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File #: 0782-2021    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 $1,000,000.00 with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio to provide a capital grant supporting their Investing in Great Futures Comprehensive Campaign; and to declare an emergency. ($1,000,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD0782-2021 2021-03-18 Admin BGCCO 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 $1,000,000.00, with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio to provide a capital grant supporting their Investing in Great Futures Comprehensive Campaign (“Project”).

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio’s Investing in Great Futures Comprehensive Campaign is a $13.5 million effort for the redevelopment of their oldest Club in Milo-Grogan. This includes $9 million in redevelopment and $4.5 million for operation and programs.

Emergency action is requested to fund Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio 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 006095 and expires 6/11/21.

Title
To authorize the Director of Development to enter into a Grant Agreement in an amount up to $1,000,000.00 with Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio to provide a capital grant supporting their Investing in Great Futures Comprehensive Campaign; and to declare an emergency. ($1,000,000.00)

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

WHEREAS, the City made a commitment of $1,000,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio to provide a capital grant supporting their Investing in Great Futures Comprehensive Campaign; and

WHEREAS, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio’s Investing in Great Futures Comprehensive Campaign is a $13.5 million effort for the redevelopment of their oldest Club in Milo-Grogan; 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 Boys & Girls Club in order to keep this project on target for a 2022 completion, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare;...

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