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File #: 191370    Version: 0
Type: Resolution-Immediate Adoption Status: Passed
File created: 12/17/2019 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/17/2019
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution authorizing the Health Department’s Office of Violence Prevention to accept donation of gun locks from the Master Lock Company.
Sponsors: ALD. DONOVAN, ALD. JOHNSON
Indexes: FIREARMS, OFFICE OF VIOLENCE PREVENTION
Attachments: 1. Master.pdf

IMMEDIATE ADOPTION

 

Number

191370

 

Version

ORIGINAL

 

Reference

 

Sponsor

ALD. DONOVAN AND JOHNSON

 

Title

Resolution authorizing the Health Department’s Office of Violence Prevention to accept donation of gun locks from the Master Lock Company.

 

Analysis

This resolution authorizes the Health Department to accept a donation of 1,000 gun locks from the Master Lock Company to promote safe firearm storage. The intent of this partnership is to help prevent accidental shootings resulting from child access to unsecured firearms. These locks will be made available to Milwaukee residents through health centers and community partners, including the Southside Organizing Center, Team H.A.V.O.C, 414LIFE, Westcare, and select businesses.

 

Body

Whereas, Section 304-24 of the Code of Ordinances regulates the receipt, appropriation, and expenditure of contributions received by the City; and

 

Whereas, The Master Lock Company has offered to donate 1,000 gun locks to the Health Department’s Office of Violence Prevention to promote safe firearm storage; and

 

Whereas, The intent of this partnership between the Health Department and the Master Lock Company is to help prevent accidental shootings resulting from child access to unsecured firearms; and

 

Whereas, These locks will be made available to Milwaukee residents through health centers and community partners, including the Southside Organizing Center, Team H.A.V.O.C., 414Life, Westcare, and select businesses; now, therefore, be it

 

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Health Department is authorized to accept this donation of gun locks; and, be it

 

Further Resolved, That authority to accept donations shall continue unless otherwise rescinded or amended by future Common Council action.

 

Requestor

 

Drafter

Health Department

LRB 175707-1

Teodros W. Medhin