Village of Ridgewood, NJ
Bergen County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Village Council of the Village of Ridgewood as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Administration of government — See Ch. 3.
Political fund-raising — See Ch. 221.
[Adopted 8-13-2008 by Ord. No. 3132]
A. 
Definitions. As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
CONTRIBUTIONS, GIFTS AND OTHER DONATIONS
The free and voluntary presentation by any person to the Village Council of any sum of money or other item of value, the acceptance of which requires a resolution.
PERSON
Any individual, partnership, joint venture, corporation, group, organization, association, government, governmental agency or any other entity, affiliate, subsidiary or related company of that entity.
[Amended 12-8-2010 by Ord. No. 3273]
B. 
The Village Manager shall be authorized to establish rules and requirements for persons making, offering or presenting any contribution, gift and other donation to the Village, its agencies, departments, boards and/or employees, which rules shall require adoption by resolution by the Village Council to be effective. Said rules and requirements shall include, but are not limited to, the following:
[Amended 12-8-2010 by Ord. No. 3273]
(1) 
Identification or determination of the value of said contribution, gift or other donation;
(2) 
Requirements for the reporting of the contribution, gift or other donation to Village Manager;
(3) 
Requirements for if and when Council approval is necessary for the acceptance of the contribution, gift or other donation by the Village.
C. 
Any person as defined in Subsection A above who wishes to make, offer or present a contribution, gift or other donation to the Village or its agencies, departments or boards must satisfy the rules and requirements as established by the Village Manager and adopted by resolution of the Village Council.
[Amended 12-8-2010 by Ord. No. 3273]
D. 
Upon the acceptance of a gift, contribution or donation by the Village Council, the Village reserves the right to determine without qualification any process, conditions or other specifications on the gift and its utilization by the Village for the purpose for which said gift is intended and accepted.