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File #: 20-0882    Name:
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 5/20/2020 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action:
Title: Consideration of a Three (3) Year License Agreement Renewal with Fight for Children for the Alexandria Boxing Club Use of the Charles Houston Recreation Center Located at 901 Wythe Street.
Attachments: 1. 20-0882 - Attachment - Draft License Agreement between COA and Fight for Children
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: JUNE 3, 2020

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Consideration of a Three (3) Year License Agreement Renewal with Fight for Children for the Alexandria Boxing Club Use of the Charles Houston Recreation Center Located at 901 Wythe Street.
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ISSUE: Consideration of a three (3) year license agreement renewal with Fight for
Children for the Alexandria Boxing Club at Charles Houston Recreation Center located
at 901 Wythe Street.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council (1) consider this license agreement between Fight
for Children and the City of Alexandria for the Alexandria Boxing Club's use of the boxing
facility at the Charles Houston Recreation Center and set it for public hearing on Saturday, June
20, 2020, and (2) after the public hearing authorize the City Manager to execute the license
agreement as outlined in this memorandum.

BACKGROUND: In 2018 the City entered into a two-year license agreement with Fight for Children, a nonprofit based in Washington, D.C. for the Alexandria Boxing Club's use of the boxing facility at the Charles Houston Recreation Center. The license agreement provided the Alexandria Boxing Club use of the 1,800 square foot boxing facility for an afternoon elementary after school program and for a boxing training program evenings and Saturdays. City of Alexandria youth ages 5 to 17 participate in the programs for free.

DISCUSSION: The terms of the draft license agreement are similar to the previous agreement and include a term of three years unless terminated by either party. The terms provide the Alexandria Boxing Club exclusive use of the facility Monday to Friday from 4:30 p.m. to
9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The City's Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities has use of the faci...

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