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File #: 0565-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 2/25/2020 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 3/16/2020 Final action: 3/19/2020
Title: To authorize an appropriation of $154,130.34 from the unappropriated balance of the Police Training/Entrepreneurial Fund for the Division of Police for law enforcement training purposes; and to declare an emergency. ($154,130.34)
Attachments: 1. ETP Accounting Codes

Explanation                                                                                    

 

BACKGROUND:   This ordinance authorizes an appropriation of $154,130.34 from the unappropriated balance of funds in the Police Training/Entrepreneurial Fund.  Ordinance 1271-00, passed in June 2000, established a special revenue fund for the Division of Police to deposit proceeds from Police training activities.  Law enforcement agencies are charged fees for the renting of classroom space, police videotapes, and other training materials.  The proceeds from these charges are deposited into the Police Training Fund.  The proceeds from this fund are used to invite speakers and trainers to conduct law enforcement training sessions and to purchase training materials and supplies.

 

Bid Information: N/A

 

Contract Compliance: N/A

 

Emergency Designation:   Emergency legislation is requested so that the Police Division can begin to schedule training seminars.

 

FISCAL IMPACTThis ordinance authorizes an appropriation of $154,130.34 in the Police Training/Entrepreneurial fund for training purposes.  

 

Title

 

To authorize an appropriation of $154,130.34 from the unappropriated balance of the Police Training/Entrepreneurial Fund for the Division of Police for law enforcement training purposes; and to declare an emergency. ($154,130.34)

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, an appropriation is needed to cover costs associated within the Police Training/Entrepreneurial Fund; and,

 

WHEREAS, this fund was established to receive funds from Police training activities and the proceeds are used to conduct training seminars as well as purchase training materials and supplies; and,

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Division of Police, Public Safety Department, in that it is immediately necessary to appropriate the aforementioned funds, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety, and welfare; now, therefore:

 

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

 

SECTION 1. 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 $154,130.34 is appropriated in Fund 2223 Special Purpose, within Object Class 02-Materials and Supplies and Object Class 03-Contractual Services per the account codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 2. That the monies appropriated in the foregoing Section 1 shall be paid upon order of the Public Safety Director 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 3. That all funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this fund in 2020 are hereby deemed appropriated in an amount not to exceed the available cash balance in the fund.

 

SECTION 4. That for the 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.