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File #: 1410-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2013 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/1/2013 Final action: 7/3/2013
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to enter into a contract with AIDS Resource Center Ohio Medical Center for the provision of HIV-related somatic medical care to persons living with HIV or AIDS in Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Morrow, Pickaway, and Union counties, for the period May 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014; to authorize the expenditure of $70,000.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund to pay the costs thereof; and to declare an emergency. ($70,000.00)

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND:                      The City of Columbus received funds for the Ryan White Part A HIV Emergency Relief Grant Program from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration. This grant requires Columbus Public Health to assure quality medical care to eligible persons living with HIV or AIDS in Central Ohio (Franklin, Licking, Delaware, Morrow, Union, Madison, Pickaway and Fairfield counties).  The Board of Health will contract with AIDS Resource Center Ohio Medical Center to provide HIV-related somatic medical care. 

 

These services were advertised through vendor services (SA004818) in February, 2013 according to bidding requirements of the City Code.

 

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the City's accounting system as soon as possible.  Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management.

 

The contract compliance number for AIDS Resource Center Ohio Medical Center is 800813109 and it expires 2/26/2015.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  These contracts are entirely funded by a grant award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration.

 

Title

 

To authorize the Board of Health to enter into a contract with AIDS Resource Center Ohio Medical Center for the provision of HIV-related somatic medical care to persons living with HIV or AIDS in Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Morrow, Pickaway, and Union counties, for the period May 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014; to authorize the expenditure of $70,000.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund to pay the costs thereof; and to declare an emergency.  ($70,000.00)

 

Body

 

WHEREAS,  Columbus Public Health has received funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, for the Ryan White Part A HIV Emergency Relief Grant Program; and,

 

WHEREAS,  in order to ensure service provisions under the program, it is necessary to enter into contract with AIDS Resource Center Ohio Medical Center for the provision of HIV-related somatic medical care to persons living with HIV or AIDS in Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Morrow, Pickaway, and Union counties; and,

 

WHEREAS, the contract period is May 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014; and,

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Health Department in that it is immediately necessary to enter into a contract with AIDS Resource Center Ohio Medical Center for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; Now, therefore,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1.                     That the Board of Health is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with AIDS Resource Center Ohio Medical Center for the provision of HIV-related somatic medical care to persons living with HIV or AIDS in Delaware, Fairfield, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Morrow, Pickaway, and Union counties, for the period of May 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014.

 

SECTION 2.                     That to pay the cost of said contract, the expenditure of $70,000.00 is hereby authorized from the Health Department Grants Fund, Fund No. 251, Department of Health, Department No. 50-01, Grant No. 501314, OCA Code 501314, Object Level One 03, Object Level Three 3351.

 

SECTION 3.                       That this contract is awarded in accordance with Sections 329.12 and 329.14 of the Columbus City Code.

 

SECTION 4.                     That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 5.                     That for reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.