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Legislation #: 100151 Introduction Date: 2/25/2010
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: 3/21/2010
Sponsor: None
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.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
2/22/2010 Filed by the Clerk's office
2/25/2010 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
3/3/2010 Hold On Agenda (3/10/2010)
3/10/2010 Advance and Do Pass as Second Committee Substitute, Debate
3/11/2010 Passed As Second Substitute

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SECOND COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 100151

 

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.

 

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 $2.00 will be assessed against every ticket sold for events conducted at the American Royal Center and the Kemper Arena. 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 that have gone on sale before May 1, 2010. The user fee will be increased to $1.50 per ticket sold for events that go on sale after May 1, 2010 and $2.00 per ticket sold for events that go on sale after May 1, 2013. Such fees will be used to pay the principal and interest on bonds and for operations, 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)   Usage of Fees. Any user fees collected shall be used by the director of Conventions and Entertainment Facilities in accordance with this section.

 

(e)    CPI Adjustments of Fees. After May 1, 2014, adjustments shall be made annually 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. The City may elect to postpone implementation of all or part of any annual adjustment. In the event the City elects to postpone all or part of one or more annual adjustments, it shall accumulate the adjustments and implement them collectively at a later date.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Joseph Guarino

Assistant City Attorney