Agenda Report # 007
WHEREAS, Chattahoochee Valley Jail Ministry, Inc., has a GED Preparation Program that impacts the lives of Muscogee County inmates to reduce the rate of recidivism and substance abuse; and,
WHEREAS, the Columbus Office of Crime Prevention has authorized funding under the Crime Prevention Program for this project in the amount of $41,500.00 to the Chattahoochee Valley Jail Ministry, Inc.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
That the Mayor is hereby authorized to enter into a one-year contract through the Columbus Office of Crime Prevention with Chattahoochee Valley Jail Ministry, Inc., for $41,500.00 for funding the GED Preparation Program. Funds are budgeted in the FY14 Budget: Other Local Option Sales Tax, Crime Prevention Program.
Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor