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Legislation #: 970515 Introduction Date: 4/17/1997
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER FORD
Title: Amending Section 68-553 of the Code of Ordinances by repealing Section 68-553 and enacting in its place a new Section 68-553, relating to the use of proceeds of the hotel/motel portion of the Convention and Tourism Tax.

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4/17/1997

Waive Charter Requirements City Council

4/17/1997

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ORDINANCE NO. 970515

 

Amending Section 68-553 of the Code of Ordinances by repealing Section 68-553 and enacting in its place a new Section 68-553, relating to the use of proceeds of the hotel/motel portion of the Convention and Tourism Tax.

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section A. That Section 68-553 is amended by repealing said section and enacting in its place a new section to be numbered and 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 RSMo 92.336. Notwithstanding the provisions of RSMo 92.336, not less than 35 percent 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