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File #: 1480-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/2/2021 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 enter into contract with Franklin County Public Health for emergency preparedness activities; to authorize the expenditure of $166,736.59 from the Health Department Grants Fund. ($166,736.59)
Attachments: 1. Ord#1480-2021 D365Appropriation

Explanation

 

BACKGROUND:  Columbus Public Health was awarded $749,197.00 in grant monies (Ordinance 1257-2021, from the Ohio Department of Health, originating from the Centers for Disease Control for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program).  This ordinance is contingent on the passage of Ordinance 1257-2021 and is needed to authorize a contract with Franklin County Public Health for $166,736.59 for the time period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022.                                         

 

The purpose of the contract is to maintain a Public Health Emergency Preparedness/Emergency Response System in the event of bioterrorism activities in central Ohio.  This contract is necessary, per the requirements of the Ohio Department of Health, Public Health Emergency Preparedness proposal.

 

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 Public Health Emergency Preparedness grant budget provides $166,736.59 for a contract with Franklin County Public Health.  This ordinance is contingent on the passage of Ordinance 1257-2021.

 

 

Title

 

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to enter into contract with Franklin County Public Health for emergency preparedness activities; to authorize the expenditure of $166,736.59 from the Health Department Grants Fund.  ($166,736.59)

 

 

Body

 

WHEREAS, Franklin County Public Health will maintain a public health emergency preparedness structure; and,

 

WHEREAS, Columbus Public Health was awarded $749,197.00 in grant monies, Ordinance 1257-2021, from the Ohio Department of Health, originating from the Centers for Disease Control for the Public Health Emergency Preparedness Program; and

 

WHEREAS, this ordinance is contingent on the passage of Ordinance 1257-2021; the passage of that ordinance provides funding for this contract which totals $166,736.59; and

 

WHEREAS, this contract is with Franklin County Public Health for emergency preparedness activities and is necessary, per the requirements of the Ohio Department of Health, Public Health Emergency Preparedness proposal; Now, therefore,

 

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

 

SECTION 1. That the Board of Health is hereby authorized and directed to enter into contract with Franklin County Public Health for emergency preparedness activities for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022. 

 

SECTION 2.  That to pay the cost of said contract the expenditure of $166,736.59 is hereby authorized from the Health Department Grants Fund, Fund No. 2251, Department No. 50 per accounting codes attached to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 3. That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary. 

 

SECTION 4That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period provided by law.