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File #: 1944-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/5/2019 In control: Criminal Justice & Judiciary Committee
On agenda: 7/22/2019 Final action: 7/25/2019
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, Department of Rehabilitation and Correction; to appropriate $442,416.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($442,416.00)
Attachments: 1. 2020-2021 408 Award Letter, 2. EM
Explanation

BACKGROUND
This ordinance authorizes the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant in the amount of $442,416 from the State of Ohio, Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, 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 the salaries and fringe benefits of two probation officers who will perform specialized supervision of individuals placed on electronic monitoring; and the salary and fringe benefits of one training and development staff person.

Emergency Legislation is requested so that the grant funds can be used as close to the start date of July 1 as possible.

FISCAL IMPACT
$442,416.00 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, Department of Rehabilitation and Correction; to appropriate $442,416.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($442,416.00)

Body

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

WHEREAS, grant monies from the State of Ohio, Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, in the amount of $442,416 are available to provide for salaries and benefits of three probation staff program; 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 close to the start date of July 1 as possible; now, therefore,

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

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