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File #: 2390-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/10/2019 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 10/7/2019 Final action: 10/10/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the City Auditor to appropriate and transfer $33,145.00 between the Law Enforcement Seizure Fund and the Health Grants Fund to enable the Health Department to utilize these funds for the Parenting Education programs and Substance Abuse Education prevention program; and to declare an emergency. ($33,145.00)
Attachments: 1. Copy of 2019 Seizure Fund Transfer to Health Legislation (2)
Explanation
BACKGROUND

The Division of Police, Department of Public Safety would like to transfer Law Enforcement State Seizure Funds to the Columbus Public Health Department. The Division of Police is obligated to spend state seizure funds on drug education and this transfer of funds will be part of this obligation. Providing these funds to the Health Department would enable them to utilize these funds for their Parenting Education programs, and their SAGE (Substance Abuse General Education) prevention programs.

Additional Need:
The Division of Police needs to appropriate additional funds from the Law Enforcement State Seizure Funds to enable this transfer.

Bid Information: N/A

Contract Compliance: N/A

Emergency Designation: Emergency action is requested to make these funds available for immediate use.

FISCAL IMPACT: This legislation requests an additional appropriation within the Law Enforcement Seizure Fund to accommodate this transfer to the Health Department. Further, this piece authorizes an appropriation within the Health Grants Fund.

Title
To authorize and direct the City Auditor to appropriate and transfer $33,145.00 between the Law Enforcement Seizure Fund and the Health Grants Fund to enable the Health Department to utilize these funds for the Parenting Education programs and Substance Abuse Education prevention program; and to declare an emergency. ($33,145.00)

Body
WHEREAS, there is a need to transfer $33,145.00 from the Law Enforcement Seizure Fund to the Health Grants Fund to provide funding for prevention education programming; and,

WHEREAS, there is a need to appropriate additional funds in the Division of Police’s Law Enforcement Seizure Fund in order to accommodate this transfer; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Safety, Division of Police, in that it is immediately necessary to transfer and appropriate funds for the aforementioned purpose for the preservati...

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