ADOPTED - NOVEMBER 13, 2007
Agenda Item No. 16
Introduced by the County Services and Finance Committees of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION RECOMMENDING A LINE ITEM TRANSFER
FOR THE PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING COMMITTEE
OF THE POTTER PARK ZOO BOARD
WHEREAS, the electorate of Ingham County overwhelmingly approved the millage proposal in November of 2006 to fund the operation and improvement of Potter Park and the Potter Park Zoo; and
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Zoo Board was established as an Advisory Board of the Ingham County Parks & Recreation Commission to provide input on items relative to the Potter Park Zoo; and
WHEREAS, in that capacity the Ingham County Zoo Board has appointed a Public Relations and Marketing Committee to determine the best way to increase awareness of and attendance at Potter Park Zoo; and
WHEREAS, the Public Relations and Marketing Committee has asked that $17,000 be set aside for advertising and marketing efforts on the behalf of the Potter Park Zoo.
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Zoo Board and the Ingham County Parks & Recreation Commission recommends that the Board of Commissioners authorize the transfer of up to $17,000 from the proceeds of the Potter Park Zoo Millage to be used for marketing activities for the Zoo.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners authorizes the transfer of up to $17,000.00 from the proceeds of the Potter Park and the Potter Park Zoo millage to the advertising line item (258-69200-901000-31200) for marketing through various local media, including a “six month” report to be distributed in December of 2007.
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: De Leon, Nolan, Copedge, Soule, Dougan, Severino
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 11/6/07
FINANCE: Yeas: Celentino, Grebner, Tennis, Dougan
Nays: None Absent: Weatherwax-Grant, Hertel Approved 11/7/07