Long Beach, CA
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File #: 20-0379    Version: 1 Name: PRM - Summer Food Service Program
Type: Contract Status: CCIS
File created: 4/2/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/5/2020 Final action: 5/5/2020
Title: Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement with the Long Beach Unified School District, for food preparation for the 2020 Summer Food Service Program, in an amount not to exceed $304,300; 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 2020 Summer Food Service Program, from June 15, 2020 through August 21, 2020. (Citywide)
Sponsors: Parks, Recreation and Marine
Attachments: 1. 050520-C-18sr&att.pdf
Related files: 35537_000
TITLE
Recommendation to authorize City Manager, or designee, to execute an agreement with the Long Beach Unified School District, for food preparation for the 2020 Summer Food Service Program, in an amount not to exceed $304,300; 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 2020 Summer Food Service Program, from June 15, 2020 through August 21, 2020. (Citywide)

DISCUSSION
Since 1980, the Parks, Recreation and Marine Department (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 school lunches during summer vacation. The 2020 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 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. Lunches will be provided at 23 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, organizat...

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