Staff recommends approving a resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement with Leesburg Cemeteries, Inc. for annual grant funding.
Leesburg Cemeteries, Inc. requested funding in the amount of $80,000 plus an additional $7,600 for utility credit. The proposed budget presented to you August 28, 2006, recommended $87,600 for fiscal year 2006-07. The attached agreement formalizes this commitment.
1. Approve resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement between the City of Leesburg and Leesburg Cemeteries, Inc. for annual grant funding, or
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate.
A total of $87,600 has been included in the proposed fiscal year 2006-07 budget.
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RESOLUTION NO. _________
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT FOR GRANT FUNDING WITH LEESBURG CEMETERIES, INC. DURING FISCAL YEAR 2006-07; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
WHEREAS, it is permissible for cities to make contributions to non-profit corporations where the contributions further a public purpose, and
WHEREAS, the Leesburg Cemeteries, Inc. is seeking a contribution from the City of Leesburg to help provide a public service to City residents, and
WHEREAS, in the past there have been formal executed agreements between the City of Leesburg and agencies receiving such contributions, and
WHEREAS, the City of Leesburg desires to continue having such agreements with the various agencies which receive annual contributions;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
That the Mayor and City Clerk of the City of Leesburg are hereby authorized and directed to execute the Agreement for Grant Funding between the City of Leesburg and Leesburg Cemeteries, Inc. totaling eighty-seven thousand six hundred dollars ($87,600.00) during Fiscal Year 2006-07.
That this resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.
PASSED AND ADOPTED at the regular meeting of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, held on the 25th day of September 2006.