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File #: 1020-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/4/2019 In control: Criminal Justice & Judiciary Committee
On agenda: 4/29/2019 Final action: 5/2/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant award from the National Center of State Courts; to appropriate $30,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($30,000.00)
Attachments: 1. NCSC - FCMC Award Letter, 2. NCSC Grant
Explanation

BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant in the amount of $30,000.00 from the National Center for State Courts, and to appropriate from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Specialized Dockets Department of the Franklin County Municipal Court, the total amount of the grant. This grant will fund a pilot program entitled Listening Inspires Future Trust, which will encompass training events, community listening sessions, targeted community outreach, and signage.

Emergency Legislation is requested so the grant funds can be used as close to the start date as possible.

FISCAL IMPACT $30,000.00 will be expended from the General Governmental Grant Fund.


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To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant award from the National Center of State Courts; to appropriate $30,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($30,000.00)



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WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the City of Columbus to provide this pilot project in the Franklin County Municipal Court, Specialized Dockets; and

WHEREAS, a grant from the National Center for State Courts in the amount of $30,000.00 has been awarded to provide a portion of the costs; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Franklin County Municipal Court in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Administrative and Presiding Judge to accept the aforementioned grant to fund a pilot program entitled Listening Inspires Future Trust, and to appropriate and transfer the necessary funds 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 Administrati...

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