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Sponsored by: Hunt <br /> l CITY OF SEWARD, ALASKA <br /> RESOLUTION 2012 -030 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SEWARD, <br /> ALASKA, APPROVING TEEN AND YOUTH CENTER DAY CAMP FEE <br /> SUBSIDIES, AND REDUCING THE 2012/2013 TYC REVENUE BUDGET <br /> WHEREAS, the 2012/2013 Budget included an increase in fees associated with day camps <br /> from $65 to $100 (54% increase) per week for regular day camps, and from $100 to $150 (50% <br /> increase) per week for adventure camps, resulting in an increase to budgeted revenues of $1 6,000 <br /> and <br /> WHEREAS, in order to mitigate the impact of the day camp fee increase on low - income <br /> families, a 50% fee reduction was given to families qualifying for food stamps, with such fee <br /> reduction not being reflected in the 2012/2013 TYC budgeted revenues; and <br /> WHEREAS, some Council members requested additional subsidies be provided to families <br /> who may not qualify for food stamps but who might qualify for fee reductions based on eligibility for <br /> programs such as WIC, Public Assistance, Denali Kid Care and /or Free and Reduced Lunch, and this <br /> resolution serves that purpose; and <br /> irow WHEREAS, a sliding fee program approved by the City Council would result in the <br /> following day camp fees: 1) Tier I — Provide proof of food stamps eligibility to pay 50% of the <br /> posted day camp fee; 2) Tier II — Provide proof of eligibility for any of the following programs: WIC, <br /> Denali Kid Care, Free or Reduced Lunch, Public Assistance, to pay 75% of the posted day camp fee; <br /> 3) Tier III pay 100% of the posted day camp fee; and 4) Family Discount — First two children pay full <br /> price; Half price for each additional child (Tier I and Tier II are not eligible for family discount) for <br /> day camps; and <br /> WHEREAS, the estimated impact on the 2012/2013 budget is a loss of between $5,000 and <br /> $10,000 in TYC revenue, assuming no families drop participation in the TYC program based on the <br /> non - subsidized fee increase. <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br /> OF SEWARD, ALASKA, that: <br /> Section 1. The City Council directs the City Manager to adopt additional subsidies for TYC <br /> day camp programs as follows: 1) Tier I — Provide proof of food stamps eligibility to pay 50% of the <br /> posted day camp fee; 2) Tier II — Provide proof of eligibility for any of the following programs: WIC, <br /> Denali Kid Care, Free or Reduced Lunch, Public Assistance, to pay 75% of the posted day camp fee; <br /> 3) Tier III pay 100% of the posted day camp fee; and 4) Family Discount — First two children pay full <br /> aT price; Half price for each additional child (Tier I and Tier II are not eligible for family discount) for <br /> pr„ day camps. <br />