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File #: 0362-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/7/2017 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 2/27/2017 Final action:
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into an agreement with the Franklin Park Conservatory Joint Recreation District for the city's share of the operation of the District in 2017; to authorize an appropriation of $150,000.00 in the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund; to authorize the expenditure of $350,000.00 from the Recreation and Parks Operating Fund and $150,000.00 from the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($500,000.00).
Attachments: 1. Ord 0362-2017 DAX Funding
Explanation

Background: This ordinance will authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into an agreement with the Franklin Park Conservatory Joint Recreation District for the City's share of the operation of the District and the surrounding department-owned land for the period of February 1, 2017 through January 31, 2018. This allocation will support the continued management, operation, development, marketing, security and volunteer programming of the Conservatory and the maintenance of the entire Franklin Park site, including the portion owned by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department. This contract is awarded pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 329 that relate to not-for-profit service contracts.

Principal Parties:
Franklin Park Conservatory Joint Recreation District
1777 East Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43203
Federal Identification Number: 31-1364884 (Non-Profit Organization)

Emergency Justification: Emergency action is requested so that payment can be made in accordance with the cash flow needs of the Conservatory.

Fiscal Impact: $350,000.00 is budgeted and available in the Recreation and Parks Operating Fund 2285 and $150,000.00 is available in the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund to meet the financial obligation of this agreement.

Title

To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into an agreement with the Franklin Park Conservatory Joint Recreation District for the city's share of the operation of the District in 2017; to authorize an appropriation of $150,000.00 in the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund; to authorize the expenditure of $350,000.00 from the Recreation and Parks Operating Fund and $150,000.00 from the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($500,000.00).

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WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize and direct the Director of the Recreation and Parks to enter into an agreement with the Franklin Park Conservatory Joint Recreation District for the...

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