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File #: 22-1624    Version: 1 Name: 10/3/22 Mitchell School PTO Charitable Gaming
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/3/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/3/2022 Final action: 10/3/2022
Enactment date: 10/3/2022 Enactment #: R-22-326
Title: Resolution Recognizing the Mitchell School Parent-Teacher Organization, Inc. as a Civic Nonprofit Organization Operating in Ann Arbor for the Purpose of Obtaining a Charitable Gaming License
Sponsors: Julie Grand, Travis Radina
Attachments: 1. Charitable Gaming License - Ann Arbor Application - MitchellPTO.pdf, 2. Mitchell School PTO 501(c)3.pdf
Title
Resolution Recognizing the Mitchell School Parent-Teacher Organization, 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.

The Mitchell School Parent-Teacher Organization, Inc. is a 501(c)3 civic nonprofit organization with a mission to foster close relationships between the home and the school and provide volunteer and financial support for parents and teachers to work cooperatively in the development and education of children at Mitchell Elementary School. They welcome and embrace Mitchell families and promote inclusive membership regardless of race, sex, class, sexual orientation, age, socioeconomic status, religion, or ability. Mitchell PTO strives to promote participation in broader educational programs in our community.

Passage of the attached resolution will allow the Mitchell School Parent-Teacher Organization, Inc. to hold a raffle on October 28, 2022. 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.
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 Mitchell School Parent-Teacher Organization, 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, The Mitchell School Parent-Teacher Organization, Inc. is a local civic no...

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