December 4, 2007

City Council Approves Updated List of Groups that can Receive Community Empowerment Funds

On Monday night, December 3, 2007, the San Leandro City Council approved a list of community empowerment fund recipients. Under Mayor Shelia Young, there was also a Mayor's Community Fund, which came from a separate City account that was funded by donations and fundraisers, including an annual golf tournament. Community empowerment funds come from the city's general fund and can be used by members of the City Council to support community projects. Each councilmember will have $2,500 each year at their discretion while the Mayor will have $5,000 each year at his discretion, for a total of $20,000 per year.

Councilmember Diana Souza ensured that the Washington Manor Swim Team was added to the list prior to its approval by the City Council.

The complete list of groups follows:

Alta Mira Club of San Leandro
American Cancer Society "Relay For Life" - San Leandro Annual Event
Arts Council of San Leandro
Boy Scouts of America - San Leandro Education and Training Center
Building Futures With Women And Children San Leandro
Calico Center of San Leandro
Community Resources for Independent Living
Davis Street Family Resource Center
Deaf Counseling Advocacy Referral Agency (DCARA), San Leandro
Floresta Baseball League
Friends of San Leandro Creek
George Mark Childrens House
Girls Inc
Homeowner and Neighborhood Associations within San Leandro which are registered with the City of San Leandro (limited to public benefit projects or programs)
Lavender Seniors of the East Bay, San Leandro
Leadership San Leandro
Monarch Bay Junior Golf
San Leandro Adult Day Care Center
San Leandro Art Association
San Leandro Boys and Girls Club
San Leandro Buccaneers
San Leandro Chamber of Commerce
San Leandro Crusaders
San Leandro Historical Society
San Leandro Kiwanis Club
San Leandro Lions Club
San Leandro Little League
San Leandro Players
San Leandro Police Explorer Program
San Leandro Police Officers Association
San Leandro Public Library Foundation
San Leandro Rotary Club
San Leandro Scholarship Foundation
San Leandro Swim Team
San Leandro Unified School District Schools and the Student Teacher and Parent Clubs affiliated with those schools
San Lorenzo Unified School District Schools and the Student Teacher and Parent Clubs affiliated with those schools
Senior Services Foundation - San Leandro Friendly Visiting Program
Spinnaker Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program
Stepping Stones Growth Center, San Leandro
Washington Manor Junior Baseball League
Washington Manor Swim Team

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at December 4, 2007 9:09 AM | TrackBack
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