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File #: 18-1139    Version: 1 Name: Charitable Gaming License for Theatre Guild Booster Club
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/16/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/16/2018 Final action: 7/16/2018
Enactment date: 7/16/2018 Enactment #: R-18-280
Title: Resolution Recognizing Theatre Guild Booster Club as a Civic Nonprofit Organization Operating in Ann Arbor for the Purpose of Obtaining a Charitable Gaming License
Title
Resolution Recognizing Theatre Guild Booster Club 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.

Theatre Guild Booster Club is a 501(c)3 civic nonprofit organization that develops, support and promotes extra-curricular theatre programs at Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Passage of the attached resolution will allow the Theatre Guild Booster Club to hold a Texas Hold Em Poker Event. 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
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
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, Theatre Guild Booster Club 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, Theatre Guild Booster Club is a local civic nonprofit organization as defined by P.A. 382 of 1972, as amended, which should be recognized for its ability to develop, support and promote extra-curricular theatre programs at Pioneer High School in Ann Arbor;

RESOLVED, That City Council hereby approve recognition of the Theatre Guild Booster Club as a local civic nonprofit organization operating in the Ann A...

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