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File #: 20-0097    Version: 1
Type: Gen. Bus. - Staff Report Status: Agenda Ready
In control: City Council Regular Meeting
On agenda: 3/17/2020 Final action:
Title: Request by the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation (MBEF) to Place a Donor Appreciation Community Recognition Wall in Metlox Plaza, and If Approved, Delegate Authority to the City Manager to Execute Agreement (Parks and Recreation Director Leyman). DISCUSS AND PROVIDE DIRECTION
Attachments: 1. MBEF Donor Appreciation Community Recognition Proposal
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TO:
Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Council

THROUGH:
Bruce Moe, City Manager

FROM:
Mark Leyman, Parks and Recreation Director
Quinn Barrow, City Attorney

SUBJECT:Title
Request by the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation (MBEF) to Place a Donor Appreciation Community Recognition Wall in Metlox Plaza, and If Approved, Delegate Authority to the City Manager to Execute Agreement (Parks and Recreation Director Leyman).
DISCUSS AND PROVIDE DIRECTION
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Recommended Action
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council discuss and provide direction for the request by the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation (MBEF) to place a donor appreciation community recognition wall in Metlox Plaza, and if approved, delegate authority to the City Manager to execute an agreement.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
The fiscal implications are unknown at this time. MBEF is seeking funds from the City, LA County, and other local partners to cover the costs associated with the donor wall.

BACKGROUND:
Staff received a proposal from MBEF in September 2019, for a donor wall in the community, called an "Endowment Tree," to highlight donors who contribute to MBEF. Staff has met with MBEF to evaluate design and location options for the donor wall. Their proposal is to place an "Endowment Tree" on the Metlox Plaza wall (approximately 30' x 12') facing east that connects the Waterleaf storefront to the location of the weekly Farmers Market.

DISCUSSION:
MBEF submitted the attached proposal for City Council consideration. Hilary Mahan, MBEF Executive Director, will present this proposal to the City Council.

CONCLUSION:
Staff recommends that the City Council discuss and provide direction for the request by the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation (MBEF) to place a donor appreciation community recognition wall in Metlox plaza.

PUBLIC OUTREACH:
After analysis, staff determined that public outreach was not required for this iss...

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