ADOPTED - JUNE 14, 2005
Agenda Item No. 7
Introduced by the Human Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE AN APPROPRIATION TO CHAPTER 37 OF THE MILITARY ORDER OF THE PURPLE HEART UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE “VETERANS CONVENTIONS; COUNTY APPROPRIATION” ACT 323 OF 1939
WHEREAS, Chapter 37 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart held their 70th Convention in Ingham County May 12 - 14th, 2005; and
WHEREAS, under the “Veterans Conventions; County Appropriation” Act 323 of 1939 Ingham County may appropriate out of the General Fund up to $5,000 in one fiscal year for a Congressionally Charted Veterans Organization for the purposes of contributing towards the expenses of conventions to be held within Ingham County; and
WHEREAS, Chapter 37 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart meets that criteria.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes an appropriation in the amount of the actual cost of the 70th Convention of Chapter 37 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart held in Ingham County May 12 -14th, 2005 up to a total of $2,000.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that any future requests for funds from Veterans Organizations under this statute will be referred to the Veterans Affairs Committee for their review and recommendation to the County.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Controller will transfer the funds for this purpose out of the 2005 Contingency Fund to the proper account for this appropriation pending documentation of the costs being provided to the Controller for the 70th Convention of Chapter 37 of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.
HUMAN SERVICES: Yeas: Hertel, Weatherwax-Grant, Celentino, Holman, Severino
Nays: None Absent: Dedden Approved 6/6/05
FINANCE: Yeas: Dedden, Swope, Hertel, Schor, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: Thomas Approved 6/8/05