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File #: 2181-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/17/2018 In control: Neighborhoods Committee
On agenda: 7/30/2018 Final action: 8/3/2018
Title: To authorize an appropriation of $5,000.00 within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund in support of festivals and community events. ($5,000.00)
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano
Attachments: 1. Ord 2181-2018 Legislation Template

Explanation

This ordinance authorizes an appropriation of $5,000 to Columbus City Council within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund in support of festivals and community events.

 

Each year, festivals and other events throughout the community generate millions of dollars in economic activity and commerce. These events draw thousands of visitors from throughout the region and help to reinforce the image of Columbus as a destination city.

 

Columbus City Council seeks to supplement the work of festival and event planners with funding support, with the intention that these events remain sustainable and continue to attract visitors to the capital city.

 

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

 

Title

To authorize an appropriation of $5,000.00 within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund in support of festivals and community events. ($5,000.00)

 

Body

WHEREAS, each year, festivals and community events draw thousands of visitors to the city and generate millions of dollars in economic activity and commerce; and

 

WHEREAS, Columbus City Council deems it a worthy use of funds to support these festivals and activities, in order to maintain sustainability for future events; now, therefore,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1. That the City Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to appropriate $5,000.00 in the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund, fund 1000, subfund 100018, to Columbus City Council, in Object Class 03 - Contractual Services, per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

See Attached File: Ord 2181-2018 Legislation Template.xls

SECTION 2. That this ordinance shall be in force and take effect from and after the earliest date allowed by law.