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File #: 2489-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/24/2021 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 10/11/2021 Final action: 10/13/2021
Title: To authorize the Board of Health to enter into a contract with Access 2 Interpreters, LLC for language interpretation services for the WIC program; to authorize the expenditure of $80,000.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($80,000.00)
Attachments: 1. WIC Access DAXattachment, 2. FY22 NOA
Explanation

The Board of Health has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Health to fund the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program for the period October 1, 2021, through September 30, 2022. Columbus Public Health has been designated as the primary grantee agency and administrator for all WIC programs in Franklin County. The grant funds awarded provide for a contract with Access 2 Interpreters, LLC for $80,000.00, for language interpretation services for the WIC program.

The contract compliance number for Access 2 Interpreters is 76-0803722.

Emergency action is requested in order to avoid any delays in providing program services.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Women, Infants and Children Program is entirely funded by the Ohio Department of Health. This program does not generate any revenue or require a City Match.

Title

To authorize the Board of Health to enter into a contract with Access 2 Interpreters, LLC for language interpretation services for the WIC program; to authorize the expenditure of $80,000.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($80,000.00)

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WHEREAS, The Ohio Department of Health has designated the Columbus Health Department as primary grantee agency and fund administrator for the Women, Infants and Children Grant Program in Franklin County; and,

WHEREAS, Access 2 Interpreters, LLC will provide various services to meet all grant deliverables required by the Women, Infants and Children Grant; and,

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Health Department in that it is immediately necessary to enter into this contract for the immediate preservation of the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare and to avoid any delays in providing program services to meet grant deliverables; NOW, THEREFORE,

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

SECTION 1. That the Board of Health is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with Access 2 Interpreters, L...

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