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File #: 143-2021    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Passed
File created: 4/9/2021 In control: CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF NAPA
On agenda: 5/4/2021 Final action: 5/4/2021
Title: Lease Agreement with Napa Little League for Garfield Park
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1 - Lease Agreement
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Vincent Smith, Interim Parks & Recreation Services Director

Prepared By: Katrina Gregory, Recreation Manager

Lease Agreement with Napa Little League for Garfield Park


Authorize the City Manager to execute a lease agreement with Napa Little League for Garfield Park for a term of 15 years with an option to renew for two consecutive 5-year extensions at an annual rent of $2,500, increased each year by the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index and determine that the actions authorized by this item are exempt from CEQA.

In 1983, the City entered into a Lease Agreement with Napa Little League to construct, maintain and operate three baseball fields at Garfield Park. After completion of the construction, Napa Little League has operated at Garfield Park for the past 37 years. The non-profit organization is volunteer lead and serves nearly 700 children between the ages of 4-12 years old in the Napa community.
In the past seven years, the Napa Little League has continued to invest in the facility in the form of facility improvements. Napa Little League has allocated approximately $147,000 of its funds combined with an additional $78,000 in donations from local businesses to make a total of $225,000 in capital improvements. These improvements included dugout replacements, new scoreboards, fencing, and bathroom and kitchen updates to the club house. The organization has plans to continue to invest in the facility with additional replacements and enhancements in the upcoming years. Napa Little League also invests additional funds annually for the on-going maintenance including utilities and field maintenance.
Below are a few highlights of the proposed new Lease Agreement:
* Napa Little League will pay a $2,500 annual lease payment which will be subject to consumer price index (CPI) increases annually.
* The term of the leas...

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