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File #: 3082-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/1/2018 In control: Neighborhoods Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To authorize Columbus City Council to enter into a grant agreement with Thurber House in support of the Year of Thurber program; and to authorize an appropriation and expenditure within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund. ($7,500.00)
Sponsors: Michael Stinziano
Attachments: 1. Ord 3082-2018 Legislation Template
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes Columbus City Council to enter into a grant agreement with Thurber House in support of the organization’s Year of Thurber program.

In 2019, Thurber House will celebrate the 125th birthday of James Thurber and the 35th anniversary of Thurber House. James Thurber’s legacy as one of the foremost humorists and artists of the 20th century will be celebrated by the city that raised him and the world that loves him. Council’s support of Thurber House will allow the organization to broaden its impact and honor one of the city’s most celebrated native sons.

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

Title
To authorize Columbus City Council to enter into a grant agreement with Thurber House in support of the Year of Thurber program; and to authorize an appropriation and expenditure within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund. ($7,500.00)

Body
WHEREAS, James Thurber remains one of the most celebrated artists and humorists of the 20th century; and

WHEREAS, in 2019, Thurber House will celebrate the 125th birthday of James Thurber and the 35th anniversary of Thurber House; and

WHEREAS, Council’s support of Thurber House will allow the organization to broaden its impact and honor one of the city’s most celebrated native sons; now, therefore,

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

SECTION 1. That Columbus City Council is hereby authorized to enter into a grant agreement with Thurber House in support of the Year of Thurber program.

SECTION 2. That the City Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to appropriate $7,500.00 in the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund, fund 1000, subfund 100018, to Columbus City Council per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

SECTION 3. That the expenditure of $7,500.00 or so much thereof as may be needed pursuant to the action authorized in SECTION 1 of this ordinance, is hereby authorized in the Neighborhood Initiatives subfun...

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