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File #: 21-0532R    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/9/2021 In control: Recreation, Libraries and Authorities
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/19/2021
Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING 18-MONTH AGREEMENT WITH LIFE HOUSE TO PROVIDE OUT OF SCHOOL TIME PROGRAMMING IN THE CENTRAL HILLSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD AT COST OF $10,000 IN 2021 AND $15,000 IN 2022.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A

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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING 18-MONTH AGREEMENT WITH LIFE HOUSE TO PROVIDE OUT OF SCHOOL TIME PROGRAMMING IN THE CENTRAL HILLSIDE NEIGHBORHOOD AT COST OF $10,000 IN 2021 AND $15,000 IN 2022.

 

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CITY PROPOSAL:

 

WHEREAS, area youth are in need of additional assistance with educational opportunities, development of health and life skills, positive adult role model interaction, and recreation.

 

WHEREAS, Life House has the staff, resources, and relationships to meet the needs of youth in the Central Hillside neighborhood.

 

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with Life House to provide out of school time youth programming in the Central Hillside neighborhood, substantially in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A and expend up to $10,000 in 2021 and $15,000 in 2022 payable from 205-130-1219-5310 (Parks, Community Resources, Parks Operating, Contract Services).

 

Statement of Purpose

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes a professional services contract with Life House for out of school time youth programming in the City’s Central Hillside neighborhood. The Hills Youth and Family Services d/b/a Neighborhood Youth Services had been performing these services until its abrupt closure on July 2, 2021. The Operation Agreement between the City and The Hills Youth and Family Services authorized by City Council Resolution 21-0134R was terminated on July 2, 2021.  Under the terms of this agreement, Life House will facilitate programming in a safe and structured environment at the Washington Community Center for youth in the Central Hillside neighborhood. The program will provide youth with educational opportunities, development of health and life skills, positive adult role model interaction, and recreation activities. These funds are sourced from the Parks Fund.