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File #: 1512-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/20/2022 In control: Neighborhoods and Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Affairs
On agenda: 6/6/2022 Final action: 6/9/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to enter into grant agreements with various organizations in support of summer youth engagement and employment programs; to authorize an appropriation and transfer within the general fund; to authorize an expenditure within the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($550,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 1512-2022
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to enter into grant agreements with various organizations in support of summer youth engagement and employment programs.

Through the Reimagine Safety subfund, up to $550,000 is allocated to distribute to qualified Columbus area nonprofit agencies. Agreements will be issued to the following non-profits organizations: Legacy Youth Sports and Urban Scouts. The nonprofit organizations will serve at-risk boys and young men of color between the ages of 14-24 to help ease the challenges families face due to the current public health emergency.

The services included in this contract cannot be provided by existing city employees because these services are beyond the City’s current responsibility and capacity to provide.

Emergency Designation: Emergency action is requested to ensure that students can benefit from summer employment opportunities.
Fiscal Impact: Funding is available within the Reimagine Safety subfund.

Title
To authorize the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to enter into grant agreements with various organizations in support of summer youth engagement and employment programs; to authorize an appropriation and transfer within the general fund; to authorize an expenditure within the general fund; and to declare an emergency. ($550,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the lack of summer employment opportunities; and
WHEREAS, due to the effects of COVID-19, the City of Columbus recognizes many organizations providing summer employment opportunities may not have the capacity to do so in 2022; and

WHEREAS, expenditure of funds is necessary within the Reimagine Safety subfund to address unforeseen needs within the population of boys and young men of color caused by the COVID-19 public health emergency; and,
WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Neighborhoods in that it is immediately necessary t...

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