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File #: 220260    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Referred
File created: 3/22/2022 In control: Finance, Governance and Public Safety Committee
On agenda: 3/30/2022 Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-931, 2-936, 2-937, and 2-938, and replacing them with new sections of like number and subject matter; and enacting Sections 2-940, "Major Events," and 2-941, "City Sponsored Events."
Attachments: 1. Fact Sheet NTDF, 2. Revised - Fiscal Note, 3. Fiscal Note - 220260, 4. 220260com-, 5. 220260com, 6. 220260 testimony
ORDINANCE NO. 220260

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Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Sections 2-931, 2-936, 2-937, and 2-938, and replacing them with new sections of like number and subject matter; and enacting Sections 2-940, "Major Events," and 2-941, "City Sponsored Events."

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WHEREAS, ?92.336, RSMo, provides that ten percent of the proceeds of the City's convention and tourism tax be committed to the Neighborhood Tourism and Development Fund ("NTDF"), to be used for the purpose of promoting such neighborhood through cultural, social, ethnic, historic, educational, and recreations events; and

WHEREAS, Council has provided a process for the NTDF Committee to make recommendations to the City Council for the expenditure of NTDF Funds in code Chapter 2, Art. VI, Div. 9; and

WHEREAS, the City has the occasional opportunity to participate in or host major city events which can contribute to an influence of convention and tourism tax revenue; and

WHEREAS, these major events often occur on an expedited timeline and/or require extensive multi-jurisdictional coordination, which can be inconsistent with the established NTDF recommendation process; and

WHEREAS, the City is engaged as an active sponsor of city events which can contribute to an influence of convention and tourism tax revenue; and

WHEREAS, the Council wishes to provide alternative processes to enter into contracts for some major and city sponsored events to allow for an efficient and effective use of the NTDF; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1 That Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances of the City of Kansas City, Missouri, is hereby amended by repealing Sections 2-931, 2-936, 2-937, and 2-938, and replacing them with new section of like name and subject matter, and enacting Sections 2-940, "Major Event Funding," and 2-941, "City Sponsored Event Funding."

Sec. 2-931. Neighborhood touri...

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