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File #: 2022-0072   
Type: Consent Calendar Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 1/18/2022 In control: Board of Supervisors District 5
On agenda: 3/1/2022 Final action:
Title: Fee Waiver - Forestville Youth Park
Department or Agency Name(s): Board of Supervisors
Attachments: 1. Summary Report, 2. Att 1: remediated 2-8-22 Fee Waiver_FYP_BBQ
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To: Board of Supervisors

Department or Agency Name(s): Board of Supervisors

Staff Name and Phone Number: Supervisor Lynda Hopkins 707-565-2241

Vote Requirement: Majority

Supervisorial District(s): Fifth

 

Title:

Title

Fee Waiver - Forestville Youth Park

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Recommended Action:

Recommended action

Approve a fee waiver in the amount of $5974 for permit and health fees for the Forestville Youth Park’s annual parade and fundraiser, to be held on June 4 & 5, 2022. (Fifth District)

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Executive Summary:

The Forestville Youth Park is the only privately run park in the State. 60 years ago, local volunteers founded the park and it is operated solely by volunteers and with no taxpayer funds. The Youth Park serves as the only public athletic fields for a huge geographic area encompassing the entire West County area. Little League and soccer groups from Jenner, Cazadero and Bodega Bay rely on the youth park for their sport activities, and are able to waive fees for the underprivileged families as a result.

A park of similar size would cost the County of Sonoma approximately $110,000 per year to operate. The volunteer Board of Directors runs their entire operation on a budget of just over $50,000. This event is their most critical means to raise the money required to sustain the park.

 

Discussion:

The Forestville Youth Park and facilities are offered free of charge to any youth focused organization that needs a place to play and help our youth grow into the next generation of leaders who will serve the park, and the community.

 

Strategic Plan:

NA

 

Prior Board Actions:

02-25-2020, 02-05-2019, 03-13-2018 and 03-07-2017

 

Fiscal Summary

 Expenditures

FY 21-22 Adopted

FY22-23 Projected

FY 23-24 Projected

Budgeted Expenses

 

 

 

Additional Appropriation Requested

5974

 

 

Total Expenditures

 

 

 

Funding Sources

 

 

 

General Fund/WA GF

 

 

 

State/Federal

 

 

 

Fees/Other

 

 

 

Use of Fund Balance

 

 

 

Contingencies

5974

 

 

Total Sources

5974

 

 

 

Narrative Explanation of Fiscal Impacts:

None

 

Narrative Explanation of Staffing Impacts (If Required):

None

 

Attachments:

Fee Waiver and Brief History.

 

Related Items “On File” with the Clerk of the Board:

None