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File #: 41614    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a lease agreement with Tiger Lilly Seeds for the lease of 801 Royster Oaks Dr (parcel #071009225220). This land is owned and operated by the Storm Water Utility
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/29/2016 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 3/29/2016 Final action: 3/29/2016
Enactment date: 4/4/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00240
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a lease agreement with Tiger Lilly Seeds for the lease of 801 Royster Oaks Dr (parcel #071009225220). This land is owned and operated by the Storm Water Utility.
Sponsors: David Ahrens
Attachments: 1. lease_attach.pdf

Fiscal Note

The lease shall be executed for a cost of one dollar per annum.

Title

Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a lease agreement with Tiger Lilly Seeds for the lease of 801 Royster Oaks Dr (parcel #071009225220).  This land is owned and operated by the Storm Water Utility.

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WHEREAS, the City of Madison Storm Water Utility is the owner of the parcel above which is a detention basin; and

 

WHEREAS, the basin was recently constructed and seeded with native species (commonly referred to a prairie seeding); and

 

WHEREAS, City Engineering, via the Storm Water Utility, would normally manage this land as a native area; and

 

WHEREAS, City Engineering was contacted by Brittany Romine the owner of Tiger Lily Seeds who operates her plant and seed harvesting business with assistance of the Wisconsin Workforce Development and Movin’  Out ( an organization to help differently abled citizens); and

 

WHEREAS, Ms. Romine will be living in the apartments adjacent to this pond; and

 

WHEREAS, she would like to maintain (weed, harvest, plant) the prairie in the pond to a level that is not possible with City staff, and

 

WHEREAS, management of ponds and greenways in this manner is in keeping with the recommendations of the pollinator protection task force; and

 

WHEREAS, this represents an opportunity for both Ms. Romine and the City and Storm Water Utility

 

NOW, THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED THAT:  The Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute lease with Tiger Lilly Seeds with the level of funding noted above.