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File #: 2468-2014    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 10/21/2014 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 11/10/2014 Final action: 11/12/2014
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept funds from the Foundation of Active Living through the Columbus Foundation in the amount of $49,218.01; to authorize the appropriation of $49,218.01 to the City's Private Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($49,218.01)
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health is using awarded funds from The Foundation for Active Living through The Columbus Foundation. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $49,218.01 in grant money to continue funding the Active Living program.

The Institute for Active Living program objective is to promote active lifestyles and improve the health of all citizens of the City of Columbus. The funding will provide part-time personnel, equipment and supplies to support initiatives including Kids Cycle Columbus. This program provides bikes, helmets and safety instructions to under privileged youth. The funding will also provide funds for the Mayor’s Twilight Ride, Dish on Delish, a new cooking demonstration program and research/evaluation of healthy eating and active living initiatives.

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 to meet the grant deliverables. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management.

FISCAL IMPACT: The program activity is funded primarily by the Foundation of Active Living and does not generate revenue nor require a City match.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept funds from the Foundation of Active Living through the Columbus Foundation in the amount of $49,218.01; to authorize the appropriation of $49,218.01 to the City's Private Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($49,218.01)

Body

WHEREAS, $49,218.01 in grant funds have been made available to Columbus Public Health through the Foundation of Active Living; and,

WHEREAS, 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 to meet grant deliverables. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the ...

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