Agenda Item # 1




Columbus Consolidated Government

Council Meeting

11/26/2013

Agenda Report # 001


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Columbus Parks and Recreation Boxwood Project

INITIATED BY: Columbus Office of Crime Prevention


Recommendation: Approval is requested to enter into a one-year contract with Columbus Parks and Recreation for funding of Crime Prevention initiatives.

Background: Columbus Office of Crime Prevention has agreed to recommend funding of $80,000 to Columbus Parks and Recreation to provide quality programming for juveniles during the summer, after school as well as provide a resource and location for community efforts to enrich the neighborhood.

Analysis: Funds will be used to pay for quality programming for juveniles during the summer, after school as well as provide a resource and location for community efforts to enrich the neighborhood.

Financial Considerations: These funds are appropriated from the Other Local Option Sales Tax, Crime Prevention Program and do not require a match.

Recommendations/ Actions: Approval is requested of a resolution authorizing the Mayor to enter into a one-year contract with Columbus Parks and Recreation to provide funding for quality programming as well as mentoring for juveniles and adults within the Boxwood Recreation Center area.


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A RESOLUTION

NO. _____


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A ONE-YEAR CONTRACT WITH COLUMBUS PARKS AND RECREATION FOR $80,000 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 $80,000.00 to Columbus Parks and Recreation.

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 Columbus Parks and Recreation for $80,000 for funding the Boxwood Project. Funds are budgeted in the FY14 Budget: Other Local Option Sales Tax, Crime Prevention Program.


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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the 26th day of November, 2013 and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of ____________ members of said Council.



Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.

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Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor