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File #: 50451    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the City to execute an agreement with Pontoon Porch LLC to use the surrounding Law Park area, and the nearby Monona Terrace property as part of the operation of User’s pontoon boat rental business for 2018-2020.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/5/2018 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 3/20/2018 Final action: 3/20/2018
Enactment date: 3/23/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00234
Title: Authorizing the City to execute an agreement with Pontoon Porch LLC to use the surrounding Law Park area, and the nearby Monona Terrace property, for picking-up and dropping-off passengers as part of the operation of User’s pontoon boat rental business for the years of 2018-2020.
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh
Attachments: 1. Pontoon Porch Pier Use Agreement (2018-2020).pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes a one-year agreement with Pontoon Porch LLC to use Law Park and the Monona Terrace property for picking-up and dropping-off passengers as part of a pontoon boat rental business. The agreement may be renewed for two additional one-year periods. Pontoon Porch LLC will pay the City $33,618 over the three year period ($10,876 in 2018, $11,203 in 2019 and $11,539 in 2020). The revenue for 2018 is budgeted in the Parks Division Operating Budget (Munis account 51110-43522).

Title
Authorizing the City to execute an agreement with Pontoon Porch LLC to use the surrounding Law Park area, and the nearby Monona Terrace property, for picking-up and dropping-off passengers as part of the operation of User’s pontoon boat rental business for the years of 2018-2020.

Body
WHEREAS, the City is the owner of certain park lands in the City of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin, known as Law Park, which park lies between John Nolen Drive and Lake Monona, from roughly North Shore Drive extended northeast to South Blair Street extended; and,

WHEREAS, within Law Park the City of Madison Parks Division (“MPD”) has provided certain amenities to encourage the use of Law Park and the enjoyment of the urban lakeshore, including an accessible pier located in the lakeshore area immediately southwest and adjacent to the Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center (“Monona Terrace”) roughly at South Fairchild Street extended and approximately 100 feet northeast of the Monona Terrace driveway off of John Nolen Drive; and,

WHEREAS, User operates a commercial pontoon boat rental operation where small groups are able to rent an accessible double-decker pontoon boat for private outings on Lake Monona for two to three hours at a time, with the User provided operator transporting the customers to various locations on Lake Monona to allow the customers to engage in recreational activities such as swimming and fishing from the pontoon, or simply to enjo...

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