Leon Valley
TX

Staff Report
17-23

Discuss and Consider possible Action on an In Kind Grant request by NuSMASH for use of the Community Center at 6427 Evers Road for a Charity Dance Showcase

Information

Department:Community DevelopmentSponsors:
Category:Grant

Item Discussion

PURPOSE

 

NuSMASH is requesting use of the Community Center on Sunday May 21, 2017 from 12:00 - 6:00 PM. The event features the SMASH Kids Spring Showcase for Charity, which serves as a fundraiser to cover the cost of dance lessons for less fortunate families.

 

The request includes waiver of the deposit, facility fee, cleaning fee, and security.

 

The SMASH Kids Spring Showcase will feature ballet, hip hop, and break dance performances by children ages 3-14. Admission to the event is open to the public with a suggested $10 donation for adults and $5 for children.

 

The In Kind Grant Committee reviewed the request and is forwarding an affirmative recommendation. The points required are a minimum of 20 and this request scored 23.25 out of 30.

 

SEE LEON VALLEY

 

Social Equity - Promotes high quality recreational and cultural opportunities, and supports collaborative participation with nonprofit organizations in Leon Valley

 

Economic Development - Encourages promoting the City and creates positive branding for the City.

 

Environmental Stewardship - N/A

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT

 

If approved, the grant would waive the following fees:

Security                                          $132

Cleaning Fees                             $200

Rental Fees                                          $200

Deposit                                          $250

Total Fees Waived                            $782

 

 

STRATEGIC GOALS

 

The request supports Strategic Goal 1 “Economic Development” which encourages promoting the City and creates positive branding for the City. Support for NuSMASH and other Leon Valley nonprofit organizations promotes a positive stakeholder collaboration and features City facilities/amenities.

 

 

Document Comments

RECOMMENDATION

 

The Committee forwards a recommendation of Approval to Council with a score of 23.25 out of 30.

 

 

Meeting History

Mar 21, 2017 7:00 PM  City Council Regular Meeting

Community Development Manager Megan McLeod presented this item in response to an In Kind Grant Application from NuSMASH who is requesting use of the Community Center on Sunday May 21, 2017 from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. The event features the SMASH Kids Spring Showcase for Charity, which serves as a fundraiser to cover the cost of dance lessons for less fortunate families.

The request includes waiver of the deposit, facility fee, cleaning fee, and security.

The SMASH Kids Spring Showcase will feature ballet, hip hop, and break dance performances by children ages 3-14. Admission to the event is open to the public with a suggested $10 donation for adults and $5 for children.

Applicant Brandy with NuSMASH and Marianna Sanchez were present for questions.

The In Kind Grant Committee reviewed the request and is forwarding an affirmative recommendation. The points required are a minimum of 20 and this request scored 23.25 out of 30.

A motion was made by Council Member Monica Alcocer and seconded by Council Member Belinda Ealy, to grant the In Kind Grant to NuSMASH for use of the Community Center at 6427 Evers Road for a Charity Dance Showcase on May 21, 2017 from 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.

RESULT:APPROVED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Monica Alcocer, Council Place 3
SECONDER:Belinda Ealy, Council Place 2
AYES:David Jordan, David Edwards, Belinda Ealy, Monica Alcocer, Benny Martinez

Discussion