Legislation # 07-0225 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date none
Introduction Date 4/25/2007
Title Resolution Supporting the Incorporation of the HAMPTON ROADS H2O – HELP TO OTHERS PROGRAM as a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporation.
 
Legislation History 07-0225
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
5/9/2007 Approved items 1 through 4 on the consent agenda.
4/12/2007 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 07-0225

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 07-0225

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Resolution Supporting the Incorporation of the HAMPTON ROADS H2O HELP TO OTHERS PROGRAM as a 501(c)(3) Nonprofit Corporation.

 

WHEREAS, the Hampton Roads H2O Help to Others Program was established as a pilot program through the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission in 1997; and,

 

WHEREAS, the City of Hampton has participated in the Hampton Roads H2O Help to Others Program since it was established as a formal regional program through the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission in 1999; and,

 

WHEREAS, the Hampton Roads H2O Help to Others Program is designed to provide financial assistance to families in danger of losing water service due to an inability to pay their water bill because of a family crisis, such as a death, illness or loss of employment; and,

 

WHEREAS, funding to support the financial assistance furnished through the Hampton Roads H2O Help to Others Program is provided by voluntary donations from citizens throughout the Hampton Roads Region; and,

 

WHEREAS, it is believed that donations to the Hampton Roads H2O Help to Others Program are likely to increase if donations were tax deductible allowing for increased assistance to Hampton Roads residents; and,

 

WHEREAS, incorporation of the Hampton Roads H2O Help to Others Program as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation is necessary to ensure that donations to the program are tax deductible; and,

 

WHEREAS, donations to the program are used entirely to provide assistance to residents and are not used for program administration; and,

 

WHEREAS, all program administration costs are borne by the participating local government utilities, HRSD and social service providers; and,

 

WHEREAS, the City of Hampton desires to continue participating in the Hampton Roads H2O Help to Others Program.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, the City of Hampton will continue participating in the Hampton Roads H2O Help to Others Program and urges the other communities of Hampton Roads to join in this endeavor; and,

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the City of Hampton requests the Hampton Roads Planning District Commission proceed with incorporation of the Hampton Roads H2O Help to Others Program as a 501(c)(3) Corporation under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia and the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code; and,

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, the Hampton City Council appoints Angel Hill, Senior Case Manager, to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the Hampton Roads H2O Help to Others Program in accordance with the Bylaws of the Corporation.

 

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia, held on May 9, 2007.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass

Clerk of the Council