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CL-2160 New Business   Item #: F.       
Meeting Date: 08/08/2019  
Subject:    Parking Fines for School Supplies
From: W. Clarke Whitfield, Jr.

COUNCIL ACTION
Business Meeting:     08/08/2019
SUMMARY
Vice-Mayor Vogler received information regarding another City using parking fines for a defined period of time to purchase school supplies for students in their local public schools.
BACKGROUND
Both Charter Section 8-12 and City Code Section 2-8 authorize the City Council the power to grant financial aid to charitable or benevolent institutions and corporations, and the Danville Public Schools Education Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation formed for charitable and educational purposes, that has the ability to purchase school supplies for students from donations made to the Foundation.

With this Ordinance, Council is stating its intent to appropriate parking fines collected by the City from July 1, 2019 to July 31, 2019 to the Danville Public Schools Education Foundation, Inc. for the purpose of purchasing school supplies for Danville Public Schools students.
RECOMMENDATION
It is recommended that Council adopt the attached Ordinance stating its intent to appropriate parking fines collected by the City from July 1, 2019 until July 31, 2019 to the Danville Public Schools Education Foundation, Inc., for the purpose of purchasing school supplies for Danville Public Schools students.

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