Veterans Memorial Fund

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STARKE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ORDINANCE 2021-

ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SCCF STARKE COUNTY VETERANS MEMORIAL FUND

THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF STARKE COUNTY, INDIANA (the “COMMISSIONERS”), after consultation with the Executive Director of the Northern Indiana

Community Foundation and its fund affiliate, the Starke County Community Foundation (“SCCF”), and with the Auditor and County Attorney, find that operation and maintenance of the Starke County Veterans Memorial benefits substantially from the funding from the Starke County Community Foundation; and that,

WHEREAS SCCF funds directed to the operation and maintenance of the Starke County Veterans Memorial are not tax revenues, miscellaneous income, or otherwise public monies; and,

WHEREAS SCCF funding to the Veterans Memorial is beneficial to residents and visitors to Starke County; and,

WHEREAS operation and maintenance of the Veterans Memorial can be streamlined for quicker and simpler payment of expenses and rapid response to changing needs by creating a designated SCCF Starke County Veterans Memorial Fund designated solely for that purpose; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Commissioners that:

The SCCF Starke County Veterans Memorial Fund (the “SCCF Veterans Memorial Fund”) be created to receive funds from Starke County Community Foundation grants for purposes related to the operation, maintenance or otherwise related to the Starke County Veterans Memorial, and solely from such grants for such purposes. Such funds be allocated solely for use for costs and expenses associated with the Veterans Memorial. No tax revenues nor any other county revenues or public funds of any kind whatsoever may be deposited in nor shall public funds of any kind be commingled in the SCCF Veterans Memorial Fund. The

Auditor, in consultation with the Treasurer, shall assiY1 an appropriate fund number to the SCCF Veterans Memorial Fund.

This Ordinance shall become effective on May n, 2021. The fund so created shall be perpetual until amended or revoked by future action of the Board of Commissioners.

Adopted by the Board of Commissioners of Starke County Indiana, and approved on this day of May, 2021, by the following vote:

Board of Commissioners of Starke County, Indiana