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File #: 2422-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/12/2019 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 10/7/2019 Final action: 10/10/2019
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; to authorize the appropriation of $250,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($250,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 2422-2019 DAX Info (2019-2020 SSuN Appropriation)
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate a total of $250,000.00 in grant money to fund the STD Surveillance (SSuN) Grant Program, for the period of September 30, 2019 through September 29, 2020.
Columbus Public Health (CPH) is participating in the STD Surveillance Network (SSuN) program to better understand behavioral, demographic, and clinical information on gonorrhea cases. This information will allow CPH and the CDC to better understand the epidemiology of STDs and to inform national and local STD prevention efforts.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the city's accounting system as soon as possible. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management.

FISCAL IMPACT: The SSuN Grant Program is entirely funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; to authorize the appropriation of $250,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($250,000.00)

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WHEREAS, $250,000.00 in grant funds have been made available through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the SSuN Grant Program, for the period of September 30, 2019 through September 29, 2020; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the support of the SSuN Grant Program; and

WHEREAS, this ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the city's accounting system as soon as possible. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operati...

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