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File #: 3299-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/19/2018 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action: 12/6/2018
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health in the amount of $1,446,253.67 for the HIV Prevention Grant program; to authorize the appropriation of $1,446,253.67 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1,446,253.67)
Attachments: 1. ORD 3299-2018 DAX Info (HIV 2019 Appropriation)
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Health. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $1,446,253.67 in grant money to fund the HIV Prevention Grant program, for the period January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

The HIV Prevention Grant program enables Columbus Public Health to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate HIV counseling and testing/referral; partner counseling; and health education/risk reduction behavior modification programs. Services are provided to residents of Columbus and Franklin County, with special emphasis on men who have sex with men, individuals with high risk sexual contact, youth, and injection drug/substance users.

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. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management.

FISCAL IMPACT: The HIV Prevention Grant program is entirely funded by the Ohio Department of Health.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health in the amount of $1,446,253.67 for the HIV Prevention Grant program; to authorize the appropriation of $1,446,253.67 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1,446,253.67)

Body

WHEREAS, $1,446,253.67 in grant funds have been made available through the Ohio Department of Health for the HIV Prevention Grant program for the period of January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds from the Ohio Department of Health for the continued support of the HIV Prevention Grant program; 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. Up to date financ...

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