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File #: 2111-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/23/2019 In control: Neighborhoods Committee
On agenda: 7/29/2019 Final action: 7/31/2019
Title: To authorize an appropriation within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund for the Department of Neighborhoods in support of 2019 National Night Out programming; and to declare an emergency. ($10,500.00)
Sponsors: Rob Dorans, Emmanuel V. Remy
Attachments: 1. Ord 2111-2019 Legislation Template.pdf
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes an appropriation for the Department of Neighborhoods in support of 2019 National Night Out programming. Area commissions and civic associations will be eligible to apply for funding to defray the cost of events or the acquisition and distribution of goods and materials in alignment with the values of National Night Out.

Emergency action is necessary to avoid causing interruptions in the delivery of program services.

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

Title
To authorize an appropriation within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund for the Department of Neighborhoods in support of 2019 National Night Out programming; and to declare an emergency. ($10,500.00)

Body
WHEREAS, National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community; and

WHEREAS, more than 150 community events are planned throughout the City including live music, porch light vigils and cookouts; and

WHEREAS, City Council and the Department of Neighborhoods plan to assist area commissions and civic associations in the planning of community events; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the city in that it is immediately necessary to authorize an appropriation to avoid causing interruptions in the delivery of program services, all for the preservation of 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 City Auditor is hereby authorized to appropriate $10,500.00 in the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund, fund 1000, subfund 100018, to the Department of Neighborhoods, in Object Class 03 - Contractual Services, per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

SECTION 2. That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such ...

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