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File #: 31976    Version: 1 Name: 10268 Farm Lease Larry Skaar
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/22/2013 In control: BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS
On agenda: 11/19/2013 Final action: 11/19/2013
Enactment date: 11/20/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00848
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a lease for farming purposes with Larry Skaar for 16.8 acres of land located at 3310 County Highway AB in the Town of Blooming Grove.
Sponsors: Denise DeMarb
Attachments: 1. 10268 Exhibit A.pdf, 2. 10268 Exhibit B.pdf
Fiscal Note
Anticipated income in the year 2014 of $2,940 will be deposited into Account No. CL60-78220-810398.
Title
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a lease for farming purposes with Larry Skaar for 16.8 acres of land located at 3310 County Highway AB in the Town of Blooming Grove.
Body
WHEREAS, the current lessee, Dan Niesen, is retiring from farming and does not wish to renew his lease at the end of this year; and

WHEREAS, the City of Madison Office of Real Estate Services was contacted by Larry Skaar, who is interested in farming the property next year; and

WHEREAS, the terms of a Lease have been negotiated between Larry Skaar and the Office of Real Estate Services; and

WHEREAS, the City of Madison Parks Division has reviewed the lease terms and recommends entering into the lease with Larry Skaar.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to execute a lease with Larry Skaar (the “Lessee”) allowing for the use of 16.8 tillable acres of land for farming purposes, subject to the following terms and conditions:

1. The “Leased Premises” are more particularly described on attached Exhibit A and depicted in attached Exhibit B.

2. The term of the Lease shall commence as of January 1, 2014 and expire on December 31, 2014.

3. The Lessee shall pay rent to the City annual rent of $2,940.00, based on $175.00 per tillable acre. Rent shall be payable in two (2) equal installments due on or before June 1, 2014 and December 31, 2014, respectively.

4. The Lease may be renewed for subsequent one-year terms upon the agreement of the parties as to the terms of the renewal.

5. Atrazine or any herbicide that lists atrazine as an active ingredient shall not be applied upon the Leased Premises.

6. The Lessee shall not hunt upon the Leased Premises and shall ensure that the Leased Premises are not used for hunting purposes.

7. The Lessee shall be responsible for all utilities furnished to the Leased Premises, Including w...

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