04-0769R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TREASURER TO ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY GIFTS FOR THE GENERAL WELFARE OF AMERICAN INDIAN RESIDENTS OF THE CITY.

BY COUNCILOR NESS;

     WHEREAS, the city and its American Indian commission (commission) desire to facilitate the acceptance of gifts to further the duties and objectives of the commission by streamlining the acceptance process so that each gift does not require a separate city council resolution.

     RESOLVED, that the city treasurer is authorized to accept gifts from individuals and organizations given for further the duties and objectives of the commission by streamlining the acceptance process so that each gift does not require a separate city council resolution. These gifts will be deposited in the Special Projects Fund 210-030-2156-4690 and will be used only in accordance with the expressed wishes of the donor.

     RESOLVED FURTHER, that the amount and purpose of each gift be communicated in writing by the treasurer to the Duluth City Council within 14 days after the donation is made.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution allows the city treasurer to accept gifts from individuals and organizations for the purpose of furthering the duties and objectives of the commission by streamlining the acceptance process so that each gift does not require a separate city council resolution. These gifts will be deposited into Special Projects Fund 210-030-2156-4690. The resolution requires the city treasurer to notify the city council in writing within 14 days of receiving any gift. The notification must state the amount and purpose of each gift.