City of Reno
Nevada

Resolution
8483

Staff Report (For Possible Action): Resolution No. ________ Resolution donating Council Donation Funds to the Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company to offset the costs associated with its upcoming change in location and upgrade of its production equipment in the amount of $500. (General Fund)

Information

Department:City Manager - Office of Communications & Community EngagementSponsors:Councilmember Naomi Duerr
Category:Resolution

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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 the Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company in the amount of $500.

 

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

Staff Report Formal Body

Summary: Councilmember Naomi Duerr would like to allocate $500 from Council Donation Funds assigned for Fiscal Year (FY) 17/18 to the Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, to offset the costs associated with its upcoming change in location and upgrade of its production equipment.

 

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 THE GOOD LUCK MACBETH THEATRE COMPANY TO OFFSET THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH ITS UPCOMING CHANGE IN LOCATION AND UPGRADE OF ITS PRODUCTION EQUIPMENT 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, the Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is dedicated to creating and supporting educational and artistic initiatives with the purpose of enriching the lives of our community; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company understands that expanding the access to arts in our community is important and that there is value in creating a space for playwrights, actors, poets, singers, songwriters and artists of all types to exist; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company provides and affordable and accessible space for self- expression and artistic creation; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company has experienced tremendous growth over the last few years and is looking to expand its space and upgrade its equipment in order to create more technologically advanced productions; and,

 

              NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Reno approves the donation of the sum of Five Hundred Dollars ($500) to the Good Luck Macbeth Theatre Company to offset the costs associated with its upcoming change in location and upgrade of its production equipment; 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

                               , 2018, by the following vote of the Council:

AYES:

 

NAYS:

 

ABSTAIN:

 

ABSENT:

 

 

APPROVED this    10     day of   January  , 2018.

 

 

______________________________________________________

HILLARY SCHIEVE

MAYOR

 

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

_______________________________________________

ASHLEY D. TURNEY

CITY CLERK

 

Meeting History

Jan 10, 2018 10:00 AM Video Reno City Council Regular

Resolution No. 8483 was adopted.

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