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File #: 1550-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/24/2022 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 6/6/2022 Final action: 6/9/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of Development to enter into a Grant Agreement in an amount up to $750,000.00 with Community for New Direction to provide a capital grant supporting acquisition and renovation of a facility to be used for mental health and substance use disorder outpatient treatment; to authorize the expenditure of up to $750,000.00; and to declare an emergency. ($750,000.00)
Sponsors: Shayla Favor, Elizabeth Brown
Attachments: 1. 1550-2022 05-09 Admin CND Bond

Explanation

BACKGROUND

This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into a Grant Agreement, in an amount up to $750,000.00, with the Community for New Direction for property acquisition to be used for mental health and substance use disorder outpatient treatment.

                     

Community for New Direction will invest $1.1 million in acquisition and renovation costs including a new roof, repair and replacement of elevators, new HVAC and IT infrastructure updates.

 

Emergency action is requested to support Community for New Direction to ensure necessary funding is established to maintain the project schedule.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:  Funding is available in 2021 Capital Improvement Budget.

 

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE:  The vendor number is 00536 and expires on 08/24/2022.

 

 

 

Title

To authorize the Director of Development to enter into a Grant Agreement in an amount up to $750,000.00 with Community for New Direction to provide a capital grant supporting acquisition and renovation of a facility to be used for mental health and substance use disorder outpatient treatment; to authorize the expenditure of up to $750,000.00; and to declare an emergency. ($750,000.00)

 

 

Body

WHEREAS, this legislation would authorize the Director of Development to execute a Grant Agreement in the amount $750,000.00 funded from the 2021 Capital Budget; and

 

WHEREAS, the City made a commitment of $750,000.00 to Community for New Direction for property acquisition to be used for mental health and substance use disorder outpatient treatment; and

                                          

WHEREAS, Community for New Direction will invest $1.1 million in acquisition and renovation costs including a new roof, repair and replacement of elevators, new HVAC and IT infrastructure updates; and

                     

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Development in that it is necessary to authorize the Director to enter in a grant agreement with Community for New Direction,  in order to maintain the project schedule, thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; NOW, THEREFORE

 

 

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

 

 

SECTION 1.  That the Director of Development be and is hereby authorized to enter into a Grant Agreement, in an amount up to $750,000.00 with Community for New Direction for property acquisition to be used for mental health and substance use disorder outpatient treatment.

                                          

SECTION 2.  That for the purpose as stated in Section 1, the expenditure of $750,000.00, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby authorized in fund 7739 (Development Taxable Bonds), Project 782027-100000, Dept. 44-01 (Administration), in Object Class 06 (Capital Outlay) per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 3.  That the City Auditor is hereby authorized to transfer the unencumbered balance in a project account to the unallocated balance account within the same fund upon receipt of certification by the Director of the Department administering said project that the project has been completed and the monies are no longer required for said project.

 

SECTION 4.  That the funds necessary to carry out the purpose of this ordinance are hereby deemed appropriated, and the City Auditor shall establish such accounting codes as necessary.

 

SECTION 5.  That the City Auditor is authorized to make any accounting changes to revise the funding source for all contracts or contract modifications associated with this ordinance.

 

SECTION 6.  That for the reasons stated in the preamble hereto, which is hereby made a part hereof, this Ordinance is hereby declared to be an emergency measure and shall take effect and be in force from and after its approval by the Mayor, or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.