City of Reno
Nevada

Resolution
8458

Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Council Donation Funds to No Opportunity Wasted to support their mission to inspire youth to achieve the highest standards of intellectual and personal development through a comprehensive college preparatory program in the amount of $1,500.(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 No Opportunity Wasted in the amount of $1,500.

 

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

 

Staff Report Formal Body

Summary: Councilmember Oscar Delgado would like to allocate $1,500 from Council Donation Funds assigned for Fiscal Year (FY) 17/18 to No Opportunity Wasted to support their mission to inspire youth to achieve the highest standards of intellectual and personal development through a stimulating and comprehensive college preparatory program. This donation will assist with preparation of youth in our 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 NO OPPORTUNITY WASTED TO SUPPORT THEIR MISSION TO INSPIRE YOUTH TO ACHIEVE THE HIGHEST STANDARDS OF INTELLECTUAL AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH A COMPREHENSIVE COLLEGE PREPARATORY PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,500 (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, No Opportunity Wasted (NOW), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, works to encourage, support and facilitate the pursuit of higher education and career readiness among high school students in our community; and,

 

             WHEREAS, NOW understands the rigor of the increasingly competitive college application process and that students often need assistance in applying as well as determining college or career choices; and,

 

WHEREAS, NOW strives to provide support while increasing retention and progress toward graduation by helping students prepare for critical admission tests, such as SAT and ACT tests, and essay writing; and,

 

WHEREAS, NOW offers a free college preparatory program offering college tours with the goal of exposing and providing students with an enhanced awareness of the college application process, academic programs, college entrance requirements, financial resources, and leadership and personal development information; and,

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                     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Reno approves the donation of the sum of One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars ($1,500) to No Opportunity Wasted to support their mission to inspire youth to achieve the highest standards of intellectual and personal development through a stimulating and comprehensive college preparatory program; 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.

 

 

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HILLARY SCHIEVE

MAYOR

 

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

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ASHLEY D. TURNEY

CITY CLERK

 

Meeting History

Nov 8, 2017 12:00 PM Video Reno City Council Regular

Resolution No. 8458 was adopted.

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