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File #: 0781-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/22/2021 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 4/5/2021 Final action: 4/9/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of Development to enter into a Grant Agreement in an amount up to $1,400,000.00 with Directions for Youth & Families to provide a capital grant supporting their new Crittenton Community Center; and to declare an emergency. ($1,400,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD0781-2021 2021-03-18 Admin DYFY Capital Grant AGR Bond
Explanation
BACKGROUND
This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into a Grant Agreement, in an amount up to $1,400,000.00, with Directions for Youth & Families to provide a capital grant supporting construction of their new Crittenton Community Center.

Directions for Youth & Families is investing $7,500,000 in construction of a new community center on Kimberly Parkway. The project includes 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space to accommodate a City presence for Mideast Area Commission meetings, community police office, and space for Public Health, as well as, space for summer programming for the Department of Recreation and Parks.

Emergency action is requested to fund Directions for Youth & Families in order to keep this project on target for a 2022 completion.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funding is available in 2020 Capital Improvement Budget.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE: the vendor number is 006112 and expires 9/15/22.

Title
To authorize the Director of Development to enter into a Grant Agreement in an amount up to $1,400,000.00 with Directions for Youth & Families to provide a capital grant supporting their new Crittenton Community Center; and to declare an emergency. ($1,400,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, Columbus City Council approved Ordinance 2521-2020 establishing the 2020 Capital Improvement Budget; and

WHEREAS, the City made a commitment of $1,400,000 for Directions for Youth & Families to provide a capital grant supporting their new Crittenton Community Center; and

WHEREAS, Directions for Youth & Families is investing $7,500,000 in construction of a new community center on Kimberly Parkway. The project includes 5,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Development in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director to enter into a grant agreement with Directions for Youth & Families in order to provide funding to ke...

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