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Record No: CB 119706    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119706
Type: Council Bill (CB) Status: In Committee
Current Controlling Legislative Body Governance, Equity, and Technology Committee
On agenda: 12/3/2019
Ordinance No:
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to gifts and donations to the City; eliminating the Gift Catalogue Account and creating specific departmental donation funds; adding the Office of Intergovernmental Relations as a department eligible to receive donation funds; allowing department heads to accept certain gifts; making technical corrections; amending Chapter 5.78 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and repealing Ordinance 120935.
Sponsors: Bruce Harrell
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Central Staff Memo
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to gifts and donations to the City; eliminating the Gift Catalogue Account and creating specific departmental donation funds; adding the Office of Intergovernmental Relations as a department eligible to receive donation funds; allowing department heads to accept certain gifts; making technical corrections; amending Chapter 5.78 of the Seattle Municipal Code; and repealing Ordinance 120935.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Chapter 5.78 of the Seattle Municipal Code is amended as follows:
Chapter 5.78 ((GIFT CATALOGUE)) DEPARTMENT DONATIONS
5.78.010 ((Account established-Donations.)) Donation funds
((A.)) There is ((hereby)) established a ((Gift Catalogue account in the General Donations and Gift Trust Fund with subaccounts therein)) donation fund for each entity in this Chapter 5.78 for the purposes set forth in ((the City's Gift Catalogue)) the annual budget for that entity, and donations shall be credited to the appropriate fund ((subaccounts)). The Director of Finance and Administrative Services is authorized and directed to accept and give receipt for donations ((for the purposes set forth in the Gift Catalogue and to give his or her receipt)) made to each fund((, and the Director of Finance and Administrative Services shall keep appropriate accounts and subaccounts therefor)). The director of each department or office shall manage the fund associated with the department or office.
((B. "City's Gift Catalogue," as used in this chapter, means the document attached to Ordinance 112137 and such supplemental catalogues as may be issued by the City, with the approval of the Mayor and the City Council by resolution, from time to time.))
5.78.020 Expenditures-Seattle Center ((programs.))
The Director of the Seattle Center is authorized to direct expenditures for ((the)) donations made to the Seattle Center ((program...

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