04-0823R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TREASURER TO ACCEPT ON BEHALF OF THE CITY GIFTS FOR THE WELFARE OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WITHIN THE CITY.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

     WHEREAS, the city and its commission on disabilities (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 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. These gifts will be deposited in the Special Projects Fund 210-030 and will be used only in accordance with the expressed wishes of the donor.

     RESOLVED FURTHER, that an accounting of the amounts and purposes of each gift be communicated in writing by the treasurer to the Duluth City Council on an annual basis.


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.