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File #: 2146-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/3/2021 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 9/13/2021 Final action: 9/16/2021
Title: To authorize and direct the City Auditor to transfer $441,242.50 within the Enhanced Operations grant fund for personnel for vaccine operations; and to declare an emergency. ($441,242.50)
Attachments: 1. Ord#2146-20211 Appropriation Transfer
Explanation

BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the transfer of $441,242.50 within the COVID-19 Enhanced Operations grant fund 2251 to the appropriate object class for COVID-19 vaccine operations. As a part of the COVID-19 Enhanced Operations grant budget for Columbus Public Health, $441,242.50 was appropriated and placed into fund 2251, object class 02 and object class 03 for the use of medical supplies and contracts, respectively. The transfer of these funds to object class 01, will allow for personnel costs for vaccine operations. This funding will help offset the additional staffing need.

Emergency Designation: This legislation is to be declared an emergency measure to ensure the continuation of COVID-19 response efforts while immediately providing funding in the correct auditing object class.

FISCAL IMPACT: Authorizing the transfer of appropriation within fund 2251.

Title
To authorize and direct the City Auditor to transfer $441,242.50 within the Enhanced Operations grant fund for personnel for vaccine operations; and to declare an emergency. ($441,242.50)

Body
WHEREAS, there is a need to provide correct appropriation by object class for the continuation of vaccine operations for the COVID-19 Enhanced Operations grant; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Board of Health in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the City Auditor to transfer funding within fund 2251 for COVID-19 response and for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety, and welfare; now, therefore:

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

SECTION 1. That the City Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to transfer $441,242.50, or so much thereof as may be needed, within the Enhanced Operations grant fund budget, per the account codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

SECTION 2. That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated...

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