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File #: 2046-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/15/2019 In control: Criminal Justice & Judiciary Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin County Municipal Court to accept a grant award from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to provide for community service supplies, disposal fees, and outreach materials; to appropriate $12,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($12,000.00)
Attachments: 1. EPA Grant Agreement - Final, 2. 2019 Litter 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 $12,000.00 from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency, and to appropriate from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Probation Department of the Franklin County Municipal Court, the total amount of the grant. This grant will provide community service supplies, disposal fees, and outreach materials.

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
$12,000 will be appropriated and 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 Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to provide for community service supplies, disposal fees, and outreach materials; to appropriate $12,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the general government grant fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court; and to declare an emergency. ($12,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, a grant from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency in the amount of $12,000 has been awarded to provide support to the Franklin County Municipal Court Community Service Program with the purpose of improving the community, reducing litter and illegal dumping in public areas and providing litter prevention awareness; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily boperation of the city, in that it is immediately necessary to accept the aforementioned grant to provide community service supplies, disposal fees, and outreach materials and to appropriate 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 Administrative and Presiding Judge of the Franklin ...

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