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File #: 2359-2016    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/14/2016 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 enter into a contract with Nationwide Children's Hospital for the provision of six WIC Clinics at their facilities; to authorize the expenditure of $596,030.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; to waive the provisions of City Code Chapter 329 relating to competitive bidding; and to declare an emergency. ($596,030.00)
Attachments: 1. bid waiver nch 23592016, 2. 2359 2016 NCH DAX
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The Board of Health has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Health to fund the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program for the period October 1, 2016, through September 30, 2017. Columbus Public Health has been designated as the primary grantee agency and administrator for all WIC programs in Franklin County. The grant funds awarded provide for a contract with Nationwide Children's Hospital for $596,030.00, for the operation of six WIC clinics at their facilities.

This ordinance waives competitive bidding provisions of the City Code. The contract compliance number for Nationwide Children’s Hospital is 31-4379441. Nationwide Children’s Hospital is listed as a non-profit organization.

Emergency action is requested in order to avoid any delays in providing program services.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Women, Infants and Children Program is entirely funded by the Ohio Department of Health. This program does not generate any revenue or require a City Match. This Ordinance is contingent on the passage of Ordinance No. 2353-2016 that authorizes the acceptance and appropriation of $6,655,579.00 for the 2016-2017 WIC Grant Program.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into a contract with Nationwide Children's Hospital for the provision of six WIC Clinics at their facilities; to authorize the expenditure of $596,030.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; to waive the provisions of City Code Chapter 329 relating to competitive bidding; and to declare an emergency. ($596,030.00)

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WHEREAS, the Ohio Department of Health has designated the Columbus Health Department as primary grantee agency and fund administrator for all WIC programs in Franklin County; and

WHEREAS, Nationwide Children's Hospital will staff and operate six WIC clinics in accordance with State WIC guidelines; and

WHEREAS, it is in the City's best interests to waive the competitive bidding provisions of City Code Chapter 329 ...

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