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File #: 0063-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/3/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action: 1/30/2020
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Franklin County Board of Commissioners in the amount of $2,141,146.00 for the TB Control Program, which operates the TB clinic and provides prevention, control, and monitoring services for the community; to authorize the appropriation of $2,141,146.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($2,141,146.00)
Attachments: 1. TB 2020 DAX Attachement
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Franklin County Board of Commissioners. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $2,141,146.00 in grant money to fund the continuation of the Ben Franklin Tuberculosis Control Program, for the period January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020. CPH serves as the local authority for all aspects of TB surveillance, medical management, and prevention and control activities. CPH Ben Franklin TB Program (BFTBP) provides oversight and clinical case management for all active TB patients that reside in Franklin County.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency to continue the support of all activities for the TB Control program.

FISCAL IMPACT: The TB Control program is entirely funded by the grant from the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and does not generate revenue or require a City Match.

Title

To authorize the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Franklin County Board of Commissioners in the amount of $2,141,146.00 for the TB Control Program, which operates the TB clinic and provides prevention, control, and monitoring services for the community; to authorize the appropriation of $2,141,146.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($2,141,146.00)

Body

WHEREAS, $2,141,146.00 in grant funds have been made available through the Franklin County Board of Commissioners for the TB Control grant program for the period of January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds from the Franklin County Board of Commissioners for the continued support of the TB Control 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,

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