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File #: 1032-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/5/2019 In control: Neighborhoods Committee
On agenda: 4/29/2019 Final action: 5/2/2019
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to accept a donation of $10,000.00 in gift cards from the Kroger Company; to authorize the appropriation, expenditure and distribution of $10,000.00 within the Private Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Legislative DAX Strings - Ord No 1032-2019
Explanation
This ordinance will authorize the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to accept a donation of $10,000 in gift cards from the Kroger Company and to authorize the appropriation, expenditure and distribution of gift cards within the Private Grants Fund; and declare an emergency. The gift cards will be used to enhance outreach and engagement efforts for at-risk populations and people experiencing homelessness.


Background:
As a part of the Kroger Company commitment to Zero Hunger/Zero Waste they are donating $10,000 in gift cards to be used by the Department of Neighborhoods for activities and programs aligned with their goals of ending hunger and reducing waste in our community.

Fiscal Impact:
None. The Department of Neighborhoods is receiving $10,000 in gift cards for activities and programs aligned with outreach and engagement efforts for people experiencing homelessness and other at risk populations to help reduce hunger in our community. The total value of the donation is $10,000.

Title
To authorize the Director of the Department of Neighborhoods to accept a donation of $10,000.00 in gift cards from the Kroger Company; to authorize the appropriation, expenditure and distribution of $10,000.00 within the Private Grant Fund; and to declare an emergency.

Body

WHEREAS, the Department of Neighborhoods will receive a donation of $10,000 in gifts cards from the Kroger Company for programming to assist people experiencing homelessness and other at risk populations; and

WHEREAS, the gift cards will be used by the Department of Neighborhoods for activities and programs aligned with their goals of ending hunger and reducing waste in our community; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Neighborhoods in that it is necessary to authorize the acceptance of this donation in order to enable the distribution of the gift cards for the purpose of reducing hunger in our community to commence imm...

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