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Resolution RS2019-1730

A resolution approving a grant from the National League of Cities to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of the Mayor, to participate in the Cities Addressing Fines and Fees Equitably (CAFFE) project to help cities assess and reform their use of local fines and fees and develop equitable collections strategies.

WHEREAS, the National League of Cities have awarded an in-kind grant to The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of the Mayor, to participate in the Cities Addressing Fines and Fees Equitably (CAFFE) project to help cities assess and reform their use of local fines and fees and develop equitable collections strategies; and,

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

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 National League of Cities and The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County, acting by and through the Office of the Mayor, to participate in the Cities Addressing fines and Fees Equitably (CAFFE) project to help cities assess and reform their use of local fines and fees and develop equitable collections strategies, a copy of which grant contract 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.

Sponsor(s)

Tanaka Vercher, Kevin Rhoten

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Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee

IntroducedMay 21, 2019

AdoptedMay 21, 2019

ApprovedMay 22, 2019

ByMayor Briley's signature

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Last Modified: 05/24/2019 6:02 PM