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File #: 2022-027-PRCAC    Version: 2 Name:
Type: PRCA Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/17/2022 In control: Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Commission
On agenda: 5/25/2022 Final action:
Title: REAL RUN
Attachments: 1. Item 6 DISCUSSION - Exhibit 1 Real Run Enterprises Incorporated 501(c)(3), 2. Item 6 DISCUSSION - Exhibit 2 Permit
Report to Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Commission
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Discussion


SUBJECT:
Title
REAL RUN

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I. SUMMARY

The Real Run Enterprise Incorporated is seeking a co-sponsorship from the City of Carson to operate a summer adult basketball league for college and prospective National Basketball Association (NBA) players. The co-sponsorship includes a request for 100% waiver of facility rental fees for the use of the Veterans SportsComplex at a cost of $12,302.80. Additionally, the organization is requesting Summer Youth Workers to assist with game operations, estimated at $2,880 for the entire summer season. Staff plans to present the request to Council at the June 7, 2022 scheduled meeting.


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

RECEIVE and FILE

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III. ALTERNATIVES

TAKE any other action the Commission deems appropriate.

IV. BACKGROUND

The Real Run Enterprise Incorporated is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit (EXHIBIT 1). It started in the early mid 1990's when the program hosted professional players for their Summer Basketball Program. On May 17, 2005, City Council approved a 100% waiver of all fees (facility rental and staff time) for a five (5) week period during the summer. In 2021, City Council continued the support of the Real Run Program and approved a fee waiver on facilities and equipment for the summer use of the Veterans SportsComplex.

This year the League is proposing to continue its program and adding additional elements that include workshops to participating college and high school athletes as well as interested local high school or college athletes in the City of Carson during this Real Run Summer Program. These workshops will offer subjects such as: Financial Literacy, Mental Health, Legal and Law Enforcement Collaboratives, Health and Fitness Concepts, and a few others. The League operator desires to run this program this 2022 year at the Sports Complex from June 18, 2022, through August 6, 2022. It is an (8) eight-week pro...

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