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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)

 

Body

 

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 Programs at various multi-generational recreation centers in the amount of $12,167.00; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant will enable the department to purchase various pieces of fitness equipment and partner with other health and wellness organizations in order to educate our older citizens so they are able to maintain healthy lifestyles and be in better positions to make sound choices in their lives; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into a grant agreement with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, dba Franklin County Senior Options, to support the 50+ Fitness Programs; NOW, THEREFORE

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1.  That the Director of Recreation and Parks is hereby authorized and directed to apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $12,167.00 and enter into a grant agreement with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, dba Franklin County Senior Options, to support the 50+ Fitness Programs.

 

SECTION 2.  That it is necessay to authorize the transfer of $3,041.75 in matching funds from fund 2285 and 2283.

 

SECTION 3.  That from the unappropriated monies and from all monies estimated to come into said fund from any and all sources and unappropriated for any other purpose during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2017, the sum of $15,208.75 is appropriated in Fund 2283 Recreation & Parks Grant Fund in Object Class 02 Materials and Supplies per the account codes in the attachment to this ordinance.  2017 Health/Wellness Program, Grant No. to be assigned by City Auditor.  Appropriation effective upon receipt of executed grant agreement.

 

SECTION 4.  That the monies in the foregoing Section 3 shall be paid upon order of the Director of Recreation and Parks, and that no order shall be drawn or money paid except by voucher, the form of which shall be approved by the City Auditor.

 

SECTION 5.  At the end of the grant period, any repayment of unencumbered balances required by the grantor is hereby authorized and any unused City Match monies may be transferred back to the City fund from which they originated in accordance with all applicable grant agreements.

 

SECTION 6.  Funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated.

 

SECTION 7.  That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.