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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH BRIDGE OF COLUMBUS FOR $13,000.00 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING THE INITIATIVES OF GED PROGRAMMING.
WHEREAS, BRIDGE of Columbus has the GED Preparation Program to impact the lives of Muscogee County young adults to increase the pass rate of GED applicants and,
WHEREAS, the Columbus Office of Crime Prevention has authorized funding under the Crime Prevention Program for this project in the amount of $13,000.00 to BRIDGE of Columbus.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
The Mayor is hereby authorized to enter into a one-year contract through the Columbus Office of Crime Prevention with BRIDGE of Columbus for $13,000.00 for funding the GED Preparation Program. Funds are budgeted in the FY16 budget: Other Local Option Sales Tax, Crime Prevention Program.
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TINY B. WASHINGTON TERESA PIKE TOMLINSON
The BRIDGE Program has been in operation since 1993. The program works to help young adults between the ages of 18-24 achieve the goal of successfully passing the GED, life skills training and career counseling.
I, Willie Coleman the duly authorized representative of the above named Grant Recipient, do hereby agree to the following terms that outline the requirements of Columbus, Georgia for organizations/agencies receiving funds from the Columbus Office of Crime Prevention. I have been given the opportunity to ask questions regarding these terms and fully understand my organization’s obligations incurred by accepting this grant. I understand that prior to the disbursements of any funds the following criteria must be met: