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File #: 1527-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/23/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/20/2020 Final action: 7/23/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept additional grant funds from the Ohio Department of Health for the Reproductive Health and Wellness Grant Program in the amount of $69,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $69,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($69,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD 1527-2020 DAX Info (RHWP FY21 Add'l Appropriation), 2. RHWP FY21 Add'l Funds Letter
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Health. Ordinance No. 0590-2020 authorized the acceptance and appropriation of $1,265,000.00 in grant money and fee revenues. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate an additional $69,000.00 in grant monies to fund the FY21 Reproductive Health and Wellness (RHWP) Grant Program, for the period of April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021. The total amount funded for this period is $1,334,000.00.

The Reproductive Health and Wellness Program will allow for comprehensive women's health services including family planning. Eligible patients will include women from the CPH Women’s Health Services Program at postpartum and women who have had a negative pregnancy test through our walk-in pregnancy testing service.

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. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Reproductive Health and Wellness Grant Program is funded by the Ohio Department of Health and program fee revenues.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept additional grant funds from the Ohio Department of Health for the Reproductive Health and Wellness Grant Program in the amount of $69,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $69,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($69,000.00)

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WHEREAS, $69,000.00 in additional grant funds have been made available to the Health Department through the Ohio Department of Health for the Reproductive Health and Wellness Grant Program, for the period of April 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the Board of Health to accept and appropriate these additional funds from the Ohio Department of Health for the support of the ...

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