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File #: 0009-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2019 In control: Administration Committee
On agenda: 1/13/2020 Final action: 1/15/2020
Title: To make appropriations from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 for the funding of the Unemployment Compensation Program; to authorize the expenditure of $300,000.00, or so much thereof as may be necessary; and to declare an emergency. ($300,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 0009-2020 Unemployment
Explanation
BACKGROUND: To maintain unemployment benefit payments in accordance with Federal Law, appropriation is necessary for the unemployment compensation program. To determine the amount necessary for the appropriation, current utilization and anticipated claims were analyzed.

Emergency action is requested to ensure the unemployment compensation program is able to commence as soon as contractually possible, thereby maintaining continuity of service.

FISCAL IMPACT: Unemployment compensation payments to the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services for 2018 were $300,854 and a total of $240,000 is projected to be needed for 2019. This ordinance is contingent on the passage of the 2020 operating budget (ordinances 2925-2019, 2926-2019, and 2917-2019).

Appropriation is being made to the following project:

Employee Unemployment Compensation Program: $300,000.00

Title
To make appropriations from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020 for the funding of the Unemployment Compensation Program; to authorize the expenditure of $300,000.00, or so much thereof as may be necessary; and to declare an emergency. ($300,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the expenditure of $300,000.00, or so much therefore as may be necessary, to pay costs for the unemployment compensation program; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operations of the Department of Human Resources in that it is immediately necessary to appropriate funds to ensure the unemployment compensation program is able to commence as soon as contractually possible, thereby maintaining continuity of service;

Now, Therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

SECTION 1. That from the monies in and from all monies estimated to come into the Employee Benefits Fund 5502, from any and all sources from January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020, the following appropriation is hereby authorized and directed:

Department: 4602 |Fund: 5502 |...

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