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File #: 18-2072    Version: 1 Name: Stone School Cooperative Nursery Inc. Charitable Gaming License Request
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/17/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/17/2018 Final action: 12/17/2018
Enactment date: 12/17/2018 Enactment #: R-18-496
Title: Resolution Recognizing Stone School Cooperative Nursery Inc. as a Civic Nonprofit Organization Operating in Ann Arbor for the Purpose of Obtaining a Charitable Gaming License
Sponsors: Julie Grand, Zachary Ackerman

Title

Resolution Recognizing Stone School Cooperative Nursery Inc. 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.

 

Stone School Cooperative Nursery Inc. is a 501(c)3 civic nonprofit organization offering play-based learning to children 3-6 years of age, primarily focusing on kindergarten readiness by providing a family accessible learning community.

 

Passage of the attached resolution will allow the Stone School Cooperative Nursery Inc. to hold a future poker tournament. 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, Stone School Cooperative Nursery Inc. 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, Stone School Cooperative Nursery Inc. is a local civic nonprofit organization as defined by P.A. 382 of 1972, as amended, which should be recognized for offering play-based learning to children 3-6 years of age, primarily focusing on kindergarten readiness by providing a family accessible learning community;

 

RESOLVED, That City Council hereby approve recognition of the Stone School Cooperative Nursery Inc. 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 Stone School Cooperative Nursery Inc. and to take all necessary administrative actions to provide notice of this Resolution to the Charitable Gaming Division, Michigan Department of Treasury.

 

Sponsored by: Councilmembers Ackerman and Grand