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File #: 3190-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/26/2019 In control: Neighborhoods Committee
On agenda: 12/9/2019 Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to enter into a revenue contract with the City of Westerville for the provision of discrimination complaint investigation services in the amount not to exceed $21,500.00; and to declare an emergency. ($21,500.00)
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Section 9.482 of the Ohio Revised Code permits Contracting for services between political subdivisions. On November 19, 2019 the City of Westerville enacted civil rights protections similar to the City of Columbus. They also elected to enter into a contract with the Department of Neighborhoods to provide discrimination complaint investigation services from the Community Relations Commission to their residents. Under this agreement, the City of Westerville maintains responsibility for determining when a case has violated their code and any penalties. Westerville shall pay a set amount per case referred for investigation services. Emergency action is requested in order to ensure services may begin January 1, 2020.

FISCAL IMPACT: Under this revenue contract, the Department of Neighborhoods will provide discrimination complaint services to the City of Westerville. The City of Westerville will submit payment upon receipt of invoice. Funds received will be deposited into the General Fund.

Title

To authorize the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to enter into a revenue contract with the City of Westerville for the provision of discrimination complaint investigation services in the amount not to exceed $21,500.00; and to declare an emergency. ($21,500.00)

Body

WHEREAS, Section 9.482 of the Ohio Revised Code permits Contracting for services between political subdivisions; and

WHEREAS, the City of Westerville recently enacted civil rights protections similar to those in Columbus City Code and seeks to contract with the Department of Neighborhoods for investigative services provided by the Community Relations Commission; and

WHEREAS, the City of Westerville has approved a contract with the City of Columbus for the provision of discrimination complaint investigation services; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Department of Neighborhoods in that it is immediately necessary to auth...

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