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Legislation #: 080407 Introduction Date: 4/17/2008
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 5/4/2008
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER MARCASON AND COUNCILMEMBER HERMANN
Title: Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-605, Facilities user fee, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like name and subject matter, increasing the user fee for events at Convention and Entertainment Facilities from $1.00 to $2.00.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
4/17/2008 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/17/2008 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
4/23/2008 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
4/24/2008 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 080407

Amending Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Section 2-605, Facilities user fee, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like name and subject matter, increasing the user fee for events at Convention and Entertainment Facilities from $1.00 to $2.00.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

Section 1. That Chapter 2, Code of Ordinances, is hereby amended by repealing Section 2-605, Facilities user fee, and enacting in lieu thereof a new section of like number and subject matter, to read as follows:

Sec. 2-605. Facilities user fee.

(a) American Royal Center/Kemper Arena. A user fee of $1.00 will be assessed against every ticket sold for events conducted at the American Royal Center and the Kemper Arena that have gone on sale before June 1, 2008. The user fee will be increased to $2.00 for every ticket sold for events conducted at the American Royal Center and the Kemper Arena that go on sale after June 1, 2008. Such fees shall be used as follows:

(1)               The first one dollar ($1.00) of the user fee will be used to pay the principal and interest on bonds and for maintenance, repair and future modifications to these facilities. Upon retirement of any debt, such fee can be used to pay for future capital improvements, maintenance and/or operations.

 

(2)               The second one dollar ($1.00) of the user fee will be used to pay for operations at these facilities.

 

(b)   Municipal Auditorium/Convention Center. A user fee of $1.00 will be assessed against every ticket sold for events conducted at the Municipal Auditorium and the Convention Center and its related facilities. Such fee will be used to pay the principal and interest on bonds and for maintenance, repair and future modifications to these facilities. Upon retirement of any debt, such fee can be used to pay for future capital improvements, maintenance and/or operations.

 

(c)    Complimentary tickets. User fees shall not apply to complimentary tickets or to tickets with a zero dollar value.

 

(d)   Director of Conventions Responsibilities/CPI Adjustment.

 

(1) Any user fees collected shall be used by the director of Conventions and Entertainment Facilities in accordance with this section.

 

(2) The director of Conventions and Entertainment Facilities shall have the discretion to make adjustments to the user fees based on the cumulative consumer price index (all items/all urban consumers/Kansas City, Missouri Kansas) published by the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Joseph Guarino

Assistant City Attorney