Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board

Resolution
2017-312

Resolution Approving the Minneapolis Youth Sports Association Memorandum of Agreement Between Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and Minneapolis Public Schools

Information

Department:Recreation ServicesSponsors:
Category:Joint Powers Agreement

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. Attachment A: MYSA

Item Discussion

Whereas, The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) is the steward of Minneapolis Parks;

Whereas, The MPRB exists to provide places and recreational opportunities for all people to gather, celebrate, contemplate, and engage in activities that promote health, well-being, community and the environment;

Whereas, The MPRB serves Minneapolis youth in numerous ways and recognizes the opportunity to collaborate with Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) in expanding services to Minneapolis youth as being aligned with goals common to both the MPRB and the MPS;

Whereas, The MPRB and the MPS initiated a process that considers opportunities for collaboration related to programming, communication, funding, and facilities;

Whereas, The MPRB and MPS jointly developed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) in 2016 which directed staff to develop a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the development of the Minneapolis Youth Sports Association (MYSA); and

Whereas, This resolution is supported by the MPRB 2007-2020 Comprehensive Plan, which envisions “Recreation that inspires personal growth, healthy lifestyles, and a sense of community”;

 

Resolved, That the Board of Commissioners approve the Memorandum of Agreement with the Minneapolis Public Schools related to jointly developing and providing oversight for the Minneapolis Youth Sports Association; and

Resolved, That the President of the Board and Secretary to the Board are authorized to take all necessary administrative actions to implement this resolution.

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BACKGROUND

 

As directed by the Memorandum of Understanding between the Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) and Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS), this action considers a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) which states the structure, priorities and membership of the jointly managed Minneapolis Youth Sports Association (MYSA) (Attachment A). The MYSA will function as a community advisory council focused on identifying opportunities for collaboration between MPRB and MPS, developing program ideas, and strategies that will enhance the athletic experiences of youth within the city Minneapolis.

 

Staff from MPRB and MPS has presented the recommended Minneapolis Youth Sports Association Memorandum of Agreement to their respective Boards and are seeking approval of the MYSA MOA.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

Staff recommends approval of the Memorandum of Agreement between Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board and Minneapolis Public Schools for the development of the Minneapolis Youth Sports Association.

 

This action is supported by the following vision and goal statements in the MPRB 2007-2020 Comprehensive Plan.

 

Vision Theme 2:              Recreation that inspires personal growth, healthy lifestyles, and a sense of community.

 

Goal:              People connect through parks and recreation.

 

 

 

 

Meeting History

Oct 4, 2017 5:40 PM  Recreation Committee Committee Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Jon Olson, Commissioner District 2
AYES:Steffanie Musich, John Erwin, Brad Bourn, Jon Olson, Liz Wielinski
Oct 18, 2017 5:00 PM  Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board Regular Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Steffanie Musich, Commissioner District 5
SECONDER:Liz Wielinski, Commissioner District 1
AYES:Anita Tabb, Brad Bourn, Meg Forney, Steffanie Musich, Jon Olson, Scott Vreeland, Liz Wielinski, Annie Young
ABSENT:John Erwin