The Santa Barbara City Council agreed to renew the Westside United Boys & Girls Club’s lease for its digs by Bohnett Park. The new lease will run three years; the previous lease ran for 50 and expired last summer. City officials have been concerned about financial and leadership issues that have dogged United Boys & Girls Club since the Great Recession and insisted on a short lease to ensure that such concerns get addressed. With the hiring of Michael Baker as the new CEO four months ago, some of that concern has been addressed.
City Renews Boys & Girls Club Lease
Thursday, May 21, 2015
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