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File #: 2233-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2021 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 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $165,412.44; to authorize the appropriation of $165,412.44 to the Health Department in the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($165,412.44)
Attachments: 1. DAX Attachment - 2233-2021 updated
Explanation

BACKGROUND:

Columbus Public Health has been awarded additional funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This ordinance is needed to accept the additional funding of $165,412.44 in grant monies for the Healthy Start grant program for the period of April 1, 2021 through March, 31, 2022.

The Healthy Start grant program enables Columbus Public Health to conduct care coordination in the project area neighborhoods of Franklin County, focusing primarily on perinatal and infant clients and their families. The goal of the program is to improve perinatal delivery systems in the project communities.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency so as to allow the financial transactions to be posted in the City’s accounting system as soon as possible given the additional funding end date of March 31, 2022.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Healthy Start grant program is entirely funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and does not generate revenue or require a City match.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept additional funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in the amount of $165,412.44; to authorize the appropriation of $165,412.44 to the Health Department in the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($165,412.44)

Body

WHEREAS, $165,412.44 in additional grant funds have been made available through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the Healthy Start grant program for the period of April 1, 2021 through March, 31, 2022; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for the continued support of the Healthy Start 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 finan...

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