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File #: 0608-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/1/2017 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To approve the funding request of HandsOn Central Ohio seeking financial assistance to address an emergency human service need pursuant to Columbus City Code; to authorize the Director of Development to execute a grant agreement with HandsOn Central Ohio to provide referral services to the residents of Columbus; to authorize the expenditure of $83,036.03 from the Emergency Human Services Fund; to authorize the expenditure of $109,622.97 from the general fund. ($192,659.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD0608-2017 2017 EHS Hands on Central Ohio
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into a grant agreement with HandsOn Central Ohio to provide referral services to the residents of Columbus for a twelve-month period for a total amount of $192,659.00.

This legislation targets a service agency that will work to connect people to critical community resources and government services through a 24-hour information and referral line and FOODLINK line through the comprehensive information and referral line, 2-1-1. This funding will allow the process to continue much needed services.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for this expenditure is allocated from the Emergency Human Services Fund ($83,036.03) and the General Fund ($109,622.97).

Title
To approve the funding request of HandsOn Central Ohio seeking financial assistance to address an emergency human service need pursuant to Columbus City Code; to authorize the Director of Development to execute a grant agreement with HandsOn Central Ohio to provide referral services to the residents of Columbus; to authorize the expenditure of $83,036.03 from the Emergency Human Services Fund; to authorize the expenditure of $109,622.97 from the general fund. ($192,659.00)

Body
WHEREAS, HandsOn Central Ohio has submitted a funding request seeking financial assistance for Emergency Human Services Funds; and

WHEREAS, the Director of the Department of Development desires to enter into a grant agreement with HandsOn Central Ohio for the continued provision of referral services to the residents of Columbus; and

WHEREAS, City Council is authorized to allocate funds annually to assist social service agencies in the city with the operating costs of delivering programs; and

WHEREAS, the grant will be funded with a combination of the Emergency Human Services Fund and the general fund; NOW, THEREFORE,

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

SECTION 1. That the grant application of HandsOn Central Ohio se...

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