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File #: 3252-2022    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/15/2022 In control: Small & Minority Business Committee
On agenda: 12/5/2022 Final action: 12/7/2022
Title: To authorize an appropriation and expenditure of up to $1,000.00 from the Job Growth subfund for the purchase of food and/or beverage items for the Small Business Roundup reception on January 17, 2023December 1, 2022, and to declare an emergency ($1,000.00).
Attachments: 1. 3252-2022
Explanation
Columbus City Council has a need to purchase food and/or beverage items for the Small Business Roundup reception on January 17, 2023December 1, 2022. This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of up to $1,000.00 from the Job Growth subfund for the purchase of food and/or beverage items, which serve the public purpose of improving lives by encouraging attendance at public events. Specifically in this case, hosting a reception promotes engaging Columbus' small business owners and entrepreneurs to increase awareness of City resources available to them and to look towards what support the small business community needs in 2023. Light snacks and beverages for the reception will be provided with a spending cap of $25 per participant. Any purchase of alcohol is strictly prohibited.

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

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

Title
To authorize an appropriation and expenditure of up to $1,000.00 from the Job Growth subfund for the purchase of food and/or beverage items for the Small Business Roundup reception on January 17, 2023December 1, 2022, and to declare an emergency ($1,000.00).

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WHEREAS, Columbus City Council has a need to purchase food and/or beverage items for the 2022 Small Business Roundup reception on January 17, 2023December 1, 2022; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of Columbus City Council in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the expenditure of funds for the purchase of food and/or beverage items for the specified public purposes in order to immediately facilitate any necessary purchase of these items so that they are available before the reception; NOW, THEREFORE,

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

SECTION 1. That the Auditor is hereby authorized and directed to a...

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