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Record #: Or2017-9   
Type: Order Status: Passed
Intro date: 1/25/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Finance
Final action: 1/25/2017
Title: Tag day permit(s) for Mercy Home for Boys and Girls; and Children's Benefit League of Chicago and Suburbs
Sponsors: Burke, Edward M.
Attachments: 1. Or2017-9.pdf
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Ordered, that the Committee on Finance is hereby authorized and directed to issue Charitable Solicitation (Tag Day) Permits to the following organizations
Mercy Home For Boys & Girls March 1-31,2017 Citywide
Children's Benefit League of Chicago and Suburbs April 21, 2017 through April 22, 2017 Citywide


This Order shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Edward M. Burke Alderman, 14th Ward
CHICAGO January 25. 2017

To the President and Members of the City Council:

Your Committee on Finance having had under consideration



One (1) order authorizing two (2) applications for City of Chicago Charitable Solicitation (Tag Day) permits.
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls March 1-31, 2017 Citywide
Children's Benefit League of Chicago and Suburbs April 21, 2017 through April 22, 2017 Citywide









Having had the same under advisement, begs leave to report and recommend that your Honorable Body pass the proposed Order Transmitted Herewith.


This recommendation was concurred in by (a(viva voce vote
of members of the committee with dissenting vote(s




Respectfully submitted
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Chairman

Document No.




REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE TO THE CITY COUNCIL CITY OF CHICAGO
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PERMIT NO. 2017-06

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE CHARITABLE SOLICITATION TAG DAY REQUEST FORM AND ROUTE SHEET

PERMIT NUMBER: 2017-06
GROUP NAME: Mercy Home for Boys & Girls

ADDRESS: 1140 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60607
TELEPHONE NUMBER: 312-738-7560
CONTACT PERSON:
DATE WRITTEN REQUEST WAS RECEIVED: December 18, 2016
SOLICITATION DATE: March 1, 2017 through March 31, 2017




CITY COUNCIL DATE: January 25, 2017
COMPLETION OF FILE DATE:
STATEMENT OF RECEIPTS AND DISTRIBUTION RECEIVED:
DATE PERMIT LETTER WAS SENT TO ORGANIZATION: January 25, 2017

VIOLATION (S)
COMMITTEE LETTER SENT:
COMPLY RECEIVED:

COMMENTS:


City of Chicago
Committee on Finance City Hall • Room 302 • 60602 www.Rominitleennfinance.org
Alderman Edward M. Burke Chairman


January 25, 2017

Mercy Home for Boys & Girls 1140 West Jackson Boulevard Chicago, IL 60607

Dear Jennifer Giudici:

The City of Chicago has granted your organization a "Tag Day" permit for charitable solicitation on the public way. Pursuant to Chapter 10-8-150 of the Municipal Code of the Citv of Chicago, each organization must file with the Committee on Finance, a statement of all receipts and disbursements made from such charitable solicitation. - This report is to be sent to the Committee on Finance no later than sixty (60) days after your organization has solicited funds.

The Municipal Code provides for a fine up to $500.00 per day for any organization which violates the Charitable Solicitation Ordinance.

Please include permit number 2017-06 on all correspondence directed to the Committee on Finance regarding your "Tag Day". Be certain to reference permit number 2017-06 on the statement of receipts and disbursements that your organization will file with the Committee.

Very truly yours,

Edward M. Burke Chairman
Committee on Finance

EMB/mmm Enclosure

APPLICATION FOR CITY OF CHICAGO CHARITABLE SOLICITATION PERMIT


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additional sheets.)

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Use the space below to list names, current positions, residence addresses and telephone numbers of the officers in the organization:






List the date and approximate Iocation(s) of solicitation:



Approximately how many persons will be engaged in the solicitation? LOOp IC/C&fl^i


Explain the methods your organization will use to solicit funds:



Has your organization ever been allowed to solicit funds in prior years in the City of Chicago? If so, when?

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Include the following with your application:
A copy of the registration statement filed with the Attorney General ofthe State of Illinois; or exemption issued by the Attorney General of the State of Illinois.
A copy of the tag, badge, emblem or other token (if any) which will be distributed as part of the solicitation, or which will be used by your organization in its solicitation.

Please include any other relevant information which would assist the Committee on Finance in reviewing this application.






via f.iti.ic.
APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE NO LATE THAN 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE SOLICITATION.






I/WE, THE OFFICER(S) OF THE ABOVE NAMED ORGANIZATION, CERTIFY THAT THE INFORMATION FURNISHED IN THIS STATEMENT AND ALL ATTACHED SHEETS IS TRUE AND CORRECT TO THE BEST OF MY/OUR KNOWLEDGE. (NOTE: AT LEAST ONE OFFICER OF THE ORGANIZATION MUST SIGN AND VERIFY THIS APPLICATION.)
Signature



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Signature Title Date



Signature Title Date_
Jennifer Giudici
Director - Special Events
jengiu@mercyhome.org 0.312.738.9592 f. 312.738.9250
MERCY 1140 W. Jackson Blvd.
T401VTF Chicago, IL 60607
rafe«fcaiB www.mercyhome.org

HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT




The undersigned officer on behalf ofthe subject organization agrees to defend, indemnify, save and hold harmless the City of Chicago for any loss, liability, damage or cost which the City may incur due to the presence of volunteers of the subject organization on City premises for the purpose of charitable solicitations.


