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Ord 98-85 9/3/1985 ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 28-21 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO THE HOTEL AND MOTEL OCCUPANCY TAX WHEREAS, the City of Wichita Falls desires to promote tourism, operate an Activities Center, and support the arts and historical preservation; and WHEREAS, the State of Texas has amended various provisions of the enabling legislation relating to the Hotel and Motel Occupancy Tax; and WHEREAS, the current tax is insufficient to provide funding for those purposes for which it is authorized. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: Section 28-21 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Wichita Falls is hereby amended in its entirety to read as follows: Sec. 28-21 . Levy of tax; rate; use; exceptions. (a) There is hereby levied a tax upon the cost of occupancy of any sleeping room furnished by any hotel where such cost of occupancy is at the rate of two dollars ($2.00) or more per day, such tax to be equal to six (6) per cent of the consideration paid by the occupant of such room to such hotel . Any revenues from this tax in excess of four per cent of the consideration paid by an occupant of the sleeping room to the hotel may only be used for the purposes specified in subdivisions b(1 ), b(2), andb(3) below. No more than one per cent of the consideration paid by an occupant of the sleeping room to the hotel may be used for the purposes specified in subdivision b(4) below. (b) The revenue derived from the occupancy tax levied by this article shall only be used for: (1) The acquisition of sites for and the construction, improvement, enlarging, equipping, repairing, operation and maintenance of con- vention center facilities including, but not limited to, Civic Center Convention Buildings, auditoriums, coliseums, civic theaters , museums, and parking areas or facilities for the parking or storage of motor vehicles or other conveyances located at or in the immediate vicinity of the convention center facilities; (2) The furnishing of facilities, personnel and materials for the registration of convention delegates or registrants ; (3) For advertising for general promotional and tourist advertising of the city and its vicinity and conducting a solicitation and operating program to attract conventions and visitors either by the city or through contracts with persons or organizations selected by the city; 2 (4) The encouragement, promotion, improvements, and application of the arts, including music (instrumental and vocal ) , dance, drama, folk art, creative writing, architecture, design and allied fields, painting, sculpture, photography, graphic and craft arts, motion pictures, television, radio, tape and sound recording, and the arts related to the presentation, performance, execution, and exhibition of these major art forms; (5) Historical preservation and restoration projects at or in the immediate vicinity of convention center facilities or activities located else- where in the city that would be frequented by tourists and visitors to the city. (6) The city may pledge a portion of the revenue derived from said tax to the payment of bonds which the city may issue pursuant to the provisions of Article 1269j--4.1 , Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, if such bonds are issued solely for one or more of the purposes set forth in this subsection (b) . (c) The city shall reserve a portion of the tax revenue equal to one per cent of the cost of occupancy for the purpose of advertising and conducting solicitation programs to acquaint potential users with public meeting and convention facilities , and for promotion of tourism and advertising of the city and its vicinity either by the city or through contract with persons or organizations selected by the city. (d) No tax shall be imposed hereunder upon a permanent resident. