CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
ITEM NO. 03
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO.
Meeting Date: March 12, 2002
Subject/Title: Request by the Chamber of Commerce for sponsorship of the 2002 Brentwood Cornfest in the amount of $50,000.
Submitted by: Karen Diaz, Deputy City Manager/City Clerk
Approved by: John Stevenson, City Manager
Request by the Chamber of Commerce for sponsorship of the 2002 Brentwood Cornfest in the amount of $50,000.
Until 2000, the City funded specific Cornfest events each year such as the Fireworks Program.
Beginning with Cornfest 2000, the City established the procedure of contributing funds to the Chamber of Commerce for the Cornfest and then billing back for City services provided during the event.
In 2001, the City contributed $50,000 and billed the Cornfest $37,706.51 for services including Police, Garbage and Public Works.
The sponsorship, includes City promotion in all radio, print media, internet advertising, stage recognition with banners, and an area in Information Alley. The fireworks will also continue to be credited the City.
Funds are included in the Economic Development Budget