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File #: 19-1744    Version: 1 Name: 10/7/19 Resolution Recognizing Out Loud Chorus as a Civic Nonprofit Organization
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/7/2019 In control: City Clerk
On agenda: 10/7/2019 Final action: 10/7/2019
Enactment date: 10/7/2019 Enactment #: R-19-439
Title: Resolution Recognizing Out Loud Chorus as a Civic Nonprofit Organization Operating in Ann Arbor for the Purpose of Obtaining a Charitable Gaming License
Title
Resolution Recognizing Out Loud Chorus 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.

Out Loud Chorus is a 501(c)3 civic nonprofit agency that is a mixed chorus for the LGBT community, yet open to all. Out Loud provides continuing music education and performance experience open to many levels of ability and committed to embodying the diversity of our community. In addition, the Out Loud Chorus seek to educate the general public about choral music, and, through performances to reduce bigotry and discrimination against our community.

Passage of the attached resolution will allow Out Loud Chorus to hold raffle at Freight House, located at 100 Market Pl., Ypsilanti, Michigan 48198. 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, Out Loud Chorus 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, Out Loud Chorus is a local civic nonprofit organization as defined by P.A. 382 of 1972, as amended, which should be recognized for its ability...

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