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File #: RS2022-1550    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/26/2022 In control: Budget and Finance Committee
On agenda: 6/7/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: A resolution accepting an Eviction Diversion Initiative grant from the National Center for State Courts to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through Davidson County General Sessions Court, Division VIII, to establish or expand court-based eviction diversion programs to prevent avoidable evictions.
Sponsors: Burkley Allen, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara, Kyonzte Toombs, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. Grant Exhibit

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A resolution accepting an Eviction Diversion Initiative grant from the National Center for State Courts to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through Davidson County General Sessions Court, Division VIII, to establish or expand court-based eviction diversion programs to prevent avoidable evictions.  

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WHEREAS, the National Center for State Courts has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $418,170.00 with no cash match required to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through Davidson County General Sessions Court, Division VIII, to establish or expand court-based eviction diversion programs to prevent avoidable evictions; and, 

WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant be accepted.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1:                        That the Eviction Diversion Initiative grant by and between the National Center for State Courts, in an amount not to exceed $418,170.00, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Davidson County General Sessions Court, Division VIII, to establish or expand court-based eviction diversion programs to prevent avoidable evictions,  a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.

Section 2:   That the amount of this grant is to be appropriated to Davidson County General Sessions Court, Division VIII, based on the revenues estimated to be received and any match to be applied.

Section 3:                         That this resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

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This resolution accepts an Eviction Diversion Initiative grant from the National Center for State Courts to the Davidson County General Sessions Court, Division VIII, in an amount not to exceed $418,170 with no local cash match required. The grant will be used to establish or expand court-based eviction diversion programs to prevent avoidable evictions. The grant period is June 1, 2022 through May 31, 2024.