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File #: RS2022-1771    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 approving an application for a Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Office of Emergency Management, to stay abreast of emerging trends and deliver the latest and most pertinent training possible to increase the effectiveness of safely and efficiently handling hazardous materials.
Sponsors: Jennifer Gamble, Jeff Syracuse
Attachments: 1. Grant Application
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A resolution approving an application for a Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to the Metropolitan Government, acting by and through the Office of Emergency Management, to stay abreast of emerging trends and deliver the latest and most pertinent training possible to increase the effectiveness of safely and efficiently handling hazardous materials.
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WHEREAS, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency is accepting applications for a Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant with an award of $98,660.00 and a required cash match of $24,665.00 to stay abreast of emerging trends and deliver the latest and most pertinent training possible to increase the effectiveness of safely and efficiently handling hazardous materials; and,
WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Government is eligible to participate in this grant program; and,
WHEREAS, it is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County that this grant application be approved and submitted.
NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. That the Metropolitan Government's application for a Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant with an award of $98,660.00, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is hereby approved, and the Office of Emergency Management is authorized to submit said application to the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency.
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 application for a Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency with a grant award of $98,660 and required cash match of $24,665 to the Office of Emergency Management. This grant will be used...

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