Gifts to the City
Acceptance of Gifts less than $15,000
A. Any gifts with a value of $15,000 or less as long as there are no operating cost implications can be received by individual City departments with written notice to the Finance Officer or his/her designee.
B. The Finance Department shall submit a quarterly gift report to the City Council’s Ways and Means Committee for approval. The department may not use the gift until it has been approved by a two-thirds vote of the City Council.
C. The quarterly gift report shall contain the following information on each donation:
1. Name of recipient department
2. Name of entity making gift
3. Description of gift (including value of gift, date received and special designations on gift, if any)
4. Funding strings for revenue and expense appropriation increases
D. For any gifts with a value exceeding $15,000, the recipient department shall submit a request for authorization to accept the gift to the City Council’s Ways & Means Committee directly.
Last updated Oct 21, 2011