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File #: 2019-1010    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/31/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/3/2019 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE LIGHTHOUSE TO PROVIDE FREE SNACKS AND LUNCH AT CITY PARK'S SUMMER AND AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS (CITY COUNCIL)
Attachments: 1. Lighthouse-Home for Medically Fragile Children, Inc. Contract, 2. Lighthouse Meals delivered summer 2019
Report to Mayor and City Council
Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Consent


SUBJECT:
Title
CONSIDER APPROVING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE LIGHTHOUSE TO PROVIDE FREE SNACKS AND LUNCH AT CITY PARK'S SUMMER AND AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAMS (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

In April 21, 2009, the City of Carson entered into an agreement with Lighthouse to provide free snacks and lunch to children in city Kids Club and Summer Day Camp programs at the City's parks. At the time that the contract was executed, there was no sunset date included. Thus, a new agreement for the period January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2024 was recently negotiated and developed for the City Council's consideration. The City Council is asked to approve this agreement so as to ensure the continuation of this valuable program (Exhibit 1).

II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

TAKE the following actions:
1. APPROVE the agreement with Lighthouse-Home for Medically Fragile Children, Inc. for the period January 1, 2020 through December 31, 2024 to provide free lunches and snacks to children participating in Kids Club, Summer Day Camp, 3-in-1 Enrichment and Early Childhood Education programs.
2. AUTHORIZE the Mayor to execute the agreement, following approval as to form by the City Attorney.


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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE another action the City Council deems appropriate.

IV. BACKGROUND

The Lighthouse is a nonprofit children's charity that provides an array of programs and services to support medically fragile, low income and at-risk youth. Since 2007, the Summer Food Program has offered free nutritious lunches and snacks to youth under 18 years of age, or persons 19 and over that are mentally and physically disabled and attending a public or private non-profit special needs school program. The snacks and meals are distributed at various sites, including parks and recreation centers. The goal of the Summer Food Program is to ensure that children receive at least one nutritious and balanced meal per day when ...

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