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File #: 3135-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/5/2018 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to accept a grant from Central Ohio Trauma System in the amount of $30,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $30,000.00 in the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($30,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord.3135-2018 Attachment
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Center for Disease Control through the Ohio Department of Health and through the Central Ohio Trauma System. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $30,000.00 in grant money for the period August 17, 2018 through May 1, 2019.

This grant provides funds to locate and establish a site to serve as a Federal Medical Station (FMS) and obtain a memorandum of understanding (MUO) in accordance with the National Response Framework, the National Incident Management System, the National Preparedness Goals, the Homeland Security Exercise and Evaluation Program, and the terms and conditions of the grant agreement.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the city's accounting system as soon as possible, given the grant start date of August 17, 2018. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management.

FISCAL IMPACT: The program is funded by the Central Ohio Trauma System and does not generate revenue or require a city match. ($30,000.00)

Title

To authorize the Board of Health to accept a grant from Central Ohio Trauma System in the amount of $30,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $30,000.00 in the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($30,000.00)

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WHEREAS, $30,000.00 in grant funds have been made available to Columbus Public Health from the Central Ohio Trauma System; and

WHEREAS, this grant provides funds to locate and establish a site to serve as a Federal Medical Station as required in the grant agreement; and

WHEREAS, this ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the city's accounting system as soon as possible due to the grant begin date of August 17, 2018. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in th...

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