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File #: 0274-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/30/2017 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 3/13/2017 Final action: 3/16/2017
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to apply for and accept a grant from and enter into a grant agreement with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, dba Franklin County Senior Options, in the amount of $12,167.00 for the 50+ Fitness Programs; to authorize the transfer of $3,041.75 in matching funds from the Recreation and Parks Operating Fund to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund; to authorize an appropriation of $15,208.75 from the unappropriated balance of the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund to the Recreation and Parks Department. ($15,208.75)
Attachments: 1. Proposal - Franklin County Grant Renewal 2017, 2. Sr. Options 2017- DAX
Explanation

Background: This ordinance will enable the Director of Recreation and Parks to accept a grant in the amount of $12,167.00 from the Franklin County Board of Commissioners (dba: Franklin County Senior Options) for funding to support the 2017 50+ Fitness Program. The Recreation and Parks Department applies for this grant annually.

The Recreation and Parks Department offers activities for adults ages 50+. The activities include painting/drawing, crochet, ballroom dancing, clogging, line dancing, ceramics, chorus, drama, exercise, yoga, needlework, quilting, Red Hatters, self-defense, sewing, shuffleboard, stained glass, and chair volleyball. During various seasons, there is also free income tax help, holiday parties, trips, walking programs and athletics.

The 50+ Centers are Dodge Community Center, Gillie Community Center, Lazaelle Woods Community Center, Martin Janis, and Whetstone Community Center.

Fiscal Impact: The City will be authorizing matching funds of $3,041.75 from the Recreation and Parks Operating Fund. The grant amount is $12,167.00.

Title

To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to apply for and accept a grant from and enter into a grant agreement with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, dba Franklin County Senior Options, in the amount of $12,167.00 for the 50+ Fitness Programs; to authorize the transfer of $3,041.75 in matching funds from the Recreation and Parks Operating Fund to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund; to authorize an appropriation of $15,208.75 from the unappropriated balance of the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund to the Recreation and Parks Department. ($15,208.75)

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WHEREAS, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, dba Franklin County Senior Options, accepted applications to support the 50+ Fitness Programs at various multi-generational recreation centers; and

WHEREAS, the Director of Recreation and Parks applied for and was awarded a grant to support the 50+ Fitness P...

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