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File #: 3338-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/20/2018 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept funds from the Franklin County Chemical Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council (CEPAC) in the amount of $76,288.80; to authorize the appropriation of $76,288.80 to the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($76,288.80)
Attachments: 1. Ord#3338-2018 CEPAC Appropriation
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health’s Chemical Emergency Preparedness Program has been awarded funds from the Franklin County Chemical Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council (CEPAC) for services rendered during 2018. This ordinance will authorize the acceptance of these funds and the appropriation of $76,288.80.

The Chemical Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council (CEPAC) provides a professional network of individuals who help provide training, exercises and information to industry, responders and the public with regards to chemical awareness and safety. Our primary purpose is to maintain a database of all facilities that store or produce chemicals in reportable quantities. Additionally, we help to provide and promote chemical safety throughout Franklin County and for the City of Columbus.

Emergency action is requested 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: Columbus Public Health's CEPAC program is funded by the Franklin County EMA, CEPAC and will not generate revenue or require a city match. ($76,288.80)

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept funds from the Franklin County Chemical Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council (CEPAC) in the amount of $76,288.80; to authorize the appropriation of $76,288.80 to the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($76,288.80)

Body

WHEREAS, funds have been made available through the Franklin County Chemical Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council (CEPAC) for Columbus Public Health’s CEPAC program; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the acceptance and appropriation of the funds; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Columbus Public Health in that it is immediately necessary to accept funds from the Franklin County Chemical Emerge...

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