RESOLUTION NO. 823
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE APPROVING A LEASE OF THE U.P. SENIOR CENTER TO COMMUNITY CONNECTION PLACE, A WASHINGTON NONPROFIT CORPORATION, AND FEDERAL TAX-EXEMPT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION
WHEREAS, Community Connection Place is a Washington nonprofit corporation, and federally certified tax exempt charitable organization headquartered in University Place; and
WHEREAS, Community Connection Place (CCP) describes its long-term plan as the construction of a U.P. community center that will highlight education, fitness, creativity, and wellness. CCP describes its U.P. vision as a community of thriving children, active families, and engaged citizens; and
WHEREAS, with the recent conclusion of the City’s recreational services program, Community Connection Place is seeking the opportunity to continue to operate the UP Senior Center beginning in 2017 and beyond. Community Connection Place proposes to continue existing programs and add new programs over time; and
WHEREAS, due to a 1997 HUD Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), through November of 2022 use of the Senior Center facility must be consistent with at least one of the CDBG national objectives, and Community Connection Place’s proposed programming is consistent with the applicable national objectives; and
WHEREAS, the proposed lease was prepared to protect the City, transfer all costs of operation and maintenance to Community Connection Place, and give Community Connection Place the greatest opportunity to succeed; and
WHEREAS, the proposed lease of the U.P. Senior Center to Community Connection Place allows the facility to continue in operation in 2017 and beyond by a University Place community based, and focused non-profit;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Incorporation. The recitals are hereby incorporated herein as if set forth in full.
Section 2. Approval of Lease. The City Council of the City of University Place hereby approves the Lease of the U.P. Senior Center to Community Connection Place, a Washington nonprofit corporation, and federal tax-exempt Charitable Organization, substantially in the form attached hereto.
Section 3. Effective Date. This Resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption by the City Council.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON NOVEMBER 21, 2016.
Javier H. Figueroa, Mayor
Emelita Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Steve Victor, City Attorney