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File #: 1161-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/25/2017 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 6/5/2017 Final action: 6/8/2017
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Service to execute an event agreement with Red, White & BOOM, Inc., and to accept a deposit for City services rendered Red, White & BOOM! 2017 event; to refund the balance of deposited funds after final accounting has occurred, if applicable; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Explanation

1. BACKGROUND
Red, White & BOOM! has become a highly anticipated signature event in the City of Columbus throughout its existence, drawing more than 400,000 people each year. This year the event will be held on July 3, 2017, from noon to 11:00 pm, in downtown Columbus.

This ordinance authorizes the Director of Public Service to execute an event agreement with Red, White & BOOM, Inc., the non-profit organization that coordinates the annual event; to accept monies for requisite permit fees, meter bagging, and traffic maintenance services; and to, as necessary, provide a refund to the organization after the event has concluded and final accounting is complete.

2. FISCAL IMPACT
Red, White & BOOM, Inc. will deposit approximately $6,580.00 with the City for services defined in the aforementioned agreement, with the understanding that it may be necessary to remit additional funds to the City if the initial deposit is insufficient to cover the final cost of those services.

3. CONTRACT COMPLIANCE
The contract compliance number for Red, White & BOOM, Inc. is 31-1165154 and is a non-profit organization.

4. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to allow sufficient time for the execution of said agreement so as to prevent unnecessary delays in planning and organizing activities.

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Service to execute an event agreement with Red, White & BOOM, Inc., and to accept a deposit for City services rendered Red, White & BOOM! 2017 event; to refund the balance of deposited funds after final accounting has occurred, if applicable; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)

Body

WHEREAS, Red, White & BOOM! is an annual event occurring in downtown Columbus to celebrate Independence Day; and

WHEREAS, Red, White & BOOM, Inc. is responsible for organizing and operating this event; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary to authorize the Director of Public Service to execute an event agreement with Red, White & BOOM, Inc. ...

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