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File #: 17-1933    Version: 1 Name: 12/18/17 Vocal Arts Ensemble of Ann Arbor Charitable Gaming License
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/18/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/18/2017 Final action: 12/18/2017
Enactment date: 12/18/2017 Enactment #: R-17-453
Title: Resolution Recognizing Vocal Arts Ensemble of Ann Arbor as a Civic Nonprofit Organization Operating in Ann Arbor for the Purpose of Obtaining a Charitable Gaming License

Title

Resolution Recognizing Vocal Arts Ensemble of Ann Arbor as a Civic Nonprofit Organization Operating in Ann Arbor for the Purpose of Obtaining a Charitable Gaming License

Memorandum

To obtain a charitable gaming license under Michigan law, a nonprofit organization is required to submit a resolution from its local governing body recognizing it as a community-based organization.

 

Vocal Arts Ensemble of Ann Arbor is a 501(c)3 civic nonprofit organization that performs a highly varied repertoire of choral music, collaborates with other local performing artists and seeks to educate and entertain people of all ages.

 

Passage of the attached resolution will allow the Vocal Arts Ensemble of Ann Arbor to hold a raffle, wine pull and a silent auction at The Ark, located at 316 S. Main Street. Passage of this resolution is required in order to obtain final approval from the Charitable Gaming Division of the Bureau of State Lottery for this event and any future events.

Staff

Prepared by:  Anissa R. Bowden, Council Administrative Coordinator

Reviewed by:  Jacqueline Beaudry, City Clerk

Body

Whereas, P.A. 382 of 1972, as amended, requires that local civic nonprofit organizations be recognized by resolution adopted by the local governmental subdivision in which the organization conducts its principal activities and that a copy of said resolution be filed with any application for a license to conduct a bingo, raffle or charity game(s);

 

Whereas, Vocal Arts Ensemble of Ann Arbor has requested that it be recognized as a nonprofit organization operating in the community for the purpose of obtaining a charitable gaming license; and

 

Whereas, Vocal Arts Ensemble of Ann Arbor is a local civic nonprofit organization as defined by P.A. 382 of 1972, as amended, which should be recognized for its highly varied repertoire of choral music, collaborates with other local performing artists and seeks to educate and entertain people of all ages;

 

RESOLVED, That City Council hereby approve recognition of the Vocal Arts Ensemble of Ann Arbor as a local civic nonprofit organization operating in the Ann Arbor community for the purposes of its charitable gaming license application as required by P.A. 382 of 1972, as amended; and

 

RESOLVED, That the City Clerk be directed to provide a certified copy of this Resolution to Vocal Arts Ensemble of Ann Arbor and to take all necessary administrative actions to provide notice of this Resolution to the Charitable Gaming Division, Michigan Department of Treasury.