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File #: 1173-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/4/2021 In control: Veterans & Senior Affairs Committee
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action: 7/15/2021
Title: To authorize and direct the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging to accept grant funds from the Ohio Department of Aging in the amount of $749,691.00 and any additional funds in connection with the Older Americans Act Title III -Congregate and Home Delivered Meals; to authorize the appropriation of $749,691.00 and any additional funds; to authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into contracts with the providers listed in the attachment; to authorize the expenditure of $674,722 from the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($749,691.00)
Attachments: 1. 1173-2021 Grid, 2. Phone List June2021, 3. 1173-2021 approp
Explanation
BACKGROUND:
This legislation will authorize the acceptance and appropriation of grant funds in connection with the Older Americans Act Title III Congregate and Home Delivered Meals program.

Additional grant funds are being made available to the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging from the Ohio Department of Aging for the period December 27, 2020 through September 30, 2022 by the Consolidated Appropriations Act.

This funding should significantly expand home delivered and other meals programming in the Central Ohio area including Delaware, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Licking, Madison, Pickaway and Union Counties. COAAA is permitted to keep 10% of the grant award as administration costs.



EMERGENCY DESIGNATION:
Emergency action is requested in order to have the funding in place as soon as possible, as stipulated in the Consolidated Appropriations Act and Older Americans Act Title III grant requirements.



FISCAL IMPACT:
This ordinance will appropriate $749,691.00 from the recreation and parks grant fund to enter into contract with the providers listed in the attachment.
This appropriation will enable the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging to continue administering said program in accordance with the Consolidated Appropriations Act.


Title
To authorize and direct the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging to accept grant funds from the Ohio Department of Aging in the amount of $749,691.00 and any additional funds in connection with the Older Americans Act Title III -Congregate and Home Delivered Meals; to authorize the appropriation of $749,691.00 and any additional funds; to authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into contracts with the providers listed in the attachment; to authorize the expenditure of $674,722 from the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($749,691.00)


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WHEREAS, the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging has a need to accept and appropriate funds received from the Ohio Department of Agi...

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