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File #: 1237-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/3/2017 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 6/5/2017 Final action: 6/8/2017
Title: To approve the funding request of Community Research Partners seeking financial assistance to address an emergency human service need pursuant to Columbus City Code; to authorize the Director of Development to execute an agreement with Community Research Partners to provide technical assistance; to authorize the expenditure of $57,660.90 from the Emergency Human Services Fund; to authorize the expenditure of $76,123.10 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($133,784.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD1237-2017 2017 Fund 1000 2231 CRP
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into an agreement with Community Research Partners to provide technical assistance for a total amount of $133,784.00.

This legislation targets a non-profit service agency that will provide technical assistance and data sharing, including but not limited to studies and reports such as the social impact of casinos, and the human services funding research, by assisting with the operating needs of the agency. This funding will allow the continuation of much needed services.

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

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for this expenditure is allocated from the Emergency Human Services Fund ($57,660.90) and the general fund ($76,123.10).

Title
To approve the funding request of Community Research Partners seeking financial assistance to address an emergency human service need pursuant to Columbus City Code; to authorize the Director of Development to execute an agreement with Community Research Partners to provide technical assistance; to authorize the expenditure of $57,660.90 from the Emergency Human Services Fund; to authorize the expenditure of $76,123.10 from the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($133,784.00)

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WHEREAS, Community Research Partners 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 an agreement with Community Research Partners for the continued provision of technical assistance and data sharing; 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 agreement will be funded with a combination of Emergency Human Services Funds and the general fund; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily...

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