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 3rd day of September, 1985. f AV0R ATTEST: /0011111V Ci y Clerk Affidavit of Publication THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF WICHITA (Paste Clipping Here) ORDINANCE NO.90-85 On this 30 day of September AN ORDINANCE CLOSING,VA- CATING, AND ABANDONING PORTIONS OF THE OLD SEYMOUR ROAD AND MCNIEL A.D.A .1g$-5.. personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority AVENUE, WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS ORDINANCE NO.91-85 Tnni Be1varI rP , bookkeeper AN ORDINANCE CLOSING,VA- CATING,AND ABANDONING A UTIUTY EASEMENT;,LYING IN for the Times Publishing Company of Wichita Falls, publishers of the LOT 3, BLOCK'4,- FOUNTAIN PARK, SECTION 3D, WICHITA (;FALLS,TEXAS Wichita Falls Record News, a newspaper published at Wichita Falls in ORDINANCE NO.92-85 AN ORDINANCE CLOSING,VA- Wichita County. Texas, and upon being duly sworn by me, on oath states GATING,AND ABANDONING A PORTION OF A UTIUTY EASE- MENT IN MEADS SUBDIVISION, that the oftached.advertisement is a true and correct copy of advertising LOT 1,BLOCK 1,WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS ONE(1) issues thereof on the following ORDINANCE N0.93-85 I published ]n_ ORDINANCE WAIVING SEC- TION 27-29 OF THE CODE OF dates ORDINANCES CONCERNING SIDEWALK REQUIREMENTS I September 27 ALONG AVENUE V AND GAR FIELD ON COMMERCIAL PROP- . �r ERTY HAVING A 'STREET AD- ,A ? DRESS OF 3201 GARFIELD AND f7 /r 2(-114✓A.'12----' DESCRIBED AS BLOCK 117, LOT . 6, HIGHLAND ADDITION IN Bookkeeper for Times Publishing Company WICHITA FALLS,TEXAS ORDINANCE NO.94-85 of Wichita Falls ORDINANCE AMENDING SEC. TION 29-263,SUBSECTIONS(b) . 4 AND 5 OF THE CODE OF ORDI-I Subscribed and sworn to before me this the day and year first above NANCES (ORDINANCE NO. . -17-85) TO,-PROVIDE FOR AL) written. CERTIFICATION OF HYDRAUUC �• ROLL-BACK CARRIERS;DECLAR- ORDINANCE NO.99-85 I _, ING AN EMERGENCY. AN ORDINANCE REPEALING ORDINANCE NO.95-85 AND AMENDING CERTAIN SEC- I F".�, (-.;-4i1// ORDINANCE CHANGING THE TIONS Of CHAPTER 25,ARTICLE ,ji SECOND REGULAR COUNCIL III,DIVISION 2 OF THE CITY OF MEETING FROM SEPTEMBER 17, WICHITA FALLS CODE OF ORDI- ORDINANCE NO.102-85 I 1 1985,TO SEPTEMBER 24, 1985, NANCES RELATING TO MINIA- ORDINANCE WAIVING SEC-j L- AND DECLARING AN EMERG- ; TURE GOLF AND OTHER SPORTS TIONS 22-2 (a) (9) AND 22-4 ENCY. 1 ORDINANCE NO.100-85 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES ORDINANCE NO.96-85 AN ORDINANCE REZONING TO ALLOW THE POSSESSION ORDINANCE WAIVING SEC- 109.07 ACRES OF LAND FROM AND CONSUMPTION OF BEER 1 TION 22-4 OF THE CODE OF SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL AND THE POSTING OF I ORDINANCES TO ALLOW THE STANDARD LOT RESIDENTIAL 2) AD ADVERTISING_MATERIAL IN SALE OF BEER AT THE FUN CON- JAYCEE PARK FOR THE TEST AT LUCY PARK ON SEP- (MFR)TO HEAVY COMMERCIAL TRIATHLON, AND DECLARING TEMBER 7, 1985. SPONSORED COM- AN(HC) G ZONING DIS- ORDINANCE NO.103-85 BY OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE TRICTS ORDINANCE WAIVING SEC- CHURCH. ORDINANCE NO.101-85 TION 22-1,SUBSECTION(a)(9) ORDINANCE NO.97-85 ORDINANCE WAIVING SEC- OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES ORDINANCE CLOSING HEAR- i TION 27-29 OF THE CODE OF PROHIBITING ADVERTISING ING AND FINDING CERTAIN ORDINANCES CONCERNING SIGNS AT HAMILTON PARK BUILDING AND/OR STRUC- SIDEWALK REQUIREMENTS I TENNIS CENTER FOR THE THIRD TURES TO BE DANGEROUS: ALONG THE 4500 BLOCK OF ANNUAL WICHITA FALLS COL- T COMMANDING PROPERTY NORTHWEST FREEWAY IN LEGIATE TENNIS CLASSIC i OWNERS TO REPAIR OR DE- NORTHVIEW ADDITION, I MOLISH SAID BUILDINGS WICHITA FALLS,TEXAS I AND/OR STRUCTURES WITHIN THIRTY(30)DAYS OF THE DATE TOY � � i i OF THIS ORDINANCE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. 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