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File #: 1373-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/6/2022 In control: Veterans & Senior Affairs Committee
On agenda: 6/13/2022 Final action: 6/16/2022
Title: To authorize an appropriation in the amount of $3,840,370.00 to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund for the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging in connection with the Ohio Home Care Waiver Program; and to declare an emergency. ($3,840,370.00)
Attachments: 1. 1373-2022, 2. OHCW Revenue Estimates

Explanation

BACKGROUND:

The Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging was awarded a contract from Caresource for the Ohio Home Care Waiver Program (OHCW). The current contract runs through 6/30/2022.

 

The OHCW programs is designed to meet the needs of financially eligible consumers who require an intermediate or skilled level of care and who are age 59 or younger. Without the services available through the waiver benefit, these consumers are at risk for hospital or nursing home placement. Consumers approved for the OHCW benefit may receive care and services at home.

 

EMERGENCY DESIGNATION:

Emergency action is requested so that the program can continue for the period of July 1, 2022-June 30, 2023 with contract terms.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

This ordinance will appropriate $3,840,370.00 upon receipt of executed agreement to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund.  This appropriation will enable the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging to continue administering said program through June 30, 2023.

 

 

Title

 To authorize an appropriation in the amount of $3,840,370.00 to the Recreation and Parks Grant Fund for the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging in connection with the Ohio Home Care Waiver Program; and to declare an emergency. ($3,840,370.00)

 

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging has a need to appropriate 3,840,370.00 in funds received from Caresource to continue the Ohio Home Care Waiver Program; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Recreation and Parks Department in that it is immediately necessary to appropriate said funds so there is no interruption of services to consumers thereby preserving the public health, peace, property, safety and welfare; NOW, THEREFORE

 

 

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

 

SECTION 1.    That from the unappropriated monies in the Recreation and Grant Fund and from all monies estimated to come into said fund from any and all sources and unappropriated for any other purpose during the period ending June 30, 2023, the sum of $3,840,370.00 upon receipt of executed agreement, is appropriated to the Recreation and Parks Department, Department No. 51, Fund No. 2286, per accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

 

SECTION 2.  That the monies in the foregoing Section 1 shall be paid upon the order of the Director of Recreation and Parks; and that no order shall be drawn or money paid except by voucher, the form of which shall be approved by the City Auditor.

 

 

SECTION 3.     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 legislation.

 

SECTION 4. At the end of the grant period, any repayment of unencumbered balances required by the grantor is hereby authorized and any unused City match monies may be transferred back to the City fund from which they originated in accordance with all applicable grant agreements.

 

SECTION 5.     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 passage and approval by the Mayor, or ten days after passage if the Mayor neither approves nor vetoes the same.