§ 37.09  DONATIONS TO THE CITY.
   Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit any public official or appointee from accepting a gift or donation on behalf of the City of St. Johns in any amount or having any value, provided the person accepting the gift or donation on behalf of the city shall comply with the City of St. Johns Donation Policy, enacted on August 14, 2017, and as amended from time to time. Any donation in this category must meet the "public purpose" doctrine as defined by Michigan statutory and case law. Campaign contributions or donations are not considered gifts or donations as those terms are used in this chapter.
(Ord. 631, passed 9-25-2017)