City of Reno
Nevada

Resolution
8427

Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Council Donation Funds to Eyes for Tomorrow Puppy Raiser to assist them to continue their work focusing on puppy raising groups for Guide Dogs for the Blind in the amount of $500. (General Fund)

Information

Department:City Manager's OfficeSponsors:Mayor Hillary Schieve
Category:Council Donation Funds

Attachments

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Recommendation and Proposed Motion

Recommendation:  Staff recommends Council adopt Resolution No. ________.

 

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

Staff Report Formal Body

Summary: Mayor Hillary Schieve would like to allocate $500 from Council Donation Funds assigned for Fiscal Year (FY) 17/18 to Eyes for Tomorrow Puppy Raiser, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to assist them to continue their work focusing on puppy raising groups for Guide Dogs for the Blind. 

 

Financial Implications:  Funds are budgeted for Council Donations.

 

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 Eyes for Tomorrow Puppy Raiser to assist them to continue their work focusing on puppy raising groups for Guide Dogs for the Blind 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, Eyes for Tomorrow Puppy Raiser, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, seeks to continue their work focusing on puppy raising group for Guide Dogs for the Blind; and,

 

              NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Reno approves the donation of the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) to Eyes for Tomorrow Puppy Raiser to support them to continue their work focusing on puppy raising group for Guide Dogs for the Blind; 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:

 

_______________________________________________

ASHLEY D. TURNEY

CITY CLERK

Meeting History

Sep 13, 2017 12:00 PM Video Reno City Council Regular

Resolution No. 8427 was adopted.

RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Hillary Schieve, Mayor
SECONDER:Neoma Jardon, Councilmember
AYES:Hillary Schieve, Jenny Brekhus, Naomi Duerr, Oscar Delgado, Paul McKenzie, Neoma Jardon, David Bobzien