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File #: 19-0871    Version: 1 Name: 5/6/19 The Word of Life DBA: University Christian Outreach Michigan Charitable Gaming Request
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/6/2019 In control: City Clerk
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action: 5/6/2019
Enactment date: 5/6/2019 Enactment #: R-19-199
Title: Resolution Recognizing The Word of Life DBA: University Christian Outreach as a Civic Nonprofit Organization Operating in Ann Arbor for the Purpose of Obtaining a Charitable Gaming License

Title

Resolution Recognizing The Word of Life DBA: University Christian Outreach 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 Word of Life DBA: University Christian Outreach is a 501(c)3 civic nonprofit organization that is dedicated to changing campus communities to change the world, working with students at the University of Michigan, Eastern Michigan, and Washtenaw Community College.

 

Passage of the attached resolution will allow The Word of Life DBA: University Christian Outreach to hold a raffle located at the Washtenaw Golf Club in Ypsilanti, 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:  Matthew Morrow, Administrative Assistant Level 3

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 Word of Life DBA: University Christian Outreach  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 Word of Life DBA: University Christian Outreach is a local civic nonprofit organization as defined by P.A. 382 of 1972, as amended, which should be recognized for its dedication to changing campus communities to change the world;

 

RESOLVED, That City Council hereby approve recognition of The Word of Life DBA: University Christian Outreach 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 The Word of Life DBA: University Christian Outreach and to take all necessary administrative actions to provide notice of this Resolution to the Charitable Gaming Division, Michigan Department of Treasury.