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File #: 1419-2013    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/5/2013 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 revenue contract with Nationwide Children’s Hospital for the provision of infant mortality report services, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00; and to declare an emergency. ($10,000.00)
Explanation
 
BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has collaborated with Nationwide Children's Hospital to offer custom vital statistic reports on infant mortality using current data from the Ohio Department of Health.  It is necessary to enter into a revenue contract to provide this reporting service. Under this contract, Nationwide Children's Hospital will reimburse Columbus Public Health for the provision of epidemiology work necessary to provide such reports, for the period of March 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014.
 
Emergency action is required to ensure timely establishment of the reports.
 
FISCAL IMPACT: Nationwide Children's Hospital will reimburse Columbus Public Health for costs related to the report services.  The revenue will be deposited into the Health Special Revenue Fund, Fund No. 250.
 
Title
 
To authorize the Board of Health to enter into a revenue contract with Nationwide Children's Hospital for the provision of infant mortality report services, in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00; and to declare an emergency.  ($10,000.00)
 
Body
 
WHEREAS, it is necessary to enter into a revenue contract to offer infant mortality report services to Nationwide Children's Hospital; and,
 
WHEREAS, under this revenue contract, Nationwide Children's Hospital will reimburse Columbus Public Health for the provision of epidemiology work to create infant mortality reports; and,
 
WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of  Columbus Public Health in that it is immediately necessary to enter into a revenue contract with Nationwide Children's Hospital to ensure timely establishment of the reports 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 and directed to enter into a revenue contract for the provision of infant mortality report services for Nationwide Children's Hospital in an amount not to exceed $10,000.00 for the period March 1, 2013 through February 28, 2014.
 
SECTION 2. 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 3. That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is 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.