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File #: 21-1220   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 2/11/2021
Posting Language: Ordinance approving a Sports License Agreement with Karma Youth Empowered, Inc. d/b/a Brooks Inner City Sports for operations, maintenance and programming of the designated sports fields at Pytel Park in Council District 3. There is no fiscal impact associated with this ordinance. [David W. McCary, CPM, Assistant City Manager; Homer Garcia III, Director, Parks and Recreation]
Attachments: 1. Agreement, 2. Site Map for Sports License Agreement at Pytel Park with Karma Teens Empowered Contract Exhibit A, 3. Contracts Disclosure Form Karma Teens Empowered dba Brooks Inner City Sports, 4. Draft Ordinance, 5. Ordinance 2021-02-11-0102
DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Homer Garcia III


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: District 3


SUBJECT:

Sports License Agreement with Karma Youth Empowered, Inc. d/b/a Brooks Inner City Sports



SUMMARY:

This ordinance authorizes the Parks and Recreation Department to execute a Sports License Agreement with Karma Youth Empowered, Inc. d/b/a Brooks Inner City Sports for operations, maintenance and programming of the designated sports fields at Pytel Park in Council District 3.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

On February 1, 2011, the City and Karma Youth Empowered, Inc. d/b/a Brooks Inner City Sports entered into a five-year license agreement for the use of approximately 2 acres of City-owned property located at Pytel Park in Council District 3 for the operations, maintenance and programming of sports fields. On February 1, 2016, the City and Karma Youth Empowered continued this agreement and entered into a new five-year agreement.

Karma Youth Empowered has established a community presence since 2007; the league provides organized youth baseball activities year-round at Pytel Park. Over the last five years the league has served over 1,200 youth.

The current agreement expired on January 31, 2021 and a new Sports License Agreement is proposed to commence upon approval and expire on December 31, 2023 with two one-year administrative extensions. There has been no impact to the operations, the Spring season will begin in early March. In lieu of rent, the league shall be responsible for operations and maintenance of the designated sports fields. In addition, the league will be permitted to operate concessions with proceeds benefitting their program and to offset the cost of operations and maintenance.

The Small Business Economic Development Advocacy (SBEDA) Ordinance requirements were waived due to the lack of small, minority, and/or women businesses available to provide these goods and services.


ISSUE:

This ordinance authorizes the Parks...

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