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Ord 48-85 5/7/1985 ORDINANCE NO. L 1 ORDINANCE APPROVING AGREEMENT WITH WILLIAM L. HARALSON & ASSOCIATES , INC. FOR A FEASIBILITY STUDY FOR A CONVENTION CENTER/CIVIC CENTER COMPLEX, AND APPROPRIATING $20, 000 FROM THE HOTEL/MOTEL FUND TO ACCOUNT NO. 26-052-4430 TO PAY FOR SUCH STUDY. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT : SECTION 1. That certain agreement between the City of Wichita Falls and William L. Haralson & Associates, Inc. , as set out in their Proposal No. 6130 dated January 28 , 1985 , a copy of which is attached hereto, for a feasibility study for a convention center/civic center complex for the City of Wichita Falls, is hereby approved, and the City Manager is authorized to enter into such an agreement by accepting this proposal for the City of Wichita Falls. SECTION 2 . The need to make an expenditure for this study is an unusual and unforeseen condition, which could not by reasonable diligent thought and attention have been included in the original budget, and therefore there is hereby appropriated out of the Hotel/Motel Fund the sum of $20, 000 , which shall be placed in Account No . 26-052-4430 , to be used to pay for this feasibility study. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 7th day of May, 1985 . A Y O R ATTEST: j/ Cit Clerk ■ it I ..risrlir14.,„,7 flxaectr.- 1{ . January 28, 1985 Mayor and City Council City of Wichita Falls P.O. Box 1431 Wichita Falls, Texas 76307 Attention: Mr. James Berzina, City Manager Proposal No. 6130 Gentlemen: Pursuant to our visit to Wichita Falls last week, William L. Haralson at Associates, Inc. (WLHA) is pleased to submit this proposal for a feasibility study for a convention center/civic center complex for the City of Wichita Falls. In undertaking this assignment, WLHA would utilize the services of Mr. Louis C. Owen, CFE, the Executive Director of the Tarrant County Convention Center in Fort Worth. Mr. Owen has worked with WLHA on similar assignments in the past and his contribution has been invaluable. MAJOR STUDY OBJECTIVES Before presenting an outline of the scope of work, it is appropriate to summarize the major study objectives, which we view as follows: A. Determine current market conditions to include the needs for convention/civic center facilities in Wichita Falls and the adequacy of existing facilities to those needs. B. Based on potential demand, formulate a concept for a new convention/civic center facility. C. Test the concept in terms of financial and economic benefits. SCOPE OF WORK In meeting the objectives stated above, WLHA proposes a work program consisting of the following tasks. A. Meet with designated City officials to review the objectives and scope of work of the assignment and otherwise establish a basis for effective dialogue during the course of the study. c g 1` ' - •Economics Consultants yya 1 3198 Royal Lane, Suite 214, Dallas, Texas 75229-3730 Telephone: (214)353-2925 } B. Compile an inventory of facilities in Wichita Falls that accommodate convention and civic center activity. For these facilities, WLHA will obtain a set of data regarding the capacity and mix of facilities available as well as operating data, as available. C. Compile an overview of convention and civic center activity in the Wichita Falls area and surrounding region, for subsequent use in ascertaining demand for a new facility. D. Compile an inventory of hotel/motel rooms in Wichita Falls and the surrounding area. E. Compile a list of major employers in Wichita Falls and select a number of these to be contacted regarding the needs for convention and civic center facilities. F. Based on an analysis of the above, ascertain the opportunities for a new convention/civic center facility in Wichita Falls. G. Formulate a concept for the new facility to include size and capacity, requisite support facilities and amenities, land requirements, and locational criteria. H. Prepare a financial pro forma analysis of the proposed facilities to include operating revenues, expenses, and income, debt service, and net income or loss. I. Prepare a cost-benefit analysis to demonstrate the economic impact of such a facility on the Wichita Falls economy. J. Prepare a formal report containing the research and findings of the feasibility study. TIME AND COST WLHA is prepared to undertake and complete this assignment within 120 days of authorization to proceed. Our fee for this assignment would be $20,000 to be paid as follows: Within 30 days $ 5,000 Within 60 days 5,000 Within 90 days 5,000 Upon submission of the draft report 2,500 Upon approval of the draft report and submission of the final report 2,500 TOTAL $20,000 . r � - 3 - ACCEPTANCE Acceptance of this proposal may be indicated by signing and returning one copy to William L. Haralson & Associates, Inc. We look forward to working with you. Sincerely, ��L. Haralson President WLH:dwp cc: Mr. Louis C. Owen, CFE ACCEPTED: DATE: • . -Tr ' • r WILLIAM L. HARALSON & ASSOCIATES, INC. prr• r r ff:h WILLIAM L. HARALSON, President Qualifications in Public Facilities Planning A major focus of Mr. Haralson's professional experience has been and continues to be in the area of public facilities planning. Typically, these assignments involve conceptual planning and usually include market evaluation, program formulation, financial analysis, location analysis, and financing/implementation strategies. Generic types of facilities for which Mr. Haralson has conducted planning studies include city hall office space, auditoriums, convention and conference centers, libraries, pedestrian malls, and recreation facilities. Specific assignments have included a study for the Biblical Arts Center in Dallas, Texas; an improvement program for the Southwestern Historical Wax Museum in Grand Prairie, Texas; a planning and feasibility study for the proposed Nashville Jubilee Theater in Nashville, Tennessee; a feasibility study for the proposed American Music Hall of Fame (and theater) in Nashville, Tennessee; and an analysis of public facilities needs at the Alabama State Fair in Birmingham and Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport. Other private sector clients have included Howard Hughes Development Corporation, Six Flags Corporation, WSM/Opryland, White Water, Inc., Bryant Morris Development, Frontier City, Sea-Arama Marine World, Marriott's Great America, Wet 'n Wild, the Gatlinburg Ski Resort, Motel Resorts, Inc., the New England Aquarium, the New York Zoological Society, the State Fair of Texas. Other public sector clients have included the Springfield (Missouri) Parks and Recreation Board, the Plano (Texas) Park Board, Genesee County (Michigan) Parks and Recreation Commission, Franklin Park Zoo (Boston), the City of Sandusky, the Owensboro (Kentucky) Chamber of Commerce, the Grand Island (Nebraska) Chamber of Commerce, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources, Carbondale (Illinois) Park District, City of Fort Wayne, City of College Station (Texas), the Ozark Regional Commission, the Economic Development Administration, and the National Park Service. Prior to founding WLHA, Mr. Haralson was Vice President of Economics Research Associates (ERA). He originally joined ERA in 1971 as a senior associate in the Washington, D.C. office. In 1972, he relocated to the Chicago area and opened ERA's Midwest office. Then, in 1976, he relocated to Dallas and opened ERA's Southwest office. a i. as t k ; F' s '° •Economics Consultants 3198 Royal Lane, Suite 214, Dallas, Texas 75229-3730 Telephone: (214)353-2925 A graduate of the University of Missouri, Mr. Haralson earned both Bachelors and Masters degrees in economics. He is a frequent speaker to professional and civic groups and has spoken before the North Texas Tourist Council, the Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus, the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association and the Louisiana Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus. Mr. Haralson was also an instructor at the Annual Water • Park Seminar for the fourth consecutive year. r t. LOUIS C. OWEN, CFE Executive Director Tarrant County Convention Center Mr. Owen has been Executive Director of the Tarrant County Convention Center for the past 16 years. This center is a multi-purpose facility occupying 20 city blocks located in downtown Fort Worth, Texas and consisting of the following: a 14,000 seat arena, 200,000 square feet of exhibit space, 3,054 seat theatre, and 26 meeting rooms. Mr. Owen was employed as a consultant during the planning and construction of the facility. Prior to becoming Director of the Tarrant County Convention Center, Mr. Owen was Director of the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, California for eight years. The Auditorium, a part of the Civic Center complex building, is noted for its outstanding presentations of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences