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Record #: O2021-3233   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 7/21/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Budget and Government Operations
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Chapters 2-32 and 2-51 by adding new Section 2-32-165 and modifying Section 2-51-050 to establish and maintain Grant Operations Openness Database
Sponsors: Thompson, Patrick D.
Topic: CITY COUNCIL - Miscellaneous, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 32 Dept. of Finance, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 2 - City Government & Administration - Ch. 51 Department of Assets, Information, and Services
Attachments: 1. O2021-3233.pdf
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ORDINANCE
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(a) Titte. This section shall be Know"
0fdinanCa ,of this section, the following defmitions shall apply: ;
(b) Defln/t/ons. For purposes of this sect-o, g city to a recipient to
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a description of the neighborhoods or geographical area that the grant is expected to
„¦¦„ benefit; ¦ /
a copy of the recipient's application for such grant, if applicable;
' • (10) a copy of the full grant agreement; ;¦
(11) for the members of the board of therecipient and the board of any organization
receiving a portion of the grant funds', the demographic information and city of residence
of each individual; and , - ¦
, (12) for employees and contractors of the recipient and any organization receiving a portion of the grant funds, the demographic information and city of residence broken down by number and percentage of employees and contractors.
^ [6) Cooperation by City Departments. Goncurrently with the request for an initial disbursement of any grant; the applicable City Department shall submit,to the Comptroller the information required under this section for each grant administered by such Department. -The Comptroller shall, post such information on the database established under this. section as soon as practicable, but no later than the date of initial disbursement of the applicable grant.
Failure to Timely Post Information. Nothing in this section:shall be construed to create a.
private right of action to enforce its provisions. Inadvertent failure to comply, with this section shall
not result in the invalidation of any grant. : »
Ordinances Appropriating Grant Funds. In connection with each appropriation amendment related to or in connection with a grant, the Budget Director shall submit to the Committee on the Budget and Government Operations the following information: (1) the intended outcomes'of the .graht;^) how the recipient will achieve its inteiided outcomes; (3) how the grant funds will support the intended outcomes of: the grant; (4) how the recipient will equitably support communities, populations, or individuals in the City with the grant funds; (5) whether other funds are available to the recipient for the same purpose; and (6) any other information requested by the Chair of the Committee. This information shall:include objective metrics where possible.
Reporting oh Grant Outcomes. In coordination with theiComptroller, each department shall deliver ;an annual report, for each grant if administers; on or before June 1 of each year to all members of City Council that includes: (!) the intended outcomes of the grant; (2) how the grant has allowed the recipient to1 support the Intended, outcomes of the grant; (3) how the recipient "equitably supports communities, populations;;or individuals in the City with the grant funds; (4) whether other funds were available lo the recipient for the same purpose; and (5) any other information reasonably requested by the members of the City Council. The Information'in this reportshall includei objective metrics where possible.

SETION 2. Section 2-51-050 of the City Code is hereby amended by inserting the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through as follows:
2-51-050 Commissioner of Assets, Information, and Services - Powers and duties -
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(a) Duties and responsibilities The Commissioner of Assets, Information, and Services shall have the following duties and responsibilities;
(Omitted text is unaffected by this ordinance) •
(53) To enter into agreements to make City applications available for download on digital application distribution. platformsThe'Commissibner may enter into such agreements,.which may include terms as are useful, customary and appropriate for such agreements in the industry, including but hot limited to indemnification of such platforms. Notwithstanding any provisions of .this Code to the contrary, any contracts entered into pursuant to the subsection shall be solely on such terms and conditions as are acceptable to the Commissioner. Such agreements shall ,be subject to approval of the Corporation Counsel as to form and legality;.aftd
t (54); To maintain, in consultation with1 the Comptroller, the Grant Operations Openness Database in accordance with Section 2-32-165 of this Code; and :
. (55) To do any and all Other acts which may be necessary for the implementation of other . powers conferredori the Commissioner and Department under this Code. '¦

¦ SECTION 3, Each City Department shall immediately update their grant agreements to , comply with the provisions of this ordinance. V

. ¦;; SECTION 4. Within 30 days of the effective date of this section, each City Department shall provide all information required-under .this ordinance for each grant disbursed on or after January 1, 2021. The Comptroller shall post all such information to the Grant Operations -Openness Database no later than 60'days after the passage and publication of this section.

SECTION 5. Sections 1 and 2 of this ordinance shall take effect 60 days after its passage and publication. Sections 3 and 4 of this ordinance.shalhtake effect upon passage and approval.