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Legislation #: 090450 Introduction Date: 5/21/2009
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER GOTTSTEIN
Title: Authorizing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Centers to execute a contract with the Westport Regional Business League to fund the advertisement and promotion of convention and tourism business in the City in an amount not to exceed $495,000.00; and adjusting appropriations in the General Fund and Public Mass Transportation Fund.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
5/21/2009 Filed by the Clerk's office
5/21/2009 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
5/27/2009 Hold On Agenda (6/3/2009)
6/3/2009 Hold On Agenda (6/10/2009)
6/10/2009 Hold On Agenda (6/17/2009)
6/17/2009 Advance and Do Pass as a Committee Substitute, Debate
6/18/2009 Passed as Substituted

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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 090450

 

Authorizing the Director of Convention and Entertainment Centers to execute a contract with the Westport Regional Business League to fund the advertisement and promotion of convention and tourism business in the City in an amount not to exceed $495,000.00; and adjusting appropriations in the General Fund and Public Mass Transportation Fund.

 

WHEREAS, Kansas City has a variety of entertainment venues for its residents and visitors to enjoy; and

 

WHEREAS, providing a shuttle service to carry people between many of those entertainment venues draws the public's attention to the Citys entertainment offerings; and

 

WHEREAS, the Citys entertainment venues which will be served include the River Market, Power & Light District, 18th & Vine, Martini Corner, Westport, the Country Club Plaza, Brookside, and Waldo; and

 

WHEREAS, the shuttle service will include stops for the Union Station, Arabia Steamboat Museum, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, American Jazz Museum, National World War I Museum at the Liberty Memorial, and the Kansas City Museum; and

 

WHEREAS, through the operation of a trolley or other shuttle the Citys tourism and convention industry is advertised and promoted; and

 

WHEREAS, this funding agreement will enable Westport Regional Business League to, among other things, quickly establish the service; and

 

WHEREAS, this funding agreement will enable Westport Regional Business League to, among other things, further advertise and promote convention and tourism business within the City; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the Director of Director of Convention and Entertainment Centers is authorized to execute, on behalf of the City, a contract with Westport Regional Business League to fund the advertisement and promotion of convention and tourism business in the City in an amount not to exceed $495,000.00.

Section 2. That $495,000.00 is reduced from the following accounts of the General Fund:

10-1000-897701-B Street Preservation $495,000.00

 

Section 3. That $495,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund to the following account in the General Fund:

 

10-1000-632018-B Special Projects $495,000.00

Section 4. That $495,000.00 is appropriated from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the Public Mass Transportation Fund to the following account in the Public Mass Transportation Fund

10-2080-897701-B Street Preservation $495,000.00

Section 5. That the Director of Finance is authorized to transfer all open encumbrances and expenditures that have occurred in the accounts since May 1, 2009 in Section 1 of this ordinance to the same accounts in the Public Mass Transportation Fund.

 

Section 6. That the Director of Director of Convention and Entertainment Centers is authorized to expend the sum of $495,000.00 from funds appropriated to Account No. 10-1000-632018-B.

 

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I hereby certify that there is a balance, otherwise unencumbered, to the credit of the appropriation to which the foregoing expenditure is to be charged, and a cash balance, otherwise unencumbered, in the treasury, to the credit of the fund from which payment is to be made, each sufficient to meet the obligation hereby incurred.

 

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Jeffrey A. Yates

Director of Finance

 

Approved as to form and legality:

 

___________________________________

William Geary

Assistant City Attorney