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File #: 0543-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/24/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 3/16/2020 Final action: 3/19/2020
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to enter into contract with The Saunders Company, LLC to develop a culturally-informed media advertising campaign that promotes safe sleep practices in the amount of $334,416.00; to authorize the expenditure of $334,416.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($334,416.00)
Attachments: 1. DAX string for ORD 0543-2020 The Saunders Company Media Campaign

Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health received funding from The Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services to develop a culturally-informed digital media advertising campaign that promotes safe sleep practices. To complete the deliverables of the grant, Columbus Public Health will contract with The Saunders Company, LLC from March 16, 2020 through September 30, 2020 for a total contract amount of $334,416.00. These services were advertised through Bonfire (RFQ014474) according to bidding requirements of the City Code. The contract compliance number for The Saunders Company, LLC is 46-4722967 and expires on 10/22/2022.

In 2018, more Franklin County babies lived to celebrate their first birthday and the infant mortality rate dropped across the populations. Infant mortality is a key indicator of a community’s overall well-being. There was a 23% decrease in the infant mortality rate since 2011, from 9.6 to 7.5 per 1,000 live births.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency to ensure the grant deliverables are met within the required timeline.

FISCAL IMPACT: This contract is entirely funded by the grant award from The Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services Ordinance 3104-2019.

Title

To authorize the Board of Health to enter into contract with The Saunders Company, LLC to develop a culturally-informed media advertising campaign that promotes safe sleep practices in the amount of $334,416.00; to authorize the expenditure of $334,416.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($334,416.00)

Body

WHEREAS, Columbus Public Health has received funding from The Franklin County Department of Job and Family Services to develop a culturally-informed digital media advertising campaign that promotes safe sleep practices; and

WHEREAS, The Saunders Company, LLC has been awarded the contract through the RFP process to provide services for a digital media advertising campaign; and

WHEREAS...

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