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File #: 1397-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/27/2021 In control: Education Committee
On agenda: 6/14/2021 Final action: 6/18/2021
Title: To authorize and direct the Director of Education to enter into a grant agreement with the Boys and Girls Club Clubs of Central Ohio (BGCCO) to support their out-of-school time programs for youth and teens; to authorize the expenditure of up to $500,000.00 from the Recovery Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($500,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 1397-2021.pdf
Explanation

Background Since 1948 Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio (BGCCO) has pursued a mission to empower young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. BGCCO accomplishes this mission through year-round, high-quality out-of-school time programs for youth and teens.

BGCCO intends to further serve youth during this crucial time by providing programming to meet the following strategic priorities:
1. Opportunities to Lead and Be Heard
2. Pathways to P2 Success
3. Recovery & Redirection
4. Relax, Re-Create & Build Relationships

The Department of Education requests the authority to provide grant funding for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio (BGCCO), a not for profit organization, to support their out-of-school time programs for youth and teens.

Fiscal Impact: This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of up to $500,000.00 from funding provided to the City of Columbus from the American Rescue Plan that was passed by Congress on March 10, 2021 and signed into law on March 11, 2021.

Emergency Designation: Emergency designation is requested to ensure the funding can be provided to the Boys and Girls Club as soon as possible.

Title

To authorize and direct the Director of Education to enter into a grant agreement with the Boys and Girls Club Clubs of Central Ohio (BGCCO) to support their out-of-school time programs for youth and teens; to authorize the expenditure of up to $500,000.00 from the Recovery Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($500,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Ohio (BGCCO) has pursued a mission to empower young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens; and

WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a greater need to serve youth during this crucial time by providing additional programming; and

WHEREAS, the expenditure of American Rescue Plan funding to the Boys and Girls Club, a not for profit entity, is crucial fo...

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