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File #: 2130-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/24/2019 In control: Environment Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To authorize an appropriation to City Council in support of litter mitigation programming; and to declare an emergency. ($10,000.00)
Sponsors: Emmanuel V. Remy
Attachments: 1. Ord 2130-2019 Legislation Template
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes an appropriation to Columbus City Council in support of litter mitigation programming.

Funding utilized within this appropriation will be used for the purchase of goods, materials, and services in support of programming intended to reduce litter in Columbus neighborhoods. This funding also supports expenses associated with the Columbus City Schools litter mascot design contest.

Fiscal Impact: Funding is available within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund.

Emergency action is requested to avoid any delay in procuring goods and services in support of litter mitigation programming.

Title
To authorize an appropriation to City Council in support of litter mitigation programming; and to declare an emergency. ($10,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, it is a priority of the city to improve and beautify neighborhoods through the reduction of litter and illegal dumping; and

WHEREAS, through the efforts of programs such as Keep Columbus Beautiful, Columbus Litter League, and other initiatives dedicated to litter mitigation, the city will enhance the quality of life throughout Columbus; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of City Council in that it is immediately necessary to authorize an appropriation in support of litter mitigation to avoid any disruption or initiation of litter reduction programs; now, therefore,

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

SECTION 1. That the City Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to appropriate $10,000.00 in the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund, fund 1000, subfund 100018, to City Council per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

SECTION 2. That for reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby declared an emergency measure and shall take effect and be enforced from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes th...

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