Academy Awards. Six performances of the the Academy Awards were held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium under his direction. In addition, Mr. Owen was General Manager of the East Bay Iceland, Inc., in Berkeley, California for eight years. This ice-skating arena was the largest on the Pacific Coast. As a consultant, Mr. Owen has served a variety of clients including the following: member of the Planning Committee for the 1960 Winter Olympics; Anaheim (California) Convention Center and Stadium; Providence Civic Center (Providence, Rhode Island); Topeka (Kansas) Civic Center; Anchorage (Alaska) Civic Center; Lexington (Kentucky) Civic Center; Pine Bluff (Arkansas) Civic Center; Abilene Civic Center; Lubbock Civic Center; Sam Houston State University Sports Arena; Augusta/Richmond (Georgia) County Coliseum; public facilities consultant for Ellerbe Architects in St. Paul (Minnesota); member of the consortium of the Landmark Development Corporation in St. Paul, Minnesota; Economics Research Associates (Los Angeles); Destination Resort Corporation (Los Angeles); Sea World Marine Park in San Diego; and Carlton Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Owen is a member of the following organizations: International Association of Auditorium Managers (IAAM); National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences; American Society of. Association Executives; and the Fort Worth Tourist and Convention Bureau. In addition, Mr. Owen has held the following offices: Second Vice President, First Vice President, and President of the IAAM; Treasurer of the Executive Board of the Trade Show Bureau; President of the U.S. Ice Arena Managers Association (5 years); District Vice President and Director-at-Large of the IAAM for two years; Casa Manana Board of Directors (Fort Worth); and Director of the Texas Tourist Council. " k : � r� �'.. i'^,' • Economics Consultants 3198 Royal Lane, Suite 214, Dallas, Texas 75229-3730 Telephone: (214)353-2925 Affidavit of Publication ORDINANCE NO.42-85 ORDINANCE AMENDIN SUBSECTION(102.5) OF O OIC• STATE OF TEXAS �1 H NANCE NO.2733,THE PLUMB- P; ING CODE, TO CHANGE THE COUNTY OF WICHITA NUMBER AND COMPOSITION ; OF THE PLUMBING ADVISORY Here) BOARD MEMBERS. ORDINANCE NO.43-85 NDING SEC-OONN N4-21(C)CE AMEND SECT ON On this 25th day of June 14-23(D)OF THE CODE OF OR- DINANCES 1985 TO REDUCE TO A•D. .•••• •. personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority NINETY (90) DAYS THE WAIT- l� Y pPe ING PERIOD BEFORE AN ELEC- TRICIAN'S EXAMINATION MAY Katherine H. Parrish bookkeeper BE TAKEN OVER ORDINANCE NO.44-85 ORDINANCE CLOSING HEAR- ING AND, AND/OR STRUC- FINDING CERTAIN BUILDINGS for the Times Publishing Company of Wichita Falls, publishers of the ; TURES :TO BE DANGEROUS: COMMANDING PROPERTY Wichita Falls Record News, a newspaper published at Wichita Falls in OWNERS TO REPAIR OR DE- •MOLISH SAID BUILDINGS Wichita County. Texas, and upon being duly sworn by me, on oath states ! AND/OR STRUCTURES WITHIN y p g y THIRTY(30)DAYS OF THE DATE I OF THIS ORDINANCE AND that the attached,advertisement is a true and correct copy of advertising DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. One 1 ORDINANCE CLOSING, published in issues thereof or. the following AN ORDINANCE CLOSING,VA- CATING,AND ABANDONING A dates PORTION OF A UTILITY EASE- I June 2 0, 1985 MENT IN LOT 6, BLOCK 8, TANGLEWOOD HOLLOW, SEC- • TION E,WICHITA FALLS,TEXAS. 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COUORDINANCE NO.48-85 ORDINANCE APPROVING Avis HARALSONT&I ASSOCIATION, INC.FOR A FEASIBIUTY STUDY Public,Texas !FOR A CONVENTION 75' CENTER/CIVIC CENTER COM- 'omlYllssion.EXp j1 M QS PLEX, APPROPRIATING IATI S THE HOTEL/MOTEL FUND TO AC- COUNT NO. 26452-4430 TO PAY ORDINANCE NO.49-85 ORDINANCE NO.53-85 ORDINANCE NO.57-85 ORDINANCE AMENDING PARA- AN ORDINANCE REPLEAING AN ORDINANCE CLOSING, VA- GRAPH (2) OF SECTION 29-24 SECTIONS 30-1(a)AND 30-2 OF GATING AND ABANDONING A I OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS 7.5 FEET BY 160 FEET UTIUTY TO INCREASE THE SPEED LIMIT CODE OF ORDINANCE NO. EASEMENT IN LOT 12,BLOCK 1, FOR TRAINS ACROSS THE 39-84; AND DECLARING AN TANGLEWOOD, SECTION B, EMERGENCY WICHITA FALLS,TEXAS SEVENTH STREET CROSSING ORDINANCE NO.54-85 ' ORDINANCE NO.58-85 FROM EIGHT MILES PER HOUR AN ORDINANCE REPLEAING AN ORDINANCE CLOSING,VA- TO TWENTY MILES PER HOUR. 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