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File #: 1595-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/26/2022 In control: Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 6/6/2022 Final action: 6/9/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Safety to modify a contract with the Columbus Urban League to increase the amount allocated for the contract authorized by Ordinance 0250-2022 to provide violence intervention services; to authorize the transfer of $100,000.00 within the General Fund, from the Department of Finance to the Department of Public Safety; to authorize the expenditure of $100,000.00 from the General Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($100,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Legislation Template- Contract Mod CUL
Explanation

This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Safety to modify the contract with the Columbus Urban League (CUL) in order to provide a cost of living increase to their employees engaged in violence interruption and crisis response activities that include responding to specific violent confrontations, working to mediate and diffuse conflict tensions, and actively promoting peacebuilding among our youth.

Ordinance 0250-2022 authorized the Director of Public Safety to enter into a professional services contract with the Columbus Urban League to engage their violence interruption and case management professionals in the work of the Group Violence intervention initiative. This additional $100,000 will increase the base pay received by these individuals for performing their vital, continuous, and potentially dangerous work.

The original contract amount: $329,500.00 (PO324722, Ord. 0250-2022)
The total of Modification No. 1: $100,000 (This Ordinance)
The contract amount including all modifications: $429,500.00

Principal Parties:
Columbus Urban League
788 Mt. Vernon Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43203
(614) 257-6300
Contractor Federal ID #: 31-4379453

FISCAL IMPACT
This Ordinance authorizes the transfer of $100,000.00 within the General Fund from the Department of Finance to the Department of Public Safety in order to provide a cost of living increase to Columbus Urban League employees engaged in violence interruption and crisis response activities.

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to ensure the individuals performing complicated, potentially dangerous violence intervention work are appropriately compensated as quickly as possible.

Title

To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Safety to modify a contract with the Columbus Urban League to increase the amount allocated for the contract authorized by Ordinance 0250-2022 to provide violence intervention services; to authorize the transfer of $100,000.00 within the General ...

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