Chapter 3.85


3.85.010    Definitions.

3.85.020    Administration.

3.85.030    Acceptance.

3.85.040    Use.

3.85.010 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, the term “donation” refers to any money or property, real or personal, donated, devised or bequeathed, with or without restriction, to the city of Chelan. (Ord. 1547 § 1 (part), 2018).

3.85.020 Administration.

The city administrator or designee shall have the responsibility for the financial administration of all donations of the city, shall maintain records and accounts thereof in accordance with state and city laws and policies and is authorized to determine the appropriateness, usefulness and value to the city of all nonmonetary donations and to recommend to the city council the retention, improvement, return to donor, transfer, trade, sale, donation to other agency or other disposition. (Ord. 1547 § 1 (part), 2018).

3.85.030 Acceptance.

A. The city has the discretion to accept or decline any proposed donation, whether conditioned or not.

B. All monetary and nonmonetary donations with a current value of up to five thousand dollars may be approved and accepted for the city by the city administrator. All donations with a value greater than five thousand dollars must be accepted by resolution of the city council. The city administrator shall estimate the value of any nonmonetary donation not supported by an appraisal, for the purpose of compliance with this section.

C. All donations of real property, whether conditioned or unconditioned, must first be approved by resolution of the city council. (Ord. 1547 § 1 (part), 2018).

3.85.040 Use.

In the event a donor has indicated the donation is for a specific intended use by the city, such donation shall, to the extent reasonably feasible, be used consistent with the donor’s desired use. If a donor has not specified a particular desired use, the donation may be used for any municipal purpose. (Ord. 1547 § 1 (part), 2018).