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File #: 3108-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/2/2022 In control: Environment Committee
On agenda: 11/21/2022 Final action: 11/23/2022
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Finance and Management to modify a non-profit service contract with Impact Community Action for continuation of the Clean Clothes Initiative; and to authorize the expenditure of $400,000.00 from the Sustainable Columbus Fund. ($400,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 3108-2022 Legislation Template
Explanation

Background: This ordinance authorizes the Finance and Management Director to modify a non-profit service contract with Impact Community Action for continuation of the Clean Clothes Initiative. This program provides energy-efficient appliances (Washer/Electric Dryer units) to low/moderate income residents who are at are below 200% of the federal poverty guideline in Franklin County to help reduce the energy burden in their home. The Clean Clothes Initiative will target current IMPACT customers who already have a high energy burden. Program demand from residents has exceeded the previously allocated funding and additional funds are need to further support equitable residential energy efficiency in our opportunity neighborhoods.

The original contract was entered into pursuant to Ordinance 1104-2022, passed by City Council on May 5, 2022. Additional funding is needed to support this program.

Impact Community Action, FID 205536173, CC#CC001447, expires 11/17/2023

Fiscal Impact: This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of $400,000.00 from the Sustainable Columbus Fund with Impact Community Action for continuation of the Clean Clothes Initiative.

Title

To authorize the Director of the Department of Finance and Management to modify a non-profit service contract with Impact Community Action for continuation of the Clean Clothes Initiative; and to authorize the expenditure of $400,000.00 from the Sustainable Columbus Fund. ($400,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, Ordinance 1104-2022 authorized the Department of Finance and Management to enter into contract with Impact Community Action for the Empowered! Program, Weatherization Assistance Program, and the Clean Clothes Initiative; and

WHEREAS, the Clean Clothes Initiative provides energy-efficient appliances (Washer/Electric Dryer units) to low/moderate income residents who are at are below 200% of the federal poverty guideline in Franklin County to help reduce the energy burden in their home; and

WHEREAS, pr...

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