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File #: 19-238    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 4/25/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 5/20/2019 Final action: 5/20/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Approval of Recommendation by the Parks and Recreation Commission to Distribute the 2019 Allocation of the Wahneta Hall Trust Funds in the Amount of $1,561 to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Merced to Operate a Mini Train in Applegate Park REPORT IN BRIEF Considers approving the recommend Wahneta Hall Trust Funds to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Merced in the amount of $1,561 to be used to operate and maintain the train at Kiddieland in Applegate Park. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion approving the recommendation by the Parks and Recreation Commission to allocate the 2019 Wahneta Hall Trust funds of $1,561 to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Merced to be paid out of Fund 795 Wahneta Hall Trust Fund; and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.
Attachments: 1. Wahnetta Hall Trust PRESS RELEASE.pdf, 2. 2019 Kiwanis Wahnetta Hall Grant Request.pdf

Report Prepared by: Jennifer Arellano, Recreation Supervisor, Parks and Recreation

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SUBJECT: Approval of Recommendation by the Parks and Recreation Commission to Distribute the 2019 Allocation of the Wahneta Hall Trust Funds in the Amount of $1,561 to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Merced to Operate a Mini Train in Applegate Park

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers approving the recommend Wahneta Hall Trust Funds to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Merced in the amount of $1,561 to be used to operate and maintain the train at Kiddieland in Applegate Park.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion approving the recommendation by the Parks and Recreation Commission to allocate the 2019 Wahneta Hall Trust funds of $1,561 to the Kiwanis Club of Greater Merced to be paid out of Fund 795 Wahneta Hall Trust Fund; and authorizing the City Manager or the Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by the Recreation and Parks Commission; or,
2. Approve, subject to other than recommended by the Recreation and Parks Commission; or,
3. Deny; or,
4. Refer to the Recreation and Parks Commission for reconsideration of specific items; or,
5. Continue to a future City Council meeting.

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 200.

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

DISCUSSION
The Wahneta Hall Trust fund was established in 1995. The trust provisions require that the City of Merced use a specific portion of the trust for an endowment fund with income being used to establish and maintain a mini-train system and/or band concert program in Applegate Park. This year there is $1,561 available.

On March 12, 2019, the Parks and Recreation Department mailed letters of invitation to apply for the 2019 Wahneta Hall Trust funds to recipients from previous years and other possible interested parties. These included: the Merced County Arts Council, the Kiwanis Club of Greater Merced...

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