Sparks City Council Meeting 8/10/2015 2:00:00 PM

    Monday, August 10, 2015 2:00 PM
    City Council Chambers, Legislative Building, 745 Fourth Street, Sparks, Nevada

Consent Items: 8.4

Title: Consideration, review and acceptance of the receipt of grant and/or donation money which is individually under $5,000.
Petitioner/Presenter: Jeff Cronk, Financial Services Director/Rick Parton, Accountant
Recommendation: That Council approves the acceptance of grants and/or donations received that are individually under $5,000.
Financial Impact: None – this will impact cash flow only.
Business Impact (Per NRS 237):
A Business Impact Statement is not required because this is not a rule.
Agenda Item Brief:

Formal policy established for grants and donations directs that Council approve the acceptance of grant awards less than $5,000 via a staff report which details the receipt of such grants and donations. 


On March 11, 2013 Council approved Resolution No. 3234, which established a policy for the acceptance of grants and donations received and recorded by the Financial Services Department which are under the amount of $5,000 individually.


The following donations were awarded to the City during the period from April 2015 to June 2015:


                Donator:                              Amount:              Purpose of donation

                Saint Mary’s                       $3,750.00              Signage

                NNOA                                $1,000.00              K-9

                Coin Sales                          $10.00                  SWAT

                Grace Martinez                    $4.00                   Partners in Parks & Rec

    Baring Vet Partners              $600.00               Mutt Mitt Sponsorship

    Sophia Tillotson                   $1.00                   Partners in Parks & Rec

    *                                         $750.00                Memorial Plaque                                                          

*Various people donated to the memorial plaque. Each donation was individually less than $5,000. 


Council could approve the grants and donations given to the City as shown above.


Council could direct staff return one or all of the amounts given to the City.

Recommended Motion:

I move to accept the receipt of grant and/or donation money which is individually under $5,000.

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