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File #: 19-692    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 11/7/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 11/18/2019 Final action: 11/18/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Authorization to Accept Monetary Donation from Sunrise Rotary Club of Merced, in the Amount of $10,000, for Purchase of Trees and Tree Planting Materials, Including 24" Box Scarlet Oaks (Quercus Coccinea) to be Planted in Downtown and a Variety of Species to be Planted Throughout Merced REPORT IN BRIEF Considers accepting monetary donation of $10,000 for trees and tree planting materials from Sunrise Rotary Club of Merced. Trees purchased with this donation will be planted downtown and throughout Merced. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion accepting $10,000 donation from Sunrise Rotary Club of Merced, increasing revenue account 558-1122-360.02-01 in the amount of $10,000 and appropriating the same in account 558-1122-532.25-00 (supplies and services).
Report Prepared by: Carl Brown, Public Works Manager - Tax Services

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SUBJECT: Authorization to Accept Monetary Donation from Sunrise Rotary Club of Merced, in the Amount of $10,000, for Purchase of Trees and Tree Planting Materials, Including 24" Box Scarlet Oaks (Quercus Coccinea) to be Planted in Downtown and a Variety of Species to be Planted Throughout Merced

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers accepting monetary donation of $10,000 for trees and tree planting materials from Sunrise Rotary Club of Merced. Trees purchased with this donation will be planted downtown and throughout Merced.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion accepting $10,000 donation from Sunrise Rotary Club of Merced, increasing revenue account 558-1122-360.02-01 in the amount of $10,000 and appropriating the same in account 558-1122-532.25-00 (supplies and services).

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve, subject to other than recommended by staff (identify specific findings and/or conditions amended to be addressed in the motion); or,
3. Deny

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 1105 Budget-Appropriations.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
As provided for in the 2019-20 Adopted Budget.

DISCUSSION
Sunrise Rotary Club of Merced brings together a global network of volunteer leaders who dedicate their time and talent to tackle the world's most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members from more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work impact lives at both the local and international levels, from helping families in need of in their own communities to working toward a polio-free world.

Several trees in the downtown area are in need of replacement. This donation will expedite the tree replacement process significantly. The new Scarlet Oaks will add to the beauty and value of the downtown area.

IMPACT ON CITY RESOURCES
There is no direct impact on City Resources. New trees downtown and throughout Merced wi...

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