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File #: 3410-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/29/2018 In control: Housing Committee
On agenda: 12/10/2018 Final action: 12/13/2018
Title: To amend the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the City Auditor to transfer funds between projects within the Development Taxable Bonds Fund; to authorize the Director of the Department of Development to enter into agreements with Driven Foundation, Franklinton Rising, Impact Community Action, Refuge Inc., and Youthbuild Columbus Community School in order to promote workforce development in the construction trades for youth or restored citizens and transform vacant and blighted structures or lots into productive parcels under the Learning Skills to Lift Neighborhoods (LSLN) grant program; to authorize the expenditure of $120,000.00 from the Development Taxable Bonds Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($120,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD3410-2018 2018-11-29 LSLN DAX V2
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into agreements with various non-profit organizations in order to implement the Learning Skills to Lift Neighborhoods (LSLN) grant program. The LSLN program promotes workforce development in the construction trades for youth or restored citizens. The program also focuses on transforming vacant and blighted structures or lots into productive parcels.

Emergency legislation is necessary in order to commence these programs in a timely manner.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funds for this project are included in the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget with the Development Taxable Bond Fund.

Title
To amend the 2018 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the City Auditor to transfer funds between projects within the Development Taxable Bonds Fund; to authorize the Director of the Department of Development to enter into agreements with Driven Foundation, Franklinton Rising, Impact Community Action, Refuge Inc., and Youthbuild Columbus Community School in order to promote workforce development in the construction trades for youth or restored citizens and transform vacant and blighted structures or lots into productive parcels under the Learning Skills to Lift Neighborhoods (LSLN) grant program; to authorize the expenditure of $120,000.00 from the Development Taxable Bonds Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($120,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the Director of the Department of Development desires to enter into agreements with various non-profit organizations in order to promote workforce development in the construction trades for youth or restored citizens, and the transformation of vacant and blighted structures or lots into productive parcels; and

WHEREAS, Driven Foundation, Franklinton Rising, Impact Community Action, Refuge Inc, and Youthbuild Columbus Community School are non-profit organizations with the capacity to implement workforce development in the construction trades for yo...

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