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File #: 1109-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/19/2017 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 5/22/2017 Final action: 5/24/2017
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health for the Ohio Healthy Program Conversion to Online grant program in the amount of $45,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $45,000.00 to the Health Department in the Health Department’s Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($45,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Legislation Attachment Ord#1109-2017
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Health to convert the Healthy Children, Healthy Weights Ohio Healthy Program to online content. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $45,000.00 in grant monies to fund the Ohio Healthy Program Conversion to Online grant program for the period of May 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.

Columbus Public Health (CPH) originated the Healthy Children, Healthy Weights curriculum which the Ohio Healthy Program is built upon, and therefore, CPH holds the implicit license.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency so a delay in service does not occur since the grant begins May 1, 2017.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Ohio Healthy Program Conversion to Online grant program is fully funded ($45,000.00) by the Ohio Department of Health and does not require a City match.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health for the Ohio Healthy Program Conversion to Online grant program in the amount of $45,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $45,000.00 to the Health Department in the Health Department’s Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($45,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, $45,000.00 in grant funds have been made available through the Ohio Department of Health for the Ohio Healthy Program Conversion to Online grant program for the period of May 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds from the Ohio Department of Health for the support of the Ohio Healthy Program Conversion to online grant program; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Columbus Public Health in that it is immediately necessary to accept these grant funds from the Ohio Department of Health to meet deliverables and to appropriate these funds to Columbus Public Health for the immediate preservation of the public health, property, safety and welfare, an...

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