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File #: 0153-2020    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 $250,000.00 in the Electronic Alcohol Monitoring fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court for funding of treatment services; and to declare an emergency. ($250,000.00)
Attachments: 1. IDIAM

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND:

 

This ordinance appropriates $250,000.00 to the Franklin County Municipal Court in the Electronic Alcohol Monitoring fund for 2020 to provide sufficient funds to pay the cost of attendance at court-ordered treatment centers.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  There are sufficient funds available within the Electronic Alcohol Monitoring fund to support the requested appropriation level for 2020.

 

EMERGENCY:  Emergency legislation is requested to authorize the appropriation of funds to ensure uninterrupted payments to the treatment centers.

 

 

Title

To authorize the appropriation of $250,000.00 in the Electronic Alcohol Monitoring fund to the Franklin County Municipal Court for funding of treatment services; and to declare an emergency. ($250,000.00)

 

 

Body

 

 

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

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to appropriate $250,000.00 to the Franklin County Municipal Court in the Electronic Alcohol Monitoring fund for 2020 to provide sufficient funds to pay the cost of attendance at court-ordered treatment centers; 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 attendance at court-ordered treatment centers, 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 special revenue fund known as the Electronic Alcohol Monitoring fund, fund number 2227, sub fund number 222704, and from all monies estimated to come into said fund from any and all sources and unappropriated for any other purpose during the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020 the sum of $250,000.00 is appropriated to the Franklin County Municipal Court Judges.

 

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 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.