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File #: O-300-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Approved
File created: 5/27/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Title: Authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of $64,000 from the General Fund for the City of Toledo Internship and Pre-Apprenticeship Program; authorizing the expenditure of $6,000 for intern parking for the City of Toledo Internship and Pre-Apprenticeship Program; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: Agenda Review, June 1, 2021, 2. Audio: City Council June 8, 2021
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Councilwoman Dr. Adams

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Authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of $64,000 from the General Fund for the City of Toledo Internship and Pre-Apprenticeship Program; authorizing the expenditure of $6,000 for intern parking for the City of Toledo Internship and Pre-Apprenticeship Program; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
The City of Toledo finds it necessary to offer young Toledoans educational and professional training opportunities through comprehensive internships within a variety of City departments. Not only will this keep youth engaged and off the streets during the summer, it will also create an opportunity for young Toledoans to earn a meaningful income. Furthermore, this program will create a pathway for young Toledoans to become skilled tradesmen and professionals. This creates a more robust workforce from which the City and Toledo as a whole can draw both now and in the future. Likewise, it shows an investment in Toledo's youth that aligns with the priorities related to workforce development stipulated in Ordinance 271-21 and serves as a first step in achieving the broader goals set forth in the comprehensive strategy of the Division of Educational Engagement and Workforce Development. Enacting this program now gives the City a head start in training young Toledoans for a bright future and leaves open the possibility of further developments within the program by the Commissioner of Educational Engagement and Workforce Development.

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NOW, THEREFORE, Be it ordained by the Council of the City of Toledo:

SECTION 1. That the appropriation of $64,000 is authorized from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund to Account Code 1001-17100-1156001STDSTD and the expenditure of same is authorized for payment for the City of Toledo Internship and Pre-Apprenticeship Program.

SECTION 2. That the appropriation of $6,000 is authorized from the unappropriated balance of the General Fund to Account Cod...

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