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File #: 54882    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the City to execute an agreement with Madison Metropolitan School District to use City athletic fields, parks and facilities for recreational activities and other community programming from the years of 2019-2023.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/26/2019 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 3/19/2019 Final action: 3/19/2019
Enactment date: 3/25/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00254
Title: Authorizing the City to execute an agreement with Madison Metropolitan School District to use City athletic fields, parks and facilities for recreational activities and other community programming from the years of 2019-2023.
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh, Maurice S. Cheeks
Attachments: 1. MMSD Master Agreement (2019-2023).pdf, 2. 03.13.19 BPC Meeting Registrant Handouts.pdf

Fiscal Note

This resolution authorizes a Facility Use and Program Agreement with Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) for an initial three-year term and two (2) additional one-year renewal terms (January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2023). The agreement sets the terms and conditions between the City and MMSD, including Madison School & Community Recreation (MSCR), to use various City athletic fields, parks and facilities for recreational activities and other community programming.

In 2019 and subsequent years, MMSD will pay the City approximately $93,000 annually; $3,000 for the Pontoon Boat program, $80,000 for the softball program, and $10,000 for the high school athletics program. Revenues are included in the Parks Division and General Fund 2019 Operating Budgets.

In 2019, the City will pay MSCR $13,000 annually for recreational services at Warner Park Community Recreation Center. The funding is included in the Parks Division 2019 Operating Budget. In the subsequent years, the City will pay MSCR $11,000 in 2020 and 2021 and $9,000 in 2022 and 2023.

Future expenses and revenues will be considered as a part of the annual operating budget process. 

Title

Authorizing the City to execute an agreement with Madison Metropolitan School District to use City athletic fields, parks and facilities for recreational activities and other community programming from the years of 2019-2023.

 

Body

WHEREAS, Madison School & Community Recreation (hereinafter referred to as “MSCR”) is a department of Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) and has had a long relationship with the City to provide recreational programs and services to residents of the City at various City parks and facilities, including the Warner Park Community Recreation Center (WPCRC); and,

 

WHEREAS, MMSD High School Athletic Departments also have a long standing relationship with the City to provide competitive athletic opportunities to MMSD students, most of whom are City residents, at various City parks and facilities, in addition to at MMSD’s own facilities; and,

 

WHEREAS, MMSD and the City would like to continue their past successful working relationship and enter into a multi-faceted agreement for the non-exclusive use of athletic fields and facilities, permission to provide a pontoon boating experience, and allow MSCR to offer recreational services at WPCRC.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to enter into a Facility Use and Program Agreement with the Madison Metropolitan School District to use certain City athletic fields, parks and facilities for recreational activities and other community programming for the years of 2019-2023, on a form and in a manner that has been approved by the City Attorney, Risk Manager and Parks Superintendent, and that is consistent with the Facility Use and Program Agreement attached hereto.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Superintendent of Parks is delegated authority to act on behalf of the City as set forth in the Agreement.