Agenda Item# 9

Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

9/13/2016

Agenda Report # 41

TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Donation for Woodruff Farm Soccer Complex

INITIATED BY: Parks and Recreation Department


Recommendation: Approval is requested to accept a donation of up to $15,000 from Columbus Youth Soccer Club for the purchase of two lawn mowers for use exclusively at Woodruff Farm Soccer Complex.

Background: Columbus Youth Soccer Club (CYSC) has requested to make a donation to the Parks and Recreation Department of the sum of up to $15,000. This money must be used to purchase two lawn mowers for exclusive use at Woodruff Farm Soccer Complex.

Analysis: CYSC has expressed a desire to donate the vehicle to Parks and Recreation to help in the maintenance and upkeep of Woodruff Farm Soccer Complex.

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 of up to $15,000 from CYSC for the purchase of two lawn mowers for exclusive use at Woodruff Farm Soccer Complex.


A RESOLUTION
NO. _____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPROVE AND ACCEPT THE DONATION OF UP TO $15,000 FROM COLUMBUS YOUTH SOCCER CLUB FOR THE PURCHASE OF TWO LAWN MOWERS FOR EXCLUSIVE USE AT WOODRUFF FARM SOCCER COMPLEX.

WHEREAS, Columbus Youth Soccer Club desires to donate a sum up to $15,000 for two lawn mowers to be purchased for exclusive use at Woodruff Farm Soccer Complex; and

WHEREAS, the lawnmowers will be used for the maintenance and upkeep of Woodruff Farm Soccer Complex; and

WHEREAS, Columbus Youth Soccer Club will donate this money and will be of 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 a sum up to $15,000 for the purchase of two lawn mowers for exclusive use at Woodruff Farm Soccer Complex.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the __________ day of __________, 2016, 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