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File #: 2969-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/6/2019 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 3/16/2020 Final action: 3/19/2020
Title: To authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept grant funds from The Columbus Foundation for support of the Healthy Beginnings at Home program in the amount of $271,795.00; to authorize the appropriation of $271,795.00 to the City's Private Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($271,795.00)
Attachments: 1. 2969-2019 Fiscal appro.pdf
Explanation
BACKGROUND: The Office of the Mayor has been awarded funds from The Columbus Foundation. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $271,795.00 in grant money to support the Healthy Beginnings at Home program for the time period of January 4, 2020 - January 8, 2021.

The funds will be used to continue work to reduce infant mortality in support of the Healthy Beginnings at Home Program.

EMERGENCY REQUEST: This ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the City's accounting system as soon as possible to meet the grant deliverables. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management.

FISCAL IMPACT: The program activity is funded in part by the Celebrate One Community Fund at the Columbus Foundation and does not generate revenue nor require a City match. Grant number to be determined.

Title
To authorize the Office of the Mayor to accept grant funds from The Columbus Foundation for support of the Healthy Beginnings at Home program in the amount of $271,795.00; to authorize the appropriation of $271,795.00 to the City's Private Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($271,795.00)

Body
WHEREAS, $271,795.00 in grant funds have been made available to the Office of the Mayor for support of the Healthy Beginnings at Home program through The Columbus Foundation; and

WHEREAS, this ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the City's accounting system as soon as possible to meet grant deliverables. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Office of the Mayor in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Mayor to accept grant funds from The Columbus Foundation and to appropriate these funds to the Office of the Mayor, for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace, pr...

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