Rancho Palos Verdes City Council
   

AUGUST 17, 2004 GIFTS FOR PARKS AUGUST 17, 2004 GIFTS FOR PARKS

TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: RON ROSENFELD, DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND PARKS

DATE: AUGUST 17, 2004

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:

2004 ANNUAL JULY 4TH CELEBRATION

  • $100 from Aim Pool Service
  • $100 from A.J.N. Company
  • $100 from Alan K. Rubin, CPA
  • $100 from Bouchard Communications, Inc.
  • $1000 from Charles Abbott Associates, Inc.
  • $100 from Coldwell Banker
  • $50 from Dove Enterprises
  • $100 from Duperon Interiors
  • $100 from Eastview Townhomes Homeowners Association
  • $100 from Ellis Environmental Management, Inc.
  • $100 from "Felines & Flowers" by Sande
  • $100 from Frances P. Stammreich
  • $100 from Golden Cove Center
  • $100 from La Cresta Homeowners Association
  • $100 from Mediterrania Homeowners Association
  • $50 from Miraleste Hills Community Association
  • $250 from Pacific View Homeowners Association
  • $100 from Panorama Estates
  • $100 from Rolling Hills Nursery, Inc.
  • $100 from Rolling Hills Riviera HOA
  • $150 from S&H Disposal Company
  • $100 from SA Associates
  • $100 from Seaview Residents Association
  • $100 from South Bay Home Team – RE/MAX
  • $200 from Stock Construction, Inc.
  • $50 from Sun Electric
  • $200 from Sun Shower Body Care
  • $50 from Tom Katata’s Gardening Services
  • $50 from T.O.P.S. CA #471
  • $100 from Torrentera Landscape (aka) Ruben’s Lawn Service
  • $100 from Tseng-Yao Sun
  • $100 from Urban Medical Distributors, Inc.
  • 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
  • Assorted merchandise from Bon Bon Island
  • Assorted merchandise from Borders
  • Five gift certificates from Bristol Farms
  • Ten gift certificates from Domino’s Pizza
  • Assorted merchandise from Gift Garden
  • $20 gift certificate from Giorgio’s
  • Gift certificates from Ice Chalet
  • Assorted merchandise from Jamba Juice
  • Gift certificate from La Salsa
  • 10 pies from Marie Callender’s Restaurant
  • $25 gift certificate from Marmalade Café
  • Five gift certificates from Ruby’s Diner
  • Assorted merchandise from Small Wonders
  • $25 gift certificate from The Golden Lotus
  • Two $30 gift certificates from The Original Red Onion Restaurant
  • Assorted merchandise from Stein Mart Incorporated

DONATIONS FOR PVIC

  • 3 framed prints, a framed etched plaque, and a framed color photograph from Bert and Wilma Scott (In memory of their son Michael Geoffry Scott)
  • One 8x10 framed photo and one reference map of the area from Dick and Barbara Trakas
  • Marine-themed educational toys and puppets from Carol Mead in memory of her husband, Chuck Mead.

REACH PROGRAM DONATIONS

  • $2000 from Las Candalistas
  • $28 from Paige Omoto
  • $150 from Karen Shimabukuro
  • $216 from TRW ECHO (Employees Charity Organization)
  • $100 from Hillary Watts

MISCELLANEOUS DONATIONS

  • $2000 FROM Las Candalistas for the 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