Chapter 3.60


3.60.010    Definitions

3.60.020    Administration

3.60.030    Use

3.60.040    Acceptance

3.60.010 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 Lake Stevens. (Ord. 948, Sec. 1, 2016)

3.60.020 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. 948, Sec. 1, 2016)

3.60.030 Use.

In the event a donor has indicated a desire for a particular use by the City of a donation, such donation shall, to the extent reasonably feasible, be used consistent with the donor’s desired use as long as such condition(s) do not conflict with City, state or federal law, in which case the City shall ask that the condition(s) be removed or decline the donation. (Ord. 948, Sec. 1, 2016)

3.60.040 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 $5,000 may be approved and accepted for the City by the City Administrator. All donations with a value greater than $5,000 must be accepted by resolution of the City Council. The City Administrator shall estimate the value of any non-monetary 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. 948, Sec. 1, 2016)