Legislation # 13-0427 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date none
Introduction Date 11/13/2013
Title Resolution Appropriating Funds from the Air Power Park Museum FY13 Assigned Fund Balance to be Utilized for Special Programs, Materials and Equipment
 
Legislation History 13-0427
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
11/13/2013 Approved items 1 through 10 on the consent agenda.
10/31/2013 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 13-0427

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 13-0427

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Resolution Appropriating Funds from the Air Power Park Museum FY13 Assigned Fund Balance to be Utilized for Special Programs, Materials and Equipment

 

RESOLUTION

Whereas, Air Power Park Museum receives monetary donations from local residents of Hampton, tourists and aviation enthusiast who tour the museum and park.  Donations that are collected are used to promote programs and activities for youth and families, repair model air planes and other artifacts on exhibit and the donations also purchase display cases.  Donated funds are solely used for the promotion of the Air Power Park Museum.  The Air Power Park Museum does not have an operating budget; and

 

Whereas, Air Power Park facility closed its doors for one year after it was vacated by School Age Programs in 2010. The facility re-opened its doors two years ago, returning the facility back into what it was originally intended to be; a museum, thus far bringing over 16,000 visitors through museum and park.  Multiple partnerships have been formed with; the Convention and Visitors Bureau, Air and Space Museum, Military Affairs, NASA, the Tuskegee Airmen and countless retired airmen and women who have served in all branches of the military who also volunteer at the museum as docents.  A total of 25,000 hours have been recorded to date.  To continue to attract tourism and visitors to the museum it is imperative that the donated funds be used to create and implement programs that enrich each visitors experience.

 

 

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Hampton, appropriates $3,054.39 from the Air Power Park and Museum Donations FY13 Assigned Fund Balance to be used towards the purchase of Equipment, Material and Supplies for Special Programs pertaining to: Aviation and the Creation of Aerial Systems.

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on November 13, 2013.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

George E. Wallace, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass, CMC

Clerk of the Council