City of Reno

Staff Report

Staff Report (For Possible Action): Approval of the reallocation of Council Donation Funds to the City Manager Arts, Culture and Special Events budget to offset costs associated with the 37th annual Toy Run event to be held December 3, 2017 in Reno in the amount of $3,500. (General Fund)


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


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Recommendation and Proposed Motion

Recommendation:  Staff recommends Council approval of the reallocation.


Proposed Motion:  I move to approve staff recommendation.

Staff Report Formal Body

Summary: Councilmember Paul McKenzie would like to transfer $3,500 from Council Donation Funds assigned for Fiscal Year (FY) 17/18 to the Arts, Culture and Special Events budget. These funds are to offset costs associated with the 37th annual Toy Run on Sunday, December 3, 2017 in Reno. The Toy Run is a staple holiday parade for the community, which has distributed toys to families in need in Northern Nevada for over three decades. The event also provides food and activities for the community to enjoy at no cost.


Financial Implications:  Funds are available for Council donations in the FY 17/18 budget.


Legal Implications:  Legal review completed for compliance with City procedures and Nevada Law.