The subject organization assumes full responsibility for risk of bodily injury, death or property damage due to the negligence of the subject organization or otherwise resulting from conduct or activity related to the participation in charitable solicitation on the public way.



The officer ofthe subject organization has read and voluntarily signs the hold harmless agreement and waiver of liability and indemnity agreement.






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Signature of organization officer
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Professional Addresses Board of Directors Mercy Home for Boys & Girls
Msgr. Michael Boland
Administrator, President/CEO Catholic Charities 721 North LaSalle Street Chicago, IL 60610
Rich Daniels (Secretary)
Musical Director/City Lights Orchestra City Lights Music Inc. 211 E. Ohio St., #2124 Chicago, IL 60611
Rev. L. Scott Donahue (President) President/CEO
Mercy Home for Boys & Girls 1140 West Jackson Boulevard Chicago, IL 60607
Robert J. Greco (Treasurer) 3416 North Seeley Avenue Chicago, IL 60618
Joseph P. Nolan (Chairman) President/CEO
Beverly Capital LLC
3201 Old Glenview Road, Ste. 300
Wilmette, IL 60091
Darryl G. Schimcck
President/CEO Optimer Brands 300 W. Adams, Ste. 500 Chicago, IL 60606
Patricia Walsh
1130 N.Lake Shore Drive #4 Chicago, IL 60611
James H. Williams
CBS 2 Chicago
22 W. Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60602
312-655-7032 312-655-0219 (fax) mboland@catholiccharities.net



312-644-0600
312-644-4640 (fax)
rdaniels@citylightsorchestra.com



312-738-9240 312-738-0484 (fax) scodon@mercyhome.org



773-904-7474 bgreco3416@gmail.com


847-512-3331 jnolan@beverlycap.com




312-878-0802 312-339-4429
dschimeck@optimerbrands.com



312-944-6244 prwalsh@vvalshgroup.com


312-446-5888 jhwilliams@cbs.com

Illinois Department of Revenue
M'^M:$'^?m Central Registration Division \V^^0fi Sales Tax Exemption Section, 3-222 VW&Wif 101 W. Jefferson Street
Springfield, Illinois 6770?
*aBS>" 217 782-8881
January 23, 2015




CHERYL MURPHY
MERCY HOME FOR BOYS & GIRLS 1140 W JACKSON BLVD CHICAGO IL 60607



We have received your recent letter; and based on the information you furnished, we believe
MISSION OF OUR LADY OF MERCY INC DBA MERCY HOME FOR BOYS & G
of
CHICAGO, IL

is organized and operated exclusively for religious purposes.
Consequently, sales of any kind to this organization are exempt from the Retailers' Occupa­tion Tax, the Service Occupation Tax (both state and local), the Use Tax, and the Service Use Tax in Illinois.
Wo hnw- ¦ j your organization the following tax exemption identification number:
i To claim the exemption, you must provide this number to your suppliers „»,^w¦ Hui uiasm'g tangible personal property for organizational use. This exemption may not be used by individual members of the organization to make purchases for their individual use.
This exemption will expire on February 1, 2020, unless you apply to the Illinois Depart­ment of Revenue for renewal at least three months prior to the expiration date.
Central Registration Division Illinois Department of Revenue












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PERMIT NO. 2017-07

COMMITTEE ON FINANCE CHARITABLE SOLICITATION TAG DAY REQUEST FORM AND ROUTE SHEET

PERMIT NUMBER: 2017-07
GROUP NAME: Children's Benefit League of Chicago and Suburbs

ADDRESS: 2001 West Pierce Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622
TELEPHONE NUMBER: 773-342-4499
CONTACT PERSON:
DATE WRITTEN REQUEST WAS RECEIVED: January 17, 2017
SOLICITATION DATE: April 21, 2017 through April 22, 2017




CITY COUNCIL DATE: January 25, 2017
COMPLETION OF FILE DATE:
STATEMENT OF RECEIPTS AND DISTRIBUTION RECEIVED:
DATE PERMIT LETTER WAS SENT TO ORGANIZATION: January 25, 2017

VIOLATION (S)
COMMITTEE LETTER SENT:
COMPLY RECEIVED:

COMMENTS:

City of Chicago
Committee on Finance City Hall • Room 302 • 60602 www.commitleeonfinance.org
Alderman Edward M. Burke Chairman


January 25, 2017

Children's Benefit League of Chicago And Suburbs
2001 West Pierce Avenue Chicago, IL 60622

Dear Sir or Madam:

The City of Chicago has granted your organization a "Tag Day" permit for charitable solicitation on the public way. Pursuant to Chapter 10-8-150 of the Municipal Code of the Citv of Chicago, each organization must file with the Committee on Finance, a statement of all receipts and disbursements made from such charitable solicitation. This report is to be sent to the Committee on Finance no later than sixty (60) days after your organization has solicited funds.

