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Active Recreation Workgroup - Joint Use Agreement Resources
Many communities in New Hampshire currently have shared use or joint use agreements for facilities including playgrounds, fields, gyms and other areas that may be used by the community. When done properly a joint use agreement (JUA) can positively impact the community by letting others use the facilities for programs and play.
According to ChangeLab Solutions a joint use agreement is a formal agreement between two separate government entities – often a school district and a city or county – setting forth the terms and conditions for the shared use of public property or facilities. If your town, city or school doesn’t currently have a JUA or if you are looking to update your current JUA we hope the information included here will be helpful.
Many of the resources you find below are from Change Lab Solutions. We recommend visiting their site for more information and resources on shared/joint use.
Joint Use Agreements: Introductory Information
Joint Use Agreement Checklists
Examples and Models
Example Joint Use Agreements from NH:
Model Joint Use Agreements from Change Lab Solutions
Congregation to Community: Shared use by North Carolina faith-based organizations
Liability and Insurance
Covering Your Bases: Basic tips about insurance for nonprofit organizations
Contracts and MOUs: Understanding key terms
Playing Smart: A National Joint Use Toolkit
NH PLT Joint_Use_Agreement_Checklist.pdf