City of Reno
Nevada

Resolution
8461

Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Council Donation Funds to StartUpNV to support the Startup Weekend Reno in the amount of $500. (General Fund)

Information

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

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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 StartUpNV, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. These funds will support the Startup Weekend Reno which brings together Reno designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts from all domains to contribute to a more sustainable world.

 

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 STARTUPNV TO SUPPORT THE STARTUP WEEKEND RENO 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, StartUpNV,is  a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and Nevada’s only state-wide business incubator; and,

 

              WHEREAS, StartUpNV is currently working on the Startup Weekend Reno which brings together Reno designers, developers, entrepreneurs, and experts from all domains to contribute to a more sustainable world; and,

 

              NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Reno approves the donation of the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) to StartUpNV for the Startup Weekend Reno; 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