Long Beach, CA
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File #: 15-0253    Version: 1 Name: PRM - 2015 Summer Food Service Program
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 3/5/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 3/24/2015 Final action: 3/24/2015
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute an agreement with the Long Beach Unified School District for food preparation for the 2015 Summer Food Service Program, in an amount not to exceed $341,225; execute sponsor/site agreements with the City of Signal Hill and nonprofit organizations; and execute any documents, including amendments, necessary to accept funds, implement, and administer the 2015 Summer Food Service Program. (Districts 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9, and portions of Signal Hill)
Sponsors: Parks, Recreation and Marine
Indexes: Agreements
Attachments: 1. 032415-C-7sr&att.pdf
Related files: 33858_000, 33880_000, 33836_000, 33853_000, 33831_000, 33870_000
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager to execute an agreement with the Long Beach Unified School District for food preparation for the 2015 Summer Food Service Program, in an amount not to exceed $341,225; execute sponsor/site agreements with the City of Signal Hill and nonprofit organizations; and execute any documents, including amendments, necessary to accept funds, implement, and administer the 2015 Summer Food Service Program. (Districts 1,2,4,5,6,7,8,9, and portions of Signal Hill)

DISCUSSION
Since 1980, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Marine (PRM) has operated a Summer Food Service Program that provides free lunches to low-income children, 18 years of age and under, who, in the absence of the program, would not receive their normal lunches during summer vacation. The 2015 Summer Food Service Program (Program) is sponsored through a grant from the California Department of Education (CDE). While the City of Long Beach (City) offers the Program at numerous City sites, City Council approval is required to execute several agreements with other agencies in order to allow them to operate under the Program. These agreements include an operational agreement with the Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) for the preparation and delivery of the lunches, and sponsor/site agreements with participating agencies, including nonprofit agencies, for the distribution of the lunches at 29 sites throughout Long Beach and two sites in Signal Hill (Attachment). During the 2008 Summer Food Service Program application process, the City applied for and was granted a permanent agreement to participate and receive funding from the CDE, thus eliminating the annual grant application process.

Community organizations that participate in the Program are required to secure the necessary insurance as deemed appropriate by the City’s Risk Manager, and to comply with regulations set forth by the CDE. As in the past, organizations that had previously participated...

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