Fees Waived For Little League Supporting Youth Sports

March 4, 2024 ·

A little boy playing baseball. Photo courtesy of Ben Hershey via Unsplash.

MALIBU—On Thursday, February 29, the city of Malibu announced on its website that the Malibu City Council waived $34,000 in fees for the Malibu Little League (MLL) during the February 12 meeting in order to help support youth sports in the community.

The waived fees are for the use of field and equipment rental for the Snack Shack for the 2024 baseball and softball season. The MLL is Malibu’s primary youth baseball and softball sports league and has used field space at Malibu Bluffs Park since before the City’s incorporation in 1991.

The Malibu Little League is a parent-led volunteer organization that invests in Malibu Bluffs Park infrastructure and fields and worked closely with the city on enhancements to park amenities. Since 2015, MLL increased participation by 112 players. In 2024, MLL expects to have 16 teams with 250 baseball and softball players using Malibu Bluffs Park for weekly team practices and bi-weekly games.

In 2023, MLL had 275 players, with 82 percent of players Malibu residents.

The facility rental fees include:

-Type Pony Baseball Field; Non-Profit Rate $11,574
-Major Baseball Field; Non-Profit Rate $11,574
-Multipurpose Field; Non-Profit Rate $8,171
Total $31,319

Snack Shack equipment rental:

-Equipment (Sink Rental Fee) $2,000

Staff anticipates there will be fluctuations in the facility use schedule

For more details view the staff report.

By Trevor

Next Post

Mayor, Vice Mayor And City Council Installation Ceremony April 2

BEVERLY HILLS—The city of Beverly Hills announced on its website that on Tuesday, April 2, the city will hold its installation ceremony for the new Mayor, Vice Mayor and Beverly Hills City Council. The ceremony will take place at 7…
Read
Previous Post

Body Builder Wards Off Would Be Robbers

WEST HOLLYWOOD—On February 28, at approximately 2 p.m., a West Hollywood dog walker fought off would be thieves who attempted to steal his watch. The victim of the attack was later identified as Rocco DiStefano, 29, who is a body…
Read
Random Post

Serial Killer Murders Cellmate

SANTA MONICA—On Thursday, September 14, Ramon Alberto Escobar, an illegal immigrant from El Salvador, was charged and arraigned in the strangulation death of his cellmate, Juan Villanueva on February 24 at North Kern State Prison located at 2737 W Cecil…
Read
Random Post

Volunteers Needed For Santa Monica Homeless Count

SANTA MONICA—The City of Santa Monica is seeking volunteers for the 2024 homeless count to be held on January 24, from 8:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m. The effort will be overseen by the Los Angeles Homeless Authority (LAHSA) in an…
Read
Random Post

UCLA Library Announces New Senior Fellows Cohorts

WESTWOOD—On March 27, the UCLA disclosed in a press release that the UCLA Library will welcome 20 top managers of academic libraries from across the nation for its 2024 UCLA Library Senior Fellows program. The biennial residential program will be…
Read
Random Post

Beverly Hills Faces $500 Million Discrimination Lawsuit

BEVERLY HILLS—On September 11, National Civil Rights Lawyer for Justice, Ben Crump opened a $500 million lawsuit against the City of Beverly Hills for racial profiling. Crump alleges that the Beverly Hills Police Department (BHPD) officers were racially discriminatory toward…
Read