Agenda Report # 73
WHEREAS, funds have been made available from SAMHSA to the Columbus Consolidated Government for a 60 month period beginning May 31, 2019 through May 30, 2024; and,
WHEREAS, funds are being made available to provide support for the operation of the Adult Drug Court expansion project for FY19 – FY24; and,
WHEREAS, funds have been made available from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to expand substance abuse treatment services in Adult Drug Treatment Courts; and,
WHEREAS, the City is not required to make any cash or in kind match.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the City Manager is hereby authorized to submit a grant application to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to fund the Adult Drug Court Expansion Project and if awarded accept $2,000,000.00 to provide funding from May 31, 2019 to May 30, 2024. authorize a sole source contract to New Horizons Behavioral Health and Dr. Andrew Cox and to amend the Multi-Governmental Fund by the amount of the grant award.