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File #: 0619-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/2/2017 In control: Judiciary And Court Administration Committee
On agenda: 3/27/2017 Final action: 3/29/2017
Title: To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to enter into contract with the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County; and to authorize the expenditure of up to $560,000.00 with ADAMH for halfway housing treatment for OVI and NON-OVI offenders from the Indigent Drivers Alcohol Treatment Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($560,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ADAMH
Explanation

BACKGROUND

This ordinance authorizes the Franklin County Municipal Court Administrative and Presiding Judge to enter into contract with the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County (ADAMH), a government agency, and authorizes the expenditure of up to $560,000 from the Municipal Court indigent driver alcohol treatment fund for halfway house treatment for indigent OVI and NON-OVI offenders.

ADAMH is a government agency that will place offenders in licensed facilities that are certified by the Ohio Mental Health and Addiction Services (OMHAS) and possess the necessary level of expertise to provide the treatment services. The Court has a need for OMHAS-certified treatment programs.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funds are available within the 2017 IDAT fund for this purpose.

EMERGENCY: This legislation is considered an emergency measure to ensure the proper and timely treatment of probationers.

Title

To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to enter into contract with the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County; and to authorize the expenditure of up to $560,000.00 with ADAMH for halfway housing treatment for OVI and NON-OVI offenders from the Indigent Drivers Alcohol Treatment Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($560,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the Court has determined that it is in its best interest to enter into contract with ADAMH; and

WHEREAS, $560,000 is needed to provide for services during the period through February 28, 2018; and

WHEREAS, this ordinance is requested as an emergency to permit the timely procurement of needed services; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the city, in that it is immediately necessary to enter into contract and authorize the expenditure for halfway house treatment for indigent OVI and non-OVI offenders thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; Now, Therefore,

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