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File #: 2050-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2017 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/31/2017 Final action: 8/3/2017
Title: To approve the funding request of Community Kitchen 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 Community Kitchen to support the general operating costs of providing services to the community; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure of $20,000.00 from the Emergency Human Services subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($20,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD2050-2017 2017 Fund 2231 Community Kitchen UPDATED
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into a grant agreement with Community Kitchen to support the general operating costs of providing services to the community.

Community Kitchen, Inc. has operated continuously since 1979 and as a separate 501(c) 3 since 1985. Community Kitchen helps low or no income persons with food, advocacy, and other basic necessities. Hot, nutritious and free meals are offered six days a week along with information and referrals on available housing, utility assistance, alcohol and drug programs, emergency assistance, health resources and basic needs, free phone service for business and medical calls, toiletries and household items when available. Free health check-ups are provided on site through the OSU Nursing Program and Columbus Health Department.

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 subfund ($20,000.00).

Title
To approve the funding request of Community Kitchen 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 Community Kitchen to support the general operating costs of providing services to the community; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure of $20,000.00 from the Emergency Human Services subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($20,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, Community Kitchen 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 a grant agreement with Community Kitchen to support the general operating costs of providing services to the community; and

WHEREAS, City Council is authorized to allocate funds annually to assist social service agencies in the ...

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