Rancho Palos Verdes City Council
   

TO:

TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: RON ROSENFELD, DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND PARKS

DATE: OCTOBER 15, 2002

SUBJECT: GIFTS FOR PARKS

STAFF COORDINATOR: Matt Waters, Administrative Analyst II

RECOMMENDATION

That the City Council accept the Gifts for Parks donations and direct staff to prepare letters for the Mayor's signature expressing the Council's thanks and appreciation.

BACKGROUND

The City's Gifts for Parks program, established in 1982, provides a means by which interested individuals, organizations, and/or businesses may contribute funds, merchandise, or labor for the enhancement of the City's Recreation and Parks facilities and programs. Donations, as prescribed by law, are tax deductible as charitable contributions.

ANALYSIS

The City has received the following donations designated for:

2002 ANNUAL JULY 4TH CELEBRATION

    • $100 from R.B. Zack & Associates
    • $100 from Ruben's Lawn Service
    • $500 and sanitation services and supplies from Waste Management
    • $100 from Rolling Hills Riviera Homeowners Association
    • $100 from Palos Verdes Panorama Owners Association
    • $100 from Seaview Homeowners Association
    • $100 from SA Associates
    • $100 from La Cresta Homeowners Association
    • $100 from Felines and Flowers
    • $100 from Alan K. Rubin
    • $100 from S & H Disposal
    • $500 from Charles Abbott Associates
    • $150 from George Bender Plumbing
    • $250 from Pacific View Homeowners Association
    • $100 from Mediterrania Homeowners Association
    • $50 from TOPS
    • $100 from Granvia Mobil
    • 20 pies from Marie Callenders
    • $25 gift certificate from Vons Market
    • Use of one shuttle bus and one at half-price from Coach USA
    • Web site from Techno Interactive
    • Assorted gift bags from Small Wonders
    • Gift certificates from Bristol Farms
    • 5 free pies and gift certificates from Coco's Family Restaurant
    • Assorted merchandise from Longs Drugs
    • Assorted merchandise from Trader Joes
    • Gift Certificates from Bristol Farms
    • 10 free pizzas from Domino's Pizza

REACH Program Donations

    • $156 from TRW ECHO (Employees Charitable Organization)
    • $850 from Las Candalistas
    • $100 from Diane Torrentera
    • $50 from Karen Shimabukuro

Miscellaneous Donations

    • $100 from Palos Verdes Senior Citizens Club for future PVIC exhibits
    • $1800 from Las Candalistas for Ladera Linda Discovery Room

CONCLUSION

It is recommended that the City accept these donations with thanks to all donors.

Respectfully submitted,
Ron Rosenfeld, Director
Recreation and Parks

Reviewed,
Les Evans
City Manager