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File #: 1640-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/2/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/27/2020 Final action: 7/30/2020
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Delta Dental Foundation in the amount of $2,000.00 for the purchase of supplies for the Dental Sealant program that prevents dental caries among school children through an evidence-based community approach; to authorize the appropriation of $2,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($2,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 1640-2020 DAX attachment
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Delta Dental Foundation. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $2,000.00 in grant money for the purchase of supplies for the Dental Sealant Grant for the period of March 1, 2020-December 31, 2020.

The primary purpose of the Dental Sealant Program is to prevent dental caries among school children through an evidence-based community approach. The program targets higher-risk schools in order to reach higher-risk children. The program currently serves students in second, third, sixth and seventh grades.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency to continue the support the purchasing of supplies for the Dental Sealant program.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Delta Dental Foundation grant does not generate revenue or require a City Match.

Title

To authorize the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Delta Dental Foundation in the amount of $2,000.00 for the purchase of supplies for the Dental Sealant program that prevents dental caries among school children through an evidence-based community approach; to authorize the appropriation of $2,000.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($2,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, $2,000.00 in grant funds have been made available through the Delta Dental Foundation for the purchase of supplies for the Dental Sealant grant program for the period of March 1, 2020 through December 31, 2020; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds from the Delta Dental Foundation for the continued support of the Dental Sealant grant program; 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. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Columbus Public Hea...

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