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File #: 1510-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2017 In control: Housing Committee
On agenda: 7/31/2017 Final action: 8/3/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to provide grant assistance under the Lead Safe Columbus and Healthy Homes Programs; to authorize the expenditure of $162,955.55 ($141,330.30 LHRD21014, and $21,625.25 Healthy Homes) from the General Government Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($162,955.55)
Sponsors: Jaiza Page, Michael Stinziano
Attachments: 1. ORD 1510-2017 2017 Government Grants Fund Appropriation
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the expenditure of up to $162,955.55 ($141,330.30 LHRD21014, and $21,625.25 Healthy Homes) from the Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of these funds $141,330.30 are LHRD2014 funds and $21,625.25 are Healthy Homes funds. The funds will allow the Lead Safe Columbus Program to continue provide grants for property owners to create lead safe, affordable housing for families with low and moderate income under HUD guidelines. Activities include conducting lead hazard control projects.

These funds are available due to canceled funds from Healthy Homes and lead hazard control projects in the Lead Safe Columbus program.

Emergency action is requested to allow for continuation of services without interruption.

FISCAL IMPACT: $162,955.55 will be expended from the General Government Grant Fund.

Title
To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to provide grant assistance under the Lead Safe Columbus and Healthy Homes Programs; to authorize the expenditure of $162,955.55 ($141,330.30 LHRD21014, and $21,625.25 Healthy Homes) from the General Government Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($162,955.55)

Body
WHEREAS, this ordinance authorizes the expenditure of $141,330.30 (LHRD21014) and $21,625.25 (Healthy Homes) of General Government Grant funds under Lead Hazard Reduction Demonstration (LHRD) program; and

WHEREAS, Lead Safe Columbus funding provides grants for property owners to create lead safe, affordable housing for families with low and moderate income under HUD guidelines. Activities will include conducting lead hazard control projects; 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 provide grant assistance and appropriate and expend said funds, all for the immediate preservation ...

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