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File #: 65094    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, for picking-up and dropping-off passengers as part of the operation of User’s pontoon boat rental business fo
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/14/2021 In control: Parks Division
On agenda: 4/20/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Enactment date: 5/24/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00342
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 2021-2022.
Sponsors: Tag Evers, Michael E. Verveer
Attachments: 1. Pontoon Porch Pier Use Agreement (Law Park) (2021-2022).pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes an agreement with Pontoon Porch LLC at Law Park from the effective date of this Agreement through December 31, 2021. This agreement may be renewed for one additional one-year period. The agreement sets forth the terms and conditions upon which the City will allow 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 the User’s pontoon boat rental business. Pontoon Porch LLC will pay the City up to $23,424 over the lifetime of the agreement ($11,539 in 2021 and $11,885 in 2022). These revenues will be recognized in the Parks Division Operating Budget.
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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 2021-2022.

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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, as shown on attached Exhibit A (“Premises”); 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 thr...

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