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File #: 0373-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Second Reading
File created: 1/28/2019 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 2/11/2019 Final action:
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Finance and Management to enter into contract with the Greater Columbus Arts Council for support of the Columbus Music Commission; and to authorize the expenditure of $50,000.00 from the General Fund. ($50,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 0373-2019 Legislation Template.pdf
Explanation

Background: This ordinance authorizes the Finance and Management Director to contract with the Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) for support of the Columbus Music Commission. The Columbus Music Commission is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Columbus as a prime music destination and serves as a central resource hub for the music industry. The City of Columbus understands the positive economic impact that comes from supporting and encouraging major and independent music businesses, as well as musicians/artists, promoters, concert venues, and other similarly situated and interested parties to promote, attract, and grow Columbus’ music industry and scene.
This contract will be administered by the Greater Columbus Arts Council, which serves as the City's primary non-profit agency to disburse cultural arts funding.

Greater Columbus Arts Council, Contract Compliance Number: 31-0833384

Fiscal Impact: This ordinance authorizes an expenditure of $50,000.00 from the General Fund with the Greater Columbus Arts Council for support of the Columbus Music Commission. The Department of Finance and Management budgeted $50,000.00 in the General Fund for this contract. The Greater Columbus Arts Council was provided $25,000.00 in 2018 for similar activities.

Title

To authorize the Director of the Department of Finance and Management to enter into contract with the Greater Columbus Arts Council for support of the Columbus Music Commission; and to authorize the expenditure of $50,000.00 from the General Fund. ($50,000.00)
Body

WHEREAS, the City of Columbus understands the positive economic impact that comes from supporting and encouraging major and independent music businesses, as well as musicians/artists, promoters, concert venues, and other similarly situated interested parties to promote, attract, and grow Columbus’ music industry and scene; and
WHEREAS, the Columbus Music Commission was established in December, 2016; and
WHEREAS, the Cit...

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