City of Reno
Nevada

Resolution
8455

Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. _______ Resolution donating Reno Youth City Council Donation Funds to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada to support programs and services for community youth in the amount of $2,500. (General Fund)

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Category:Resolution

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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: Reno Youth City Council (RYCC) at its board meeting voted to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada, a local nonprofit organization.  During their meeting on March 15, 2017 the board approved donating $2,500 to this organization.  

 

Discussion:  The RYCC continues to focus its efforts on identifying needs of youth and the betterment of our community and works with organizations that they feel are working to address these needs.  The RYCC would like to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, by contributing $2,500 to support their programs and services.   

 

Financial Implications:  In Fiscal Year (FY) 17/18 the Reno City Council appropriated $25,000 to the Reno Youth City Council for the group to support projects and activities to benefit community youth.  The total of the activities listed above is $2,500, which will be expensed against the budgeted appropriation. 

 

Legal Implications:  NRS 268.028 (1) states the governing body or its authorized representative may make grants by resolution to nonprofit organizations created for religious, charitable or educational purposes, to be used for any purpose which will provide a substantial benefit to the inhabitants of the city.

Ordinance or Resolution

RESOLUTION DONATING RENO YOUTH CITY COUNCIL DONATION FUNDS TO BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS OF NORTHERN NEVADA TO SUPPORT PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR COMMUNITY YOUTH IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,500 (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, the Reno Youth City Council on March 15, 2017 unanimously voted to recommend a donation of $2,500 to the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation to support the programs and services in the community

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT:  the Reno City Council approves the donation of Two Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($2,500) to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern Nevada.

 

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.

 

 

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HILLARY SCHIEVE

MAYOR

 

ATTEST:

 

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ASHLEY D. TURNEY

CITY CLERK