Nashville council

Metro Council last convened Tuesday, June 5, for its first meeting of the month. An agenda is published prior to each meeting and can be found on Metro's website. We've compiled five items the council approved on its consent agenda.

How do items on the consent agenda work?

Resolutions on the consent agenda are meant to be enacted by one motion and approved without discussion. In the event an items needs to be discussion, it will be removed from the consent agenda for separate consideration.

The following ten items were approved at the June 5 council meeting:

1. A resolution accepting a grant of $150,000 from the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corporation to help offset special event expenses to cover security and traffic control for the Nashville Predators Watch Parties, assistance with the Davis Cup and the CMA Music Festival.

2. A resolution appropriating the amount of $500,000.00 from the General Fund Reserve Fund for the purchase of equipment for the Public Works Department.

3. A resolution accepting a grant from the Department of Health of $98,500 to provide food safety services including restaurant inspections, foodborne illness complaints, investigations, and environmental health specialist network assessments.

4. A resolution accepting a grant estimated at $20,000 from the Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee to provide kitchen equipment for the after school meals program by Metro Parks.

5. A resolution accepting a grant of $868,666 from the Department of Children’s Services to provide community-based case management and probation services to children at high risk of state custody.

The council, which meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month in the David Scobey Council Chambers at the Metro Courthouse, will also meet Tuesday, June 11. The courthouse is located at 1 Public Square in Nashville.

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