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Legislation #: 020294 Introduction Date: 3/14/2002
Type: Resolution Effective Date: 2/20/2003
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER DANAHER
Title: Directing the City Manager to prepare and issue within 14 days of the date of passage of this Resolution, a request for proposals for the private management of the American Royal Center Facilities.

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
3/14/2002

Prepare to Introduce

3/14/2002

Referred Finance and Audit Committee

3/20/2002

Hold On Agenda

4/3/2002

Hold On Agenda

4/10/2002

Hold On Agenda

4/17/2002

Hold Off Agenda

1/15/2003

Hold Off Agenda

1/29/2003

Hold Off Agenda

2/19/2003

Immediate Adoption as a Committee Substitute

2/20/2003

Adopted as Substituted


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COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR RESOLUTION NO. 020294

 

Directing the City Manager to prepare and issue within 14 days of the date of passage of this Resolution, a request for proposals for the private management of the American Royal Center Facilities.

 

WHEREAS, the private management of some of the most important convention and entertainment facilities of the City is needed to improve the fiscal performance of the facilities, maximizing revenues and minimizing operational costs while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council firmly believes that the management of the Citys convention and entertainment facilities should always endeavor to find the most efficient and effective ways to improve service for users and visitors; and

 

WHEREAS, the private management initiative endorsed by this Resolution is aimed at improving the Citys ability to attract and retain concerts, sporting and cultural events, and family shows in an increasingly competitive market; and

 

WHEREAS, all proposals must contain a statement setting forth the proposers intentions and strategies regarding the retention of current employees of the American Royal Center Facilities; and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to the Citys KC-GO initiative, current employees of the Convention and Entertainment Centers Department are encouraged to partner and submit a proposal and take part in this competitive contract process; and

 

WHEREAS, among other parameters, all proposers should be required to offer approaches to advise existing and future tenants regarding efficient venue selection processes in order to maximize the use of available facilities; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Manager is hereby directed to prepare and issue within 14 days of the date of passage of this Resolution a request for proposals for the private management of the American Royal Center Facilities.

 

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