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 description of gift, date received and special designations on gift, if any) Note: Do not include a dollar value on in-kind gifts
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 Sep 5, 2018