Rancho Palos Verdes City Council
   

TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: RON ROSENFELD, DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND PARKS

DATE: SEPTEMBER 2, 2003

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:

2003 ANNUAL JULY 4TH CELEBRATION

    • $1,000 from Charles Abbott Associates, Inc.
    • $300 from Martin Chevrolet
    • $250 from Pacific View Homeowners Association
    • $200 from Rolling Hills Nursery, Inc.
    • $150 from George Bender Plumbing
    • $100 from A.J.N. Company
    • $100 from Alan K. Rubin, CPA
    • $100 from Allied Homecare Providers Network
    • $100 from Bouchard Communications, Inc.
    • $100 from Coastal Pacific Roofing, Inc.
    • $100 from Eastview Townhomes Homeowners Association
    • $100 from ExperNet Systems, Inc.
    • $100 from Felines and Flowers by Sande
    • $100 from Frances P. Stammreich
    • $100 from Golden Cove Center

2003 ANNUAL JULY 4TH CELEBRATION (Continued)

    • $100 from L & R Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.
    • $100 from La Cresta Homeowners Association
    • $100 from Mediterrania Homeowners Association
    • $100 from Palos Verdes Art Center
    • $100 from Panorama Estates
    • $100 from R.B. Zack & Associates
    • $100 from Rolling Hills Riviera HOA
    • $100 from S & H Disposal
    • $100 from SA Associates
    • $100 from Seaview Residents Association
    • $100 from Sun Shower Body Care
    • $100 from The Katherman Company
    • $100 from Torrentera Landscape a.k.a. Ruben’s Lawn Service
    • $50 from Dove Enterprises
    • $50 from Miraleste Hills Community Association
    • $50 from Tseng-Yao Sun
    • $25 from Sun Electric
    • Donation of 1 bus plus reduced charge for 2nd bus from Coach USA
    • Price advertising from PV News
    • Sanitation Services and supplies from Waste Management
    • Misc. Gifts from Kolibri Art Gallery
    • (1) $25 Gift Certificate from Golden Lotus Restaurant
    • Misc. Gifts from Borders
    • Misc. Gifts from Jamba Juice
    • (5) $10 Gift Certificates from Bristol Farms
    • $30 Gift Certificate from Marmalade Café
    • (1) $20 Gift Certificate from Giorgio’s
    • 20 pies from Marie Callenders (Western Ave.)
    • (15) $5 Gift Certificates from Ruby’s
    • (5) $30 Gift Certificates from Red Onion
    • 10 free pizza coupons from Dominos
    • Misc. Gifts from Nantucket Crossing
    • 14 Assorted Gift Bags from Small Wonders

REACH PROGRAM DONATIONS

    • $2,360 from Las Candalistas
    • $1,000 from Kiwanis Club of Rolling Hills Estates
    • $166 from TRW ECHO (Employees Charitable Organization)
    • $150 from Karen Shimabukuro
    • $50 from C.M. Omoto
    • $50 from Hillary Watts
    • $50 from Kathleen Bethel
    • $25 from Cleone Hoffman

REACH PROGRAM DONATIONS (Continued)

    • $10 from Lelia Miller
    • $10 from Sandra London
    • Television from Jacquie Smith
    • Patriotic stickers and flag pins from Elliott Kohen

30TH ANNIVERSARY DONATIONS

    • $100 from Russell Hudak of Villa Capri HOA
    • $100 from John Toman of Rockinghorse Community Association
    • $20 from Maria Frusteri of San Ramon Homeowners Association
    • $25 from Gene & Sara Dokter of San Ramon Homeowners Association
    • $20 from Mary Feyk of San Ramon Homeowners Association
    • $15 from Steve & Parvin Jensen of San Ramon Homeowners Association
    • $25 from Deborah L. Levan of San Ramon Homeowners Association
    • $95 from Roland & Laura McSherry of San Ramon Homeowners Association
    • Copy of a 12"x18" B&W print of Portuguese Bend in 1940’s from Don Christy

MISCELLANEOUS DONATIONS

    • $100 from RPV Senior Bridge Club for future PVIC exhibits
    • $2,000 from Las Candalistas for Ladera Linda Discovery Room
    • $50 from TOPS for PVIC
    • Scrapbook of Rancho Palos Verdes from Cameron Curtis McKinley
    • 13 Mounted original photos of the early Peninsula from Frances H. Dunn
    • Historic photo of Ranchos of Los Angeles from Barbara Walsh

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