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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)

 

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging has a need to accept and appropriate funds received from the Ohio Department of Aging to supplement the Older Americans Act Title III Congregate and Home Delivered Meals; and

 

WHEREAS, 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; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Recreation and Parks Department in that it is immediately necessary to appropriate said funds so there is no interruption of services to older adults, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; NOW, THEREFORE

 

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

SECTION 1.    That the Director of Recreation and Parks is authorized to accept the grant funds from the Ohio Department of Aging, and that from the unappropriated monies in the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund and from all monies estimated to come into said fund from any and all sources and unappropriated for any other purpose $749,691.00 is appropriated and any additional grant awards are authorized to be appropriated upon notice of award to the Recreation and Parks Department, Department No. 51, Fund No. 2286, per accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

 

SECTION 2.  That the monies in the foregoing Section 1 shall be paid upon the order of the Director of Recreation and Parks; and that no order shall be drawn or money paid except by voucher, the form of which shall be approved by the City Auditor.

 

 

SECTION 3.     That, at the end of the grant period, any repayment of unencumbered balances required by the grantor is hereby authorized and any unused City match monies may be transferred back to the City fund from which they originated in accordance with all applicable grant agreements.

 

 

SECTION 4.     That the City Auditor is authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this legislation.

 

 

SECTION 5.                     Funds are hereby deemed appropriated and expenditures and transfers authorized to out the purposes of the ordinance, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.                        

 

 

SECTION 6. That the Director of Recreation and Parks be and is hereby authorized to enter into various contracts with the providers listed in the attachment in the total amount of $674,722.00 to provide congregate and home delivered meal services. These contracts are awarded pursuant to City Code Chapter 329 relating to non-profit service contracts.

 

SECTION 7.  To authorize the expenditure of $674,722 from the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund according to the account codes in the attachment.

 

SECTION 8.     That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten (10) days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.