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File #: 3196-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/9/2022 In control: Small & Minority Business Committee
On agenda: 11/21/2022 Final action: 11/23/2022
Title: To authorize the City Clerk to enter into a contract with Marlon Anthony Events LLC in support of The Build Summit; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure within the Job Growth subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($12,000.00)
Sponsors: Nicholas Bankston, Shannon G. Hardin
Attachments: 1. 3196-2022

Explanation

This ordinance authorizes the City Clerk to enter into a contract with Marlon Anthony Events LLC in support of The Build Summit. The Summit is an event for black men’s empowerment, wellness, financial literacy, civic engagement, and entrepreneurship education.

 

The program is taking place in January 2023. The contract for The Build will support the empowerment of black men in Columbus, with a prioritization of Columbus City Schools Alumni. In addition to discussions and workshops on a wide array of topics, participants will complete a needs assessment and be connected to a success coach and any resources that might support their goals of advancement and empowerment.

 

Emergency action is necessary to ensure timely financial support ahead of the end of the City’s fiscal year and in advance of the Summit event at the beginning of 2023.

 

Fiscal Impact: Funding is available within the Job Growth subfund.

 

Title

To authorize the City Clerk to enter into a contract with Marlon Anthony Events LLC in support of The Build Summit; to authorize an appropriation and expenditure within the Job Growth subfund; and to declare an emergency. ($12,000.00)

 

Body

WHEREAS, Columbus City Council seeks to promote policies and programs that support economic stability and that engage partners to serve the evolving needs of Columbus’ diverse population; and

 

WHEREAS, The Build Summit prioritizes the empowerment of Columbus City Schools Alumni by providing access to education and entrepreneurship workshops as well as performing a needs assessment to network attendees with wraparound supports and resources for economic advancement; and

 

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in that it is immediately necessary to authorize this agreement to ensure the timely support of programming for black men’s empowerment; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

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

 

SECTION 1. That the City Clerk is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with Marlon Anthony Events LLC in support of The Build Summit.

 

SECTION 2.  That the City Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to appropriate $12,000.00 in the Job Growth subfund, fund 1000, subfund 100015, to Columbus City Council per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 3. That per the action authorized in Section 1 of this ordinance, the expenditure of $12,000.00, or so much thereof as necessary, is hereby authorized in the Job Growth subfund, fund 1000, subfund 100015, per the accounting codes in the attachment to this ordinance.

 

SECTION 4. 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 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.