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File #: RS2022-1740    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2022 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 9/6/2022 Final action: 9/6/2022
Title: A resolution accepting a Project Diabetes grant from the Tennessee Department of Health to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Farmers' Market, to create fruit and vegetable incentive programs that ensure healthy options are an easy choice.
Sponsors: Kevin Rhoten, Jennifer Gamble, Sharon Hurt, Ginny Welsch, Zulfat Suara, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. Grant Exhibit
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A resolution accepting a Project Diabetes grant from the Tennessee Department of Health to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Farmers' Market, to create fruit and vegetable incentive programs that ensure healthy options are an easy choice.
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WHEREAS, the Tennessee Department of Health has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $81,100.00 with no cash match required to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Farmers' Market, to create fruit and vegetable incentive programs that ensure healthy options are an easy choice; 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 grant by and between the Tennessee Department of Health, in an amount not to exceed $81,100.00, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Farmers' Market, to create fruit and vegetable incentive programs that ensure healthy options are an easy choice, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.
Section 2. That the amount of this grant be appropriated to the Nashville Farmers' Market, 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.
Agenda Analysis
Analysis

This resolution accepts a Project Diabetes grant from the Tennessee Department of Health to the Nashville Farmers' Market in an amount not to exceed $81,100 with no cash match required. This grant will create fruit and vegetable incentive programs that ensure healthy options are an easy choice. This includes funding Fresh Bucks, the SNAP dollar doubling program. The grant will also be used for progra...

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