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File #: 2408-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/15/2021 In control: Education Committee
On agenda: 9/27/2021 Final action: 9/29/2021
Title: To authorize and direct the City Auditor to appropriate $25,000.00 within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund to City Council in support of Columbus Youth Council; and to declare an emergency. ($25,000.00)
Sponsors: Shayla Favor, Elizabeth Brown
Attachments: 1. 2408-2021.pdf
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes an appropriation in support of programming and activities associated with the Columbus Youth Council.

The Columbus Youth Council will be convened for the 2021-2022 school year. Students selected to the Columbus Youth Council will have an opportunity to learn about city government and how they can become stewards in their community. They will be participating in several lessons dealing with topics such as the structure of city government, city development, youth services provided by our non-profit organizations, and much more. For their service on Columbus Youth Council, students will:

? Gain a greater understanding of city government and how local leaders make a difference;
? Enhance their skills in civic engagement and local leadership, becoming stewards of their community;
? Meet city leaders and have this experience on their resume for life after high school;
? Participate in communication skills training courses and workshops;
? Accrue hours toward their high school volunteer commitment;

These funds will be used for classroom supplies, lunch for students, and other items related to the class work.

Emergency action is requested in order to have funding in place for the execution of planned events.

Fiscal Impact: Total appropriation is $25,000.00 and is available in the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund.

Title
To authorize and direct the City Auditor to appropriate $25,000.00 within the Neighborhood Initiatives subfund to City Council in support of Columbus Youth Council; and to declare an emergency. ($25,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the Columbus Youth Council will be convened for the 2021-2022 school year; and

WHEREAS, students selected to the Columbus Youth Council will have an opportunity to learn about city government and how they can become stewards in their community; and

WHEREAS, students will learn about topics such as the structure of city government, city development, youth services provided by our non-profit ...

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