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File #: 1918-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/2/2019 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to accept a donation of 1,096 youth and toddler bike helmets from The Center for Injury Research and Policy, Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for the Safe Kids Central Ohio program at Columbus Public Health.
Explanation

The purpose of this ordinance is to authorize the Board of Health to accept the donation of 1,096 youth and toddler bike helmets from The Center for Injury Research and Policy, Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for the Safe Kids Central Ohio Program at Columbus Public Health. This collaborative effort between Columbus Public Health and The Center for Injury Research and Policy, Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital program promotes child safety with a goal to make sure all kids are wearing bike helmets.

The 1,096 helmets will be distributed at various events throughout the city, as well as being distributed to Columbus Recreation and Parks Recreation Centers in Safe Routes to School neighborhoods that are working on bike programming and various Creating Healthy Community neighborhoods who have committed to being a bike hub.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Columbus Public Health Safe Kids Central Ohio program is receiving 1,096 bike helmets from The Center for Injury Research and Policy, Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. No funds are involved or necessary for these donations, so there will be no fiscal impact. The total value of this donation is $8,220.00.

Title

To authorize the Board of Health to accept a donation of 1,096 youth and toddler bike helmets from The Center for Injury Research and Policy, Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for the Safe Kids Central Ohio program at Columbus Public Health.


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WHEREAS, the Board of Health is accepting a donation of 1,096 youth and toddler bike helmets from The Center for Injury Research and Policy, Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital for the Safe Kids Central Ohio program at Columbus Public Health; and,

WHEREAS, Columbus Public Health desires to accept this equipment which will improve the safety of their clients and the community at larg...

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