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File #: RS2022-1570    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/26/2022 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 6/7/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: A resolution approving amendment two to a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to fund counselor and victim advocate positions to provide mental health services, support services, and criminal justice system advocacy.
Sponsors: Burkley Allen, Erin Evans, Zulfat Suara, Ginny Welsch
Attachments: 1. Grant Amendment Two
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A resolution approving amendment two to a Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grant from the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to fund counselor and victim advocate positions to provide mental health services, support services, and criminal justice system advocacy.
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WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, previously entered into a grant agreement with the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, to fund counselor and victim advocate positions to provide mental health services, support services, and criminal justice system advocacy approved by RS2020-368; and,
WHEREAS, the parties wish to amend the grant agreement to increase the amount of the grant by $525,940.00 from $1,079,201.00 to $1,605,141.00 and extend the end date from June 30, 2022 to June 30, 2023, 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 amendment two to this grant be approved.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That amendment two to the VOCA grant by and between the Tennessee Department of Finance and Administration, Office of Criminal Justice Programs, and the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, to fund counselor and victim advocate positions to provide mental health services, support services, and criminal justice system advocacy, a copy of which amendment two is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is 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...

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