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File #: 61730    Version: 1 Name: Amend Overture Foundation Inc Annual Performance Contract
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/7/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: 9/1/2020 Final action: 9/1/2020
Enactment date: 9/8/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00589
Title: A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an Amendment to the Annual Performance Contract between the City of Madison and Overture Center Foundation, Inc.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. Overture Foundation Draft Amend 8-7-20.pdf, 2. Revised 8-27-20 Draft Amendment.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
9/1/20201 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, and 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
8/7/20201 Attorney's Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.05, 2.24, & 2.25 - MISC. ITEMS  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes execution of an amended Annual Performance Contract between the City of Madison and the Overture Center. The amended contract reduces the Room Tax grant payment to the Overture Center by $895,000 in fiscal year 2020 to a total of $1.2 million. No additional City appropriation is required for disbursement of the second 2020 grant payment of $150,000.
Title
A Resolution authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an Amendment to the Annual Performance Contract between the City of Madison and Overture Center Foundation, Inc.
Body
Whereas, because of the reduction in estimated Room Taxes due to the economic impact of the public health emergency related to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Room Tax Commission met on July 7, 2020, to consider revisions to the 2020 Adopted Room Tax Commission Budget, and
Whereas, the City of Madison Finance Department staff, based upon preliminary national forecasts of hotel industry revenues, estimated that that Room Tax revenue would be reduced by at least 50% for fiscal year 2020, and
Whereas, at its July 7, 2020 meeting, in response to the reduction in estimated Room Taxes, the Room Tax Commission adopted an Amendment to its 2020 Adopted Room Tax Budget which reduced the budget appropriation to each agency and entity supported by the Room Tax Commission, and,
Whereas, the City of Madison, Wisconsin, a municipal corporation (“City”) and Overture Center Foundation, Inc., a Wisconsin non stock corporation (“OCF”) are parties to the Annual Performance Agreement (“Agreement”), which is affected by the changes by the Room Tax Commission to the 2020 Room Tax Budget as follows:

1. The Grant Payment, Article V, Paragraph 4 of the Agreement is amended from $2,095,000 to $1,200,000.
2. Payment for the remainder of fiscal year shall be adjusted so that the total payments for the Grant Payment for fiscal year 2020 shall total $1,200,000 for the entire fiscal year. On January 3, 2020, a gr...

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