City of Reno
Nevada

Resolution
8467

Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Council Donation Funds to Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful to offset costs associated with their cleanup programs, including neighborhood, river and open space cleanups in the amount of $500. (General Fund)

Information

Department:City Manager - Office of Communications & Community EngagementSponsors:Councilmember Oscar Delgado
Category:Council Donation Funds

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Recommendation and Proposed Motion

Recommendation:  Staff recommends Council adopt Resolution No. ________ and approve the request to allocate a Council Donation to Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful in the total amount of $500.

 

Proposed Motion: I move to adopt Resolution No. ________.

 

Staff Report Formal Body

Summary: Councilmember Oscar Delgado would like to allocate $500 from Council Donation Funds assigned for Fiscal Year (FY) 17/18 to Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to offset costs associated with their cleanup programs, including neighborhood, river and open space cleanups.

 

Financial Implications: Funds are budgeted for Council Donations in the General Fund.

 

Legal Implications: NRS 268.028(1) states that the governing body of a city may make donations to nonprofit organizations created for religious, charitable or educational purposes to be used for a selected purpose. The donated funds must be used to provide a substantial benefit to the inhabitants of the city. Council approval is required before the recommended funds transfer can take place.

 

Ordinance or Resolution

RESOLUTION DONATING COUNCIL DONATION FUNDS TO KEEP TRUCKEE MEADOWS BEAUTIFUL TO OFFSET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THEIR CLEANUP PROGRAMS, INCLUDING NEIGHBORHOOD, RIVER, AND OPEN SPACE CLEANUPS IN THE AMOUNT OF $500 (General Fund).

 

WHEREAS, the City of Reno may donate funds in accordance with NRS 268.028, entitled “Expenditure of public money; grant of public money and donation of certain property to certain nonprofit organizations or governmental entities” when such expenditure provides a substantial benefit to the inhabitants of the City; and,  

WHEREAS, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to keeping the Truckee Meadows region beautiful through beautification, advocacy, cleanups and education; and,

WHEREAS, Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful has been an active member in our community dedicated to maintaining the beauty and cleanliness of our region for over 25 years; and,

WHEREAS, the Neighborhood Cleanup Program, the Adopt-A-Park Program, and the Warrior’s Youth Educations Programs are essential to keeping our community clean year-round; and,

WHEREAS, the Neighborhood Cleanup Program supports partnerships with community organizations, creating stakeholders for long-term care and pride in our region; and,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Reno approves the donation of the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) to Keep Truckee Meadows Beautiful to offset costs associated with their cleanup program, including neighborhood, river and open space cleanups.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that should the above donation or any portion thereof not be used for the purpose as set forth in this Resolution, any unused funds shall be returned to the City of Reno.

 

Upon motion by Councilmember                                , and seconded by Councilmember

                               , the foregoing Resolution was passed and adopted this ________ day of

                               , 2017, by the following vote of the Council:

AYES:

 

NAYS:

 

ABSTAIN:

 

ABSENT:

 

 

APPROVED this           day of                                , 2017.

 

 

______________________________________________________

HILLARY SCHIEVE

MAYOR

 

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

_______________________________________________

ASHLEY D. TURNEY

CITY CLERK