-1310    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/17/2021 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 1/4/2022 Final action: 1/4/2022
Title: A resolution appropriating $300,000.00 in American Rescue Plan Act funds from Fund #30216 to the Metropolitan Development and Housing Authority to fund the Napier-Sudekum Community Safety Plan.
Sponsors: Jennifer Gamble, Courtney Johnston, Sandra Sepulveda, Freddie OConnell, Burkley Allen, Erin Evans, Kyonzte Toombs
Attachments: 1. RS2022-1310 Exhibit A
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A resolution appropriating $300,000.00 in American Rescue Plan Act funds from Fund #30216 to the Metropolitan Development and Housing Authority to fund the Napier-Sudekum Community Safety Plan.
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WHEREAS, on June 15, 2021, the Metropolitan Council passed Resolution RS2021-966, a resolution which accepted grant funds for local government support from the Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds established by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 ("ARP Funds") from the U.S. Department of the Treasury to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson Count, which was subsequently signed into law by Mayor John Cooper on June 16, 2021; and,
WHEREAS, Resolution RS2021-966 established a COVID-19 Financial Oversight Committee ("the Committee") whose role is to collect, consider, and recommend appropriate uses of the ARP Funds as designated by the Metropolitan Council disbursement plan. The Committee will submit its reports and recommendations to the Mayor, the Director of Finance, and the Metropolitan Council not later than June 30, 2025; and,
WHEREAS, there are federal requirements for use of ARP Funds that require that these funds be expended or obligated on or before December 31, 2024; and,
WHEREAS, the Committee recognizes that creating and sustaining community safety and developing community resources in MDHA-supported communities is a critical priority for the city; and,
WHEREAS, the Committee recognizes that the negative financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have emphasized the need to expand community prevention services such as Youth and Family Centered intervention programs, supervised youth recreation, and workforce and development; to provide facilities upgrades and additional resources for youth programing at the Napier Community Center; to expand Metro Nashville Police Department community engagement in the area; and to upgrade technology resources at the Pruitt Library Branch, which is further described in Exhibit A; and,
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