BY PRESIDENT STAUBER:
BE IT RESOLVED, that revenue realized by the city from the sale of the Ten Commandments artifact that formerly resided on city property shall be deposited in the “600 for Kids” fund (Special Project Fund 0210, Organization 2111) and used to enhance current activities financed by that fund, which is in the parks and recreation department, or continue them for a longer period of time.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The Eagles donated the Ten Commandments monument as part of its Eagles youth committee program to help at risk youth overcome negative influences and become better citizens. The “600 for Kids” fund has a similar goal. It plays a role in keeping youth off the streets and in an atmosphere where they can learn to be better citizens. It is appropriate that the proceeds from the sale of the monument go to this program in the city’s parks and recreation department.