Long Beach, CA
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File #: 13-1016    Version: 1 Name: PRM/DHHS - Donation for Coolidge Park D9
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/1/2013 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/19/2013 Final action: 11/19/2013
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or his designee, to execute any documents necessary to accept a non-monetary donation of planning, labor, materials, and equipment, valued at approximately $100,000, from the Los Angeles Clippers for improvements to the playground and basketball courts at Coolidge Park; execute any documents necessary to use funding of up to $30,000 of the Healthy Eating Active Living Zone Initiative Grant from Kaiser Foundation Hospitals for the installation of outdoor equipment, signage, and playground and court surfaces at Coolidge Park; and execute new right-of-entry permits and any related documents with Madrid Equipment Rental, Inc., and Chris Kelley, Inc., dba Childs Play, and/or their agents, to make the aforementioned improvements. (District 9)
Sponsors: Parks, Recreation and Marine, Health and Human Services
Indexes: Grant, Grant
Attachments: 1. 111913-R-19sr.pdf
Related files: 13-096PR, 33482_000, 33336_000, 33345_000
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or his designee, to execute any documents necessary to accept a non-monetary donation of planning, labor, materials, and equipment, valued at approximately $100,000, from the Los Angeles Clippers for improvements to the playground and basketball courts at Coolidge Park; execute any documents necessary to use funding of up to $30,000 of the Healthy Eating Active Living Zone Initiative Grant from Kaiser Foundation Hospitals for the installation of outdoor equipment, signage, and playground and court surfaces at Coolidge Park; and execute new right-of-entry permits and any related documents with Madrid Equipment Rental, Inc., and Chris Kelley, Inc., dba Childs Play, and/or their agents, to make the aforementioned improvements. (District 9)

DISCUSSION
On October 23, 2013, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) received notice from the Los Angeles Clippers Basketball Team (LA Clippers) of the National Basketball Association, that Coolidge Park, located at 352 East Neece Street, had been selected to receive approximately $100,000 in playground and basketball court improvements as part of the LA Clippers' FIT Campus Playground & Court Refurbishment Program (FIT Program). The LA Clippers' funded improvements would include: labor; replacement and installation of new playground equipment; new playground surfacing; and new basketball court backboards and basketball court resurfacing. The playground at Coolidge Park, last replaced in 1995, is one of the oldest playgrounds in the City of Long Beach (City), and has been identified by PRM as in need of refurbishment. The aforementioned improvements would replace the current aging playground equipment, which is not currently serviceable by the original vendor, and is noncompliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and current City playground safety standards.

Concurrent to the LA Clippers' FIT Program proposal, the Department of Health and Human Services (D...

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