Section 107-697; Res. 232-06; Authorizing the City Manager to execute agreements with various organizations for events that increase tourism; transferring funds from the Tourism Development Fund to the Heritage Festival Account and the Festival of the Arts Account


Council Bill No. R 232-06

     A RESOLUTION

authorizing the City Manager to execute agreements with various organizations for events that increase tourism; and transferring funds from the Convention and Visitors Bureau Tourism Development Fund to the Parks and Recreation Department Heritage Festival Account and the Office of Cultural Affairs Festival of the Arts Account.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    The City Manager is hereby authorized to execute agreements with the following organizations in the following amounts:

Agency    Project    Amount

Central Columbia Association    Twilight Festivals    $ 15,000
Columbia Art League    “The Grass Roots Band” at Art in the Park    7,500
First Night, Inc.            First Night Columbia                            15,000
Gateway Chapter of MS    2007 MS 150 Bike Tour    15,000
Hazel Kinder’ s Lighthouse
    Theater, LLC            Bluegrass Festival                        5,700
Midway Exposition Center        Roctoberfest                          15,000
Missouri Symphony Society    Plowman Chamber Music Competition                    15,000
New Wave Corporation/
    KOPN-89.5 FM    Blind Boone Ragtag & Early Jazz Festival 15,000
Ragtag Programming for
    Film & Media Arts        True/False Film Festival                  15,000
University of Missouri –  
    UMC Concert Series     Holiday Festival                                13,000
University of Missouri –  
    UMC Concert Series     Concert Series Mini-Festivals                            13,000

    SECTION 2.    The form and content of the agreement for each individual organization listed in Section 1 shall follow the general form as set forth in "Exhibit A," attached hereto and made a part hereof as fully as if set forth herein verbatim, and shall conform to the proposals submitted by the organization in its request for funding.

    SECTION 3.    At the request of the City Manager, the City Council hereby transfers $15,000.00 from the Tourism Development Fund Account No. 229-4820-509.49-90 to the Parks and Recreation Heritage Festival Account No. 552-5580-602.49-90.

    SECTION 4.    At the request of the City Manager, the City Council hereby transfers $7,400 from the Tourism Development Fund Account No. 229-4820-509.49-90 to the Office of Cultural Affairs Festival of the Arts Account No. 110-4620-544.49-90 EFAL07.

    ADOPTED this 6th day of November, 2006.