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Legislation #: 980780 Introduction Date: 6/25/1998
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER BLACKWOOD
Title: Amending Chapter 68, Article IX of the Code of Ordinances entitled "Convention and Tourism Tax" by repealing Section 68-553 and enacting in its place a new Section 68-553 relating to the use of the proceeds.

Legislation History
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6/25/1998

Prepare to Introduce

6/25/1998

Referred Finance & Administration Committee

7/1/1998

Advance and Do Pass

7/2/1998

Passed


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ORDINANCE NO. 980780

 

Amending Chapter 68, Article IX of the Code of Ordinances entitled Convention and Tourism Tax by repealing Section 68-553 and enacting in its place a new Section 68-553 relating to the use of the proceeds.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That Chapter 68, Article IX of the Code of Ordinances entitled Convention and Tourism Tax is amended by repealing Section 68-553 and enacting in its place a new Section 68-553 relating to the use of the proceeds, to read as follows:

 

Sec. 68-553. Use of proceeds.

 

The revenues received from the tax imposed by this article shall be used exclusively for the advertising and promotion of convention and tourism business for the city subject to the requirements of Section 92.336. RSMo. Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 92.336, RSMo, 40% of the proceeds of the tax imposed by section 68-551(1) shall be appropriated and paid to a general not-for-profit organization, with whom the city has contracted, and which is incorporated in the state and located within the city limits, established for the purpose of promoting the city as a convention, visitors and tourist center.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

 

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Assistant City Attorney