City of Reno
Nevada

Resolution
8462

Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Council Donation Funds to Education Alliance of Washoe County to support the community partnership that fosters education excellence and student achievement in Washoe County 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 Education Alliance of Washoe County, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. These funds will support the community partnership that fosters education excellence and student achievement in Washoe County.

 

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 EDUCATION ALLIANCE OF WASHOE COUNTY TO SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP THAT FOSTERS EDUCATION EXCELLENCE AND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT IN WASHOE COUNTY 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, Education Alliance of Washoe County, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, fosters education excellence and student achievement in Washoe County through leadership, advocacy, and resource development; and,

 

              NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Reno approves the donation of the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) to Education Alliance of Washoe County; 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