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File #: 3440-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/30/2018 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action: 1/16/2019
Title: To authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept grant funds from The Columbus Foundation in support of the CelebrateOne Healthy Beginnings at Home program in the amount of $50,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $50,000.00 to the City's Private Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($50,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 3440-2018 Fiscal.pdf
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Office of the Mayor to accept a grant of $50,000.00 from American Electric Power Foundation via the Columbus Foundation. These grant funds have been made available to support the CelebrateOne Healthy Beginnings at Home program. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $50,000.00 to fund this program for the time period of January 14, 2018 - December 31, 2020.

Emergency action is requested so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the City's accounting system as soon as possible to meet the grant deliverables. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management.

FISCAL IMPACT: The program activity is funded in part by the Celebrate One Fund at The Columbus Foundation and does not generate revenue nor require a City match. Grant number to be determined.


Title

To authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept grant funds from The Columbus Foundation in support of the CelebrateOne Healthy Beginnings at Home program in the amount of $50,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $50,000.00 to the City's Private Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($50,000.00)


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WHEREAS, $50,000.00 grant funds have been made available to the Office of the Mayor through American Electric Power Foundation via the Columbus Foundation for the CelebrateOne initiative; and

WHEREAS, these grant funds will be used to assist in utility arrears for pregnant women who are in enrolled in the Healthy Beginnings at Home program; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept and appropriate $50,000.00 in grant funds to fund this program for the time period of January 14, 2018 - December 31, 2020; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Office of the Mayor in that it is immediately necessary to accept this grant from The Columbus Foundation from American Electric Power Foundation, and to appropriate t...

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