Agenda Item # 8

Columbus Consolidated Government

Council Meeting

09/08/2015

Agenda Report # 27


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Curves Donation of Exercise Equipment to Parks and Recreation

INITIATED BY: Parks and Recreation


Recommendation: Approval is requested to accept various exercise equipment being donated to Parks and Recreation department by Curves, located in Cataula, GA,

Background: Susan Durham is closing her Curves facility in Cataula. A representative from Columbus Regional notified the department that Mrs. Durham wants to donate her exercise equipment to an organization that could possibility benefit from its use.

Analysis: Parks and Recreation is requesting to receive the exercise equipment to be distributed amongst the Recreation Centers and Senior Centers.

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

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: None expected.

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

Recommendations/ Actions: Approve the donation of the exercise equipment from Mrs. Susan Durham to be used by all participants who visit our Recreation and Senior Centers.

A RESOLUTION

NO. _____


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ACCEPT THE DONATION OF VARIOUS EXERCISE EQUIPMENT TO USE AT RECREATION AND SENIOR CENTERS FROM CURVES.

WHEREAS, Mrs. Susan Durham would like to donate her Curves exercise equipment to be placed at various Recreation and Senior Centers; and,

WHEREAS, Curves circuit training is for the novice and provides strength-training rather than cardiovascular training; and,

WHEREAS, Curves training can provide aerobics capabilities; and,

WHEREAS, citizens are likely to experience less muscle soreness than when using a machine with weighted plates; and,

WHEREAS, Circuit workout improves both strength and endurance and jump starts a participants metabolism; and,

WHEREAS, Circuit workout is more of a total body exercise because it incorporates resistance training for the upper body and core, as well as the legs.

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

That the City Manager or his designee is hereby authorized to accept the various exercise equipment, donated by Curves, to place in the various Recreation and Seniors Center weight rooms for all participants to use.

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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _____________ 2015, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _____________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Buck voting __________.
Councilor Davis 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