City of Reno
Nevada

Resolution
8469

Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Council Donation Funds to Northern Nevada HOPES to offset costs associated with their medical care and wellness services 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  Northern Nevada HOPES in the 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 Northern Nevada HOPES, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, who welcomes all patients and offers high-quality medical care and wellness services to the community.

 

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 NORTHERN NEVADA HOPES TO OFFSET COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH THEIR MEDICAL CARE AND WELLNESS SERVICES 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, Northern Nevada HOPES, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, serves as a community health center that welcomes all patients and offers high-quality medical care and wellness services; and,

WHEREAS, Northern Nevada HOPES’ services include primary care, chronic disease management, wellness and nutrition, behavioral health counseling, substance abuse counseling, case managements, and has an onsite pharmacy; and,

WHEREAS, Northern Nevada HOPES is a one-stop shop for all health care needs and also provides assistance in transporting patients to their appointments and delivering medications to their homes; and,

WHEREAS, Northern Nevada HOPES' volunteers provided 5,383 service hours in 2016, supporting over 8,000 in our community; and,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Reno approves the donation of the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) to Northern Nevada HOPES to continue providing health care services in the region; and,

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:

 

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ASHLEY D. TURNEY

CITY CLERK