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File #: RS2022-1770    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/9/2022 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 9/20/2022 Final action: 9/20/2022
Title: A resolution accepting a grant from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Fire Department, to protect the health and safety of the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards.
Sponsors: Jennifer Gamble, Jeff Syracuse, Tonya Hancock, Zulfat Suara, Joy Styles, Emily Benedict, Delishia Porterfield
Attachments: 1. Grant Exhibit
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A resolution accepting a grant from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Fire Department, to protect the health and safety of the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards.
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WHEREAS, the U. S. Department of Homeland Security has awarded a grant in an amount not to exceed $390,528.18 with a required cash match of $39,052.82 to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Fire Department, to protect the health and safety of the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards; 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 from the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, in an amount not to exceed $390,528.18, to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Nashville Fire Department, to protect the health and safety of the public and firefighting personnel against fire and fire-related hazards, a copy of which grant is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby accepted.
Section 2. That the amount of this grant is to be appropriated to the Nashville Fire Department based on 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 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to the Nashville Fire Department in an amount not to exceed $390,528.18 with a required cash match of $39,052.82. This grant will provide chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear equipment to replace existing equipment that is worn out or broken. ...

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