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File #: 1536-2020    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 Office of the Mayor to accept funds from the Central Ohio Hospital Council on behalf of the Ohio Better Birth Outcomes, in the amount of $100,000.00 to support operational capacity of the CelebrateOne office; to authorize the appropriation of $100,000.00 to the City's Private Grant Fund 2291; and to declare an emergency. ($100,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 1536-2020 Fiscal .pdf

Explanation

BACKGROUND: The Office of the Mayor has been awarded funds from the Central Ohio Hospital Council on behalf of the Ohio Better Birth Outcomes for $100,000.00 for the time period of April 1, 2020 through March 30, 2021. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $100,000 in grant money to support the operational capacity of the CelebrateOne Office.

 

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 by the Central Ohio Hospital Council , on behalf of the Ohio Better Birth outcomes and does not generate revenue nor require a City match. Private Grant Fund 2291.

 

Title

To authorize and direct the Office of the Mayor to accept funds from the Central Ohio Hospital Council on behalf of the Ohio Better Birth Outcomes, in the amount of $100,000.00 to support operational capacity of the CelebrateOne office; to authorize the appropriation of $100,000.00 to the City's Private Grant Fund 2291; and to declare an emergency. ($100,000.00)

 

 

Body

WHEREAS, $100,000 in grant funds have been made available to the Office of the Mayor through the Central Ohio Hospital Council, on behalf of the Ohio Better Birth Outcomes; 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 the Office of the Mayor, CelebrateOne, in that it is immediately necessary to accept this grant from the Central Ohio Hospital Council on behalf of the Ohio Better Birth Outcomes, and to appropriate these funds to the Office of the Mayor for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety, and welfare; Now, therefore

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1.  That the Office of the Mayor is hereby authorized to accept a grant award of $100,000.00 from the Central Ohio Hospital Council on behalf of the Ohio Better Birth Outcomes collaborative for the time period of  April 1, 2020 - March 30, 2021.

 

SECTION 2.  That from the unappropriated monies in the Fund known as the City's Private Grants Fund, Fund No. 2291, and from all monies estimated to come into said Fund from any and all sources and unappropriated for any other purpose during the grant period, the sum of $100,000.00, and any eligible interest earned during the grant period, is hereby appropriated upon receipt of an executed grant agreement in Fund 2291, to the Office of the Mayor, Division No. 40-01, per the accounting codes attached to this ordinance.

 

 SECTION 3.  That the monies appropriated in the foregoing Section 2 shall be paid upon the order of the Office of the Mayor, 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 4.   At the end of the grant period, any repayment of unencumbered balances required by the grantor is hereby authorized and any unused City match monies may be transferred back to the City fund from which they originated in accordance with all applicable grant agreements.

 

SECTION 5.  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. 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.

 

SECTION 6.  That for reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this ordinance is 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.