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File #: 42214    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the City to execute an agreement with Mad-City Ski Team, Inc. to use portions of Law Park and the adjacent Lake Monona lake bed for water ski shows, practices, lessons and other special events for the years of 2016-2019.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/21/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 4/19/2016 Final action: 4/19/2016
Enactment date: 4/22/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00281
Title: Authorizing the City to execute an agreement with Mad-City Ski Team, Inc. to use portions of Law Park and the adjacent Lake Monona lake bed for water ski shows, practices, lessons and other special events for the years of 2016-2019.
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh
Fiscal Note
This resolution authorizes a two-year agreement that may be renewed for an additional two-year period, with Mad-City Ski Team, Inc. at Law Park. The agreement will set forth the terms and conditions upon which the City will allow Mad-City Ski Team, Inc. to use portions of Law Park and the adjacent Lake Monona lake bed for water ski shows, practices, lessons and other special events. In addition to a security deposit, Mad-City Ski Team, Inc. will pay the City an anticipated fee of $2,950 over the term of the agreement. These revenues will be recognized in the Parks Division Operating Budget as follows: $700 in 2016, $725 in 2017, $750 in 2018 and $775 in 2019.

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Authorizing the City to execute an agreement with Mad-City Ski Team, Inc. to use portions of Law Park and the adjacent Lake Monona lake bed for water ski shows, practices, lessons and other special events for the years of 2016-2019.

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WHEREAS, the Mad-City Ski Team was formed in 1995 following a merger of two ski teams, the Capital City Ski Team and the Madison Water Ski Show Team, and since around 1986, through itself and its predecessors, the Ski Team has been putting on weekly free summer water ski shows for the public at Law Park in Madison; and,

WHEREAS, the Ski Team is made up of a group of dedicated volunteers that perform free water ski shows for the Madison community throughout the summer and compete in regional and national water ski show tournaments. The Ski Team is nationally recognized for its innovative shows and thrilling water skiing and has won National Championships in 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009; and,

WHEREAS, in addition to performing water ski shows, the Ski Team also hosts a disabled skier clinic, runs a learn to ski program and helps run the Clean Lakes Festival that is dedicated to cleaning up Dane County’s lakes; and,

WHEREAS, it is in the City’s interest to allow the Ski Team to continue to use a portion of Law Park and...

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