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File #: 2365-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/23/2022 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 9/19/2022 Final action: 9/21/2022
Title: This ordinance authorizes expenditures of up to $15,000.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund for the purchase of food and/or beverage items, and to declare an emergency ($15,000.00).
Attachments: 1. ORD 2365-2022 DAX Info (Authorization for food & beverage items)
Explanation

Background: Columbus Public Health has a need to purchase food and/or beverage items for clinical clients and various community events throughout the year. This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of up to $15,000.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund for the purchase of food and/or beverage items, which serve the public purpose of protecting health and improving lives, for the following occasions:

Community Vigil held annually for families of homicide victims - light dinner is provided, spending cap of $20 per participant;
Crackers, juice, water to have available for client consumption in clinical services and Strategic Nursing Team;
Light snacks and/or box lunches for Community Resiliency Organizer trainings and neighborhood block by block events to build resiliency - intended to encourage participation, spending cap of $20 per participant;
Addiction Services youth prevention services - youth after school programming are provided snacks;
Community Focus groups - meals to encourage participation, spending cap of $20 per participant.
Employee emergency response food/water during Public Health Emergencies and during extreme heat/cold, spending cap of $20 per employee
Anti-violence Community Education sessions - intended to encourage participation - spending cap of $20 per participant;
Any purchase of alcohol is strictly prohibited.

Fiscal Impact: Funding for these items in the amount of $15,000.00 is budgeted and available within the Health Department Grants Fund, Fund Number 2251, under the State Health Subsidy Grant, Project Number G508001. This program does not generate revenue or require a City match.

Emergency Action: Emergency designation is requested in order to immediately facilitate any necessary purchase of these items in the usual daily operation of the Columbus Public Health Department.

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This ordinance authorizes expenditures of up to $15,000.00 from the Health Department Grants Fund for the purchase of food and/or be...

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