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File #: 0067-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/3/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 2/10/2020 Final action: 2/13/2020
Title: To authorize Columbus City Council to enter into a grant agreement with Columbus Speech & Hearing Center to make critical facility repairs; to amend the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the transfer, appropriation, and expenditure within the General Permenent Improvement Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($35,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 0067-2020 DAX
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes Columbus City Council to enter into a grant agreement with Columbus Speech & Hearing Center (CSHC) in order to make critical repairs to the organization’s facility.

Columbus Speech & Hearing Center serves people in the Columbus Community that experience communication challenges. The Center provides diagnostic, therapeutic and educational services to children and adults with communication disorders related to speech-language and hearing; as well as vocational rehabilitation services which assists adults with disabilities in obtaining and sustaining competitive employment. Repairs are needed to keep the Columbus Speech & Hearing Center facility operational allowing CSHC to continue to serve clients.

The following repairs are necessary:
1. Repair/Replace Window Caulking - Due to leaking, and pest intrusion, Columbus Speech & Hearing Center needs to remove old caulking from all windows in the facility and replace with new caulking.
2. Repair Elevator - The elevator sill is damaged due to wear and tear. It is over 30 years old. The door of the elevator is damaged and also needs to be repaired. If it is not fixed it will damage the internal operating hardware.
3. Replace non ADA compliant water fountain - Fountain is leaking and is not ADA compliant.


Emergency action is requested in order to avoid any delay in making the aforementioned critical facility repairs.

Title
To authorize Columbus City Council to enter into a grant agreement with Columbus Speech & Hearing Center to make critical facility repairs; to amend the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget; to authorize the transfer, appropriation, and expenditure within the General Permenent Improvement Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($35,000.00)

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WHEREAS, Columbus Speech & Hearing Center (CSHC) strives to unlock potential for individuals with communication and vocational challenges through all stages of life and serves people in the Columbus Community who exp...

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