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File #: 2021-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/2/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 9/21/2020 Final action: 9/24/2020
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to enter into a contract with Mental Health America of Ohio (MHAOhio) for the provision of Maternal and Child Health Program (MCHP) grant services; to authorize the expenditure of $66,000.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($66,000.00)
Attachments: 1. MCHP MHA contract attachment
Explanation

Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through the Ohio Department of Health for the period October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021. The grant funds awarded will provide for a contract with Mental Health America of Ohio (MHAOhio) for $66,000, for the provision of Maternal and Child health grant program services.

The contract compliance number for MHAOhio is 31-4412697. MHAOhio is listed as a non-profit organization.

Emergency action is requested in order to avoid any delays in providing program services.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Maternal and Child Health Program (MCHP) is entirely funded by the Ohio Department of Health. This program does not generate any revenue or require a City Match. This Ordinance is contingent on the passage of Ordinance No. 2018-2020 that authorizes the acceptance and appropriation of $66,000.00 for the 2020-2021 MCHP Grant.

Title

To authorize the Board of Health to enter into a contract with Mental Health America of Ohio (MHAOhio) for the provision of Maternal and Child Health Program (MCHP) grant services; to authorize the expenditure of $66,000.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($66,000.00)

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WHEREAS, the Ohio Department of Health has designated the Columbus Health Department as a grantee agency for the MCHP Program in Franklin County; and,

WHEREAS, MHAOhio will provide various services to meet all grant deliverables required by the Maternal Child Health (MCHP) Grant; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Health Department in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Board of Health to enter into these contracts in order to avoid any delays in providing program services, for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; Now, therefore,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

SECTION 1. That the Board of Health...

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