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File #: 1257-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/13/2021 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 6/28/2021 Final action: 7/1/2021
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program in the amount of $749,197.00; to authorize the appropriation of $749,197.00 to the Health Department in the Health Department Grants Fund. ($749,197.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord#1257-2021 D365 Appropriation
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Health originating from the Centers for Disease Control. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $749,197.00 in grant monies to fund the FY22 Public Health Emergency Preparedness Grant Program for the period of July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.

The Office of Emergency Preparedness writes and maintains the Columbus Public Health Emergency Response Plan. This Plan contains over 50 planning annexes such as infectious disease response and environmental health hazard response and mitigation plans covering the Columbus and Worthington jurisdictions.

FISCAL IMPACT: The program is funded by the Ohio Department of Health and does not generate revenue. The program does require ancillary mileage monies from the city, which are budgeted and available. ($749,197.00)


Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program in the amount of $749,197.00; to authorize the appropriation of $749,197.00 to the Health Department in the Health Department Grants Fund. ($749,197.00)


Body

WHEREAS, $749,197.00 in grant funds have been made available to the Health Department through the Ohio Department of Health for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness program; and,

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Health Department to authorize the Board of Health to accept and appropriate these funds from the Ohio Department of Health for the support of the Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant program; and,

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

SECTION 1. That the Board of Health is hereby authorized and directed to accept a grant award of $749,197.00 from the Ohio Department of Health for the period July 1, 2021, through June 30, 2022.

SECTION 2. That from the unappropriated monies in the Health ...

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