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File #: 60729    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 2020-2022.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/28/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 6/16/2020 Final action: 6/16/2020
Enactment date: 6/22/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00444
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 2020-2022.
Sponsors: Zachary Henak, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael E. Verveer
Attachments: 1. Mad City Ski Team Use Agreement (2020-2022).pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution authorizes a two-year agreement that may be renewed for an additional one year period, with Mad-City Ski Team, Inc. at Law Park. The agreement sets 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 anticipated fees of $2,475 over the term of the agreement, $800 in 2020, $825 in 2021, and $850 in 2022. The 2020 revenue is included in the Parks Division Operating Budget (Munis 51110-43522).

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 2020-2022.

 

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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, 2009 and 2019; 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 the nearby lake bed for its weekly water ski shows, practices, lessons and special events.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to enter into a Use 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 consistent with the Law Park Use Agreement for 2020-2022 and incorporated hereto, in a format that is approved by the City Attorney and the Risk Manager;

 

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