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File #: 1641-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/15/2021 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 9/13/2021 Final action: 9/16/2021
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept additional funding from the Ohio Department of Health for the Coronavirus Response Supplemental Grant Program in the amount of $1,570,775.00; to authorize the appropriation of $1,570,775.00 to the Health Department in the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1,570,775.00)
Attachments: 1. NOA 08.24.21, 2. Ord #1641-2021 Revised 08.24.21 Additional Funding
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded additional funds from the Ohio Department of Health. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $1,570,775.00 in additional funds for the Coronavirus Response Supplemental Grant program for the period of March 1, 2020 through December 30, 2021.

Grant funds will be increased from $1,311,705.00 to $2,879,510.00 as a result of three additional awards as a part of this original grant. The purpose of the Coronavirus Response grant is to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Emergency action is requested to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the City’s accounting system as soon as possible to bolster the emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

FISCAL IMPACT: The grant program award ($2,879,510.00) is fully funded by the Ohio Department of Health, and does not generate require a City match.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept additional funding from the Ohio Department of Health for the Coronavirus Response Supplemental Grant Program in the amount of $1,570,775.00; to authorize the appropriation of $1,570,775.00 to the Health Department in the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($1,570,775.00)

Body

WHEREAS, $1,570,775.00 in additional grant funds have been made available to the Health Department through the Ohio Department of Health for the Coronavirus Response Supplemental Grant Program; for the period of March 1, 2020 through December 30, 2021; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds from the Ohio Department of Health for the support of the Coronavirus Response Supplemental Grant Program; and,

WHEARES, this ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the financial transaction to be posted in the City’s accounting system as soon as possible. Up to date financial posting promotes accurate accounting and financial management; and,

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