RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING GUIDELINES FOR RECEIPT OF FOOD PANTRY DISTRIBUTIONS
WHEREAS, WARREN TOWNSHIP has established a food panty for the benefit of individuals who are without economic resoures to purchase food for themselves or their dependents; and
WHEREAS, the Township does not have resources to provide food for all who request supplies from the food; and
WHEREAS, certain individuals have abused the food pantry by taking food when they have adequate resources to provide for themselves without assistance, thus depriving truly needy individuals from receiving food pantry distributions.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF WARREN TOWNSHIP, that the Board does hereby adopt by reference the federal proverty guidelines and does authorize and direct the Township Supervisor to require any and all individuals who seek food pantry distributions to provide proof of their income and deny food pantry distributions to those individuals whose income exceeds the federal poverty guidelines.
ADOPTED by the Township Board on January 22nd, 2007 on a roll call vote.