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File #: 49857    Version: 1 Name: Accepting donations to MPD 2018
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/15/2017 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 1/16/2018 Final action: 1/16/2018
Enactment date: 1/22/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00075
Title: Authorizing the Madison Police Department to accept donations for Canine, Mounted, Community Outreach (including youth programming), Honor Guard, Training Center and other police initiatives, to utilize those donated services, goods or funds for such efforts, and to report such donations to the City Finance Committee annually.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution allows the Madison Police Department (MPD) to accept donations (monetary and in-kind) for various police initiatives and to spend those funds on the initiatives. There is no impact on the levy by accepting and utilizing these donations.

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Authorizing the Madison Police Department to accept donations for Canine, Mounted, Community Outreach (including youth programming), Honor Guard, Training Center and other police initiatives, to utilize those donated services, goods or funds for such efforts, and to report such donations to the City Finance Committee annually.
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WHEREAS, the Madison Police Department (MPD) constantly strives to engage the community and build trust with residents through partnerships, relationship building, community meetings and hundreds of daily contacts; and,

WHEREAS, the results of these ongoing endeavors can result in donated services and goods, and contributions from partners seeking to improve public safety in our community; and,

WHEREAS, the annual Police Operating Budget includes revenue from contributions; and,

WHEREAS, from time to time, individuals, corporations and organizations wish to make donations for specific law enforcement purposes, such as the MPD Canine, Mounted, Community Outreach (including youth programming), Honor Guard and Training Center units and sections, and other law enforcement initiatives; and,

WHEREAS, under MGO 4.29, Affiliated Organizations and others may raise and contribute funds specifically for such MPD initiatives.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Madison Police Department is authorized to accept funds and in-kind donations for Canine, Mounted, Community Outreach (including youth programming), Honor Guard, Training Center and other law enforcement initiatives.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that in-kind donations and funds collected through these sources will be utilized for Canine, Mounted, Community Outreach (including youth programming), Honor Guard, ...

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