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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 County ADAMH Board.   This program will generate the following revenues:  client fees in the amount of $20,000.00 and Medicaid in the amount of $275,000.00.

 

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)

 

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, $1,616,117.65 in grant funds have been made available to the Health Department through the Franklin County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board for the Alcohol and Drug Abuse grant program; and

 

WHEREAS, the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Grant Program will generate client fees in the amount of $20,000.00 and Medicaid fees in the amount of $275,000; and

 

WHEREAS, 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 due to the grant begin date of January 1, 2017.  Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management; and

 

WHEREAS,  an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Columbus Public Health in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Board to accept this grant from the Franklin County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board and to appropriate these funds to the Health Department for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety, and welfare; Now, therefore,

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  That the Board of Health is hereby authorized and directed to accept grant funding of $1,616,117.65  from the Franklin County Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board for the continuation of the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program for the grant period  January 1, 2017, through December 31, 2017.

 

SECTION 2.  That from the unappropriated monies in the Health Department Grants Fund, Fund No. 2251, and from all monies estimated to come into said Fund from any and all sources for the period ending December 31, 2017, the sum of $1,911,117.65 and any eligible interest earned during the grant period is hereby appropriated to the Health Department Grants Fund per accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

                   

SECTION 3.  That the monies appropriated in the foregoing Section 2 shall be paid upon the order of the Health Commissioner, 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 4.   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 5.  That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 6.  That for reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.