M&C Review


COUNCIL ACTION:  Approved on 12/11/2018 

DATE: 12/11/2018 REFERENCE NO.: C-28982 LOG NAME: 35K9 MEMORIAL DONATION
CODE: C TYPE: NON-CONSENT PUBLIC HEARING: NO
SUBJECT:  

Authorize Acceptance of Donation of a Memorial Statue Valued in the Amount of $53,010.00 from the Allan Rodger Family for Use by the Fort Worth Police Department (ALL COUNCIL DISTRICTS)


RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the City Council authorize the acceptance of a donation of a memorial statue, base and accessories valued in the amount of $53,010.00 from The Allan Rodger Family for use by the Fort Worth Police Department.

 
DISCUSSION:

The Allan Rodger Family is donating a commissioned bronze K9 statue, along with base and plaque, for a memorial located at the Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex at 505 W. Felix St., Fort Worth, TX 76115.  The statue is entitled, FWPD K-9 and is an original work by Mick Doellinger.

The Allan Rodger Family has been a helpful, supportive partner for the FWPD Powerlifting Team, and through that involvement learned about the integral function of K9's in the work of police and fire departments.  The Allan Rodger Family wanted to support the K9 units and decided to donate a memorial which was made for and is dedicated to all the past, present and future Police Department and Fire Department canines and handlers who have given the citizens of Fort Worth their all.  The memorial will accompany the K9 cemetery.  

The donations and their respective values are listed below:

Donated Items

Value

Base

$2,200.00

Base Labor

$1,500.00

K9 Bronze

$35,000.00

K9 Labor

$5,000.00

Ground & Electrical

$8,500.00

Bronze Plaque

$460.00

36" Stake for Plaque

$150.00

Labor to Install Plaque

$200.00

Total

$53,010.00



The bronze will require an annual polish and regular cleaning which could cost up to $1,000.00 annually and periodical repatination every 7 to 10 years which could cost up to $7,000.00.

This M&C does not request approval of a contract with a business entity.

 
FISCAL INFORMATION/CERTIFICATION:

The Director of Finance certifies that approval of the above recommendations will result in no material impact of City resources.  

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Submitted for City Manager's Office by:
Jay Chapa (5804)
Originating Department Head:
Joel Fitzgerald (4231)
Additional Information Contact:
Kristina Ashton (4224)

 
 
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