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File #: 0342-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/28/2020 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 3/2/2020 Final action: 3/5/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to apply for and accept a grant from and enter into a grant agreement with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, dba Franklin County Senior Options, in the amount of $13,051.00 for the 50+ Fitness Programs; and to authorize an appropriation of $13,051.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund. ($13,051.00)
Attachments: 1. Sr. Options 2020

Explanation

 

Background:  This ordinance will enable the Director of Recreation and Parks to accept a grant in the amount of $13,051.00 from the Franklin County Board of Commissioners (dba: Franklin County Senior Options) for funding to support the 2020 50+ Fitness Program.  The Recreation and Parks Department applies for this grant annually.

 

The Recreation and Parks Department offers activities for adults, ages 50+.  The activities include painting/drawing, crochet, ballroom dancing, clogging, line dancing, ceramics, chorus, drama, exercise, yoga, needlework, quilting, Red Hatters, self-defense, sewing, shuffleboard, stained glass, and chair volleyball.  During various seasons, there is also free income tax help, holiday parties, trips, walking programs and athletics.

 

The 50+ Centers are Dodge Community Center, Gillie Community Center, Lazelle Woods Community Center, Martin Janis, and Whetstone Community Center.

 

Principle Parties:

Franklin County Board of Commissioners

dba Franklin County Senior Options

280 East Broad St., Room 300

Columbus., OH 43215

 

Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact of this ordinance will be to reduce the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund's unappropriated balance by $13,051.00.

 

Title

 

To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to apply for and accept a grant from and enter into a grant agreement with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, dba Franklin County Senior Options, in the amount of $13,051.00 for the 50+ Fitness Programs; and to authorize an appropriation of $13,051.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund. ($13,051.00)

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, dba Franklin County Senior Options, accepted applications to support the 50+ Fitness Programs at various multi-generational recreation centers; and

 

WHEREAS, the Director of Recreation and Parks applied for and was awarded a grant to support the 50+ Fitness Programs at various multi-generational recreation centers in the amount of $13,051.00; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant will enable the department to purchase various pieces of fitness equipment and partner with other health and wellness organizations in order to educate our older citizens so they are able to maintain healthy lifestyles and be in better positions to make sound choices in their lives; and

 

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Department of Recreation and Parks to authorize the Director to enter into a grant agreement with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, dba Franklin County Senior Options, to support the 50+ Fitness Programs; NOW, THEREFORE

 

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

 

SECTION 1.  That the Director of Recreation and Parks is hereby authorized and directed to apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $13,051.00 and enter into a grant agreement with the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, dba Franklin County Senior Options, to support the 50+ Fitness Programs.

 

SECTION 2.  That from the unappropriated monies 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 $13,051.00 is appropriated in Fund 2283 Recreation & Parks Grant Fund in Object Class 02 Materials and Supplies per the account codes in the attachment to this ordinance. 2020 Health/Wellness Program, Grant No. to be assigned by City Auditor.  Appropriation effective upon receipt of executed grant agreement.

 

SECTION 3.  That the monies in the foregoing Section 2 shall be paid upon order of the Director of Recreation and Parks, 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 4.  At the end of the grant period, any repayment of unencumbered balances required by the grantor is hereby authorized in accordance with all applicable grant agreements.

 

SECTION 5.  Funds are hereby deemed appropriated and expenditures and transfers authorized to carry out the purposes of this ordinance necessary and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 6.  That this Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period allowed by law.