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File #: 2044-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/4/2020 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 9/21/2020 Final action: 9/24/2020
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to accept and enter into a grant agreement with the Ohio Arts Council in the amount of $18,007.00 for Cultural Arts Center Arts Programming; to authorize the appropriation of $36,014.00 within the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund; to authorize the transfer of $18,007.00 in matching funds from the Recreation and Parks Operating Fund to the grant fund; and to declare an emergency. ($36,014.00)
Attachments: 1. Ohio Arts Council Grant 2020
Explanation

Background: This ordinance will authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to accept a sustainability grant in the amount of $18,007.00 from the Ohio Arts Council for funding to support Cultural Arts Center Arts Programming. This ordinance will also authorize a grant match of $18,007.00 from and within the Recreation and Parks Operating Fund 2285 to meet the financial obligations of the grant.

The Cultural Arts Center is central Ohio’s premier visual arts center, presenting innovative exhibitions, classes, workshops and more in an immersive creative environment. The center offers a wide variety of in-depth, hands-on art classes to adults (18 years and older) from beginner to advanced. Classes are led by accomplished artists in fully equipped studios.

Fiscal Impact: This ordinance will authorize the acceptance and appropriation of $18,007.00 in grant funds in the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund 2283. This ordinance will also authorize a grant match of $18,007.00 from the Recreation and Parks Operating fund 2285. $18,007.00 is budgeted and available from and within the Recreation and Parks Operating Fund 2285 to meet the financial obligations of the grant match and contract. There is a total of $36,014.00 available for this project.

Emergency Justification: An emergency is being requested so the grant funds can be received prior to the beginning of 2020 Fall programming.

Title

To authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks to accept and enter into a grant agreement with the Ohio Arts Council in the amount of $18,007.00 for Cultural Arts Center Arts Programming; to authorize the appropriation of $36,014.00 within the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund; to authorize the transfer of $18,007.00 in matching funds from the Recreation and Parks Operating Fund to the grant fund; and to declare an emergency. ($36,014.00)

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WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize and direct the Director of Recreation and Parks accept and enter int...

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