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File #: 2977-2019    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 modify by increasing and extending existing contracts with Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Homeless Families Foundation, and CMHA, for the Housing Stabilization Program for Pregnant Women; to authorize the expenditure of $403,163.00 from the Private Grant Fund and General Government Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency . ($403,163.00)
Attachments: 1. 2977-2019 Fiscal expend.pdf

Explanation

This ordinance authorizes the Office of the Mayor to modify by increasing and extending three contracts from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency and the Columbus Foundation grant funds. The contracts term dates will be from January 4, 2020 through January 8, 2021. Celebrate One has been designated as the primary grantee agency and administrator for the Healthy Beginnings at Home Housing Stabilization Program for Pregnant Women. The Columbus Foundation Grant funds awarded will provide $271,795.00 and additional funding will be from the Ohio Housing Finance Authority G401801.

 

The contracts to be modified are:

 

Homeless Families Foundation                 $253,650.00

Nationwide Children’s Hospital                $ 50,004.00

CMHA                                                  $ 99,509.00

                                                             $403,163.00   

 

Ordinance 0891-2018, approved by City Council on April 23, 2018, authorized the Office of the Mayor to enter into contract with the above listed agencies to provide grant deliverables for the Housing Stabilization Program for Women from April 1, 2018 to September 30, 2018.  A modification was approved by City Council with Ordinance 3128-20018 on December 3, 2018  to extend the contracts through March 31, 2019 and Ordinance 1302-2019 was approved on June 3, 2019 to extend contracts through January 3, 2020.

 

EMERGENCY MEASURE: Ths ordinance is submitted as an emergency to ensure grant deliverables are met within the required timeline.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  The Healthy Beginnings at Home Housing Stabilization Program for Pregnant Women is funded by the Ohio Housing Finance Agency, Private Grants, and donations.  This piece is contingent upon passage of 2969-2019.

 

Title

To authorize the Office of the Mayor to modify by increasing and extending existing contracts with Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Homeless Families Foundation, and CMHA, for the Housing Stabilization Program for Pregnant Women; to authorize the expenditure of $403,163.00 from the Private Grant Fund and General Government Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency . ($403,163.00)

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, The Ohio Finance Agency has designated the Office of the Mayor as primary grantee agency and fund administrator for the Housing Stabilization Program for Pregnant Women; and

 

WHEREAS, The Columbus Foundation has granted Healthy Beginnings at Home additional funds which Ordinance 2969-2019; and

 

WHEREAS, it is necessary to modify these contracts by increasing the amount and services so that the services can continue without interruption; and

 

WHEREAS, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Homeless Families Foundation, and CMHA will provide various services to meet all the grant deliverables required by the Ohio Finance Agency grant; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Office of the Mayor in that it is immediately necessary to modify these contracts to ensure grant deliverables are met within the required timeline,   for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare;  Now, therefore

 

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

 

SECTION 1. That the  Office of the Mayor is hereby authorized to modify by increasing and extending contracts with the following agencies in order to meet the grant deliverables for the period of January 4, 2020 through January 8, 2021 in an amount not to exceed $403,163.00:

 

 

Nationwide Children’s Hospital                  $50,004.00

Homeless Families Foundation                  $253,650.00         

CMHA.                                                  $ 99,509.00

Total:                                                      $403,163.00

 

SECTION 2. That for the contracts stated above, the sum of $403,163.00 is hereby authorized to be expended from the General Government Grants Fund, Fund No. 2220 and Private Grant Fund 2291 as per the attached accounting document. .

 

SECTION 3. That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 4. That the City Auditor is authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this ordinance and to make any accounting changes necessary to ensure that these contracts are properly accounted for and recorded accurately on the City’s financial records.  

 

SECTION 5. That for reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is hereby 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.