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File #: 0529-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/22/2017 In control: Workforce Development Committee
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To authorize a grant agreement between Columbus City Council and Sinclair Media II for sponsorship of the WSYX ABC 6 Job Boot Camps; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure of $14,000.00 from the Jobs Growth subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($14,000.00)
Sponsors: Jaiza Page, Priscilla Tyson
Attachments: 1. Ord 0529-2017 Legislation Template
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes a grant agreement in the amount of $14,000 between Columbus City Council and Sinclair Media II for sponsorship of four WSYX ABC 6’s Job Boot Camps.
ABC 6 Job Bootcamp is free to all residents; the upcoming events will occur on February 22, April 19, July 12, and October 18 at Columbus State Community College, Center for Workforce Development from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The intent of Job Boot Camp is to prepare professionals to achieve their career goals and to discover opportunities with companies locally. ABC 6 will provide workshops and on-site guided professional mentors, promoting job education and skill training to enhance opportunities for professionals to achieve their career goals in today’s job market. Workshop sessions include:

• Networking Basics - It’s Who You Know!
• LinkedIn Professionals
• Hidden Jewels In A Steady Job Market
• Managing Your Personal Budget - Credit Score The Deal Breaker!
• De-stress When Seeking A New Career
• Professional Appearance - It Matters!
• Professional Skills - Introduction to Microsoft
• Know Your Worth - Motivation To Fuel Your Confidence

Sponsorship of this event aligns with Columbus City Council’s priority of promoting opportunities for job creation, workforce development, and technology integration.

Fiscal Impact: Funding is available in the general fund, Jobs Growth subfund.
Emergency action is requested due to the time-sensitive deadlines of event sponsorship.
Title
To authorize a grant agreement between Columbus City Council and Sinclair Media II for sponsorship of the WSYX ABC 6 Job Boot Camps; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure of $14,000.00 from the Jobs Growth subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($14,000.00)
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WHEREAS, in 2009, WSYX ABC 6 hosted its first Job Boot Camp; and
WHEREAS, it is a top priority of Columbus City Council to support efforts that enhance regional job creation, workforce development, and technology integration; and...

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