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File #: O-003-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Mayor's Office
File created: 12/4/2018 In control: Public Service Department
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/22/2019
Title: Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a golf course management agreement with Davey Golf, a division of the Davey Tree Expert Company, for the operation of the Ottawa Park, Detwiler, and Collins Park municipal golf courses; authorizing the deposit of net golf course revenue into the golf course improvement fund; authorizing the Mayor to execute a settlement and release agreement with Master Golf Management Group with respect to the termination of the current golf course lease agreement; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of $150,000 from the golf course improvement fund the purchase of golf course equipment and inventory; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of $195,000 from the golf course improvement fund for future golf course operations; and declaring an emergency.
Attachments: 1. Audio: O-531-18 Council Meeting 12/18/2018, 2. Audio:Agenda Review 1/2/2019, 3. Audio: Council Meeting1/8/19, 4. Audio: Agenda Review Meeting 1/15/2019, 5. Audio: Council Meeting 1/22/19
Label
DPS Golf Course Management Agreement
Parks, Recreation & Forestry
Karen Ranney Wolkins (x2326)/Paul M. Rasmusson (x7868)
Revised

Title
Authorizing the Mayor to enter into a golf course management agreement with Davey Golf, a division of the Davey Tree Expert Company, for the operation of the Ottawa Park, Detwiler, and Collins Park municipal golf courses; authorizing the deposit of net golf course revenue into the golf course improvement fund; authorizing the Mayor to execute a settlement and release agreement with Master Golf Management Group with respect to the termination of the current golf course lease agreement; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of $150,000 from the golf course improvement fund the purchase of golf course equipment and inventory; authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of $195,000 from the golf course improvement fund for future golf course operations; and declaring an emergency.

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SUMMARY & BACKGROUND:
In the summer of 2018, the City of Toledo's Department of Public Service notified Master Golf Management Group, the city's current golf course tenant, of the city's intent to terminate the current golf course lease effective March 31, 2019. The golf course lease agreement authorized by Council Ordinance 116-10 was in its ninth year of a 10 year term. The city recently published a request for proposals (RFP) for those interested in entering into a management agreement for the operation of the city's three municipal golf courses. The RFP was successful in soliciting three entities expressing an interest in managing the city's municipal golf courses. Each entity was interviewed by a panel of five city staff and two local residents active in the local golf community. The proposed management agreement requires the management company to submit a proposed annual course management budget to the Director of Public Service for approval with the annual net operating revenue deposited in the Golf Course Improvement Fu...

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