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File #: 19-1333    Version: 1 Name: Girls Group Charitable Gaming Resolution
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/5/2019 Final action: 8/5/2019
Enactment date: 8/5/2019 Enactment #: R-19-359
Title: Resolution Recognizing Girls Group as a Civic Nonprofit Organization Operating in Ann Arbor for the Purpose of Obtaining a Charitable Gaming License

Title

Resolution Recognizing Girls Group 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.

 

Girls Group is a 501(c)3 civic nonprofit agency that empowers young women in middle school and high school to achieve emotional and economic self-sufficiency by graduating high school and creating meaningful college and career pathways .

 

Passage of the attached resolution will allow Girls Group to hold raffle at Ann Arbor Marriot Ypsilanti, located at 1275 S. Huron St., Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197. 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

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, Girls Group 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, Girls Group is a local civic nonprofit organization as defined by P.A. 382 of 1972, as amended, which should be recognized for its ability to empower young women in middle school and high school to achieve emotional and economic self-sufficiency by graduating high school and creating meaningful college and career pathways ;

 

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