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File #: 2518-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2021 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 10/11/2021 Final action: 10/13/2021
Title: To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health in the amount of $169,500.00 for the Cribs for Kids and Safe Sleep grant program; to authorize the appropriation of $169,500.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($169,500.00)
Attachments: 1. DAX Attachment cribs for kids FY22, 2. CK22 NOA
Explanation

BACKGROUND: Columbus Public Health has been awarded a grant from the Ohio Department of Health. This ordinance is needed to accept and appropriate $169,500.00 in grant money to fund the Cribs for Kids and Safe Sleep grant program, for the period October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

This project will work to reduce sleep-related infant deaths through the provision of safe sleep environments and safe sleep education. One thousand eligible families will be provided with cribs and safe sleep survival kits. This program will serve all of Franklin County but have a primary focus on the geographic areas with the highest rates of infant mortality and populations of the highest need of this program.

This ordinance is submitted as an emergency to continue the support of all activities for the Cribs for Kids and Safe Sleep grant program.

FISCAL IMPACT: The Cribs for Kids and Safe Sleep grant program is entirely funded by the Ohio Department of Health and does not generate revenue or require a City Match.

Title

To authorize and direct the Board of Health to accept a grant from the Ohio Department of Health in the amount of $169,500.00 for the Cribs for Kids and Safe Sleep grant program; to authorize the appropriation of $169,500.00 from the unappropriated balance of the Health Department Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($169,500.00)

Body

WHEREAS, $169,500.00 in grant funds have been made available through the Ohio Department of Health for the Cribs for Kids and Safe Sleep grant program for the period of October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022; and,

WHEREAS, it is necessary to accept and appropriate these funds from the Ohio Department of Health for the continued support of the Cribs for Kids and Safe Sleep grant program; and,

WHEREAS, 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 accur...

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