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File #: 32187    Version: 1 Name: Mallards Honoring Resolution 2013
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2013 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 12/3/2013 Final action: 12/3/2013
Enactment date: 12/5/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00865
Title: Congratulating the Madison Mallards on winning the 2013 Northwoods League Championship and being honored as the 2013 Northwoods League, Organization of the Year.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Joseph R. Clausius, Mark Clear, David Ahrens, Shiva Bidar, Maurice S. Cheeks, Lauren Cnare, Denise DeMarb, Sue Ellingson, Steve King, Larry Palm, Matthew J. Phair, Scott J. Resnick, Marsha A. Rummel, Chris Schmidt, Paul E. Skidmore, John Strasser, Lisa Subeck, Michael E. Verveer, Anita Weier, Ledell Zellers
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
12/3/20131 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/19/20131 COMMON COUNCIL Refer to a future Meeting to AdoptPass Action details Meeting details Not available
11/13/20131 Parks Division RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
No appropriation required.

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Congratulating the Madison Mallards on winning the 2013 Northwoods League Championship and being honored as the 2013 Northwoods League, Organization of the Year.

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WHEREAS, The Madison Mallards Baseball Team compiled a season record of 41-29, defeated the Lakeshore Chinooks in the South Division Championship Series and then swept the Duluth Huskies in two games to capture the 2013 Northwoods League Championship.

WHEREAS, The Madison Mallards Baseball Team has been a partner, lease holder and has called Warner Park and the “Duck Pond” Baseball Stadium home for 13 years; and,

WHEREAS, The Madison Mallards Baseball Team has partnered with the Madison Parks Division on the following programs: Rubber Ducky River Race, Kids to Kids Garage Sale, Madison Parks Day at the Ballpark, Madison Parks Hayrides, Moonlight Movies, Goodman Pool Family Fun Days; and,

WHEREAS, The Madison Mallards Baseball Team has partnered with the Madison Parks Foundation in donating the proceeds of the ticket sales of the Physician Plus Backyard seating area; and,

WHEREAS, the Madison Mallards Baseball Team has partnered with the City of Madison in the renovation and has invested in the infrastructure of the Warner Park “Duck Pond” Baseball Stadium, and has been recognized by the Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin and received the 2012 Outstanding Achievement in Recycling Award; and,

WHEREAS, the Madison Mallards Baseball Team has brought a new excitement to baseball in Madison, filling the stadium home game after home game with family-friendly entertainment; and,

WHEREAS, the Mayor, Common Council and Madison Parks wish to recognize the strong support of the Madison Mallards fans; and,

WHEREAS, the Mayor, Common Council and Madison Parks want to recognize Steve Schmitt, Vern Stenman and Conor Caloia for their team leadership and a commitment to the Madison community.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor, Common Council and Ma...

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