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File #: RS2022-1744    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2022 In control: Public Health and Safety Committee
On agenda: 9/6/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Title: A resolution approving a grant contract between the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the Mental Health Cooperative to provide expertise and staff in emergency behavioral health care to support the launch and pilot year of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's (MNPD) co-response model, Nashville Partners in Care.
Sponsors: Kevin Rhoten, Jennifer Gamble, Jeff Syracuse, Delishia Porterfield, Ginny Welsch, Erin Evans, Zulfat Suara, Burkley Allen, Emily Benedict, Kyonzte Toombs
Attachments: 1. Grant Contract

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A resolution approving a grant contract between the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, and the Mental Health Cooperative to provide expertise and staff in emergency behavioral health care to support the launch and pilot year of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department’s (MNPD) co-response model, Nashville Partners in Care.

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WHEREAS, Metropolitan Charter Section 10.104 provides that the Board of Health has the duty to contract for such services as will further the program and policies of the board, subject to confirmation by Resolution of Council; and,

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, wishes to contract with the Mental Health Cooperative to provide expertise and staff in emergency behavioral health care to support the launch and pilot year of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department’s (MNPD) co-response model, Nashville Partners in Care; and,    

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

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

Section 1.                     That the grant contract by and between the Mental Health Cooperative and the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Metropolitan Board of Health, to provide expertise and staff in emergency behavioral health care to support the launch and pilot year of the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department’s (MNPD) co-response model, Nashville Partners in Care, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved.  

Section 2.                     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 approves a grant contract between the Metropolitan Board of Health and the Mental Health Cooperative (“MHC”) related to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department’s (“MNPD”) co-response model, Nashville Partners in Care. These funds are to be used to provide expertise and staff in emergency behavioral health care to support the launch and pilot year of Nashville Partners in Care.

 

Pursuant to the terms of the grant, MHC will receive $1,435,574 to be used for the following outcomes:

                     Preparation of master’s level clinicians for mental health crisis response and assignment to specific police details throughout the county for the purpose of fulfilling the charge and work of Partners in Care.

                     Coordination with the Metropolitan Public Health Department (“MPHD”), MNPD, the Mayor’s Office, and other necessary Metro departments and stakeholder organizations to ensure regular and timely data sharing.

                     Provision of regular reporting to MPHD, MNPD, the Mayor’s Office and stakeholders through a process and schedule acceptable to Metro departments and MHC.

 

The term of this agreement begins July 1, 2022 and ends June 30, 2023.

 

Fiscal Note: Metro would pay $1,435,574 to Mental Health Cooperative to provide expertise and staff in emergency behavioral health care to support the launch and pilot year of the MNPD’s co-response model, Nashville Partners in Care.