Agenda Item # 2
Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

May 22, 2018

Agenda Report # 119


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Donation by West Georgia Inspectors Association

INITIATED BY: Inspections & Code


Recommendation: Approval is requested to accept a donation of multiple smoke detectors totaling in the amount of $1000 from the West Georgia Inspectors Association (WGIA) to be used to assist the Fire Department’s efforts of fire prevention for the Citizens of Columbus Georgia.
Background: The West Georgia Inspectors Association has requested to give a donation of several smoke detectors totaling in the amount of $1,000 to the Columbus Fire Department for the citizens of Columbus, Georgia.

Analysis: WGIA has expressed a desire to donate these smoke detectors to the Fire Department to assist with their efforts of fire prevention in the homes of the Citizens of Columbus.

Financial Considerations: This will be at no cost to the City as it is a private donation.

Legal Considerations: Council must approve the acceptance of this donation.

Recommended /Actions: Approval is requested to accept a donation of multiple smoke detectors totaling in the amount of $1000 from the West Georgia Inspectors Association (WGIA) to be used to assist the Fire Department’s efforts of fire prevention for the Citizens of Columbus Georgia.


A RESOLUTION
NO._____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPROVE AND ACCEPT THE DONATION OF SMOKE DETECTORS TO ASSIST THE CITIZENS OF COLUMBUS WITH FIRE PREVENTION.

WHEREAS, the West Georgia Inspectors Association desires to donate multiple smoke detectors for a cost of $1,000 to be used by the Fire Department; and,

WHEREAS, the smoke detectors will be used as fire prevention for the citizens of Columbus; and,

WHEREAS, the West Georgia Inspectors Association will donate these smoke detectors at no cost to the City.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That the City Manager or his designee is hereby authorized to accept the donation of smoke detectors to be used for fire prevention
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _____ day of ________________ 2018, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _______________ members of Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Garrett voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.



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Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor