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File #: 1523-2022    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 Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement with Community for New Directions 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. ($150,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 1523-2022
Explanation
This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement with Community for New Directions in support of summer youth engagement and employment programs.

Through the Reimagine Safety subfund, up to $150,000 is allocated to distribute to Community for New Directions. The nonprofit organization 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 recent public health emergency.

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 Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement with Community for New Directions 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. ($150,000.00)

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 Public Safety in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director of the Department of Public Safety to enter into a grant agreement to allow the agency to immediately provide summer employment opportunities; NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

SECTION 1. That the Director of the Department of Public Safety ...

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