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File #: 2100-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/18/2019 In control: Workforce Development Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To authorize Columbus City Council to enter into a grant agreement with Sinclair Media II for sponsorship of the WSYX ABC 6 Job Boot Camps; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure of $8,000.00 from the Job Growth subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($8,000.00)
Sponsors: Priscilla Tyson, Rob Dorans
Attachments: 1. Ord 2100-2019 Legislation Template.pdf
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This ordinance authorizes a grant agreement in the amount of $8,000 between Columbus City Council and Sinclair Media II for sponsorship of two WSYX ABC 6 Job Boot Camps.
ABC 6 Job Boot Camp is free to all residents; the upcoming events will occur at the Columbus Metropolitan Library from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

The intent of the Job Boot Camp is to prepare residents to achieve their career goals and to discover job opportunities with local companies. ABC 6 will provide workshops and on-site professional mentors, promoting job opportunities and skills development to enhance opportunities for residents to achieve their career goals in today’s job market.

Sponsorship of this event aligns with Columbus City Council’s priority of promoting opportunities for job creation, and workforce development, and technology integration.

Emergency action is necessary due to the time-sensitive deadlines of event sponsorship.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding is available in the general fund, Job Growth subfund.

Title
To authorize Columbus City Council to enter into a grant agreement with Sinclair Media II for sponsorship of the WSYX ABC 6 Job Boot Camps; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure of $8,000.00 from the Job Growth subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($8,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, it is a top priority of Columbus City Council to support efforts that enhance regional job creation, workforce development, and technology integration; and

WHEREAS, passage of this legislation will authorize Columbus City Council to appropriate and expend $8,000 from the general fund, Job Growth subfund, and to enter into a grant agreement to sponsor two 2019 WSYX ABC 6 Job Boot Camps; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the City of Columbus in that it is immediately necessary to authorize Council to enter into a grant agreement with Sinclair Media II and appropriate said funds to have funding available for necessary expenditures due to ...

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