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File #: 1493-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Council Office for Signature
File created: 5/19/2022 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 6/13/2022 Final action: 6/16/2022
Title: To authorize and direct the Finance and Management Director to sell to Officer Anthony Rogers, for the sum of $1.00, a police canine with the registered name of “Ollie” which has no further value to the Division of Police and to waive the provisions of City Code-Sale of City-owned personal property.
Explanation

“Ollie” is a police canine that has been in service with the Division of Police’s Therapy Dog Unit for three years and needs to be retired.

“Ollie’s” handler is retiring effective May 18, 2022. Officer Anthony Rogers has agreed to accept all financial and legal responsibilities by accepting Canine Ollie as a retired police service dog. It would be in the best interest of the Division to take “Ollie” out of service and retire him.

It is recommended that “Ollie” be sold to Officer Anthony Rogers, who is “Ollie’s” handler.

Additionally, the Division of Police Legal Bureau has developed a general release document that relinquishes the City of Columbus from any liability as it relates to the post retirement care and control of “Ollie”, and assigns that liability to Officer Anthony Rogers.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no replacement canine at this time.

Title

To authorize and direct the Finance and Management Director to sell to Officer Anthony Rogers, for the sum of $1.00, a police canine with the registered name of “Ollie” which has no further value to the Division of Police and to waive the provisions of City Code-Sale of City-owned personal property.

Body

WHEREAS, “Ollie” has been a Therapy Dog Unit canine with the Division of Police for three years; and

WHEREAS, “Ollie’s” handler is retiring on May 18, 2022.

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the City to allow this canine to be purchased by Officer Anthony Rogers for the sum of $1.00; now therefore

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

Section 1. That the Finance and Management Director is hereby authorized and directed to sell a police canine with the registered name of “Ollie” to Officer Anthony Rogers for the sum of $1.00.

Section 2. That the Council of the City of Columbus finds it is in the best interests of the City that City Code 329.34- Sale of City-owned personal property, be and is hereby waived to permit the sale of this specific canine to Officer Ant...

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