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File #: 19-315    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 6/3/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 7/1/2019 Final action: 7/1/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Authorization to Accept and Appropriate a Donation of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) from Benny Dfanda to be Used to Purchase Equipment and Supplies for the Merced Police K9 Unit REPORT IN BRIEF Considers accepting and appropriating a donation of five hundred dollars ($500.00) from Benny Dfanda to offset the costs of the Merced Police K9 Program. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Accepting the donation of five hundred dollars ($500.00) from Benny Dfanda for use in the Police K9 Program; and, B. Depositing the five hundred dollar ($500.00) donation to revenue account #001-1001-360-02-01 and appropriate the same amount to account #001-1027-522-29-00 to purchase equipment and supplies for the K9 Unit.

 

Report Prepared by: Joe Weiss, Police Lieutenant, City of Merced Police Department

 

Title

SUBJECT: Authorization to Accept and Appropriate a Donation of Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) from Benny Dfanda to be Used to Purchase Equipment and Supplies for the Merced Police K9 Unit

 

REPORT IN BRIEF

Considers accepting and appropriating a donation of five hundred dollars ($500.00) from Benny Dfanda to offset the costs of the Merced Police K9 Program.

 

RECOMMENDATION

City Council - Adopt a motion:

 

A.  Accepting the donation of five hundred dollars ($500.00) from Benny Dfanda for use in the Police K9 Program; and,

 

B.  Depositing the five hundred dollar ($500.00) donation to revenue account #001-1001-360-02-01 and appropriate the same amount to account #001-1027-522-29-00 to purchase equipment and supplies for the K9 Unit.

 

Body

ALTERNATIVES

1.  Approve, as recommended by staff; or,

2.  Deny; or,

3.  Refer to staff for reconsideration of specific items; or,

4.  Continue to a future meeting (date and time to be specified in the motion).

 

AUTHORITY

Charter of the City of Merced, Section 200.

 

DISCUSSION

The Police Department has received a donation from Benny Dfanda, the owner of the 7-11 store located at 1107 W. Olive Ave in the city of Merced. Mr. Dfanda presented the money order to the Merced Police Department at the grand opening of the store on 4/26/19 with no direction of how the funds were to be spent. The Merced Police Department is requesting to use the funds to purchase equipment and supplies for the K9 unit.

 

IMPACT ON CITY RESOURCES

None.