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File #: 2046-2017    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 Lifecare Alliance 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 Lifecare Alliance to support the Columbus Detection and Outreach Program; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure of $25,000.00 within the Emergency Human Services subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($25,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD2046-2017 2017 Fund 2231 Lifecare Alliance UPDATED
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into a grant agreement with Lifecare Alliance to support the Columbus Detection and Outreach Program for $25,000.00.

In March of this year, Central Ohio Diabetes Association (CODA) merged with Lifecare Alliance to form a partnership that is dedicated to delivering health care service to Columbus and central Ohio. CODA will implement the Detection and Outreach Program which provides services to low income/uninsured residents to reduce their risk for diabetes and its complications.

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 ($25,000.00).

Title
To approve the funding request of Lifecare Alliance 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 Lifecare Alliance to support the Columbus Detection and Outreach Program; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure of $25,000.00 within the Emergency Human Services subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($25,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, Lifecare Alliance 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 Lifecare Alliance to support the Columbus Detection and Outreach Program; 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 grant will be funded from the Emergency Human Services subfund; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Development in that it is immediately necessary to enter into a grant agreement with Life...

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