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File #: 1993-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/31/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/17/2020
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to enter into contract with Canvaas Consulting LLC to implement a culturally informed targeted media campaign in the amount of $149,000.00; to authorize the expenditure of $149,000.00 from the CARES Act Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($149,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Signed Mayor's Letter
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The purpose of this ordinance is authorize the Board of Health to enter into contract with Canvaas Consulting LLC for targeted media campaign and advertising services from August 17, 2020 through December 30, 2020 for a total contract amount of $149,000.00. Columbus Public Health solicited and received two vendor proposals and selected the best bidder according to bidding requirements of the City Code.

The City of Columbus, Columbus Public Health (CPH) received funding from United States Department of Treasury through the CARES Act to respond to the COVID 19 pandemic. CPH is using a portion of this funding to develop a culturally informed targeted media campaign that informs and promotes healthy lifestyles to prevent further spread of coronavirus disease.
Due to the immediate nature of this media campaign to coincide with the important message of staying home while sick due to COVID 19, CPH requested an emergency waiver of the provisions of Columbus City Code Chapter 329 from the Director of the Division of Finance and Management following the procedures set forth under the Mayor’s Executive Order 2020-01 “Declaration of State of Emergency.” That waiver was approved and PO239197 was established with Canvaas Consulting LLC with the provision that this ordinance would be drafted for City Council approval.
Emergency action is requested to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the City’s accounting system as soon as possible to bolster the emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

FISCAL IMPACT: This contract is funded by CARES Act fund 2207 in the amount of $149,000.00.

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To authorize the Board of Health to enter into contract with Canvaas Consulting LLC to implement a culturally informed targeted media campaign in the amount of $149,000.00; to authorize the expenditure of $149,000.00 from the CARES Act Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($149,000.00)

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