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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH COLUMBUS PARKS AND RECREATION FOR $30,000.00 FOR THE PURPOSE OF FUNDING THE INITIATIVES OF COLUMBUS PARKS AND RECREATION.
WHEREAS, Columbus Parks and Recreation has the Boxwood Project to impact the lives of juveniles and the surrounding community and,
WHEREAS, the Columbus Office of Crime Prevention has authorized funding under the Crime Prevention Program for this project in the amount of $30,000.00 to Columbus parks and Recreation.
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 Columbus Parks and Recreation for $30,000.00 for funding the Boxwood Project. Funds are budgeted in the FY16 budget: Other Local Option Sales Tax, Crime Prevention Program.
Columbus Parks and Recreation will be partnering with the Office of Crime Prevention to provide after school mentoring and activities. The purpose of this venture is to establish a presence in the Decatur Court area. The program will give the children and even the families a place to study, recreate and mobilize. Our vision is that this is the first step in ridding the area of the current criminal activity. This is also the pilot program for future programs throughout Columbus.
I, James Worsley 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: