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File #: 1443-2018    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 6/6/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 6/19/2018 Final action: 6/19/2018
Title: Maintenance of School Sports Fields for School and Community Use
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Amendment 1 to Addendum #5 of Agreement No. 6718, 2. ATCH 2 - NVUSD Agreement No. 6718 Addendum #5
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: John Coates, Parks & Recreation Services Director

Prepared By: Katrina Gregory, Recreation Manager

TITLE:
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Maintenance of School Sports Fields for School and Community Use

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommendation

Authorize the City Manager to execute Amendment No 1 to City Agreement No. 6718, Addendum 5 for the Joint Agreement for Maintenance of School Sports Fields for school and community use.
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DISCUSSION:
The Napa Valley Unified School District and The City of Napa have participated in a long standing cooperative agreement to provide recreational amenities to the community. Seventeen (17) school sites have been utilized by community sports groups for use. The City and the District entered into the original addendum to this agreement for the maintenance of school sports fields in November of 2000. The City contributed $130,000 annually for the maintenance of district fields that benefited the community. Sports user groups also contributed a user fee to supplement some of the maintenance cost.

In November 2010, the original addendum for the sports field maintenance expired. The District took over the full financial responsibility for school field maintenance at that time and the City did not contribute any additional funding due to budgetary constraints. Without the additional financial contributions from the City, the District absorbed costs for sports field maintenance within their existing operating budget and within the sport user group fee fund. While the use of the sports fields by the community user groups did not decrease, the resources available for field maintenance were greatly reduced. This impacted the quality of the playing fields and decreased the field availability for community use.

In 2015, City and District staff met to develop a plan to improve the overall maintenance of school sports fields for the benefit of both District educational programs and City and comm...

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