Agenda Item # 6

Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

March 27, 2018

Agenda Report # 96

TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: E911 Dispatch Donation

INITIATED BY: Finance Department


Recommendation: Approval is requested to accept a cash donation on behalf of Columbus 911 Dispatch from deceased citizen Melinda Mewbourne for 911 operations.

Background: Per Synovus Securities, Ms. Mewbourne has passed away and she listed Columbus 911 Dispatch as one of the beneficiaries on her Individual Retirement Account. Synovus Securities is seeking to disburse the gift to the City which is currently in the form of cash and securities.

Analysis: Finance department will facilitate depositing a cash donation that will be used specifically for 911 operations.

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

Recommendation: Approval is requested to accept a cash donation on behalf of Columbus 911 Dispatch from deceased citizen Melinda Mewbourne for 911 operations.


A RESOLUTION
No. ______

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPROVE AND ACCEPT A CASH DONATION FROM DECEASED CITIZEN MELINDA MEWBOURNE ON BEHALF OF COLUMBUS 911 DISPATCH FOR 911 OPERATIONS.

WHEREAS, Ms. Mewbourne has listed Columbus 911 Dispatch as one of the beneficiaries on her Individual Retirement Account; and,

WHEREAS, Synovus Securities is seeking to disburse the gift to the City; and,

WHEREAS, Finance department will facilitate depositing a cash donation that will be used specifically for 911 operations.

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

That the City Manager or his designee is hereby authorized to accept a cash donation from Ms. Melinda Mewbourne on behalf of Columbus 911 Dispatch for 911 operations.
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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 said 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