Type of Jurisdictions Involved

City

Village

Specific Jurisdictions Involved

  • City of Wisconsin Dells;
  • Village of Lake Delton

County

Adams

Columbia

Juneau

Sauk

Region

Central

Type of Agreement

Joint Department Agreement

Implementation and Incubation

  • Joint agreement approved in March 2012 by the City of Wisconsin Dells to operate a joint parks and recreation program with the Village of Lake Delton
  • Desire to have cohesive approach in delivering parks and recreation amenities and programs

Factors Involved

  • Desire to have cohesive approach in delivering parks and recreation amenities and programs

Benefits

  • Mission is to enhance the quality of life of community residents with a diverse set of leisure options and programs

Results

  • Agreement provides that joint department programs are open to city and village residents alike.
  • City will set up programs, activities, eligibility criteria, costs and fees, personnel, and staffing and use of facilities and equipment.
  • Village appoints one member to a city-run Parks, Recreation, and Waterways Commission
  • Agreement will continue year-to-year unless a participant decides to opt out.

Web Site

http://www.citywd.org/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B7C4AD9FF-42A9-4442-B173-403B0655CFB3%7D

Project Contact

Thad Meister

Parks, Recreation, and Waterway Director

tmeister@dellsnet.com

(608) 254-7458

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