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File #: 2020-248    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Policy Status: Passed
File created: 7/17/2020 In control: Board of Directors
On agenda: 7/22/2020 Final action: 7/22/2020
Title: Grants, Gifts, and Other Resources Delegation Policy
Sponsors: Nicolette Bateson
Indexes: Finance
Attachments: 1. 3.1 Proposed Grants Gift and Other Policy, 2. 3.2 Grants Gifts and other Resources Sample Report
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Grants, Gifts, and Other Resources Delegation Policy
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Agenda of: July 22, 2020
Item No.: 2020-248
Amount: Not to Exceed $40,000,000

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Sue F. McCormick
Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: July 22, 2020


RE: Grants, Gifts, and Other Resources Delegation Policy



MOTION

Upon recommendation of Nicolette Bateson, Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer, the Board of Directors (Board) of the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA), approves the Grants, Gifts, and Other Resources Delegation Policy as presented with an immediate effective date, and authorizes the CEO to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote.

BACKGROUND
The Articles of Incorporation for the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) provide authority for GLWA's Board of Directors to solicit and receive grants, gifts, and other resources as stated in Article 4 - Powers, Section B(4). Excerpts are below.

B. Except as otherwise provided in the Act or these Articles, and without limiting the generality of the foregoing paragraph (A), the Authority may do all things necessary or convenient to implement the purposes, objectives, and provisions of the Act and the purposes, objectives, and jurisdictions vested in the Authority or the Board by the Act or other law, including, but not limited to, all of the following:

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(4) Solicit, receive, and accept gifts, grants, labor, loans, contributions of money, property, or other things of value, and other aid or payment from any federal, state, local, or intergovernmental government agency or from any other person or entity, public or private, upon terms and conditions acceptable to the Authority, or participate in any other way in a federal, state, local, or intergovernmental government program.

JUSTIFICATION
A key driver in Board engagement in the above provision is to ensure that the commitmen...

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