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File #: 2506-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/23/2019 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 10/7/2019 Final action: 10/10/2019
Title: To authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept and appropriate a grant from the Ohio Department of Health in the amount of $509,872.00 for the Ohio Equity Institute 2.0 Program through September 30, 2020; to authorize the expenditure of $509,872.00 from the City’s General Government Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($509,872.00)
Attachments: 1. 2506-2019 OEI Fiscal.pdf
Explanation
The Office of the Mayor on behalf of CelebrateOne has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Health. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $509,872.00 in grant money to fund the Ohio Equity Institute 2.0 for the period October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020.

This project will allow CelebrateOne to focus on nine zip codes in Franklin County with the greatest potential to impact the birth outcomes of pregnant African-American women at risk for preterm and low birth weights.

Emergency Legislation: Emergency action is requested in order to continue support of all activities for the Ohio Equity Institute project which began in October 2018 with Ordinance 2650-2018 which passed City Council on October 10, 2018.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Ohio Equity Institute 2.0 is entirely funded by the grant from the Ohio Department of Health and does not generate revenue or require a City Match. G401900

Title
To authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept and appropriate a grant from the Ohio Department of Health in the amount of $509,872.00 for the Ohio Equity Institute 2.0 Program through September 30, 2020; to authorize the expenditure of $509,872.00 from the City’s General Government Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($509,872.00)

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WHEREAS, $509,872.00 has been made available through the Ohio Department of Health for the period October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020 and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds for the Ohio Department of Health for the continued support of the Ohio Equity Institute 2.0 program; and,

WHEREAS, this ordinance is being 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 operation of the Office of the Mayor in that it is immediately necessary to ac...

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