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 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


RECOMMENDATION 
Request by the Chamber of Commerce for sponsorship of the 2002 Brentwood Cornfest in the amount of $50,000.

PREVIOUS ACTION
Until 2000, the City funded specific Cornfest events each year such as the Fireworks Program. 

BACKGROUND
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.

FISCAL IMPACT
Funds are included in the Economic Development Budget