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File #: 1270-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/30/2018 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/23/2018 Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: To authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept grant funds for CelebrateOne from The Columbus Foundation in support of the Enhanced Maternal Health Program in the amount of $136,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $136,000.00 to the City's Private Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($136,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 1270-2018 Legislation Template
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Office of the Mayor to accept $136,000.00 in grant funds from the Columbus Foundation. These grant proceeds have been made available by the Crane family in support of the CelebrateOne initiative. These grant funds will be used to expand the use of Community Health workers to reduce infant mortality in support of the Enhanced Maternal Health Program. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $136,000.00 in grant money to fund this program for the time period of April 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019.

Emergency action is requested so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the City's accounting system as soon as possible to meet the grant deliverables. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management.

FISCAL IMPACT: The program activity is funded in part by the Celebrate One Fund at The Columbus Foundation and does not generate revenue nor require a City match. Grant G401804.

Title

To authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept grant funds for CelebrateOne from The Columbus Foundation in support of the Enhanced Maternal Health Program in the amount of $136,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $136,000.00 to the City's Private Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($136,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, $136,000.00 in grant funds have been made available to the Office of the Mayor through the Crane family from Columbus Foundation for the CelebrateOne initiative; and

WHEREAS, these grant funds will be used to expand the use of Community Health workers to reduce infant mortality in support of the Enhanced Maternal Health Program; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept and appropriate $136,000.00 in grant money to fund this program for the time period of April 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Office of the Mayor in that it is immediately necessary to accep...

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