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File #: 2227-2016    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/31/2016 In control: Judiciary And Court Administration Committee
On agenda: 10/3/2016 Final action: 10/7/2016
Title: To authorize the City Attorney to accept the 2016 VOCA NOVA grant award from the State of Ohio, Office of the Attorney General, in the amount of $2,880.00; to authorize the appropriation of said grant funds; to authorize the transfer of matching funds in the amount of $720.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($3,600.00)
Attachments: 1. 2016 NOVA Award_s.pdf, 2. 2227-16 attachment.pdf
Explanation

Background:
This legislation will authorize the City Attorney to accept a grant award from the State of Ohio, Office of the Attorney General, for the funding of the Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) 2016 NOVA Conference grant. Said funding is for the attendance by two staff of the Domestic Violence Unit of the City Attorney’s Office at a seminar held by the National Organization of Victim Advocates (NOVA) in Atlanta, GA. This ordinance will further authorize the appropriation of the grant funds and the transfer and appropriation of the matching funds required by the grant award.

Fiscal Impact:
The required matching funds are included in the City Attorney's 2016 General Fund Budget.

State Share: $2,880.00
Match Required: 720.00
Total Grant Award: $3,600.00

Grant Award Period 10/01/15 - 09/30/16 (Award was made in August, 2016)

Emergency Action:
The City Attorney’s Office is requesting emergency action due to the timing of the award and the conference.

Title

To authorize the City Attorney to accept the 2016 VOCA NOVA grant award from the State of Ohio, Office of the Attorney General, in the amount of $2,880.00; to authorize the appropriation of said grant funds; to authorize the transfer of matching funds in the amount of $720.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($3,600.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the State of Ohio, Office of the Attorney General, has awarded the City of Columbus, City Attorney's Office, a grant in the amount of $2,880.00 for the 2016 VOCA NOVA Conference Grant, 2016-VOCA-34012830 to fund attendance by two staff of the City Attorney’s Domestic Violence Unit at the 2016 NOVA conference;

WHEREAS, the acceptance of said grant requires matching funds in the amount of $720.00; and

WHEREAS, the City Attorney desires to accept said grant award; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the City Attorney's Office in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the City Attorney ...

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