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File #: 0151-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/9/2020 In control: Criminal Justice & Judiciary Committee
On agenda: 1/27/2020 Final action: 1/30/2020
Title: To authorize the appropriation of $35,000.00 from the Home Incarceration Program fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court for funding of electronic monitoring services; and to declare an emergency. ($35,000.00).
Attachments: 1. Home Incarceration

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND:

This ordinance appropriates $35,000 to the Franklin County Municipal Court from the Home Incarceration Program fund for 2020 to provide sufficient funds to pay the cost of electronic monitoring of probationers.  Emergency designation is necessary to ensure the continuation of uninterrupted payments to the vendors.

     

 

FISCAL IMPACT: There are sufficient funds available within the Home Incarceration Program fund to support the requested appropriation level for 2020.

 

 

Title

 

To authorize the appropriation of $35,000.00 from the Home Incarceration Program fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court for funding of electronic monitoring services; and to declare an emergency. ($35,000.00).

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Franklin County Municipal Court is in need of electronic monitoring services; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to appropriate $35,000 to the Franklin County Municipal Court from the Home Incarceration Program fund for 2020 to provide sufficient funds to pay the cost of electronic monitoring of probationers; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Franklin County Municipal Court in that it is immediately necessary to appropriate the aforementioned funds, in order to provide sufficient funds to pay the cost of court-ordered monitoring services, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; Now, Therefore,

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  That from the unappropriated monies in the special revenue fund known as the home incarceration program fund of the municipal court special projects, fund number 2226, subfund 222603, and from all monies estimated to come into said fund from any and all sources and appropriated for any other purpose during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020, a sum of $35,000 is hereby appropriated according to the account codes in the attachment.

 

SECTION 2. That the monies appropriated in the foregoing Section 1 shall be paid upon order of the Franklin County Court Judges; and that no order shall be drawn or money paid except by voucher, the form of which shall be approved by the City Auditor

 

SECTION 3. That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.