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File #: RES PH 19-234    Version: 1 Name: City Council Inauguration Fundraising Contract
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/7/2019
Title: Authorizing the appropriate City designees to enter into a fundraising contract to solicit donations and establish the budget for the purpose of holding City Council Inaugural events.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. RES PH 19-234 Finanial Analysis
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Authorizing the appropriate City designees to enter into a fundraising contract to solicit donations and establish the budget for the purpose of holding City Council Inaugural events.

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WHEREAS, the City wishes to hold a City Council Inauguration Ceremony and reception, open to the public, on Tuesday, January 7, 2020; and

WHEREAS, The City intends to solicit donations from the public for the purpose of the City Council Inaugural Ceremony and related activities; and

WHEREAS, Saint Paul Administrative Code §41.04 and §41.06 permit such solicitation subject to certain requirements; and

WHEREAS, the City has designated an Inauguration Committee; and

WHEREAS, the Inaugural Committee, on behalf of the City Council, wishes to enter into a contract with a fund-raising agency to raise funds for the Council Inaugural Ceremony and related activities; and

WHEREAS, the City wishes to establish the City Council Inauguration Ceremony budget in the amount of $39,885; and

WHEREAS, the City expects $30,000 in new contributions from outside donations and plans to use $9,885 of fund balance from remaining dollars associated with the 2016 City Council Inauguration; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby authorizes the proper city officials to enter into a contract with United Strategies to raise funds for the Council Inaugural Ceremony and related activities in accordance with Saint Paul Administrative Code § 41.06; and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, hereby authorizes United Strategies to solicit funds for the purpose of the Inaugural Ceremony and related activities; and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, that donations for the City Council Inaugural Ceremony and related activities are hereby accepted as gifts to the City, and all donations are directed to be processed according to proper and accepted accounting practices, be made public, and be subject to periodic audit; and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, that said donations be appropriated for the use of the Cit...

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