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File #: 0548-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/23/2017 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 3/13/2017 Final action: 3/16/2017
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept the grant service contract from the Franklin County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board in the amount of $1,616,117.65; to authorize the appropriation of $1,911,117.65, which includes program revenues, to the Health Department in the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1,911,117.65)
Attachments: 1. ORD 0548 DAX Appropriation.pdf
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded the 2017 grant service contract for the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Outpatient Program to fund the following projects: Outpatient Treatment, Women’s Recovery, APPS - Columbus Parks and Recreation Centers, Community Prevention, After School/Summer, Immigrant Women’s Support Groups, School Based Your Extra Special (YES) Leadership Resiliency Saving Our Selves (SOS), HIV Saving our Lives and Substance Abuse General Education (SAGE). The funding for the projects total $1,616,117.65 from the Franklin County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board (ADAMH) for the period January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program grant service contract is primarily funded through the Franklin County ADAMH Board but also generates the following revenues which are to be appropriated; client fees in the amount of $20,000.00 and Medicaid in the amount of $275,000.00 for a total appropriation of $1,911,117.65. These funds will enable Columbus Public Health to continue to provide treatment, counseling and prevention services to men, women, children/families, the homeless population and to serve clients referred by the criminal justice system.

The prevention program will serve approximately 5800 adults, young adults and their families as well as 4800 children/adolescents through Columbus City Schools, After School Summer programs and Recreation Centers. The Treatment Program will provide treatment services to approximately 1,100 men and women, of that 32% are women and 68% are men.
This ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the city's accounting system as soon as possible to maintain the client’s continuity of care. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program grant service contract is primarily funded through the Franklin...

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