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File #: 2318-2016    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/13/2016 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 10/3/2016 Final action: 10/7/2016
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health for the Minority Health grant program in the amount of $52,650.33; to authorize the appropriation of $52,650.33 to the Health Department in the Health Department’s Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($52,650.33)
Attachments: 1. 2318 2016 MH DAX
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $52,650.33 in grant monies to fund the Minority Health grant program for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017.
The Minority Health grant program enables Columbus Public Health to work to eliminate differences in health status between racial and ethnic minority and non-minority populations by providing leadership and guidance on best ways to address racial and ethnic health disparity and specific health needs of racial and ethnic minority groups.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency so a delay in service does not occur since the grant started July 1, 2016.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Minority Health grant program is partially funded by the Ohio Commission on Minority Health and requires a City match.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health for the Minority Health grant program in the amount of $52,650.33; to authorize the appropriation of $52,650.33 to the Health Department in the Health Department’s Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($52,650.33)

Body

WHEREAS, $52,650.33 in grant funds have been made available through the Ohio Commission on Minority Health for the Minority Health grant program for the period of July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health for the continued support of the Minority Health grant program; and,

WHEREAS, this ordinance is submitted as an emergency so delay of service does not occur since the grant started July 1, 2016; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Columbus Public Health in that it is immediately necessary to accept these grant funds from the Ohio Commission on Minority Health to meet deliverables and to appropriate these fun...

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