The Municipal Code provides for a fine up to $500.00 per day for any organization which violates the Charitable Solicitation Ordinance.

Please include permit number 2017-07 on all correspondence directed to the Committee on Finance regarding your "Tag Day". Be certain to reference permit number 2017-07 on the statement of receipts and disbursements that your organization will file with the Committee.

Very truly yours,
Edward M. Burke Chairman
Committee on Finance

EMB/mmm Enclosure

APPLICATION FOR CITY OF CHICAGO CHARITABLE SOLICITATION PERMIT


(Please neatly print or type. In necessary in answering any question, please attach
additional sheets.)
Name of organization: C U JcW'S t~ U ea^u e '!c£
Address: jLflOi W-'TW^ A/&Ad<2., CUic a^D , 1 U u'l ^6 feofc22-Telephone Number: 7 '73- -L\L{C\CUse the space below to list names, current positions, residence addresses and telephone numbers of the officers in the organization:
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List the date and approximate location(s) of solicitation:
fn, April 2-it XOi 7 ? S^t Apri" \ ?.2£>\7 Approximately how many persons will be engaged in the solicitation?
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Explain the methods your organization will use to solicit funds:
10.1 i/Uiijsfa/ifl on various comers a/hi (fi$ro>xidcHas your organization ever been allowed to solicit funds in prior years in the City of Chicago? If so, when?
Include the following with your application:

A copy of the registration statement filed with the Attorney General of the State of Illinois; or exemption issued by the Attorney General of the State of Illinois.
A copy of the tag, badge, emblem or other token (if any) which will be distributed as part of the solicitation, or which will be used by your organization in its solicitation.
Please include any other relevant information which would assist the Committee on Finance in reviewing this application.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE NO LATE THAN 30 DAYS PRIOR TO THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE SOLICITATION.






I/WE, THE OFFICER(S) OF THE ABOVE NAMED ORGANIZATION, CERTIFY THAT THE INFORMATION FURNISHED IN THIS STATEMENT AND ALL ATTACHED SHEETS IS TRUE AND CORRECT TO THE BEST OF MY/OUR KNOWLEDGE. (NOTE: AT LEAST ONE OFFICER OF THE ORGANIZATION MUST SIGN AND VERIFY THIS APPLICATION.)


Signaturc^/^^V/^^^^ - Title V)te -^'^(i^cf Date ( | (3 _2C(7



Signature Title Date



Signature Title Date_
HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT




The undersigned officer on behalf of the subject organization agrees to defend, indemnify, save and hold harmless the City of Chicago for any loss, liability, damage or cost which the City may incur due to the presence of volunteers of the subject organization on City premises for the purpose of charitable solicitations.


The subject organization assumes full responsibility for risk of bodily injury, death or property damage due to the negligence of the subject organization or otherwise resulting from conduct or activity related to the participation in charitable solicitation on the public way.



The officer of the subject organization has read and voluntarily signs the hold harmless agreement and waiver of liability and indemnity agreement.






Name of organization (J (J





Signature of organization officer



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off @AicAqPRESIDENT
Steven Koll
North Avenue Day Nursery 2001 West Pierce Place Chicago, IL 60622 773/342-4499
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Debbie Grossman
Vice President & Treasurer
Lisa Petersen
Recording & Corresponding Secretary
Patricia Thomas Yearbook and Revisions Nominating



MEMBER AGENCIES
A Just Harvest
Blind Service Association
Compass to Care
North Avenue Day Nursery










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CHILDREN'S BENEFIT LEAGUE TAG DAYS April 15&16, 2016
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Working together to meet the needs of Children for 108 years!


SUPPORT CHILDREN IN:
Children's
Benefit League of Chicago and Suburbs
Vision Impaired & Blind Services
Job Training & Mentoring
Alternative Schools & Scholarships
Head Start Programs
? Residential Treatment Centers
dh Community & Day Care Centers
Hunger Relief
Behavioral Health
Homelessness


The Children's Benefit League, a non-sectarian organization established for the sole purpose of coordinating fund-raising for our member agencies, is the oldest of the Tag Days permitted by the City of Chicago and authorized by most suburbs. The League has no office or paid staff. The members are volunteers and staff that are made up of from the agency members. Last year 369 taggers gave more than 750 hours of their time on Tag Days and raised a total of $29,879.70!

Children throughout the metropolitan area are served by member agencies of the Children's Benefit League. Hundreds of children are given part-time care in neighborhood centers, Alternative Schools, HeadStart programs, and summer camps. The annual cost of operating the member agencies runs into the millions of dollars. Our Tag Days is one source of some of the necessary funds.

The Children's Benefit League's Charitable Organization Number is 01005835. Each member agency also complies with the Illinois Attorney General's Office under the Illinois Solicitation Act and is either monitored by or received funds from at least one ofthe following: the Department of Children and Family Services (Illinois), the Illinois State Board of Education, the Department of Human Services (Chicago or Illinois), the United Way of Chicago, or the United Way of Suburban Chicago.

PLEASE GIVE and WEAR OUR STAR TAG on
FRIDAY and SATURDAY, APRIL 15 & 16, 2016