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File #: 1066-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/10/2019 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 4/29/2019 Final action: 5/2/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement with the State of Ohio, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Watercraft; to transfer $7,963.97 from the general fund to the general government grant fund; to appropriate $31,855.86 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Division of Police for the operation of a 2019 Marine Patrol Program; and to declare an emergency. ($31,855.86)
Attachments: 1. FY19 State Marine Patrol Award Letter, 2. FY19 State Marine Patrol Funding String
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Safety to accept a grant award in the amount of $23,891.89 from the State of Ohio, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Watercraft so that the local Columbus Police Marine Unit can patrol local waterways during peak seasonal use by the public. This agreement will permit the City to receive a grant of $23,891.89 that will help cover some of the personnel costs incurred by the Marine Unit. In addition, this ordinance authorizes a transfer of $7,963.97 as a twenty-five percent match from the general fund, bringing the total grant budget to $31,855.86.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION: Emergency legislation is necessary to meet the State of Ohio processing deadline and make the awarded funds available for the peak operating season activities of the Marine Park Unit.

FISCAL IMPACT: This ordinance authorizes the City of Columbus to accept and appropriate a grant award in the amount of $23,891.89 from the State of Ohio, Department of Natural Resources, to pay overtime costs for the Division of Police Marine Unit to patrol local waterways during peak seasonal use. Additionally, this ordinance authorizes a transfer of $7,963.97 as a twenty-five percent match from the general fund to pay for overtime costs. Columbus Police received grant awards in the amount of $35,335.09 in 2016, $24,598.64 in 2017 and $26,142.86 in 2018.

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement with the State of Ohio, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Watercraft; to transfer $7,963.97 from the general fund to the general government grant fund; to appropriate $31,855.86 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Division of Police for the operation of a 2019 Marine Patrol Program; and to declare an emergency. ($31,855.86)

Body

WHEREAS, the purpose of this agreement is to affect adequate and satisfactory enforcement of laws rel...

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