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File #: 1871-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/5/2017 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/24/2017 Final action: 7/26/2017
Title: To approve the funding request of Columbus Urban League 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 Columbus Urban League to fortify the New Beginnings Work Readiness Initiative; to authorize the expenditure of $70,000.00 from the emergency human services fund; and to declare an emergency. ($70,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD1871-2017 2017 Fund 2231 Columbus Urban League
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into a grant agreement with Columbus Urban League to fortify the New Beginnings Work Readiness Initiative and offer a wider range of opportunities for $70,000.00.

Columbus Urban League initiatives foster self-sufficiency, family and community stabilization. Participants in New Beginnings will be granted access to a menu of services, credentialing and certification through the Urban Tech Jobs Program and The American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute. In addition, the program staff will assist in accessing additional 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 ($70,000.00).

Title
To approve the funding request of Columbus Urban League 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 Columbus Urban League to fortify the New Beginnings Work Readiness Initiative; to authorize the expenditure of $70,000.00 from the emergency human services fund; and to declare an emergency. ($70,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, Columbus Urban League has submitted a funding request seeking financial assistance to address an emergency human service need; and

WHEREAS, the Director of the Department of Development desires to enter into a grant agreement with Columbus Urban League to fortify the New Beginnings Work Readiness Initiative; and

WHEREAS, the grant will be funded from the general fund; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Development in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director to enter into a grant agreement with Columbus Urban League to avoid causing interruptions in the delivery of program services, all for the preserv...

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