Agenda Item # 5
Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting
July 11, 2017

Agenda Report # 5


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Donation for Flat Rock Park

INITIATED BY: Parks and Recreation Department


Recommendation: Approval is requested to accept a donation of $2500.00 from Columbus Disc Golf Club for the purchase of disc golf baskets and sleeves for Flat Rock Park.

Background: Columbus Disc Golf Club has requested to make a donation to the Parks and Recreation Department of the sum of up $2500. This money must be used to help purchase 18 Prodigy Disc Golf Baskets and 3 sleeves for each basket.

Analysis: Columbus Disc Golf Club has expressed a desire to donate $2500 to Parks and Recreation to help purchase items needed for the Disc Golf Course at Flat Rock Park.

Financial Considerations: The Parks and Recreation Department will split this cost with the Columbus Disc Golf Club and will also pay approximately $2500 towards these items needed.

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: None expected.

Legal: Council must approve the acceptance of this donation.

Recommendation: Approve the donation of up to $2500 from Columbus Disc Golf Club for the purchase of 18 Disc Golf Baskets and 3 sleeves for each basket.



A RESOLUTION
No.______

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPROVE AND ACCEPT THE DONATION OF $2500 FROM COLUMBUS DISC GOLF CLUB TO HELP WITH THE COST OF 18 PRODIGY DISC BASKETS AND THREE SLEEVES FOR EACH BASKET FOR USE AT FLAT ROCK PARK DISC GOLF COURSE.

WHEREAS, Columbus Disc Golf Club has a very active membership of nearly 100 players and the sport is growing at a fast rate; and,

WHEREAS, there are at least two Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) events at Flat Rock each year and there is a desire to bring more events to this course; and,

WHEREAS, the Columbus Disc Golf Club has expressed a desire to partner with Columbus Parks and Recreation to provide 18 new Prodigy Disc Golf Baskets and three sleeves for each baskets; and,

WHEREAS, Columbus Disc Golf Club will donate $2500 to pay for half of the cost of putting these amenities in Flat Rock Park; and,

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 a sum up to $2500 for half of the purchase Disc Golf Baskets and sleeves for Flat Rock Park.
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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