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Legislation #: 070500 Introduction Date: 4/19/2007
Type: Resolution Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER EDDY
Title: Directing the City Manager to enter into negotiations with AEG Facilities for the management, booking and operation of Kemper Arena.

Legislation History
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4/20/2007 Filed by the Clerk's office
4/19/2007 Referred to Finance and Audit Committee
4/25/2007 Hold Off Agenda
1/16/2008 Release
1/22/2008 Released

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RESOLUTION NO. 070500

 

Directing the City Manager to enter into negotiations with AEG Facilities for the management, booking and operation of Kemper Arena.

 

WHEREAS, the City owns Kemper Arena, an arena operated to provide cultural, entertainment and various sports-related events for the citizens and visitors of Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

WHEREAS, the City is interested in the ongoing success and vitality of Kemper Arena as it desires to maximize its potential; and

 

WHEREAS, the City requested proposals for the private management, booking and operation of Kemper Arena on the Citys behalf to further those goals; and

 

WHEREAS, the Selection Committee created to review the proposals submitted in response to the Request for Proposals has evaluated all submitted proposals and recommends that the City enter into contract negotiations with AEG Facilities as a result of their proposal; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section 1. That the City Manager is hereby directed to enter into negotiations with AEG Facilities for the management, booking and operation of Kemper Arena.

 

Section 2. That the City Manager is further directed to submit the contract for Council review and approval should the Council so desire, if the City Manager is able to negotiate an agreement believed to be in the best interest of the City.

 

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