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File #: 1165-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/18/2019 In control: Criminal Justice & Judiciary Committee
On agenda: 5/13/2019 Final action: 5/16/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant award from the State of Ohio, Office of Criminal Justice Services for an Assessment Specialist through Alvis Inc.; to appropriate $50,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($50,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Award Agreement 2018-JG-C01-6321, 2. JAG CJRNAS Grant 2019
Explanation

BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant in the amount of $50,000.00 from the State of Ohio, Office of Criminal Justice Services, and to appropriate the total amount of the grant from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Probation Department of the Franklin County Municipal Court. This grant will fund one of the Assessment Specialists that the Court has contract with Alvis, Inc as indicated in Ordinance 0585-2018.

Emergency Legislation is requested so that the grant funds can be used as soon as possible.

FISCAL IMPACT
$50,000.00 will be expended from the General Government Grant Fund.

Title

To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant award from the State of Ohio, Office of Criminal Justice Services for an Assessment Specialist through Alvis Inc.; to appropriate $50,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($50,000.00)

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WHEREAS, it is in the city's best interest that the Franklin County Municipal Court receive support for enhanced probationary services for offenders; and

WHEREAS, grant monies from the State of Ohio, Office of Criminal Justice Services, in the amount of $50,000.00 are available to provide for an Assessment Specialist; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the City in that it is immediately necessary to approve the acceptance of this grant so that the grant funds can be used as soon as possible for the immediate preservation of the public peace, property, health and safety; now, therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

SECTION 1. That the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court be and is hereby authorized to accept a grant in the a...

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