Agenda Item # 6

Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

02/28/17

Agenda Report # 98





TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Donation for Alexander Park

INITIATED BY: Parks and Recreation Department


Recommendation: Approval is requested to accept the donation a synthetic turf cricket pitch in Alexander Park at an estimated value of $10,000.

Background: The Cricket Community of Columbus has asked to donate a synthetic turf pitch on a concrete surface with dimensions of 66 feet length and 10 feet width at Alexander Park located off Veterans Parkway. The building of this will allow to host and participate in professional and recreational leagues.

Analysis: The estimated cost for this project is in the range of $8,000 to $10,000. The Columbus Cricket Community has raised all funding necessary for this project.

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

Legal: Council must approve the acceptance of this donation.

Recommendation: Approval is requested to accept the donation a synthetic turf cricket pitch in Alexander Park at an estimated value of $10,000.




A RESOLUTION
NO. ____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPROVE AND ACCEPT THE DONATION OF A SYNTHETIC TURF CRICKET PITCH IN ALEXANDER PARK AT AN ESTIMATED VALUE OF $10,000.00.

WHEREAS, the Cricket Community of Columbus is requesting to donate a synthetic turf pitch at Alexander Park; and,

WHEREAS, the completion of this build will allow Columbus and the community to host and participate in professional and recreational leagues; and,

WHEREAS, the Cricket Community of Columbus will donate this and there will be 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 a synthetic turf cricket pitch in Alexander Park at an estimated value of $10,000.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the __________ day of ____________________, 2017, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _______ members of said Council.



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



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