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File #: 1661-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/6/2020 In control: Neighborhoods Committee
On agenda: 7/20/2020 Final action: 7/23/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of Neighborhoods to accept a grant in the amount of $2,800.00 from, and enter into an agreement with, United Way of Central Ohio for materials to be included in the Senior Hope Boxes provided to high school seniors who participated in the MBK program; to appropriate $2,800.00 to the Private Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($2,800.00)
Attachments: 1. Legislative DAX Strings -1661-2020
Explanation
Background: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to accept a grant in the amount of $2,800.00 and enter into agreement with United Way of Central Ohio. This grant will allow for the purchase of Chromebooks that will be included as part of the Senior Hope Boxes provided to 35 high school seniors that have participated in MBK programming through the Columbus Urban League, African American Male Wellness Walk and Community Refugee and Immigrant Services. These seniors did not have the opportunity for a traditional high school graduation ceremony due to COVID-19 and the Hope Boxes will provide motivational messages as well as materials to support their continued academic and career success.

This ordinance also appropriates the monies to the Private Grants Fund.

Principal Parties:
United Way
360 S. 3rd St
Columbus, OH. 43215
Federal ID# 31-4393712

Emergency Justification: Emergency action is requested to comply with the terms of the grant and so that funds are available for the acquisition of technology equipment.
Fiscal Impact: A grant amount of $2,800.00 will be accepted from United Way of Central Ohio and appropriated to the Private Grants Fund 2291.

Title
To authorize and direct the Director of Neighborhoods to accept a grant in the amount of $2,800.00 from, and enter into an agreement with, United Way of Central Ohio for materials to be included in the Senior Hope Boxes provided to high school seniors who participated in the MBK program; to appropriate $2,800.00 to the Private Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($2,800.00)
Body

WHEREAS, United Way of Central Ohio has awarded the City of Columbus, Department of Neighborhoods, a grant to support My Brother’s Keeper participants; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize and direct the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to accept a grant from, and enter into a grant agreement with, United Way of Central Ohio; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary ...

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