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File #: 0574-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/27/2017 In control: Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 3/13/2017 Final action: 3/16/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Development to execute a grant agreement with Community Research Partners to address the rate of human trafficking and services and support available for human trafficking victims in Columbus; to appropriate $19,500.00 to the Department of Development in the General Fund Public Safety Initiative Subfund; to authorize the expenditure of $19,500.00 from the General Fund Public Safety Initiative; and to declare an emergency. ($19,500.00)
Sponsors: Elizabeth Brown, Zach M. Klein
Attachments: 1. ORD0574-2017 2017 CRP Trafficking Study GF
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into a grant agreement with Community Research Partners to provide Technical Assistance for a twelve-month period for a total amount of $19,500.00.

This legislation targets a service agency that will provide technical assistance and data sharing, including but not limited to, studies and reports regarding the rate of human trafficking and services and support available for human trafficking victims in Columbus. This funding will allow the process to continue much needed services.

Emergency action is necessary to avoid causing interruptions in the delivery of program services.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding is available within the General Fund Public Safety Initiative Subfund ($19,500.00).

Title
To authorize the Director of Development to execute a grant agreement with Community Research Partners to address the rate of human trafficking and services and support available for human trafficking victims in Columbus; to appropriate $19,500.00 to the Department of Development in the General Fund Public Safety Initiative Subfund; to authorize the expenditure of $19,500.00 from the General Fund Public Safety Initiative; and to declare an emergency. ($19,500.00)

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WHEREAS, the Director of the Department of Development desires to enter into a grant agreement with Community Research Partners for the continued provision of technical assistance and data sharing for a study on The Rate of Human Trafficking and services and support available for human trafficking victims in Columbus; and

WHEREAS, the grant will be funded with a the General Fund Public Safety Initiative; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Development in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director to enter into a grant agreement with Community Research Partners to avoid interruptions in the delivery of program services, all for the preserva...

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