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File #: 19-0287    Version: 1 Name: 3/4/19 The Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan Charitable Gaming Request
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/4/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/4/2019 Final action: 3/4/2019
Enactment date: 3/4/2019 Enactment #: R-19-079
Title: Resolution Recognizing The Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan as a Civic Nonprofit Organization Operating in Ann Arbor for the Purpose of Obtaining a Charitable Gaming License
Title
Resolution Recognizing The Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan 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.

The Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan is a 501(c)3 civic nonprofit organization that is dedicated to the economic and emotional self-determination of women and families.

Passage of the attached resolution will allow The Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan to hold a raffle at Kensington Hotel, located at 3500 S. State Street in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 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, The Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan 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, The Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan is a local civic nonprofit organization as defined by P.A. 382 of 1972, as amended, which should be recognized for its dedication to the economic and emotional self-determination of women and families;

RESOLVED, That City Council hereby approve recognition of The Women's Center of Southeastern Michigan as a local civic ...

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