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File #: 2166-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/17/2018 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/23/2018 Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: To authorize Columbus City Council to enter into contract with Lyons Counseling & Consultation Services in support of the Commission on Black Girls; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($10,000.00)
Sponsors: Priscilla Tyson
Attachments: 1. Ord 2166-2018 Legislation Template
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes Columbus City Council to enter into contract with Lyons Counseling & Consultation Services in support of the Commission on Black Girls.

This request is to provide funding for Lyons Counseling & Consultation Services for work related to the Commission on Black Girls. In the first several months of convening the Commission there will be a multitude of partners who will be working on research, presentations, community engagement and other projects for the Commission. Lyons Counseling & Consultation Services is being engaged to manage the work of all stakeholders who will be working on Commission related initiatives. Further, serving as the project manager, Lyons Counseling & Consultation Services will be accountable for all components related to the internal and external movement of the Commission.

The consulting services include but are not limited to, the facilitation of opportunities for the Commission on Black Girls to have meaningful dialogue with key stakeholders, service providers, City Council members and Black girls who reside in the City of Columbus, Ohio. The consultant will also support the strategic direction and initiatives of the Commission on Black Girls; and/or assistance in the development of partnerships which may further the goals of the Commission.

Fiscal Impact: Funding is available within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund.

Emergency action is requested in order to have the necessary resources in place to immediately undertake the work associated with the Commission on Black Girls.

Title
To authorize Columbus City Council to enter into contract with Lyons Counseling & Consultation Services in support of the Commission on Black Girls; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($10,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the Commission on Black Girls will develop and implement recommendations to ensure opportunities, successful futur...

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