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:

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