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File #: 1608-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/30/2020 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of the Recreation and Parks Department to accept a grant and enter into a grant agreement in the amount of $115,000.00 with the United States Soccer Federation Foundation, Inc. for the implementation of the Soccer for Success program; to authorize the appropriation of $115,000.00 to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund 2283; and to declare an emergency. ($115,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Legislation Template 2020-22
Explanation

Background: This ordinance will authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to accept a grant from and enter into agreement with the United States Soccer Federation Foundation, Inc. (USSFF) in the amount of $115,000.00, and to appropriate these monies to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund 2283. The grant will provide funds for the implementation of the USSFF sponsored Soccer for Success program at 23 of 29 Columbus Community Centers. It will consist of four 12-week soccer sessions taking place in the fall of 2020, the spring and fall of 2021 and the spring of 2022 . The Soccer for Success program is an after-school program for elementary and middle school-age children that aims to promote youth soccer and improve health and social outcomes among at-risk youth in economically disadvantaged urban communities.

Emergency Justification: Emergency action is requested in order to have funding available for necessary expenditures related to preparation and implementation of the 2020 fall session of the Soccer for Success program.

Fiscal Impact: The fiscal impact of this ordinance will be to reduce the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund 2283 unappropriated balance by $115,000.00.

Principal Parties:
U.S. Soccer Foundation
Attn: Legal Department
1140 Connecticut Ave. NW
Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20036

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To authorize and direct the Director of the Recreation and Parks Department to accept a grant and enter into a grant agreement in the amount of $115,000.00 with the United States Soccer Federation Foundation, Inc. for the implementation of the Soccer for Success program; to authorize the appropriation of $115,000.00 to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund 2283; and to declare an emergency. ($115,000.00)

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WHEREAS, the United States Soccer Federation Foundation, Inc. has awarded the City of Columbus Recreation and Parks Department a grant in the amount of $115,000.00; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize and the direct th...

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