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File #: 18-343    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 6/28/2018 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 7/16/2018 Final action: 7/16/2018
Title: SUBJECT: Contract for Summer Camp Services with Boys and Girls Club of Merced REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving an agreement with Boys and Girls Club of Merced to provide summer camp services in the amount of $20,000 for FY 2018-19. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the agreement with the Boys and Girls Club of Merced in the amount of $20,000 to provide summer camp services; and, authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.
Attachments: 1. Camp McCombs Poster.pdf, 2. Summer camp agreement.pdf

Report Prepared by: Lamnguene Kindavong, Recreation Coordinator, Parks and Recreation Department

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SUBJECT: Contract for Summer Camp Services with Boys and Girls Club of Merced

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers approving an agreement with Boys and Girls Club of Merced to provide summer camp services in the amount of $20,000 for FY 2018-19.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion approving the agreement with the Boys and Girls Club of Merced in the amount of $20,000 to provide summer camp services; and, authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve, subject to other than recommended by staff; or,
3. Deny; or,
4. Refer to staff for reconsideration of specific items (specific items to be addressed in the motion); or,
5. Continue to a future meeting (date and time to be specified in the motion).

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 200.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
As provided for in the 2018-19 Proposed Budget

DISCUSSION
The City of Merced's Parks and Recreation Department and the Boys and Girls Club of Merced County have worked together since the 1990's to provide recreation services to the City's youth. The City has supported the Boys and Girls Club with funds, facilities, staff expertise, and equipment.

In the past, the City has provided its own summer camp programs. Due to budget constraints and limited resources, the City and the Boys and Girls Club began partnering to provide summer camp (Camp McCombs) to better leverage resources. This seven-year partnership allows the camp to provide activities to approximately 90 youths per day.

The Parks and Recreation Department and Boys and Girls Club are preparing for this year's summer camp program. The program will be offered July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2019. The camp will operate Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and will be open to youths in grad...

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