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File #: 0792-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/23/2021 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 6/7/2021 Final action: 6/10/2021
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept funds from the Foundation of Active Living through the Columbus Foundation in the amount of $75,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $75,000.00 to the City's Private Grants Fund; to authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with WBNS-TV, Inc. to continue a public awareness campaign to address obesity in central Ohio; to authorize the total expenditure of $75,000.00 from the Private Grant Fund; to waive the competitive bidding provisions of City Code; and to declare an emergency. ($75,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Bid Waiver Thrive Together, 2. 0792-2021 Attachment
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded funds from The Foundation for Active Living through The Columbus Foundation. This ordinance will accept and appropriate $75,000.00 in grant money to fund this program.
Columbus Public Health is seeking to continue our partnership with 10 TV Thrive Together, previously Commit to Be Fit, the only media driven public awareness campaign in central Ohio developed to improve the health of our community. In partnership with Metro Parks and Giant Eagle, Columbus Public Health will inform viewers and readers with practical, hands-on information utilizing 10 TV's Facebook, Twitter pages, on-air news and on-air promotional spots, providing them with education they can use to help make the necessary changes to live healthier, active lives.

This ordinance authorizes and directs the Board of Health to enter into a $75,000.00 contract with WBNS-TV, Inc., for a media driven public awareness campaign in central Ohio to improve the health of our community for the period of March 1, 2021 through February 28, 2022. This ordinance waives the competitive bidding provisions of the Columbus City Code.

Emergency action is requested in order to immediately address the scheduled promotional activities for the Thrive Together media campaign.

FISCAL IMPACT: $75,000.00: Funding for the contract with WBNS-TV, Inc. is budgeted within the City's Private Grant Fund, Fund No. 2291

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept funds from the Foundation of Active Living through the Columbus Foundation in the amount of $75,000.00; to authorize the appropriation of $75,000.00 to the City's Private Grants Fund; to authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with WBNS-TV, Inc. to continue a public awareness campaign to address obesity in central Ohio; to authorize the total expenditure of $75,000.00 from the Private Grant Fund; to waive the competitive bidding provisions of City Code; and to...

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