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File #: 0408-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/6/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 3/2/2020 Final action: 3/5/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with WBNS-TV, Inc. to continue a public awareness campaign to address obesity in central Ohio; to authorize the total expenditure of $75,000.00 from the Health Special Revenue Fund; to waive the competitive bidding provisions of City Code; and to declare an emergency. ($75,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD#0408-2020 Template, 2. Ord#0408-2020 Bid Waiver
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health is seeking to continue our partnership with 10 TV's Commit To Be Fit, the only media driven public awareness campaign in central Ohio developed to improve the health of our community. In partnership with Metro Parks and Giant Eagle, Columbus Public Health will inform viewers and readers with practical, hands-on information utilizing 10 TV's Facebook, Twitter pages, on-air news and on-air promotional spots, providing them with education they can use to help make the necessary changes to live healthier, active lives.

This ordinance authorizes and directs the Board of Health to enter into a $75,000.00 contract with WBNS-TV, Inc., for a media driven public awareness campaign in central Ohio to improve the health of our community for the period of March 1, 2020 through February 28, 2021. This ordinance waives the competitive bidding provisions of the Columbus City Code.

Emergency action is requested in order to immediately address the scheduled promotional activities for the Commit To Be Fit media campaign.

FISCAL IMPACT: $75,000.00: Funding for the contract with WBNS-TV, Inc. is budgeted within the Health Special Revenue Fund, Fund No. 2250.


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To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with WBNS-TV, Inc. to continue a public awareness campaign to address obesity in central Ohio; to authorize the total expenditure of $75,000.00 from the Health Special Revenue Fund; to waive the competitive bidding provisions of City Code; and to declare an emergency. ($75,000.00)


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WHEREAS, the need exists to continue to provide Columbus residents with the proper resources and tools to reduce and prevent overweight and obesity in our community; and,

WHEREAS, the Board of Health wishes to contract with WBNS-TV, Inc. FEIN#31-0711250 because 10 TV's Commit To Be Fit is the only media driven public awareness campaign in central Ohio designed to improve the health of our community; and,

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