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File #: 1629-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/14/2021 In control: Veterans & Senior Affairs Committee
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/22/2021
Title: To authorize an appropriation in the amount of $3,798,666.00 to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund for the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging in connection with the Ohio Home Care Waiver Program; and to declare an emergency. ($3,798,666.00)
Attachments: 1. 1629-2021grid
Explanation
BACKGROUND:
The Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging was awarded a contract from Caresource for the Ohio Home Care Waiver Program (OHCW). The current contract runs through 6/30/2021.

The OHCW programs is designed to meet the needs of financially eligible consumers who require an intermediate or skilled level of care and who are age 59 or younger. Without the services available through the waiver benefit, these consumers are at risk for hospital or nursing home placement. Consumers approved for the OHCW benefit may receive care and services at home.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION:
Emergency action is requested so that the program can continue for the period of July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022 within contract terms.


FISCAL IMPACT:
This ordinance will appropriate $3,798,666.00 to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund. The award is administered with two parts. The award will be the sum of $949,666 for the first 90 days of what is expected to be a 1 year contract, and up to an additional $2,849,000 upon receipt of executed agreement for the remaining 9 months. This appropriation will enable the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging to continue administering said program through June 30, 2022.


Title
To authorize an appropriation in the amount of $3,798,666.00 to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund for the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging in connection with the Ohio Home Care Waiver Program; and to declare an emergency. ($3,798,666.00)


Body
WHEREAS, the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging has a need to appropriate 3,798,666.00 in funds received from Caresource to continue the Ohio Home Care Waiver Program; 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 consumers thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; NOW, THEREFORE


BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUM...

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