Rancho Palos Verdes City Council
   

FEBRUARY 7, 2006 GIFTS FOR PARKS FEBRUARY 7, 2006 GIFTS FOR PARKS FEBRUARY 7, 2006 GIFTS FOR PARKS

TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: RON ROSENFELD, DIRECTOR, RECREATION AND PARKS

DATE: FEBRUARY 7, 2006

SUBJECT: GIFTS FOR PARKS

STAFF COORDINATOR: Matt Waters, Senior Administrative Analyst

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:

DONATIONS FOR FOUNDERS PARK DEDICATION
- $250 from West Coast Arborists, Inc.
- $200 from Easy Roll Off Services
- $150 from Stock Construction, Inc.
- $100 from A.J.N. Company, Inc.
- $100 from Felines & Flowers by Sande
- $100 from Frances P. Stammreich
- $100 from George Bender Plumbing
- $100 from Jean Longacre
- $100 from Rolling Hills Nursery, Inc.
- $100 from Steven T. Kuykendall & Associates
- $100 from The Katherman Company
- $100 from Torrentera Landscape
- Floral arrangements donated by Sande Ishibashi
- P.V. stone pedestal donated by Trump National for Founders Park plaque

DONATIONS FOR BREAKFAST WITH SANTA 2005
- Breakfast food items from Bristol Farms
- Santa’s sleigh ride from Fire Station #106, L.A. County Fire District
- Coffee from Starbucks
- Bagels from Noah’s Bagels
- $50 gift certificate from Pavilions
- $25 gift certificate from Ralph’s Supermarket
- Dry cleaning services from Seven Seas Cleaners
- Six cases of cookies from Trader Joe’s
- $100 gift certificate from Whole Foods

DONATIONS FOR 2006 JULY 4TH CELEBRATION
- $200 from Sun Shower Body Care
- $100 from A.J.N. Co. Inc.
- $100 from Sande Ishibashi
- $100 from Steven T. Kuykendall & Associates
- $100 from Ingrid C. Spasser
- $100 from Tseng Yao Sun

DONATIONS FOR PVIC WHALE WALK
- $1000 from Aileen & Richard Bevans
- $1000 from Jerry Johnson
- $1000 from Clyde B. Lambert
- $1000 from George Neuner & Helen Gorey
- $1000 from Kenneth & Betty Riedman
- $1000 from Catherine & George Shweiri
- $1000 from Yvetta & Richard Williams

DONATIONS FOR PVIC WHALE WALK II
- $2500 from Moon Hee Chang

DONATIONS FOR PVIC
- $100 from the Palos Verdes Senior Citizens Club
- Marineland memorabilia from Lorri Weber Aiello
- Marineland photo album from Jeanne Anne Britton in honor of her son, Bill Britton
- Ten posters of whale-related information from Dr. Edward Mitchell
- Bowhead baleen plates from Anne Samuelson Williams and John Williams

REACH PROGRAM DONATIONS
- $3000 from Kiwanis Club of Rolling Hills Estates
- $20 from Kathy Rippo
- $30 from Sandra London

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