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File #: 3292-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/17/2018 In control: Judiciary And Court Administration Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept five grants totaling $230,000.00 from the Bureau of Criminal Justice; to appropriate $230,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($230,000.00)
Attachments: 1. SD Grants, 2. SD grants
Explanation

BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept five grants totaling $230,000 from the Bureau of Criminal Justice, and to appropriate from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund. These grants will partially subsidize salaries and fringe benefits for one person in each of the five specialized dockets: Changing Actions to Change Habits (CATCH), Mental Health Court, Alcohol and Drug Addiction Program (ADAP), Opiate Extension Program (OEP), and the Military and Veteran Service (MAVS) program.

FISCAL IMPACT
$230,000.00 will be expended from the General Government Grant Fund.

Emergency legislation is requested so funds can be utilized immediately. The grant was effective July 1, 2018, but the funds were not awarded until the beginning of October.

Title

To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept five grants totaling $230,000.00 from the Bureau of Criminal Justice; to appropriate $230,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($230,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, it is in the city's best interest that the Franklin County Municipal Court continue to receive support for the specialized dockets; and

WHEREAS, grant monies from the Bureau of Criminal Justice, in the amount of $230,000, are available to provide for salaries and benefits of one person in each of the specialized dockets; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the city in that it is immediately necessary to accept the aforementioned grants to provide salaries for the program thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; Now, Therefore,


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

SECTION 1. That the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County ...

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