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File #: 2098-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2019 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To appropriate funds to the Department of Recreation and Parks in support of summer educational programming for Columbus students; and to declare an emergency. ($9,000.00)
Sponsors: Elizabeth Brown, Shannon G. Hardin
Attachments: 1. Ord 2098-2019 Legislation Template.pdf

Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes an appropriation to the Department of Recreation and Parks to support educational summer programming for Columbus students.

 

The Electrical Trades Center will provide a hands-on summer program that will give students an opportunity to explore various vocational skills, including masonry, carpentry, welding, and electrical skills. This program will help students develop soft skills such as problem-solving and critical thinking, along with math and science skills.

 

Emergency action is necessary due to the short timeframe for when summer programming will begin.

 

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding for this appropriation is allocated from the Job Growth subfund.

 

Title

To appropriate funds to the Department of Recreation and Parks in support of summer educational programming for Columbus students; and to declare an emergency. ($9,000.00)

 

Body

WHEREAS, it is necessary to appropriate funding to the Department of Recreation and Parks to support educational summer programming for Columbus students; and

 

WHEREAS, funding will provide for vocational skills-based educational programming, as well as the applicable costs and expenses for Columbus students to attend; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Recreation and Parks in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the City Auditor to appropriate funds in support of summer educational programming for Columbus students due to the short timeframe for the start of summer programming, for the public health, safety and welfare; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

 

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

 

 

SECTION 1. That the Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to appropriate within the Job Growth subfund, fund 1000, subfund 100015, to the Department of Recreation and Parks per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 2. That the City Auditor is authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this legislation.

 

SECTION 3. That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.